Stores around the country are staying open later this Christmas Eve to lure shoppers in for last minute bargain deals. All stores are staying closed on Christmas Day however giving their employees time to spend time with their families and celebrate the Christmas holiday. If you find a retail store that is open on Christmas Day tell us in the comments so we can ridicule them!
Christmas Eve store hours for Walmart go until 6pm in most locations with some of the Wal-Mart Stores staying open until 8:00pm for those extremely last minute shoppers.
Kmart will have Christmas Eve Store hours that are almost the latest of the big retailers with their store staying open until 10pm. This is the 2nd year that K-Mart has decided to stay open until 10:00pm for Christmas Eve last minute shopping.
The store staying open the latest this year on Christmas Eve is Macy’s department stores. Most Macy’s stores will close at midnight on Christmas Eve with some staying open as late us 2:00am. Macy’s will be closed during Christmas Day which to be honest, we’re releived to hear!
Toys R Us stayed open pretty late last year closing at 10pm on Christmas Eve but this year they’re posting on their website that they’ll be open 24 hours on the day before Christmas Eve and on Christmas Eve. Toys R Us is calling this their last minute super savings sale. The famous toy store will be closed on Christmas Day like the rest of the retail outlets.
This year Best Buy is closing the earliest out of all retail outlets that we’ve found with Christmas Eve hours. Best Buy Christmas Eve hours this year will be until 5:00pm for shoppers to get their last minute LED TVs and surround sounds systems or that last minute Blue-ray DVD present.
If you need some cough medicine for guests that are coming over for Christmas Eve you may want to go out and get those supplies now. Walgreens will be using their normal hours on Christmas Eve and closing at 6pm local time. There are some locations that will be open for emergencies and shopping on Christmas Day. You can check your local store to check if they’ll be open during Christmas hours.
The truth of the matter is that most people should be enjoying family time and eating great food together by Christmas Eve. If you have to get out for Christmas Eve shopping we hope these hours will help you navigate your last minute Christmas present shopping. We suggest that unless it’s an emergency you don’t support stores staying open on Christmas Day to encourage them to stay closed and support a family holiay that everyone can enjoy. Merry Christmas!