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Confirmed List of 10 Stores Open New Year’s Day 2023

Are you someone who loves the thrill of shopping on the first day of the year? Maybe you have your New Year’s resolutions set in your mind and you wish to start on them right on the first day or you are just looking for a post-party hangover!

Whether you are looking for emergency groceries or an outfit for an impromptu evening dinner with friends, here’s a list of stores that will be open on 1 January 2023. 

Please note that even if a store’s open on New Year’s day, the hours may differ based on your location. So always make it a point to call them before for confirmation. 

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Super Markets & Grocery Stores Open New Year’s Day 

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Are stores open on New Year’s Day? Yes, many of them are! Had a raging party to welcome 2023 in and need to clean up on the first day of the year? Well, we have all been there. From getting cleaning supplies and post-party hangover cures to groceries and snacks for your lunch, here’s a list of supermarkets and grocery stores open on the first day of the year:

1. Kroger

Most Kroger stores will be open 24*7. However, a few of them close at 8 p.m. or 10 p.m. You can get alcoholic beverages, party decor, snacks, groceries, etc. 

2. Whole Foods

On every New Years’ day, all Whole Foods stores are open but the locations are different for each location. Check the timings of the nearest Whole Foods store here.

3. CVS

CVS stores are usually open during regular hours on New Year’s day however a few select stores might have lesser hours. You should definitely call ahead for pharmacy hours. 

4. Walgreens

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If you want to go get a long list of groceries, Walgreens got you covered even on New Years day. Most of the stores stay open during normal hours, but select stores may close early. You can call ahead to confirm their pharmacy hours. 

5. Publix

The store timings differ from location to location, most Publix stores will close anytime between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. So make sure you plan ahead and get your things on time! 

6. Target

Target stores are always knights in shining armor. Always there to save you no matter what you need even on the first day of the year! All stores will be open during their normal working hours. 

7. Stop & Shop

Though their pharmacy hours will be limited, the stores, fuel stations, and online shopping services will be available during their regular hours. Call ahead to confirm the store timings at your location. 

8. Walmart

Like Target, Walmart is yet another store that will get you everything you need on New Year’s day. All Walmart stores will be open during normal hours.

9. Wegmans

All stores will stay open during their normal working hours. 

10. Macy’s

Stores will be open for normal hours.

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Other Stores Open New Year’s Day

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Other than grocery stores and supermarkets, here’s a list of other stores like pet stores and home decor stores open on New Year’s day:

1. PetSmart

Ran out of pet food on the first day of the year or wanna gift your pooch a little surprise for New Year’s, PetSmart stores are open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

2. Barnes & Noble

Most stores will open at 11 a.m. like usual.  But closing hours may vary by store. You can check timings with the store locator tool

3. The Home Depot

Someone broke something at your party last night? Worry not, you can go pick something up from Home Depot. 


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Wanna start New Year’s with a brand new addition to your house? Stores will be open for regular hours, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. 

5. Petco

Again, if you need to pick something up for your cute pet baby, stores are open during their usual working hours.

6. Dick’s

Stores will be open for normal hours, but select locations may close early. 

7. Bed Bath & Beyond

What’s a better way to start the year than with a warm, relaxing bubble bath? Go pick your favorite bathing products on New Year’s from Bed Bath & Beyond. Stores are open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Stores Closed on New Year’s Day

Here’s a list of stores that are definitely closed on 1 January 2023:

  • ALDI
  • United States Postal Service
  • Costco
  • UPS
  • FedEx
  • Banks (ATMs are open.) 
  • Trader Joe’s 
  • Sam’s Club

Do you really want to go through the hassle of shopping on New Year’s Day? With limited stores open, you could find way too many people at these stores, items could run out of stock, store timings could vary, and whatnot! If you’ve had a party the previous night, it might not be a fun experience to shop on New Year’s Day with a hangover but we have just the shopping tool you need 👇🏼

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