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Posted: October 03, 2017

56 stores confirm they will be closed Thanksgiving Day 2017

More Than 55 Stores Will Be Closed On Thanksgiving Day 2017


By Debbie Lord, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

Fifty-six department and grocery stores have confirmed they will be closed Thanksgiving Day, with most saying they are closing to give employees time off with their families.

The list, compiled by, includes retailers Costco, Lowes, Publix, Sam’s Club and TJ Maxx.

As they have done in past years, Walmart, Best Buy, Kmart, Kohl’s, Target, Sears, JC Penney, and other major retailers are expected to open Thanksgiving Day. 

According to a recent survey by, 16.2 percent polled favor Thanksgiving openings while 57.5 dislike Thanksgiving openings. 

The stores that will be closed are:

A.C. Moore

Abt Electronics

Academy Sports + Outdoors

At Home

BJ’s Wholesale Club

Blain’s Farm and Fleet



Cost Plus World Market


Craft Warehouse

Crate and Barrel

DSW – Designer Shoe Warehouse

Ethan Allen

Gardner-White Furniture

Guitar Center


Half Price Books

Harbor Freight

Hobby Lobby

Home Depot




JOANN Fabric and Craft Stores

Jos. A. Bank

La-Z-Boy (all corporately owned stores)



Mattress Firm

Micro Center

Music & Arts

Neiman Marcus

Office Depot and OfficeMax

Outdoor Research (closed Black Friday too)

P.C. Richard & Son

Party City




Pier 1 Imports


Raymour & Flanigan Furniture

Sam’s Club

Sierra Trading Post

Sportsman’s Warehouse

Sprint (Corporate & Dealer Owned Stores; Mall Kiosks May Open)


Sur La Table

The Container Store

The Original Mattress Factory

TJ Maxx

Tractor Supply


Von Maur

West Marine

The list will be updated during the next few weeks, according to Check back here for updates,

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