To protect seniors and vulnerable populations, and to make space for essential workers, many U.S. grocery stores and retailers have made special senior shopping hours.

For the most part, these reserved times take place during the markets’ first hour of business. Senior shoppers should pay attention to each store’s requirements and bring a valid form of identification.

The following stores offer senior-only or other special shopping hours. We’ll keep this list updated.

 

99 Cent Store senior shopping hours

Where: California and Nevada, 350 locations
When: 7-8 AM daily
Who: Ages 65+ and high-risk shoppers

 

Acme senior shopping hours

Where: Nationwide, 164 locations
When: 7-9 AM weekdays (some store times vary)
Who: Ages 60+, pregnant women, customers with compromised immune systems

 

Albertsons senior shopping hours

Where: Nationwide, 2,260 locations
When: 7-9 AM, Tuesdays & Thursdays (some store times vary)
Who: Senior citizens, pregnant women, customers with compromised immune systems

 

Aldi senior shopping hours

Where: Nationwide, 11,234 locations
When: 1 hour before opening to the public, Tuesdays & Thursdays (store hours vary by location)
Who: Senior citizens, pregnant women, customers with compromised immune systems

 

Amazon senior pickup hours

Where: Nationwide, 150 Whole Foods stores
When: The first hour slot of grocery pickup
Who: Customers 60+, those with disabilities, and those whom the CDC defines as high risk

 

Amigos Supermarket senior shopping hours

Where: Texas, 93 locations
When: 7-9 AM Tuesdays & Thursdays
Who: Ages 60+ and high-risk shoppers

 

Andronicos senior shopping hours

Where: Northern California, 6 locations
When: 7-9 AM Tuesdays & Thursdays
Who: Ages 65+ and high-risk shoppers

 

Balducci’s senior shopping hours

Where: Virginia, Maryland, Connecticut and New York, 6 locations
When: The first hour of business (check local store for hours)
Who: Ages 60+, and shoppers with compromised immune systems

 

Basha’s, Food City and AJ’s Fine Foods senior shopping hours

Where: Arizona, 118 locations
When: 5-6 AM on Wednesdays only
Who: Ages 65+ with valid ID

 

Big Lots senior shopping hours

Where: Nationwide, 1,416 locations
When: First hour after opening
Who: Senior citizens and “those most vulnerable to this virus”

 

Big Y senior shopping hours

Where: Nationwide, 77 locations
When: 7-8 AM daily
Who: Ages 60+ and at-risk customers

 

BI-LO senior shopping hours

Where: Southeast, 164 locations
When: 7-8 AM weekdays
Who: Ages 60+ and high-risk shoppers
ALSO: 7am-8am Saturday & Sunday is reserved for healthcare workers and first responders

 

BJ’s Wholesale Club senior shopping hours

Where: Nationwide, 217 locations
When: 8-9 AM daily (seniors)
Who: Ages 60+
ALSO: Health care workers and first responders are invited to shop without a membership or other shoppers from 8-9 AM Sunday.

 

 

Boyer’s Markets senior shopping hours

Where: Pennsylvania, 18 locations
When: 7-9 AM daily
Who: Ages 62+

 

City Market senior shopping hours

Where: Colorado, Utah, Wyoming and New Mexico, 38 locations
When: 6-8 AM Monday, Wednesday & Friday
Who: Ages 60+

 

Costco senior shopping hours

Where: Nationwide, 785 locations
When: 9-10 AM weekdays
Who: Ages 60+, immune-compromised customers
ALSO: Costco is allowing Healthcare Workers and First Responders priority shopping in their stores. These members must show Costco membership card and official identification of their role to be escorted to the front of the lines at checkout. This service is available during all business hours.

 

Cub Foods senior shopping hours

Where: Illinois and Minnesota, 81 locations
When: 6-7 AM daily
Who: Ages 60+ and high-risk shoppers, healthcare professionals and first responders

 

CVS senior shopping hours

Where: Nationwide, 9,967 locations
When: 9-10 AM Wednesday
Who: Ages 60+ and high-risk shoppers

 

DeCicco & Sons senior shopping hours

Where: New York, 8 locations
When: 8-9 AM Monday-Saturday
Who: Senior citizens (65+), immunocompromised families

 

Dollar General senior shopping hours

Where: Nationwide, 15,000 locations
When: 8-9 AM daily
Who: Ages 60+

 

Elgin Fresh Markets senior shopping hours

Where: Chicagoland, 2 locations
When: 8-9 AM Wednesday/Thursday/Friday
Who: Ages 65+, customers with disabilities

 

Fareway senior shopping hours

Where: Plains states, 122 locations
When: 8-9 AM Monday-Saturday
Who: Ages 65+, pregnant women, people living with chronic or underlying medical conditions

 

Food Lion senior shopping hours

Where: Nationwide, 1,029 locations
When: 7-8 AM Monday and Wednesday
Who: Ages 60+ and high-risk shoppers

 

FoodMaxx senior shopping hours

Where: California and Nevada, 207 locations
When: 6-9 AM Tuesday & Thursday
Who: Ages 60+ and high-risk shoppers

 

Food Town senior shopping hours

Where: Texas, 32 locations
When: 7-8 AM daily
Who: Ages 65+ with state ID or driver’s license

 

Fred Meyer senior shopping hours

Where: Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Alaska, 132 locations
When: 7-8 AM, Monday-Thursday
Who: Seniors and high-risk customers

 

Fresco y Mas senior shopping hours

Where: Florida, 22 locations
When: 8-9 AM, weekdays
Who: Senior citizens, customers with compromised immune systems

 

Fresh Markets senior shopping hours

Where: The South, 159 locations
When: 8-9 AM weekdays
Who: Ages 65+

 

Fry’s Marketplace senior shopping hours

Where: Ohio, Kentucky, Texas, Indiana, Alabama, & South Carolina, 123 locations (not all stores are offering senior hours, check your location here)
When: 6-7 AM Wednesday & Thursday
Who: Ages 60+

 

Gelson’s senior shopping hours

Where: California, 28 locations
When: 7-8 AM daily
Who: Ages 65+

 

Giant Eagle senior shopping hours

Where: Indiana, 474 locations
When: 6-7 AM Monday through Wednesday
Who: Ages 60+ and high-risk shoppers
ALSO: Healthcare workers’ & first responders’ hours are 6-7 AM Thursday & Friday

 

Giant Food Stores senior shopping hours

Where: Mid-Atlantic states, 180 locations
When: 6-7 AM daily
Who: Ages 60+

 

Goodwill senior shopping hours

Where: Nationwide, 165 locations
When: Call your local store for dedicated shopping hours
Who: Ages 60+ and at-risk customers

 

Haggen senior shopping hours

Where: Pacific Northwest, 15 locations
When: 7-9 AM Tuesday & Thursday
Who: Ages 60+ and high-risk shoppers

 

Harvey’s Supermarket senior shopping hours

Where: 77 locations
When: 7-8 AM, Monday through Friday
Who: Senior citizens, customers with compromised immune systems

 

Hannaford senior shopping hours

Where: Atlantic States,189
When: 6-7 AM Tuesday through Thursday
Who: Ages 60+ and high-risk shoppers

 

Harris Teeter senior shopping hours

Where: South Atlantic, 260 locations
When: 6-8 AM Monday & Thursday
Who: Ages 60+

 

H-E-B senior shopping services

Where: Texas, 350 locations
When: Dedicated hours are not being offered at this time
Who: N/A – They are offering a low-cost solution, personal shopper to get their food and supplies.

 

HomeGoods senior shopping hours

Where: Nationwide, 1,000 locations
When: 9-10 AM Tuesdays & Thursdays
Who: Ages 60+ and at-risk customers

 

Hy-Vee senior shopping hours

Where: Nationwide, 245 locations
When: 7-8 AM, daily
Who: Ages 60+, pregnant women, customers with compromised immune systems

 

 

Ingles senior shopping hours

Where: Southeast, 212 locations
When: 7-8 AM Tuesday & Wednesday
Who: Seniors, first responders and those with compromised immune systems.

 

JCPenney senior shopping hours

Where: Nationwide
When: 11 AM to noon, Wednesday & Friday
Who: At-risk customers

 

Jewel Osco senior shopping hours

Where: Iowa, Illinois, and Indiana, 188 locations
When: 7-9 AM, Tuesdays & Thursdays
Who: Ages 65+ or those with disabilities

 

King Soopers senior shopping hours

Where: Colorado, 152 locations
When: 7-8 AM Monday, Wednesday & Friday
Who: Ages 60+

 

Kohl’s senior shopping hours

Where: Nationwide, 1,158 locations
When: 10-11 AM Wednesdays
Who: All at-risk individuals

 

Kroger senior shopping hours

Where: Nationwide, 2,999 locations
When: 708 AM, days will vary by location; check your local store
Who: Ages 60+, pregnant mothers and first responders

 

Lucky Supermarket senior shopping hours

Where: Colorado, Ohio, Michigan, and Missouri, 6 locations
When: 7-9 AM Tuesday & Thursday
Who: Ages 60+ and high-risk shoppers

 

Market Basket senior shopping hours

Where: New Hampshire/Massachusetts/Maine, 80 locations
When: 6-7 AM daily
Who: Ages 60+

 

Market Street senior shopping hours

Where: North Texas & West Texas, 95 locations
When: 7-9 AM Tuesday & Thursday
Who: Ages 60+, guests with compromised immune systems

 

Marshalls senior shopping hours

Where: Nationwide, 1,000 locations
When: 9-10 AM Tuesdays & Thursdays
Who: Ages 60+ and at-risk customers

 

Martin’s senior shopping hours

Where: Mid-Atlantic states, 180 locations
When: 6-7 AM daily
Who: Ages 60+

 

Meijer senior shopping hours

Where: Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, and Wisconsin, 242 locations
When: 7-8 AM, Tuesdays & Thursdays
Who: Seniors, and those with compromised immune systems
ALSO: First responders and essential service workers have dedicated shopping hours 7-8 AM Mondays & Wednesdays

 

Mother’s Markets senior shopping hours

Where: California, 8 locations
When: 6-7 AM, Wednesdays
Who: Ages 65+, customers with disabilities, pregnant shoppers, and shoppers with compromised immune systems. Mother’s Markets is also offering free home delivery to high-risk groups when using promo code FREE4SENIORS.

 

Northgate González Market senior shopping hours

Where: Southern California, 41 locations
When: 7-8 AM, daily
Who: Ages 65+

 

Pavilions senior shopping hours

Where: Southern California, 26 locations
When: 7-9 AM, Tuesdays & Thursdays (some store times vary)
Who: Senior citizens, pregnant women, customers with compromised immune systems

 

Price Chopper & Market 32 senior shopping hours

Where: New England, 132 locations
When: 6-7 AM daily
Who: Senior shoppers

 

Publix senior shopping hours

Where: Nationwide, 1,239 locations
When: Publix ended their senior shopping hours in mid-May when they went back to expanded shopping hours, but continue to encourage seniors to shop early in the morning to avoid crowds.

 

QFC senior shopping hours

Where: Oregon and Washington, 62 locations
When: 7-8 AM Monday through Thursday
Who: Ages 60+ and high-risk shoppers

 

Quality Foods senior shopping hours

Where: Georgia and South Carolina, 8 locations
When: 7-8 AM Monday-Thursday
Who: Ages 60+ and high-risk shoppers

 

Ralph’s senior shopping hours

Where: California, 465 locations
When: 7-8 AM Monday-Thursday
Who: Ages 65+

 

Rite Aid senior shopping hours

Where: Nationwide, 2,464 locations
When: 9-10 AM Daily
Who: Ages 60+

 

Ross senior shopping hours

Where: Nationwide, 1,483 locations
When: 9-10 AM Tuesdays
Who: Ages 60+ and those with higher medical risks

 

Safeway senior shopping hours

Where: Nationwide, 900 locations
When: 7-9 AM, Tuesdays & Thursdays (some store times vary)
Who: Senior citizens, pregnant women, customers with compromised immune systems

 

Sam’s Club senior shopping hours

Where: Nationwide, 599 locations
When: 7-9 AM Tuesday & Thursday
Who: Seniors, customers with disabilities or compromised immune systems
ALSO: Healthcare workers and first responders have dedicated shopping hours from 8-10 AM Sunday

 

Schnucks senior shopping hours

Where: Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin & Iowa, 100 locations
When: 6-7 AM, daily
Who: Ages 60+

 

Sedano’s Supermarkets senior shopping hours

Where: Florida, 35 locations
When: 7-8 AM, daily
Who: Ages 65+

 

Shaw’s senior shopping hours

Where: 154 locations
When: 7-9 AM Tuesday & Thursday
Who: Ages 60+ and high-risk shoppers

 

 

Smith’s senior shopping hours

Where: Southwest/Northwest U.S., 142 locations
When: 7-8 AM Monday, Wednesday & Friday
Who: Ages 60+

 

Star Market senior shopping hours

Where: Massachusetts, 21 locations
When: 7-9 AM Tuesday & Thursday
Who: Ages 60+ and high-risk shoppers

 

Stater Bros. senior shopping hours

Where: Southern California, 171 locations
When: 7-8 AM, daily
Who: Ages 65+

 

Stop & Shop senior shopping hours

Where: New England, 415 locations
When: 6-7:30 AM daily
Who: Ages 60+

 

Sunset Foods senior shopping hours

Where: Illinois, 5 locations
When: 7-8 AM daily
Who: Elderly and immune-compromised customers

 

Super A Foods senior shopping hours

Where: Southern California, 8 locations
When: 7-8 AM daily
Who: Ages 65+

 

Target senior shopping hours

Where: Nationwide, 1,868 locations
When: The first hour of shopping every Tuesday and Wednesday (check local store for hours)
Who: Ages 65+, customers with disabilities, pregnant shoppers, and shoppers with compromised immune systems.

 

TJMaxx senior shopping hours

Where: Nationwide, 1,000+ locations
When: 9-10 AM Tuesdays & Thursdays
Who: Ages 60+ and at-risk customers

 

Tom Thumb senior shopping hours

Where: 58 locations
When: 7-9 AM Tuesday & Thursday
Who: Seniors and high-risk shoppers

 

Tops Market senior shopping hours

Where: Northeast, 165 locations
When: 6-8 AM Tuesday & Thursday
Who: Ages 60+ and high-risk shoppers

 

Trader Joe’s senior shopping hours

Where: North America, 500 locations
When: 9-10 AM, daily
Who: Senior citizens, no age range provided. They will maintain an additional line outside for their senior customers.

 

United Supermarkets senior shopping hours

Where: North Texas & West Texas, 95 locations
When: 7-9 AM Tuesday & Thursday
Who: Ages 60+, guests with compromised immune systems

 

Vallarta Supermarkets senior shopping hours

Where: Southern California, 50 locations
When: 7-8 AM daily
Who: Ages 65+, pregnant women, customers with disabilities

 

Vons senior shopping hours

Where: California, 325 locations
When: 7-9 AM Tuesdays & Thursdays (some store times vary)
Who: Senior citizens, pregnant women, customers with compromised immune systems

 

Walgreens senior shopping hours

Where: Nationwide, 9,277 locations
When: 8-9 AM every Tuesday
Who: Ages 55+

 

Walmart senior shopping hours & grocery pickup

Where: Nationwide, 4,769 locations
When: 1 hour before opening to the public on Tuesdays
Who: Senior citizens
ALSO: Walmart has also reserved the 7-8AM grocery pickup window every day for at-risk shoppers, including seniors (60+) and first responders. First responders and healthcare workers have dedicated shopping hours 7-8 AM daily.

 

Whole Foods Market senior shopping & pickup hours

Where: North America, 500 locations
When: 1 hour before opening to the public (most open at 8 AM), first-hour pickup slots
Who: Ages 60+

 

Winco senior shopping hours

Where: Nationwide, 128 locations
When: 5-7:30 AM, Tuesdays & Thursdays
Who: Ages 60+, vulnerable populations, and WinCo employees

 

Winn Dixie senior shopping hours

Where: Nationwide, 495 locations
When: 8-9 AM, weekdays
Who: Senior citizens, customers with compromised immune systems

 

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