Martin Luther King JR Day 2013: What’s Open, What’s Closed & Events in Modesto

mlk-day-modesto-2013The presidential inauguration and Martin Luther King Jr. Day will both be held on Monday, January 21, 2013. Below are details of what are opened and what are closed in and around the city of Modesto.


  • Post offices
  • Stanislaus County Court systems
  • Federal government offices
  • Some banks
  • Public and Private Schools
  • County libraries


  • Most department stores
  • Liquor stores
  • Hospitals
  • Some doctor’s offices

In celebrating the MLK Day event, Yosemite National Park is waiving the admission fees to get into the park. This is valid for all types of visitors. However, fees associated with park camping, lodging or activities will stay the same and will not be waived.

Visitors are warned to be careful and be fully aware of snow and ice on the road. It is recommended that you carry chains at all times. For more information please call 209-372-0200.