What stores are open on Thanksgiving 2021? What stores are closed? – nj.com

Thanksgiving week is here, with Black Friday and Cyber Monday right behind, signaling the official start of the holiday season.

The trend of businesses staying open on Thanksgiving Day due to the shopping sales frenzy has died down a bit in recent years.

Many popular retailers and big-box stores would open on Thanksgiving Day in preparation for Black Friday shopping, despite some blowback of forcing employees to work on the holiday.

This year, a large number of stores and malls are staying closed on Thanksgiving Day (11/25/2021).

Below is a list of retailers that will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, as well as the ones currently planning to open.

These stores are closed on Thanksgiving Day 2021:

These stores are expected to be open on Thanksgiving Day 2021, according to their sites, CountryLiving, GoodHouseKeeping and RetailMeNot:

Will malls be open on Thanksgiving Day 2021?

All malls in New Jersey will be closed on Thanksgiving Day 2021.

Last year, the only mall in the state that was open on the holiday was Brunswick Square, and this year they will be closed.

Simon, one of the largest mall operators in the U.S., announced all of its shopping centers, malls and properties across the country will be closed on Thanksgiving Day.

Are there Thanksgiving Day 2021 deals?

We scoured the internet and couldn’t find any true deals for Thanksgiving Day, but you can take advantage of these five early Black Friday sales:

There are plenty of other Black Friday 2021 sales happening, and you can browse many of them on our shopping tips and deals page.


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