With Christmas falling on a Tuesday this year, most major stores are open on Christmas Eve, December 24.
Macy’s spokeswoman Alison Kmiotek told News For Shoppers that all Macy’s stores would be open until 6pm local time on Christmas Eve. They will be closed on Christmas Day, and would reopen on Wednesday at their regularly scheduled time (typically 9am).
Home Dept spokeswoman Katherine Ellison said Home Depot stores would be open until 5pm on Christmas Eve. Home Depot will be closed on Christmas, and most will reopen at 6am the day after Christmas. However, “exact hours may vary by location, so customers should check specific store hours at http://www.homedepot.com” said Ellison.
Target issued a statement which included that the store would open until 9pm on Christmas Eve. The store will be closed on Christmas, and reopen 7am the day after Christmas.
LaToya Evans, a spokeswoman for Walmart, told NFS that Walmart Supercenters and Division 1 stores will close at 8pm on Christmas Eve. “All Walmart Neighborhood Market stores will close at 6 pm on Christmas Eve” said Evans. The stores will all reopen at 5am the day after Christmas.
Costco is reporting through their site that Costco stores will be open until 5pm on Christmas Eve, closed Christmas Day, and will reopen at 9am the day after Christmas.
A survey of Best Buy stores finds that the vast majority will close at 5pm on December 24, be closed on Christmas, and will open again at 8am on December 26.
Office Depot stores will be open until 5pm on Christmas Eve, and reopen the day after Christmas at 8am.
Toys R Us will be opening at Midnight the morning of December 24 and will stay open until 10pm. They will be closed Christmas Day. Opening times the day after Christmas vary.
And while the Post Office (USPS) will deliver mail under their normal schedule on Christmas Eve, the lobbies will close at 12 noon on Christmas Eve, according to their site. Express Mail will be delivered on Christmas Day, but all other regular mail deliveries will not. The lobbies will be closed Christmas day and reopen at their regular times on Wednesday.