Whole Foods Holiday Hours for 2022

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While shopping for major holidays this year, you can rely on Whole Foods Market. During the festive season, however, retail giant stores get extremely busy — and Whole Foods is no exception.

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

Whole Foods stores generally remain open even on major holidays to meet their customer’s needs. As you prepare for the major holidays at the end of the year, it’s important to know Whole Food’s holiday hours to avoid any inconvenience.

Whole Foods Hours on Thanksgiving

You’ll probably be preparing large meals for friends and family on Thanksgiving, so you need to schedule a major grocery run to prepare for the big day. But what if you forget some essentials for your feast? Whole Foods has made arrangements to ensure any last-minute shoppers are not stranded.

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The stores will be open for limited hours on the day before Thanksgiving, from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. They’ll be open from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thanksgiving. Whole Foods is looking to ensure their customers are served and their employees also get time off to enjoy the holiday.

  • Thanksgiving Eve: Open for limited hours; 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Thanksgiving Day: Open from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Kindly note that local stores reserve the right to change these hours as they deem fit. You should call or visit your local store’s website to confirm their scheduled hours of operation.

Whole Foods Holiday Hours on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Whole Foods customers need to get all their shopping done for the Christmas season, especially for any big meals. Stores will remain open on Christmas Eve for limited hours, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. However, these hours may vary from store to store. Whole Foods stores will remain closed on Christmas Day, so make sure to stock up for any last-minute shopping on Christmas Eve

  • Christmas Eve: Open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.; hours may vary by store
  • Christmas Day: Closed
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Whole Foods Hours on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day

If you always shop for New Year’s celebrations last minute, Whole Foods has got you covered. Whole Foods stores will keep their doors open both on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. However, the stores will be open for limited hours, so make sure to get your shopping done early.

On New Year’s Eve, stores will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., On New Year’s Day, stores will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Kindly remember that these hours vary, so confirm with your local Whole Foods store first.

  • New Year’s Eve: Open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.; hours may vary by store
  • New Year’s Day: Open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; hours may vary by store

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

Holiday shopping tends to get a little crazy, with everyone trying to track down one last item or buy last-minute gifts for their loved ones. Whole Foods has you covered in terms of food, but you might need to get other items not available at their store. Here are the holiday hours for other stores you may want to consider.

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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.

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

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

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

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

As you prepare for the holiday season Whole Foods is available for all your meal preparation meals. It’s crucial to know Whole Food’s holiday 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.

Schedules are subject to change and may vary by branch.

Information is accurate as of Jan 27, 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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