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List of Stores That are Open on Christmas Eve and Day

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December 22, 2017 · 5.9k Views

The holidays are approaching and if you're like the rest of us who are not traveling this year, here are some options for meals and last minute shopping on the big day. Take a look at the list of stores that will open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day!

burger Hungry? 

The majority of chain restaurants will be open on Christmas Eve, check it out below. We also recommend heading over to to see what other local restaurants are open and taking reservations in your area. Book ahead and skip the lines!    

  • Applebee’s: Open on Christmas Eve
  • Arby’s: Open on Christmas Eve
  • Black Angus Steakhouse: Open until 9 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Boston Market: Open on Christmas Eve. Select locations open on Christmas Day (Call ahead for hours)
  • Buca di Beppo: Open for Christmas lunch and dinner starting at 11am. 
  • Burger King: Open on Christmas Eve
  • Carl’s Jr.: Open on Christmas Eve
  • Claim Jumper: Open on Christmas Eve
  • Denny’s: Open 24 hours on Christmas Eve and Day
  • Domino’s: Open until on Christmas Eve
  • Fogo de Chão: Open on Christmas Eve and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Christmas Day
  • The Habit Burger Grill: Open 10:30am-4pm on Christmas Eve
  • Hardee’s: Open for Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
  • Hooters: Open on Christmas Eve
  • IHOP: The majority of locations are franchised and determine their own hours (call into your local IHOP for more details)
  • Maggiano’s Little Italy: Open 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • McCormick and Schmick’s: Open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Christmas Day
  • McDonald’s:Most corporate-owned locations will be open but franchises may be closed.
  • Old Country Buffet: Closes at 3pm Christmas Eve. Open 11am to 6pm Christmas Day
  • Olive Garden: Christmas Eve hours vary. Call ahead. 
  • Outback Steakhouse: Open Christmas Eve
  • PF Chang’s: Most locations open 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Panda Express: Open Christmas Eve. Some may be open Christmas but it is up to each individual franchise so call ahead.
  • Panera Bread: Open on Christmas Eve
  • Papa John’s: Open Christmas Eve
  • Papa Murphy’s: Open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Qdoba: Open 8:30 a.m.–9 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Red Lobster: Open, hours vary by location on Christmas Eve (call into your local Red Lobster for more details)
  • Red Robin: Most locations open until 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Romano’s Macaroni Grill: Open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Christmas Eve (call for reservations)
  • Round Table Pizza: Most locations open until 7:30 p.m. Christmas Eve
  • Ruby Tuesday: Open on Christmas Eve
  • Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse: Open Christmas Eve and at noon Christmas Day
  • Sbarro: Open Christmas Eve
  • Sizzler: See the full list of locations open on Christmas
  • Smith and Wollensky: Open on Christmas Eve & Christmas Day serving winter menu. Call for reservations
  • Starbucks: Open Christmas Eve. Most Christmas day hours are 9:00 am to 6:00 pm (call ahead)
  • Steak ‘n Shake: Open on Christmas Eve
  • Subway: Open on Christmas Eve
  • Taco Bell: Hours vary by location; many open until 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • TGIF’s: Open on Christmas Eve
  • Texas Roadhouse: Open on Christmas Eve
  • Yardhouse: Varies by location so call ahead. 
  • Waffle House: Open 24/7 on Christmas Day

Note: Many restaurants open on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day will have reduced hours so be sure to call ahead.


shopping bags Last Minute Shopping?

  • 7/11: Open 24 hours
  • Albertsons: Open until 9 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Apple Store: Most stores open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Barnes & Noble: Open 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Bed Bath & Beyond: Open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Best Buy: Open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • BJ’s Wholesale: Open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Costco: Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • CVS: Open 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Christmas Eve and 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Christmas Day
  • Dollar Tree: Open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Family Dollar: Open, hours TBA (call into your local Family Dollar for more details)
  • Home Depot: Open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • JCPenney: Open 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Kmart: Most locations open until 10 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Kohl's: 12 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Macy’s: Open 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Michaels: 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Nordstrom: Open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Old Navy: Open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Publix: Open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • REI: Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Rite Aid: Closing at 7 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Sam’s Club: Open until 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Sears: Open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Target: Open 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Toys R Us: Open 12 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Trader Joe's: Open until 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Walgreen’s: 24/7 locations retain normal hours, non-24/7 stores close at midnight
  • Walmart: Closing at 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve
  • Whole Foods: Most locations open until 7 p.m. on Christmas Eve

Remember to call ahead or visit retailers' online portal to double check your local store hours before heading out. Happy holidays everyone! 

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