Most stores used to close on Thanksgiving and Christmas, but now that more retailers on open on the Thanksgiving holiday, some people are confused about whether they stay closed on Christmas. Oftentimes, stores have extended hours the week of Christmas, which adds to the confusion. When you are trying to plan out your week of shopping, you are probably wondering, is Costco open on Christmas Day?
Is Costco open Christmas Day?
Costco will be closed on Christmas Day. Christmas Day is one of only a few holidays that all Costco stores close their doors.
When will Costco stores be open Christmas Week?
Many retailers are open for extended hours the week before Christmas to give everyone a chance to finish their last-minute shopping before Christmas Day. Most Costco stores are open 24 hours so they will not be open for extended hours, but they will be operating on a different schedule Christmas week. Check with your local store, but most Costco stores will be open the following hours:
Sunday, December 18, 2016: 10 AM – 8:30 PM
Monday, December 19, 2016: 10 AM – 8:30 PM
Tuesday, December 20, 2016: 10 AM – 8:30 PM
Wednesday, December 21, 2016: 10 AM – 8:30 PM
Thursday, December 22, 2016: 10 AM – 8:30 PM
Friday, December 23, 2016: 10 AM – 8:30 PM
Saturday, December 24, 2016: Closing at 5 PM
Sunday, December 25, 2016: Closed
Saturday, December 26, 2015: Regular hours. Check with your local store for the time they will reopen.
Will Costco Online be Available?
You will be able to visit the company’s website to purchase items throughout the week. However, the deadlines for items expected to arrive on Christmas has passed, so you may want to pop in the store before Friday to get all of your gifts out of the way. If you are stuck on what to get someone, a gift card always makes a nice gift. Make it something that they like, like a gift card to their favorite restaurant or spa would be greatly appreciated as a way to treat themselves after the stress of the holiday season. If you’re not sure of their favorite store or restaurant, American Express, Visa and MasterCard prepaid cards are a great gift idea. The recipient can treat themselves wherever they like.
If you are wondering about a specific store’s hours of operation during Christmas week, call and ask about the hours. Some smaller stores and locally-owned retailers may be closed for more than one day. Other stores, like Costco will only close for Christmas Day. Plan out your shopping, and make sure you get their before the doors close. Happy shopping!