What’s closed Labor Day in Whatcom County

Government offices, banks and schools will be closed Monday, Sept. 7, for Labor Day, but most stores and restaurants will be open.

Of note, Monday also is a holiday in Canada, so many businesses and services will be closed. Call ahead to check.

Here is a list of Whatcom County services and their status Monday:


City of Bellingham and Whatcom County government offices — Closed.

Bellingham parking meters — Not enforced.

Bellingham and Whatcom County library branches — Closed.

Public schools, colleges and universities — Closed.

Postal service — No mail delivery.


Banks — Closed.

Garbage — Sanitary Service Co. and Nooksack Valley Disposal will pick up trash on regular schedule. However, trucks might be earlier than usual; customers are advised to set out their trash early. SSC and Nooksack Valley Disposal offices and the Bellingham Recycling Center/Transfer Station at F Street will be closed Monday.

Whatcom Transportation Authority — No buses running Monday.

The Bellingham Herald — Offices closed, regular newspaper delivery.

YMCA — Closed.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Whatcom County — Closed.

The Opportunity Council — Closed.


Bellis Fair — Open regular hours. Some anchor stores have longer hours for Labor Day sales.

Grocery stores — Most are open regular hours.

Movie theaters — Open.

Lynden Skateway — Closed.

For changes or additions to this list, email newsroom@bellinghamherald.com by noon Friday, Sept. 4.