Many Retailers Plan Closures Thanksgiving Weekend

People looking to get shopping done in the Casper area will want to avoid stores like Walmart on Thursday, November 25nd with a number of national retailers planning closures for Thanksgiving.

The holiday store closures are a dramatic turnaround from just a couple of years ago when retail stores would open early on Thanksgiving to attract holiday shopping traffic.

The Casper locations of the following national retailers and other businesses will be closed on Thanksgiving:
Walmart (both Casper locations)
Sam’s Club
Target
Best Buy
Home Depot
JCPenny
Kohl’s
DICK’s Sporting Goods
Bed Bath & Beyond
Macy’s
Petco
Ross Dress for Less
Marshall’s
FedEx Ship Center
Post offices will also be closed on Thanksgiving.

Not all chains will be closed on Thanksgiving.

People who still want to do some shopping this Thursday in Casper have the following options when it comes to local branches of national chains:
Big Lots: 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Walgreens: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Family Dollar: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Starbucks: Times vary by location
Dollar General: 7 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Retail stores that are closing on Thanksgiving will be open again for Black Friday in the Casper area.