What Time Do Stores Open on Black Friday? Plus a Preview of Some Good Deals

by Lori. LAST UPDATED ON

 

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Today’s reader question, what time do stores open on Black Friday? Many readers have been asking about their favorite stores, so I hope this helps!

Black Friday Store Opening Times

 

Here is a current list of Black Friday store sours and a preview of the best deals. A big thank you to Christmas Deals and Steals for your help! Also included is a preview of some of the best deals at each store.

These are from the store websites although your mall may have different times. Also note that some stores have TWO sets of times. One is for Thanksgiving, where most will close and then reopen again.

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Best Buy – 6 p.m. Thursday, November 28 Best Buy will begin its “Doorbuster Deals” at 6 p.m. Thanksgiving. According to the company’s ad, tickets will be handed out for items up to two hours before the store opens. Best Buy is also promoting “Midnight Mystery Doorbusters” beginning at 12 a.m. Friday and a later sale at 10 a.m. Friday.

GAP, BANANA REPUBLIC AND OLD NAVYThey normally abide by Mall store hours (which they will be open from 8 p.m. to midnight on Thanksgiving). However, many of them of Flagship stores (stand alone stores) that will have different hours of operation, and I currently do not have them at the moment. Though, many of them might follow mall hours  protocol.

JC PENNEY – 8 p.m. Thursday, November 28

KMART - 6 a.m. Thursday, November 28 Kmart will open at 6 a.m. on Thanksgiving morning and stay open for 41 hours straight until 11 p.m. on Black Friday. The store is promoting “Triple Doorbusters”, with sales beginning at 6 a.m. Thursday, 7 p.m. Thursday and 6 a.m. Friday.

KOHL’S - 8 p.m. Thursday, November 28 Kohl’s Department Stores announced it will open its doors at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving, kicking off its Black Friday event earlier than ever. Stores will be open for 28 hours straight – from 8 p.m. Thursday, November 28 through midnight on Friday.

MACY’S - 8 p.m. Thursday, November 28 For the first time in its 155-year history, Macy’s will be open on Thanksgiving. The store announced in mid-October that it would open at 8 p.m. that Thursday with a variety of sales running through Saturday, November 30.
SEARS – 8 p.m. Thursday, November 28

SEARS – stores will be open beginning at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day through 10 p.m. on Black Friday, with more than 1,000 doorbusters available until 1 p.m. Friday. According to the company’s website, this is the third year Sears is opening on Thanksgiving.

TARGET - 8 p.m. Thursday, November 28. They have an amazing deal! If you spend $75 or more, you will receive a 20% off coupon to use in their store from December 1st to the 7th! Plus all single roll wrapping paper is Buy 1 Get 1 Free! Also, if you buy an Keurig K40 Brewing Elite system for $99, you will get a $20 Target Gift card. So many great gift card deals!

TOYS R US – 5 p.m. Thursday, November 28 Opening earlier than nearly all its competitors, Toys R Us announced its Black Friday sale would begin at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving. The store is offering more than 300 “doorbuster values” that range from 4-hour deals to sales available through Saturday.

WALMART - 6 p.m. Thursday, November 28
Walmart is once again staggering its Black Friday sales, with the first round starting at 6 p.m. Thursday and the second round beginning two hours later at 8 p.m. The final event starts at 8 a.m. Friday and runs all weekend. The company is offering a “1 Hour In Stock Guarantee” on select featured items. If a featured item sells out within the first hour, Walmart says customers can instead purchase a “guarantee card” that will ensure they receive that item before Christmas at the advertised Black Friday price.

Below is a list of Black Friday store hours and some of the Power Savings, too!
ACE HARDWARE: Open at 6 a.m. Friday, November 29.

  • 25% All Regular Priced items from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. with in store coupon. November 29
  • 50% Off One Regular Priced item $30 or lower with in store coupon. November 30
  • $10 Off your purchase of $50 or more with in store coupon. December 1
  • Earn $50 in Reward points when you spend $500 on your Ace Hardware Credit Card.

AEROPOSTALE: Opens 8 p.m. Thursday, November 28.

  • 60% Off Everything!
  • Spend $100 or more will get free Skullcandy Earbuds
  • Spend $150 or more will get free Skullcandy 2XL

AMERICAN EAGLE: Opens 8 p.m. Thursday, November 28 . It hasn’t been confirmed yet, but they normally have everything 50% off! I’ll be waiting on this one.

BARNES & NOBLE: Store opens 8 a.m. Friday, November 29.

  • Spend $75 and receive a $10 eGift Card
  • Nook Simple Touch $79 Plus Free Shipping

BATH & BODY WORKS: Store Opens 12 p.m. Thursday, November 28 closes 11 p.m. Friday, November 29.

  • Last year, and previous years, they normally do an adorable bag with tons of products in it for $20, but these come in limited quantities. The retail value of the products is $100+!!

BIG LOTS : Store opens 6 a.m. Friday, November 29.
CATO: Store Opens 7 a.m Friday, November 29.
CHRISTOPHER & BANKS: Store opens 6 a.m. Friday, November 29.
CLAIRE’S: Store Opens 8 p.m.
DEB: Store Opens 8 a.m. Friday, November 29.
DICK’S SPORTING GOODS: Store Opens 8 p.m. Thursday, November 28

  • All Deals End at 2 p.m. (Regional Times, check Dicks.com for your area)
  • Take $15 off Athletic Foot Wear $59.99 or higher with coupon.
  • Take $15 off Nike, Adidas or Reebok Athletic Wear purchase of $59.99 or higher.
  • 50% off Nike Performance Fleece (Men, Women and Youth)

DILLARD’S: Store Opens 8 a.m. They will be Closed Thanksgiving.
FINISH LINE : Store Opens 8 p.m. Thursday, November 28.
FRED’S: Store Opens 5 a.m. Friday, November 29.

  • Save 20% off iTunes Gift Cards

GAMESTOP: Store Opens 12 a.m. Friday, November 29.

  • Buy 2 Get 1 Free Pre-Owned Products
  • 30% Extra Instore Credit for Trades
  • Nintendo 2DS for $129 (Red or Blue)
  • BOGO Disney Infinity Characters

GNC: Stores open 6 a.m. and 8 a.m. Friday, November 29. Depending on location.
HOBBY LOBBY: Store Opens 8 a.m. Friday, November 29.
HOLLISTER CO.: Store opens 8 p.m. Thursday, November 28
HOME DEPOT: Store opens 5 a.m. Friday, November 29.
HOT TOPIC: Store Opens 8 p.m. Thursday, November 28.
JO-ANN FABRICS: Store Opens 6 a.m. Friday, November 29
JOURNEYS: Store opens 8 p.m. Thursday, November 28.
JUSTICE: Store opens 12 a.m. Friday, November 29.
KAY JEWELERS: Store Opens 6 a.m. Friday, November 29.
HALLMARK SHOP: Store Opens 8 p.m. Thursday, November 28
LANE BRYANT: Store Opens 12 a.m. Friday, November 29.
LOWE’S: Store Opens 5 a.m. Friday, November 29.

  • 50% off Kobalt 227 piece Mechanic Tool Set
  • $0.99 Poinsettias
  • Outdoor patio heating lamps 50% off

MAURICES : Store Opens 8 p.m. Thursday, November 28.
MARSHALLS: Store Opens 8 a.m. Friday, November 29.
MENARDS: Store Opens 6 a.m. Friday, November 29.
MICHAEL’S: Store opens 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. Thursday, November 28 and then 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, November 29.

  • Coupon for 60% off PLUS an additional 20% off Custom Framing.
  • 30% off Entire purchase (including sale items).
  • 40% off Entire purchase (Regular priced items only).
  • 70% off Holiday Ribbon.
  • Ashland Jar Scented Candles 4/$10!

OFFICE DEPOT: Store Opens 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. On Thursday, November 28 and then reopens 8 a.m. Friday, November 29.
OFFICE MAX: Store opens 8 p.m. Thursday, November 28 and then Black Friday pricing starts at 12:01 a.m.

  • Buy 1 Get 1 Free Office Max Brand Printer Ink!
  • Gift Card deals: Buy $50 iTunes gift card & get $10 off. Buy $200 Master Card Gift Card and get $20 off!
  • $59 for a Mach Speed 4GB Tablet!

OLD NAVY: Store Opens8 p.m. Thursday, November 28.

  • Save 50% off the entire store!

PAC SUN: Store Opens 8 p.m. Thursday, November 28.
PAYLESS: Store Opens 12 a.m. Friday, November 29.
PEEBLES : Store opens 6 p.m. Thursday, November 28 – 1 a.m. Friday, November 29. It then reopens
6 a.m. – 9 p.m. Friday, November 29.
PETCO: Store opens 7 a.m. Friday, November 29.
RADIO SHACK : Store Opens 8 a.m. Friday, November 29.
ROSS DRESS FOR LESS: Store Opens 5 a.m. Friday, November 29.
RUE 21: Store 8 p.m. Thursday, November 28.
SAM’S CLUB : Store Opens 7 a.m. Friday, November 29.
SHOE SENSATION: Store opens 8 a.m. Friday, November 29.
STAPLES: Store opens 8 p.m. Thursday, November 28 – 12 a.m. Friday, November 29 and then reopens
6 a.m. – 9 p.m. Friday, November 28.
THE CHILDREN’S PLACE : Store opens 12 a.m. Friday, November 29.
THE SHOE DEPT.: Store opens 8 p.m. Thursday, November 28.
THINGS REMEMBERED : Store Opens 12 a.m. Or 6 a.m. (Check the website for your area) Friday, November 29.
T.J. MAXX: Store Opens 8 a.m. Friday, November 29.
ULTA BEAUTY: Store opens 8 p.m. Thursday, November 28.
VANITY: Store Opens 12 a.m. Friday, November 29.
VICTORIA’S SECRET: Store opens 12 a.m. Friday, November 29.
WET SEAL: Store Opens 8 p.m. Thursday, November 28.


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