Sioux Falls downtown Post Office open Saturdays during the holidays

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - The Sioux Falls Downtown Post Office has opened for Saturday retail hours from now through Christmas.

The post office, which is normally closed on Saturday, will now be open from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, the Postal Service expects to deliver more than 800 million packages and nearly 12 billion pieces of mail – for a total of nearly 13 billion cheerful deliveries this holiday season.

The Postal Service recommends the following mailing and shipping deadlines for expected delivery by Dec. 25 to Air/Army Post Office/Fleet Post Office/Diplomatic Post Office and domestic addresses:
• Dec. 9 — APO/FPO/DPO (ZIP Code™ 093 only) Priority Mail and First-Class Mail
• Dec. 11 — APO/FPO/DPO (all other ZIP Codes) Priority Mail and First-Class Mail services
• Dec. 14 — USPS Retail Ground service
• Dec. 18 — APO/FPO/DPO (except ZIP Code 093) USPS Priority Mail Express® service
• Dec. 20 — First-Class Mail service (including greeting cards)
• Dec. 20 — First-class packages (up to 15.99 ounces)
• Dec. 21 — Priority Mail service
• Dec. 23 — Priority Mail Express* service

Alaska
• Dec. 18 — Alaska to mainland First-Class Mail service
• Dec. 19 — Alaska to mainland Priority Mail service
• Dec. 21 — Alaska to mainland Priority Mail Express service

Hawaii
• Dec. 19 — Hawaii to mainland Priority Mail and First-Class Mail services
• Dec. 21 — Hawaii to mainland Priority Mail Express service