Wondering Which Grocery Stores Are Open on Thanksgiving? Here's a Full List

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If you're like Ree Drummond, you relish preparing your Thanksgiving Day menu a whole week in advance. For others, the multi-dish feast may feel like a daunting task—and that's totally understandable! There's a lot to keep track of, including timing the roasted turkey and selecting the perfect mix of Thanksgiving sides. No matter which camp you're in, there's always a chance you'll need to pop by the grocery store one last time on Thanksgiving Day. What if you suddenly find yourself short on butter for the dinner rolls? (Heaven forbid!) Or, in the flurry of cooking, maybe you forgot to buy wine! Well, luckily some supermarkets and convenience stores stay open for these very important last-minute errands.

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Below, find details on which of your favorite grocery stores will be open on Thanksgiving 2022, which ones will be operating only during special hours, and which ones will be closed. And while you're at it, you might as well check out Walmart's Thanksgiving hours, too—they do have everything, after all! Make your Turkey Day preparations less stressful this year by knowing these grocery store Thanksgiving hours for 2022.

Grocery Stores Open on Thanksgiving in 2022:

  • ACME: Stores are open from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thanksgiving, but pharmacies are closed.

  • Albertsons: Hours vary depending on location, call your local store ahead of time.

  • C-Town: Many stores are open from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. but check with your local branch for their hours.

  • Cub Foods: Most stores will be open on Thanksgiving day with regular hours (though some will close early).

  • Cumberland Farms: Stores will remain open 24 hours. Last year, they gave away free coffee in select locations too!

  • Fairway Market: Most stores will be open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.

  • Food Lion: Most stores will be open for regular hours on Thanksgiving, but some may close early.

  • The Fresh Market: Stores will be open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Giant Food: Stores will be open at 6 a.m. but close early on Thanksgiving Day, and the pharmacy will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Hannaford: Some stores will be open from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Harris Teeter: All stores will close at 2 p.m.

  • H.E.B.: Stores will be open from 6 a.m. until 12 p.m.

  • Hy-Vee: Stores will operate with reduced hours that depend on your area.

  • Kroger: Most stores are open from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Martin's: Expect stores to open at their regular time and close at 3 p.m.

  • Meijer: Stores will be open but may operate with reduced hours.

  • Piggly Wiggly: Stores are independently owned, so call your closest location for their hours.

  • Ralphs: Most stores open at 6 a.m. and close at 10 p.m.

  • Rite Aid: Most stores open on Thanksgiving, but customers are advised to check for specific hours.

  • Safeway: Most Safeway stores will be open, but call ahead for hours to be safe.

  • Save A Lot: All corporate-owned locations will be open until 3 p.m. Check with your local store, as hours can vary for independently-owned locations.

  • Shaws: Stores will be open for limited hours, so check with your specific store for their hours in advance.

  • Sprouts Farmers Market: Stores will be open from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Star Market: Stores will be open, but many close early at 2 p.m. Check with your local store see when they'll be closing.

  • Stop & Shop: Stores in Connecticut, New York, and New Jersey remain open with shortened hours. Many stores in Massachusetts and Rhode Island will be closed. Call ahead for pharmacy and pick-up hours.

  • Vons: Will be open, but operating on limited hours. Call ahead to confirm.

  • Wawa: Most Wawa stores will be open on Thanksgiving, some operating 24 hours.

  • Wegmans: All stores will close at 4pm on Thanksgiving.

  • Whole Foods: Stores will be open, but hours will be limited by location.

Grocery Stores Closed on Thanksgiving

  • ALDI

  • Amigos

  • BJ's Wholesale Club

  • Costco

  • Giant Eagle

  • Lidl

  • Market Basket

  • Market Street

  • Publix

  • Sam's Club

  • Target

  • Trader Joe's

  • United Market

  • Walmart

  • Winn-Dixie