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You don’t have much available for Thanksgiving these days, especially if you need a pharmacy.
Big picture: Expect limited hours and some stores to be closed, so the sooner you get behind, the better.
Game Status: Thanksgiving isn’t the start of Black Friday in-person shopping like it was before COVID-19, but some stores like Costco and Coles are adding additional deals online on Thursday.
Stores will open on Thanksgiving Day 2022
The following retailers Most of their stores are open but hours vary.
Yes, but: Not all locations are open and not all retailers’ holiday hours are easily found on websites and apps.
- Most pharmacies will be closed.
Thanksgiving grocery store hours
- Acme Market: Most shops are open from 7 am to 4 pm.
- Albertsons: Hours vary, but most have short hours.
- Food Lion: Varies, but most are open until 3pm.
- Fresh Market: 7 am to 3 pm.
- The Giant Company: Open till 2pm.
- Giant Food: 6 am to 5 pm, pharmacy hours 9 am to 1 pm.
- Harris Teeter: Stores close at 2 p.m.
- HEB: 6 a.m. to noon.
- Kroger: Open until 4 p.m.
- Measure: 6 am to 5 pm.
- Piggly Wiggly: Varies.
- Ralph’s: Stores close Thursday at 10 p.m.
- Safeway: Hours vary.
- Most save: Varies.
- Smart & Final: 6 am to 5 pm.
- Sprouts Farmers Market: 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Stop & Shop: 7 am to 3 pm.
- Tops: Open till 4 pm.
- Vance: 6 am to 3 pm.
- Wegmans: Open until 4 p.m.
- Whole Foods Market: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Gas stations and discount stores are open on Thanksgiving
Here are the chains It should have many positions open, but check first. Additional stores, smaller chains and convenience stores are also open, many with reduced hours.
- ARKO Corp Convenience Stores (EZ Mart, Foss Mart, Scotchman, Admiral, Roadrunner and Village Pantry).
- Bass Pro Shops: 9 am to 6 pm.
- Large spaces: 7 am to 9 pm.
- Circle K.
- Cumberland Farms.
- CVS: Hours vary, but most stores close on Thursdays at 5 p.m.
- Dollar General: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
- Dollar Tree: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Family Dollar: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Maverick – Adventures First Stop.
- Love’s journey stops.
- Pilot Flying J.
- Rite Aid: Hours vary but most are open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
- Travel Centers of America.
- Walgreens: Hours vary but most stores are open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The restaurants will open Thanksgiving Day 2022
Not all positions The following restaurants are open Thursday and hours vary. In some cases, only select locations are open, so it’s best to check your nearest location before heading out.
- Websites and apps do not always reflect holiday hours.
- Being open on a holiday is often a franchise decision.
Between the lines: Restaurant locations inside mall food courts or stores such as Target and Walmart will be closed.
- Bob Evans
- Boston Market
- Burger King
- Caribou coffee
- Cracker barrel
- Einstein Bros. Bagels
- Golden Corral
- Jack in the box
- Krispy Kreme
- Red Lobster (check website for select locations open)
- Sonic Drive-In
- Tim Hortons
- Waffle House
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Thanksgiving dinner at restaurants
Restaurants are open Restaurants for dining and takeout and serving turkey dinners include Cracker Barrel, Bob Evans and Boston Market.
- Ordering deadlines for larger meals vary, and most are approved earlier in the week, but it’s still possible to pick up a meal, as supplies are limited.
- Wawa convenience stores also have a hoagie and bowl with hot turkey, potatoes, stuffing and cranberry sauce called The Gobbler.
States with more Thanksgiving holidays
By the numbers: Stores in Maine, Massachusetts and Rhode Island are closed on Thanksgiving due to state laws.
- Stores in some areas may have shorter hours according to county or municipal laws.
Black Friday Hours 2022
Set your alarm Early Friday for Black Friday in store. Here’s a list of when stores are open for Black Friday deals.
Amazon Black Friday Sale 2022
Amazon’s Black Friday Sale PST Thursday at 12:01 p.m. and run for 48 hours, the company said.
Editor’s note: This article has been updated with additional information.
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