Christmas Day 2016: Are Banks Or Stores Open On Christmas This Year?

Christmas Day is a bad day to go out. Get your fridge stocked for a day of hibernation because nothing is open that day. Well, not exactly nothing. In the case of an EMERGENCY (like if the eggs, milk or, heaven forbid, the wine run out), here’s what you can do to salvage the situation.

Are Banks Open On Christmas This Year?

Unfortunately, all banks are closed on Christmas Day, December 25, and many close as early as 2:00 P.M. on December 24. While banks are closed, you can still access your accounts securely online or on mobile.

What Stores Are Open On Christmas This Year?

Again, don’t go out shopping on Christmas Day, because even your faves like JCPenney and Kohl’s will be closed on Christmas Day. However, get a good night’s sleep and get up ready for Boxing Day sales. JCPenney will reopen as early as 6:00 A.M. on December 26.

Restaurants open on Christmas Day 2016:

  • Buca di Beppo
  • Denny’s
  • Waffle House
  • Dunkin Donuts
  • IHOP
  • Starbucks: varies by location
  • Panda Express : varies by location

Grocery stores open on Christmas Day 2016:

In terms of groceries, while most major chains will be closed, these will probably be open for your last minute milk-and-egg-needs.

  • CVS
  • Kroger
  • Rite Aid
  • Walgreens

Even if you have to run out to get a last-minute gift from 7/eleven, the best thing to do on Christmas Day is to snuggle up on the sofa and watch some movies.

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