WILMETTE, IL — Thanksgiving is just around the corner and the people of Wilmette are busy planning the perfect menu for this year’s Christmas dinner.
In the rush to prepare a complete holiday meal for the whole family, there’s a good chance we forget an item or two on our shopping list. Luckily, many grocery stores in the area are open on Thanksgiving to pick up those forgotten buns or that missing can of cranberry sauce.
Here are the opening hours for grocery stores that are open on Thanksgiving Day, as well as those that aren’t. As always, Patch recommends calling your local store ahead of time to confirm hours of operation at that location.
CVS: All 24-hour CVS pharmacy locations will remain open at regular hours on Thanksgiving. CVS pharmacies that are not open 24 hours close at 5:00 p.m. Some locations may have reduced pharmacy hours or be closed for public holidays. The company recommends calling ahead to confirm hours of operation. Locations:
- 1515 Sheridan Road, Wilmette
- 3434 Dempster St, Skokie
The Fresh Market: All locations are open from 7am to 3pm
Grand Food Center: The upscale market has limited hours on Thanksgiving from 7am to 2pm
- 606 Green Bay Road, Winnetka
- 341 Hazel Avenue, Glencoe
Jewel-Osco: Shops are open from 6am to 4pm on Thanksgiving. Locations:
- 1517 Sheridan Road, Wilmette
- 411 Green Bay Road, Wilmette
Mariano’s: The shops open at the usual time and close at 17:00. Pharmacies are closed.
- 1822 Weidenstrasse, Northfield
Market Place On Oakton: The Skokie grocer closes early on Thanksgiving Day from 8am to 3pm
- 4817 W. Oakton St., Skokie
Valli Produce: Valli’s Evanston location will close early for Thanksgiving.
- 6am to 2pm – 1910 Dempster St, Evanston
Village Marketplace: The Skokie grocery store closes early on Thanksgiving Day. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m
- 4034 W. Dempster St., Skokie
Walgreens: Most Walgreens stores are open from 9am to 6pm on Thanksgiving Day. Walgreens stores and pharmacies open 24 hours a day will be open while other select pharmacies will be open with modified hours. Customers are encouraged to check their local store hours before heading out.
- 925 Green Bay Road, Winnetka
- 353 Park Avenue, Glencoe
- 3232 Seeallee, Wilmette
Whole Foods: Whole Foods Market shops are open on Thanksgiving, however hours may be limited and vary by location. Customers should visit the company’s website and select their nearest store for local opening hours. Locations:
- 1640 Chicago Avenue, Evanston