Here’s what stores are open on Thanksgiving Day this year

Get ready for holiday shopping

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Stores and shoppers alike getting ready for Black Friday in the metro

While most stores will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, there are still plenty of places to go for those last-minute Turkey Day essentials or to get a head start on Black Friday shopping.

From major retailers to groceries and big box stores, here is a list of retailers that will be open for Thanksgiving this year:

Big Lots

Big Lots locations will operate from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.


Many locations will be open on Thanksgiving, including the pharmacy, though customers are advised to check for specific hours.

Dollar General

Spectacular savings from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Family Dollar

Stores will be open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Thanksgiving.

Five Below

Save big from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m.


Most stores will be open from 6 a.m. to midnight.


For any last-minute crafts, Michaels opens from 6 p.m. to midnight.

Old Navy

Most of the clothing store’s locations will open at 3 p.m. on Thanksgiving and stay open through Black Friday.


Non-24-hour stores may operate on holiday schedules with reduced hours. Pharmacy hours can vary.

Whole Foods Market

Many stores will be open for modified hours on Thanksgiving.