What’s Open or Closed on Christmas Eve & Christmas Day

Are you wondering what is open on Christmas in Ann Arbor. I’ve scoured a number of places for family fun and their holiday hours. For Christmas Eve (December 24), my general assumption is that shopping is open during the day and closing around dinner time. Many other locations may have special hours. For Christmas, my default assumption is that places are closed except for movie theaters, some restaurants, gas stations, and some 24 hour drug stores…even Meijer closes on Christmas

What's Open or Closed on Christmas Eve & Christmas Day

I found the following information on closures and special hours at the following kid-friendly locations:

Note: We are currently updating this article for 2019.

Ann Arbor Pre-Christmas Eve Closures


Ann Arbor Christmas Eve Closures

Closed All Day December 24

Special Hours on December 24


Open Normal Hours on December 24

Christmas Eve Events

Date/Time Event
Public Swim
at Mack Pool, Ann Arbor Michigan
Open Skate
at Veterans Ice Arena, Ann Arbor MI
Open Swim
at Goldfish Swim School, Ann Arbor Michigan

Ann Arbor Christmas Day Closures

Closed All Day December 25

Special Hours on December 25

Open Normal Hours on December 25

For restaurants, I have not found any that say they are open. I suggest trying restaurants at hotels (Weber’s, Relish at Kensington Hotel,

Christmas Day Events

No Events


Ann Arbor Closures December 26-30

Did I miss any closures? Add them in the comments so others can see as well.

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Anna Mae
Anna Mae owns & operates Ann Arbor with Kids, a website dedicated to Family Activities in Ann Arbor. My husband and I moved to Ann Arbor in 2003 and our daughter joined the family in 2006.
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