Open on Christmas: Places to Go in Roswell
Not everything shuts down for the holiday. Here are a few of the places we've found that are still open on Christmas, Tuesday, Dec. 25.
Starbucks - Who couldn't use a good cup of coffee after waking up at the crack of dawn to see what Santa brought? The Starbucks at 10800 Alpharetta Highway (at the corner of Mansell Road) will be open from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The Starbucks at Highway 92 and King Road is open from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Swing by on your way to Grandma's house.
Aurora Cineplex - When that afternoon lull hits after the turkey has been consumed, grab some popcorn and head to the theater! Aurora Cineplex at 5100 Commerce Parkway will open from 1 p.m.-10 p.m. and features several movies that came out this week, including "Django Unchained," (opens Dec. 25) "This is 40" and "Monsters, Inc 3D." Call them at 770-518-0977 or view showtimes and purchase tickets online.
The Melting Pot - Didn't quite love that green bean casserole Aunt Marge brought, skip round two and head to the Melting Pot at 1055 Mansell Road from 4 p.m. - 9 p.m. Make reservations by calling 770-518-4100.
Brunswick Bowling Lanes - If you need to burn off some of those calories you've accumulated at all of those holiday parties over the last month, Brunswick Bowling Lanes at 785 Old Roswell Road will be open from 2 p.m.-12 a.m. (midnight) on Christmas Day. Call them at 770-998-9437.
Waffle House - In the mood for waffles...or hashbrowns, eggs and country-fried steak, for that matter? The Waffle House at 4875 Alabama Road NE, will still be open as usual. They aren't kidding around about that 24-hour, 365 days-a-year thing. Give them at call at 770-592-3984.
Walgreens - Whether you need vitamins to fight off that cold or extra lights for the tree, Walgreen locations will be open until midnight Christmas Eve and open from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. on Christmas Day. The pharmacy will be closed.
CVS - Local CVS locations will also be open 24 hours Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
Places to Go Nearby
Buca Di Beppo - Ditch the turkey for some lasagna! Buca Di Beppo at 2335 Mansell Rd, Alpharetta, opens at 11 a.m. on Christmas day. Call them at 770-643-9463.