Wondering what stores will be open on Thanksgiving? Grabbing last-minute items may not be so easy if you can’t find an open store.

So, to help make your holiday shopping a bit easier, we’ve put together this list of stores open on Thanksgiving and those that won’t be open until Black Friday.

Of course, if your favorite store is closed for turkey day, and you’re just looking to shop, you can get online and find some early Black Friday sales exclusive to the web.

For the latest holiday deals, tips, and savings, be sure to download the KCL app.


33 Stores Open on Thanksgiving

If you live near one of these stores, you’re in luck. While open on Thanksgiving, most have reduced or limited hours. You may want to call ahead to ensure your local store is open.


Retailers Open on Thanksgiving

  • Bass Pro Shops will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Big Lots will be open for extended hours from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Thanksgiving with toys 50% off and recliners for $199.99. Big Rewards members will get 15% off their purchases, and for every $100 spent, they’ll get $10 in Big Bucks toward their next purchase.
  • Cabela’s will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Dollar General will be open during regular business hours.
  • Dollar Tree will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Family Dollar will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.


Grocery Stores Open on Thanksgiving


Pharmacies Open on Thanksgiving

  • CVS will be open regular hours.
  • Meijer will be open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Rite Aid will be open until 5 p.m. (pharmacy will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.).
  • Walgreens will be open regular hours.


Hardware Stores Open on Thanksgiving

  • Ace Hardware: Since Ace Hardware stores are independently owned, you may find your local store open on Thanksgiving. Out of the few dozen stores we contacted, we found one in Houston, Texas, that said they would be open, so call ahead before heading out.



60+ Stores Closed on Thanksgiving

Is Target open on Thanksgiving? Nope, and they never will be again, according to their CEO. But don’t worry — Target is among the many stores that let you shop Black Friday deals online. Some stores, such as Michaels’ and Old Navy, allow you to place a pickup order online Thanksgiving for pickup Black Friday.


Retailers Closed on Thanksgiving

  • Anthropologie
  • American Eagle
  • Apple
  • Banana Republic
  • Barnes & Noble
  • Bath & Body Works
  • Bed Bath & Beyond
  • Belk
  • Best Buy
  • Bloomingdale’s
  • Burlington
  • buybuy Baby
  • Crate & Barrel
  • Dick’s Sporting Goods
  • Dillard’s
  • Famous Footwear
  • Footlocker
  • Gap
  • Hobby Lobby
  • HomeGoods
  • IKEA
  • JCPenney
  • Joann
  • Kohl’s
  • Macy’s
  • Marshalls
  • Michaels
  • Nordstrom
  • Nordstrom Rack
  • Office Depot/Office Max
  • Old Navy
  • Petco
  • PetSmart
  • Sephora
  • Simon-owned shopping malls
  • Staples
  • Target (permanently closed on Thanksgiving)
  • The Children’s Place
  • The Container Store
  • T.J.Maxx
  • Ulta
  • Victoria’s Secret
  • Walmart
  • Wayfair
  • World Market
  • Zulily


Grocery Stores Closed on Thanksgiving

  • Aldi
  • BJ’s Wholesale Club
  • Costco
  • Giant Eagle
  • Publix
  • Sam’s Club
  • Trader Joe’s
  • Winn-Dixie


Pharmacies Closed on Thanksgiving

  • Pharmacies in grocery stores like Albertsons and Kroger (including their other grocery chains) will be closed on Thanksgiving, as will those in CVS and Walgreens, even though their stores will be open.


Hardware Stores Closed on Thanksgiving

  • The Home Depot
  • Lowe’s
33 Stores Open on Thanksgiving & 60+ That Are Closed