Walmart Isn't Open on Christmas but These Places Are!

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Hey, we know -- not everyone in the world celebrates Christmas. Does it seem like the whole world shuts down on that holiday? What if you don't feel like spending this Sunday in your pajamas, eating Chinese takeout and scrolling through your Netflix queue? Maybe you'd like to go out and do a little shopping -- while the stores are practically empty! Heaven! But the most likely scenario is that you forgot to pick something up and now you're scrambling to find somewhere to get it.

Well, I'll warn you, it's pretty slim pickings. Most of the retail chain stores that stay open for the holiday are drugstores. But hey, you need to stock up on cotton balls sometime, right? Keep reading to find out where you can shop this Christmas.

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Keep in mind, hours are for most stores, but not necessarily all. Check your local grocery store as some independent stores may be open. And of course, you'll want to double check and give your nearest location a call before hopping in the car!

  • Cumberland Farms (convenience store): 7:00 a.m. - midnight
  • CVS: 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • Chuck E. Cheese: 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • 7-Eleven: Regular hours
  • Family Dollar: Regular hours
  • Albertsons: Select locations open until 4 p.m.
  • Rite Aid: Regular hours
  • Ralphs: Open, but hours vary
  • Safeway: Open, but hours may vary
  • Starbucks: Open, but hours vary
  • Walgreens: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

So... anyone up for a movie? Most theaters are open on Christmas Day. 

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