Unless you’re a person who completes all your gift shopping ahead of the holiday rush, you’re going to find yourself among the sea of shoppers who are trying to get it all done before stores close their shutters on Christmas Eve. Although a few retailers might happen to have business hours on Christmas Day, most won’t. So it’s critical to plan ahead to make sure you’re not left with gifts to buy when the doors begin closing on Dec. 24.
- Macy’s Hours on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
- Macy’s New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day Hours
- Macy’s Holiday Return Policy
- Other Stores Open on Christmas and New Year’s
- Visiting Macy’s During the Holidays
Macy’s will be open on Christmas Eve, according to a customer service representative. To find out the specific hours, call your local store. Unfortunately, Macy’s will not be open on Christmas Day, so if you’re planning on doing some last-minute gift shopping at the store, finish it up on Dec. 24.
Macy’s will be open on both New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. To confirm store hours at your local Macy’s, call ahead or check the store locator on the same day you’re planning to shop.
Most holiday gifts purchased between Nov. 1 and Dec. 31 are eligible for return through Jan. 31, 2020. Note that some gift items are nonreturnable or must be returned more quickly.
Get the Details: Know Macy’s Holiday Return Policy Before You Shop
You’ll be hard-pressed to find retailers that are open on Christmas Day, but most will have hours on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve — with a few closures on New Year’s Day. Of course, these retailers’ websites are always open for business if you happen to want to shop when stores are closed.
|Retailers Open on the Christmas and New Year’s Holidays|
|Retailer||Christmas Eve Hours||Christmas Day Hours||New Year’s Eve Hours||New Year’s Day Hours|
|Walmart||Contact your local Walmart for updated hours||Closed||Contact your local Walmart for updated hours||All locations open; contact your local store for hours|
|Target||7 a.m. to 10 p.m. or 11 p.m.; contact your local Target store to confirm exact hours||Closed||Stores may close earlier than normal; contact your local Target store for details||All locations open; regular hours resume|
|Macy’s||Call your local Macy’s store to confirm Christmas Eve hours||Closed||Contact your local Macy’s store to find out hours||Call your local Macy’s store to find out New Year’s Day hours|
|Best Buy||Check with your local store for updated Christmas Eve hours||Closed||Check with your local Best Buy store for updated New Year’s Eve hours||Contact your local store for updated New Year’s Day hours|
|CVS||All locations open with possibility of extended hours; check the CVS store locator for updated hours||All locations open except for those in Target stores; check store locator for specific hours for your local CVS||All locations open; check store locator for specific hours||All locations open; check store locator for specific hours|
|Costco||Check Costco’s warehouse locator or call your local Costco for hours on Christmas Eve||Closed||Call your local Costco store or check Costco’s warehouse locator to confirm New Year’s Eve hours||Closed|
|Information is accurate as of Nov. 25, 2019. Holiday schedules are subject to change and may vary for individual stores.|
Before you head out to Macy’s for shopping or returns during the holidays, contact your local store to confirm hours. Although Macy’s won’t be open on Christmas Day, it will have hours on Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. By calling ahead, you can make sure you’ll arrive when the store’s doors are open. Otherwise, you may find you’ve wasted a trip.
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