Coborns Grocery Store, as well as the Little Dukes Gas Station and the Coborns Liquor Store in Albertville, will remain open for Thanksgiving.
And you can add the Albertville Premium Outlets – all 100 stores – to the list of retailers opening their doors early on Thanksgiving evening.
Stores in the outlet mall will open at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 23, rolling through 2 a.m.. on Black Friday. Official mall hours for Black Friday are 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. on the 24th, though some stores may stay open throughout the night Thursday and into Friday morning.
Thanksgiving weekend hours at the mall are from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30.
Locally, most small businesses will be closed on Thanksgiving, including Coborns’ local competitor, Marketpace. But check out all of the Shop Saint Michael-Albertville specials during the week, including Kremer Toy and Hobby (with Santa in the store on Saturday!) Hardware Hank, Dehmer’s Meats. St. Michael Cinema also has a HUGE Black Friday special. Check out their Facebook page for more information on that tasty treat.
Dozens of retailers have decided to open their doors on Thanksgiving night, a shift that’s happened over the past several years. Prior to that, some stores would open at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, or in the wee hours of Friday morning, following the holiday.
Target will be opening its doors at the three locations surrounding St. Michael-Albertville – Monticello, Rogers and Otsego – at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving. Walmart in Monticello and other various locations around the metro will also open at 6 p.m. Kohl’s, meanwhile, will try to get a jump on things with a 5 p.m. start on Thursday.
For a complete list of store chains open on Thursday and Friday for this “shopping weekend,”check out TheBlackFriday.com.
Walgreen’s is leading the pack, opening at 8 a.m. nationally on Thanksgiving Day. Cabela’s will also be open at 8 a.m. on Turkey Day.