Observed the first Monday in September, Labor Day recognizes and pays tribute to the American labor movement and honors workers for their contribution to the achievements and prosperity of the United States, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.

Unofficially, it marks the end of summer making it one of the busiest travel days of the year. Many El Pasoans will use the three-day weekend to attend area festivals and bazaars.

While the City of El Paso and El Paso County administrative offices will be closed on Monday, September 4, in observance of the federal holiday some services will remain open or operate on reduced hours. You'll find details below.

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·All city and county offices
·City museums
·City libraries
·University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso Community College, all public and private schools

City of El Paso: Open

·El Paso Zoo & Botanical Gardens, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
·El Paso Water Parks, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
·Spray Parks, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Sun Metro

Sun Metro’s fixed routes and para-transit services will run on its Sunday/Holiday schedule. Check affected routes HERE.

City of El Paso Environmental Services

Trash is not collected on Mondays, so this service will be not affected.

Stores and Restaurants

If you’re planning on shopping or dining out, most stores, restaurants, shopping centers and malls will be open.

Some may be operating on holiday schedules with limited or reduced hours of operation while others -- such as locally owned small businesses -- may be closed. Call to confirm or check their social media before heading out.

State and Federal

Because Labor Day is a federal holiday, all state and federal offices/buildings will be closed.

Banks and Postal Service

Banks and other financial institutions along with the United States Post Office will be closed. There will not be any mail delivery on Monday, and any banking will have to be conducted online or at an ATM.

Wild Jobs Celebrities Had Before Fame

Stars have had to resort to some pretty out-there gigs in order to pursue their dreams and make ends meet. From Gabourey Sidibe's phone-sex operating past to Christopher Walken's stint as a lion tamer, see the wildest (and sometimes just funny) jobs celebrities have held pre-fame.

Sexy Jobs Celebrities Once Had

From Brad Pitt to Lady Gaga and Riverdale's Mark Consuelos, you may be surprised by some of the celebs on this list.

Whether it was a one-time stint or a job that lasted several years, some of our favorite Hollywood stars worked in stripping, exotic dancing or prostitution before their big break — and even look back at the time fondly.

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