So who among us hasn't found themselves in a mad scramble for batteries on Christmas morning? Or maybe you've waited until the very last minute, and need a gift on the way to grandma's house. What stores are open on Christmas in Charlotte? Here's how things look for the holidays in Charlotte this year.
For shopping, most stores like Wal-Mart and Target will be open Christmas Even, but will close early. For Christmas day, only a few stores like Walgreens and CVS will be open. Most movie theaters are open on Christmas Day as well.
Federal offices: Closed Wednesday
North Carolina and South Carolina state offices: Closed Tuesday-Thursday
Charlotte city offices: Closed Tuesday and Wednesday
Mecklenburg County offices: Closed Tuesday and Wednesday
Mecklenburg County court: Closed Tuesday-Thursday
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools offices: Closed Tuesday and Wednesday
Charlotte-Mecklenburg libraries: Closed Tuesday and Wednesday
County Parks and Recreation: Offices, recreation centers, aquatic facilities and nature centers closed Tuesday and Wednesday
Banks: Closed Wednesday
Buses and light rail: Open Wednesday.
CATS: Operating on Sunday schedule
Mecklenburg County Solid Waste: All facilities, including Compost Central, and offices closed Wednesday
Garbage pickup: Closed Wednesday with one-day delay, Friday customers receive service Saturday
Mecklenburg county ABC stores: Closed Wednesday
FedEx: Closed Wednesday. FedEx Custom Critical available
UPS: Closed Wednesday . UPS Express Critical available
U.S. Postal Service: Closed Wednesday