Costco is CLOSED on Christmas Day (Wednesday, December 25, 2013)

December 22nd, 2013 · No Comments

If you’ve been putting off all of your Christmas shopping until the very last possible moment, and if those shopping plans include Costco, you should keep their holiday schedule in mind so that you don’t get there to find the doors closed.  Costco will be CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED on Christmas Day (Wednesday, December 25, 2013).  If you’re in the UK, Costco will also be closed on Boxing Day (Thursday, December 26, 2013) too; this pertains to some of the locations in Canada and Australia too.  Costco stores will also be closing early on Christmas Eve (Tuesday, December 24, 2013) at 5 pm.  So, if you still need to get a gift or two, or perhaps some wrapping paper and ribbon, or maybe you need to pick up lots of goodies to make your big Christmas dinner, then you’ll need to get to Costco before they close early on Tuesday!

And I’m sure lots of other people will be out doing their last minute shopping as well, so keep that in mind, and try to remain in the holiday spirit. :-)  Or maybe, what I should say, is stay in the ideal holiday spirit and not the stressed out and cranky one that you might actually be in if you’re out shopping at the last minute!

Happy Holidays from Berlin!  (where I'll be spending Christmas)

Happy Holidays from Berlin! (where I’ll be spending Christmas)

Also, if you just want to do your normal shopping, Costco will resume their normal business hours after Christmas or Boxing Day, depending on your location.  For the full list of who is open when, I’ve got all the details listed below.

Holiday Hours & Closures:

  • Christmas Eve: Tuesday, December 24:
    • All US, UK, Canada, Australia stores open 9 am to 5 pm;
  • Christmas Day: Wednesday, December 25:
    • All US, UK, Canada, and Australia stores CLOSED.
  • Boxing Day: Thursday, December 26:
    • All UK stores CLOSED;
    • Australian stores in Canberra, Ringwood & Docklands open 9 am to 6 pm; Sydney and Casula locations CLOSED;
    • All Canada stores open 10 am to 6 pm; except Province of Quebec stores which are open 1 pm to 6 pm; Atlantic Provinces and Sudbury stores CLOSED.

I hope everyone has a great holiday filled with lots of wonderful gifts and treats from Costco!  I highly recommend the Kirkland Signature Chocolate Covered Almonds and the  Almond Toffee (neither of which I’ve reviewed yet but both are really delicious).  Merry Christmas, everyone!


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