Here's what's open and closed on Thanksgiving
New York CNN Business —Stores and businesses across the United States will be closed Thursday as Americans celebrate Thanksgiving — but it can be confusing to figure out what will remain open.
Many stores that were once open on Thanksgiving have changed policy since the pandemic, shuttering for the day before Black Friday sales.
Here are the businesses and institutions that will be open and closed on Turkey Day.
RetailersTarget, Walmart, Best Buy and Kohl’s will all be closed, a policy that started in 2020 and has continued.
The outbreak of the pandemic pushed these chains to close their doors on Thanksgiving to limit crowding and spread out the holiday shopping season.
We’ll again be closed on Thanksgiving,” Walmart (WMT) US CEO John Furner said in an October interview on NBC.
Costco (COST), Home Depot (HD), Nordstrom (JWN), Publix, Sam’s Club, Trader Joe’s and others have been closed on Thanksgiving for many years.
As for retail pharmacies on Thanksgiving Day, CVS, Walgreens and Rite Aid will be open with varying hours.
Make sure to check with local businesses to see if they’ll be closed in observance of the holiday.
GovernmentFederal offices, government buildings and post offices will be closed Thursday.
State and local courts, as well as Department of Motor Vehicles offices, will also be closed.
BankingSince Thanksgiving is a bank holiday, most banks will be closed.