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Most businesses from restaurants to stores will be open this Veterans Day.

Free meals, coffee and sweets at certain restaurants for Veterans Day
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The New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq will remain open Wednesday. While the post office is closed and won’t deliver mail, you might still get packages from UPS, Fedex and other delivery services that are staying open.

Most banks are closed Wednesday including along with non-essential federal government offices are closed.

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Veterans Day marks the date when Germany and the Allies signed a 1918 agreement to end World War I hostilities. The fighting ceased on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs.

© AFP/Getty Images A U.S. flag is seen next to the Vietnam War Memorial as visitors pay their respects on Veterans Day on Nov. 11, 2010 in Washington.

Veterans Day 2020 amid a pandemic: What’s open and closed on Nov. 11?

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Veterans Day free food: Starbucks, Wendy’s, Buffalo Wild Wings offering freebies for vets, military Wednesday

While store hours vary more this Veterans Day than past years because of the coronavirus pandemic, restaurants and businesses are still saluting veterans and active-duty military personnel with free food and deals Wednesday.

Some retailers including Target and Under Armour also are offering veterans and military a discount.

But even Costco Wholesale Club, which closes for other holidays is open this Nov. 11. The holidays Costco clubs are closed on are New Year’s Day, Easter, Independence Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Contributing: Ryan W. Miller and Wyatte Grantham-Philips, USA TODAY

Follow USA TODAY reporter Kelly Tyko on Twitter: @KellyTyko

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: What’s open and closed on Veterans Day? Most banks are closed while stock market, stores, restaurants open

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