Is Lowe’s Open on Thanksgiving for Shopping?

Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - May 10, 2011: Front facade and entrance to Lowe's  home improvement center located at Paseo del Norte shopping center in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
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Lowe’s has become a favorite store for many as the first stop for home improvement. You can find nearly everything at Lowe’s to complete a kitchen remodel just the way you’ve envisioned it, finish up that project you’ve been working on or get to work on a do-it-yourself fix.

This Thanksgiving, if you are looking to take advantage of the long weekend by getting a jump start on some house projects, it’s good to know if your local Lowe’s is open.

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Is Lowe’s Open on Thanksgiving?

Lowe’s will not be open Thanksgiving 2023, which is on Thursday, Nov. 23. Lowe’s has not usually been open on Thanksgiving Day, so if you’ve got some gifts to buy or home improvement projects to ready your home for the big day, it’s best to head in before the store closes.

Lowe’s will reopen again for Black Friday, at its usual hours, from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Be sure to check with your local store, though, to be sure when the doors open again on Black Friday.

What Time Does Lowe’s Open?

Lowe’s is usually open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday. On Sundays, Lowe’s is open from 7 a.m. and closes at 8 p.m., though the exact hours will vary based on the location. Here’s a detailed breakdown of the various holiday closures and hours.

Lowe’s Holiday Hours

Holiday Date Is Lowe’s Open or Closed?
New Year’s Day Sunday, Jan. 1 Open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday, Jan. 16 Open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Presidents Day Monday, Feb. 20 Open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Good Friday Friday, April 7 Open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Easter Sunday Sunday, April 9 Closed
Memorial Day Monday, May 29 Open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Juneteenth Monday, June 19 Open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Independence Day Tuesday, July 4 Open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Labor Day Monday, Sept. 4 Open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Indigenous Peoples Day
Columbus Day
Monday, Oct. 9 Open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Veterans Day Saturday, Nov. 11 Open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Day Before Thanksgiving Wednesday, Nov. 22 Open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, Nov. 23 Closed
Day After Thanksgiving Friday, Nov. 24 Open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Christmas Eve Sunday, Dec. 24 Open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Christmas Day Monday, Dec. 25 Closed
Day After Christmas Tuesday, Dec. 26 Open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
New Year’s Eve Sunday, Dec. 31 Open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
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What Holidays Does Lowe’s Close?

During major holidays, many other stores and shops stay closed, with Lowe’s being no exception. However, the store does maintain at least some open hours that you can work into your schedule. 

On Christmas Day as well as Thanksgiving Day, Lowe’s closes its doors completely. Lowe’s also closes on Easter Sunday. However, you’ll still be able to do your shopping on the days before and after these holidays.

Lowe’s Return Policy

If you’re not satisfied with a product, you can return it to Lowe’s within a specific time frame. Lowe’s has a refund policy for products returned within 90 days of the original date of purchase, provided that you have proof of purchase. Items such as TVs and electronics, major appliances and outdoor power equipment have a 30-day refund policy.

For holiday items, you can return them on or before the holiday. Lowe’s doesn’t accept returns if you purchased the items after the holiday sales.

Final Take To GO

Acquainting yourself with popular stores’ holiday schedules will save you some hassle and help you plan accordingly.

Most stores close on major holidays, but Lowe’s puts customer satisfaction above all else. The specific operational hours may differ from store to store, so you should confirm with your local store.

Lowe's Hours FAQ

  • Do Lowe's employees work on Thanksgiving?
    • No, Lowe's employees get Thanksgiving day off since the store is closed.
  • What holidays does Lowe's close for?
    • Lowe's closes for Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
  • Is Lowe's closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day?
    • Lowe's is closed on Christmas Day and is open on Christmas Eve, although hours may vary by store.
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Holiday Hours

Lydia Kibet, Caitlyn Moorhead and Elizabeth Constantineau contributed to the reporting for this article.

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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