What supermarkets are open on November 1, All Saints’ Day?

On All Saints’ Day, Tuesday, November 1, the opening and closing times of the main supermarkets in Spain will vary depending on the commercial policy of each chain. Some stores will maintain their usual hours, others will open with reduced hours, some will close all their establishments, and in other cases closures and openings will alternate depending on the area.

Mercadona will not open its stores on November 1, as it does on all Sundays and holidays. Carrefour will open its stores throughout the country as on every holiday, but the opening hours will depend on the type of establishment (Express, Market, Bio…) and the location. Alcampo will open most of its stores on November 1 with their usual hours, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., or with a slightly shorter schedule, from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Lidl will close most of its centers on All Saints’ Day, except those in Madrid and some specific locations that will open with slightly shorter hours from 10:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. or 10:00 p.m. Dia will start the opening of its sales centers, with some closing (those in small towns), others maintaining reduced hours (from 2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.) and others maintaining their usual hours, from 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. El Corte Inglés supermarkets will open with festive hours, from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Aldi will depend on the region, with some communities regularly open on Sundays and holidays, so on November 1 it will follow this rule and open from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. or 9:30 p.m. Lastly, Eroski will open some of its establishments on November 1 in its normal hours, from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

To find out the exact hours of your nearest store on All Saints’ Day, it is best to check the specific hours of each store on their respective websites.