Christmas and New Year 2019 supermarket opening times for Sainsbury's, Tesco, ASDA, Morrisons, ALDI, Lidl and the Co-op

The holiday season is upon us and for many this means family, friends and good food – to keep things joyful we’ve put together a list of all your local supermarket opening times.

Tuesday, 17th December 2019, 9:35 pm
Updated Thursday, 19th December 2019, 5:00 pm
Christmas 2019 supermarket opening times for Sainsbury's, Tesco, ASDA, Morrisons, ALDI, Lidl and the Co-op. Picture: Google Maps

It’s the busiest shopping time of the year, supermarkets are packed with people getting ready for Christmas Day dinner, Boxing Day family gatherings and New Years Eve parties. If you’re heading out to do your food shopping here are all the supermarket opening times you need to know.

Opening times for ASDA supermarkets:

ASDA South Shields Superstore and ASDA Boldon Supercentre

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

ASDA Boldon Supercentre. Picture: Google Maps

Wednesday, December 18 – open 24 hours

Thursday, December 19 – open 24 hours

Friday, December 20 – open 24 hours

Saturday, December 21 – open 24 hours

Saisnbury’s at Stanhope Road. Picture: Google Maps

Sunday, December 22 – 10am to 4pm

Monday, December 23 – 5am to 12am

Christmas Eve (Tuesday, 24) – 12am to 7pm

Christmas Day (Wednesday, 25) – CLOSED

Tesco on Tower Place. Picture: Google Maps

Boxing Day (Thursday, 26) – 9am to 6pm

Friday, December 27 – opens at 6am

Saturday, December 28 – closes at 10pm

Sunday, December 29 – 10am to 4pm

ALDI at Chichester Road. Picture: Google Maps

Monday, December 30 – opens at 6am

New Years Eve ( Tuesday, 31) – closed 7am

New Years Day (Wednesday, 1) – 10am to 5pm

ASDA supermarkets will return to their usual opening times on Thursday, January 2, 2020.

Opening times for Sainsbury’s supermarkets:

Sainsbury’s at Prince Edward Road

Lidl at Laygate. Picture: Google Maps

Wednesday, December 18 – 7am to 9pm

Thursday, December 19 – 7am to 9pm

Friday, December 20 – 7am to 9pm

Saturday, December 21 – 7am to 9pm

Sunday, December 22 – 10am to 4pm

Monday, December 23 – 6am to 9pm

Christmas Eve (Tuesday, 24) – 6am to 7pm

Christmas Day (Wednesday, 25) – CLOSED

Boxing Day (Thursday, 26) – 9am to 6pm

Friday, December 27 – 7am to 9pm

Saturday, December 28 – 7am to 9pm

Sunday, December 29 – 10am to 4pm

Monday, December 30 – 7am to 9pm

New Years Eve ( Tuesday, 31) – 7am to 7pm

New Years Day (Wednesday, 1) – 9am to 7pm

Saisnbury’s at Stanhope Road

Wednesday, December 18 – 7am to 11pm

Thursday, December 19 – 7am to 11pm

Friday, December 20 – 7am to 11pm

Saturday, December 21 – 7am to 11pm

Sunday, December 22 – 7am to 11pm

Monday, December 23 – 7am to 11pm

Christmas Eve (Tuesday, 24) – 7am to 9pm

Christmas Day (Wednesday, 25) – CLOSED

Boxing Day (Thursday, 26) – 9am to 9am

Friday, December 27 – 7am to 11pm

Saturday, December 28 – 7am to 11pm

Sunday, December 29 – 7am to 11pm

Monday, December 30 – 7am to 11pm

New Years Eve ( Tuesday, 31) – 7am to 9am

New Years Day (Wednesday, 1) – 9am to 9pm

Sainsbury’s at Binchester Street

Wednesday, December 18 – 6am to 11pm

Thursday, December 19 – 6am to 11pm

Friday, December 20 – 6am to 11pm

Saturday, December 21 – 6am to 11pm

Sunday, December 22 – 6am to 11pm

Monday, December 23 – 6am to 11pm

Christmas Eve (Tuesday, 24) – 6am to 9pm

Christmas Day (Wednesday, 25) – CLOSED

Boxing Day (Thursday, 26) – 9am to 9pm

Friday, December 27 – 6am to 11pm

Saturday, December 28 – 6am to 11pm

Sunday, December 29 – 6am to 11pm

Monday, December 30 – 6am to 11pm

New Years Eve ( Tuesday, 31) – 6am to 9pm

New Years Day (Wednesday, 1) – 9am to 9pm

Sainsbury’s supermarkets will return to their usual opening times on Thursday, January 2, 2020.

Opening times for Tesco supermarkets:

Tesco at Tower Place

Wednesday, December 18 – 6am to 10pm

Thursday, December 19 – 6am to 10pm

Friday, December 20 – 6am to 10pm

Saturday, December 21 – 6am to 10pm

Sunday, December 22 – 10am to 4pm

Monday, December 23 – 6am to 10pm

Christmas Eve (Tuesday, 24) – 6am to 7pm

Christmas Day (Wednesday, 25) – CLOSED

Boxing Day (Thursday, 26) – CLOSED

Friday, December 27 – 6am to 10pm

Saturday, December 28 – 6am to 10pm

Sunday, December 29 – 10am to 4pm

Monday, December 30 – 6am to 10pm

New Years Eve ( Tuesday, 31) – 6am to 7pm

New Years Day (Wednesday, 1) – 9am to 6pm

Tesco Express at Prince Edward Road

Wednesday, December 18 – 6am to 11pm

Thursday, December 19 – 6am to 11pm

Friday, December 20 – 6am to 11pm

Saturday, December 21 – 6am to 11pm

Sunday, December 22 – 6am to 11pm

Monday, December 23 – 6am to 11pm

Christmas Eve (Tuesday, 24) – 6am to 10pm

Christmas Day (Wednesday, 25) – CLOSED

Boxing Day (Thursday, 26) – 8am to 10pm

Friday, December 27 – 6am to 11pm

Saturday, December 28 – 6am to 11pm

Sunday, December 29 – 10am to 4pm

Monday, December 30 – 6am to 11pm

New Years Eve ( Tuesday, 31) – 6am to 10pm

New Years Day (Wednesday, 1) – 8am to 10pm

Tesco Express at Sea Winnings Way

Wednesday, December 18 – 7am to 10pm

Thursday, December 19 – 7am to 10pm

Friday, December 20 – 7am to 10pm

Saturday, December 21 – 7am to 10pm

Sunday, December 22 – 7am to 10pm

Monday, December 23 – 7am to 10pm

Christmas Eve (Tuesday, 24) – 7am to 10pm

Christmas Day (Wednesday, 25) – CLOSED

Boxing Day (Thursday, 26) – 8am to 10pm

Friday, December 27 – 7am to 10pm

Saturday, December 28 – 7am to 10pm

Sunday, December 29 – 10am to 4pm

Monday, December 30 – 7am to 10pm

New Years Eve ( Tuesday, 31) – 7am to 10pm

New Years Day (Wednesday, 1) – 8am to 10pm

Tesco supermarkets will return to their usual opening times on Thursday, January 2, 2020.

Opening times for ALDI supermarkets:

ALDI at Chichester Road

Wednesday, December 18 – 8am to 10pm

Thursday, December 19 – 8am to 10pm

Friday, December 20 – 8am to 10pm

Saturday, December 21 – 8am to 10pm

Sunday, December 22 – 10am to 4pm

Monday, December 23 – 8am to 10pm

Christmas Eve (Tuesday, 24) – 8am to 6pm

Christmas Day (Wednesday, 25) – CLOSED

Boxing Day (Thursday, 26) – CLOSED

Friday, December 27 – 8am to 8am

Saturday, December 28 – 8am to 8am

Sunday, December 29 – 10am to 4pm

Monday, December 30 – 8am to 8am

New Years Eve ( Tuesday, 31) – 8am to 6pm

New Years Day (Wednesday, 1) –CLOSED

ALDI supermarkets will return to their usual opening times on Thursday, January 2, 2020.

Opening times for LIDL supermarkets:

Lidl at Boldon Lane and Lidl at Laygate

Wednesday, December 18 – 8am to 10pm

Thursday, December 19 – 8am to 10pm

Friday, December 20 – 8am to 10pm

Saturday, December 21 – 8am to 10pm

Sunday, December 22 – 10am to 4pm

Monday, December 23 – 8am to 10pm

Christmas Eve (Tuesday, 24) – 8am to 6pm

Christmas Day (Wednesday, 25) – CLOSED

Boxing Day (Thursday, 26) – CLOSED

Friday, December 27 – 8am to 10pm

Saturday, December 28 – 8am to 10pm

Sunday, December 29 – 10am to 4pm

Monday, December 30 – 8am to 10pm

New Years Eve ( Tuesday, 31) – 8am to 6pm

New Years Day (Wednesday, 1) – CLOSED

Lidl supermarkets will return to their usual opening times on Thursday, January 2, 2020.

Opening times for Co-Op Food supermarkets:

Co-Op Food at Mortimer Road

Wednesday, December 18 – 6am to 11pm

Thursday, December 19 – 6am to 11pm

Friday, December 20 – 6am to 11pm

Saturday, December 21 – 6am to 11pm

Sunday, December 22 – 6am to 11pm

Monday, December 23 – 6am to 11pm

Christmas Eve (Tuesday, 24) – 6am to 9pm

Christmas Day (Wednesday, 25) – CLOSED

Boxing Day (Thursday, 26) – 8am to 8pm

Friday, December 27 – 6am to 11pm

Saturday, December 28 – 6am to 11pm

Sunday, December 29 – 6am to 11pm

Monday, December 30 – 6am to 11pm

New Years Eve ( Tuesday, 31) – 6am to 9pm

New Years Day (Wednesday, 1) – 8am to 8pm

Co-Op Food supermarkets will return to their usual opening times on Thursday, January 2, 2020.

Opening times for Morrisons supermarkets:

Morrisons at Coston Drive

Wednesday, December 18 – 7am to 10pm

Thursday, December 19 – 7am to 10pm

Friday, December 20 – 7am to 10pm

Saturday, December 21 – 6am to 12am

Sunday, December 22 – 10am to 4pm

Monday, December 23 – 6am to 12am

Christmas Eve (Tuesday, 24) – 6am to 6pm

Christmas Day (Wednesday, 25) – CLOSED

Boxing Day (Thursday, 26) – 9am to 6pm

Friday, December 27 – 7am to 10pm

Saturday, December 28 – 7am to 10pm

Sunday, December 29 – 10am to 4pm

Monday, December 30 – 7am to 10pm

New Years Eve ( Tuesday, 31) – 7am to 6pm

New Years Day (Wednesday, 1) – 9am to 6pm

Morrisons supermarkets will return to their usual opening times on Thursday, January 2, 2020.

Morrisons at Coston Drive. Picture: Google Maps