While many retailers have started opening their stores on Thanksgiving Day to start their Black Friday sales early, some retailers have chosen to remain closed on Thanksgiving Day. For instance, Costco warehouses are closed so that their employees can spend the day with their families. Check here if you’re wondering if Walmart is open on Thanksgiving.
Is Walmart Open on Thanksgiving Day?
Walmart will be open on Thanksgiving Day. Most Walmart will open at 6 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day. Walmart Supercenters that are normally open 24 hours, will continue to be open 24 hours. However, some stores might close early and reopen at 6:00 p.m. to start the Black Friday sales.
Can You Shop Walmart.com on Thanksgiving Day?
If you can’t wait for the stores to open, you can shop on online and get early access to the Black Friday sale. Doorbuster items are not available online, but Walmart has announced that the majority of the Black Friday deals will be available at Walmart.com starting on Wednesday, November 21, 2018, at 10 p.m. ET. The online sale will include some of the most popular Black Friday items: TVs, video games, and appliances. There will also be special deals available online only.
What Time Do Walmart Black Friday Sales Start?
The Walmart Black Friday sale starts online early this year, but in Walmart stores, the Black Friday sale starts when they reopen at 6:00 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day.
You can check out the Walmart Black Friday deals with the Walmart app or at walmart.com. Walmart also has a store map online to help plan your Thanksgiving Day shopping trip. The store map is customized for your local store and shows exactly where Black Friday deals will be located in the store. If you have the Walmart app on your phone, you will be able to access the store map while you are in the store shopping.
Light Up Black Friday Party
This year, Walmart is hosting its first Light Up Black Friday party on Thanksgiving Day, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. If you are shopping in-store on Thanksgiving day, you’ll get free cookies, cocoa, and coffee. You might need to check with your local store before you head out to see if they are participating.
Walmart’s 1-Hour Guarantee
Walmart has announced the return of the 1-hr guarantee this Black Friday. That means that customers in designated areas of the store between 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m on Thanksgiving Day are guaranteed to receive the item at the sales price. If there are not enough items in stock, Walmart will guarantee pick up of the item before Christmas at the Black Friday pricing.
To take advantage of the 1-hour guarantee, you have to be in the Walmart store and in the 1-hr guarantee line by 7:00 p.m. Thanksgiving Day. If they are out of the item by the time you reach the front of the line, the Walmart associate will give you a 1-hour guarantee voucher to redeem before Christmas.
Walmart Thanksgiving Week Hours
Walmart will be open regular business hours except for Thanksgiving Day and have extended hours on Black Friday. The business hours Thanksgiving week are:
Sunday, November 18: Regular hours
Monday, November 19: Regular hours
Tuesday, November 20: Regular hours
Wednesday, November 21: Check with your local store for closing time.
Thursday, November 22: Doors open at 6 a.m. Deals begin at 6:00 p.m.
Friday, November 23: Extended hours. Check with your local store.
Saturday, November 24: Regular hours
The tradition of stores closing on Thanksgiving Day are long gone. Walmart is one of many stores opening its doors Thanksgiving Day and millions of people will be piling in to get great deals. Will you be one of them?
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