People Magazine
November 21, 2018 10:50 am
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For many Americans, Thanksgiving is a day to eat, drink, and share special moments with loved ones. For many more, it’s a prime opportunity to get ahead of holiday shopping with early Black Friday deals. And plenty of retailers remain open on Turkey Day, encouraging you to burn off those sweet potatoes with some serious shopping.

However, recent years have seen a trend of major retailers opting to close their doors on Thanksgiving Day, allowing employees time off to enjoy the family-centric holiday. (REI takes it a step further, even remaining closed on Black Friday.) Last Thanksgiving, more than 55 major stores remained closed, ranging from Costco to Marshalls and IKEA, and this year, even more will follow in their footsteps.

So that you don’t waste time queueing up outside a dark storefront, we’ve rounded up the retailers that will be open—and don’t forget that many are offering jaw-dropping online sales as well. If you’re looking to sneak in some shopping while the turkey’s in the oven, be sure to check back on the list below, as we’ll be updating it regularly as stores announce their plans to remain open or closed on November 22nd, 2018, according to Black Friday deals site bestblackfriday.com.

Which stores are open on Thanksgiving?

  • Bass Pro Shops: Open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Bath & Body Works: Open 6 p.m.
  • Bealls Florida: Open 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Belk: Open 4 p.m. to 1 a.m.
  • Best Buy: Open 5 p.m. to 1 a.m.
  • Big Lots: Open 7 a.m. to midnight
  • Cabela’s: Open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • CVS: Regular business hours
  • Dick’s Sporting Goods: Open 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.
  • Dunham’s Sports: Open 3 p.m.
  • Dollar General: Open 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • DSW (Designer Shoe Warehouse): Open 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Express: Opens 6 p.m.
  • Five Below: Opens 6 p.m.
  • Fred’s: Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Fry’s Electronics: Open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Gamestop: Open 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • JCPenney: Open Thursday 2 p.m. to Friday 10 p.m.
  • Kohl’s: Open 5 p.m. through Black Friday
  • Kmart: Open 6 a.m. to midnight
  • Macy’s: Open 5 p.m. to 2 a.m.
  • Meijer: Open all day starting 6 a.m.
  • New York & Company: Open; hours TBA
  • Old Navy: Open Thursday 3 p.m. to Friday 10 p.m.
  • Rite Aid: Hours TBA
  • Sears: Open 6 p.m.
  • Shopko: Open Thursday 2 p.m. to Friday 10 p.m. for stores; Until Friday 2 p.m. for doorbusters
  • Stage Stores: Open 1 p.m. to 1 a.m.
  • Target: Open 5 p.m. to 1 a.m.
  • ULTA: Opens 6 p.m.
  • Victoria’s Secret: Varies by location
  • Walgreens: Regular business hours
  • Walmart: Open 6 p.m. through Black Friday

Which stores are closed on Thanksgiving?

  • A.C. Moore
  • Abt Electronics
  • Academy Sports + Outdoors
  • Ace Hardware
  • Acme Tools
  • Allen Edmonds
  • American Girl
  • At Home
  • AT&T (Company-Owned Stores)
  • Barnes & Noble
  • Big 5 Sporting Goods
  • BJ’s Wholesale Club
  • Blain’s Farm & Fleet
  • Bob’s Discount Furniture
  • Burlington
  • Christopher & Banks
  • Cost Plus World Market
  • Costco
  • Craft Warehouse
  • Crate and Barrel
  • Dillard’s
  • dressbarn (majority of stores)
  • El Dorado Furniture
  • Fleet Farm
  • Gander Outdoors
  • Gardner-White Furniture
  • Guitar Center
  • H&M
  • Half Price Books
  • Harbor Freight Tools
  • Hobby Lobby
  • Home Depot
  • HomeGoods
  • Homesense
  • IKEA
  • JOANN Stores
  • Lamps Plus
  • Lowe’s
  • Mall of America
  • Marshalls
  • Mattress Firm
  • Menards
  • Micro Center
  • Music & Arts
  • Nebraska Furniture Mart
  • Nordstrom
  • Nordstrom Rack
  • Northern Tool
  • Office Depot & OfficeMax
  • Outdoor Research
  • P.C. Richard & Son
  • Patagonia
  • Pep Boys
  • Petco
  • PetSmart
  • Pier 1 Imports
  • Publix
  • Raymour & Flanigan
  • REI
  • Sam’s Club
  • Sierra Trading Post
  • Sportsman’s Warehouse
  • Sprint (Mall Kiosks May Open)
  • Staples
  • Stein Mart
  • Sur La Table
  • The Container Store
  • The Original Mattress Factory
  • The Paper Store
  • TJ Maxx
  • Tractor Supply Co.
  • Trader Joe’s
  • Trollbeads
  • Von Maur
  • West Marine
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