It’s National Day of Mourning 2022! If you’re gathering with friends and family to celebrate the holiday but forgot important items at the grocery store, you’re in luck. Most grocery stores remain open today, although some are operating on more restricted schedules than usual.
Below is a summary of some of the largest grocery chains in the United States.
You can expect both Walmart and its subsidiary Sam’s Club to keep their doors open today.
According to Country Living, Walmart operates during normal business hours.
However, Sam’s Club locations will close earlier than normal, according to its website. Sam’s Club stores always close at 6:00 p.m. on Memorial Day, two hours earlier than usual.
If you’re travelling, you can find the nearest store to you and check exact opening hours using both retailers’ online search tools. Click here to find Walmart stores and here for Sam’s Club locations.
The Kroger is open at regular times on Memorial Day. Traditionally, Kroger only closes its doors once a year, on Christmas Day.
Kroger always posts any changes to his schedule in his weekly ads, which are distributed regionally. According to a roundup of regional ads on Kroger Addict, all of Kroger’s locations highlight “Great Memorial Day deals” but no change in hours.
Kroger operates under various brand names nationwide, as indicated on the company’s website. Businesses associated with Kroger include:
Find a Kroger store near you using Kroger’s locator tool here.
Costco is the only retailer on this list to be closed all day today for the Memorial Day holiday. The members-only camp closes each year for the following holidays, according to its website:
Albertsons and its subsidiaries, including Safeway and Vons, are open today, Today reports, and all are advertising Memorial Day deals on their respective websites. However, it’s a good idea to check with your local shop about changed opening times for the holiday season. Find Albertsons locations here, click here for Safeway stores and here for Vons.
Albertsons Companies is “one of the largest grocery and drug retailers in the United States,” according to its website. The retailer has locations in 35 states and Washington, DC, including:
The Ahold Delhaize company owns thousands of stores operating under 19 brand names, according to its website. According to Today, customers can expect the Food Lion and Stop & Shop brands to be open during regular business hours today.
Food Lion has more than 1,000 stores that serve “more than 10 million customers a week in 10 Southeast and Mid-Atlantic states,” according to its website. Find Food Lion locations here.
Stop & Shop stores are located in the Northeastern United States. Click here for locations.
The discount supermarket chain always stays open on Memorial Day but closes earlier than usual. Most locations close at 6pm today. Click here to check the ALDI in your area.
According to ALDI’s website, the discounter operates nearly 2,000 stores in 36 states and “is on track to become the third-largest grocery retailer by store count by the end of 2022.”
Publix stores will remain open for Memorial Day, Delish reports, but pharmacies are expected to be closed, according to Romper.
Publix operates nearly 1,300 stores in the southeastern United States, according to its website.
Find a Publix location here using its online search tool.
According to the company’s website, HEB will be open during regular hours on Memorial Day, as will curbside and home delivery services. Pharmacies are also open from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m
HEB operates hundreds of stores in Texas. Find a location near you here.