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What Stores Are Open And Closed On Christmas Eve? See Hours Inside

As the excitement builds for Christmas Eve, eager shoppers preparing for last-minute gift runs or final holiday preparations are advised to check store hours before heading out the door. See the list below.

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With Christmas Eve just around the corner, many shoppers are gearing up for some last-minute gift purchases and final touches on holiday preparations. However, before heading out to your favorite stores, it's crucial to be aware of the adjusted hours that major retailers across the U.S. will be observing this festive season.

While Christmas Day typically sees widespread business closures, Christmas Eve may have stores closing early or operating with reduced hours. It's essential to double-check the schedules, especially considering variations in hours across locations.

Here's a rundown of the Christmas Eve hours for major stores in 2023:

  1. Walmart: Closing at 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
  2. Target: Most stores open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
  3. Costco: Warehouses open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., but hours may vary by location.
  4. CVS Pharmacy: Normal hours for many locations, but some non-24 stores may have reduced hours or closures. Customers are advised to check ahead.
  5. Walgreens: Regular hours, with pharmacy hours varying by location.
  6. Starbucks: Many locations open, but hours may vary based on business and customer needs.
  7. Kroger: Early closures on Christmas Eve, varying by store division and location.
  8. Albertsons: Open with reduced hours; pharmacies may also have adjusted hours or closures.

Additionally, several grocery, convenience, and retail stores will have modified hours on Christmas Eve:

  1. ALDI: Stores operate with limited hours.
  2. Harris Teeter: Open until 7 p.m.
  3. Home Depot: Stores open from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  4. IKEA: Stores open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  5. Jewel-Osco: Open with reduced hours for stores and pharmacies.
  6. Lowe’s: Closing at 6 p.m.
  7. Macy’s: Stores open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., with variations by location.
  8. Meijer: Open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  9. Publix: Stores close at 7 p.m., with some locations varying.
  10. Rite Aid: Some stores open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., while others (including 24-hour locations) close at 9 p.m.
  11. Safeway: Open with reduced hours; pharmacies may also have adjusted schedules.
  12. Sam’s Club: Stores open until 6 p.m.
  13. Sheetz: Open with regular hours (24/7).
  14. Sprouts Farmer’s Market: Open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  15. Trader Joe’s: Stores open until 5 p.m.
  16. Whole Foods: Open with modified hours, varying by location.
  17. 7-Eleven: Most stores open 24/7, but some locations may have varying hours.

As you wrap up your holiday preparations, remember to check specific store hours online or call ahead to ensure a smooth and stress-free Christmas Eve shopping experience. Happy holidays!

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