Safeway Hours on Christmas Eve & Day 2016

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Safeway Christmas hours (Getty)

It’s the most wonderful time of year, and it’s also the time when you buy last-minute Christmas gifts and last-minute ingredients for those Christmas Day recipes. Unfortunately, your options are pretty limited today. Is Safeway one of the stores that’s open this year?

Yes, most Safeway stores are open on Christmas Eve until about 7 or 8 p.m. local time. But most Safeway stores are closed on Christmas Day. Christmas is the only holiday of the year where Safeway stores are consistently closed. However, there are sometimes a few locations that choose to stay open. To know for certain, you should call your local Safeway and check on their hours.

Some potential customers aren’t too happy about Safeway’s hours:

And some stores closed earlier than their posted hours, because of the holiday:

By the way — if you’re lucky enough to find a Safeway that’s open, they’re selling giant bears. This is a perfect last-minute Christmas gift:


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