WAMU 88.5 : News

Filed Under:

What Time Does Giant, Safeway, Harris Teeter, Etc. Close On Thanksgiving?

Did you forget the cranberry sauce? Did the person you assigned to bring mashed potatoes put onions or something else "yucky" in them that your kids won't eat? Or maybe your dog chowed down on the corner of the pie that you thought you put out of reach. 

No matter what happens, many D.C. area residents may find themselves needing to run out for a last minute item at the grocery store on Thanksgiving. But will it be open? WAMU 88.5 tracked down the holiday hours of the region's major grocery chains so you don't have to. See below: 

  • Safeway: All area stores open from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. 
  • Giant: All stores open 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thanksgiving
  • Harris Teeter: All stores opening at normal weekday times, closing at 2 p.m.
  • Food Lion: All stores open 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Wegmans: All stores open 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
  • Trader Joe's: CLOSED

As for Whole Foods, they had to make it complicated and allow each individual store to decide their hours on their on:

  • P Street: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Foggy Bottom: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Georgetown: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Tenleytown: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Friendship Heights: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Arlington: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Old Town: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Tysons: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Vienna: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Springfield: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Reston: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Fair Lakes: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Silver Spring: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Bethesda: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Rockville: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Kentlands/Gaithersburg: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
NPR

Far From 'Infinitesimal': A Mathematical Paradox's Role In History

It seems like a simple question: How many parts can you divide a line into? The troublesome answer was square at the root of two of Europe's greatest social crises.
NPR

Soup to Nuts, Restaurants Smoke It All

While you won't find cigarettes in restaurants anymore, some smoking isn't banned. It's not just meat, either; it's hot to smoke just about anything edible.
WAMU 88.5

Virginia Remains At Odds With Feds On Medicaid Expansion

Lawmakers in Virginia continue to resist the $9.6 billion Medicaid expansion on offer from the federal government as part of the Affordable Care Act.

NPR

Watch For The Blind Lets You Feel Time Passing

A new watch allows the blind to feel time on their wrists. Designer Hyungsoo Kim tells NPR's Wade Goodwyn his watch allows users to tell time accurately without revealing their disabilities.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.