Better get your shopping done before April 1st (yes, Easter falls on April Fool’s Day) because more and more shops are closing their doors this year to take the day off. While we can’t predict the future problems, like you forgot to pick up the Easter eggs or the dog got into the ham, it’s a good idea to have a look at what stores are open before going out of the way.
This list includes major department stores that have decided to close nationwide, along with national chains and drug stores. This list may or may not reflect every location so make sure to call ahead of time to find out the operating hours.
The Stores Closed on Easter
- Stonewall Kitchen
- Draper James
- Pier1 Imports
- Sam’s Club
- Hobby Lobby
- Best Buy
- Office Depot/Max
- Dick’s Sporting Goods
- Pier 1 Imports
- Hobby Lobby
Most grocery store chains close for the entirety of Easter Sunday but some may be open in the afternoon. If you forgot to grab that last piece of chocolate for your basket or the potatoes for your Easter brunch or dinner, make a call to your local grocery store to find out their operating hours for Good Friday
And for those that don’t celebrate Easter, here’s a list of what stores are open so you can still get your shopping on.
Stores Open on Easter Sunday
- Walmart – Locations will be on normal operating hours depending on the location. Check your local Walmart for specific times.
- Kroger – Normal operating hours
- Sears – Normal operating hours
- Bass Pro Shops – Open with events, like free photos with the Easter Bunny, an old fashioned Easter Egg hunt and crafts for the entire family.
- Lowe’s – Normal operating hours
- Kmart– Normal operating hours
- PetSmart – Open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Old Navy – Open but local times will vary
- Sephora – Normal operating hours
- Apple – Normal operating hours
- Goodwill – Open but local times will vary
- The Home Depot – Open but local times will vary
- Cost Plus World Market – Open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.