September 30, 2023

Walmarts and ALDI areas in and round The Villages will stay closed on Wednesday, whereas most Publix will preserve regular hours as grocers grapple with Hurricane Idalia.

Two Walmart areas in The Villages and one in Summerfield introduced that they might shut their doorways late Tuesday and would stay closed by means of Wednesday.

“On account of Idalia, Walmart will likely be closing as we speak at 5:00 pm, the Pharmacy and the Imaginative and prescient Middle shut as we speak at 4:00 pm. We’ll all be reopen Thursday at our regular enterprise hours,” reads a press release from Walmart Supercenter at Buffalo Ridge Plaza.

Walmart at Buffalo Ridge Plaza

Along with the placement in Buffalo Ridge Plaza, the Walmart Neighborhood Market on Heald Manner and the Walmart Supercenter in Summerfield are additionally closed by means of Wednesday.

All three shops are scheduled to reopen at 6 a.m. on Thursday, August 31.

Equally, all three native ALDI areas that service The Villages will shut by means of Wednesday. These three shops are positioned at 13937 Hwy 441 in Girl Lake, 3915 E CR 466 in Oxford, and 5643 Seven Mile Drive in Wildwood.

ALDI on U.S. Hwy. 441 in Lady Lake
ALDI on U.S. Hwy. 441 in Girl Lake

The Wildwood and Girl Lake areas will reopen at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, whereas the Aldi in Oxford will reopen at 9 a.m. on Thursday.

Conversely, Publix will preserve all of its shops in The Villages open, with the exception its location at Mulberry Grove Plaza Procuring Middle. That location is located inside the Marion County portion of The Villages and can have modified hours, opening at 12 p.m.

Each Winn Dixie areas in The Villages will stay open for regular hours on Wednesday.