LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thanksgiving is coming up soon, and people in Los Angeles are busy making plans for the perfect holiday meal. It’s easy to forget one or two things on our grocery lists when we’re in a hurry to make a big Christmas meal for the whole family. Many grocery stores in California will be open on Thanksgiving Day, so you can get those rolls or cans of cranberry sauce that you forgot.
Here are the hours of grocery stores that will be open and those that will not be on Thanksgiving Day. As usual, Patch tells you to call your local store ahead of time to confirm its hours. On Thursday, all Trader Joe’s stores will be closed.
Ralphs: Ralphs stores will close at 10 p.m. on Thanksgiving, and pharmacies will be closed all day. Most stores will be open on Thanksgiving Day, but their hours will be different. In Los Angeles, most stores will be open from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. Some pharmacies will also be shut down or have different hours.
Costco: On Thursday, Costco stores will be closed.
CVS: On Thanksgiving, all of the stores that are open 24 hours a day will be open as usual. The 5 p.m. closing time for CVS Pharmacy locations that aren’t open 24 hours a day. During the holiday, some pharmacies may have shorter hours or be closed. The company says to call ahead to make sure the store is open.
On Thanksgiving Day, the store will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The wine bar will be closed on Thursday. Grocery Outlet Bargain Market: From 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., most Grocery Outlet stores in California will be open.
Kroger: Stores will be open, but store hours will depend on where you are. Call ahead to check the store’s hours.
Rite Aid: Most Rite Aid stores will be open on Thanksgiving, but hours will vary from store to store. Customers should look at the Rite Aid website to find out what time their local store is open.
Safeway: Most stores will be open on Thanksgiving, but their hours will be different. Some pharmacies will also be shut down or have different hours. Customers should call their local store to find out when it is open.
Stater Bros.: On Thanksgiving Day, all stores in California will be open from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Supermarkets in Vallarta: In California, most supermarkets are open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Vons stores will be open from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thanksgiving.
Walgreens: Most Walgreens stores will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. Walgreens stores and pharmacies that are open 24/7 will be open, as will a few other pharmacies with limited hours. Customers should double-check the hours of their local store before going out.
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