What's open on Memorial Day 2024? Hours and details on Walmart, Costco, Starbucks, restaurants, stores (2024)

Memorial Day is here and whether you're looking to begin your summer shopping or grab a bite to eat, consumers will have plenty of shopping and dining options on the holiday.

Most national retailers, grocery stores and restaurant chains will be open on Monday, albeit some with reduced hours. While most places will be open, there is one notable exception: Costco warehouses will be closed. Banks and post offices will also be closed on Monday.

The holiday is one of many in the U.S. that observe and honor the armed forces. Originally called "Decoration Day," Memorial Day dates back to the 1860s and commemorates those who have died while serving in the U.S. military.

Here's everything you need to know about what's open and closed on Monday, May 27. It's best to check with your local store or restaurant online before leaving home, as hours and closures can vary by location.

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Is Walmart open on Memorial Day? See store hours

Walmart stores will be open from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Memorial Day, a company spokesperson told USA TODAY. However it is best to reach out to your local Walmart or check theonline store directorybefore heading to the store.

Is Costco open on Memorial Day?

According to Costco's website, warehouses will be closed on Memorial Day.

Is Target open on Memorial Day?

Yes, Target stores will be open on Memorial Day, the company told USA TODAY. Store hours vary by location, so check with your local store regarding its specific holiday hours.

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Are pharmacies like CVS, Walgreens and Rite Aid open on Memorial Day?

  • Many CVS stores will be open regular hours on Memorial Day, however some stores may be closed or have reduced hours. Check with your local pharmacy for their specific holiday hours. You can find your local CVS pharmacy using the company'sstore locator.
  • A majority of Rite Aid locations will be open on Memorial Day, but customers should check Rite Aid's website for holiday store hours.
  • Walgreens stores will be open regular hours on Monday.

Are Home Depot, Lowe's or Ace Hardware open on Memorial Day?

  • Most Home Depot stores will be open regular hours on Memorial Day, however hours may vary by location, so check with your local store for its specific hours.
  • Lowe's stores will be open regular hours on Memorial Day, the company confirmed to USA TODAY.
  • Ace Hardware stores are independently owned and operated, so hours vary by location. Customers are encouraged to check with their local stores to confirm business hours on holidays.

Are banks, post offices, UPS and FedEx open on Memorial Day?

U.S. Postal Servicefacilities will be closed for retail transactions and there will be no regular residential or business mail deliveries on Monday, May 27, the USPS confirmed to USA TODAY in an emailed statement. The agency did say Priority Mail Express is delivered 365 days a year, including Sundays.

UPS and FedExpickup and delivery services will not be available on Memorial Day. UPS Store locations may be closed, according the company's website, and FedEx Office hours will also be modified.

Branches of Capital One, Bank of America, PNC, Truist, Citibank, and JPMorgan Chase will be closed on Monday, the companies confirmed to USA TODAY. Capital One Cafes will remain open.

Restaurants open on Memorial Day 2024

The following restaurants are open on May 27. Hours are displayed for companies that provided them.

  • Starbucks
  • McDonald's
  • Dunkin'
  • Chick-fil-A
  • Wendy's
  • Taco Bell
  • Olive Garden; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Buffalo Wild Wings
  • IHOP
  • Applebee's
  • Hooters
  • Longhorn Steakhouse; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Grocery stores open on Memorial Day 2024

Here's which grocery stores areopenon Memorial Day. Hours are listed for the companies that provided them.

  • Walmart
  • Sam's Club; Open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. for Plus members and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. for Club members.
  • Most stores in theKrogerfamily of companies (Baker’s, City Market, Dillons, Food 4 Less, Foods Co, Fred Meyer, Fry’s, Gerbes, Jay C Food Store, King Soopers, Kroger, Mariano’s, Metro Market, Pay-Less Super Markets, Pick’n Save, QFC, Ralphs, Ruler, Smith’s Food and Drug).
  • Trader Joe's
  • Publix
  • Aldi; open limited hours
  • Whole Foods
  • Food Lion
  • Winn-Dixie
  • Harris Teeter
  • Giant Eagle

Costco warehouses will be closed on Monday, May 27.

Retail stores open on Memorial Day 2024

Stores listed below will beopenon May 27. Hours are listed for the companies that provided them.

  • Target
  • TJ Maxx
  • Marshall's
  • HomeGoods
  • Macy's
  • Gap
  • Old Navy
  • IKEA
  • Dick's Sporting Goods
  • REI; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Burlington
  • Staples; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Office Depot; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • OfficeMax; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • PetCo
  • PetSmart; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Tractor Supply Company; 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Bass Pro Shop; 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Cabela's; 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Gabe Hauari is a national trending news reporter at USA TODAY. You can follow him on X@GabeHauarior email him at Gdhauari@gannett.com.

What's open on Memorial Day 2024? Hours and details on Walmart, Costco, Starbucks, restaurants, stores (2024)

FAQs

Do restaurants close for Memorial Day? ›

While banks and United States Postal Service offices will be closed on Memorial Day, that is not the case for restaurants. Popular chains such as McDonald's, Chick-fil-A and Olive Garden, among others, will be open on the holiday, as will a majority of grocery stores.

Do people have BBQ on Memorial Day? ›

People BBQ on Memorial Day as a way to honor and remember the brave men and women who have sacrificed their lives while serving in the United States Armed Forces .

Is Memorial Day still a business day? ›

There are 3 types of paid holidays: federal, state, and floating. Federal holidays are recognized by the federal government. Many employers choose to offer these days as paid days off. Examples of federal holidays include New Year's Day, Memorial Day, and Thanksgiving.

What is closed on Memorial Day in California? ›

Most non-essential government services, like the DMV, libraries, courthouses and city hall, will be closed on Memorial Day. Federal and state courts will also be closed. Most public school districts, like LAUSD, will also be closed. Local post offices will also be closed on Monday.

Is Memorial Day an office holiday? ›

While some states have laws that restrict certain types of businesses from opening on Memorial Day, these laws don't require employees to be paid for this time off. That said, Memorial Day is one of the most common paid holidays and an important one to many applicants and employees.

Are liquor stores closed on Memorial Day in Texas? ›

HOUSTON — For those looking to make a trip to their local liquor store on Memorial Day, you are in luck. Liquor stores will be open on the holiday. In Texas, liquor stores are only closed on Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day, according to the Texas Alcohol and Beverage Commission.

Can you buy liquor on Memorial Day in SC? ›

Can you purchase alcohol on Memorial Day? South Carolina is not an ABC state and has privately owned liquor stores. That means holiday hours are up to the store's owner.

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