These Are the Retailers That Usually Close on Thanksgiving Day

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Wondering which stores will be closed on Thanksgiving Day 2022? Check out our list!

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Get ready for Thanksgiving 2022! 🦃

In 2021, many major retail stores including Walmart and Target closed for Thanksgiving Day, with lots of others following suit.

Best Buy, Kohl’s, Costco, and Sam’s Club are just a handful of other major retailers that also remained closed on Thanksgiving Day in 2021.

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In order to help you make your Black Friday plans for 2022, we’ve compiled a list of stores and retailers that were closed for Thanksgiving in 2021. While there are no guarantees that these stores keep the same schedule in 2022, most of them have been following the same pattern for the past couple of years.

Be sure to bookmark this post and keep checking back to see the updated list as we hear more, and note that some store hours may vary based on location and are subject to change.

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These stores were closed on Thanksgiving Day in 2021:

  • Academy Sports + Outdoors
  • Aeropostale
  • ALDI
  • American Eagle
  • Barnes and Noble
  • Bath & Body Works
  • Bed Bath & Beyond
  • Belk
  • Best Buy
  • BJ’s Wholesale Club
  • Boscov’s
  • Burlington
  • BuyBuy Baby
  • Christmas Tree Shops
  • Costco
  • Cost Plus World Market
  • Dick’s Sporting Goods
  • Field & Stream
  • Foot Locker
  • Giant Eagle
  • Golf Galaxy
  • Harmon Face Values
  • The Home Depot
  • JCPenney
  • Kohl’s
  • Lowe’s
  • Old Navy
  • Publix
  • REI
  • Sam’s Club
  • Save Mart
  • Simon Properties (Operates many malls)
  • Target
  • Trader Joe’s
  • ULTA Beauty
  • Walmart
  • Williams Sonoma
  • Winn-Dixie

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These stores were open for in-store shopping on Thanksgiving Day 2021:

Discount stores: 

  • Big Lots – 7AM – 9PM
  • Dollar General – 7AM – 5PM
  • Dollar Tree – 9AM – 9PM, hours may vary by location
  • Five Below – 6PM – 1AM


  • CVS – 7AM – 10PM, hours may vary by location
  • Rite Aid – 8AM – 9PM, hours may vary by location
  • Walgreens – 9AM – 6PM excluding 24-hour locations, hours may vary by location


Hours will vary by location. Call or check your local store for specific details.

  • Acme Markets
  • Albertson’s
  • Cub Foods
  • Fairway Market
  • Food Lion
  • The Fresh Market
  • Hannaford
  • Harris Teeter
  • H-E-B
  • Hy-Vee
  • Kroger
  • Ralphs
  • Rite Aid
  • Safeway
  • Save Mart
  • Sprouts Farmers Market
  • Stop & Shop
  • Wegmans
  • Whole Foods

Check out all the latest Black Friday information here!

Evan has a Bachelor's Degree from the University of South Carolina with 7 years of content writing experience specializing in pop culture, sports, technology, and living frugally.

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