Navigating the holidays requires some planning, especially when it comes to store visits. Walgreens, known for its nationwide presence and 24-hour locations, serves as a convenient option for many during the festive season. Understanding Walgreens’ holiday hours can be crucial for your holiday preparations, ensuring you have access to essentials whenever you need them. Keep reading to learn about Walgreens’ Thanksgiving hours.
Is Walgreens Open on Thanksgiving?
Most Walgreens locations will be closed on Thanksgiving Day to give their staff a well-deserved break. However, stores that operate 24 hours will remain open to cater to customer and patient healthcare needs. It’s advisable to check with your local Walgreens for specific hours if you plan to visit on Thanksgiving.
Walgreens Holiday Hours
To help you plan your visits effectively, here’s a breakdown of Walgreens’ holiday hours. Remember, while Walgreens is committed to being accessible, hours may vary by location, particularly on holidays.
|Holiday||Date||Is Walgreens Open or Closed?|
|New Year’s Day||Sunday, Jan. 1||Open|
|Martin Luther King Jr. Day||Monday, Jan. 16||Open|
|President’s Day||Monday, Feb. 20||Open|
|Good Friday||Friday, April 7||Open|
|Easter Sunday||Sunday, April 9||Open|
|Memorial Day||Monday, May 29||Open|
|Juneteenth||Monday, June 19||Open|
|Independence Day||Tuesday, July 4||Open|
|Labor Day||Monday, Sep. 4||Open|
Indigenous Peoples’ Day
|Monday, Oct. 9||Open|
|Veterans Day||Saturday, Nov. 11||Open|
|Day Before Thanksgiving||Wednesday, Nov. 22||Open|
|Thanksgiving Day||Thursday, Nov. 23||Most locations will be closed but 24-hour locations will remain open|
|Day After Thanksgiving||Friday, Nov. 24||Open|
|Christmas Eve||Sunday, Dec. 24||Open|
|Christmas Day||Monday, Dec. 25||Open|
|Day After Christmas||Tuesday, Dec. 26||Open|
|New Year’s Eve||Sunday, Dec. 31||Open|
When Is Walgreens Open?
Many Walgreens stores are open 24 hours a day, though some locations might have varying hours depending on where you live. For stores that aren’t open 24 hours, typical operating times might be from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. though, again, will vary from store to store. Be sure to check with the Walgreens location near you.
When Does Walgreens Close?
Even on major holidays, Walgreens keeps its doors open, though might reduce its usual hours. If you need to do some last-minute shopping or need to grab something quick when other stores might not be available, Walgreens might be your best bet.
Walgreens Holiday Return Policy
Because holiday gifts don’t always hit their mark, Walgreens offers its customers extended holiday return periods. Many items in the store qualify for return within 30 days as long as you have the original purchase receipt. If you don’t have the original receipt, you’ll get the lowest-advertised price returned as store credit to your W Card.
Items that cannot be returned include Birchbox BYOB products, sexual wellness products and seasonal items.
The holiday season often brings unexpected shopping needs, and knowing Walgreens’ holiday hours can be a lifesaver. With most locations maintaining accessibility even on days like Christmas and New Year’s Day, you can rely on Walgreens for your last-minute holiday essentials.
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Lydia Kibet contributed to the reporting for this article.
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- Walgreens. 2023. "Walgreens Stores to Close for Thanksgiving Holiday."