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2018 Black Friday Store Hours, Plus Stores Closed on Thanksgiving

Nov. 20, 2018
Black Friday, Shopping
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NerdWallet is here to help you win Black Friday, while leaving your budget intact. We spend the time, you save the money. Visit regularly for tips and announcements about the best holiday deals from your favorite retailers. Black Friday is Nov. 23.

Time is of the essence on Black Friday because inventory is limited, and deals go quickly. To ensure you get in line before everything is picked over, we compiled a list of Black Friday store hours at major retailers.

But fair warning — you may have to cut your turkey dinner short, because some big box chains will be opening on Thanksgiving Day. Here’s when doors open.

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2018 Black Friday hours

Best Buy: 5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 22 through 1 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 23. Doors reopen at 8 a.m. on Black Friday.

BJ’s Wholesale Club: 7 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 23.

Costco: 9 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 23.

Harbor Freight Tools: 7 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 23.

J.C. Penney: 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 22, through 10 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 23.

Kohl’s: 5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 22, through 1 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 23.

Lowe’s: 6 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 23.

Macy’s: 5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 22; reopens at 6 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 23. 

Shopko: 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 22 through 2 p.m. on Black Friday, Nov. 23.

Target: 5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 22, until 1 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 23. Doors reopen at 7 a.m. on Black Friday.

Ulta: Doors open at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 22 at most locations. Check with your local store.

Walmart: 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 22.

Stores closed on Thanksgiving

Some stores are staying closed on Thanksgiving. Here are some of the places where you won’t be able to shop on Turkey Day:

  • BJ’s Wholesale Club
  • Costco
  • Harbor Freight Tools
  • Home Depot
  • Ikea
  • Lowe’s
  • Sam’s Club

Check with your local retailer, as hours may vary by location. And visit this page regularly because we’ll update it as new Black Friday sales are announced.

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