These Stores Are Closed On Easter Sunday

Sunday is both Easter and April Fools Day (this also serves as your reminder not to believe anything you see on the internet this weekend). So before you plan your weekend shopping, be sure to check that stores will be open. We’ve rounded up a short list of national retailers that are closed for the holiday.


Yes, you’ll have to bulk up some other time. Costco observes the Easter holiday.

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Sam’s Club

Yep, this Walmart-owned warehouse store is also closed. BJ’s members, however, are in luck—the locations will be open for select hours.

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Be sure to get all the craft supplies for your DIYs in advance, because all Michaels locations are shuttered on Easter.

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JC Penney

You’ll have to save another day—JC Penney stores are closed for Easter Sunday.

Pier 1

Your global decor needs are just going to have to wait until Monday, since all Pier 1 stores are closed on Easter.


If you need to make a Target run, do it on Saturday. Even the bullseye is closed for Easter—though discounted Easter candy (the best day of the year) starts Monday, April 2.

If you have things to do that can’t wait, stores that are open include:

  • Home Depot
  • Lowe’s
  • World Market
  • Walmart
  • Kroger
  • Sears
  • Kmart
  • Sephora
  • PetSmart

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