Nearly seven in 10 of us shop over Thanksgiving weekend, either on Turkey Day itself, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, or Cyber Monday, according to the National Retail Federation. And some people barely wait until the dishes are done to start Christmas shopping: 17% of Americans surveyed in the research group PwC’s 2019 holiday outlook say they plan to stock up on gifts in stores on Thanksgiving itself.
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Whether you want to get a headstart on holiday shopping, are seeking to delegate the cooking, or simply forgot the canned pumpkin to mix into the pie, we’ve rounded up a guide to what restaurants and stores are open on Thanksgiving day.
Stores Open on Thanksgiving Day
The following stores are open for all or part of Thursday, November 28. Certain local branches may opt to close for the holiday, so contact your neighborhood location directly to confirm before hitting the road.
Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day
Don't feel like cooking an entire Thanksgiving feast? Fear not! These restaurants are open for all or part of Turkey Day. Be sure to call ahead to confirm before you dine out.
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