32+ Stores Open on the 4th of July
Forgot an item for your Independence Day bash? Don’t panic—these stores are open on the 4th of July this year.
The 4th of July is all about backyard barbecues, pool parties, and of course, fireworks. While heading to a store may not be top of mind, it will be if you need something. Maybe you didn’t buy enough hot dog buns or forgot to buy bug spray. Or maybe you’re not the outdoor type and your ideal holiday celebration entails taking advantage of the stellar 4th of July sales. Instead of running from store to store, trying to find one that isn’t closed, bookmark this list of the stores that are open on the 4th of July to make your life a whole lot easier.
We’ve rounded up the grocery stores, convenience stores, pharmacies, superstores, and other retailers that are open on the big day, as well as noted any modified hours. We’ve also noted a few stores and services that will be closed. Not in the mood to cook this year? Head over to this list of restaurants open on the 4th of July.
Grocery stores open on the 4th of July
Albertsons: The grocery store will be open normal hours. However, the pharmacy will be closed.
Aldi: Stores will remain open, but depending on the location, hours may be limited.
Big Y: The Massachusetts- and Connecticut-based grocery store chain will be open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
BJ’s Wholesale Club: Open normal hours.
Giant Food: All Giant grocery stores and pharmacies will be open normal hours.
H-E-B: The grocery section will be open normal hours. Pharmacies will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Kroger: Stores will be open, but exact hours will vary by location.
Publix: Open normal hours.
Ralphs: Stores will be open, but exact hours will vary by location.
Safeway: Open normal hours.
Sam’s Club: The superstore will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Stop & Shop: Open normal hours.
Trader Joe’s: All locations will close at 5 p.m.
Walmart: Open normal hours.
Wegmans: Open normal hours.
Whole Foods: Open normal hours.
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Drugstores open on the 4th of July
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CVS: The store will be open regular hours, but pharmacy hours will vary by location.
Rite Aid: Open normal hours.
Walgreens: Open normal hours.
Don’t forget the sunscreen!
Convenience stores and gas stations open on the 4th of July
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7-11: Most 7-11 stores will be open.
Wawa: Most Wawa stores will be open 24 hours.
Make sure to bookmark this information, especially if you’re hitting the road for a 4th of July getaway.
Other retailers open on the 4th of July
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Barnes & Noble: Stores will be open, but exact hours may vary by location.
Dollar General: Open normal hours.
Dollar Tree: Open normal hours.
Home Depot: Open normal hours.
Joann: Open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Kirkland’s: Most stores will be open normal hours.
Kohl’s: Stores will be open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Lowe’s: Open normal hours.
Macy’s: Most stores will be open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Shopping centers and malls: Most shopping centers and malls will be open on July 4th, but hours will vary.
Target: Open normal hours.
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Is Costco open on the 4th of July?
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Costco employees are off on Independence Day. However, stores will be open on Sunday, July 3, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Is Walmart open on the 4th of July?
The mega store will be open on the 4th of July during normal business hours, but those normal business hours vary by location. Some may be open from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m., while others may be open 24 hours. Use the Store Finder feature on Walmart.com to check store hours in your zip code.
What stores and services are closed on the 4th of July?
Banks: July 4th is a bank holiday, so all banks will be closed.
Costco: As noted above, all Costco locations will be closed.
Liquor stores: Whether you will be able to purchase liquor on July 4th depends on which state you live in. If you’re in Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin, or Washington, DC—all places where liquor sales and distribution are not controlled by the government—your favorite liquor store (or store that sells liquor) will likely be open on July 4th.
Post office: Just like banks, mail service doesn’t run on national holidays.
Next, find out the states where fireworks are illegal.