Last-Minute Shoppers, This One’s for You: Extended Holiday Hours and Delivery as Late as Christmas Eve, Plus Incredible Gift Ideas and Week-of Deals

  • Dec 12, 2023
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Dashing through the season for a few more stocking stuffers? A gift for mom? Some festive snacks and drinks for an impromptu holiday get-together? No matter what your last-minute shopping looks like, we’re making it stress-free and fun with extended store hours and easy ways to get your purchases even after shipping deadlines have passed. Yep, even as late as Christmas Eve. Plus, we have some last-minute deals and gift ideas for an extra dose of holiday joy (and savings).

“Making last-minute holiday shopping easy and affordable for our guests is a top priority,” says Mark Schindele, executive vice president and chief stores officer, Target. “We’re doing that in so many ways, including offering new, deep deals, extended holiday hours and our convenient same-day services. Our stores are stocked and ready, and we’re proud to have the best team in retail standing by to make the last few shopping days joyful and seamless for our guests.”

Easy ways to get your holiday haul up to the last minute

Even after it’s too late for shipping, you can get those last few items in the blink of an eye using Drive Up, Order Pickup and same-day delivery with Shipt. Here are all the ways we’re helping you cross the finish line and be holiday-ready with hours to spare:

  • Target holiday hours. We’ve extended our hours for the holidays. Most stores are open 7 a.m. to midnight through Dec. 23 and from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. local time on Dec. 24. All stores will reopen at their regular times on Dec. 26. Check your local store hours.
  • Order online and pick up within a few hours. Place Drive Up or Order Pickup orders online or with the Target app as late as 6 p.m. local time at most stores on Sunday, Dec. 24, and collect your items within hours. (No pickup window or membership required.) With Target Drive Up, you can even make a return and place a Starbucks order as you’re running your final errands.
  • Doorstep delivery with Shipt. Orders placed via Target’s same-day delivery with Shipt before 4 p.m. local time on Sunday, Dec. 24, will be delivered to your doorstep in as soon as one hour. A $35 order minimum is required. Deliveries are free for Shipt members or $9.99 per order for guests without a Shipt membership. (Psst … see the 50% off Shipt deal below.)

Last-minute deals for the holiday win

Surprise! We’ve added incredible last-minute deals so you can get those final purchases at only-at-Target prices. From festive food and beverage options to hundreds of delightful $5-and-under stocking stuffers and the “it’s perfect!” gift for the person who’s hard to shop for, you’ll be checking those final items off your list and smiling at the savings.

Top deals available now through Dec. 16

  • Spend $50 on toys, save $10, or spend $100 on toys, save $25
  • Up to $100 off select Apple products
  • 30% off kids’ Cat & Jack and kids’ All in Motion clothing and shoes
  • Save $50 on Meta Quest 2 ($249.99, reg. $299.99) plus receive a free $50 Target GiftCard
  • Up to 40% off select kitchen and tabletop items from brands like KitchenAid, Ninja and Cuisinart
  • 50% off family pajamas (Dec. 14-24)
  • 30% off select holiday décor, ornaments, tree skirts and stockings with Target Circle

Top deals coming Dec. 17-24

  • Up to 50% off select toys from brands like Disney, Hot Wheels, L.O.L. Surprise! and Squishmallow
  • Up to $100 off select Apple products
  • Spend $40 on beauty and health products, receive a $10 Target GiftCard with Target Circle
  • Up to 50% off select video games
  • 40% off select women’s sweaters
  • 30% off women’s outerwear and cold weather accessories
  • 30% off select men’s tops, bottoms, outerwear, sleepwear and more
  • 30% off adult boots, slippers and heels
  • 50% off a new annual same-day delivery membership with Shipt ($49, reg. $99)

Holiday gifting and gathering inspo galore

Stopping in a Target store for your last-minute gifting and gathering? You’ll find so much inspiration. From festive music, special gifting stations and colorful holiday décor to seasonal Marks & Spencer and Wondershop displays and in-store events, our stores are brimming with the sights and sounds of the holidays. Want your items to look extra lovely? With the purchase of a gift card, select Target stores will offer gift wrap and gift card holder giveaways featuring custom calligraphy.

The magical in-store experience extends to the Target app and, where you’ll discover new, fresh ideas and many ways to get inspired at every click. Browse Target’s 24 days of gifting, find ideas for easy holiday hosting and even explore ways to bring the Burr basket trend to life. Online gifting stations will help you make happy memories with gift ideas for everyone on your list.

Images of four Stanley cups, The FAO Schwarz Pottery Wheel Studio All-In-One Sculpting Workstation, two bottles of Marks & Spencer Prosecco, and a Favorite Day Holiday Truffles GiftCard holder.

Top picks for trending gifts, including a new, exclusive Stanley collection

We’re keeping it fresh all season long, with new, trending items to help with the final holiday rush. A few of our favorite last-minute gifting options:

If you’re looking for more holiday gift ideas and inspiration, check out Target’s Top Deals and join Target Circle, our free-to-join loyalty program, for special holiday promotions like Deals of the Day every day through Dec. 24. Then pat yourself on the back and settle in for a well-deserved winter’s nap.

A red graphic with a wrapped present in the center.

The Holidays at Target

Affordable options. Joyful inspiration. Easy shopping experiences. The holiday season is here and we’re ready with everything guests need to celebrate and save.

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