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Holiday Shopping Hours & Mailing Deadlines

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Big-box and Department stores are gearing up for the holiday shopping season. Many of the stores have announced store hours for Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday.

HOLIDAY SHOPPING INFORMATION

Big-box & Department Store Hours

Target: Some Target stores will be open Monday through Saturday 8 a.m.to 11 p.m. and Sunday 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. from Dec. 1 through Dec. 20. Some stores will have these hours through Dec. 14. Be sure to check each stores website before going.

Toys ‘R Us: Check each store's hours as they vary from store to store.

Wal-Mart: First sale starts at 6 p.m. Thanksgiving evening. Second sale starts at 8 p.m. Thanksgiving evening. As far as I know, and based on past experiences, 24 hour Wal-Mart stores stay open 24 hours, but the sections of the store where they have deals (like electronics) are roped off until the sale starts.

Kmart: Regular Hours are Monday through Sunday 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Holiday Hours: Dec. 2 through Dec. 8: 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Old Navy:  Special holiday store hours vary from store to store. Check the store's website.

Kohl's: Check the store's hours on the website for a particular store.

Mall Holiday Hours

Crabtree Valley Mall: The mall will be open various times on different days. Check out the list below:

  • Dec. 2 - Dec. 6 from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Dec. 7 from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Dec. 8 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Dec. 9 - Dec 13 from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Dec. 14 from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Dec. 15 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Dec. 16 - Dec. 21 from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Dec. 22 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Dec. 23 from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Dec. 24 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. (be sure to check individual stores on the mall's website.

Streets at Southpoint: The mall will be open various times on different days. Check out the list below:

  • Dec. 2-Dec. 6 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Dec. 7 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Dec. 8 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Dec 9.-Dec 13 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Dec. 14 from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Dec. 15 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Dec. 16-Dec. 19 from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Dec. 20-Dec. 21 from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Dec. 22 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Dec. 23 from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Dec. 24 from 8 a .m. to 6 p.m. (be sure to check individual stores on the mall's website.

Triangle Town Center: The mall will be open various times on different days. Check out the list below:

  • Dec. 2 - Dec. 6 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Dec. 7 from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Dec. 8 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Dec. 9 - Dec 12 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Dec. 13 - Dec.14 from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Dec. 15 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Dec. 16 - Dec. 21 from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Dec. 22 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Dec. 23 from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Dec. 24 from 7 a .m. to 6 p.m. (be sure to check individual stores on the mall's website.

Cary Towne Center: The mall will be open various times on different days. Check out the list below:

  • Dec. 2-Dec. 6 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Dec. 7 from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Dec. 8 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Dec 9.-Dec 12 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Dec. 13 - Dec.14 from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Dec. 15 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Dec. 16-Dec. 23 from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Dec. 24 from 7 a .m. to 6 p.m. (be sure to check individual stores on the mall's website.

Carolina Premium Outlets: Holiday Hours begin Monday, Dec. 2 and go through Monday, Dec. 23.Carolina Premium Outlets will be open Monday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. during those days. The outlet mall will also be open Christmas Eve from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and closed Christmas Day.

Tanger Outlets in Mebane: Regular hours are Monday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tanger Outlets will be open Christmas Eve from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and closed Christmas Day.

MAILING AND SHIPPING INFORMATION

USPS Holiday Mailing Deadlines

  • First Class: Dec. 20 for an estimated delivery by Dec. 24.
  • Priority Mail: Dec. 21 for an estimated delivery by Dec. 24.
  • Priority Mail Express: Dec. 23 for an estimated delivery by Dec. 24.

UPS Holiday Shipping Deadlines

  • Friday, Dec. 20: Normal pickup and delivery service. UPS 2nd Day Air packages picked up today will be delivered on Tuesday, Dec. 24.
  • Saturday, Dec. 21: Delivery of UPS Worldwide Express, UPS Worldwide Express Freight, UPS Next Day Air and UPS 2nd Day Air shipments processed and labeled for Saturday Delivery. Pickup service provided for regular Saturday pickup customers of air and international shipments only, or if prearranged by Friday, Dec. 20. All locations of The UPS Store® will be open. This is the last day to ship UPS 2nd Day Air packages in time for Christmas (arriving Tuesday, Dec. 24).
  • Monday, Dec. 23: Normal pickup and delivery service. This is the last day to ship UPS Next Day Air packages in time for Christmas (delivered on Tuesday, Dec. 24).
  • Tuesday, Dec. 24, Christmas Eve: Normal delivery of air, international and ground shipments. Pickup service available for air and international shipments if prearranged by Monday, Dec. 23. UPS On-Call Pickup service and UPS Drop Boxes are available to all customers for air and international shipments. No UPS Ground, UPS Standard or 3 Day Select pickups until Thursday, Dec. 26. 
  • Wednesday, Dec. 25, Christmas Day: No UPS pickup or delivery service. (UPS Express Critical service is available for urgent packages. Call 1-800-714-8779 or visit upsexpresscritical.com.)

FedEx Holiday Shipping Deadlines

  • Same Day: Wednesday, Dec. 25
  • First Overnight: Monday, Dec. 23
  • Priority Overnight: Monday, Dec. 23
  • Standard Overnight: Monday, Dec. 23
  • 2-Day a.m.: Saturday, Dec . 21
  • 2-Day: Saturday, Dec . 21
  • Express Saver: Thursday, Dec, 19
  • Ground 2: Tuesday, Dec. 17
  • Home Delivery: Tuesday, Dec. 17
  • Smart Post: Thursday, Dec. 12
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