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Will Costco, Walmart, Target be open Memorial Day 2024? What to know about grocery stores

USA TODAY

Memorial Day is quickly approaching, which means summer is on the horizon.

The holiday is one of many in the U.S. that observe and honor the armed forces. Originally called "Decoration Day," Memorial Day dates back to the 1860s and commemorates those who have died while serving in the U.S. military.

Memorial Day always falls on the last Monday of May, which this year is May 27. Since it is a federal holiday, many people take advantage of the extended weekend to grill out or hit the beach.

If you need to do some grocery shopping before you begin grilling out, you're in luck as most grocery stores will be open on the holiday. Here's what you need to know about which grocery stores are open and closed on Memorial Day 2024.

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Is Walmart open on Memorial Day?

Walmart stores will be open from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Memorial Day, a company spokesperson told USA TODAY. However it is best to reach out to your local Walmart or check the before heading to the store.

Is Costco open on Memorial Day?

According to Costco's website, warehouses will be closed on Memorial Day.

Is Kroger open on Memorial Day?

Yes, the majority of Kroger family of stores will be open on Memorial Day. Customers are encouraged to check with their local store for specific hours.

The Kroger family of stores includes: Bakerֱs, City Market, Dillons, Food 4 Less, Foods Co, Fred Meyer, Fryֱs, Gerbes, Jay C Food Store, King Soopers, Kroger, Marianoֱs, Metro Market, Pay-Less Super Markets, Pickֱn Save, QFC, Ralphs, Ruler, Smithֱs Food and Drug.

Is Target open on Memorial Day?

Yes, Target stores will be open on Memorial Day, the company told USA TODAY. Store hours vary by location, so check with your local store regarding its specific holiday hours.

Is Publix open on Memorial Day?

Yes, Publix stores will be open regular hours on Memorial Day, a company spokesperson told USA TODAY.

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Is Aldi open on Memorial Day?

Aldi stores will be open limited hours on Memorial Day. Holiday hours vary by location, so customers are encouraged to check with their local stores for specific hours.

Is Whole Foods open on Memorial Day?

Yes, all Whole Foods locations will be open on Memorial Day, the company told USA TODAY. Hours vary by location, so check with your local store for their specific hours.

Is Food Lion open on Memorial Day?

Yes, all Food Lion stores will be open on Memorial Day.

Is Winn-Dixie open on Memorial Day?

Yes, Winn-Dixie stores will be open normal hours on Memorial Day, the company told USA TODAY.

Is Harris Teeter open on Memorial Day?

Yes, Harris Teeter stores will be open regular hours on Memorial Day.

Is Giant Eagle open on Memorial Day?

Giant Eagle stores will be open regular hours on Memorial Day, the company told USA TODAY. Pharmacies will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Memorial Day as well.

Gabe Hauari is a national trending news reporter at USA TODAY. You can follow him on Xֱֱor email him at Gdhauari@gannett.com.