Greensboro, NC -- Christmas is considered the most sacred holiday on the calendar, where once upon a time everything closed for the day.
Well, fast forward to the 24/7 world we live in, not every business closes on Decebmer 25 anymore.
WFMY News 2 compiled this list of places, we know about, that are open. Please feel free to share in our comments section or Facebook page any that's not on the list.
Waffle House - Open all Day on Christmas.
Walgreens - All stores open, some with limited hours. The 24 hours stores will remain open all night.
CVS Pharmacy - Most stores open 10am-6pm. The 24 hours stores will remain open throughout the night.
Starbucks - Hours vary by store, should call ahead.
iHop - Hours vary by store, but 24 hour locations won't be closing.
Denny's Opened 24 hours: Kenersville & Thomasville
Benders Tavern - 10:30am - 3pm - 4517 W. Market St., Greensboro. Shuttle service: Urban Ministry, IRC and Center City Park, every 15 minutes.
*Benders is serving Christmas Day meal that was traditionally served at the Ham's on Friendly Ave., which closed several years ago.
Movie Theatres - All open, check show times with the theatre.
Go see Lights! Tanglewood Lights and other popular light displays are open for cars to cruise. There is a fee at some displays.
WFMY News 2