Jan. 21 is considered a holiday in observance of Martin Luther King Day. State and local government offices are closed but many retail businesses will remain open:
- West Hartford Town Hall: Closed
- West Hartford Public Library: Closed
- West Hartford Public Schools: Closed
- DMV: Closed
- Banks: Closed
- U.S. Post Offices: Closed
- State Government Offices: Closed
- State courts: Closed
- Liquor stores: Permitted to be open
- Supermarkets: Open
- Retail stores: Most open
- Restaurants: Running on their usual Monday schedules.
The Children's Museum, which is usually closed on Mondays, will be open on Martin Luther King Day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Special skating sessions are also scheduled at Veteran's Memorial Rink.