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SAN ANTONIO – If you need a last-minute side dish or decoration this Thanksgiving Day, you may want to check hours before heading out to stores.

Many major retailers will close for the holiday while several big retail stores in the San Antonio area will remain open, with limited hours.

In years past, places like Target and Walmart remained open during the November holiday, but in 2020 during the coronavirus pandemic, these retailers chose to give their employees some much-needed time off.

That tradition has continued as many stores decided to remain closed on Nov. 23 and reopen on Nov. 24 for Black Friday.

One chain deciding to close many of its stores this year is Walgreens. The pharmacy chain said it is closing nearly all of its locations for the first Thanksgiving in company history. However, many of the 24-hour locations will remain open to serve the healthcare needs of customers.

Stores that are open on Thanksgiving might have altered hours, so be sure to check their websites for more information.

Here are the stores that will be closed on Thanksgiving:

  • Academy Sports + Outdoors
  • Barnes and Noble
  • Burlington Coat Factory
  • Best Buy
  • Costco
  • Hobby Lobby
  • Home Depot
  • Home Goods
  • IKEA
  • JCPenney
  • Kohl’s
  • Lowe’s
  • Macy’s
  • Marshalls
  • Michaels
  • Petco
  • Petsmart
  • Sam’s Club
  • Target
  • TJ Maxx
  • Trader Joe’s
  • Walgreens - Most Walgreens locations will be closed but nearly all 24-hour locations will remain open.
  • Walmart

Here are the stores that will be open on Thanksgiving:

  • Bass Pro Shops - 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Big Lots - 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Central Market - 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • CVS - Varies by location.
  • Dollar General - 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • H-E-B - 6 a.m. to noon, curbside available 7-11 a.m. Pharmacies will be closed.
  • Starbucks - Varies by location.
  • Whole Foods - Varies by location.

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Mary Claire Patton has been a journalist with KSAT 12 since 2015. She has reported on several high-profile stories during her career at KSAT and specializes in trending news and things to do around Texas and San Antonio.

Rebecca Salinas joined KSAT in the fall of 2019. Her skills include content management, engagement and reporting.