Are Banks Open on Thanksgiving in 2023?

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, which has many folks wondering if banks are open on Thursday, November 23.

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Are banks open on Thanksgiving in 2023? That's a question plenty of folks are wondering just ahead of the holiday that falls each year on the fourth Thursday in November. The answer is no, banks are not open on Thursday, November 23.

Many folks will choose to spend the holiday with family and friends, eating turkey and watching football. Others might want to spend a few minutes reflecting upon the financial achievements for which they're most thankful. Perhaps they've made the kind of home upgrades that most increased the value of their homes, or taken advantage of tax moves that will allow them to keep more of their money in retirement

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Karee Venema
Senior Investing Editor,

With over a decade of experience writing about the stock market, Karee Venema is the senior investing editor at She joined the publication in April 2021 after 10 years of working as an investing writer and columnist at Schaeffer's Investment Research. In her previous role, Karee focused primarily on options trading, as well as technical, fundamental and sentiment analysis.