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Stores Open on Christmas Eve and Day

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December 12, 2018 · 3.5k Views

It's never too early to start forming your holiday plans! Whether you're looking to enjoy a family meal at your favorite restaurant or do any last minute shopping on the big day, here is a list of stores open on Christmas Eve and Day 2018, as well as their hours!

 

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The majority of chain restaurants will be open on Christmas Eve (see below for hours). We also recommend heading over to opentable.com to see what other local restaurants are open and taking reservations in your area. Book ahead and skip the lines! 

  • Applebee’s: Open on Christmas Eve. Most closed on Christmas Day.
  • Black Angus Steakhouse: Open until 9 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
  • Bob Evans: Open Christmas Eve. Most closed on Christmas Day.
  • Boston Market: Open on Christmas Eve. Select locations open on Christmas Day (Call ahead for hours).
  • Buca di Beppo: Open for Christmas lunch and dinner starting at 11am on both Christmas Eve and Day .
  • Burger King: Open on Christmas Eve. Reduced hours for Christmas Day (call ahead).
  • Carl’s Jr.: Open on Christmas Eve.
  • Corner Bakery: Open Christmas Eve. Most closed on Christmas Day.
  • Del Taco: Open Christmas Eve. Most closed on Christmas Day.
  • Denny’s: Open 24 hours on Christmas Eve and Day.
  • Fogo de Chão: Open on Christmas Eve and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Christmas Day.
  • Hardee’s: Open for Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
  • HomeTown Buffet: Open Christmas Eve. Closed on Christmas Day.
  • Hooters: Open on Christmas Eve (hours may be reduced). Closed on Christmas Day.
  • IHOP: The majority of locations are franchised and determine their own hours (call into your local IHOP for more details).
  • Macaroni Grill: Open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Christmas Eve and 12p.m. to 9 p.m. Christmas Day.
  • Marie Callender's: Most locations open Christmas Day (call your local store for hours). Carrout orders available after 11 a.m. Christmas Day.
  • McCormick and Schmick’s: Open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Christmas Day.
  • McDonald’s: Most corporate-owned locations will be open but franchises may be closed.
  • Morton's Steakhouse: Reservations required for Christmas Eve and Day (call local store for hours).
  • Old Country Buffet: Closes at 3 p.m. Christmas Eve. Open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Christmas Day.
  • Olive Garden: Christmas Eve hours vary. Call ahead. Most closed on Christmas Day.
  • Outback Steakhouse: Open Christmas Eve.
  • Panda Express: Open Christmas Eve. Some may be open Christmas but it is up to each individual franchise so call ahead.
  • Pizza Hut: Typically closed Christmas Day, however some store may be opened (reduced hours).
  • Red Lobster: Open, hours vary by location on Christmas Eve (call into your local Red Lobster for more details).
  • Red Robin: Most locations open until 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve. Closed on Christmas Day.
  • Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse: Open Christmas Eve and at noon Christmas Day (reservations required).
  • Sizzler: See the full list of locations open on Christmas
  • Starbucks: Open Christmas Eve. Most Christmas day hours are 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (call ahead).
  • Steak ‘n Shake: Open on Christmas Eve. Closed on Christmas Day.
  • Subway: Open on Christmas Eve. Majoirty closed on Christmas Day (call ahead).
  • Taco Bell: Hours vary by location; many open until 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
  • TGI Friday's: Open on Christmas Eve. Closed on Christmas Day.
  • Yardhouse: Varies by location so call ahead. 
  • Waffle House: Open 24/7 on Christmas Day.

Note: Many restaurants open on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day will have reduced hours so be sure to call ahead.

 

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  • Apple Store: Most stores open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
  • Barnes & Noble: Open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
  • Bass Pro Shops: Open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
  • Bed Bath & Beyond: Open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
  • Best Buy: Open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
  • Big Lots: Open 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
  • BJ’s Wholesale: Open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
  • Bloomingdale's:  Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
  • Costco: Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
  • Dick's Sporting Goods: Open 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
  • Dillard's: Open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
  • Dollar Tree: Open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
  • DSW: Open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
  • Family Dollar: Open, hours TBA (call into your local Family Dollar for more details).
  • GameStop: Open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
  • Home Depot: Open 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
  • H&M: Open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
  • IKEA: Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
  • JCPenney: Open 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
  • Joann: Open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
  • Kmart: Most locations open until 11 p.m. on Christmas Eve (some close earlier).
  • Kohl's: Open 12 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
  • Lowe's: Open 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
  • Macy’s: Open 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
  • Michaels: 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
  • Nordstrom: Open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
  • Office Depot:  Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
  • Old Navy: Open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
  • REI: Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
  • Sam’s Club: Open until 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
  • Sears: Open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
  • Stein Mart: Open 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
  • Target: Open 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Christmas Eve (hours may vary by locaton).
  • Walgreen’s: 24/7 locations retain normal hours, non-24/7 stores close at midnight.
  • Walmart: Closing at 6 p.m. or 8 p.m. on Christmas Eve (varies by location).

Still need to buy gifts? Checkout our Last-Minute Shopper's Guide for Target, Walmart, Amazon, and Kohl's!

 

 Grocery & Drug Stores


  • 7/11: Open 24 hours, including Christmas Eve and Day.
  • Albertsons: Open until 9 p.m. on Christmas Eve. Most locations open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Christmas Day.
  • Circle K: Most locations open 24 hours.
  • CVS: 24/7 locations will operate under their normal hours.
  • H-E-B: All locations will close at 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
  • Publix: Open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
  • Ralphs: Some locations open on Christmas Day (call ahead).
  • Rite Aid: Closing at 7 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
  • Safeway: Some locations open on Christmas Day (call ahead).
  • Trader Joe's:  All stores will close at 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
  • Whole Foods: Most locations open until 7 p.m. on Christmas Eve.

 

Remember to call ahead or visit retailers' online portal to double check your local store hours before heading out. Happy holidays everyone! 

SweetLemonDec 12, 2018
Very useful! Thank you :)

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