Black Friday 2016 Store Opening Hours Cheat Sheet

Posted: Nov 17 2016, 4:06am CST | by , Updated: Nov 20 2016, 4:39am CST, in Black Friday 2019


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Black Friday 2016 Store Opening Hours Cheat Sheet
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The Black Friday 2016 sales begin in stores on Thanksgiving Day at major retailers. Here is your cheatsheet of Black Friday Store Hours to plan your shopping trip.

Despite the initial hype around keeping stores closed on Thanksgiving Day, the major chains will open their stores on Thanksgiving Day for Black Friday 2016 sales event. A week ahead of Thanksgiving, the Black Friday 2016 ads with the details on the store opening hours have been released.

The Black Friday store hours are different from when the Black Friday sale begin online. Most of the stores that are closed Thanksgiving Day do offer Black Friday deals online on Thanksgiving Day. Over the past years Thanksgiving is turning into a second Cyber Monday. Then there are the shops that only sell online like Amazon and NewEgg.

The Amazon Black Friday sale is mirroring the in-store Black Friday events hosted by its competitors by matching some of the advertised doorbuster deals. The availability of doorbuster deals online, gives Black Friday shoppers an opportunity to bag deals online and skip the trip to the mall if they are successful.

There is one important thing to keep in mind when planning your trip to the malls on Thanksgiving Day. You need to take time into account for lining up at the popular Black Friday stores including Walmart, Best Buy and Target.

Depending on your local store, you need to be hours before the Black Friday store opening time at the store. In some cases you might need to spend the night at the parking lot. This is the only way to for get your hands on the $199.99 49-inch Toshiba 4K Ultra HD Smart TV doorbuster advertised in the Best Buy Black Friday Ad.

Best Buy opens the doors at 5pm local time on Thanksgiving day. Ask the associates at your local Best Buy when the line started last year to get the information needed for your Thanksgiving schedule.

One of the earliest available Black Friday sale in stores is at JCPenney at 3pm, followed by Old Navy at 4pm. Most retailers open at 6pm again for Black Friday.

Black Friday Store Hours Thanksgiving

- 3pm -

JCPenney Black Friday Sale

- 4pm -

Old Navy Black Friday Sale

- 5pm -

Best Buy Black Friday Sale

- 6pm -

Sears Black Friday Sale

Target Black Friday Sale

Walmart Black Friday Sale

Kohl's Black Friday Sale

- 7pm -

Kmart Black Friday Sale

Black Friday Store Hours on Black Friday

- 5am -

GameStop Black Friday Sale

- 6am -

- 7am -

- 8am -

Best Buy Black Friday Sale

- 9am -

- 10am -

Eary Access Black Friday Events

November 20

6pm - 10pm

Sears Black Friday Sale for Members

10pm PST

Best Buy Black Friday Early Access Sale for Members

See also the Black Friday Online shopping begin times. The online Black Friday sales begin in some cases days ahead of Thanksgiving Day.

Early Black Friday sales of note are underway at, and The big four Black Friday 2016 ads are released along with 70 Black Friday 2016 Ads. Amazon, Walmart, Target and Best Buy published their highly anticipated Black Friday 2016 ads. We have compiled everything you need to know about Black Friday 2016 in our Black Friday 2016 guide. See the Black Friday 2016 deals advertised in the big four Black Friday 2016 ads below:

Amazon Black Friday 2016 Ad

Walmart Black Friday 2016 Ad

Target Black Friday 2016 ad

Best Buy Black Friday 2016 ad

The hardest to find Holiday 2016 gifts include Hatchimals, NES Classic, Pokemon Go Plus and the $99 Nintendo 3DS. Use our shopping guide to hunt these hot holiday gifts. Read also everything we know about the Amazon Black Friday 2016 sale, which we predict will be largest Black Friday sale in history. Black Friday 2016 is on November 25. Read the latest Black Friday 2016 news.

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