Thanksgiving Day has arrived, and while it may look a little different this year, many Americans across the U.S. will be celebrating in some way or another. But if you’re in need of a last-minute ingredient for the all-important turkey dinner that many Americans will be opting for, you may be wondering—are grocery stores open on Thanksgiving?
Thanksgiving Day is one of the major holidays celebrated in the U.S., and therefore, many grocery store chains may be closed. However, some stores will remain open, and while some will be operating with modified hours, there’s sure to be a local store open near you.
Find out below which grocery stores are open on Thanksgiving and which stores will be closed. Many may be operating with modified hours due to the holiday, so check with your local sure for its exact hours.
Additionally, many stores may be operating with additional health and safety measures amid the COVID-19 pandemic, including mask requirements and limited capacity, so make sure you know the restrictions and guidelines in your local area.
Albertsons grocery stores will generally be open on Thanksgiving Day 2020 though hours may vary by location. Getty/Geri Lavrov
Grocery Stores Open on Thanksgiving 2020
The following stores will be open on Thanksgiving, as reported by Delish:
Acme: Hours vary by store so check with your local Acme.
Albertsons: Hours vary by store but some will be open from 6 a.m. until 10 p.m.
Cub Foods: Stores are generally open 24 hours a day.
Food Lion: Stores are generally open following regular hours.
The Fresh Market: Stores will be open from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.
Hannaford: Some stores will be open, so check with your local Hannaford before heading out.
Harris Teeter: Stores will be open from 6 a.m. until 2 p.m.
H-E-B: All stores will be open from 6 a.m. until noon.
Hy-Vee: Hours vary by store and some may close early on Thanksgiving.
Kroger: Some stores will be open 24 hours but others will operate with holiday hours from 6 a.m. until 1 p.m.
Ralphs: Most stores will be open from 5 a.m. until 12 a.m.
Rite Aid: Hours vary by location so check with your local Rite Aid.
Safeway: All stores will be open but hours will vary by location.
Sprouts Farmers Market: Stores will be open from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Whole Foods: Stores will be open but with modified hours that will vary by location.
7-Eleven: Stores will be open on Thanksgiving Day but hours may vary by location.
Grocery stores closed on Thanksgiving
The following stores will be closed on Thanksgiving:
- BJ’s Wholesale Club
- Giant Eagle
- Sam’s Club
- Trader Joe’s