Thanksgiving is inching closer, which means holiday parties, dinner preparations and early Black Friday deals. If you're planning to run out to the store however, note that most major retailers will be closed on Thanksgiving, which falls this year on Thursday, November 24.
The major Des Moines malls ― Jordan Creek Town Center, Merle Hay, Southridge and Valley West ― also will be closed. Necklace Display Rack
Select grocery stores and pharmacies will stay open Thursday, but will operate with limited holiday hours. If in-store shopping is on your agenda, check out our updated list of open and closed retailers below, which includes major chains like Home Depot and Nordstrom Rack.
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After the pandemic hit in 2020, Target was one of the first retailers to announce it would continue to permanently close on Thanksgiving, even after the world opened back up. Similarly, Walmart stores were closed for Thanksgiving 2020 for the first time since the late 1980s. Since then, the retailer has continued this pattern: Walmart stores will be closed for Thanksgiving 2022 as well.
For the first time this year, Hy-Vee will join those others on Thanksgiving Day. All Hy-Vee grocery stores, Dollar Fresh Markets, Hy-Vee Fast & Fresh, Wall to Wall Wine & Spirits, and Hy-Vee Wine & Spirits locations across its eight-state region will be closed, the company said in early November.
Also closed on the holiday:
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These chains will be open as usual on Thanksgiving Day:
Shipping services like USPS, FedEx and UPS will also be closed for Thanksgiving, so don't anticipate mailing anything out.
Retailers Costco, Home Depot and Lowe's traditionally close on Thanksgiving, so don't expect this year to be any different. Costco stays closed for other major holidays as well, including New Year's Day, Easter, Memorial Day and Labor Day.
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