COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Monday, Oct. 11, is Columbus Day. Here’s what’s closed and what’s open in the City of Columbus.


  • Post offices are closed and mail will not be delivered.
  • Federal, state, and some local offices are closed.


  • Because the City of Columbus moved the day off from Columbus Day to Veterans’ Day in 2018, city offices will be open and trash pick-up will happen as scheduled. Parking meters will also be in effect.
  • Columbus City Schools will be in session.
  • Most Franklin County offices will be open because the county voted to move the holiday off day from Columbus Day to Juneteenth.
  • Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) buses will run according to normal schedules.
  • The Columbus Metropolitan Library system is open.
  • Ohio State University and most other colleges and universities are open.