Houston Grocery Stores Open on Christmas Eve and Day

Phoenicia Specialty Foods (Downtown): Open on Christmas Eve.

If you're looking for a Mexican fast food restaurant, there are a few locations open on Christmas Eve.

Randalls: Christmas Eve: Open until 8 p.m. And so does Kohl's which has been open non-stop since 7 a.m. on December 21.

Aldi stores will be open from 8am until 6pm on Christmas Eve, but stores in England and Wales will have 30 minutes browsing time available to customers prior to fully opening the store.

Taste of India is open on Christmas Eve from 2 to 9 p.m., and is closed on Christmas Day.

Aventura Mall: Open until 6 p.m.

It's Christmas Eve and that means a busy time for shops around the country as many of us try to carry out some last-minute shopping.

Several retailers will close their doors at 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve, but others have later hours including Gordman's (8 p.m.), CVS (9 p.m.), Big Lots (10 p.m.), Target (10 p.m.), Walgreens (12 a.m.).

Dysart's on Broadway is closed, but the Hermon location opens at 5 p.m. on Christmas Day.

Many stores will be opening at 7am on Christmas Eve and then close at 9pm, but this can vary by a couple of hours depending on the store. Transit service is free on Christmas Day.

The Common Loon Pub will open at 5 p.m. on Christmas Day with a Christmas dinner special and a screening of what some say is the ultimate Christmas movie, "Die Hard". Residential garbage pickup will be delayed by a day after the holidays, and there will be a Christmas tree and yard waste collection on the weeks of January 7 and 14.

Pembroke Lakes Mall: Open until 6 p.m. It will be closed on Christmas Day.

The Eastwood Mall closes Christmas Eve at 6 p.m. and is closed on Christmas Day.

  • Eleanor Harrison