Milwaukee Post Offices open Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve

MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- Milwaukee Post Offices will be open Christmas Eve, Tuesday, December 24, and New Year’s Eve, Tuesday, December 31, but retail hours at locations will shorten and close between 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. on these dates, with the Airport Post Office open until 6 p.m. Christmas Eve,  and 10 p.m. New Year’s Eve.

Regular mail delivery will be unaffected by the change.

Revised hours will be posted at Milwaukee area Post Offices and commercial customers are asked to check with the business mail entry unit for specific information regarding holiday hours of operation.

Blue collection boxes having final collection times before 12 p.m. will not be affected by these changes. However, collection boxes with final collection times scheduled after that may be collected early. Therefore, mail should be deposited into these mailboxes by 12 p.m. for early pickup December 24 and December 31.

The Milwaukee area Post Offices will be closed December 25 and January 1. Only Priority Mail Express will be delivered on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. The Milwaukee area Post Offices will be open and regular mail delivery will resume December 26 and January 2.

For the most up-to-date holiday information, go to: There you’ll find holiday mailing and shipping deadlines, packing tips and information about Letters to Santa. Information is also included about all of the Postal Service’s holiday forever stamps, including Christmas: Holy Family Stamp, Christmas: Virgin and Child by Jan Gossaert, Eid Stamp, Gingerbread Houses, Global Evergreen Wreath International Stamp, Hanukkah Stamp, Kwanzaa Stamp and Poinsettia Stamps.

The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations.