What’s Closed Christmas Day? Kroger, Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, Albertsons, Publix, Safeway, More

December 25, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

Christmas is Thursday, and here’s a list of stores that aren’t open. The vast, vast majority of big chain stores–like Walmart–will be closed for the holiday.


Walmart – Closed on Christmas

Target – Closed

Costco – Closed

Best Buy – Closed

Macy’s – Closed

Whole Foods – Closed

Trader Joes – Closed

Kmart – Closed

Publix – Closed

Grocery stores like Kroger and Publix, and more are also closed.


However, Albertson and Safeway are open.

Albertsons: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Fresh & Easy: 6 a.m. to 12 a.m.

Safeway – Open; Check hours

Walgreens, CVS, and Rite Aid are also open. Hours vary, but 24-hour locations will have normal hours.

Here’s a list of restaurants open (check hours beforehand):

Burger King
Denny’s – 24/7
Dunkin’ Donuts
Jack in the Box
Panda Express
Pizza Hut
Sonic Drive-In
Starbucks Coffee
Taco Bell
Waffle House