On Christmas and Christmas Eve, a few chain stores will be open with their regular hours or in limited capacity. A number of gas stations will remain open.
However, most big retailers like Walmart, Best Buy, and Target won’t be open. See a list of stores that are closed here. The major banks are closed.
The stores below are definitely open on Christmas Day, but also remember to call or check local listings for hours because they vary:
Starbucks: Starbucks will be open on Christmas Day and Christmas Eve. Local store hours will vary.
Walgreens / Duane Reade: On Christmas, it will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Some pharmacies might be open as well. (Duane Reade is part of the Walgreens family)
CVS: Most locations open Christmas Day; some are open 24 hours, which are regular store hours.
Denny’s: The restaurant chain will be open Christmas Day. Hours will vary.
McDonald’s: A large number of locations are open on Christmas. Hours will vary.
IHOP: A large number of locations will open on Christmas. Hours will also vary.
7-Eleven: The chain will be open on Christmas with the same hours as usual, which is 24/7.
Rite Aid: Will be open Christmas Day. Regular opening and closing times.
Family Dollar: Will be open on Christmas Day. Regular opening and closing times.
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.