Our list of what’s open and closed on Christmas 2023 in Colorado

By Jim Lawson on December 22, 2023
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Here is the list of what’s open and closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day 2023 in Colorado.

Walgreens — Stores that regularly are open 24/7 and 24-hour pharmacies should be open all day. Others will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Some pharmacies will have limited hours. On Christmas Day, Same Day Delivery orders must be placed by 4 p.m. local time at most locations. Order cutoff times may vary based upon store hours.

CVS — Stores are open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Day (NOT including locations inside of Target Stores).

Safeway — Select stores open on Christmas Day, with limited hours. You’ll need to check around.

King Soopers announced that all its stores and fuel centers will be closing at 7 p.m. Christmas Eve and will be closed on Christmas Day. King Soopers’ pharmacies will close at 5 p.m. Christmas Eve and will be closed on Christmas Day.

Kum & Go — Stores will be open all day.

7-Eleven — Stores will be open all day.

Circle K — Stores will be open all day.

QuikTrip — Stores are always open 24/7.

Movie Theaters – Most movie theatres in town are open, though the first showing may be a bit later than usual.

All Walmart stores will be closed on Dec. 25, stores will be open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve.

All Costco warehouse locations will be closed on Christmas. Warehouses will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Christmas Eve.

All Sam’s Club locations will also be closed on Christmas, but stores will be open until 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve.

Best Buy stores will be open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Dec. 24 this year but closed on Christmas day.

All JCPenney stores will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve and closed on Christmas.

Nordstrom stores will be open limited hours on Christmas Eve and closed on Christmas. It is best to contact your local store for specific holiday hours.

Macy’s stores will be open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Christmas Eve and will be closed on Christmas. Stores will reopen at 9 a.m. on Dec. 26.

All Kohl’s department stores will be open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve,  and stores will be closed on Christmas Day.

All Home Depot and Lowe’s stores will be closed on Christmas this year.

Ace Hardware stores are independently owned and operated, so hours vary by location. However, an “overwhelming majority” of their stores will be closed on Christmas.

Ace Hardware stores will be open normal business hours on Christmas Eve.

Home Depot stores will be open from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Christmas Eve, while Lowe’s stores will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Dec. 24.

Barnes & Noble bookstores will be closed on Christmas Day. Stores will be open regular business hours on Christmas Eve.

Bass Pro Shop and Cabela’s locations will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve and closed on Christmas Day.

REI stores will be closed on Christmas Day and will open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve.

TJ Maxx, Marshall’s and Home Goods will be closed on Christmas Day. They will be open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve.

PetSmart and Petco locations will be closed on Christmas Day, according to the companies.

PetSmart stores will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve, while Petco stores will open until 7 p.m.

Bowling: A lot of bowling alley’s will be open for family fun. Check out the ones nearest you for hours.

Restaurants:

While many will be enjoying Christmas lunch and dinner with family and friends with homecooked meals, many may not have that on the agenda and are interested in which restaurants will be open in Denver Christmas Day.  Fortunately there are quite a few options available, though, some you may want to try and get a reservation booked up!  Here are some options around town (make sure you double check as times can change.) 

Denny’s : Like Tim Allen says in The Santa Clause…they’re always open!  Most locations are open 24 hours but you can check a location near you by clicking here

IHOP:  Much like Denny’s, many locations are open 24 hours!  To confirm a location near you, click here

Red Lobster: Believe it or not if you want some seafood and delicious biscuits, many Red Lobster locations will be open 11a-6pm!  To check times or book reservations, click here

Many Brazilian steakhouses will be open Christmas Day for all the meat options and typically some seasonal holiday items but reservations are recommended.  

Also several steakhouses will be open around town:

Black Bear Diner : Click Here

Want to switch things up with a little Italian?  Chianti Ristorante Italiano & Venice Ristorante will be open, Click here

Want to get The Christmas Story feels and get some Asian dining? John Holly’s is a Christmas favorite:  Click here

We will add to this story as we learn more about what’s open and closed.

Merry Christmas from KOSI 101.1

 

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