These Stores Are Open on Christmas Eve for Last-Minute Holiday Shopping

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Photo credit: VIEW press - Getty Images

Christmas time is here and sometimes, the busyness of the season can throw off your gift-giving and table setting plans. Between preparing a festive feast, holiday shopping, and coming up with a bunch of scenarios for your Elf on the Shelf, you're bound to forget something on your Christmas to-do list. Thankfully, if you need to do some last-minute shopping, you're in luck. Whether you need an extra ingredient for your meal or a quick Secret Santa gift, many big-box retailers, grocery stores, and retail stores stay open for Christmas Eve. Ahead, we rounded up a list of stores that you stop by on December 24 before the festivities begin. If you plan on stopping by one of these stores, it's always best to call your local store before heading out since hours may vary by location. Happy shopping!

Stores open on Christmas Eve

Walmart: Stores will be open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

IKEA: Stores will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Home Depot: These stores will be open from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Lowe's: Lowe's stores will be open for normal hours, which are 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. at most locations.

Big Lots: Stores will open during normal hours, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

CVS: Most CVS stores will operate normal hours on Christmas Eve, but some locations will have reduced hours.

JCPenney: Stores will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Costco: Typically, Costco operates normal hours on Christmas Eve.

Target: In the past, Target stores opened at 7 a.m. and closed at 10 p.m. or 11 p.m., depending on the location.

Bed Bath & Beyond: Typically, these stores open their doors from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m on December 24.

Macy's: During previous years, Macy's stores typically closed their doors at 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve.

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