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The list of stores that will be closed on Thanksgiving Day is growing, with Walmart announcing that it will also allow its employees to spend the day with family and friends.

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Walmart will be closed for a third year on Thanksgiving Day, Good Housekeeping discovered after polling dozens of retailers about holiday operating hours.

CBS News also reported about the holiday closure.

The retailer said last year that the closing of stores on the family holiday was a “thank you” to employees.

Walmart’s competitor, Target, will also be closed on Thanksgiving, as will Kohl’s and Best Buy.

Kohl’s to be closed on Thanksgiving Day

But not all stores have decided to go dark on Thanksgiving.

Best Buy, Target to be closed on Thanksgiving

Michaels, Big Lots and several grocery stores are expected to have Thanksgiving Day hours, CBS News reported.