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These Grocery Stores Are Open on Thanksgiving in the Houston Area for the Non-Perfect Planners Among Us

The pies and all those ingredients are waiting for you last-minute desperation shoppers. See you there.
The pies and all those ingredients are waiting for you last-minute desperation shoppers. See you there.
Photo by Katharine Shilcutt

We know we'd all like to be super duper planners, but just in case you aren't perfect and you're cooking dinner at home on Thanksgiving and you forgot something like the butter or the Cool Whip or the stuffing, or maybe you're trying that once-in-a-lifetime recipe and who knew it needed crushed fresh pineapple, here's who can help.

All information is based on telephone checks with the stores or store greeting announcements or their Web sites, so please don't be mad at us if you show up somewhere and that individual store is not participating. Consider this a spirit guide to where you can start looking. CVS: All locations open normal hours

Fiesta Marts All stores open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Foodarama Open, but store hours vary so check with individual stores.

H-E-B: All locations open at regular hours and will close at 2 p.m.

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Kmart Stores open 6 a.m. on Thanksgiving, and stay open straight through close of business at 11 p.m. on Black Friday.

Kroger: Stores open at normal time and close at 5 p.m.

Randalls: All locations open at their regular time (varies) and close at 6 p.m. Target: A late-night option. Opens at 8 p.m. and runs through 11 p.m. on Friday, November 29.

Walgreens: All locations open normal hours.

Walmart: All locations open 6 p.m. to midnight, so if you have a late dinner you're a-OK. Although you're probably not going there for the groceries on Thanksgiving day.

And don't bother driving to Costco because it's taking the day off.

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! And if any of you know of any other stores open where you can get groceries, please add to our list in the comments section.


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