Whether retail stores will open or close on Thanksgiving has been a hot button issue the last couple of years. Some people will argue that it's a family holiday, and plenty of shopping can be done online or on Black Friday. But others enjoy the thrill of eating your turkey dinner, then heading out to the nearest retail outlet for some serious bargain hunting.

BestBlackFriday.com has once again compiled a list of retail locations that will close on Thanksgiving Day, which is Thursday, November 28th this year. (2019). They are constantly updating their list of confirmed closings, so check back as we get closer to the actual holiday. Check out the stores below, and make your shopping plans accordingly. They also are keeping track of stores that will be open on Thanksgiving, for everyone wanting to get last minute supplies, or a jump on holiday treasure hunting.

  • Army and Airforce Exchange Service
  • A.C. Moore – (some stores open for Black Friday at 5 a.m.)
  • Academy Sports and Outdoors
  • Ace Hardware
  • Ann Taylor
  • BJ’s – (open for Black Friday at 7 a.m.)
  • Barnes and Noble – (open for Black Friday at 8 a.m.)
  • Bob’s Discount Furniture (open for Black Friday at 9 a.m.)
  • Burlington Coat Factory (open for Black Friday at 7 a.m.)
  • Costco
  • Fleet Farm – (open for Black Friday at 6 a.m.)
  • Guitar Center – (open for Black Friday at 7 a.m.)
  • Half-Price Books
  • Hobby Lobby – (open for Black Friday at 8 a.m.)
  • HomeGoods – (open for Black Friday at 7 a.m.)
  • Lowe’s – (open for Black Friday at 6 a.m.)
  • Marshalls – (open for Black Friday at 7 a.m.)
  • Menards
  • Neiman Marcus – (open for Black Friday at 8 a.m.)
  • Office Depot (open for Black Friday at 8 a.m.)
  • OfficeMax (open for Black Friday at 8 a.m.)
  • Petco – (open for Black Friday at 8 a.m.)
  • Petsmart
  • REI (closed on Black Friday)
  • Sam’s Club
  • Sierra Trading Post – (open for Black Friday at 7 a.m.)
  • Staples – (open for Black Friday at 7 a.m.)
  • Stein Mart
  • The Container Store
  • T.J.Maxx – (open for Black Friday at 7 a.m.)
  • True Value