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Oct. 26, 2016
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Don’t miss out on all of NerdWallet’s highly anticipated 2016 Black Friday ad leaks this season. Visit regularly for tips and announcements about the best holiday deals from your favorite retailers. Black Friday is Nov. 25.

If you wondered whether Dollar General items could get any cheaper, the answer is yes: The store’s Black Friday event deepens the discounts. You may not find any big-ticket Black Friday items, but savings on groceries are abundant, and you may find a small stocking stuffer worth grabbing.

Dollar General 2016 Black Friday deals

Black Friday shopping starts at 7 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 24, and lasts through Saturday, Nov. 26. Most deals last throughout the weekend, but we found a few specials available only on Thanksgiving Day:

Dollar General Black Friday 2016 Ad Scan

Thanksgiving Day sale deals:

  • 50% off holiday trees, ornaments and tree toppers.
  • Two 12-pack cases of of Dr. Pepper for $5.
  • 20% off on any two iTunes gift cards.
  • Buy one, get one free on boxes of 12-count McCafe coffee K-Cups or 12-ounce bags premium roast coffee, or 12-count Maxwell House K-Cups. (Need some help deciding? Check out our Coffee Maker Buying Guide).

Deals good from Thursday, Nov. 24, through Saturday, Nov. 26:

  • 25% off  Christmas decorations, including nutcrackers, candles and garlands.
  • 50% off Xbox Live three-month gold membership card.
  • Three 12-pack cases of Mountain Dew or Pepsi for $8.
  • Buy one, get one 75% off all toys.

Even if Black Friday deals already sound like a steal, double check your wallet before you shop and maximize your savings even more by picking a credit card with high rewards or cash back.

Dollar General 2015 Black Friday deals

In 2015, Dollar General stores offered discounts through the entire Thanksgiving weekend, including savings on groceries, toys and household items. Dollar General stores opened their doors at 7 a.m. on Thanksgiving, and the four-page outlined day-specific promos:

Thursday deals included:

  • 50% off all Christmas trees, ornaments and tree toppers.
  • Men’s denim jeans for $7 (regularly $12).
  • Sega Atari gaming console for $28 (regularly $40).

Black Friday and Saturday deal highlights:

  • Toastmaster kitchen appliances, including an electric mixing bowl, slow cooker and more, for $15 (regularly $25-$30).
  • Buy one, get one free on extension cords and light bulbs.
  • Bath towels and washcloth sets for $1.75.
  • 25% off fiber optic Christmas trees and decorations.
  • Pepsi 12-packs at three for $8.

There were a few deals that lasted all weekend, but noteworthy ones included buy one, get one 75% off on toys, and buy one, get one free on select pet food.

If you like shopping at Dollar General, you’ll definitely want to check out the Black Friday deals at these similar stores: Costco and Big Lots.

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Nina Tabios is a staff writer at NerdWallet, a personal finance website. Email: [email protected]