Are you planning on shopping this holiday season? How about taking the family out to eat? If so, you're not alone. More Americans shop and eat out on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day than ever before, with millennials driving the trend on both fronts. To accommodate this shift, many stores and restaurants are open on Christmas and Christmas Eve.
Whether you just want some coffee from Starbucks or have a pre-Christmas family outing planned, there are many restaurants open on Dec. 24. Restaurants open on Christmas Eve include:
Despite Black Friday deals and sales that seem to extend for the month of December, three out of four shoppers are waiting longer to buy their gifts. Of that 75 percent, almost half do at least some shopping on Christmas Eve. Stores open on Christmas Eve include:
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Whether you're traveling and need to stop for a bite or want to take the family out for dinner, many restaurants are open on Dec. 25 this year. Restaurants open on Christmas Day include:
Although 58 percent of Americans refuse to shop on Christmas Day, according to research from shopping analytics firm LoyaltyOne Consulting, nearly one in five U.S. shoppers want stores to be open on Dec. 25. Stores open on Christmas include:
Christmas Eve and Christmas Day are all about giving, celebrating and enjoying time with friends and family. But for many Americans, it's also a great time to finish up some last-minute shopping and maybe grab a bite at a restaurant. If that's you, it's smart to call your local store or eatery to double check their hours on Christmas or Christmas Eve before you head out.
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