What’s open on New Year’s Eve and day in Colorado?

By Jim Lawson on December 31, 2023
What's open on New Year's Eve and day in Colorado?
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Here’s the latest list of what’s open on New Year’s Eve and day in Colorado.

All are closed on New Year’s Day unless mentioned.


Walmart is open with regular operating hours on New Year’s Eve.


Most Target stores will close at 9 p.m. on New Year’s Eve.


Costco’s warehouses will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, although hours may vary between locations. You can check local hours here.


Many CVS Pharmacy locations will operate with normal hours on New Year’s Eve, but some non-24-hour locations may be closed or have reduced hours. Customers are encouraged to call ahead or double check local hours online.


Walgreens stores will be open with regular hours on New Year’s Eve, and day, but pharmacy hours can vary by location. You can check ahead online.

King Soopers: Normal hours and 6am – 11pm on New Year’s Day.

Safeway: Stores are open with regular hours, but pharmacy hours may vary.

Home Depot: Stores are open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Lowe’s: Stores close at 6 p.m.

Macy’s: Stores will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Ikea: Stores are open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Rite Aid: Stores are open with regular hours.

Sam’s Club: Stores close at 6 p.m.

Trader Joe’s: Stores close at 5 p.m.

7-Eleven: Most stores are open 24/7 (including on New Year’s Day), but some locations’ hours can vary.

Barnes & Noble: Most locations close at 6 p.m.

Bass Pro Shops: Closes at 6 p.m.

Banana Republic: Most locations close at 6 p.m.

Bath & Body Works: Most locations close at 6 p.m.

Best Buy: Closes at 7 p.m.

Big Lots: Regular hours.

Burlington: Closes at 10 p.m.

Cabela’s: Closes at 6 p.m.

Conn’s HomePlus: Closes at 7 p.m.

Dick’s Sporting Goods: Closes at 7 p.m.

Dillard’s: Closes at 6 p.m.

Dollar General: Most open normal hours, but hours vary

Dollar Tree: Varies.

DSW: Closes at 6 p.m.

Family Dollar: Varies.

Hobby Lobby: Closes at 5:30 p.m.

J.C. Penney: Closes at 7 p.m.

Joann Stores: Closes at 6 p.m.

Kohl’s: Closes at 9 p.m.

Michaels: Closes at 6 p.m.

Office Depot: Closes at 6 p.m.

Old Navy: Hours vary, but most locations close at 6 or 7 p.m.

Party City: Closes at 8 p.m.

Petco: Closes at 7 p.m.

PetSmart: Closes at 6 p.m.


Restaurants open on New Year’s Day.

Applebee’s – hours vary

Avenue Grill: Open at 11 AM 

Billy’s Inn: Open at 10 AM for brunch.

Bonefish Grill: Open, hours vary.

Buffalo Wild Wings: normal hours.

Burger King: normal hours.

The Cheesecake Factory: normal hours.

Chick-Fil-A: Open New Year’s Day.

Chili’s: normal hours.

Chipotle Mexican Grill: open New Year’s Day 10:45am – 8pm.

The Corner Office: Open 6 AM–midnight.

Dave and Buster’s: normal hours.

Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse: open Sun 4p-11p and Mon 4p-9p.

Denny’s: open normal hours. (Would you expect anything less?)

Domino’s: normal hours.

DazzleJazz: Open regular hours with $27 Holiday brunch.

Dunkin’ Donuts: normal hours.

Edge Steakhouse: A very special holiday brunch will be served all day at EDGE Restaurant & Bar. À la carte brunch favorites, and an amazing pastry display will be available for guests.

Elway’s Downtown: Open regular hours.

Ernie’s Bar & Pizza: Open 11 AM–midnight

Fado: Open at 4 PM 

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse: open 4pm-10pm both New Year’s Eve and Day.

Fogo de Chao: Open 11:30 AM–2 PM and 5–10:30 PM.

Gallup Cafe: Open through 3 PM for brunch.

Golden Corral: normal hours.

IHOP: open but hours vary.

In-N-Out Burger: normal hours.

The Jelly Cafe: Open regular hours.

Jimmy John’s: normal hours.

KFC: normal hours.

Linger: Open 10 AM–3 PM for prix-fixe brunch, $32 per person.

McDonald’s: normal hours.

Noodles & Company: normal hours.

Olive Garden: normal hours.

Outback Steakhouse: normal hours.

Panera Bread: open but hours may vary.

Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille: open 4pm-10pm both New Year’s Eve and Day.

Polished Tavern: Open regular hours.

Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse: open early on New Year’s Eve and Day.

Starbucks: normal hours.

Stoney’s Bar & Grill: Open early for football games.

Steuben’s: Open 8 AM–11 PM with hybrid brunch/dinner menu.

Taco Bell: normal hours.

Viewhouse: normal house on Sun and open Mon 11a-2p with a New Year’s Day brunch.

Waffle House: open but hours may vary.

Wendy’s: normal hours.

As we find out more, we will add to this list.

Happy New Year!

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