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What's Open and Closed on Thanksgiving in Broward-Palm Beach

Tomorrow is the Thanksgiving. Which means, unless you're traveling, you're home, chillin, watching the parade, some football, and eating until your pants splode.

Of course, you'll inevitably have that moment where you remember that you forgot to buy enough deserts, or learn that your Uncle is bringing his mistress for dinner this year, and now you need more stuffing.

Whatever the case may be, here is a list of things that will be open and things that will be closed in Broward and Palm Beach on Thursday:


Broward: Broward County Transit will operate their regular HOLIDAY schedules, which is usually until 8:30 p.m. The same goes for Tri-Rail.

Palm Beach: There will be no Palm Tran bus service Thanksgiving Day.


Malls will be closed on Thanksgiving Day.

Publix will also be closed.

Winn-Dixie will be open until 4:00 p.m.

Albertsons will be open until 4:00 p.m.

Kmart will be open from 6:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m

The Swap Shop will open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Sawgrass Mills will open at 9 p.m. for Black Friday.


Public schools, colleges and universities will be closed Thursday and Friday in both counties.

Schools in Martin County have early release day on Wednesday.

*Feel free to add any openings/closings we might have missed (particularly in the shopping section) in the comments.

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