A full list of all stores open and closed on July 4th this year (2024)

It's officially Independence Day and time to celebrate the good ol' U.S.A.

Whatever fun Fourth of July activities you've got planned for 2024, make sure to take plenty of photos to mark the occasion, then post them on Instagram with a patriotic caption or freedom quote to honor America's birthday.

After all, she's 248 years old, which means you better make room on the cake for a lot of candles.

Speaking of birthdays, if you someone you know is celebrating one and you need to purchase gift or just feel like spending the holiday shopping at your favorite retail outlets, you may be wondering what stores are open on July 4th this year.

Good question given that July Fourth is one of 11 federal holidays observed throughout the year and as is typically the case with federal holidays, financial institutions like banks and the stock market are closed in honor of the day, along with the post office.

But what about retailers, grocers, pharmacies and convenience stores? Are they open on the Fourth of July?

To answer the question, we’ve rounded up a list of merchants welcoming customers on Independence Day because, seriously, who wants to spend the day tracking down store hours when it's much more fun to get out and enjoy the sunshine?

So, read on to find out which of your favorites will be open this year — and which ones will close their doors.

Stores open on July 4th, 2024

  • Ace Hardware: Many stores will be open, however stores are independently owned and operated, so hours may vary by location. Customers are encouraged to contact their local store to confirm businesshours before going. Find local hours here.
  • Apple: Stores are open, but hours vary by location. Some locations may be closing early. Confirm hours before going. Find local hourshere.
  • Athleta:Stores are open, but hours vary by location. Confirm hours before going. Find local hourshere.
  • Banana Republic: Stores are open, but hours vary by location. Confirm hours before going. Find local hourshere.
  • Barnes & Noble:Stores are open, but customers are advised to check the website for specific holiday hours. Find local hourshere.
  • Belk: Stores will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Find local hours here.
  • Best Buy:Most stores are open from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Find local hourshere.
  • Big Lots: Stores will be open during normal business hours. Find local hourshere.
  • BJ’s Wholesale Club:Clubs are open during normal business hours. Find local hourshere.
  • Dollar General:Stores are open during normal business hours. Store hours may vary by location. Find local hourshere.
  • Dollar Tree: Stores will be open during normal business hours. Find local hourshere.
  • Family Dollar: Stores will be open during normal business hours. Find local hourshere.
  • Gap: Stores are open, but hours vary by location. Confirm hours before going. Find local hourshere.
  • Hobby Lobby: Stores are open, but will close early. Find local hourshere.
  • Home Depot: Stores will open at their regular time, but close early at 8:00 p.m. Find local hourshere.
  • HomeGoods: Stores open at their regular time and will close early at 8:00 p.m. local time. Find local hourshere.
  • Homesense: Stores open at their regular time and will close early at 8:00 p.m. local time. Find local hourshere.
  • IKEA:Stores will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Find local hourshere.
  • JCPenney:Stores are open from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Find local hourshere.
  • Joann: Stores will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Find local hours here.
  • Kohl’s: Stores are open from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Hours may vary by location. Find local hourshere.
  • Lowe's: Stores will open at their normal time and close early at 8:00 p.m. Find local hourshere.
  • Macy's: Stores will open at their regular time and close early at 7:00 p.m. Find local hours here.
  • Marshalls: Stores open at their regular time and will close early at 8:00 p.m. local time. Find local hourshere.
  • Menards: Stores will open at their regular time and close at 8:00 p.m. Find local hourshere.
  • Michaels: Stores will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Find local hourshere.
  • Nordstrom: Stores are open, hours vary by location. Find local hourshere.
  • Nordstrom Rack: Stores are open, hours vary by location. Find local hourshere.
  • Petco: Most locations will close by 8:00 p.m. with some closing at 7:00 p.m. Find local hourshere.
  • Petsmart: Stores will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Find local hourshere.
  • REI: Stores will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Find local hourshere.
  • Staples: Select stores will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The remaining stores will be closed. Confirm hours before going. Find local hourshere.
  • Sephora:Stores are open, but hours may vary by location. Find local hourshere.
  • Target: Stores will be open during normal business hours. Find local hourshere, and a full list of Target deals here.
  • TJ Maxx: Stores open at their regular time and will close early at 8:00 p.m. local time. Find local hourshere.
  • Ulta: A majority of stores will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Select stores will have exceptions to those hours. Confirm before going. Find local hourshere.
  • Walmart: Stores will be open during normal business hours. Find local hourshere, and a full list of Walmart holiday deals here.

Grocery stores open on July 4th

  • ACME: Stores will be open, but pharmacies may be closed or have adjusted hours. Pharmacies are closed. Find local hourshere.
  • Albertsons: Stores are open, but pharmacies may be closed or have adjusted hours. Find local hourshere.
  • Aldi: Stores will be open, but hours will be limited or reduced. Find local store hours here.
  • Big Y: Stores will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Pharmacies will be closed. Find local hours here.
  • BJ’s Wholesale Club:Clubs are open during normal business hours. Find local hourshere.
  • Central Market: Stores will be open during normal business hours. Find local hourshere.
  • Food Lion: Stores will be open during normal business hours. Find local hourshere.
  • Giant Eagle: Stores will be open during normal business hours. Pharmacies will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. Find local hours here.
  • Hannaford: Stores will be open, hours may vary by location. Customers are advised to confirm holiday hours before going. Find local hours here.
  • H-E-B: Stores will be open during normal business hours. Find local hourshere.
  • Hy-Vee:Stores will be open during normal business hours. Find local hourshere.
  • Jewel-Osco: Stores will be open, but pharmacies may be closed or operate with adjusted hours. Find local hourshere.
  • Kroger:A majority of stores will be open during regular business hours. Confirm hours before going. Find local hourshere.
  • Market District: Stores will be open during normal business hours. Pharmacies will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. Find local hours here.
  • Safeway:Stores will be open, but pharmacies may be closed or have adjusted hours. Find local hourshere.
  • Shaws:Stores will be open, but pharmacies may be closed or operate with reduced hours. Find local hourshere.
  • ShopRite:ShopRite stores are independently owned and operated and holiday hours vary by location. Find local hourshere.
  • Sprouts Farmers Market: Stores are open during normal business hours. Find local hourshere.
  • Stop and Shop: Normal business hours and gas stations. Pharmacies will be closed. Find local hourshere.
  • Tom Thumb Grocery Stores:Stores will be open, but pharmacies may be closed or operate with reduced hours. Find local hourshere.
  • Trader Joe’s: Stores will open at their regular time and close early at 5:00 p.m. Find local hours here.
  • Vons:Stores will be open, but pharmacies may be closed or operate with adjusted hours. Find local hourshere.
  • Wegmans: Stores will be open during normal business hours. Find local hourshere.
  • Whole Foods:Stores are open but hours vary by location. Find local hourshere.
  • WinCo Foods:Stores are open during normal business hours. Find local hourshere.

Pharmacies open on July 4th in 2024

  • CVS: Many CVS Pharmacy locations will be open during regular hours on Independence Day. However, some stores may have reduced hours. CVS recommends that customers call their local stores before visiting or check hours online. Find local hourshere.
  • Rite Aid:A majority of Rite Aid stores will be open on Independence Day with varying hours. Customers are encouraged to check local store hours before going. Find local hourshere.
  • Walgreens:Walgreensstoreswill be openduring normal business hours on Independence Day. However, amajority of pharmacies will be closed,except for 24-hour locations and other select pharmacies. Walgreens recommends that customers check the store locator to find specific hours. Find local hourshere.

Convenience stores open on July 4th in 2024

  • Casey’s:Casey’s stores will be open during normal business hours. Find local hourshere.
  • Certified Oil: Stores will be open during normal business hours. Find local hourshere.
  • Cumberland Farms: Stores open during normal business hours. Find local hourshere.
  • Fastrac:Stores will be open during normal business hours. Find local hourshere.
  • GetGo: Stores will be open during normal business hours. Find local hours here.
  • Kwik Shop: Stores will be open during normal business hours. Find local hourshere.
  • Loaf N’ Jug: Stores will be open during normal business hours. Find local hourshere.
  • Minit Mart: Stores are open during normal business hours. Find local hourshere.
  • Quik Stop: Stores will be open during normal business hours. Find local hourshere.
  • 7-Eleven: Most 7-Eleven stores will remain open 24/7. Find local hourshere.
  • Sprint Food Stores: Stores will be open during normal business hours. Find more about the storehere.
  • Tom Thumb Convenience Stores: Stores will be open during normal business hours. Find local hourshere.
  • Turkey Hill: Stores will be open during normal business hours. Find local hourshere.

Stores closed on Independence Day

  • Costco: Stores will be closed in observance of the holiday.

Sarah Lemire

Sarah is a lifestyle and entertainment reporter for TODAY who covers holidays, celebrities and everything in between.

A full list of all stores open and closed on July 4th this year (2024)

FAQs

Do businesses close on the 4th of July? ›

Most retail and grocery stores will be open on July 4th with the exception of Costco. Others may operate with reduced or limited hours. Make sure to check your local store for hours.

Are shops open on July 4th in USA? ›

Banks and post offices will be closed on Thursday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day, however most major restaurant, grocery and retail store chains will remain open on the holiday.

Is Walmart open on July 4th, 2024 in the USA? ›

Is Walmart open on July 4th, 2024? If your Independence Day plans include going to Walmart, then you're in luck. A spokesperson confirms that Walmart will be open on the Fourth of July with most stores and Neighborhood Markets open from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Do most companies get 4th of July off? ›

Hours worked on holidays, Saturdays, and Sundays are treated like hours worked on any other day of the week. California law does not require that an employer provide its employees with paid holidays, that it close its business on any holiday, or that employees be given the day off for any particular holiday.

Is everyone off on 4th of July? ›

While the legal holiday remains on July 4, if that date happens to be on a Saturday or Sunday, then federal government employees will instead take the day off on the adjacent Friday or Monday, respectively. Other non-essential that are non-government related may also be closed that day.

Does anyone work on July 4th? ›

Some employers will stay open for business on July 4 and July 5, while others will close for both days. How employers pay employees for a holiday falling mid-week depends on their company policy and whether employees are exempt or nonexempt.

Is the stock market open on July 4th? ›

Both the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market will be closed on Thursday, since Independence Day is a federal holiday. The bond market and over-the-counter trading will be shut in observance, too.

Is 4th of July only an American holiday? ›

The United States' celebration is held on the anniversary of the Second Continental Congress' adoption of the Declaration of Independence in 1776. But America isn't the only country that celebrates independence from Britain.

Are shops closed on 4th of July New York? ›

While most stores will be open on Independence Day, some will have reduced hours.

Do Walmart work on holidays? ›

Walmart stays open on most major holidays these days, except for Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Columbus Day (October 14), Halloween (October 31), and Veterans Day (November 11).

Is 5th July a public holiday in USA? ›

Independence Day is a federal holiday. If July 4 is a Saturday, it is observed on Friday, July 3. If July 4 is a Sunday, it is observed on Monday, July 5. Government offices and schools are closed.

Why is July 4th Independence Day? ›

Last Thursday, on July 4th, we celebrated our nation's independence and freedom. It was the 248th anniversary of when the Declaration of Independence was signed, and the United States of America officially became an independent nation, and no longer a colony of England.

Do businesses close on July 4th? ›

Open on July 4th: Retailers and airlines. Closed: Government, banks, stock market.

What happens if July 4th falls on a Monday? ›

While many employees are expected to report to work the days before and after the holiday, some companies are getting into the patriotic spirit by giving employees a four-day weekend when the holiday falls on a Monday or Thursday by giving employees July 5th off as well.

Do people get paid for the 4th of July? ›

The United States has no federal law requiring private companies to offer holiday pay. Two states, Rhode Island and Massachusetts, have special laws about holiday pay. Companies are not generally required to pay non-exempt employees for days they do not perform work.

Is Monday July 5 a holiday? ›

Fourth of July

Independence Day is a federal holiday. If July 4 is a Saturday, it is observed on Friday, July 3. If July 4 is a Sunday, it is observed on Monday, July 5. Government offices and schools are closed.

Is the 4th of July just an American holiday? ›

The United States' celebration is held on the anniversary of the Second Continental Congress' adoption of the Declaration of Independence in 1776. But America isn't the only country that celebrates independence from Britain.

Why is 4th of July Independence Day? ›

Last Thursday, on July 4th, we celebrated our nation's independence and freedom. It was the 248th anniversary of when the Declaration of Independence was signed, and the United States of America officially became an independent nation, and no longer a colony of England.

What day is Independence Day? ›

The 4th of July is Independence Day for the United States. Before becoming a country, the U.S. was a group of colonies owned by Great Britain. On July 4th, 1776, the founding fathers signed the Declaration of Independence and announced their independence from Great Britain.

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