What's Open, Closed Good Friday, Easter Weekend

State & local governments in Connecticut close on Good Friday, but the U.S. government and Post Offices stay open. Here are other closings & openings.

Good Friday is a holiday for the state of Connecticut and many local governments and schools — but not Westport Town Hall, and not the federal government or post offices.

[If you have a business or organization that's closed or has shortened hours for the weekend, please tell us in the comments.]

Department of Motor Vehicles and AAA offices

Holiday schedule for American Automobile Association offices and major service centers, including the Norwalk Office:

  • Friday: The Norwalk Office is closed all day. "All AAA offices will be open to process renewals for driver licenses and non-driver ID cards during their normal business hours on Friday, April 18 and Saturday, April 19."
  • Saturday: Norwalk Office is open for normal business hours, starting at 8 a.m. AAA offices are open.
  • Monday: The Norwalk Office is closed, as usual. AAA offices are open.
  • Tuesday: The department reopens for business with normal business hours of 7:45 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Good Friday



  • Westport Town Hall and offices are open.
  • The Westport-Weston Family Y is open.
  • Banks in Connecticut have the option of opening or closing. According to state policy: "Connecticut banks and credit unions are required to give at least two weeks’ advance notice to their customers of holiday openings and closings by posting such notice in the lobby of each office." TD Bank is open.



  • The Westport-Weston Family Y is open.
  • Darien Recycling Center/Transfer Station is open.

Easter Sunday


  • Norwalk Transit District bus service is closed on Sunday, as usual. Holidays for the Norwalk-Milford bus through Westport are not posted on the district's website.


  • The Westport-Weston Family Y is open.


  • Trains: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority website has announecd no schedule changes for Good Friday or Easter Sunday on the New Haven Line or any other service.


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