What’s open, closed in Miami on Memorial Day 2023

Coral Gables Honor Guard Nelson Garcia, left, Mike Clark and Gregory DiCarlo stand in remembrance of fallen Coral Gables enlisted military who fought in World War II. On Monday, May 30, 2022, residents, veterans, families and friends gathered under dark skies for the City of Coral Gables’ Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony at the War Memorial Youth Center.

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Memorial Day is Monday, May 29. For many, that means barbecues, road trips, time for rest and remembrance.

It also means a change in hours at stores and for government services.

Here’s what to know in South Florida:

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A group of bicyclists pedal down the beach boardwalk during the first day of Memorial Day Weekend in Miami Beach, Florida, on Friday, May 27, 2022. Daniel A. Varela [email protected]


Hours may vary so check with your location.

Publix will be open though hours may vary.

Winn-Dixie and Fresco y Más will be open though hours may vary.

Sedano’s will be open regular hours.

The Fresh Market will be open regular hours.

Whole Foods Market will be open though hours may vary.

Aldi will be open with limited hours.

Trader Joe’s will be open though hours may vary.


Walgreens stores and pharmacies will be open although some non-24-hour pharmacies will have reduced hours.

CVS stores and pharmacies will be open although some pharmacies may have reduced hours or be closed for the holiday.

Navarro will be open.

Recreation and Shopping

Beaches will be open in Miami-Dade and Broward.

Parks will be open.

Malls: Aventura Mall, Dolphin Mall and the Simon-owned malls (Dadeland Mall, The Falls, Florida Keys Outlet Marketplace, International Mall, Sawgrass Mills, Coral Square, Town Center at Boca Raton) will be open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Restaurants should be open on Memorial Day. Some places, however, may have reduced hours.


Miami-Dade’s Metrorail and Metromover will run on their weekend schedules. Metrobus will run on its Sunday schedule on Memorial Day Monday.

Broward Transit will operate on a holiday service schedule. Express and Breeze bus service eon’t be in service. People who need planning for fixed-route and paratransit services should call 954-357-8400. Only a few terminals will be staffed from 8:45 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Tri-Rail trains will run on a weekend schedule, which means they won’t “have the flexibility to wait on late comers. Passengers should arrive to the station 20 minutes before their departure. Here’s where you can find train arrival times on the schedule.


Schools, courts, post offices, libraries and city halls will be closed for the federal holiday. That means no mail, classes or jury duty.

Jean Morone helps her granddaughter Vada Morone place a flag at the gravesite of Vada’s great-grandfather, U.S. Army Veteran and Korean War Veteran Ernest L. Morone, during the “Preparing for Memorial Day” service at Manasota Memorial Park in East Bradenton on Saturday, May 24, 2014. Paul Videla Bradenton Herald

This story was originally published May 25, 2023 4:48 AM.

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