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What is open Easter Sunday? Walmart, McDonald’s, Starbucks are open, but Costco, Target, Lowe’s are closed

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Expect to find more stores and restaurants open on Easter than last year.

On Easter 2020, in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses temporarily shuttered and others decided to close to give employees a day off.

While more stores will be open than on Thanksgiving and Christmas, several major retailers will be closed, including Costco, Sam’s Club and Target. Those stores along with many malls and department stores are typically closed for the holiday.

Several grocery store chains, including Walmart and BJ’s Wholesale Club, will be open Sunday along with drugstore chains CVS, Walgreens and Rite Aid, though the hours may be reduced. Some pharmacies will be closed or have limited hours for the holiday. 

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For the second year in a row, Lowe’s will be closed on the holiday while Home Depot will open stores.

Store and restaurant hours can vary by location and can be affected by state or local laws. Some stores with mall locations will be closed while locations in plazas will be open.

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To be on the safe side, check with your closest store or restaurant. However, be warned that several have not yet updated their websites to reflect Sunday hours.

Stores open Easter 2021

The following major retailers are open Sunday, but hours vary:

Easter 2021 stores closed

The following stores are closed Sunday:

Grocery stores open Easter 2021

This list also includes convenience stores and drugstore chains:

Grocery stores closed Easter

The following stores are closed Sunday:

Restaurants open Easter 2021

The following restaurant chains have select locations open in some capacity. Some dining rooms may be closed and many may only offer takeout and delivery. Check with your closest location to learn more.

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