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What’s closed, open on New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day

Ushering in a new year can mean frantically shopping for last-minute items for the holiday, but hold off before you head out for that champagne flute.

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Many reliable retail stores will have altered hours New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. If you’ve got a little shopping to do on New Year’s Eve and/or New Years Day, here’s a quick checklist of the store hours for your favorite locations.

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*Since some stores’ hours could change, please call or check websites before shopping.

Macy’s: 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. New Year’s Eve; Store hours vary by location on New Year’s Day, with some closing an hour earlier than the store’s typical 9 p.m. closing time.

Walmart: Open regular store hours on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. 

Best Buy: New Year’s Eve: 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; New Year’s Day: 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Costco: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. New Year’s Eve; closed on New Year’s Day. 

Target: Locations will close at 9 p.m. New Year’s Eve; The store will open regular hours on New Year’s Day

Kroger: Open New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Hours may vary.

Walgreens: Open New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Hours may vary.

Publix: All stores open at regular hours and close at 9 p.m. New Year’s Eve; 7 a.m.-7 p.m. New Year’s Day. Stores in select areas will close later. All Publix pharmacies are closed on New Year’s Day.

Kohl’s: Open on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Hours may vary.

Dollar General: Open regular store hours on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. 

Dollar Tree: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. New Year’s Eve; 9 a.m.-7 p.m. New Year’s Day

CVS: Open regular business hours New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. 

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