Stores Open On Thanksgiving Day – Black Friday Shopping [2021]

Thanksgiving Day Shopping Stores open and closed.

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Are you wondering whether your favorite stores are opened or closed on Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday? Check out the list below.

This year is going to be very different with some HUGE players taking a step back and staying closed on Thanksgiving Day. Walmart, Best Buy, Target and Kohl’s are among the most notable ones. But keep reading to see the entire list of 57 stores.

Another big change has been the stores releasing Black Friday pricing and starting sales as early as Halloween.

There are deals to be found, they may not only be on the Friday after Thanksgiving.

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Make sure you LIKE your favorite stores on Facebook. Many of them will be releasing exclusive information to Facebook and Twitter followers.

Cheers for Family Friendly Stores on Black Friday:

We want to applaud the following companies that will be closed on Thanksgiving Day and encourage you to send a message to their leadership – we love when you value family over finances!

Stores Closed on Thanksgiving Day

Neon sign that says "Closed" in red letters.

In the 5 years that we’ve been tracking Thanksgiving Day openings, this is one of the largest lists of closed stores we’ve seen. These 57 stores will be closed on Thanksgiving but open on Black Friday:

  1. A.C. Moore
  2. Academy Sports + Outdoors
  3. Aeropostale
  4. ALDI
  5. American Eagle
  6. Ashley Furniture
  7. Barnes and Noble
  8. Bath & Body Works
  9. Bed Bath & Beyond
  10. Bed Bath and Beyond
  11. Belk
  12. Best Buy
  13. BJ’s Wholesale Club
  14. Bloomingdale’s
  15. Boscov’s
  16. Burlington
  17. BuyBuy Baby
  18. Calvin Klein
  19. Century 21
  20. Christmas Tree Shops
  21. Costco
  22. Cost Plus World Market
  23. Crate and Barrel
  24. Dick’s Sporting Goods
  25. Field & Stream
  26. Foot Locker
  27. Forever 21
  28. Giant Eagle
  29. Golf Galaxy
  30. Harmon Face Values
  31. HomeGoods
  32. Homesense
  33. JCPenney
  34. Kohl’s
  35. Lowe’s
  36. Macy’s 
  37. Marshalls 
  38. Old Navy
  39. Petco
  40. PetSmart
  41. Publix
  42. REI 
  43. Sam’s Club
  44. Save Mart
  45. Sierra
  46. Simon Properties (Operates most malls)
  47. Sur La Table
  48. Target
  49. The Home Depot
  50. TJ Maxx
  51. T-Mobile
  52. Trader Joe’s
  53. ULTA Beauty
  54. Walmart
  55. White House Black Market
  56. Williams Sonoma
  57. Winn-Dixie

Stores Open on Thanksgiving Day

Neon sign with a blue border and the word "Open" in red neon.

These 38 stores will be open on Thanksgiving Day:

  1. ACME: Stores open from 7 A.M. to 4 P.M. on Thanksgiving, but hours may vary depending on location.
  2. Bass Pro Shops: Stores will be open from 8 A.M. to 6 P.M.
  3. Big Lots: Select locations open from 7 A.M. to 1 P.M. Check your local store to confirm.
  4. Cabela’s: Stores will be open from 8 A.M. to 6 P.M.
  5. CVS: Stores will be open on Thanksgiving, but you should check your store for specific hours.
  6. Dollar General: Stores will be open from 7 A.M. to 5 P.M. Even though they’re known for low prices, they will still offer Black Friday deals.
  7. Dunkin’ Donuts: they will be open, but be sure to check your local store for hours.
  8. Family Dollar: The store opens from 8 A.M. to 9 P.M. on Thanksgiving.
  9. Five Below: The store is open from 6 P.M. to 1 A.M. on Thanksgiving.
  10. Gordmans: Stores will open at reduced hours on Thanksgiving. Contact your local store for holiday hours.
  11. Harris Teeter: All stores will be open from 6 A.M. to 2 P.M.
  12. Kroger: Most stores normally open from around 6 A.M. to midnight.
  13. Lilly Pulitzer: Select Lilly Pulitzer store locations will be open on Thanksgiving Day. Contact your local store for holiday hours.
  14. Meijer: stores open from 6 A.M. to 4 P.M.
  15. Michaels: Need some last-minute Thanksgiving kids crafts, Michaels opens from 6 P.M. to midnight.
  16. Olympia: Check your local store for hours
  17. Old Navy: Most of the clothing stores will open at 3 P.M. on Thanksgiving and stay open through Black Friday.
  18. Pep Boys: Store Hours vary by location
  19. Ralphs: Locations typically open as early as 5 A.M. and close at midnight.
  20. Rite Aid: Most of the stores open on Thanksgiving, but customers are advised to check for specific hours.
  21. Rural King Supply: 7:00 A.M. – Check their Black Friday ad for more details
  22. Safeway: The stores will open in the morning and close around dinnertime. Call your store for specific hours.
  23. Sprouts: All stores open from 7 A.M. to 4 P.M. 
  24. Stop & Shop: Stores will stay open during regular hours on Thanksgiving.
  25. Vons: Many stores are usually open from 6 A.M. to midnight, if not 24 hours a day.
  26. Walgreens: Stores are usually open on all holidays, but specific hours vary depending on the location. Most 24-hour stores should still remain open all day.
  27. Wegmans: Wegmans will be open from 6 A.M. to 4 P.M. depending on where you live. In Massachusetts, the store is closed on Thanksgiving.
  28. Whole Foods Market: All stores will be open this year, but customers are advised to check the website for specific hours closer to the actual date.

This list was compiled and cross-referenced from multiple sources:  

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2 thoughts on “Stores Open On Thanksgiving Day – Black Friday Shopping [2021]

  1. Abeer

    Interesting article thanks for sharing this info about getting better deals on Black Friday. I really appreciate this. Hoping to save a lot of money.

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