What Stores Are Closed on Thanksgiving 2022?

39 stores closed on Thanksgiving 2022, including Costco, Walmart and Target.

For a better part of a decade, major retailers like Walmart and Target have kicked off their Black Friday deals starting on Thanksgiving. Even though it wasn’t without controversy, the giant box stores seemed certain about their decision to remain open on Turkey Day and it was here to stay. However, that all changed when COVID-19 decided to make an appearance, and stores continued their closures last year as well. Now, these stores will be closed on Thanksgiving Day 2022.

Click through this slideshow to see which stores have made the decision to be closed on Thanksgiving Day this year. However, don’t fret about missing your favorite store’s giant annual Black Friday sale! Many of these retailers will have deals online with many of them offering free delivery and contactless curbside pickup.

39 Stores Closed on Thanksgiving 2022

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While this big-box retailer has been known in the past for its insanely large shopping crowds on Thanksgiving, Walmart announced that it will be closed on Thanksgiving Day again in 2022. They validated their decision as a thank-you to the store’s employees for their continued hard work.

Best Buy

To give employees a break, Best Buy has stated that they will close up shop on Thanksgiving. But keep an eye out for their Black Friday deals!

Related: Best Buy's Black Friday Deals


In a shocking turn of events, Target was one of the first big-box retailers to close on Thanksgiving in 2020 and will follow suit in 2022 for the third year in a row.


Kohl’s will be closed on Thanksgiving.


Unfortunately, if you run into a sticky spot this Thanksgiving, you’ll have to call an emergency plumber or electrician. Lowe’s is following the footsteps of other retailers and is closed on Thanksgiving.

Sam's Club

Sam's Club, which is owned by Walmart will be closed on Thanksgiving, similar to other Walmart locations.


To show their employees some love this holiday, JCPenney has decided to close on Thanksgiving Day, but they'll be open at 5 a.m. on Black Friday!


Macy's announced that their stores will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. "We encourage customers to shop with us on macys.com and through the Macy’s mobile app where they will find all of our Black Friday deals,” a press release previously stated.


Do the furry members of your family have all they need to have their own feast? Head over to Petsmart before Thanksgiving as many locations are closed.


No last-minute Publix runs! All Publix locations will be closed on Thanksgiving 2022.

Home Depot

Home Depot announced their long-standing tradition will continue to close all their stores on Thanksgiving Day 2022.

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Omar Abascal/Unsplash


Following previous years, Costco will remain closed on Thanksgiving Day.


If you’re looking for the perfect shoe for your Thanksgiving Day outfit, you’re better off hitting up your BFF’s closet! This designer shoe store is closed.

Academy Sports + Outdoors

This popular sporting goods store is continuing its tradition of remaining closed on Thanksgiving Day in an effort "to provide our team members and customers time to have fun and make memories with family and friends.”


Be sure to get all your ingredients ahead of Turkey Day as this popular food chain will be closed.

Barnes & Noble

Most Barnes & Noble stores are closed on Thanksgiving and other major holidays.

BJ's Warehouse

BJ’s Warehouse will be closed on Turkey Day.


If you need some last-minute holiday home decor, you’re better off shopping the day before Thanksgiving as TJ MAXX will shut their doors on T-Giving Day.


Following the traditions of Thanksgiving past, Menards will close their doors for T-Giving Day.

Trader Joe's

Be sure to grab your wonderful snacks and desserts before Thanksgiving! Trader Joe’s will be closed.

Bed Bath & Beyond

Bed Bath & Beyond, wanting to give their employees a break for all of their hard work this year, announced it would stay closed on Thanksgiving 2022.

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Robert Alexander/Getty Images


To encourage people to spend a day outdoors with their loved ones and give their employees a day off, this popular camping equipment store will continue its tradition to close on Thanksgiving.


Make sure you get Fido the grooming he needs before the big turkey day! Most Petco locations are closed on Thanksgiving.


Like years previous, Nordstrom will be closed on Thanksgiving.


The popular Swedish build-it-yourself furniture store will be closed on Thanksgiving but will have great Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals for your holiday gifting needs!

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Jeremy Moeller/Getty Images


The popular makeup and wellness store will be closed on Thanksgiving in order for their employees to spend more time with their families.


Most locations of this popular craft and fabric store will continue their pattern of years past and be closed on Thanksgiving Day.

The Container Store

Best get your Tupperware for leftovers ahead of time! This year, The Container Store will likely follow its tradition to keep its doors shut this Thanksgiving.


Just like Best Buy, Staples will be closed on Thanksgiving but have all the deals you can possibly imagine for Black Friday the following morning.

World Market

Being a subsidiary of Bed Bath & Beyond, it’s no surprise that World Market will follow its parent company and close its doors to the public on Thanksgiving.

Foot Locker

Foot Locker will be closed on Thanksgiving 2022, opening early on Black Friday.

Crate & Barrel

The majority of Crate & Barrel stores will continue their pattern from years past and will be closed on Thanksgiving.

Guitar Center

The largest retailer of musical instruments will be closed on Thanksgiving Day.

Neiman Marcus

This fashion retailer will be closed for Thanksgiving this year but will open on Black Friday so you can get all of the gifts on your list crossed off.

Sur La Table

This turkey day, Sur La Table will close to the public but reopen on Black Friday. Check your local store for their holiday hours.


Burlington will close locations this year for Thanksgiving.

Under Armour

This popular athletic wear store will be closed on Thanksgiving Day.

Hobby Lobby

To give their employees a well-deserved day off, Hobby Lobby will be closed on Thanksgiving.


Even though this popular recliner store is closed on Thanksgiving 2022 this year, they’ll be open the following day for Black Friday.

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