Plenty of stores still open on Christmas Eve for last-minute shoppers

Christmas opening times for Asda Aldi and Lidl

When will these stores be closed during Christmas

Giant: Stores close at 7 p.m. Christmas Eve; most will be open 8 a.m. -5 p.m. on Christmas. Closed Christmas Day, normal hours return Tuesday.

While many gas stations and convenience stores will remain open throughout Christmas week, it's suggested people call ahead to confirm their operating hours.

The Rink of Dreams at Ottawa City Hall will be open (weather permitting) Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

You'll also want to keep an eye out for special one-day sales and extended store hours.

Oxley Nature Center's visitor center will be closed Friday through Christmas Day, but the trails will be open.

Yes, Costco will be open on Christmas Eve.

Aldi will be open from 9 am - 4 pm on Christmas Eve and closed Christmas Day.

Sears: Most locations close at 6 p.m. and are closed on Christmas, according to the website's store locator.

LCBO outlets will be closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day. As always, check with your favorite local store to confirm its hours.

Publix: Open 7 a.m. -10 p.m. Friday and Saturday and from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Christmas Eve.

Boxing Day will see stores open again but with reduced opening hours with many opening later and closing earlier than their usual times of 7am-11pm.

CVS Christmas Eve: Select CVS stores are open until midnight through 12/23. On Friday, stores will open at 6 a.m. and remain open until 9 p.m. on December 24.

Christmas is nearly here and if you are keen to pick up a few more supplies before the big day then you don't have much time left.

Walgreens Christmas Eve: Many Walgreens stores will be open until midnight through December 24.

Dollar General's Christmas Eve hours are 7 a.m. -10 p.m. "Dunkin" Donuts locations are open, but they may operate with special hours.

Rite Aid: Normal schedule before closing at 7 p.m. on Christmas Eve.

Target will close at 10 p.m. on Christmas Eve. The company filed for bankruptcy back in September, and a rumor went around earlier this week that they were looking to close a hundred stores.

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