Juneteenth National Independence Day

Juneteenth is a U.S. federal holiday recognizing independence and honouring the end of slavery in the United States. Carriers will observe the U.S. postal holiday on Wednesday, June 19, 2024.

Juneteenth falls on Wed, June 19 commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African-Americans. While officially designated a U.S. federal holiday in 2021, Juneteenth has been celebrated across various parts of the United States annually since 1865.

Juneteenth will be observed by the United States Postal service and others in the industry as a postal holiday. U.S. post offices will close and regular mail delivery will not take place however, all Chit Chats branches will be open with regular hours to accept your shipments. We will be processing your shipments as normal, but please expect some minor delays to tracking for your U.S. bound shipments.

Happy shipping!