What Time Does Kroger Open? Normal Business and Holiday Hours

Kroger is a large grocery store that has multiple different departments with different hours. It’s important to know what department will be open at what time.

Most Kroger locations have business hours of 6:00am-10:00pm Monday-Sunday. There are some Kroger locations open until 11:00pm or 12:00am, and some are 24 hours. The best way to get the right Kroger business hours near you is to verify by phone 1-800-KRO-GERS(1-800-576-4377) or their store locator.

Here are some example of different Kroger business hours:

  • Carbondale, IL: Grocery store hours: 6 a.m. to 1 a.m, Gas station hours: 6 a.m. to 11 p.m
  • Nashville, TN: Grocery store hours: 6 a.m. to 11 p.m, Gas station hours: 6 a.m. to 9 p.m
  • Denver, CO: Grocery store hours: 24 hours, Gas station hours: 24/7 pay-at-the-pump; station open until 10 p.m
  • Blacksburg, VA: Grocery store hours: 24 hours, Gas station hours: 24/7 pay-at-the-pump; station open until 10 p.m

We put together a list of the business hours of each department that you can look over before your next trip to Kroger. This list includes holiday hours for all of 2021. Just remember that your local store may have different hours compared to the other locations around the country. It’s always a good idea to double-check before you head out to the store.

Kroger Business Hours Chart

Kroger Main Store6:00am – 10:00pm6:00am – 10:00pm6:00am – 10:00pm
Kroger Customer Service7:00am – 12:00am7:00am – 9:30pm7:00am – 9:30pm
Kroger Pharmacy8:00am – 8:00pm9:00am – 7:00pm11:00am – 6:00pm
Kroger Fuel Center6:00am – 10:00pm6:00am – 10:00pm6:00am – 10:00pm
Kroger Deli & Bakery6:00am – 10:00pm6:00am – 10:00pm6:00am – 10:00pm
Kroger Floral9:00am –  5:00pm9:00am – 1:00pmCLOSED
Call 1-800-KRO-GERS(1-800-576-4377) or their store locator.

Kroger 2021 Holiday Hours

 DateDay of the WeekHours
New Year’s DayJanuary 1Friday6:00am – 10:00pm
Martin Luther King Jr. DayJanuary 18Monday6:00am – 10:00pm
President’ DayFebruary 15Monday6:00am – 10:00pm
Memorial DayMay 31Monday6:00am – 10:00pm
Independence DayJuly 4thMonday6:00am – 10:00pm
Labor DaySeptember 6thMonday6:00am – 10:00pm
HalloweenOctober 31stSunday6:00am – 10:00pm
Veteran’s DayNovember 11thThursday6:00am – 10:00pm
ThanksgivingNovember 25thThursday6:00am – 10:00pm
Black FridayNovember 26thFriday7:00am – 11:00pm
Christmas EveDecember 24thFriday7:00am – 4:00pm
Christmas DayDecember 25thSaturdayClosed
The Day After ChristmasDecember 26thSunday6:00am – 10:00pm
New Year’s EveDecember 31stFriday7:00am – 10:00pm
Verify 1-800-KRO-GERS(1-800-576-4377) or their store locator.

What time does the Kroger Customer Service Department open

Opens: 6:00am Mon-Sun

Closes: 10:00pm Mon-Sun

At most Kroger stores, the Customer Service Department is open during all main store hours. This means that you can go in any time between 5am and 12am if you need to get help from the customer service department. These hours can vary by store, as each individual store manager gets to decide what works best for their store. This decision is also based on the availability of staffing in the store at the time. If you need help, you can always find any available employee to direct your questions to.

Contact Customer Service Via Phone: 1-800-KRO-GERS(1-800-576-4377)

  • Mon – Fri, 7am – Midnight
  • Sat – Sun, 7am – 9:30pm, EST
Kroger DepartmentPhone
Kroger My Prescriptions1-855-489-2502
Kroger Gift Cards1-800-576-4377
Kroger Floral1-866-520-0356
Kroger i-wireless1-866-594-3644
Kroger Prepaid Debit Cards1-866-265-8419
Kroger Rewards Debit Cards1-877-300-7797
Kroger Coinstar1-800-928-2274
Kroger Media Relations1-513-762-4000

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What time does Kroger Pharmacy Department open

Opens: 8am Monday-Friday/9am Saturday/11am Sunday

Closes: 8pm Monday-Friday/7pm Saturday/6pm Sunday

Kroger’s pharmacy hours are fairly standardized across their locations. The hours are very different on the weekends as compared to weekdays, so be sure to take that into account when visiting. Each location may have different hours posted, but these will be set hours. These hours will not change once they are posted.

What time does Kroger’s Gas Station open

Opens: 6:00am Mon-Sun

Closes: 11:00pm Mon-Sun

Please note that although most of Kroger’s fuel stations open at 6am until 11pm, it varies depending on the location. Some Kroger fuel stations open until 9pm, and some are open until midnight. There are also many locations that operate 24 hours. It is best to contact Kroger to get an accurate Kroger gas station business hours. You can call 1-800-KRO-GERS(1-800-576-4377) or use their store locator.

Kroger’s fuel center opens just as early as the main store. At the fuel center, you’ll have access to gas pumps, as well as the small convenience store. These hours should be very standardized across all locations. Fuel point program members will receive rewards for their fuel by shopping at the main store.

Note: You can not get gas after fuel station is close and attendant leaves as the pumps are shut off.

What time does Kroger’s Deli and Bakery open

Opens: 6:00am Mon-Sun

Closes: 10:00pm Mon-Sun

In most Kroger locations, the Deli and Bakery is open for all of the main store’s business hours. Here you can get premium cuts of lunch meats, steaks, seafood, pork, and more. At the bakery, you can get fresh bread, desserts, sandwiches, and much more. Each location may have different hours for their deli and bakery, so be sure to double-check before you head out to get a sandwich.

What time does Kroger’s Floral Department open

Opens: 9:00am Mon-Sat/Closed Sun

Closes: 5:00pm Mon-Fri/1pm Sat/Closed Sun

Kroger has an excellent floral department that can provide custom arrangements, and makes bouquets and flower arrangements for holidays, special occasions, parties, and more. The floral department has very limited hours compared to the hours of the main store. If you need a flower arrangement, be sure to check the hours of your local store. *Tip: the floral department does pre-make lots of bouquets during their work hours. This means that even when they are closed, you’ll be able to look through and purchase from their selection of pre-made flower arrangements.

What time does Kroger open on New Year’s Eve

Opens: 7:00am

Closes: 10:00pm

Kroger may not be open for their usual hours, but they’re open all the way until 10pm for all the late minute shopping needs that you might have. Every store location will be closing early on New Year’s Eve. Each store may have different hours from those on their website. Be sure to call ahead if you are planning to run inside the store for some last-minute shopping.

What time does Kroger open on New Year’s Day

Opens: 6:00am

Opens: 10:00am

Kroger starts off the New Year with the same hours they do every other day. On January 1st, Kroger will be open for their normal business hours. However, it’s always a good idea to check with your local store to make sure they are still open for business. Hours may vary by location based on how many employees work at each store.

What time does Kroger open on Thanksgiving

Opens: 6:00am

Closes: 4:00pm

Kroger will open at its usual time on Thanksgiving, but it will close early at 4pm. This still gives last-minute Thanksgiving shoppers plenty of time to run into the store and purchase groceries. Like many other holiday hours, these can vary by location. It’s always a good idea to check in with your local store before you drive to their location.

What time does Kroger open on Black Friday

Opens: 7:00am

Closes: 11:00pm

Kroger has slightly limited hours on Black Friday to help give their employees a bit of a break over the holiday season. They will open two hours later and close one hour earlier than normal. Of course, this can vary by location.

What time does Kroger open on Christmas Eve

Opens: 7:00am

Closes: 4:00pm

On Christmas Eve, Kroger will open two hours late, and close eight hours early. At 4pm, most store’s will be shutting their doors to give their employees some family time for the holidays. If you need any last minute Christmas dinner supplies, be sure to come in before closing time.

What time does Kroger open on Christmas Day


Traditionally, Kroger is closed for the entirety of Christmas Day. Just remember that most stores will be closing at 4pm the day before. If you need to do any grocery shopping, makes sure to get it all done before they close.

What time does Kroger open on The Day After Christmas

Opens: 6:00am

Closes: 10:00pm

Kroger stores typically resume their usual business hours on the day after Christmas. As this is a busy day for all stores, most Krogers will have extra staffing to accommodate the extra shoppers in their stores.