What is open on New Year’s Day?

What is open on New Year’s Day?

Happy (soon to be) New Year! There must be a lot of things you are planning on doing on New Year’s Day, and wondering what would be open or close! Let’s help you with that and see what you can find in the market on New Year Eve!

Stores open on New Year’s Day

As we brace for the New Year's Eve, you would be wondering whether your favourite stores are open or not. Here is the list of stores open on New Year’s Day for you to shop whatever you want!

  • Academy Sports + Outdoors

  • Bed Bath & Beyond

  • Best Buy

  • Costco

  • CVS

  • Dick’s

  • Hobby Lobby

  • The Home Depot

  • IKEA

  • JCPenney

  • Kohl's

  • Lowe's

  • Macy's

  • Neiman Marcus

  • Nordstrom

  • Party City

  • Sam's Club

  • Target

  • Walgreens

  • Walmart

  • Whole Foods

Now let’s see some of your favourite stores, whether they’ll be open or not, and what will be their timings.

1. Home Depot’s New Year’s hours: Home Depot only closes for Thanksgiving and Christmas. It will be open for New Year’s Day and New Year’s Eve. Store timings will be a bit different for New Year’s Day and New Year ’s Eve. The store will be open on New Year's Eve from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. and for New Year's Day, the timings will be 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. So, you can go and buy whatever you want.

2. Target was closed on New Year’s Eve for 2020, but it will be open for 2021. So, whatever you want to grab for celebrating your New Year’s Day and New Year’s Eve, you can get it from Target. Store timings will be 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. for New Year’s Day and 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. for New Year's Eve.

3. Barnes & Noble: This famous bookshop chain is open on the first day of the year, if you want to get a promising beginning on your New Year reading list. Timings for the store will be 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on New Year’s Day and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on New Year’s Eve.You can head to your nearest store to buy your favorite books.

4. IKEA: IKEA will be open on New Year’s Day. Fans of this furniture store and of Swedish meatballs from the store can have fun on the first of January from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Now if your kitchen cupboards and shelves look empty and need to be refilled, here are some grocery stores that you need to know whether they will be open or close on New Year’s Day to shop from:

  • Aldi: Aldi will be closed on New Year’s Day.

  • Lidl: Lidl will be open on New Year’s Day, but only inside M25. The timings will be 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

  • Tesco: On New Year's Day, Tesco is opening several of its stores. Shops of Tesco Extra and Metro will be open from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, while shopping Express is open 8:00 to 10:00 pm.

  • Morrisons: Morrisons will be open on New Year’s Day, but it has not yet announced the timings.

  • Asda: Many Asda shops will be open on New Year's Day as well with hours varying depending on the location. The vast majority of supermarkets will open on New Year's Day at 10 am and shut by 5 pm.

  • Marks and Spencer: Not all the stores of Marks and Spencer will be open on New Year’s Day andthe store has issued a list of stores that will be open on its website.

Lastly, if on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day you choose to take a bite to eat or a cup of coffee, there are several options for you to choose from. On January 1, 2021, more restaurants will be open for a welcome to 2021 and a goodbye to 2021, unlike Christmas where several big chains close down.

You can also buy groceries and food online if you do not feel like going to the store. You can arrange a quick lunch online to delay your walk to the stores and not need to stand again in the kitchen. There are many restaurants that have their delivery services as well. So, you can relax and not worry about any hassle of cooking food in the house. Go on the website of your favourite restaurant and order something to enjoy your New Year’s Day.