Whether you celebrate Christmas and want to know what stores will be open for last-minute shopping purposes, or you don't celebrate Christmas and want to know if you'll have any reason to leave the house, you'll want to know what's open on Christmas Day 2019 ahead of time. Some of the stores that you'd assume would stay open even in an apocalypse might be closed, and some stores that you'd assume would be closed all week might be open with modified hours.
So to make things easier for you, and so that you don't drive all the way to a store only to realize there's no one in it, I put together a list of the places you can expect to be open. These are going to be your saving graces for when you realize you forgot that one ingredient, one gift, or just seriously need to get out of the house. Because whether you celebrate Christmas or not, I think we can all agree that knowing that there's a place we can go to escape your aunt's nosy questions is a gift in itself. Here are the places you can count on opening their doors to you this Christmas Day: