Many grocery stores closing early, department store opening late on Thanksgiving

If you run out of stuffing or need to pick up a pumpkin pie on Thanksgiving day, you’ll need to head out early as many of the major grocery chains have shorter hours than usual.

Three exceptions are Walmart, Safeway and H Mart, which are open regular hours. Walmart (1400 164th St. SW.) and Walmart Neighborhood Market (17222 Highway 99) are both open 24 hours a day. Safeway (19715 Highway 99, 14826 Highway 99) will be open from 5 a.m.-1 a.m. H Mart (3301 184th St. SW.) will be open from 8 a.m.-9:30 p.m.

Fred Meyer (4615 196th St. SW., 2902 164th St. SW.) is open from 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Albertson’s (19500 Highway 99) will be open from 6 a.m.-4 p.m. QFC (17525 Highway 99, 7500 196th St SW) will close at 6 p.m. (otherwise open 24 hours).

Whole Foods (2800 196th St. SW.) will be open until 3 p.m.

As for department stores, Target (18305 Alderwood Mall Pkwy.) and Kohl’s (18405 Alderwood Mall Pkwy.) will be opening at 8 p.m. Walmart (1400 164th St. SW.) already will be open but its Black Friday deals will start at 6 p.m. JC Penney and Sears at Alderwood Mall (3000 184th St. SW) will be opening at 8 p.m.

Best Buy (19225 Alderwood Mall Pkwy.) is open at 6 p.m. Toys R Us (18601 Alderwood Mall Blvd.) will be open at 5 p.m.

Finally, most Starbucks locations will be open, though hours may vary.

Story was updated at 10 a.m. Thursday. 






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