What’s Open, What’s Closed for Thanksgiving 2021 in Lexington KY

What’s Open, What’s Closed for Thanksgiving 2021 in Lexington KY

Thanksgiving 2021 is celebrated on Thursday, November 25, with Black Friday falling on the following day, Friday November 26. 

Below is a sampling of what’s open and closed in Lexington, KY for Thanksgiving 2021:

Lexington area banks are closed in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Fayette County Clerk is closed on November 25 and 26 for Thanksgiving. Fayette District and Circuit Court is also closed on November 25 and 26.

Lexington’s DMV is closed on Thanksgiving.

LexPark does not enforce meter regulations on Thanksgiving Day or the Friday after Thanksgiving.

Lexington Public Libraries close at 5 pm on Wednesday, November 24 and all day Thanksgiving.

There is no LFUCG trash pickup on Thanksgiving Day and no trash pickup on Black Friday in Fayette County. Makeup day is the day AHEAD of Thanksgiving, Wednesday, November 24.


The U.S. post offices are closed on Thanksgiving Day.

USPS and FedEx will both be closed in observance of Thanksgiving Day.

Amazon will not deliver on Thanksgiving Day.

Are Lexington pharmacies and drugstores open on Thanksgiving?

CVS Pharmacy is open from 8 am to 10 pm Thanksgiving Day.

Most Kroger Pharmacies are closed for Thanksgiving Day.

The 24-hour Walgreens locations are open, while other locations will vary by location.

Below is a sampling of what grocery stores will be open or closed on Thanksgiving Day 2021:

Aldi is closed on Thanksgiving Day.

Costco is closed on Thanksgiving Day.

Fresh Market is open on Thanksgiving Day.

Good Foods Co-op is closed on Thanksgiving Day.

Most Lexington Kroger stores are open until 3 pm on Thanksgiving Day.

Meijer locations in Lexington will be open. 

Sam’s Club is closed Thanksgiving Day.

Target will be closed for Thanksgiving.

Trader Joe’s is closed Thanksgiving Day.

Whole Foods is open from 7 am until 3 pm on Thanksgiving.  

Cooking at home? Where to recycle the grease from your Thanksgiving deep-fried turkey?

Redwood School will host Lexington’s annual Gobble Grease Toss on Friday Nov 26 between 10 am and 2 pm.

Tips for the event: cooking oil only, bring cooking oil in a disposable container with a lid, and Lexington residents only (no businesses, please).

In charge of making the turkey this year? Check out Chef Tom’s tips for How to Roast the Juiciest Thanksgiving Turkey.

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