Sam’s Club is one of the most popular warehouse stores. It directly competes with Costco. Therefore, they do all that they can to keep customers happy. For example, Sam’s Club is often open on holidays in order to satisfy everyone’s shopping needs. That said, the store does close for some major holidays. Here are the 2020 Sam’s Club holiday hours and schedule for you.

2020 Sam’s Club Holiday Schedule

If you’re looking at the 2020 Sam’s Club holiday hours and schedule, then the main thing you want to know is whether or not the store is open on certain days. Before we get to that, it’s important to mention that Sam’s Club has extended hours during the holiday season, starting just before Thanksgiving and continuing until just before Christmas. Scroll down to the section on Sam’s Club 2020 hours to learn more.

Now, here is the information on the 2020 Sam’s Club holiday hours and schedule, in regards to which holidays the store opens and closes:

January – September 2020 Holidays

Since we’ve already passed by the first three quarters of the year, we’ll keep this part brief. That said, Sam’s Club holiday hours and schedule don’t typically change much from year to year. Therefore, this information will likely be relevant for early 2021 holidays as well:

Sam’s Club Closed These Holidays

Sam’s Club was closed for the following two holidays this year:

  • Tuesday, January 1: Sam’s Club warehouses are closed on New Year’s Day
  • Sunday, April 21: Sam’s Club warehouses are closed on Easter Sunday

Sam’s Club Open These Holidays

Other than that, Sam’s Club was open for holidays in the first three quarters of 2020. Those holidays were:

  • Monday, January 21: Sam’s Club warehouses are open on Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Thursday, February 14: Sam’s Club warehouses are open on Valentine’s Day
    Monday, February 18: Sam’s Club warehouses are open on Presidents’ Day
  • Sunday, March 17: Sam’s Club warehouses are open on St. Patrick’s Day
  • Friday, April 19: Sam’s Club warehouses are open on Good Friday
  • Monday, April 22: Sam’s Club warehouses are open on Easter Monday
  • Sunday, May 12: Sam’s Club warehouses are open on Mother’s Day
  • Monday, May 27: Sam’s Club warehouses are open on Memorial Day
  • Sunday, June 16: Sam’s Club warehouses are open on Father’s Day
  • Thursday, July 4: Sam’s Club warehouses are open on Independence Day
  • Monday, September 2: Sam’s Club warehouses are open on Labor Day

4th Quarter 2020 Sam’s Club

The last three months of the year are always the busiest for shoppers. Therefore, Sam’s Club tries to keep their stores open as much as possible. That said, they do close for three holidays: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day. However, they also stay open extended hours on Black Friday and Christmas Eve to help compensate.

Sam’s Club Closed These Holidays

To reiterate, Sam’s Club will be closed for these holidays:

  • Thursday, November 28: Sam’s Club warehouses are closed on Thanksgiving Day
  • Wednesday, December 25: Sam’s Club warehouses are closed on Christmas Day
  • Wednesday, January 1: Sam’s Club is closed on New Year’s Day 2020

Sam’s Club Open These Holidays

Sam’s Club will be open normal hours on the following 2020 holidays; see below for exact hours:

  • Tuesday, October 8: Sam’s Club warehouses are open on Columbus Day
  • Thursday, October 31: Sam’s Club warehouses are open on Halloween
  • Monday, November 11: Sam’s Club warehouses are open on Veteran’s Day
  • Tuesday, December 31: Sam’s Club warehouses are open on New Year’s Eve

Sam’s Club will be open extended hours on these 2020 holidays:

  • Friday, November 29: Sam’s Club warehouses are open on Black Friday for extended hours
  • Tuesday, December 24: Sam’s Club warehouses are open, and they’re open extended hours on Christmas Eve

Sam’s Club Store Hours 2020

If you’re exploring the 2020 Sam’s Club holiday hours and schedule, then you’ll also want to know what hours the store is open. Note that they offer extended shopping hours during the holiday season. We’ll go over the regular store hours first, then we’ll talk about the extended hours that are part of the 2020 Sam’s Club holiday hours and schedule.

Regular Member Store Hours

Sam’s Club has special extended hours during the holiday season (11/20/20 – 12/23/20). We’ll look at the 2020 Sam’s Club holiday hours and schedule in a moment. But first, let’s go over the regular store hours during the rest of the year. The Sam’s Club regular store hours are typically:

  • Monday through Friday from 10:00 am until 8 pm
  • Saturday from 9:00 am until 8 pm
  • Sunday from 10:00 am until 6:00 pm

Sam’s Club Plus Member Store Hours

If you are a Sam’s Club plus member, then you have early access hours. Throughout the year, you will be able to access Sam’s Club earlier than other members. The store is open to you during these hours:

  • Monday through Friday from 8:00 am until 10:00 am
  • Saturday from 8:00 am until 9:00 am

In other words, during non-holiday times, Sam’s Club is open Monday-Friday from 8 am – 8 pm. However, from 8 – 10 am it is only available to Sam’s Club Plus Members. On Saturdays, Sam’s Club is open from 8 am – 8 pm, but from 8 am – 9 am is for Plus Members only. On Sundays, Sam’s Club is open to all members from 10 am – 6 pm.

Cafe Hours: The Sam’s Club cafe is open to all members from 11 – 7 everyday except Sunday, when the hours are 11 – 6.

Special Hours for First Responders

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Sam’s Club now offers special early bird shopping hours to first responders and people working in healthcare. They call these HERO HOURS. If you fall into this category, then you can take advantage of special shopping hours. These are Sundays form 8 am – 10 am.

Sam’s Club Contact Center Hours

If you need to contact Sam’s Club for assistance, then you’ll need to know the following hours:

  • Mon – Sat 7 am—11 pm CST
  • Sunday 10 am—8 pm CST

The 2020 Sam’s Club Holiday Hours and Schedule do not impact the Sam’s Club Contact Center hours. However, the Sam’s Club contact center is closed on Easter Day and Christmas Day every year.

Changes to 2020 Sam’s Club Holiday Hours and Schedule

It’s important to note that Sam’s Club is actually open longer hours during the holiday season. Instead of opening at 10 am, Monday – Saturday, the stores open to regular members at 9 am. Instead of closing at 8:30 pm, the stores stay open until 9 pm. Sunday opening hours are the same during the holidays. However, stores stay open until 7 pm instead of 6 pm.

To reiterate, during the holidays (beginning November 20, 2020 and continuing through December 23, 2020, Sam’s Club Holiday Hours and Schedule are:

  • Monday – Saturday, 9 am – 9 pm
  • Sundays 10 am – 7 pm

There is one exception to this holiday schedule: North Dakota Sam’s Club locations open at noon, not ten, on Sundays.

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