Walmart is open on Mother’s Day. The retailer will be open for any last minute purchases for Mother’s Day or if you simply want to head out for your regular weekly shopping trip. In addition, the Walmart pharmacy will also have regular hours.
Target is open on Mother’s Day. Throughout the United States, all Target stores will be open their regular hours. If you need to grab anything from Target, it will be open on May 14.
Costco is open on Mother’s Day. There are six days during the year that Costco closes its doors. However, Mother’s Day is not one of those six days, so all Costco stores will be open from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Sunday, May 14.
Most flower shops are open on Mother’s Day. Many of these shops are independently owned and operated and set their own business hours. If the shop is usually open on Sundays, it may be open on Mother’s Day because it is one of the busiest days during the year for flowers shop. If you are wondering whether your local flower shop will be open or closed on May 14, it is best to call and confirm their hours for Sunday.
Chocolate shops are open on Mother’s Day. Larger chocolate shops like Godiva will be open during their regular Sunday business hours on Mother’s Day. Local chocolate shops are also likely to be open because, like flowers, chocolate is a popular present for mom. However, if your local chocolate shop isn’t normally open on Sundays, you may want to give them a call to confirm whether they will be open or not.
All grocery stores are open on Mother’s Day. There are very few days during the year where all grocery stores close. Mother’s Day is not a typical holiday where grocery stores typically close, so if you need to go grocery shopping or pick up something last minute for a Mother’s Day dinner, your local grocer should be open. All major grocery stores such as Kroger, Publix, Safeway, Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods will be open. Even local, independently owned grocery stores should be open if they are usually open for business on Sundays.
National drug store chains are open on Mother’s Day. The three major chains (CVS, Rite-Aid and Walgreens) will be open on Mother’s Day. Independently-owned drug stores that are normally open on Sundays will likely be open on May 14. Conversely, if it is not normally open on Sunday, it will likely be closed on Mother’s Day. If you are unsure whether or not your drug store will be open, give the store a call to confirm their hours on Sunday.
In most cases, yes, restaurants are open on Mother’s Day. If the restaurant is open on Sundays, then it will likely be open on Mother’s Day. Some places may provide a special Mother’s Day menu for their guests. If you are unsure about a restaurant’s hours, call them and inquire about their Mother’s Day hours of operation and specials. If they are open, you may want to may a reservation. Mother’s Day is a popular brunch/lunch day for many people.
Gas stations are open on Mother’s Day. Gas stations that are normally open on Sunday will be open on May 14. Sometimes local gas stations close on Sundays. If this is the case, they will likely be closed on Mother’s Day. However, there should be plenty of other stations open for your fueling needs.
Banks and Credit Unions
The majority of banks and credit unions are closed on Mother’s Day. Most banks and other financial institutions are closed on Sundays. Mother’s Day lands on a Sunday every year, so these places of business are closed. The only banks that will be open are banks that are normally open on Sunday (TD Bank and Citizens Bank at the Walmart locations). There also may be a few regional credit unions open on Mother’s Day as well.
ATMs and online banking make it possible to do your banking even when the bank is closed. Customers will be able to do the majority of the basic financial transactions on Mother’s Day through these two sources. These transactions may take until the following business day to post to your account though, so plan accordingly.
Post offices are closed on Mother’s Day. Post offices, like banks, are always closed on Sunday, so they will also be closed on May 14. There are a few post offices that have Sunday hours, however, you will want to call and confirm whether or not they will be open on the Mother’s Day holiday.