70 Stores That Will Be Closed on Thanksgiving Day

A record number of stores have confirmed closures for the holiday.

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As more and more consumers do their shopping on Black Friday, some retailers have extended the deals through the holiday weekend, including on Thanksgiving Day. But this year, a record number of stores have already confirmed they'll be closed on Thanksgiving, which falls on Thursday, November 22.

compiled a list of the stores that have announced closures so far, including department stores, grocery stores, and more. As Phillip Dengler, head of editorial and content marketing for the site told , the current count is the highest it's ever been at this time of year. According to BestBlackFriday.com, some companies cited family time as the primary reason for shutting their doors for the day.

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Here's the complete list, along with others that Ikaroo.info has independently confirmed. Plus, see which restaurants are open and closed for Thanksgiving.

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Grocery Stores Closed on Thanksgiving

In a perfect world, you'd get all the ingredients for Thanksgiving dinner in the days before. But if you forgot something, skip these supermarkets, which are closed for Turkey Day.

  • Publix
  • ALDI
  • Stonewall Kitchen

    Membership Stores Closed on Thanksgiving

    Make sure to stock up for the season ahead of time. These clubs halt for the holiday.

    • BJ’s Wholesale Club
    • Costco
    • Sam’s Club
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      Home Improvement Stores Closed on Thanksgiving

      Put the projects on the back burner—at least for the time being! Here's which hardware and home improvement stores will shut their doors on Thursday, November 22.

      • Ace Hardware
      • Acme Tools
      • Harbor Freight Tools
      • Home Depot
      • Lowe’s
      • Tractor Supply Co.

        Craft Stores Closed on Thanksgiving

        Fingers crossed you already got the materials for your DIY Thanksgiving centerpiece. And Christmas crafts can commence after Thanksgiving's over, can't they?

        • A.C. Moore
        • Craft Warehouse
        • Hobby Lobby
        • Jo-Ann Stores

          Clothing/Department Stores Closed on Thanksgiving

          Black Friday's a better day to browse the racks anyway. Today, focus on filling out that waistband!

          • Allen Edmonds
          • Dillard’s
          • dressbarn
          • H&M
          • Marshalls
          • Burlington
          • Christopher & Banks
          • Nordstrom
          • Nordstrom Rack
          • Patagonia
          • Stein Mart
          • The Paper Store
          • TJ Maxx
          • Trollbeads
          • Von Maur
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            Electronics Stores Closed on Thanksgiving

            Accidentally drop your phone into a big pot of gravy? Your help desk session will have to wait. These providers and electronics stores will be closed for the holiday.

            • Abt Electronics
            • Apple
            • AT&T
            • P.C. Richard & Son
            • Sprint (retail stores closed, but mall kiosks may be open)

              Office Supplies Stores Closed on Thanksgiving

              Most people are out of office on Thanksgiving Day, and so are the employees at these supply stores.

              • Office Depot
              • OfficeMax
              • Staples

                Music Stores Closed on Thanksgiving

                Save instrument-shopping for Black Friday, and groove to the tunes on our Thanksgiving playlist instead.

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                • Music & Arts
                • Guitar Center
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                  Home Furnishing Stores Closed on Thanksgiving

                  Between fall decor and the heavenly smells coming from the kitchen, your house is probably already as cozy as it's going to get.

                  • At Home
                  • Bob’s Discount Furniture
                  • Cost Plus World Market
                  • Crate and Barrel
                  • Gardner-White Furniture
                  • HomeGoods
                  • Homesense
                  • IKEA
                  • Lamps Plus
                  • Mattress Firm
                  • Pier 1 Imports
                  • Raymour & Flanigan
                  • Sur La Table
                  • The Container Store
                  • West Elm

                    Sporting Goods Stores Closed on Thanksgiving

                    Suit up for the turkey trot with the gear you have at home. These sports shops won't be running on Thanksgiving Day.

                    • Academy Sports + Outdoors
                    • Big 5 Sporting Goods
                    • Blain’s Farm & Fleet
                    • Fleet Farm
                    • REI
                    • Sierra Trading Post
                    • Sportsman’s Warehouse
                    • West Marine

                      Bookstores Closed on Thanksgiving

                      Reading's a great activity while you're digesting that dinner, but don't run out to these stores to buy the latest books.

                      • Barnes & Noble
                      • Half Price Books

                        Pet Stores Closed on Thanksgiving

                        Fetch any last-minute dog or cat needs elsewhere. Life's ruff!

                        • Petco
                        • PetSmart

                          Other Stores Closed on Thanksgiving

                          Both the auto shop Pep Boys and the kids' store American Girl will be closed for the holiday.

                          • Pep Boys
                          • American Girl
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