Easter has arrived and whether you want to do some last-minute shopping or grab a bite to eat, consumers have plenty of shopping and dining options on Sunday.

Many national retailers, supermarkets and restaurant chains are open on Easter Sunday, albeit with limited hours. A few businesses, such as Costco, Target and Aldi, will be closed.

This year Easter falls on Sunday, March 31. The date the holiday is celebrated changes depending on the year, as it is one of many “movable feasts” in the liturgical year, according to the History Channel. Other examples are Ash Wednesday and Palm Sunday.

This holiday is important to millions of people around the world who follow the Christian faith because it celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ after the forty-day period known as Lent.

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s open and closed on Sunday, March 31. It is best to check with your local store or restaurant online before leaving home as opening hours and closures may vary by location.

Why does Easter change every year? Here you can see how the date has been determined historically.

Is Walmart open on Easter?

Walmart stores will be open normal hours on Easter, the company told USA TODAY.

Is Target open on Easter?

All Target stores will be closed on Sunday, March 31, a company spokesperson confirmed to USA TODAY.

Are Costco or Sam’s Club open on Easter?

No, both Costco and Sam’s Club warehouses are closed for Easter.

Are CVS, Walgreens and Rite Aid open on Easter?

  • Many CVS stores will be open for regular hours on Easter, but some stores may be closed or have reduced hours. Check with your local pharmacy for specific holiday hours. You can find your local CVS Pharmacy using the company’s store locator.
  • Walgreens will be open regular hours.
  • Rite Aid locations are open regular hours.

Are Home Depot, Lowe’s or Ace Hardware open on Easter?

  • Home Depot stores will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, March 31, the company confirmed to USA TODAY.
  • Lowe’s stores are closed.
  • Ace Hardware stores are independently owned and operated, so hours vary by location. Customers are encouraged to contact their local store to confirm Easter opening times.

Are banks, post offices, UPS and FedEx open on Easter?

US Postal Service facilities will be closed to retail transactions and there will be no regular residential or business mail deliveries on Sunday, March 31, the USPS confirmed to USA TODAY in an emailed statement. The agency did say that Priority Mail Express is delivered 365 days a year, including Sundays.

UPS and FedEx Collection and delivery services are not available at Easter. According to the company’s website, UPS store locations may be closed and FedEx office hours will also change.

Some national bank branches will be closed on Easter because it falls on a Sunday.

  • Branches of JPMorgan Chase which would normally be open on Sundays will be closed on Easter, the company told USA TODAY.
  • Wells Fargo has a number of locations that are open on Sundays and those locations will be open on Sunday, March 31, the company told USA TODAY. Customers can visit for real-time information on branch hours.
  • bank of America Financial centers are always closed on Sundays, even on non-holidays, so they won’t be open on Easter, the company told USA TODAY.
  • All Capital One branch and café locations are open according to regular opening hours on Good Friday and Easter, with the exception of three locations in shopping centers.

Restaurants open at Easter 2024

The following restaurants are Open on March 31. Hours are shown for companies that provided them.

  • McDonald’s
  • Starbucks
  • Dunkin’
  • Cracker barrel
  • Wendy’s
  • Golden Corral
  • Olive garden
  • Longhorn Steakhouse: 11am to 10pm
  • Ruth’s Chris Steak House: 1:00 PM to 8:30 PM
  • From Applebee’s
  • red lobster
  • Buffalo wild wings
  • Texas Roadhouse
  • Fogo de Chão: 11am to 9pm
  • IHOP
  • KFC
  • Bojangles
  • Subway
  • Taco Bell

Chick-fil-A restaurants will be Closed on March 31, as it is a Sunday.

Supermarkets open at Easter 2024

Here you can see which supermarkets there are Open with Easter. The hours are listed for the companies that provided them.

  • Walmart
  • Most stores in the Kroger family of companies are open on Sundays (Baker’s, City Market, Dillons, Food 4 Less, Foods Co, Fred Meyer, Fry’s, Gerbes, Jay C Food Store, King Soopers, Kroger, Mariano’s, Metro Market, Pay -Less Super Markets, Pick’n Save, QFC, Ralphs, Ruler, Smith’s Food and Drug).
  • Trader Joe’s
  • Food Lion
  • Whole Foods: Stores close at 6 p.m
  • Wegmans
  • Meijer
  • Harris Teeter
  • Sprouts
  • A majority of Albertson’s banner stores will be open through Easter (Safeway, Albertsons, Jewel-Osco, ACME, Vons and Tom Thumb).

Here you can see which supermarkets will be there Closed on March 31.

  • Costco
  • Sam’s club
  • Goal
  • Aldi
  • Publix
  • HAVE

Shops open at Easter 2024

The stores below will be Open on March 31. The hours are listed for the companies that provided them.

  • Home Depot: 8am to 6pm
  • Ace Hardware
  • Bass Pro Shops: 10am to 6pm
  • Cabela’s: 10am to 6pm
  • Ikea
  • PetCo
  • PetSmart: 11am to 6pm
  • H&M
  • Big Lot
  • Tractor Supply Co.: 9am to 6pm

The following stores are Closed on March 31.

  • Goal
  • TJ Maxx
  • Marshals
  • HomeGoods
  • Lowe’s
  • Macy’s
  • Kohl’s

Contributing: Olivia Munson, USA TODAY

Gabe Hauari is a national trending news reporter at USA TODAY. You can follow him on X @GabeHauari or email him at

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