List: Groceries open on Thanksgiving Day before Turkey Day

Many Jacksonville grocery stores, including all Publix and Winn Dixie stores, will be closed for Thanksgiving. However, some options are available.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — It’s a mistake every family makes once.

It’s Thanksgiving and everything seems to be going perfectly, then suddenly you realize there’s an ingredient you forgot.

If your first choice is Publix or Winn-Dixie, you’re out of luck. Both stores and Winn-Dixie’s partner store, Harvey’s, will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. The same goes for Target, ALDI, Trader Joe’s and even Walmart.

However, you live along the First Coast, options are available to you. Below is a list of grocery stores that are open on Thanksgiving Day (and those that aren’t).

Open Thanksgiving Day

  • The Fresh Market (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
  • Rowe’s IGA (7 a.m. – 3 p.m.)
  • Germs (7 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
  • Whole Foods – The chain says holiday hours may be limited and vary by location
  • Sav-A-Lot (location and hours may vary)
  • CVS – CVS pharmacies open 24 hours a day will maintain their usual hours
  • Land rate (from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.)
  • General Dollar (7 a.m. to 10 p.m.)
  • Kroger Operated Stores (Kroger, Ralphs, Fred Meyer, King Soopers, Smith’s, etc.): Hours vary by location.
  • Walgreens (9 a.m. to 6 p.m.)

Closed Thanksgiving Day

  • Publix
  • Winn Dixie
  • walmart
  • Target
  • sam’s club
  • Costco
  • Wholesale BJ’s
  • Trader Joe’s
  • At Harvey’s
  • Freshfield Farms

Of course, when desperate times call for desperate measures, you can always buy small things like milk, bread, salt and pepper, beer and wine at many gas stations.

You can also check out travel stops like Love’s or Buc’ees if you live nearby for a bit more choice.

And if all else fails, click this link for restaurants taking Thanksgiving orders.