Which grocery stores are open on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day 2022

It happens to the best of us: You’re putting together Christmas dinner and only realize at the last minute you’re missing a key ingredient. Most stores will be open Christmas Eve — with modified hours — and a few will even be open on Christmas Day.

Here’s a list of hours for grocery stores throughout the D.C. area.



Christmas Eve

These are the stores that are open — including those with modified hours — on Christmas Eve:

Christmas Day

Most stores are closed on Christmas Day. One of the few that will be open, with reduced hours is Giant. However, only some stores will be open.

The following grocery stores are closed on Christmas Day:

  • Aldi
  • Amazon Fresh
  • BJ’s
  • Costco
  • Food Lion
  • Fresh Market
  • Harris Teeter
  • Lidl
  • MOM’s Organic Market:
  • Publix
  • Sam’s Club
  • Target
  • Trader Joe’s
  • Walmart
  • Wegmans
  • Weis
  • Whole Foods

Tadiwos Abedje

Tadi Abedje is a freelance digital writer/editor for WTOP. He was born in Washington, D.C., and grew up in Northern Virginia. Journalism has been his No. 1 passion since he was a kid and he is blessed to be around people, telling their stories and sharing them with the world.

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