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Are Target, Walmart, Costco stores open or closed on Easter Sunday 2014?

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What stores are open and closed on Easter Sunday 2014 is something that people are wondering about on this Easter Eve. People are wondering about their favorite stores on Easter including Target, Costco, Walmart and Walgreens. reported on Saturday that it is a mixed bag with most stores open on Easter while a few, including Costco closed.


More details on Costco being closed on Easter and for a complete list of Costco holiday closures can be found in this previous article.


On the other hand, the nation's largest retailer, Walmart, will be open on Easter. More on Walmart and Easter in this previous story.


There is some confusion about whether Target stores will be open or closed for Easter Sunday. Apparently, some Target stores will be open on Sunday, but our Target Store in downtown San Francisco, on Mission Street in the Metreon Complex will be closed on Sunday. The other Target store in San Francisco, on Geary Blvd, will also be closed on Easter Sunday 2014.

Most drugs stores open on Easter

Most restaurants, grocery stores and drug stores, including Walgreens, CVS, and Rite Aid will be open normal hours for Easter Sunday 2014.

Of course, as in all Sundays, most banks, schools and offices will be closed on Easter Sunday.

The bottom line is if you are not sure if your favorite store will be open or closed on Easter, call ahead. All Costco stores are closed, Walmart is open, but both are Target stores will remain closed on Easter Sunday 2014. Many folks are surprised that Target is closed on Easter while its arch rival, Walmart, remains open. But no doubt most Target employees are delighted to have the day off to spend with their families.



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