Whole Foods, Aldi: Christmas 2020 Charlotte Grocery Store Hours

Kimberly Johnson

CHARLOTTE, NC — Christmas is likely to look different this year as millions of Americans opt to stay home, marking the holiday with smaller celebrations amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Smaller celebrations, however, don’t necessarily mean we’ll bypass holiday traditions. And when it comes to Christmas dinner, a pandemic is certainly unlikely to stop us from forgetting that one key ingredient needed to make a perfect holiday meal.

Have no fear — there’s a large selection of grocery stores that will be open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day for those emergency and last-minute shopping trips in Charlotte.

Here are the hours for area grocery stores that will be open, along with a list of those that won’t:

ALDI: Stores will be open Christmas Eve, but hours will vary by location; closed on Christmas Day. Numerous locations throughout the Charlotte metro.

Costco: Most stores will be open limited hours Christmas Eve, and all stores will be closed Christmas Day. Call ahead to confirm hours with your local store.

  • 500 Tyvola Road, Charlotte

CVS: Most locations are open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Christmas Day. Numerous locations throughout the Charlotte metro.

Food Lion: Stores will be open until 7 p.m. Christmas Eve and closed Christmas Day. Numerous locations throughout the Charlotte metro.

The Fresh Market: Stores will open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. Christmas Eve. All stores are closed Christmas Day.

  • 4207 Providence Road, Charlotte

  • 1408 East Boulevard, Charlotte

  • 7625 Pineville-Matthews Road, Charlotte

  • 10828 Providence Road, Charlotte

Harris Teeter: All stores will open at their regular time and close at 7 p.m. Christmas Eve. Stores are closed Christmas Day. Numerous locations throughout the Charlotte metro.

Lidl: Most stores will close at 6 p.m. Christmas Eve and remain closed through Christmas Day.

  • 8930 Christenbury Parkway, Concord

  • 9318 Monroe Road, Charlotte

Publix: Stores will open at their regular time and close at 7 p.m. Christmas Eve. All stores are closed Christmas Day. Numerous locations throughout the Charlotte metro.

Sam’s Club: Stores will be open until 6 p.m. Christmas Eve and closed Christmas Day.

  • 8909 JW Clay Boulevard, Charlotte

Target: Most stores will close at 8 p.m. Christmas Eve. All stores are closed Christmas Day. Numerous locations throughout the Charlotte metro.

Trader Joe’s: All stores will close at 6 p.m. Christmas Eve. Stores are closed Christmas Day.

  • 1820 E. Arbors Drive, Charlotte

  • 1133 Metropolitan Avenue, Charlotte

  • 6418 Rea Road, Charlotte

Walgreen’s: Selected locations are open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Christmas Day. Call ahead to confirm hours with your local store. Numerous locations throughout the Charlotte metro.

Walmart: Most stores will be open until 6 p.m. Christmas Eve. All stores are closed Christmas Day. Numerous locations throughout the Charlotte metro.

Whole Foods: Most stores will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Christmas Eve. All stores are closed Christmas Day.

  • 400 E. Stonewall Street, Charlotte

  • 6610 Fairview Road, Charlotte

  • 7221 Waverly Walk Avenue, Charlotte

  • 9129 Sam Furr Road, Huntersville

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This article originally appeared on the Charlotte Patch