2017 Thanksgiving and Black Friday Store Hours

Hours can sometimes vary by state.

Thanksgiving and Black Friday
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If you're planning on shopping the Black Friday sales this year—and who isn't?—you’ll need to know when retailers will open their doors.

Black Friday has traditionally taken place the day after Thanksgiving, but some retailers and outlet stores have started kicking off their Black Friday sales a day early, opening their doors to eager shoppers on Thanksgiving while the turkey is still on the table.

But several retail chains, including BJ's, Dillard's, Nordstrom, Costco, Sam's Club, T.J. Maxx, and Marshalls have held the line. They prefer to stick with Friday as the big kickoff to the holiday shopping season.

We've put together an alphabetical list of retailers to help you plan your deal-hunting, indicating which stores will be open on Thanksgiving, which are waiting until Friday, and what times each will open and close their doors to shoppers. Opening times can vary by state, however, so you might want to call stores a few days before Thanksgiving to verify their hours and any time limits on doorbusters. And some major chains remain mum until the 11th hour, so you'll have to call them to check, too. But this list provides a good guide. 

Strict laws in Massachusetts, Maine, and Rhode Island prevent most stores from opening on Thanksgiving. The earliest that most retail stores can open in these states is 12:01 a.m. on Friday.

Store Hours for Thanksgiving and Black Friday

AAFES
Thanksgiving - Closed
Black Friday - Open 4 a.m.

Academy Sports
Thanksgiving - Closed
Black Friday - Open 5 a.m.

AC Moore
Thanksgiving - Closed
Black Friday - Open 5 a.m. (Most locations.)

Amazon.com
Black Friday Countdown November 24 through November 27

Babies "R" Us
Thanksgiving - Closed
Black Friday - Open 8 a.m. 

Barnes & Noble
Thanksgiving - Closed
Black Friday - 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. 

Bass Pro Shops
Thanksgiving - Open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Black Friday - Open 5 a.m.

Bath and Body Works
Thanksgiving - Some stores open 6 p.m. to midnight
Black Friday - Open 6 a.m.

Bealls Florida
Thanksgiving - Open 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Black Friday - Open 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Bealls:
Thanksgiving - Open 2 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Black Friday - Open 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Bed Bath & Beyond
Thanksgiving - Closed at most locations
Black Friday - Open 6 a.m.

Belk
Thanksgiving - Open 4 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Black Friday - Open 6 a.m.to 10 p.m.

Best Buy
Thanksgiving - Open 5 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Thanksgiving Doorbusters start at 5 p.m. 
Black Friday - Open 8 a.m. 

Big Lots
Thanksgiving - Open 7 a.m. to 12 a.m. Friday (May vary by location)
Black Friday - Open 6 a.m.
Online sale starts on Thanksgiving at 12 a.m.

BJ's Wholesale Club
Thanksgiving - Closed
Black Friday - Open 7 a.m. (May vary by location)

Bon-Ton
Thanksgiving - Open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday 
Black Friday - Doorbuster deals end at 3 p.m. on Black Friday 

Boscov's
Thanksgiving - Open 6 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Black Friday - Open 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Burlington Coat Factory
Thanksgiving - Closed
Black Friday - Open 7 a.m.

Cabela's
Thanksgiving - 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (May vary by location)
Black Friday - Open 5 a.m. 
Black Friday Doorbusters - 5 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Carson's
Thanksgiving - Open 5 p.m. (staying open all night) Doorbusters until 3 p.m. Friday 
Black Friday - Open all night and day until closing at 10 p.m. on Black Friday

Chico's
Thanksgiving - Not yet announced, but mall stores will likely follow mall hours.
Black Friday - Open 7 a.m. or follow mall hours.

Costco
Thanksgiving - Closed
Black Friday - Open 9 a.m. (Hours could vary by store or region. Check for updates.)

Crate & Barrel
Thanksgiving - Closed
Black Friday - Open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Hours vary by location)

Dick's Sporting Goods 
Thanksgiving - Open 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. 
Black Friday - Open 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. 

Dillards
Thanksgiving - Closed
Black Friday - 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. or follow mall hours

Dollar General
Thanksgiving - Open 7 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Black Friday - Regular store hours, varies by location  

eBay
To be announced

Family Dollar
Thanksgiving - Open 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Black Friday - Open 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Five Below
Thanksgiving - Open 6 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Black Friday - Open 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Fry's Electronics
To be announced

GameStop
Thanksgiving - Varies by location, call ahead 
Black Friday - Open 5 a.m.

Gander Mountain
To be determined 

Goody's
Thanksgiving - Open 2 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Black Friday - Open 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Guitar Center
Thanksgiving - Closed
Black Friday - 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

H&M
Thanksgiving - Closed
Black Friday - Varies by location 

Half Price Books
Thanksgiving - Closed
Black Friday - Regular hours 

Harbor Freight
Thanksgiving - Closed
Black Friday - Open 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Helzberg Diamonds Outlets:
Thanksgiving - Most are closed 
Black Friday - To be announced

Herberger's
Thanksgiving - Open 11 a.m. through Black Friday  

hhgregg
Thanksgiving - Closed
Black Friday - Open 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Hobby Lobby
Thanksgiving - Closed
Black Friday - Open 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Home Depot
Thanksgiving - Closed
Black Friday - Open 6 a.m.

HomeGoods
Thanksgiving - Closed
Black Friday - Varies by location 

IKEA
Thanksgiving - Closed
Black Friday - Varies by location 

JC Penney
Thanksgiving - Open at 2 p.m. open all night through Black Friday 
Black Friday - Close at 10 p.m.
Black Friday Online - Sales begin Thanksgiving at midnight.

Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores
Thanksgiving - Closed
Black Friday - Open 6 a.m.

Jos. A. Bank
Thanksgiving - Closed
Black Friday - Varies by location 

Kmart
Thanksgiving - Open 7 a.m. to 1 a.m., but check local stores 
Black Friday - 1:01 a.m. to 9 p.m., some stores 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Kohl's
Thanksgiving - Open at 5 p.m. overnight through Black Friday 

Lord & Taylor 
Thanksgiving - Open 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Black Friday - Open 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Lowe's
Thanksgiving - Closed
Black Friday - Open 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. 

Macy's
Thanksgiving - Open 5 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Black Friday - Open 6 a.m.

Marshalls
Thanksgiving - Closed
Black Friday - Varies by location 

Meijer
Thanksgiving -Open 6 a.m.
Black Friday - Open 6 a.m.

Menards
Thanksgiving - Closed
Black Friday - Open 5 a.m.

Michael's
Thanksgiving - Most open 6 p.m., but varies by location 
Black Friday - Open 7 a.m., but varies by location 

Modell's
To be announced - Hours vary by location. Many open on Thanksgiving. 

New York & Company
Thanksgiving - Open 7 a.m. to midnight
Black Friday - Open 7 a.m. to midnight 

Nordstrom
Thanksgiving - Closed
Black Friday - Open 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. 

Office Depot and OfficeMax
Thanksgiving - Closed, but sales begin 12:01 a.m. online 
Black Friday - Open 7:45 a.m.

Old Navy
Thanksgiving - Some stores open 4 p.m. 
Black Friday - Most open 5 a.m. but can vary by location 

Palais Royal
Thanksgiving - Open 2 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Black Friday - Open 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Patagonia
Thanksgiving - Closed
Black Friday - Open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Pep Boys
Thanksgiving - Closed
Black Friday - Open 7 a.m. or 8 a.m. Check local store hours 

Petco
Thanksgiving - Closed
Black Friday - Most open 7 a.m. but it can vary by location  

PetSmart
Thanksgiving - Closed
Black Friday - Open 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Pier 1 Imports
Thanksgiving - Closed
Black Friday - Open 8 a.m. or 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. (Most locations.)

Raymour & Flanigan
Thanksgiving - Closed
Black Friday - Open 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

REI
Thanksgiving - Closed
Black Friday - Closed

Rite Aid
Thanksgiving - Most stores will be open.
Black Friday - Regular hours, most open at 7 a.m.

Sam's Club
Thanksgiving - Closed
Black Friday - Open 7 a.m.

Sears
Thanksgiving - Open 6 p.m. to midnight, but check local stores
Black Friday - Open 5 a.m., some stores at 7 a.m.

Shoe Carnival
Thanksgiving - Closed 
Black Friday - Open 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Sierra Trading Post
Thanksgiving - Closed
Black Friday - Open 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Stage Stores
Thanksgiving - Open 2 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Black Friday - Open 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Staples
Thanksgiving - Closed
Black Friday - Open 7 a.m.

Stein Mart
Thanksgiving - Closed 
Black Friday - Open 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Target
Thanksgiving - Open 6 p.m. until midnight
Black Friday - Open 6 a.m. 

The Container Store
Thanksgiving - Closed
Black Friday - Open regular hours

Toys R Us
Thanksgiving - Open 5 p.m. and remains open through Black Friday.
Black Friday - Closing time varies by store, but many close at 11 p.m.
Doorbusters - Thanksgiving from 5 p.m. until midnight.

T.J. Maxx
Thanksgiving - Closed
Black Friday - Varies by location 

Tractor Supply
Thanksgiving - Closed
Black Friday - Open 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

True Value 
Thanksgiving - Closed
Black Friday - Varies by the franchise, but many 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Walgreens
Thanksgiving - 24-hour locations are open 
Black Friday - Regular store hours 

Walmart
Thanksgiving - Open 6 p.m. and remains open all night through Black Friday