Here’s a list of what’s open and closed on Christmas Eve, which lies on Thursday, Dec. 24.
Walmart said in a news release that it will be open until 8 p.m. on Christmas Eve, but it will remain closed on Christmas.
Walmart also said that it’s offering free shipping minimum-purchase threshold this Friday, which is typically $50, CNN reported.
Target is offering extended store hours to meet shopping needs, and it will close on Christmas Eve at 10 p.m. or 11 p.m. local time.
Costco said its hours will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
Here’s some store information for Christmas Day. 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
Santander Bank- all branches closed at 3 p.m. Christmas Eve
U.S. Bank – some branches close early
Wells Fargo – some branches close early
Meanwhile, a storm system forecasters called “particularly dangerous” killed at least six people as it swept across the country Wednesday, and officials were searching for missing residents into the night.
Tornadoes touched down in Indiana and Mississippi, where three were killed. The springlike storms packing strong winds killed two more in Tennessee.
A tree blew over onto a house in Arkansas, killing an 18-year-old woman and trapping a 1-year-old child inside, authorities said. Rescuers pulled the toddler safely from the home.
Slabs of metal were tangled in drooping power lines, dangling precariously alongside the road, and the smell of freshly overturned dirt and trees lingered in the air as emergency crews tended to downed power lines.
Close by, in Benton County, Mississippi, two people died and at least two were missing. Crews were searching house-by-house and to make sure residents were accounted for.
In the northwest part of the state, A tornado damaged or destroyed at least 20 homes. Clarksdale Mayor Bill Luckett said the only confirmed casualty was a dog killed by storm debris. Planes at a small airport overturned and an unknown number of people were injured.
“I’m looking at some horrific damage right now,” the mayor said. “Sheet metal is wrapped around trees; there are overturned airplanes; a building is just destroyed.”
With The Associated Press.