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17 Grocery Stores That Are Open on Easter Sunday

These supermarkets will keep their doors open on March 31.

Easter is coming up fasteven earlier than usual this year. While some observers may rely on local restaurants to provide their holiday meals, many others will be making a trip to the grocery store to prepare for their celebrations. Will your supermarket be open? 

As with other holidays, not every retailer will be operating as usual on Sunday, March 31, with stores like Costco, Sam's Club, Target, Aldi, and Publix keeping their doors closed for the holiday. Meanwhile, other places will have limited hours.

Whether you need to purchase a last-minute Easter side dish or snag a sweet treat, it will be helpful to know what's open before leaving your house on Sunday. Here are 17 grocery chains that will be open this Easter.


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This Pennsylvania-based grocery chain, an Albertsons subsidiary with over 150 locations, will be open on March 31. Be sure to check your store's hours here before swinging by, as times can vary by location.

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Food Lion

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Food Lion fans can swing by this regional supermarket chain all weekend long. The store will be operating under normal business hours on Easter Sunday. Check out your local stores' hours here.

Giant Food

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If you need to swing by Giant on Sunday, you're in luck. The Pennsylvania-based grocery chain will be open, though stores may have reduced hours. See here to check your location's hours.

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Harris Teeter

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Kroger-owned Harris Teeter will be keeping its doors open during its usual business hours this Easter. Check your local store's hours here.


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This family-owned regional grocery chain will be operating during its normal business hours on Sunday. Confirm your store's hours here.

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Piggly Wiggly

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Piggly Wiggly will be open this Sunday, though locations may close early. See here to check your local stores' hours.



You can expect your local Albertsons to be open on Easter this year. However, store hours can vary, so you'll want to confirm your local Albertsons' Sunday hours here.

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BJ's Wholesale

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While Costco and Sam's Club will be closed on Easter, there's still one warehouse club that will be open: BJ's Wholesale Club. So, you can continue to enjoy savings all weekend long. Confirm your local BJ's hours here.

Fresh Market

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Shoppers will be glad to know that Fresh Market will be open during the holiday. You can visit this supermarket between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Sunday.

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Kroger's reach is far and wide, with over 1,200 locations across the United States. This major chain will be open on Easter Sunday, but you may want to double-check the hours of your closest Kroger before heading out to pick up those last-minute dinner rolls. Confirm your local Kroger Easter Sunday hours here.


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As a subsidiary of Albertson's, Safeway will also be open on Easter. Hours may vary based on location, so confirm your local Safeway's hours this Easter Sunday here

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Sprouts Farmers Market

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Known for its natural and organic food selection, this specialty grocery chain will be open on Easter Sunday. But, you'll want to confirm your closest store's hours because they may vary by store. Check here for your local Sprouts' hours.

Stop & Shop

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Northeast grocery chain Stop & Shop will be open on Easter Sunday again this year. However, the pharmacy will be closed. Check Stop and Shop's website here for exact location hours. 

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Trader Joe's

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Though it's usually closed on holidays, including Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day, Trader Joe's will be open during regular hours on Easter—with one notable exception: the grocer's Portland, Maine, location will be closed on Sunday.


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Praised for its one-stop-shopping experience, Walmart's got you covered this Easter. The big-box store will be open on Sunday, though hours can vary. Check your closest Walmart location here for the most up-to-date hours.

Additionally, the retailer is offering an entire Easter meal that serves 10 people for less than $8 per person. Customers can also score an Easter basket filled with candy, accessories, and paper grass for less than $20.

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If you live in the Northeast, you'll be happy to know that regional grocery chain Wegmans will be open on Easter. Be sure to double-check your local Wegmans hours here to confirm the exact hours.

Whole Foods

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Most Whole Foods stores will be open on Sunday in case you need a last-minute Hot Bar run. However, the grocery chain notes that it has modified hours on Easter. Check your local stores' hours here.

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