McDonald’s Christmas Day & Eve 2022 Holiday Hours: Is It Open or Closed?

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Is McDonald’s open or closed on Christmas Day and Christmas Eve 2022? What are the holiday hours for McDonald’s in 2022?

Heavy reached out to McDonald’s public relations office to inquire on the franchise’s holiday hours for Christmas Day and Christmas Eve 2022.

It turns out that most McDonald’s restaurants in the United States remain open on the holidays, so you’re unlikely to find a McDonald’s closed. However, it’s possible this could vary by location. You can find the McDonald’s website, including deals, here.

Here’s what you need to know:

McDonald’s Says Most of Its U.S. Restaurants ‘Are Open on Holidays’

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McDonald’s says most McDonald’s restaurants remain open on all holidays. “Hours vary by location, but most McDonald’s in the U.S. are open on holidays, and consumers can use the store locator tool to confirm.” Find the store locator for McDonald’s here.

McDonald’s is the only franchise that is open on holidays, although some other major chains have slightly different plans. For example, Walgreens is open on regular hours on Christmas Eve. “Walgreens will be open during regular business hours. Pharmacy hours vary by location, customers may check their local pharmacy hours using our store locator. All 24-hour locations will remain open 24 hours,” that chain’s PR office told Heavy.

As for Christmas Day? “Most Walgreens stores will be open with adjusted operating hours from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. 24-hour Walgreens locations and 24-hour pharmacies will continue to remain open. Customers can check their local store hours using our store locator.”

Target is not open on Christmas Day but is open on Christmas Eve. Find Target’s holiday hours here.

However, other chains, like Chick-fil-A are closed on Christmas Day 2022. The restaurants are open on Christmas Eve 2022.

Looking for Last-Minute Christmas 2022 Shopping Ideas?


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Heavy has rounded up a number of Christmas shopping guides that you might find useful when trying to get last-minute Christmas gifts. You can find Heavy’s shopping guides here.

In addition to lists of gifts, some of Heavy’s shopping guides include tips for things like holiday hairdos. In this shopping guide, Heavy rounds up the 101 best gifts for seniors over the holidays. This guide rounds up the hottest gifts for Christmas 2022. This guide provides the best luxury gifts under $50 for Christmas. This guide has some gift ideas for your daughter-in-law.

What about making a Christmas Eve box? This is an idea taking on popularity around the world, where you fill a box with smaller items for loved ones. Here is a guide on how to do that and what to put in it. Here’s a list of affordable Christmas gifts for under $20 because inflation is causing almost everything to tighten their budgets this years.

CNet has rounded up a list of last-minute impulse buys at Target for those needing Christmas 2022 gifts. The list contains everything from an electric popcorn maker to toys.

Maybe you just want to settle in and watch a Christmas movie this holiday? Here’s a story about the first Hallmark Christmas movie of 2023.

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