Target Hours: Is Target Open on New Year’s Day?


All the shopaholics get ready with your New Year shopping list. The second-largest discount store retailer in the United States, Target, will remain open on New Year’s Day! At this store you can get everything from food and clothing, to furniture and household items.

The store remains closed only on two days—Easter Sunday and Christmas Day, but none of the Target stores has a specific store hour schedule. There are days when hours vary from the typical schedule from location to location. Some of the Target stores stay open for as long as 24 hours!

Weekday and weekend hours may differ depending on the store as well. You can refer to their online store locator tool and after finding the store near you, you can see their hours of operation.

Generally, Target’s hours of operation are:

Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. or 11:00 p.m.
Sunday: 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

That being said, you can always call and confirm the business hours of a particular store.

New Year Eve and Day Hours

Saturday, December 31

Target stores are open on New Year’s Eve from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

On New Year’s Day Target stores will have extended hours of operation.

Sunday, January 1

Target stores business hours on New Year’s Day 2017 is 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. The stores in larger cities may have slightly extended hours unlike those stores in smaller towns which may have slightly shortened hours.

If you are looking forward to shopping at Target, you can always try and save money with some simple tips and tricks. You can check online for clearance items or weekly sale items. Target accepts manufacturer coupons for both regular priced and sale items, and you can check out their store coupons to save even more money.

If you bought any item a few days prior to the start of the sale, you can show the receipt for the item and Target will refund you the difference for the week that it’s on sale. It is applicable only for items purchased from a few days to a week before the sale.

If you find another store offering an item for a few dollars cheaper, Target will grant you that price.

With these simple money-saving shopping tips, we are sure your shopping experience at Target for New Year’s Eve and Day will be more enjoyable.



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