Is Kohl’s Open on Thanksgiving?

Phoenix, United States- August 25, 2011:  Kohl's  department stores offer clothing and household merchandise across the United States.
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Are you a frequent shopper at Kohl’s? You’ll want to know what holidays your store will be open so that you can shop around their hours accordingly. Like many other retailers, Kohl’s closes its doors on certain holidays but keeps them open at other times to make sure that no one is left out when shopping on holidays. But is Kohl’s open on Thanksgiving? Keep reading to learn about Kohl’s Thanksgiving hours.

Is Kohl’s Open on Thanksgiving?

If you need to pick up some last-minute items for your celebration, you’ll want to note that Kohl’s is closed on Thanksgiving Day. This allows you to focus on your holiday preparations and time with family, without worrying about rushing to the store. While Kohl’s stores are closed on Thanksgiving Day, they reopen early for Black Friday. Most Kohl’s locations open at 5 a.m. on Black Friday, offering extended hours for one of the biggest shopping days of the year.

What Time Does Kohl’s Open?

At most Kohl’s retail locations, stores open at 9 a.m. and close at 10 p.m., with some stores opening at 8 a.m. and closing at 11 p.m. on Saturdays. Here’s a list of the different holidays and times you can expect the stores to be open in 2023.

Kohl’s Holiday Hours Schedule

Holiday Date Is Kohl’s Open or Closed?
New Year’s Day Sunday, Jan. 1 Open from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday, Jan. 16 Open from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Presidents Day Monday, Feb. 20 Open from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Good Friday Friday, April 7 Open from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Easter Sunday Sunday, April 9 Closed
Memorial Day Monday, May 29 Open from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Juneteenth Monday, June 19 Open from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Independence Day Tuesday, July 4 Open from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Labor Day Monday, Sept. 4 Open from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Indigenous Peoples’ Day
Columbus Day
Monday, Oct. 9 Open from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Veterans Day Saturday, Nov. 11 Open from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Day Before Thanksgiving Wednesday, Nov. 22 Open from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, Nov. 23 Closed
Day After Thanksgiving Friday, Nov. 24 Open from 5 a.m. to 12 a.m.
Christmas Eve Sunday, Dec. 24 Open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Christmas Day Monday, Dec. 25 Closed
Day After Christmas Tuesday, Dec. 26 Open from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
New Year’s Eve Sunday, Dec. 31 Open from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
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As a good rule of thumb, be sure to double-check with your local store first before making the journey — some stores may have different hours.

When Does Kohl’s Close?

Kohl’s fully closes all stores on Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. If you’re looking for online or curbside pickup, be sure to plan around these closures.

Kohl’s Holiday Return Policy

Kohl’s does not offer a special return policy for holidays. This shouldn’t be a problem since Kohl’s accepts returns for up to 180 days after the purchase, whether you have a receipt or not. There are some exceptions, like beauty and premium electronics purchases. However, the return policy for these categories has been extended for the holidays, and any purchases made after Nov. 1 can be returned until Jan. 31.


Knowing the dates and times you can expect Kohl’s to be open can help you aim for the best shopping experience: one that is smooth and stress-free. Use this Kohl’s holiday hours guide to help inform your decision before visiting the store for your shopping. With the right planning, you can minimize any hurdles that may waste time with family and friends.

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Lydia Kibet, Caitlyn Moorhead and Amber Barkley contributed to the reporting for this article.

Schedules are subject to change and may vary by branch.

Information is accurate as of Nov. 15, 2023.

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The article above was refined via automated technology and then fine-tuned and verified for accuracy by a member of our editorial team.


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