What's Open, What's Closed in Wilton for Memorial Day Weekend

Co-written by David Gurliacci

Government offices and some other places close or curtail their hours for Memorial Day, which is this coming Monday, and for Memorial Day weekend, the traditional start of summer.

Heres a list of what's open and what's closed this weekend:

FRIDAY — Closed

Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles customer service centers will close  at 12:30 p.m., remain closed on Saturday (they're normally closed on Monday) and reopen at 7:45 a.m. Tuesday, May 28.


Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles customer service centers, like the one in Norwalk (see "Friday— Closed" section, above; but AAA offices will be open, see "Saturday — Open" section below)

Wilton Transfer station


Wilton Library, open normal Saturday hours (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

"All AAA offices will be open to process renewals for driver licenses and non-driver ID cards during their normal business hours on Friday, May 24 and Saturday, May 25," according to the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles.


Wilton Library, open normal Sunday hours (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)

MONDAY — Closed

Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles customer service centers, like the one in Norwalk (see "Friday" section, above)

Wilton Transfer station

Connecticut state offices

Federal government offices

Wilton Library

Wilton Public Schools

Wilton town offices

Post offices


TD Banks, including the one at 40 Danbury Road (All banks in the state have the option of remaining open on public holidays. In practice, TD Bank is usually the only one.)

Restaurants, generally, unless they're normally closed on Mondays

Grocery stores

Other businesses: open at the owner’s discretion

Call ahead or look online before heading to businesses to confirm they are open. Many retail stores or gyms/health clubs may be operating on a Sunday schedule or with limited hours.


Metro-North has announced it "will add extra trains on Friday, May 24, to help New Yorkers get an early start on the long three-day weekend. All MTA services will operate on Sunday schedules on Memorial Day."


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