here is the list of stores open and closed this Friday, December 25 in Belgium

As every year, only independent or franchised supermarkets are likely to open during this Christmas day. This is precisely the case with the various Carrefour stores. If the hypermarkets are closed, some franchisees, open on Sunday, could open their doors on Tuesday. You can click here to see if the store near you is open this Tuesday.

Colruyt stores: like Sundays, all stores will be closed. The Okey and Spar stores will also be taking time off. Here is what the management also announces on its website: “Your Colruyt store welcomes you from 8 am to 8 pm on Wednesdays 23/12 and 30/12, and from 8 am to 6 pm on Thursdays 24/12 and 31 / 12. On Saturday January 2nd we will take an extra day off, but your Spar store is open to you. We will be happy to welcome you again from Monday January 4th. “

Delhaize stores: Most Delhaize stores will close their doors. But, some Proxies and ADs could remain open, especially in the morning. We invite you to consult the list of stores open near you on the group’s website, here.

At Match and Cora, hypermarkets and supermarkets will be closed but stores usually open on Sundays could be on December 25. You will be able to know here if the store near you is open.

The Aldi, Macro and Lidl stores will be closed, unlike the Intermarché Contact and Super stores which could be open, depending on the wishes of independent business leaders. The hours can be exceptionally adapted on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, i.e. 24 and 31 December.

Regarding other major brands, Ikea stores will remain closed throughout the day. The majority of shopping centers in Wallonia and Brussels will also be closed.

Shopping centers

The majority of shopping centers in Wallonia and Brussels will remain closed on Christmas and New Year days.


As usual on public holidays, administrations and banks will be closed (also on December 26). This is also the case for post offices, but some Post points will still be accessible in convenience stores that will open their doors.

Finally, pharmacies will also be closed, as on every public holiday. It will therefore be necessary to turn to duty pharmacies if needed.


Coronavirus obliges, there is no Christmas market, no winter pleasures, no Christmas village This year. The Winter Wonders in Brussels are open from 12 to 10 p.m. this Wednesday.

Pairi Daiza, which usually opens on December 25, has closed its doors for several months due to the health crisis.


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