Good News: These Stores Will Be Open on Christmas Eve

Sometimes two-day shipping just won't cut it.

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No matter how much planning you do for for the holidays, there's always that one thing you forget. Whether it's a white elephant gift to bring to that office party or a turkey baster for a holiday dinner, these stores have got your back on Christmas Eve this year for all of your last-minute needs.

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While most retailers haven't officially confirmed their plans for 2018 yet, these chains have stayed open in past years for eleventh-hour shoppers. As always, don't forget to call your local store to double-check specific hours before heading out!

And if you'd rather not brave the cold weather for those final gifts and extra household essentials, in select cities can get free, two-hour shipping with .

Don't forget to check out GoodHousekeeping.com's Christmas 2018 guide and holiday gift ideas.


Stores Open on Christmas Eve

  • : Apple stores have previously remained open until at least 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
  • : should stay open with reduced hours so you can buy last-minute gifts for your favorite book worm.
  • : The majority of Best Buy locations have opened their doors from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. , and you could even order online for in-store pickup on Christmas Eve. Orders are usually ready in an hour.
  • : regularly stay open until 9 p.m., but Christmas Eve hours were extended from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • : , most of the video-game stores stayed open until 6 p.m.
  • : Most JCPenney stores were open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. .
  • : Many Kmart stores operate on regular schedules on Christmas Eve, and welcome customers from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • : Kohl's to have holiday shopping marathons where stores stay open 24/7 leading up to Christmas, until they finally close their doors around 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
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    • : Most Macy's locations open early on Christmas Eve and close around 6 p.m., according to previous years' hours.
    • : While Old Navy will have some holiday hours, the specifics depend on the location. Stores were typically open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Christmas Eve .
    • : , all Target stores opened at 7 a.m. and closed at either 10 p.m. or 11 p.m., depending on the location. For the 2018 holiday season, customers in 46 states can also get , and nearly 1,000 stores will feature drive-up service with orders ready within an hour.
    • : Many Walmart stores are 24/7, but certain locations might close early on Christmas Eve and remain closed on Christmas.

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