Christmas Eve is a busy day for many in Peoria, Illinois and beyond.
People have to run errands, buy groceries, and stop by local banks.
Although many businesses recognize December 24th as a day off because Christmas falls on a Saturday, many stores will be open to receive customers. (Christmas is the day few stores are open.)
For those with last minute shopping or just want to grab a bite to eat, here are the opening hours of some of the most popular national brands and common services in Peoria on Christmas Eve.
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Does USPS deliver on Christmas Eve?
One of the most common questions this year: Will the mail be delivered on Christmas Eve? Yes, the post will be delivered as usual on Christmas Eve.
Post offices are open at different times on December 24th, with some open at regular times. The State Street location in Peoria will be open during regular hours. Here are special opening times for the University Street location in Peoria and the Washington Street location in East Peoria:
6310 N. University St., Peoria: 7: 30-12: 00 Christmas Eve
401 E. Washington St., East Peoria: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Christmas Eve
Does UPS deliver on Christmas Eve?
UPS will continue its normal delivery service on Christmas Eve.
Are banks open on Christmas Eve?
Friday is usually a busy day for banks because of the payday. Since Christmas Eve falls on a Friday, many banks are open, but with limited opening times
- All CEFCU locations close at 1 p.m.
- All Hometown Community Banks locations will be closed for lunch on Christmas Eve.
- All PNC bank locations close at 2:00 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
- All Busey Banks locations will be closed for lunch.
- All Commerce Bank locations will be closed for lunch.
Will Walmart be open on Christmas Eve?
Walmart stores in the Peoria area are open until 6:00 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
Target times Christmas Eve
Target stores in Peoria and East Peoria are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
Walgreens Christmas Eve hours
Walgreens will be open on Christmas Eve, with Peoria opening times varying by location. All 24-hour locations – local, i.e. the shops at 2324 W. War Memorial Drive in Peoria, 300 N. Main St. in East Peoria and 2020 Court St. in Pekin – will remain open around the clock. Here are the opening times for other locations in Peoria on Christmas Eve.
- 2515 Knoxville Ave., Peoria: 9 am-5pm
- 3524 N. University St., Peoria: 7 am-10pm
- 10613 Knoxville Ave., Peoria: 7 am-10pm
- 1919 W. Pioneer Parkway, Peoria: 7 am-10pm
- 221 N. Western Ave., West Peoria: 7 am-10pm
Costco in East Peoria is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
Starbucks Christmas Eve hours
Starbucks locations open limited hours on Christmas Eve, with most closing at 5:30 PM. Check each location for their individual opening times.
Kröger Christmas Eve hours
The Kroger branches in the Peoria area are said to be open on Christmas Eve from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Kohl’s hours on Christmas Eve
Kohl’s in Peoria and East Peoria is open on Christmas Eve from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Aldi branches in the Peoria area are open on Christmas Eve from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
CVS Christmas Eve hours
CVS will be open on Christmas Eve, with opening times varying by location. Here are the opening times for each location in Peoria on Christmas Eve.
- 9315 N. Lindbergh Drive, Peoria: 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
- 1200 W. Main St., Peoria: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
- 6820 N. Pear Tree Lane, Peoria: 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.
- 4521 N. Prospect Road, Peoria Heights: 8:00 am to 9:00 pm
- 200 N. Main St., East Peoria: 8 am-8pm
- 2540 E. Washington St., East Peoria; 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sam’s Club is open on Christmas Eve from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Olive garden open on Christmas Eve
The olive garden in Peoria is open on Christmas Eve from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
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Chick-fil-A at Christmas
The Chick-fil-A restaurants are open at different times on Christmas Eve.
- Peoria (4518 N. Sterling Ave.): 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Christmas Eve.
- East Peoria (250 W. Washington St.): 6:30 am to 4:00 pm Christmas Eve
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Is the mall open on Christmas Eve?
Northwoods Mall in Peoria is open on Christmas Eve. The opening times are from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.