Grocery Guide

Grocery Store Hours: Christmas 2021 and New Year's 2022

Don't forget the bubbly for New Year's Eve.
Don't forget the bubbly for New Year's Eve. Photo by Lorretta Ruggiero
Whether it's a last minute run for egg nog or a desperate search for one last gift, we have a list of grocery store hours for Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day:

Aldi: Christmas Eve: Reduced hours, locations may vary / Christmas Day: Closed New Year's Eve: Reduced hours, locations may vary / New Year's Day: Closed

Costco: Christmas Eve: Reduced hours, locations may vary / Christmas Day: Closed New Year's Eve: Reduced hours, locations may vary / New Year's Day: Closed

CVS: Christmas Eve: Regular hours / Christmas Day: Regular hours New Year's Eve: Regular hours / New Year's Day: Regular hours

Food Town: Christmas Eve: 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. / Christmas Day: Closed New Year's Eve: Regular hours / New Year's Day: Regular hours
click to enlarge Here, everything's better if you don't wait until the last minute. - PHOTO BY JESSE SENDEJAS
Here, everything's better if you don't wait until the last minute.
Photo by Jesse Sendejas
H-E-B: Christmas Eve: Store hours 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., Curbside ends at 7 p.m., Delivery ends at 6.p.m.,   Pharmacy closes at 5 p.m. / Christmas Day: Closed New Year's Eve: Regular hours / New Year's Day: Store open regular hours, Curbside opens at 9 a.m., Pharmacy open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

H Mart: Christmas Eve: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. / Christmas Day: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. New Year's Eve: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. / New Year's Day: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Kroger: Christmas Eve: open till 9 p.m., Christmas Day: Closed New Year's Eve: open till 10 p.m., New Year's Day: Regular hours

Randalls: Christmas Eve: 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. / Christmas Day: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. New Year's Eve: Regular hours / New Year's Day: Regular hours
click to enlarge There's still one tree left. - PHOTO BY LORRETTA RUGGIERO
There's still one tree left.
Photo by Lorretta Ruggiero
Sam's Club: Christmas Eve: Stores close at 6 p.m. / Christmas Day: Closed New Year's Eve: Regular hours / New Year's Day: Regular hours

Spec's: Christmas Eve: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. / Christmas Day: Closed New Year's Eve: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. / New Year's Day: Closed

Sprouts: Christmas Eve: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., may vary by store / Christmas Day: Closed New Year's Eve: 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. / New Year's Day: Regular hours

Target: Christmas Eve: 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. / Christmas Day: Closed New Year's Eve: Most stores close at 9 p.m. / New Year's Day: Regular hours

Total Wine: Christmas Eve: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. / Christmas Day: Closed New Year's Eve: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. / New Year's Day: Closed

Trader Joe's: TJ's does right by its employees allowing them to leave early on the Eves and have the      holidays off.  Christmas Eve: Stores close at 6 p.m. / Christmas Day: Closed New Year's Eve: Stores close at 6 p.m. / New Year's Day: Closed
click to enlarge Make sure to get all the ingredients for holiday baking. - PHOTO BY LORRETTA RUGGIERO
Make sure to get all the ingredients for holiday baking.
Photo by Lorretta Ruggiero
Walmart: Christmas Eve: Stores open till 6 p.m. / Christmas Day: Closed New Year's Eve: Regular hours / New Year's Day: Regular hours

Walgreens: Christmas Eve: Regular hours, stores may vary / Christmas Day: Regular hours, stores vary New Year's Eve: Regular hours / New Year's Day: Regular hours

Whole Foods: Christmas Eve: Most stores 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. / Christmas Day: Closed New Year's Eve: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. / New Year's Day: Regular hours
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Lorretta Ruggiero is a Houston Press freelance writer based in Cypress, Texas. She loves entertaining her family and friends with her food and sparkling wit. She is married to Classic Rock Bob and they have two exceptionally smart-aleck children.