Home Depot Holiday Hours

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Home Depot goes the extra mile to ensure its doors are open during the holiday season so customers can get all their shopping done. However, like many other retailers, Home Depot stores are not open on Christmas Day. This means that you will have to do all your holiday shopping the day before or after — if not well ahead of time.

Home Depot continues to be one of the leading retailers in the country, alongside Amazon and other popular companies. Understanding Home Depot’s operating hours during the festive season will help you plan a stress-free holiday shopping experience.

So what time does Home Depot open on Christmas Eve — and are they open on New Year’s Day?

Home Depot Hours on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Is Home Depot open on Christmas Eve? Home Depot stores around the country will be open during Christmas Eve and on Christmas Day. The retail giant’s stores will be open on Christmas Eve during regular operating hours, 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. and remain closed on Christmas Day.

  • Christmas Eve: Regular operating hours observed
  • Christmas Day: Closed
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Home Depot Hours on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day

Home Depot stores are open on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Individual opening and closing times may vary by about one hour, depending on your local store.

  • New Year’s Eve: Regular operating hours, from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • New Year’s Day: Regular operating hours, from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Home Depot Hours on Thanksgiving

Home Depot is not open on Thanksgiving, so be sure to plan for turkey day home essentials before the store’s closing.

Home Depot’s Holiday Return Policy

Since Home Depot stores will remain closed on Christmas Day, you may be wondering whether this will affect the warranty period accommodated in the return policy. Home Depot’s return policy covers most unopened items for 90 days and the 30-day return policy covers other items.

Online shopping is one of the brand’s most significant selling points, with a return policy that includes shipping fees. You can always return any defective products you bought on Christmas Eve or the day after Christmas, so long as it falls within the policy.

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What Stores Will Be Open on Christmas and New Year’s Day?

Home Depot is dedicated to serving you as best as it can, especially on holidays. The retail store boasts of a massive collection of products you may want to make your festive season magical — or to make a fix if something unexpected happens to your home.

However, you may find yourself missing one or two items on your gift lists or for your home decor. Here are the holiday hours for select stores across the country you may want to consider to avoid last-minute confusion.

Walmart

Check with your local store for specific working hours.

  • Christmas Eve: Open 12 a.m. to 6 p.m.; confirm with your local store for any variations
  • Christmas Day: Closed
  • New Year’s Eve: Open; confirm with your local store for any variations
  • New Year’s Day: Open; confirm with your local store for any variations
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Target

Working hours may vary between stores.

  • Christmas Eve: Open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.; confirm with your local store for any variations
  • Christmas Day: Closed
  • New Year’s Eve: Open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.; hours may vary
  • New Year’s Day: Open 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Best Buy

Confirm with the nearest store for specific operating hours.

  • Christmas Eve: Open; confirm with your local store for details
  • Christmas Day: Closed
  • New Year’s Eve: Open; confirm with your local store for details
  • New Year’s Day: Open; confirm with your local store for details

Macy’s

  • Christmas Eve: Open; closes early 6 p.m.
  • Christmas Day: Closed
  • New Year’s Eve: Open normal operating hours
  • New Year’s Day: Open normal operating hours

CVS

Working hours may vary by location.

  • Christmas Eve: Open; confirm with your local store for extensions or variations
  • Christmas Day: Open except in select Target stores; confirm with your local store
  • New Year’s Eve: Open; confirm with your local store
  • New Year’s Day: Open; confirm with your local store

Costco

Hours may change depending on the store location.

  • Christmas Eve: Open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; confirm with your local store
  • Christmas Day: Closed
  • New Year’s Eve: Open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; confirm with your local store
  • New Year’s Day: Closed

Final Take

Everyone wants to save as much time as possible doing holiday shopping to enjoy the festive season with their loved ones. Home Depot is still keen on satisfying its client’s needs during holidays. Knowing when Home Depot operates during the holidays will help you have a smooth shopping experience so you can get everything you need.

Information is accurate as of May 16, 2022.

About the Author

Lydia Kibet is a freelance writer specializing in personal finance and investing. She's passionate about explaining complex topics in easy-to-understand language. Her work has appeared on GOBankingRates, Investopedia, Business Insider, The Motley Fool and Investor Junkie. She currently writes about investing, banking, insurance, real estate, mortgages, credit cards, loans and more. Connect with her on Twitter or moneycredible.com.

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