Grocery stores like Target, Walmart, Costco, Aldi, Hy-Vee, Lunds and Byerlys, Kowalski's, Cub Foods, Whole Foods, and Trader Joe's are open on Christmas Eve with varying closing times.

Pharmacies: CVS may have select stores open on Christmas day, while Walgreens is open until 6 p.m.

Need some holiday cheer? Liquor stores like France 44 are open until 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve, but closed on Christmas day. Total Wine closes by 8 p.m. on Christmas Eve.

If you're relying on public transport, Metro Transit will follow a Sunday/Holiday schedule on Christmas day, but note that the Northstar service won't be running.

Plan ahead for your post! The post office will be closed on Christmas day.

Expecting a special delivery from UPS? They'll deliver on Christmas Eve but take a break on Christmas day. No pick up or delivery service!

Remember to check local store hours for any exceptions.

Stay safe, and enjoy the holiday season responsibly!

Merry Christmas, and happy shopping! 🎅🛍️