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Rise and shine: This is when your favorite stores open for Black Friday

As the turkey is digesting and the kids are sleeping, your day is just beginning. No matter how good the deals are, it seems Black Friday just keeps starting earlier and earlier. But we keep falling for it, which is why it’s critical to know what stores are open for business and when. Click or tap to see the stores closed for Black Friday.

Whether you’re starting your hunt in the wee hours Thanksgiving day or waiting until Friday proper, every store has different hours to consider. Understanding the times can make all the difference between snagging your must-have gift or losing it to a more ambitious shopper.

To help our readers with their Black Friday adventures, we’ve put together a guide on the opening hours for the most popular retail outlets in the country. Make sure to get your coffee in and start your engines: the ultimate holiday shopping day is here at last. Happy hunting!

Opening hours on Black Friday for the biggest retail stores

Black Friday is generally considered to have two halves: The second part of Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday itself. Not every store is open on Thanksgiving, but those that are may have some doorbuster deals you won’t want to miss. Here are the hours of some of the most popular retailers in the country.

  • Walmart:
    6 p.m. on Thanksgiving through closing time on Black Friday.
  • Target:
    5 p.m. through 1 a.m. on Thanksgiving.
    7 a.m. on Black Friday.
  • Kohls:
    5 p.m. on Thanksgiving through closing time on Black Friday.
  • Best Buy:
    5 p.m. through 1 a.m. on Thanksgiving.
    8 a.m. on Black Friday.
  • Macy’s:
    5 p.m. through 2 a.m. on Thanksgiving.
    6 a.m. on Black Friday.
  • Gamestop:
    3 p.m. through 10 p.m. on Thanksgiving.
    7 a.m. on Black Friday.
  • JCPenny:
    2 p.m. on Thanksgiving through closing time on Black Friday.
  • KMart:
    6 p.m. through 12 a.m. on Thanksgiving.
    6 a.m. on Black Friday.
  • Sears:
    6 p.m. through 12 a.m. on Thanksgiving.
    5 a.m. on Black Friday.
  • Costco:
    Closed on Thanksgiving.
    9 a.m. on Black Friday.
  • Sam’s Club:
    Closed on Thanksgiving.
    7 a.m. on Black Friday.
  • The Home Depot:
    Closed on Thanksgiving.
    6 a.m. on Black Friday.
  • Lowe’s:
    Closed on Thanksgiving.
    6 a.m. on Black Friday.
  • Bed Bath & Beyond
    5 p.m. through 12 a.m. on Thanksgiving.
    6 a.m. on Black Friday.
  • Dick’s Sporting Goods
    6 p.m. through 2 a.m. on Thanksgiving.
    5 a.m. on Black Friday.

Make sure to get an early start and don’t forget to check out our buyer’s guide for the best gifts at Target, Walmart and Best Buy. Click or tap here to learn more.

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