After ringing in the new year with the best countdown party, a festive NYE dinner, and countless glasses of bubbly, you might be wondering what to do when you wake up the next morning on the first day of 2020. After all, what you do on the first day of the new year might set the tone for the rest of the year — which is exactly why you might want to stock up on all the essentials for 2020 as early as possible. You may want to get a head start on your healthy eating resolutions or shop for some New Year’s good-luck foods to bring you good fortune in 2020, and everyone knows that superstores like Walmart are some of the best places to get just about anything you need. So, is Walmart open on New Year’s Day in 2020?
Luckily, we’ve gathered all the information you might need for when you want to head to Walmart on January 1 — including whether it offers limited hours for the holiday this year. Read on below to find out whether you can drop by the popular superstore chain on New Year’s Day so you can get an early start on all your resolutions for 2020!
Will Walmart Be Open on New Year’s Day?
Good news, shoppers — the superstore will be open for New Year’s Day! Good Housekeeping reached out to Walmart regarding their hours on January 1, and was told by a spokesperson that “Walmart stores will remain open during normal hours of operation.” As always, though, hours may vary by location, so we recommend calling ahead to your local Walmart or checking the store finder available on the website to verify your local store’s hours.
What Other Stores Will Be Open on New Year’s Day?
Other than Walmart, there are many other stores and shops that will also have their doors open during New Year’s, so you can shop to your heart’s content come January 1. And if you’re also looking for a bite to eat after a day of shopping, there are plenty of restaurants that will be open on New Year’s — including McDonald’s, Olive Garden, and The Cheesecake Factory. Many Starbucks locations will also be open on New Year’s Day, so you can get your much-needed caffeine fix for the first day of 2020 before heading to Walmart.
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