Those looking to visit the bank or post office will also be out of luck on Monday, as most major banks, post offices and shipping services will be closed.
Most national retailers, grocery stores and fast food chains will be open on Christmas Eve, albeit some with reduced hours. However, companies such as Walmart, Costco, Target and Chick-fil-A have all announced they will be closed on Christmas Day in 2023.
Here’s everything you need to know about what’s open and closed on Monday, Dec. 25. It’s best to check with your local store or restaurant online before leaving home, as hours and closures can vary by location.
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Is Walmart open on Christmas?
All Walmart stores will be closed on Dec. 25, the company told USA TODAY.
Is Target open on Christmas?
No, all Target stores will be closed on Christmas this year.
Is Starbucks open on Christmas?
Is McDonald’s open on Christmas?
McDonald’s store hours vary by location. You can check hours for your local restaurant here.
Are Costco or Sam’s Club open on Christmas?
Will Home Depot, Lowe’s or Ace Hardware be open on Christmas?
Ace Hardware stores are independently owned and operated, so hours vary by location. However, an “overwhelming majority” of their stores will be closed on Christmas, the company told USA TODAY.
Are pharmacies like CVS, Walgreens and Rite Aid open on Christmas?
Many CVS stores will be open regular hours over the holidays, however some stores may be closed or have reduced hours. Check with your local pharmacy for their specific holiday hours. You can find your local CVS pharmacy using the company’s store locator.
Walgreens pharmacies will also be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Day, the company told USA TODAY. The company is also offering free 1-hour delivery when you spend $20 or more on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
All Rite Aid locations will be closed on Christmas Day.
Is the post office open on Christmas? Will mail be delivered?
Local post office locations will be closed on Monday, Dec. 25 and regular mail will not be delivered, according to the U.S. Postal Service. Mail will also not be collected from blue USPS collection boxes. Priority Mail Express mail will be delivered only in limited locations and an extra fee for those deliveries will be assessed, according to the USPS.
Are UPS and FedEx open on Christmas? Will packages be delivered?
UPS will not offer pickup or delivery services on Dec. 25 and all UPS Store locations will be closed. According to the company, UPS Express Critical is available 365 days a year. For more information, visit upsexpresscritical.com.
All FedEx delivery services will be unavailable and FedEx Office locations will be closed on Christmas Day. FedEx Custom Critical, however, is available on Christmas Day.
Are banks open on Christmas?
Banks will be closed on Christmas.
Will pet stores like PetSmart and Petco be open on Christmas?
Will convenience stores like 7-Eleven, Sheetz and Pilot Flying J be open on Christmas?
All Sheetz locations will be open on Christmas.
7-Eleven store hours vary by location but most are open 24/7, the company told USA TODAY.
Pilot Flying J will also be open on Christmas.
What retail stores are closed on Christmas?
Here’s which retail stores will be closed on Christmas, in addition to Walmart and Target, which are listed above.
Are grocery stores open on Christmas?
Here’s which grocery stores will be closed on Christmas, in addition to Walmart, Costco, Sam’s Club, and Target, which are listed above.
- All stores in the Kroger family of companies will be closed on Christmas. The Kroger family of stores includes: Baker’s, City Market, Dillons, Food 4 Less, Foods Co, Fred Meyer, Fry’s, Gerbes, Jay C Food Store, King Soopers, Kroger, Mariano’s, Metro Market, Pay-Less Super Markets, Pick’n Save, QFC, Ralphs, Ruler, Smith’s Food and Drug.
- Trader Joe’s
- Whole Foods
- Food Lion
- Sprouts Farmers Market
- Giant Eagle
What restaurants are open on Christmas?
The following restaurants are open on Christmas. Hours of operation have been noted for companies that provided them.
- McDonald’s: Hours vary by location
- Starbucks: Hours vary by location
- Dunkin’: Hours vary by location
- Waffle House
- Taco Bell: Hours vary by location
- Popeyes: Hours vary by location
- Burger King: Hours vary by location
- Fogo de Chão: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
- Hooters: 4 p.m. to regular closing time
The following restaurants are closed on Christmas.
- Cracker Barrel
- Krispy Kreme
- Texas Roadhouse
- Outback Steakhouse
- KFC: Most restaurants will be closed, the company told USA TODAY
- Buffalo Wild Wings: Only a select number of locations will be open
- PF Chang’s
- Chili’s Grill and Bar
- Red Robin
- Cooper’s Hawk