Easter 2014: Walmart, Target, Costco; What’s Open and Closed? Trader Joe’s, Safeway, Publix, Kroger, Whole Foods and Other Stores’ Hours?

April 19, 2014 Updated: April 21, 2014

Walmart will be open, Target will be closed, and Costco is closed, but number of other stores will remain open on Easter Sunday, albeit usually with shorter hours.

A number of stores will remain open on Easter Sunday, albeit usually with shorter hours.

Walmart will remain open, and some Walmart Super Walmart stores will be open 24 hours on the holiday. Check hours before going. Shoppers can stock up on Easter eggs, candy, and jelly beans there.

Target: Target will be closed on Easter. Check hours. “Thanks for taking the time to ask us about Target store hours for Easter Sunday. All Target stores will be closed on Easter. We will open again at 8 AM on Monday morning,” a Target rep said. 

Costco: Costco won’t be open in Easter Sunday.

Best Buy: Best Buy is closed Easter. Check hours online.

Malls: Some malls will be open. Call ahead for hours.

Libraries will be closed.

All state and federal offices will be closed.

Publix is closed on Easter.

Save Mart: Likely closed. Check local hours.

Kroger: Not closed on Easter. Check hours.

Safeway: Safeway is open on Easter. Check hours online.

Staples: Likely not open in most locations. Check hours online.

Trader Joe’s: Trader Joe’s is open on Easter. Check hours online.

Whole Foods: Whole Foods is open. Check hours.

Albertson’s is open on Easter. Some hours might vary, with some stores closing at 4 p.m. Check hours.

The vast majority of gas stations also tend to be open on Easter.

CVS is open. Check hours. 

Rite Aid is open as well. Check hours. 

Walgreens is also open. Check hours. 

Duane Reade is open as well. Check hours. 

Good Neighbor Pharmacy is also likely open. Check hours.

Banks mostly won’t be open because it’s a Sunday and a federal holiday. Mobile banking, ATMs, and online banking are available.

Wells Fargo won’t be open.

Citibank won’t be open.

Bank of America won’t be open.

Chase also won’t be open.

TD Bank won’t be open.

Other regional banks likely aren’t open.

The majority of banks, credit unions, and post offices won’t be open on Easter. TD Bank will remain open on Easter

Chain restaurants:

Golden Corral: The chain is offering a full buffet on Easter Sunday at nearly 500 locations in the United States. Most hours are 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. However, some might be closed, so check hours. Check hours

Cracker Barrel: This chain is also going to be open, with hours between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. in some locations. However, it’s best to check local hours. 

Denny’s is always open.

Applebee’s is usually open Easter. Check hours. 

Chili’s Grill & Bar is usually open but usually until 12 p.m. noon. Check hours. 

Olive Garden is open and usually has the same hours. Check hours. 

Red Lobster is usually open. Check hours. 

Outback Steakhouse is open and kids eat fee, according to a recent promotion. Check hours. 

Buffalo Wild Wings is usually open on Easter but some are only open until 12 p.m. Check hours. 

TGI Friday’s is usually open. Check hours. 

The Cheesecake Factory tends to be open on Easter. Check hours. 

Texas Roadhouse is usually open. Check hours.

Ruby Tuesday is usually open. Check hours 

Fast food:

Starbucks is usually open, but check hours and listings. 

Dunkin’ Donuts is usually open but check hours and listings. 

Krispy Kreme is usually open but check hours and listings. 

McDonald’s is usually open but check hours. 

Burger King is usually open but check hours. 

Domino’s Pizza is open but some locations open later in the day–sometimes as late as 4 p.m. Check listings. 

Taco Bell is usually open but check hours. 

Subway is usually open but check hours. 

KFC is usually open but check hours. 

Pizza Hut is usually open but check hours. 

Wendy’s is usually open. Check hours.

Panera Bread varies on location. Check hours.

Jack in the Box is usually open. Check hours.

For a comprehensive list of ideas of fast food chains in the U.S., click here.


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