Labor Day weekend is basically the last time everyone has their last hurrah in the summer before the kids go back to school. Since it is a national holiday, plenty of businesses are closed, like the US Postal Service, banks, liquor stores, and even Costco. For some people, it’s just another weekend, and they need to get their errands done before the work week begins. Plenty of parents need to rush out to get the kids school supplies and new first-day outfits. Check out this list of 40 retail chains that are staying open this Labor Day so you don’t accidentally show up to a store that’s closed.
CVS Pharmacy gives more than just medication. They are basically a fully stocked convenience store. If you need anything from CVS, you should be happy to learn that it is open on Labor Day.
Maybe you have heard about Popeye’s new chicken sandwich, and it’s causing waves on social media. Yes, it’s delicious, but many locations are running out of chicken faster than they can accommodate the long lines. If you want to jump on the chicken sandwich bandwagon, you can show up to Popeye’s on Labor Day and try it for yourself.
Labor Day weekend is a popular time for a lot of people to do their home improvement projects. Since it’s the end of the summer, the weather is finally cooling down, and you can get a lot more done compared to the peak of summer’s sweltering heat. So it only makes sense that Home Depot is taking advantage of the situation, and staying open on Labor Day.
We all know that Whole Foods is not the cheapest place in the world to shop for groceries. But on a holiday like Labor Day, you just might be in the mood to splurge on some organic produce or vegan treats. Whole Foods is open on Labor Day during their normal business hours.
If you get hungry on Labor Day and you really need a snack, you will be happy to know that all 7-Eleven convenience stores are open. If your nearby location is normally 24-hours, just double check to be sure if their hours have been reduced for the holiday.
If you need to find some back-to-school supplies like pens, pencils, notebooks, and planners, you should be happy to know that Staples is open on Labor Day. They usually have some amazing sales, too, so be sure to check them out.
Walmart has pretty much anything you could ever need from supplies to go to the beach to food for your Labor Day party. Walmart will be open on Labor Day, but you may need to double-check your 24-hour locations to see if they close early for the holiday.
Humans are not the only ones who might need some last-minute products. If you need to get something for your dogs and cats, you will be happy to learn that Petsmart is open on Labor Day. Just double-check to see if your nearby location has reduced their hours for the holiday.
Going back-to-school shopping? High School and College students will love going to H&M for their affordable clothing. Lucky for them, they can still go to H&M on Labor Day, and it is likely to be jam-packed in your local shopping mall.
It should not come as a surprise to anyone that McDonald’s is still open on Labor Day. However, you may want to double-check with some of your 24-hour locations that may reduce their hours for the holiday.
Whether you need some last-minute items for the beach, or you need to rush out to get school supplies for the kids, a lot of people are going to be hoping to go to Target. Thankfully, you will see that it’s open on Labor Day, and you can stay on schedule getting everything you need.
You might get hungry after all of your shopping sprees on Labor Day. Wendy’s is open, so you can get your hamburgers, fries, and frosties. If you have not been to Wendy’s in a while, you may be surprised to see that the vast majority of the restaurants have had a face lift. Many of them now have fireplaces and upgraded seating areas, which makes it feel much more luxurious and cozy inside.
We all know that Sears has declared bankruptcy, and many of their locations no longer exist. However, there are a few select locations that are still open across the US in 2019. Before you go, check to make sure that your local store is still around. If so, they should be open for Labor day.
Kohl’s department store is a favorite among moms who want to exchange their Kohl’s Cash to get their kids clothes for school from brands like Nike and Adidas. Luckily, they are open on Labor Day, so it’s totally possible for parents to get some new outfits for their little ones.
If you are a college student or teacher looking to start a new school year on a good foot, you may want to shop for clothes at T.J. Maxx. They have clothes for women at great prices, and they just so happen to be open on Labor Day.
There is almost nothing more satisfying than getting some ice cream after spending a long time out in the summer heat. You and your kids should both be happy to know that Carvel Ice Cream is open on Labor Day.
Williams Sonoma sells upscale kitchen items. It’s really only popular among professional chefs and amateurs who love cooking gourmet in their spare time. If you have recently moved in the summer, and you are looking for a new appliance or kitchen item, you might really want to get something at Williams Sonoma on Labor Day. Guess what? It’s open! Now you can cook to your heart’s content.
New leases for apartment typically end in the summer, so you just might be one of the many people who are looking to furnish a new house or apartment in August and September. Never fear, because West Elm will be open on Labor Day, and they even have great sales to celebrate the holiday.
One of the most popular things to do on Labor Day is go to the beach. After all, it is the last weekend where many people can actually spend time enjoying the hot summer weather. Just remember that your local area may charge for beach tags.
If you are looking to travel on Labor Day, you won’t have to worry about catching a train. Amtrak is open and running on the holiday, so you can get to your friends and family at the end of the long weekend.
The Gap sells a lot of basics that are perfect for the new school year. Some locations even offer items for school uniforms. Lucky for you, The Gap will be open on Labor Day, so it’s possible to get last-minute items for your kids.
If you are a teacher who is looking to find some back-to-school outfits, or a fashion conscious college student, you will be happy to know that J. Crew and the J. Crew outlet locations will be open on Labor Day.
If you are looking to get out of the house and go on a shopping spree, you’re in luck. Most shopping mall locations across the United States will be open on Labor Day. In fact, many of the stores will have Labor Day sales.
If you are looking to get clothes, accessories, and home goods that are a bit more fashionable than what you can get at other places, don’t worry. Nordstrom and Nordstrom Rack are both open on Labor Day.
The beginning of September is always a popular time for college students to move into their dorms and apartments. If you waited until the very last minute to get your furniture, don’t worry. Ikea will be open on Labor Day.
If you grew up on the east coast, you have probably gone to Wawa at least once in your life. The store is famous for being open 24/7 to get gas, snacks, and great sandwiches. Lucky for you, Labor Day is no exception. You will still be able to get your Wawa fix.
If you are back-to-school shopping with your kids, they most likely will want to go to American Eagle Outfitters. Lucky for you, all locations are going to be open on Labor Day, and many of them may even have good sales to match. If you want to save even more money, check out your local American Eagle Outlets.
If you can’t get ahold of the new Popeye’s sandwich, you could always drive to Chick-Fil-A. However, if you’re a fan of Chick-Fil-A, you already know that they are always closed on Sundays. So there is at least one day on your Labor Day weekend where you won’t be able to go there.
Many cities and towns decide to have a Labor Day celebration. Unlike Memorial Day and the Fourth of July, there is never usually a parade. But your local area might have a free outdoor concert, carnival, or other family-friendly events. Check out your local Parks and Recreation webpage for more details. Or, drive to the nearest city, and they are likely to have some fun events lined up.
Denny’s restaurants are famously known for being a diner that is open 24/7 in most locations. If you and your family are looking for a place to get some delicious breakfast at affordable prices, you can count on Denny’s to be open on Labor Day.