What is Open Christmas Day: Walgreens, Rite Aide, CVS, Starbucks, McDonald’s, Albertsons; Hours

December 24, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

The vast majority of major retailers are closed on Christmas. So what’s open?

Some hours may vary so call ahead of time:

Walgreens / Duane Reade – 24-hour locations are open; most stores open 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Rite Aid – 24-hour locations are open; or 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

CVS – 24-hour locations are open; or 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Albertson’s – Open on Christmas

7-Eleven – Always open, 24 hours

Starbucks – Open Christmas Day

Denny’s – The restaurant chain will be open Christmas Day. Hours will vary.

McDonald’s – Most locations open Christmas

Circle K – Stores will be open on Christmas Day, with most operating with regular hours.

QuikTrip – Stores will be open Christmas Day, with most operating with regular hours.

Retailers like Walmart, Target, Kmart, Costco, and Best Buy won’t be open. Banks are closed.


For Christmas Eve only:

7-Eleven: Open 24 hours

Albertsons: Open until 9 p.m.
CVS: Open until 10 p.m. (except 24-hour stores)
Publix: Open until 7 p.m.
Rite Aid: Open until 7 p.m. (except 24-hour stores)
Target: Open until 10 p.m.
Trader Joe’s: Open until 6 p.m.
Walgreens: Open until midnight (except 24-hour stores)
Walmart: Open 6 a.m. – 6 p.m
Whole Foods: Open until 7 p.m.
Kmart – Open until 10 p.m. Christmas Eve
Kroger – Close at 6 p.m. Christmas Eve
Target – Open until 10 p.m.
Lowes Foods – Open until 6 p.m.
Costco – Until 5 p.m.
Toys-R-Us / Babies-R-Us – Open until 10 p.m.
Macy’s – Open until 6 p.m.
JC Penny – Open until 6 p.m.
Sears – Open until 10 p.m.
Best Buy – Open until 6 p.m.

Many banks are CLOSED on Christmas Eve, while some close early.

Here’s some of the banks open on Christmas Eve

Bank of the West
BBVA Compass – closes 1 p.m. Christmas Eve
M&T Bank
Regions Bank
Santander Bank- all branches closed at 3 p.m. Christmas Eve
SunTrust Bank
TD Bank
U.S. Bank – some branches close early
Wells Fargo – some branches close early