Stock market holiday 2022: is Wall Street closed for Black Friday?


Fall is in full swing, but there are still plenty of trading days left in the year. The NYSE, Nasdaq and US bond markets were closed for Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 24. Wall Street and the bond markets will reopen for Black Friday on November 25, but they will close earlier. They are two of the last market holidays for 2022 as the year comes to an end.


Check out this list of stock market holidays in 2022 to see if the stock market is open on days like Veterans Day, Christmas Eve and others.

What are stock market holidays?

A so-called market holiday is any non-weekend day on which the New York Stock Exchange, Nasdaq or bond markets close that day. Usually that holiday is something like Thanksgiving or Christmas.

On some holidays, or days after, stock markets remain open, while bond markets remain closed or close earlier. Sometimes markets close for national mourning, as the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq did in honor of the late President George HW Bush in 2018.

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If a particular holiday falls on a Saturday, the Friday before will generally be a stock market holiday. Likewise, markets usually close the following Monday if the holiday falls on a Sunday.

Regular business hours for the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq are Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET. The markets are closed on weekends.

Full stock market holiday 2022

Here are the stock market holidays in 2022 when the NYSE, Nasdaq, and bond markets are all completely closed:

  • Monday, January 17 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Monday, February 21 – Day of the Presidents
  • Friday, April 15 – Good Friday
  • Monday, May 30 — Memorial Day
  • Monday, June 20 — Celebration of Juneteenth, as June 19 is a Sunday
  • Monday July 4 – Independence Day
  • Monday, September 5 – Labor Day
  • Thursday, November 24 – Thanksgiving Day
  • Monday December 26 – Observance of Christmas Day, which falls on a Sunday

Below we review the partial market closures for 2022.

Is the fair open on New Year’s Day 2022?

New Year’s Day 2022 falls on a Saturday. The stock exchange will not celebrate the holiday, neither with closure nor with limited hours.

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Bond markets close early, at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 31. 2021. The stock exchanges are open that day.

Is the stock market open the Thursday before Good Friday?

April 14, the date on which Maundy Thursday falls in 2022, is the regular opening hours of the stock market. Bond markets close early, at 2 p.m.

Is the fair open on the Friday before Memorial Day?

The fair is open on the Friday before Memorial Day. But the bond markets close early, at 2 p.m

Is the stock market open on July 1?

It is. But bond markets closed at 2 p.m

Is the stock market open on Columbus Day?

Yes. The NYSE and the Nasdaq are open on Columbus Day/Indigenous Peoples Day, which falls on Monday, October 10 in 2022.

As for the bond markets? Closed that day.

Is the fair open on Veterans Day?

Similarly, bond traders will also have the day off for Veterans Day, which will take place on Friday, November 11 in 2022. But the NYSE and the Nasdaq are keeping normal business hours.

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… And Black Friday?

The markets close early at 1 p.m. ET on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving. Black Friday in 2022 falls on November 25. Bond markets close early, at 2 p.m

… The day before Christmas Eve?

23 Dec. takes place on Friday in 2022. The NYSE and Nasdaq are fully open. Bond markets close at 2 p.m

Is the fair open on New Year’s Eve?

New Year’s Eve falls on a Saturday in 2022.

The bond market closes early, at 2 p.m. Friday, December 30.


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