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Is Dollar General Open on Christmas Day? Well ...

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Have you checked your holiday list twice? Hopefully that list includes the stores that are open on Christmas. Because if you’re needing things like stocking stuffers, gift sets for the in-laws, snacks for the kids, or even an ingredient or two for your holiday recipes, your instinct might be to head over to your nearest Dollar General. Chances are, you’re among the 75% of Americans who live within five miles of one. But is Dollar General open on Christmas Day?

They aren’t open, but you have options for your absolute last-minute Christmas shopping needs. We’ll tell you what to expect on the day before and day after Christmas, plus what Dollar General is doing during New Year’s.

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Is Dollar General Open on Christmas Day?

dollar general storefront exterior

No, Dollar General is closed on Christmas Day. And that means you’ll need to go elsewhere for your last-minute shopping needs. Although you won’t be able to shop in person at Dollar General stores, you’ll be able to buy things at But obviously you won’t get same-day delivery.


Dollar General Christmas Eve Hours

So is Dollar General open on Christmas Eve? Yes, they are open until 10 p.m. on Dec. 24. If you decide to shop Dollar General on Christmas Eve, you’ll find plenty of holiday deals like these from 2021:

  • 50% off Comfort Bay fleece throws
  • $1 and up Trim-A-Tree, Office Hub tape, Duck packing supplies, or Wescott scissors
  • $1 and up holiday partyware
  • Save $2 when you buy two Toastmaster appliances
  • $5 and $10 toys
  • Crayola Prehistoric Pals coloring kit or Wicking Flowers activity kit $8 (with $2 coupon)
  • BOGO free Premier Finds gifts (reg. $1 – $5)
  • $5 plush sleep pants for the family
  • Save $5 on Comfort Bay blankets or throws (reg. $10 – $35)
  • BOGO 50% off holiday candles
  • $10 and up wireless earbuds
  • Save $3 on a $10 purchase of Hershey’s holiday candy
  • $1, $3, $5, and $10 gift sets
  • Save $4.50 on three 8-pack Energizer MAX AA or AAA batteries
  • $5 or less Forever Pets dog and cat toys

If you prefer to shop from home on Christmas Eve, you can place a Dollar General for delivery via DoorDash through the DG app iOS/Android.


Dollar General Pickup and Delivery Hours Christmas Eve

Dollar General Pickup, known as DGPickup, hours on Christmas Eve are 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Same-day delivery from Dollar General, up to an hour before closing, is through DoorDash. Pickup and delivery hours may vary, so check with your local Dollar General and DoorDash website for specific hours.

Related: Check out how to get DoorDash delivery for cheap (and free).



When does holiday clearance begin at Dollar General?

hand holding clerance christmas decorations in dollar general store

The day after Christmas, when doors reopen at either 8 a.m. or 9 a.m., watch for 50% off Christmas clearance to start on Dec. 26. Dollar General clearance on holiday decor, candy, and wrapping essentials can reach up to 90% off like other stores with seasonal clearance sales.


Dollar General New Year’s Eve Hours

person checking out at dollar general

Dollar General will be open on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day during regular hours for your celebration essentials.



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