Trader Joe’s Holiday Hours for Thanksgiving 2022

Campbell, USA - May 9, 2016: Trader Joe's grocery store in campbell California with sign above the entrance.
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As you prepare to celebrate with your loved ones on any holiday, Trader Joe’s has so many beloved items, particularly seasonal favorites. With everyone looking to shop for the holiday, Trader Joe’s stores tend to get busy, especially at certain times of the year. Therefore, you should know its holiday schedule in 2022 to avoid any mishaps.

Trader Joe’s cares about its customers, which is why the schedule is set to be as convenient as possible. If a grocery run to Trader Joe’s is on your itinerary this holiday, this guide has all the information you need regarding the store’s scheduled hours of operation. Knowing Trader Joe’s holiday hours can help you avoid the crowds and get your shopping done in time.

Is Trader Joe’s Open on Thanksgiving and Black Friday?

Trader Joe’s is closed on Thanksgiving Day 2022. Stores will be open for their regular hours on Black Friday.

When Is Trader Joe’s Open?

Trader Joe’s keeps it simple and maintains a consistent schedule. Stores are open every day, Monday through Sunday, from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Here’s a full schedule of holiday hours and expected closures throughout 2022.

Holiday Date Is Trader Joe’s Open or Closed?
New Year’s Day Saturday, Jan. 1 Closed
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday, Jan. 17 Open from 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.
President’s Day Monday, Feb. 21 Open from 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Good Friday Friday, April 15 Open from 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Easter Sunday Sunday, April 10 Open from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Memorial Day Monday, May 30 Open from 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Juneteenth Sunday, June 19 Open from 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Independence Day Monday, July 4 Open from 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Labor Day Monday, Sept. 5 Open from 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Columbus Day
Indigenous Peoples’ Day
Monday, Oct. 10 Open from 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Veterans Day Friday, Nov. 11 Open from 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Day Before Thanksgiving Wednesday, Nov. 23 Open from 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, Nov. 24 Closed
Day After Thanksgiving Friday, Nov. 25 Open from 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Christmas Eve Saturday, Dec. 24 Open from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Christmas Day Sunday, Dec. 25 Closed
Day After Christmas Monday, Dec. 26 Open from 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.
New Year’s Eve Saturday, Dec. 31 Open from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
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Note that while most Trader Joe’s locations stick to a consistent schedule, it’s always a good idea to call ahead or check online to see if your local store is open on holidays. It is possible that individual locations have different hours.

When Does Trader Joe’s Close?

Trader Joe’s closes its doors on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. If you need to do shopping around these holidays, make sure to plan ahead and schedule your grocery run before then, especially if you’re planning on preparing a big Thanksgiving meal for your loved ones.

On Easter, Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, most Trader Joe’s stores reduce their hours. Trader Joe’s will close at 5 p.m. on Easter. As for Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, the typical closing time is at 6 p.m. for most, if not all, of its stores. Hours may vary from store to store, so check with your local store to confirm their schedule.

Ready to Shop During Trader Joe’s Holiday Hours?

You can rely on Trader Joe’s to provide you with everything you’ll need food-wise for any holiday, any season.

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Good To Know

All Trader Joe’s stores will remain closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. If you must buy anything for the mentioned holidays, you can do so the day before the actual holiday or even earlier. Otherwise, you’ll have to visit alternative stores.

It’s important to know your local Trader Joe’s holiday hours to avoid potential mishaps that tend to come up last minute. Confirm holiday hours with all of your favorite local retail outlets and groceries, because their holiday schedules can vary from store to store.

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Melanie Grafil 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. 21, 2022.

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