Knowledge of the holiday hours of Dick’s Sporting Goods comes in handy for those who need to plan ahead for shopping activities during the different holidays that take place in the year. During certain holidays, the stores may be closed. For shoppers who visit stores during such times, this can be costly in terms of time and gas money.
Dick’s Sporting Goods Holiday Hours and Regular Hours
During holidays, Dick’s Sporting Goods may be open at regular hours or at special hours. On some days it may choose to extend its hours while on others it may choose to stay closed. The company’s regular hours which many stores use includes 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Monday to Saturday. On Sundays, many of the organization’s stores are open from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Stores may operate on holiday schedules, using reduced hours. A lot of locations may open late and/or close early. The exception to this is on Black Friday when most stores choose to open early and/or close late.
On New Year’s Day (which was Wednesday of January 1) the company’s stores were open at regular hours. Regular hours on Wednesday are typically from 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. The hours of the organization’s stores on Martin Luther King Day on January 20 were the same as the holiday that took place on a Monday. President’s Day took place on Monday, February 17. Stores were open at regular hours with doors open between 9:00 a.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Good Friday takes place on April 10. Stores were meant to be opened as they typically are during regular hours but the coronavirus pandemic put a halt to business as usual. If not for the virus, stores opening hours would have been between 9:00 a.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Easter, Memorial Day, Labor Day
Easter is celebrated on Sunday, April 12. On this day, stores are closed, irrespective of unexpected pandemics.
On Memorial Day, May 25 stores are meant to be open at regular hours between 9:00 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. Independent Day takes place on Saturday, July 4. Stores are usually meant to be open at regular hours on the holiday.
On September 7, Labor Day is celebrated. The holiday takes place on a Monday. Dick’s Sporting Goods had planned for stores to be open at regular hours on the day.
Columbus Day will also be celebrated on a Monday. The holiday takes place on 12 October. The stores were meant to be open for business at regular hours on the holiday from 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
About a month later, Veteran’s Day will be celebrated. The holiday will take place on a Wednesday, during which Dick’s Sporting Goods stores were meant to be open between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. The day before Thanksgiving also lands on a Wednesday (November 25). The open hours of Dick’s Sporting Goods on the day is meant to be the same as on Veteran’s Day.
Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve,
A day after the day before thanksgiving, Thanksgiving is celebrated, during which stores are meant to be opened from 6 a.m. till midnight. Black Friday takes place on the day after thanksgiving. On this day, the stores are meant to be open at midnight with extended hours being observed.
Reduced hours of operation will be observed on Christmas Eve which takes place on a Thursday (December 24). Stores are meant to close early. On Christmas day, stores are to be closed but customers should be able to use stores on the day after Christmas. The stores are meant to observe regular hours on the day after Christmas. New Years Eve takes place on a Thursday. On the day, regular hours are meant to be observed by stores with doors opening at 9:00 a.m.
The organization usually conducts a significant amount of business during the holiday season. It usually stays open on major holidays. However, it is not open everyday and has special hours for specific days of the year. Local stores are likely to change hours as they find necessary.
Changes Caused by the Coronavirus Pandemic
Although the holiday hours of Dick’s Sporting Goods was set, the coronavirus will have an impact on the organization’s ability to meet demand. The store has a program where a customer can shop online and arrange for a pick up of an item curbside at a local store. Curbside contactless pickup will be available to customers between 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m on a daily basis.
Pickups may be possible at Dick’s and Golf Galaxy Stores seven days a week. However, the coronavirus shutdown and loss of sports seasons means that Dick’s sporting Goods has to shut down stores and furlough employees. For customers, this may mean that major expenses may need to be cut down in the future, which could result in closure of stores in certain regions. Contactless pickups are only possible at select locations. You will need to visit the store website or application to find out if you can use contactless pickup in your region. You can confirm the hours of operation before you make a pickup by checking the pickup location information when you make an order.
Over 800 of the company’s units across the country have been shut down since March 18. In a regulatory document, the company stated that it would not open stores for the foreseeable future. It has changed its strategy, focusing on delivery of goods through its e-commerce channels. With its current cash and borrowing capacity, it has enough money to continue operating for several months even with stores staying closed.
Hours at all Dick’s Sporting Goods, Golf Galaxy and Field & Stream locations were meant to be temporarily changed, starting at 17 March 2020. Normal hours were meant to be changed to 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. between Mondays and Fridays. Store hours on Saturdays were meant to be changed to between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. Doors were meant to open between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Sundays.
A quick phone call to your local store or email to Dick’s Sporting Goods will help to clear up any confusion that you still have about the opening hours of its stores on holidays. Dick’s Sporting Goods can also be emailed.
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