Home Depot Christmas and New Year’s opening times explained

HOME Depot is a popular destination during the holiday season as many often find Christmas decorations and gifts for under the tree.

With Christmas and New Year’s Day fastly approaching, many want to know what the home improvement store’s hours are for their last-minute holiday needs.


Home Depot is an American home improvement retailer

Is Home Depot open on Christmas Day?

Christmas is known as the federal holiday which is celebrated on December 25, of each year and often closes stores so employees can spend time with their families.

Home Depot is no exception to this but while the store may be closed on Christmas Day, shoppers can get their last-minute shopping done on Christmas Eve when the store is open during regular business hours.

Hours of operation may vary by store so it is always recommended to check with your local shop to ensure you will have time.

Is Home Depot open on New Year’s Day?

Among the 11 federal holidays is also New Year’s Day, which is celebrated on January 1, of each year.

Unlike Christmas Day, Home Depot will be open on New Year’s Day but hours may vary by location.

The same goes for New Year’s Eve as hours may be limited due to the holiday.

Home Depot stores will be closed Christmas Day but open on New Year's Day


Home Depot stores will be closed Christmas Day but open on New Year’s DayCredit: Getty

How many Home Depot stores are there across the country?

Home Depot is one of America’s largest home improvement retailers with its headquarters located in Cobb County, Georgia.

The company, which was founded in 1978 by Ron Brill, Bernard Marcus, Ken Langone, Arthur Blank, and Pat Farrah, has since grown into a billion-dollar operation thanks to its sales of all things home improvement.

Popular items sold at Home Depot include tools, hardware, builders hardware, lumber, appliances, building materials, paint, plumbing, flooring, garden supplies, and plants.

During the holiday season, they are also known for selling indoor and outdoor Christmas decorations.

As of March 2021, there are reportedly 2,312 stores located across the country.