What Stores Will Be Open Friday in Chicago Area on Christmas Eve

Did you wait to the last minute to go Christmas shopping?  What stores Will Be open Friday in Chicago area on Christmas eve? A number of stores throughout the Chicago area will be open on Christmas Eve, though many for limited hours, and closed on Christmas Day. However, some spots have unique opening and closing times. Even though Christmas Eve is not a federal holiday, many businesses and federal offices will recognize it as a day off because Christmas falls on a Saturday.

According to deal website RetailMeNot, 74% of consumers plan to do at least some last-minute shopping this holiday season and 57% are willing to wait until the last minute to buy gift cards. And 51% plan to shop the day after Christmas. Catering to the true procrastinators, the majority of stores and malls across the nation are opening early Friday and will close by dinner time, with a few exceptions.

Here’s a list of some area stores and hours below. Check with your closest location to confirm hours as hours may vary. Curbside pickup hours also may be different from store hours.

Ace Hardware
Open regular hours on Christmas Eve at most locations

Apple Store
Closes at 6 p.m. Christmas Eve; closed Christmas Day

Barnes & Noble
Closes at 6 p.m. Christmas Eve; closed Christmas Day

Bed Bath and Beyond
Depends on location, but most will be open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Christmas Eve; closed Christmas Day

Best Buy
Open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Christmas Eve; closed Christmas Day

Costco
Depends on location, but many will be open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Christmas Eve; closed Christmas Day

CVS
Depends on location, but many will be open regular hours Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Dick’s Sporting Goods
Open 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Christmas Eve; closed Christmas Day

Dollar General
Closes at 10 p.m. Christmas Eve; closed Christmas Day

Dollar Tree
Depends on location, but most will have limited hours Christmas Eve; closed Christmas Day

GameStop
Depends on location, but many will be open 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Christmas Eve; closed Christmas Day

Hobby Lobby
Open 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Christmas Eve; closed Christmas Day

Home Depot
Depends on location, but many will be open 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Christmas Eve; closed Christmas Day

HomeGoods
Open 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Christmas Eve; closed Christmas Day

Ikea
Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Christmas Eve; closed Christmas Day

Jewel-Osco
Closes at 6 p.m. Christmas Eve; closed Christmas Day

Kohl’s
Open 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Christmas Eve; closed Christmas Day

Lowe’s
Open 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Christmas Eve; closed Christmas Day

Macy’s
Open 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Christmas Eve; closed Christmas Day

Menards
Closes at 5 p.m. Christmas Eve; closed Christmas Day

Michael’s Craft Store
Open 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Christmas Eve; closed Christmas Day

Nordstrom/Nordstrom Rack
Depends on location, but most close at 6 p.m. Christmas Eve; closed Christmas Day

Office Depot
Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Christmas Eve; closed Christmas Day

Old Navy
Depends on location, but most stores will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Christmas Eve; closed Christmas Day

Petco
Open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Christmas Eve; closed Christmas Day

REI
Depends on location, but many will close at 6 p.m. Christmas Eve; closed Christmas Day

Ross
Open 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Christmas Eve; closed Christmas Day

Sam’s Club
Closes at 6 p.m. Christmas Eve; closed Christmas Day

Target
Open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Christmas Eve; closed Christmas Day

Trader Joe’s
Closes at 5 p.m. Christmas Eve; closed Christmas Day

Ulta Beauty
Open 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Christmas Eve; closed Christmas Day

Walgreens
Depends on location, but most stores will be open with regular hours Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Walmart
Closes at 6 p.m. Christmas Eve; closed Christmas Day

Whole Foods Market
Depends on location, but most stores will be open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Christmas Eve; closed Christmas Day

 

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