Published: Wed, December 26, 2018
Markets | By Erika Turner

Stores see rush ahead of Christmas

Stores see rush ahead of Christmas

Most locations will be open Christmas Eve but may close 1 or 2 hours early.

Walgreens: All 24-hour stores will remain open for their usual hours.

If you need some last minute gifts or some allergy medicine to cope with Aunt Edna's floral perfume, Walgreens will be open on Christmas Day and will likely have everything you need until Target opens again.

Costco: Closes at 5 p.m. Christmas Eve and closed Christmas Day.

Morris is just one of many people doing some last-minute shopping on Christmas Eve. Now, Santa has his list, and he's checking it twice, however there were some shoppers who had to add to their list on the last shopping day before Christmas. Snacks including pigs in blankets or Christmas pudding are also available throughout the day while you settle down to watch your favourite Christmas films. Christmas Eve, while Dollar General closes at 10 p.m. Certain bus routes will run every 25 to 45 minutes.

John Lewis started its clearance online at 5pm on Christmas Eve, with reductions on homewares and electrical products. Of course, exact store hours can vary depending on the individual location, so call the restaurant or fast food store you're thinking of visiting before you stop by.

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Kroger: Christmas Eve: Open, check with your local store for hours. Some grocery stores are closed all day for the holiday, period.

There will be no mail delivery or garbage pickup on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, or New Year's Day.

Fiesta: Christmas Eve open, hours vary by location.

If BJ's Wholesale Club or Sam's Club are more your style, they will also be open on December 26.

Eaton Centre: 7 9:30 p.m.

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