Is the Stock Market Open on Memorial Day? [UPDATED 2022]

Stock Market Holidays Memorial Day

No. The major U.S. stock markets are closed on Memorial Day.

Both the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and Nasdaq are closed in observance of Memorial Day every year. As always, if any other markets are open on this day, please be cautious while trading on a U.S. market holiday due to lower trading volume and, thereby, lower liquidity.  Click here for a list of all market holidays.


Memorial Day
2022: Monday, May 30
2023: Monday, May 29
2024: Monday, May 27

When is Memorial Day?

Memorial Day is observed annually on the last Monday of May. The next Memorial Day holiday will take place on Monday, May 30, 2022.

When Is the Stock Market Closed for Memorial Day?

The markets will be completely closed on Memorial Day (from 9:30 a.m. EST until 4:00 p.m. EST). The U.S. stock market will reopen as normal the following day on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. EST and close at 4:00 p.m. EST.

Normal market hours are 9:30 a.m. EST through 4:00 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday of every week. Following Memorial Day, the next market holiday (causing the markets to close) will be in observance of Juneteenth.

Other than Memorial Day, there are nine holidays when the stock markets are closed including Labor Day, New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Juneteenth, Christmas Day, Independence Day, President’s Day, and Good Friday. If any of these holidays occurs over the weekend, the stock market closes on the Monday after or Friday before.

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