South Florida Grocery and Liquor Stores Open on Thanksgiving Day

This Thanksgiving an estimated 1 million people will be spending at least part of their holiday at a store — and it won't only be for the deals.

You know it's bound to happen: the last minute grocery store pit stop. You'll inevitably forget that stick of butter for the mashed potatoes. Or you overcooked the pumpkin pie, and now you have to grab a store-made one. Whatever the reason, here's a handy list of stores that will be open on T-Day, peddling the basics just in case you need to pick up a few things for the holiday feast.


Total Wine & More
Need some more booze to get through dinner? All South Florida Total Wine & More locations will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., but be sure to call ahead first as store hours will vary from region to region.

Walmart stores will be open regular hours — including the 24-hour locations — on Thursday, November 26. However, all Walmart pharmacies will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. 


Walgreens stores will be open on Thanksgiving Day. Some pharmacy locations will be open at various hours. Contact your local store for specific hours on Thursday.


Most Target stores will open starting at 6 p.m. on Thursday, November 26 to 11 p.m. on Friday, November 27.

Most CVS stores will be open on Thanksgiving Day. My local store is open from 8 am to 10 pm. The Pharmacy at my local store will be open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Contact local stores for specific hours on Thursday.

Whole Foods
For those looking to get some high-end grub on Thanksgiving Day, or pick up any pre-order meals, Whole Foods Market will be open from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Winn Dixie
Select Winn Dixie stores plan to open for limited hours on Thursday, November 26, to help with those last-minute shopping needs. Stores will open normal business hours Thanksgiving morning and will close at 4 p.m. 


Trader Joe's

All Trader Joe's stores will be closed on Thanksgiving Day.

All Publix stores and pharmacies will be closed on Thanksgiving Day.

Nicole Danna is a food writer covering Broward and Palm Beach counties. To get the latest in food and drink news in South Florida, follow her @SoFloNicole or find her latest food pics on the BPB New Times Food & Drink Instagram.
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Nicole Danna is a Palm Beach County-based reporter who began covering the South Florida food scene for New Times in 2011. She also loves drinking beer and writing about the area's growing craft beer community.
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