All the Stores That Are Open on Christmas Day 2023 Near You

All the Stores That Are Open on Christmas Day 2023 Near You

As much as we want to spend Christmas Day opening up presents under the tree and enjoying time with loved ones, sometimes, you got to head outside. There’s always a forgotten grocery item essential for Christmas dinner, a necessary trip to the convenience store for batteries, last-minute stocking stuffers that need to be bought or band-aids needed for the blisters you’re getting from a new pair of Christmas shoes. So knowing which stores you can count on to be open on December 25 is a must.

In an effort to save you time driving from store to store only to find your favorites closed, we’ve rounded up all the stores open on Christmas Day 2023. For those who don’t celebrate Christmas or prefer getting takeout to spending hours in the kitchen, we’ve included our favorite restaurants, fast-food chains and coffee shops you can get mouthwatering eats and treats from.

Stores that are open on Christmas Day 2023:

  • Acme: Acme is typically open on Christmas Day, but hours may vary depending on location. In the past, the grocer has been open typically from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. but check your local store to double-check.
  • Albertsons: Most stores stay open with reduced hours usually from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Bravo Supermarkets: Most locations will operate with special hours on Christmas Day.
  • Casey’s General Store: Location hours may vary, but in the past stores have opened at 10 a.m. No word yet on what time they will close.
  • Circle K: Like in years past, most locations will be open 24/7 on Christmas.
  • Cumberland Farms: Stores are usually open from 7 a.m. to midnight, and in the past they offered free coffee and other hot beverages to all customers on Christmas morning.
  • CVS: Most CVS locations will be open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., even though many regularly stay open 24/7. Call ahead for pharmacy hours.
  • Duane Reade: Most locations operate 24/7, however, make sure to check in with your local store to confirm hours.
  • Giant: In the past, most Giant locations have been open on Christmas between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • QuickChek: Select QuickChek stores are typically open on most holidays but with reduced hours. In the past, a majority of QuickChek locations have been open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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  • Safeway: Some (but not all!) locations are open on Christmas Day. Be sure to check with your local store.
  • Starbucks: Coffee lovers can get their fix at Starbucks on Christmas. Most of the chain’s locations remain open on all holidays, and customers can drop in on December 25 until they close early between 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Walgreens: Walgreens stores that regularly operate 24/7 will be open on Christmas, and most other locations will have reduced hours, typically from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call ahead to confirm your pharmacy hours.
  • Wawa: Reports right now are mixed, but in the past Wawa has been open on Christmas 24/7.
  • 7-Eleven: Your go-to convenience store remains open on Christmas, and most locations stay open all day and night.

Restaurants open on Christmas Day:

Stores that are closed on Christmas Day:

Most grocery stores, malls and other retail stores close up shop for the holiday, including:

  • ALDI
  • Big Lots
  • Burlington
  • Costco
  • Dollar General
  • Family Dollar/Dollar Tree
  • Kroger
  • Macy’s
  • Michaels
  • Publix
  • Rite Aid
  • Sam’s Club
  • ShopRite
  • Stop & Shop
  • Trader Joe’s
  • Target
  • The Home Depot
  • Walmart
  • Wegman’s
  • Whole Foods
  • Winn-Dixie