What's open and closed this Holiday Season

Jermaine Castillo
December 26, 2018

Shoppers take advantage of the Christmas Eve hours to grab those last minute gifts.

Of course the mall is going to be closed tomorrow, but on the 26, they're going to be open at 7 a.m. and they do expect some of the largest holiday crowds of the season that day.

If you still need to stock up for the family Christmas dinner, the LCBO and The Beer Store are open until 6 p.m. Christmas Eve Day.

On New Year's Eve most Waitrose shops will open at 8am but closing quite early at 6pm and they will then all be closed on New Year's Day.

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Arenas close at 2 p.m. on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve and will be closed Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

Here are Christmas Eve hours for some of the more popular retailers.

Unfortunately, the answer is no. On Christmas Day 2018, all Costco stores will be closed.

Cumberland Farms convenience stores and gas stations are open on Christmas Day. And so does Kohl's which has been open non-stop since 7 a.m. on December 21. Some grocery stores are open on Christmas as well, but the supermarkets open on December 25 tend to have limited store hours - so check your local grocery store in advance, if you can. Some stores will be open on Boxing Day from 10 a.m.to 6 p.m. Be sure to check movie times online, because those may vary on a holiday.

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Those tackling home improvement jobs on Wednesday will be able to pick up supplies at both Home Depot and Lowe's. Select drugstore locations that aren't 24-hour stores will also be open on Christmas with normal hours.

Starbucks: Most locations open Christmas Day.

Despite what you might think, everything is not closed on Christmas Day.

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