CINCINNATI (ENQUIRER) – The countdown to Thanksgiving has begun!

With just days left, families in the greater Cincinnati area are beginning to shop for their festive celebrations, which can include turkey and other last-minute ingredients. But before you grab your reusable shopping bags, you should know that some of the largest grocery stores and chains in the US have announced they will be closed on Turkey Day.

It’s not just grocery stores. Banks and schools will also remain closed on the national holiday.

But with a family dinner planned, relatives coming from out of town, and kids out of school, who has time to keep up with what’s opening and closing this Thanksgiving?

That’s why we researched for you. You don’t have to thank us.

Which grocery stores will be open on Thanksgiving Day 2022?

Aldi: Thanksgiving closed.

Costco: Thanksgiving closed.

CV: Shops are open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m

Dollar General: Shops are open from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m

money tree: Shops are open from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m

family dollars: Most shops are open from 8am to 6pm, but this varies by location. Customers are encouraged to check specific stores and hours of operation.

Fresh Thyme Market: Shops are open from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m

health food store: Shops are open from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m

Jungle Jim’s: Shops are open from 8am to 5pm

Kroger: Shops open between 6am and 7am depending on location and close around 5pm. Pharmacies are closed.

Meijer: Shops are open from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Home delivery and collection are open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m

Sam’s club: Thanksgiving closed.

Target: Thanksgiving closed.

Trader Joe’s: Thanksgiving closed.

Walmart: Thanksgiving closed.

Whole food: Shops will be open from 7am to 3pm

Will the banks be open on Thanksgiving Day 2022?

Banks will close Thursday, November 24, including Chase Bank, Fifth Third Bank, Federal Reserve Banks, Bank of America, Wells Fargo and TD Banks.

Will the mail be delivered on Thanksgiving Day 2022?

The US Postal Service will not deliver mail or packages on Thanksgiving Day, but mail delivery will resume on Friday, November 25th.

Will the trash be picked up on Thanksgiving Day 2022?

If your regular day of garbage collection from the city of Cincinnati falls on Thanksgiving Day, the garbage will be picked up the following day.

Will Cincinnati area schools be open on Thanksgiving Day 2022?

Schools in the area, including Cincinnati Public Schools, Covington Independent Schools, Newport Independent Schools, Kenton County Schools, Boone County Schools and Campbell County Schools, will be closed Thursday.

This story comes from our media partner, the Cincinnati Enquirer.