Here’s where you can do last-minute shopping on Christmas Day

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It’s been an atypical year, so perhaps you haven’t been able to do your Christmas shopping the way you usually would.

Maybe you forgot a gift for someone on your list, or you need to pick up a prescription before the new year.

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The good news is that even though many grocery stores — such as Target, Publix, Walmart and Whole Foods — will be closed, several spots will remain open.

Here are a few stores that you can likely visit on Christmas Day for last-minute needs. However, hours can vary by location, so be sure to double-check by calling ahead.


Family Dollar/Dollar Tree

The stores, which operate under the same owner, will be open at certain locations on Christmas Day. A spokesperson told that stores “typically operate [on] abbreviated hours.”


The coffeehouse company is open on Christmas Day, a spokesperson told Delish.

“Starbucks stores are a gathering place for the entire community and customers use our stores to connect over coffee in different ways every day. We are happy to welcome customers on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in select store locations. Store hours vary by location, and stores may occasionally adjust their hours based on business and customer needs.”

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The Balance Small Business reported these hours for the following pharmacies.


Hours are 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Christmas Day, excluding locations inside Target stores.

Rite Aid

Most Rite Aids are open 24/7, and that includes Christmas Day.


Typically, 24/7 Walgreens are open throughout the day on Christmas. Those with limited hours will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Convenience Stores


A spokesperson told that the convenience store is “happy to provide customers with convenient shopping 24 hours, 7 days a week.”

Circle K

Like other days of the year, most Circle Ks should be open 24/7, according to Taste of Home.


Speedway locations are usually open 24/7. They are also open on holidays — including Christmas, reported.

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