What's Open/Closed Veterans Day (Wednesday, Nov. 11) in Kane County

What’s Open/Closed Veterans Day (Wednesday, Nov. 11) in Kane County

Veterans Day has special meaning in this year of COVID-19, as communities throughout Kane County host virtual or limited in-person events commemorating the “eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month” of 1918.

Whatever your plans on Wednesday, be sure to take a moment to reflect and remember the sacrifices our veterans have made for our nation.

What’s closed and what’s open in Kane County this year is a bit different this year, as well.

Kane County non-emergency offices are closed.

The offices of cities and villages are a mixed bag, with about half staying open and half closed on Wednesday. For the most part, garbage collection is NOT affected by Veterans Day, but be sure to check your municipality’s website for the latest info.

Most schools are open according to COVID-19 protocols, but most banks are closed Wednesday. Post offices are closed, too

As always, if any information below needs updating, email a link to kanecountyconnects@gmail.com.

Banks

Businesses

Cities and Villages

The following is information on non-emergency office hours for Wednesday, Nov. 11, in Kane County villages and cities based on the calendar information of each office’s website. If no mention is found, the default is the information provided in 2019.

Click here for links to local government offices in Kane County.

For the most part, garbage collection is NOT affected by Veterans Day, but be sure to check your municipality’s website for the latest info.

Federal Offices

All federal government offices that are non-essential will be closed.

Kane County

Libraries

  • Most libraries in Kane County are open. But be sure to click the link to check on your local library’s COVID-19 rules.

Metra

Metra makes no mention of special deals or schedule changes for Veteran’s Day. But of course, the schedule has been changed due to COVID-19. Click here for details.

Park Districts

Post Offices

  • Postal offices are closed on Wednesday, Nov. 11. The U.S. Postal Service won’t deliver mail on Wednesday.

Schools

State Offices

The state of Illinois observes Veterans Day and will close all non-essential offices. In recent months, that means there will be no daily COVID-19 news releases or the usual afternoon news conference.

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