The Stores That Will Be Open (and Closed) This Thanksgiving

Updated August 10, 2020 by Kyle

It won’t be long until Black Friday ads will start popping up, and along with them, come store announcements of when they’re opening their doors for business this year. To help you effectively plan your shopping, below are the times that most of your favorite stores are opening their doors to this year’s craziness.

As I have written about in-depth, Black Friday has changed, as have the ways you can hack your Black Friday to score the best deal possible. In many cases, this means not shopping on Black Friday at all.

Thanksgiving Hours

Here are all of the stores that WILL BE OPEN on Thanksgiving Day 2017:

  • Bass Pro Shops – 8am to 6pm
  • Bealls – doors open at 4pm
  • Belk – doors open at 6pm
  • Best Buy – 5pm to 1am
  • CVS – 8am to 10pm
  • Gander Mountain – 9am to Midnight
  • Goody’s – doors open at 4pm
  • Gordmans – doors open at 6pm
  • HH Gregg – 4pm to Midnight
  • JCPenney – doors open at 3pm
  • K-Mart – doors open at 6am (where permitted by law)
  • Kohl’s – doors open at 6pm
  • Macy’s – 6pm to 10pm
  • Meijer – doors open at 6pm
  • Michaels – doors open at 4pm
  • Old Navy – doors open at 4pm
  • Peebles – 10am to 9pm
  • Sears – doors open at 6pm
  • Sports Authority – doors open at 6pm
  • Stage – doors open at 2pm
  • Target – doors open at 6pm
  • Toys R Us – doors open at 5pm
  • Walgreens – 8am to 10pm
  • Walmart – doors open at 6pm

And These are CLOSED on Thanksgiving, But OPEN on Black Friday 2017:

  • AC Moore
  • Barnes and Noble
  • BJ’s Wholesale
  • Cabela’s
  • Cost Plus World Market
  • Costco
  • Crate & Barrel
  • DSW
  • Ethan Allen
  • GameStop
  • Guitar Center
  • Harbor Freight
  • Half Price Books
  • Hobby Lobby
  • Home Depot
  • Home Goods
  • H&M
  • IKEA
  • Jo-Ann Fabrics
  • Lowe’s
  • Marshalls
  • Mattress Firm (Formerly Sleep Train)
  • Michaels
  • Neiman Marcus
  • Nordstrom
  • Office Depot/Max
  • Party City
  • Petco
  • PetSmart
  • Pier 1 Imports
  • Publix
  • Sam’s Club
  • Staples
  • Sur La Table
  • TJ Maxx
  • Tractor Supply Co.
  • West Marine

Closed on Black Friday AND Thanksgiving:

  • REI – While they haven’t announced it yet, I think REI will be taking Black Friday off again this year. #OptOustide

Hope this list helps you plan your shopping adventure this year. Shop smart and carry on.

By Kyle James


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Gamestop is open on Thanksgiving


Cabela’s is open thanksgiving