Target Hours New Year’s Day 2016-17: Are Target Stores Open Today?


Target stores is an American based retail store chain. The brand commenced its operations in Canada in March 2013 and since then, has grown to over 1,934 stores in North America and 127 in Canada.

Target caters to clothing, shoes, accessories, furniture, patio and garden, Christmas, electronics, sports, beauty, personal care, household essentials and luggage amongst other products. The official website also features deals, weekly ads, gift cards and other essentials.

Like many other outlets, Target hours on New Year’s Day shall also differ due to the holiday season. Given below are the timings and details for Target stores on New Year’s.

Is Target open on New Year’s Day?

Target’s regular store hours are from 8 am to 10 pm from Sunday to Thursday and 8 am to 11 pm on Friday and Saturday.

Target has decided to extend its shopping hours for the holiday season. On New Year’s Eve (Saturday, December 31st) Target store hours shall be from 8 am to 10 pm. On the following day i.e. New Year’s Day (Sunday, January 1st), Target stores shall be operational from 8 am to 10 pm.

Thus, Target’s hours today shall function as per regular working hours, however, due to holiday rush, it is advisable to call check before heading to a particular store. The official website also features a list of stores for customers’ convenience.

Other popular store timings for New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day:

Though Walmart stores have fluctuating timings for the holiday season, most of its 24-hour outlets shall function as per regular business hours. Similarly, Toys “R” Us shall also operate as per regular timings, with some locations winding up sooner.

McDonald’s will open late but close as usual while Chipotle, Sam’s Club, Costco and Trader’s Joe shall all be closed on New Year’s Day. Best Buy, Bed Bath and Beyond and BJ’s will all shut early than usual, at about 7 p.m.

However, with all major brands having multiple outlets in many cities, it is better to contact the store you are heading to, to clarify working hours and timings.

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