The full list of Christmas store hours 2017

Posted: 22 December 2017 5:10 pm

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Many retailers are open on Christmas Eve but since it falls on a Sunday, some have limited store hours.

Many claim they’ve been too busy, others don’t know what to buy, and some prefer to leave their Christmas shopping to the last minute. No matter the reason, it’s important to know which stores will be open and when.

We’ve browsed all the biggest retailers websites to provide shoppers with a guide to in-store opening and closing hours from now through to Christmas Eve (December 24). Most all stores are closed on Christmas Day.

As has occurred in previous years, many retailers have structured their holiday operating hours differently to one another. For example, for the fifth consecutive year, department store chain Kohl’s will keep its doors open until 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve, offering a 24 hour grace period for those late to the gift giving party.

Toys R Us opened its doors at 6 a.m. Friday and will service shoppers for 63 hours straight. The retailer will remain open through 9 p.m. Christmas Eve. Discount retailer Target will close at 10 p.m. on Christmas Eve.

JC Penney will be continue its regular trading hours before closing at 6 p.m. on the night before Christmas.

Department store Macy’s will open at 11 a.m. on Christmas Eve and shut its doors to all shoppers at 6 p.m.

Home Depot will stay open 6 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday but will operate limited trading hours on Sunday.

The National Retail Federation estimates 126 million people will shop on Super Saturday (December 23).

Check out the list below to discover each retailer’s individual Christmas Eve store operating hours.

While these are the officially listed opening hours for most major retailers, times can vary by store location. If hours aren’t yet confirmed for 2017, we note last year’s.

StoreChristmas Eve store ohurs
The Apple Store11am – 6pm
Best Buy7am – 6pm
Gamestop12pm – 6pm
Home Depot8am – 7pm
JCPenney7am – 6pm
Kohl’s12am – 6pm
Macy’s11am – 6pm
Microsoft Store10am – 7pm
Sears8am – 7pm
Sephora11am – 6pm
Target7am – 10pm
Toys R Us12am – 9pm
Urban Outfitters12pm – 6pm
Walmart7am – 6pm

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