What's Open/Closed For Spring Holiday (AKA Good Friday) And Easter 2019?

What’s Open/Closed For Spring Holiday (AKA Good Friday) And Easter 2019?

What’s closed and what’s open on Good Friday (aka the Spring Holiday) and Easter Sunday 2019 here in Kane County, IL?

Here’s a quick rundown.



  • Many businesses (other than banking institutions) are open on Friday, but consult your local chambers of commerce for more information.
  • Most big retailers are open on Friday. Some big-name retail stores are closed on Easter Sunday:
  • Many pharmacies will be open both days, including CVS, Walgreens, and Rite Aid, but the hours may vary. Call ahead before making the trip.
  • Home improvement stores Home Depot and Lowe’s are open both days. Most Ace Hardware stores are open on Good Friday and closed on Easter Sunday (but open on “Easter Monday.”)

Cities And Villages

Several municipalities’ non-emergency offices are closed for the “spring holiday” on Friday. They always closed on Sunday.

Typically, waste and recycling collection services are not affected by the Easter weekend holiday.

We’ve marked several that are closed for sure on Good Friday, but be sure to consult your local municipality’s website for further information:

Federal Offices

Federal offices are open on Friday, according to this U.S. Office of Personnel Management list of holidays.

Kane County

Libraries and Park Districts

Post Offices

  • Post offices are open Friday and closed Sunday.


State of Illinois

The state of Illinois does not take Friday off.

Stock Markets


  • Metra will operate a special schedule to help customers start off the Easter holiday weekend. On Good Friday, April 19, the agency will be running a modified schedule in order to operate afternoon “early getaway” trains, designed to help customers get home and get their holiday started.
  • Check this link for Pace bus schedules.