Big-box retailer Costco offers bulk buying to its customers — provided that you have a membership, making holiday shopping easy. With some of the best deals around, it’s a no-brainer that Costco would be the first place to stop when stocking up for your holiday gathering. This Thanksgiving, if you are looking to buy in bulk to stock up for the long weekend, you’ll need to know if Costco is open.
Is Costco Open on Thanksgiving?
Costco closes on Thanksgiving every year, so you will need to do your shopping beforehand if you are looking to serve a feast so enormous you would need to buy in bulk. As Costco will not have Thanksgiving hours, make sure to figure out what you’ll need to stock up on before it closes at 8:30 p.m. the Wednesday before Thanksgiving.
Read on to find out when Costco is open during the holidays throughout the year so you don’t miss any opportunities to save.
When Does Costco Open?
Costco is open from 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Monday to Friday. On Saturdays, Costco is open from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., and on Sundays, the hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Remember that these hours will vary based on your particular store and location.
Costco’s Holiday Hours for 2023
|Holiday||Date||Is Costco Open or Closed?|
|New Year’s Day||Sunday, Jan. 1||Closed|
|Martin Luther King Jr. Day||Monday, Jan. 16||Open from 10 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.|
|Presidents Day||Monday, Feb. 20||Open from 10 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.|
|Good Friday||Friday, April 7||Open from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.|
|Easter Sunday||Sunday, April 9||Closed|
|Memorial Day||Monday, May 29||Closed|
|Juneteenth||Monday, June 19||Open from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.|
|Independence Day||Tuesday, July 4||Closed|
|Labor Day||Monday, Sept. 4||Closed|
Indigenous Peoples Day
|Monday, Oct. 9||Open from 10 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.|
|Veterans Day||Saturday, Nov. 11||Open from 10 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.|
|Day Before Thanksgiving||Wednesday, Nov. 22||Open from 10 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.|
|Thanksgiving Day||Thursday, Nov. 23||Closed|
|Day After Thanksgiving||Friday, Nov. 24||Open from 10 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.|
|Christmas Eve||Sunday, Dec. 24||Open from 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.|
|Christmas Day||Monday, Dec. 25||Closed|
|Day After Christmas||Tuesday, Dec. 26||Open from 10 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.|
|New Year’s Eve||Sunday, Dec. 31||Open from 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.|
When Is Costco Closed?
In the U.S., Costco warehouses remain closed on these specific holidays:
- New Year’s Day
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Christmas Day
Holiday Return Policy at Costco
Costco’s holiday season return policy is the same as the policy in force throughout the entire year:
- If you are dissatisfied with an item purchased at a Costco warehouse, you can return the item at any time. But for items purchased online, return periods might vary.
- All electronics and major household appliances — whether purchased in-store or online — must be returned within 90 days.
- A receipt or order number is encouraged, but not required, to make a return or exchange as a Costco member.
Like many other retailers such as Lowe’s, Walmart and Target, Costco also closes on major holidays. If you’re planning a get-together with friends or family, you’ll want to make sure you have all the food, drinks and supplies you need.
- Home Depot
- Trader Joes
- Whole Foods
All holiday hours were confirmed as of Nov. 16, 2023. Check with your local retailer to confirm specific hours. Hours and policies are subject to change.
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