Black Friday Store Hours & Doorbuster Deals

Update 10/18/12: Welcome! If you’ve landed her from a link somewhere online or from search, we’ve just published the 2012 Black Friday Store Hours and Doorbuster Deals on the FatWallet blog, containing this year’s hours and deals. That post will be updated weekly as new stores leak their Black Friday Ads with their hours.


Let FatWallet help you plan your shopping route and make the most of your Black Friday shopping!

Here’s a roundup of all the stores and their Black Friday shopping hours. Stores with the turkey image next to them have Early Black Friday Deals and stores with Online Shopping are highlighted in red.

I will be adding to this list as more stores post their deals and hours. Please remember that hours may vary by location so check your local store for exact times.

Be sure to check out the FatWallet Black Friday deal finder to help you sort through all the amazing deals that are available on Black Friday!

Happy Shopping!
:) Heather

AAFES

  • Opens Black Friday 11/25/11 at 4am

AC Moore

  • Open Black Friday 11/25/11 at 5:00 am to 10:00 pm

  • Doorbusters: Free $10 gift cards to first 50 customers at 5:00 am on Black Friday

Academy Sports

  • Online Shopping Thanksgiving day 11/24/11

  • Open Black Friday 11/25/11 at 5:00 am to 10:00 pm
  • Doorbusters: While Supplies Last

Ace Hardware

  • Open Black Friday 11/25/11: Hours vary by location, most common seem to be: 7:00 am to 8:00 pm

  • After Thanksgiving Event: 11/25/11 to 11/27/11
  • Cash Back Sale on FatWallet 4% (was 3%) through 12/31/11

Altrec Outdoors

  • Online Shopping at 12:00 midnight 11/25/11 Black Friday

  • Cyber Monday deals go live at 12:00 midnight 11/28/11

Apple Store

  • Online Shopping or In the store on Black Friday 11/25/11 Hours vary by location

Avenue

  • Online Shopping starting Wednesday 11/23/11 through 11/27/11

  • Free Shipping on orders $50 or more at avenue.com
  • Open Black Friday 11/25/11 5:00 am
  • Doorbuster: 11/25/11 Free MP3 Player between 5:00 am and 9:00 am while supplies last. Also get a metallic tote plus mystery savings.
  • Cash Back on FatWallet 5%

Bass Pro Shops

  • Open Thanksgiving 11/24/11 to 11/27/11 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

  • Open Black Friday 11/25/11 6-11 am
  • Cash Back on FatWallet 5%

Bealls

  • Open Black Friday 11/25/11 at 12:00 am until 10:00 PM

  • Doorbusters: First 1,000 customers in each store receives scratch off card with ipad, $250 gift card, or $5 Bealls bucks.
  • Cash Back on FatWallet 4%

Belk

  • Online Shopping deals starting Thanksgiving 11/24/11

  • Open Black Friday 11/25/11 at 4:00 am until 10:00 PM
  • Doorbusters: Black Friday 11/25/11 at 4:00 am until 1:00 PM
  • Cash Back on FatWallet 4%

Best Buy

  • Open Thanksgiving day for Online Shopping deals.
  • Open Black Friday 11/25/11 at 12am
  • Doorbusters: Will pass out tickets up to 2 hours before stores open for doorbusters.
  • Cash Back on FatWallet 1%-3.6%

Big Lots

  • Open Thanksgiving Day 11/24/11 7:00 am to 8:00 pm except for MA, ME, and RI

  • Thanksgiving Doorbuster 6:00 am to 12:00 am midnight
  • Open Black Friday: 11/25/11 at 6:00 am to 11:00 pm

B.J.’s Wholesale Club

  • Open Wednesday 11/23/11 through Cyber Monday 11/28 for Online Shopping.

  • Open Black Friday: 11/25/11 at 7am
  • Cash Back on FatWallet 1%

Burlington Coat Factory

  • Open Black Friday: 11/25/11 at 5:00 am to 11:00 pm

Cabela’s

  • Open Black Friday 11/25/11 at 5am

  • Dorbusters 5:00 am to 10:00 am
  • Cash Back on FatWallet 3%

Campmor

Costco Membership

  • Online Shopping only savings 11/25/11/ to 12/11/11

  • Open Black Friday 11/25/11 at 9 am
  • Warehouse Savings 11/25/11 to 11/27/11

Craft Warehouse

  • Open Black Friday 11/25/11 at 6 am

  • Doorbuster: Free bracelet with coupon 11/25/11 6am to 11am

CVS

  • Open Thanksgiving Day 11/24/11 and Black Friday 11/25/11. Hours vary by location.

Dell Home Systems

  • Online Shopping Black Friday 11/25/11 at 12:00 am Midnight

  • Cash Back on FatWallet up to 4%

Dick’s Sporting Goods

  • Online Shopping Thanksgiving Day 11/24/11 6:00 am
  • Open Black Friday 11/25/11 5:00 am to 2:00 pm
  • Cash Back on FatWallet 4%

Dunham Sports

  • Open Black Friday 11/25/11 5:00 am

  • Doorbuster deals 11/25/11 5:00 am to 3:00 pm

eBags

  • Online Shopping Thanksgiving Day 11/24/11 25% off most items and free shipping on orders over $75 through 11:00 pm Thanksgiving.

  • Black Friday doorbusters up to 70% off
  • Cash Back available on FatWallet 10%

Electronics-Expo.com

  • Online Shopping Thanksgiving Day 11/24/11

  • Cash Back Sale on FatWallet 2% (was 1%) through 12/31/11

Express

  • Shop Thanksgiving day: 11/24/11 select stores

  • Open Black Friday: 11/25/11 Hours vary by location and mall rules, but any store that is allowed to open at 12:00 am will be open.
  • Cash Back Sale on FatWallet 4% (was 3%) through 12/31/11

Fashion Bug

  • Online Shopping Thanksgiving Day 11/24/11

  • Open Black Friday 11/25/11 at 8am to 9pm
  • Cash Back on FatWallet 3%

Five Below

  • Open Black Friday: Hours vary by location. Our local store will be open 11/25/11 at 12 am to 10pm

Fred’s

  • Open Thanksgiving Day 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

  • Open Black Friday: 11/25/11 at 5:00 am

Fred Meyer

  • Open Black Friday: 11/25/11 at 5:00 am

  • Doorbusters: 11/25/11 5:00 am to 11:00 am plus free doughnuts and coffee!

GameStop

  • Open Black Friday: 11/25/11 most stores open at 12 am midnight, others open at 5:00 am

  • Cash Back on FatWallet 3%

Gander Mountain

  • Open Thanksgiving Day 11/24/11 9:00 am to 9:00 pm

  • Open Black Friday: 11/25/11 6:00 am t0 10:00 pm
  • Cash Back Sale on FatWallet 5% (was 3%)

Gordmans

  • Open Black Friday: 11/25/11 Opens 5:00 am

  • First 300 guests get 20% off everything you can fit in the bag.
  • 80% off doorbusters 5:00 am to 1:00 pm

GPP Golf

  • Black Friday hours vary by location

Guitar Center

  • Open Black Friday: 11/25/11 at 8:00 am

  • Cash Back Sale on FatWallet 4.5% (was 3.5%) through 12/31/11

H-E-B-plus!

  • Open Black Friday: 11/25/11 at 4:00 am

Half Price Books

  • Open Black Friday: 11/25/11 at 7:00 am

  • Doorbusters: First 100 people per store get a tote bag and $5 gift card. One tote bag will include a $100 gift card!

Harbor Freight Tools

  • Open Black Friday: 11/25/11 at 7:00 am (6:00 am for members)

  • Cash Back on FatWallet 3.5%

Harry & David

  • Open Black Friday: 11/25/11 Hours vary by location

  • Cash Back Sale on FatWallet 7% (was 5%) through 12/31/11

Hastings

  • Open Thanksgiving day 11/24/11 1:00 pm to Midnight.

  • Thanksgiving Early Bird deals available 9:00 pm to Midnight 11/24/11.
  • Open Black Friday 11/25/11 8:00 am
  • Black Friday Doorbuster: 11/25/11 8:00 am to Noon 4 Hour Sale

hhgregg

  • Open Black Friday 11/25/11 12:00 am

  • Black Friday Doorbuster: 11/25/11 Midnight to 11:00 am or while supplies last

JCPenney

  • Open Black Friday 11/25/11 at 4am to 11:00 pm

  • Doorbusters 11/25/11 4:00 am to 1:00 pm
  • Cash Back Sale on FatWallet 4% (was 3%) through 12/31/11

Joann Fabrics

  • Open Black Friday: 11/25/11 at 6:00 am

  • Doorbusters: 11/25/11 25% off coupon 6am to 12:00 pm and 50% off all day

K-mart

  • Open Black Friday 11/25/11 at 5:00 am where permitted.

  • Doorbusters: Blue Friday 5-11 am
  • Cash Back Sale on FatWallet 5% (was 3%) through 12/31/11

Kohl’s

  • Open Black Friday: 11/25/11 at 12:00 am midnight to 11/26/11 at 12:00 am midnight.

  • Doorbuster specials 11/25/11 12:00 midnight to 1:00 pm
  • Cash Back Sale on FatWallet 3% (was 2%) through 12/31/11

La-Z-Boy

  • Open Black Friday: 11/25/11 at 9:00 am to 9:00 pm

Little Tikes

  • All sales at littletikes.com

  • Online Shopping begins: 11/20/11 at 12:00 am Midnight
  • Black Friday Online Shopping Sale: 11/24/11 at 10:00 pm
  • Cyber Monday Online Shopping Sale: 11/28/11 at 12:00 am midnight
  • Hot Deals Online Shopping Sale: 12/1/11 at 12:00 am midnight
  • Cash Back on FatWallet 3%

Lowe’s

  • Online Shopping begins Thursday 11/24/11 Lowes.com
  • Open Black Friday: 11/25/11 at 5:00 am

  • Cash Back on FatWallet 2%

Macy’s

  • Open Black Friday: 11/25/11

  • Doorbusters: 11/25/11 12:00 am to 1:00 pm. Free online shipping for orders over $99 everyday plus extra 15% off or 10% off
  • Cash Back Sale on FatWallet 4% (was 3%) through 12/31/11

MCX

  • Open Black Friday 11/25/11 at 5:00 am

  • Doorbusters: 11/25/11 from 5:00 am to 11:00 am

Menards

  • Open Black Friday at 6:00 am

  • Doorbusters: 11/25/11 6:00 am to 11:00 am

Meijer

  • Open Thanksgiving Day 11/24/11
  • Thanksgiving Doorbuster 6:00 am to 12:00 am midnight

  • Open Black Friday: 11/25/11 at 4:00 am
  • Black Friday Doorbusters: 11/25/11 4:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • Note: Meijer will not be matching competitors general merchandise sales items for Black Friday, November 25th.
  • Cash Back on FatWallet 2%

Michael’s Crafts

  • Open Thanksgiving Day 11/24/11
  • Thanksgiving Doorbuster 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm

  • Open Black Friday: 11/25/11 at 5:00 am
  • Black Friday Doorbusters: 11/25/11 5:00 am to 9:30 pm

Modell’s Sporting Goods

  • Open Black Friday: 11/25/11 at 5:00 am or earlier (Some stores open at 12:00 am midnight)

  • Doorbusters: 5:00 am to 3:00 pm
  • Cash Back on FatWallet 5%

Music 123

  • Online Shopping deals available up to 75% off.

  • Cash Back Sale on FatWallet 6% (was 3%)

Musician’s Friend

  • Online Shopping deals available starting Thanksgiving.

  • Cash Back available on FatWallet 3%

Navy Exchange

  • Open Black Friday 11/25/11 at 4am

  • Doorbusters: 4:00 am to 12:00 pm Noon

Northern Tool

  • Open Black Friday 11/25/11 at 6:00 am

Office Depot

  • Online Shopping begins Thanksgiving 11/24/11 at 7:00 am EST

  • Open Black Friday 11/25/11 at 6:00 am
  • Cash Back on FatWallet up to 4%

OfficeMax

  • Online Shopping begins Thanksgiving 11/24/11 at 7:00 am EST

  • Open Black Friday 11/25/11 at 6:00 am
  • In-store bonus coupons available at officemax.com/holiday
  • Cash Back on FatWallet 1%

Old Navy

  • Open Thanksgiving Day 11/24/11 from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm

  • Open Black Friday at 12:00 am Midnight
  • Doorbusters: Free Kodak Easy Share Bundle (see store for details)
  • Cash Back Sale on FatWallet 6% (was 3%) through 12/31/11

Olympia Sports

  • Open Black Friday 11/25/11 at 5:00 am

  • Doorbuster Specials 11/25/11 5:00 am to 2:00 pm

Pep Boys

  • Open Black Friday 11/25/11 at 6:00 am

PetSmart

  • Open Black Friday 11/25/11 at 7:00 am

  • Cash Back on FatWallet 5%

Radio Shack

  • Online Shopping begins Thursday 11/24/11 radioshack.com

  • Open Black Friday 11/25/11 at 5:30 am
  • Cash Back Sale on FatWallet 4% (was 3%) through 12/31/11

Rite Aid

  • Select Stores Open Thanksgiving Day 11/24/11: Hours vary by location

  • Open Black Friday: 11/25/11 Hours vary by location

Sam’s Club

  • Online Shopping begins Wednesday 11/23/11 at 10:00 pm EST at samsclub.com

  • Open Black Friday 11/25/11 at 5:00 am
  • Cash Back on FatWallet 1%

Sears

  • Online Shopping begins Thursday 11/24/11 sears.com

  • Open Black Friday 11/25/11 at 4:00 am
  • Doorbusters: 11/24/11 4:00 am to 1:00 pm
  • Cash Back Sale on FatWallet 4% (was 2%)

Sears Outlet

  • Open Black Friday 11/25/11 at 5:00 am

  • Cash Back on FatWallet 2%

Sephora.com

ShopKo

  • Online Shopping begins Thursday 11/24/11

  • Open Thanksgiving 11/24/11 hours TBA
  • Open Black Friday 11/25/11 at 12:00 am midnight, ShopKo Hometown Stores open at 5:00 am
  • Doorbusters: 11/25/11 12:00 am midnight to 12:00 pm noon
  • Cash Back on FatWallet 1.5%

Sports Authority

  • Open Black Friday 11/25/11 at 5:00 am

  • Doorbusters: 5:00 am to 3:00 pm
  • Online Shopping for the advertised deals and more sportsauthority.com/blackfriday
  • Cash Back Sale on FatWallet 5% (was 4%) through 12/31/11

Sportsman’s Warehouse

  • Black Friday Store Hours: November 25th at 4am

Staples

  • Open Black Friday 11/25/11 at 6:00 am

  • Doorbusters: 6:00 am to 12:00 pm Noon
  • Cash Back on FatWallet up to 2.5%

Target

  • Online Shopping begins Thanksgiving at target.com

  • Open Black Friday 11/25/11 at 12:00 am midnight
  • Doorbusters: Begin at 12:00 am midnight 11/25/11 until gone.

ToysRUs

  • Open Thanksgiving 11/24/11 at 9:00 pm until 10:00 pm on Black Friday 11/25/11

  • Doorbusters from 11/24/11 at 9:00 pm to 11/25/11 at 1:00 pm
  • Free shipping with Online Shopping at toysrus.com and babiesrus.com
  • BabiesRUs & ToysRUs Cash Back Sale on FatWallet 2% (was 1%) through 11/30/11

Tractor Supply Company

  • Sales begin Wednesday 11/23/11

  • Open Black Friday 11/25/11 at 6:00 am
  • Free site to store shipping for Online Shopping orders over $49 on Cyber Monday 11/28/11
  • Cash Back on FatWallet 3%

Walgreens

  • Online Shopping deals available at walgreens.com/holiday

  • Open Thanksgiving 11/24/11 at 9:00 am to 9:00 pm
  • Open Black Friday: Hours vary by location
  • Cash Back Sale on FatWallet 6% (was 3%)

Walmart

  • Open Thanksgiving 11/24/11 at 10:00 pm

  • Open Black Friday 11/25/11 at 12:00 am
    Doorbusters: Toys & More at 10:00 pm 11/24/11 Thanksgiving

  • Doorbusters: Electronics at 12:00 am 11/25/11 Black Friday
  • Cash Back Sale on FatWallet 2% (was 1%) through 12/31/11

Wholesale Sports

  • Open Black Friday 11/25/11 at 6:00 am

Wirefly

  • Online Shopping begins Thanksgiving Day 11/24/11at wirefly.com

  • Cash Back Sale on FatWallet $30 (was $25)

WoodCraft

  • Online Shopping deals available at woodcraftcom

  • Open Black Friday: Hours vary by store

Woodwind & Brasswind

  • Online Shopping deals available: 61% off and free shipping on most items.

  • Cash Back Sale on FatWallet 6% (was 3%)

Zales

  • Online Shopping deals available at zales.com

  • Open Black Friday: Hours vary by store
  • Doorbuster: Prices already 60% off, take an additional 15% off until 2:00 pm on Black Friday 11/25/11
  • Cash Back Sale on FatWallet 5% (was 4%)

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