Thursday, June 30 2022

ORANGE COUNTY, CA – What’s open and closed this New Year’s Day? Some grocery chains are open while the majority will be closed for the holidays. As a federal holiday since 1885, all “non-essential” federal offices are closed.

City hall offices and public works will be closed.

Postal service will be interrupted on New Year’s Day.

Social Security offices will be closed.

Trash collection and street sweeping services will be delayed one day, according to CR&R and Waste Management OC.

Store hours may vary from city to city due to the New Year holidays, but for the most part your favorite big box stores will open in 2022.

Want to spend those gift cards?

  • Best Buy: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Dick’s Sporting Goods: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Hobby Lobby: 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Home Depot: 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Ikea: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Kohl’s: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Lowe’s: 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Macy’s: Holiday Hours (check store)
  • Nordström: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Stock up on resolution-worthy groceries at:

  • Albertsons: Store hours vary by location.
  • Aldi: Stores close at 7 p.m. on Fridays and are closed on New Year’s Day.
  • Costco: Most clubs are open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays and are closed on New Years Day. Call ahead to confirm hours with your local store.
  • CVS: Many locations, including 24-hour locations, will be open normal hours on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day; however, some pharmacies may have reduced hours or be closed for holidays. Customers are encouraged to call ahead to confirm times at their preferred locations.
  • Pavilion’s: Stores will be open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. on New Year’s Day and New Year’s Day.
  • Ralphs: Varies by location.
  • Rite Aid: most locations will be open on New Years Eve and some stores will be open on New Years Day; however, times will vary. Call ahead to confirm.
  • Sam’s Club: closes at 6 p.m. on Fridays; closed on New Year’s Day.
  • Target: Stores open 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday; 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. on New Year’s Day.
  • Trader Joe’s: Stores close at 5 p.m. on Fridays and are closed on New Year’s Day.
  • Walgreens: Walgreens stores will be open during regular business hours on New Year’s Eve. Pharmacy hours vary by location. On New Year’s Day, most Walgreens stores will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 24-hour Walgreens branches and 24-hour pharmacies will remain open.
  • Walmart: Regular hours.
  • Whole Foods: Stores will be open on New Year’s Eve, but hours will vary by location. Call your favorite store ahead of time to confirm hours. All stores are closed on New Year’s Day.

If you’re going out to eat, call ahead and make sure your favorite family restaurant is open on New Year’s Day.

These restaurants declared themselves open on New Year’s Day 2022:

  • Cheesecake Factory: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Courthouse: 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Happy New Year 2022! and have a wonderful new year!


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