Cesar Chavez Day: What’s open, closed

Many states, including California, recognize March 31 as Cesar Chavez Day. It is the birthdate of the late civil rights leader who established the United Farm Workers union. It is not a federal holiday.

The following places will close or not operate Tuesday on Cesar Chavez Day:

Most public schools

Fresno State


Fresno County, Tulare County, Madera County courts

Fresno County, Tulare County and city libraries

The following places will operate on the holiday:

Financial institutions

Most city, county, state and federal offices

Kings County, federal courts

Fresno, Clovis, Visalia, Madera, Hanford and Tulare waste collections

Fresno Area Express

Libraries (Porterville Public Library, Kings County, Madera County)

Visalia City Transit

Porterville Colt

Post offices and mail delivery

Tulare City Transit

Clovis and Kings Area Rural Transit agencies