These Stores are Open on Christmas & New Year’s Day

Costco remains closed on Christmas

We have prepared a list of stores that are open on Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Don’t let that perfect gift slip off your list. Get all the help you need this holiday season with our comprehensive shopping guide.

Don’t let the festive flurry of activity overwhelm your special holiday preparations. If you find yourself needing those extra few ingredients or stocking stuffers at the last minute, don’t despair. With some stores remaining open during this hectic period, there’s still time to make sure everything is perfect for your family celebrations.

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Stores that Are Open on Christmas 

USA Today has shared the news that a variety of stores are open on Christmas Day, though individual hours may be subject to change. If you have last-minute shopping to do or need something special while celebrating with family and friends, head over to these festive retailers.


UPDATED INFORMATION: Costco remains closed on Christmas, Thanksgiving, New Years, Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, and Labor Day.

  • Costco — Open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • CVS — Open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Family Dollar — USA Today states that Family Dollar is open on Christmas, but there is clue if it is open in the evening.
  • Ikea — Open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • JCPenney — Open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Nordstrom — Closing time is 6 p.m., but hours vary by location.
  • Sam’s Club — Closing time is 6 p.m.
  • Target — open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Walgreens — Hours vary by location.
  • Walmart — Closing time is 6 p.m.
  • Whole Foods — Hours vary by location.

UPDATED INFO: Most of these stores are only open on the Christmas evening only.

Open on New Year’s Eve: 

Many popular retail stores will be open until midnight–or later. However, some may close ahead of schedule due to location-specific hours on New Year’s Eve; so check your local store for their revised holiday opening and closing times.

  • Target: According to Yahoo news, On New Year’s Eve, Target will ring in the new year with regular store hours until 9 p.m., and on New Year’s Day you can start 2021 off right by shopping at standard business hours.
  •  Walmart: As per AOL, The Walmart is set to maintain its regular operating hours in the days leading up to 2023, ensuring that shoppers have access to their last-minute shopping needs on New Year’s Eve and Day.

Make your New Year’s Day shopping easier with Good Housekeeping – they’ve gathered the list of stores open on January 1st, so you can plan ahead and make sure that special gift is ready for a friend or loved one. Remember to check local store hours before heading out.

  • CVS — Regular business hours.
  •  Barnes and Noble — Most stores will open by 11 a.m.
  •  Bed Bath & Beyond — Open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  •  Ikea — Regular business hours.
  •  Kroger — Regular business hours.
  •  Macy’s — Regular business hours.
  •  Walgreens — Regular business hours.
  •  Whole Foods — Hours vary by location.


Stores closed on New Year’s Day

Good Housekeeping has reported the closure of many stores and organizations across America. Whether you’re running errands or shopping for a special gift, make sure to plan ahead as these establishments will not be open.

  • ALDI.
  • Costco.
  • Government-run organizations.
  • Sam’s Club.
  • Most banks.
  • FedEx.
  • Trader Joe’s.
  • UPS.
  • United States Postal Service.

Final Words:

So these are some of the stores open on Christmas. Check out these places that are open on Christmas and New Year’s Day.

Please keep us updated in the comments if you are nearby any of these stores and find them closed.