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Memorial Day 2013 in Buffalo — What is Open and What is Closed?

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Memorial Day, a day to remember the men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces, will be on Monday, May 27, 2013. Here is a full list of what’s going on and what’s open and closed in Buffalo on Memorial Day.

Banks (M&T Bank, Key Bank, First Niagara, Evans Bank): CLOSED

Post Offices: CLOSED

Buffalo Public Libraries: CLOSED

Walden Galleria Mall: Open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

McKinley Mall: Open regular hours (10 a.m.-9 p.m.)

Boulevard Mall: Open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Eastern Hills Mall: Open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Darien Lake Theme Park: Open regular hours (10:30 a.m.-8 p.m.)

Martin’s Fantasy Island: Open regular hours (11:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.). Water park closed.

Buffalo Zoo: Open regular hours (10 a.m.-5 p.m.)

Buffalo Museum of Science: CLOSED

Buffalo & Erie County Historical SocietyCLOSED

Albright-Knox Art Gallery and Burchfield Penney Art Center: CLOSED (The galleries are always closed Mondays.)


A couple local establishments are also offering discounts for military members on Memorial Day.

The Buffalo Zoo‘s ‘High Five For Military’ promotion will allow a member of the U.S. military and up to four guests to come to the zoo for just $5 total! You must present a valid military ID at the gates to receive the offer.

Applebee’s (2656 Delaware Ave., Buffalo) and Denny’s (2215 Delaware Ave., Buffalo) will offer a 10 percent discount with military ID.

Contributed by Ariana Harvin-Mahiques

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