Which stores are open on Christmas Day 2017?

Dec 15, 2017

Whether you need to hop to the shop to snag some essentials (or a last-minute Christmas gift) or you’re missing an important ingredient for Christmas dinner, you may be able to find a store open on the big holiday.

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Here’s a breakdown of stores open for Christmas Day on Dec. 25, 2017:

Though the vast majority of retailers are closed on Christmas Day, some pharmacies and convenience stores will be open.

Note: The rule of thumb for holiday hours is to always call ahead and confirm. Some stores may close depending on their managers’ and franchise owners’ choices.

Pharmacies open on Christmas Day 2017

CVS: Most stores are open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Locations inside Target stores will be closed. Call ahead to confirm.

Duane Reade: Either open 24/7 or open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call to confirm.

Rite Aid: Most locations open 24/7. Call to confirm.

Walgreens: Either open 24/7 or open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call to confirm.

Convenience stores open on Christmas Day 2017

7-Eleven: Most locations open 24/7. Call to confirm.

Circle K: Most locations open 24/7. Call to confirm.

Retailers open on Christmas Day 2017

Family Dollar: Most open 24 hours. Some have limited hours. Call to confirm.

Starbucks: Most locations close at 5 p.m. Call ahead.

This list will be updated as needed.

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