Christmas hours for grocery and drug stores 2017

Posted December 25, 2017

Giant: Stores close at 7 p.m. Christmas Eve; most will be open 8 a.m. -5 p.m. on Christmas. Unless otherwise noted, all stores are closed on Christmas day.

The Rink of Dreams at Ottawa City Hall will be open (weather permitting) Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Both Walmart and Target will be closed on Monday, Christmas Day 2017.

Costco Wholesale: Opens at 10 a.m.to 8 p.m. on December 23, and from 9 a.m.to 5 p.m. on Christmas Eve.

Convenience and miscellaneous stores open on Christmas Day include Rite Aid, Walgreens, CVS, Sheetz and Family Dollar.

The Ben Franklin Place Skating Rink will be open on Christmas Eve and Boxing Day, weather permitting.

Macy's: Macy's will be open until 6 pm on Christmas Eve.

Best Buy: Opening at 8 a.m.to 11 p.m. on December 23, and at 7 a.m.to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve.

Big Lots: Open until 10 p.m. and closed on Christmas, according to the Big Lots website. Always check with the local stores before leaving the house to visit them, just to make sure.

LCBO locations throughout the region will be open until 6 p.m. Christmas Eve for last minute shoppers.

For Costco, people may look toward this store on Christmas Eve.

Dillard's: Open from 7 a.m. -midnight through Saturday and 9 a.m. -7 p.m. Christmas Eve. If you're looking for food while on the road and have time to stop, there are several restaurants still open for the holiday at participating locations: Boston Market, California Pizza Kitchen, Denny's, Dunkin' Donuts, IHOP, McCormick & Schmick's, Papa John's, Ruth's Chris Steakhouse, Starbucks, and TGIFriday's. Denny's is one of the major chain restaurants that is open all year round and it is generally open 24 hours a day.

Toys R Us needs every penny, too. They will reopen at 8 am on 12/26. Target will close at 10 p.m. on Christmas Eve.

The city's mulch site at 2100 N. 145th East Ave. will be closed Friday through Christmas Day.