Whole Foods Holiday Hours for Thanksgiving 2022

Whole Foods has you covered with all the organic products you’ll need to prepare healthy meals for your loved ones. Whole Foods is a certified USDA organic grocer in the U.S., popular for its organic food selections.

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Whole Foods stores generally remain open even on major holidays to meet their customer’s needs, but they may have reduced hours. The only day that Whole Foods is closed completely is Christmas Day. As you prepare for your Thanksgiving dinner it’s important to know Whole Foods’ holiday hours to avoid any inconvenience.

Is Whole Foods Closed on Thanksgiving and Black Friday?

While their hours may be modified, Whole Foods will be open on Thanksgiving and on Black Friday for all your grocery and snacking needs. Since hours do vary by store, it is best to call your local store for current hours of operation before planning your trip.

What Time Does Whole Foods Open?

Whole Foods store hours vary by location. Typically, stores will be open between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m., with some opening earlier or closing later. Locations in major cities tend to have longer hours, while those in smaller towns or suburbs have shorter opening hours.

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Holiday Date Is Whole Foods Open or Closed?
New Year’s Day Saturday, Jan. 1 Typically open, may have reduced hours
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday, Jan. 17 Open
President’s Day Monday, Feb. 21 Open
Good Friday Friday, April 15 Open
Easter Sunday Sunday, April 10 Open
Memorial Day Monday, May 30 Open
Juneteenth Sunday, June 19 Open
Independence Day Monday, July 4 Open
Labor Day Monday, Sep. 5 Open
Columbus Day
Indigenous Peoples’ Day
Monday, Oct. 10 Open
Veterans Day Friday, Nov. 11 Open
Day Before Thanksgiving Wednesday, Nov. 23 Open
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, Nov. 24 Typically open, may have reduced hours
Day After Thanksgiving Friday, Nov. 25 Open
Christmas Eve Saturday, Dec. 24 Typically open, may have reduced hours
Christmas Day Sunday, Dec. 25 Closed
Day After Christmas Monday, Dec. 26 Open
New Year’s Eve Saturday, Dec. 31 Typically open, may have reduced hours

When Does Whole Foods Close?

The only day of the year on which Whole Foods is closed completely is Christmas Day. On all other days, stores will be open. However, on major holidays, hours may be limited. For example, most stores close early on Thanksgiving Day.

Whole Foods Store Locator

You can find information on your local store’s hours using the store locator page on the Whole Foods website. It allows you to search by your current location, or you can enter a city, state or zip code to find stores in a specific area.

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All you have to do is enter the area you want to search and click the magnifying glass button, and a list of stores and their hours will appear. It will also provide you with the address and phone number for each store, so you can reach out to make sure your store is open.

Customer Service

If you need help finding your store’s hours or any other information, you can contact Whole Foods at 1-844-WFM-TALK, or 1-844-936-8255. Each store also has its own phone number, which you can find on the Whole Foods website.

Whole Foods also offers a live chat option on its website between 6 a.m. and 12 a.m. every day. If you want to reach out during other hours, you can fill out the form on the site.

Final Take

As you prepare for holidays or any other meals, Whole Foods is available for all your meal preparation needs. It’s crucial to know Whole Foods’ hours to avoid any hurdles. This way, you can avoid the frustration that comes with busy stores. Plus, you’ll get your shopping done on time to beat the holiday rush.

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Holiday Hours

FAQ

  • Does Whole Foods pay extra on holidays?
    • Whole Foods pays time-and-a-half on New Year's Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, and Labor Day – and double time on Thanksgiving Day.
  • Is Whole Foods discontinuing 365?
    • Whole Foods has discontinued its 365 stores, but it still offers the 365 brand product line.
  • Can you buy wine at Whole Foods?
    • Select Whole Foods stores do offer wine for sale, but it depends on local liquor laws and store license. It’s best to call your local store to ask before making a special trip.

Amber Barkley and Elizabeth Constantineau contributed to the reporting for this article.

All holiday hours were confirmed as of Nov. 21, 2022. Check with your local retailer to confirm specific hours. Hours and policies are subject to change.

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