These New Jersey grocery stores will be open on Thanksgiving Day 2022

Guaranteed, this happens to someone, somewhere, every year. It’s Thanksgiving, early enough that no one is ready for dinner, but the hour is approaching — maybe a couple of hours or so before the finishing touches need to be on the table.

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And then it suddenly occurs to someone that someone forgot a can of cranberry sauce or the cool whip or the tiny marshmallows that go on top of the sweet potato casserole. It’s always something so simple and yet so crucial! Your mother or wife is crawling around in the kitchen. Panic ensues.

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“Are any shops open?! Dinner time is in 2 hours! Who has their shoes on? Where are the keys? Someone has to run to the store – quick! How can we have turkey and stuffing without cranberry sauce!?”

Don’t worry. Some shops will be open on Thanksgiving if you need them. The only thing is you have to be there before they close due to adjusted holiday periods.

To save yourself the manic, frantic drive across town from store to store, let’s take a look at the stores that will be open on Thanksgiving Day 2022 in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Acme Markets

Acme stores are open from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Huge grocery stores

Huge grocery stores are open from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Better be there early!


ShopRite’s holiday schedule says stores will be open for regular opening hours on Thanksgiving, but check with your local store! Local shops have the right to change their opening hours if they deem it necessary.

Stop & Shop

Some locations in New Jersey will be open until 3 p.m on Thanksgiving. Others may be open at regular times. Call ahead and check!


Most Wegman stores are open until 4 p.m.

whole food

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Whole Foods will be open from 7 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Just to be safe, remember to call the car ahead of time to make sure your shop is open.

And in case you’re wondering, shops like Trader Joe’s, Aldi, Target, and Walmart will be closed on Thanksgiving.

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