At many stores, Friday is the last chance to pick up Black Friday deals.
While Black Friday sales have been going on throughout November with early sales starting before Halloween, the official shopping extravaganza has arrived.
Stores open early – Walmart, Best Buy, Old Navy, Dick’s Sporting Goods, JCPenney and Kohl’s – are first with 5 a.m. openings. Then there is a wave at 6 a.m. when Bed Bath & Beyond, Macy’s, Home Depot and Lowe’s open.
Target, Belk, GameStop and HomeGoods are among the retailers opening at 7 a.m. Hours can vary by location. Some stores will continue sales throughout the weekend ahead of Cyber Monday.
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Amid the pandemic and before COVID-19 vaccines were available, last year’s Black Friday was considered the quietest in decades. But more shoppers are expected to show up in stores Friday.
According to the National Retail Federation’s annual survey, 64% are expected to shop in stores Friday compared to 51% last year.
With inflation at a 31-year high and supply chain disruptions, consumers have started shopping earlier than in past years. However, they are finding fewer deals and fewer items are available.
Walmart Black Friday hours 2021
Walmart stores open at 5 a.m. local time Friday with a new round of deals in-store. The sale started online Monday and is the retailer’s third and final Black Friday sale of 2021.
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Best Buy Black Friday store hours
Best Buy started its official Black Friday sale a week early. Stores are open from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday. On Saturday stores will be open 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday’s hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
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Target Black Friday hours 2021
Target opens at 7 a.m. again in 2021 and announced earlier in the week that it will stay closed on Thanksgiving moving forward.
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Kohl’s Black Friday 2021 hours
Kohl’s opens at 5 a.m. Friday for the second year in a row. Friday is the last day Kohl’s will give out $15 Kohl’s Cash for every $50 spent.
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Costco Black Friday hours
Staying closed on Thanksgiving and other holidays isn’t new to Costco. Clubs were closed Thursday and most are opening earlier than usual Friday. Hours vary but some clubs will open at 9 a.m.
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Black Friday 2021 store hours
To plan your in-store shopping, here are Black Friday store hours. Beware, hours can vary by location and times when curbside pickup is available can be different from store hours. Check with your closest location. Click on store names to search for location-specific information.
Academy Sports + Outdoors: 5 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Ace Hardware: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
At Home: 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Badcock Home Furniture & more: Most stores open at 9 a.m.
Banana Republic: Varies.
Barnes & Noble: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Bass Pro Shops: Open 5 a.m.
Bath & Body Works: Many stores open at 6 a.m.
Batteries Plus: Varies.
Bealls Florida: 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Bealls Outlet: 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Bed Bath & Beyond: Open 6 a.m.
Belk: Open 7 a.m.
Best Buy: 5 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Big Lots: 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
BJ’s Wholesale Club: Open 7 a.m.
Boscov’s: 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Burlington: 7 a.m. to midnight
buybuy Baby: Open 8 a.m.
Cabela’s: Open 5 a.m.
Costco Wholesale Club: Varies, but most open earlier than regular Friday hours.
CVS: Regular hours.
Dick’s Sporting Goods: 5 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Dillard’s: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
DSW: Varies, but most open 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Five Below: Open 8 a.m.
Fleet Farm: Open 5 a.m.
Forever 21: Varies.
GameStop: Open 7 a.m.
Guitar Center: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Hobby Lobby: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Home Depot: Open 6 a.m.
HomeGoods: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
H&M: Varies, with some stores opening at 6 a.m.
Jared: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
JCPenney: 5 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Joann Stores: 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Kay Jewelers: Varies, but many open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Kohl’s: Open 5 a.m.
Lowe’s: Open 6 a.m.
Macy’s: 6 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.
Marshalls: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Menards: Open 6 a.m.
Michaels: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Nordstrom and Nordstrom Rack: Hours vary.
Office Depot/OfficeMax: Regular hours, most open at 8 a.m.
Old Navy: 5 a.m. to 11 p.m.
PetSmart: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sam’s Club: Varies by membership level.
Shoe Carnival: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Staples: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Target: 7 a.m to 10 p.m.
T.J. Maxx: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Tractor Supply Co.: 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Ulta Beauty: 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Victoria’s Secret: Varies.
Walgreens: Regular hours.
Walmart: 5 a.m. to 11 p.m.
World Market: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Zales: Varies, but many open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Contributing: David P. Willis, Asbury Park Press