Thanksgiving store hours 2023: Here are the stores open this year

Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber ​​Monday are just days away, which means shoppers are just days away from getting their hands on all sorts of deals. If you’re looking to get your holiday shopping off to a jump start or want to ditch the leftovers in favor of some retail therapy, you might think about hitting up a few stores. But chances are your favorite retailer won’t be open on Thanksgiving Day.

If your main goal is to skip the early shopping spree, you should be able to do this easily. Retailers like Target, Walmart, Best Buy, Apple, and more are currently offering online Black Friday deals. So if your goal is to get the best price on gifts, you’re probably better off looking at online deals.

However, you may still want (or need) to do your shopping at brick-and-mortar stores. But be warned: If you plan to shop on Thanksgiving Day, you may be disappointed. All retailers listed below have confirmed that they will not be open this year.

Read on to find out which stores will be closed and which will be open this Thanksgiving. Here’s more on whether Black Friday deals are better in-store or online and how to avoid Black Friday scams.

Stores closed on Thanksgiving Day

It is expected that most retailers will remain closed on Thanksgiving Day. The holiday shopping season is traditionally a busy time of year for retailers, and it seems right to give employees a break, especially ahead of Black Friday. Following the trend of recent years, these major retailers will be closing their doors on Thanksgiving Day. These are some of the key closures to remember:

  • Walmart
  • Goal
  • Best buy
  • Macy’s
  • Sam’s club
  • Costco
  • Dick’s Sporting Goods (closed 2022)
  • Apple Stores (closed 2022)
  • Lowes
  • Home Depot
  • TJ Maxx (closed 2022)
  • supports
  • Ulta (closed 2022)
  • REI
  • Michael’s (closed 2022)

Stores open on Thanksgiving Day

There will still be some stores open on Thanksgiving Day, but you should expect hours to be shortened. Thanksgiving Day hours will likely vary by store. It is therefore advisable to check the opening times at your location before traveling. These are some of the stores that will be open this Thanksgiving:

  • whole food
  • CVS (open 2022)
  • Walgreens
  • Dollar General
  • Kroger
  • Meier

For more information, here’s how to keep gifts you buy on Amazon a secret and what return policies you need to know when shopping on Black Friday this year.