Get your game plan in place now!

It may only be mid-September, but the holiday season will be here before you know it. While we've still got some time before the onslaught of food, gift-giving, and chilly weather take over, we figured it's never too early to start planning for Black Friday Shopping.

So, to lend a hand, we've put together this guide of everything you need to know about Black Friday 2021, including when it starts, where to shop, and the best deals.

When is Black Friday in 2021?

Black Friday falls the day after Thanksgiving, which means it falls on November 26 this year. But we want to reiterate, just because Black Friday is a ways away, it doesn't mean you won't be able to snatch up some great deals even earlier than that! This brings us to ...

Where can you go shopping for Black Friday?

*This list of stores will be updated as we get closer and closer to the shopping event of the year! Check back for updates.

  • AAFES
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Academy Sports + Outdoors
    • Thanksgiving 2021: Closed
    • Black Friday 2021: 5 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Ace Hardware
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Ann Taylor
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Ashley HomeStore
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • At Home
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Banana Republic
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Barnes and Noble
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Bass Pro Shops
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Bath & Body Works
    • Thanksgiving 2020: Closed
    • Black Friday 2020: Opens 6 a.m.
  • Bed Bath & Beyond
    • Thanksgiving 2021: Closed
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • belk
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Best Buy
    • Thanksgiving 2021: Closed
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Big Lots
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • BJ's Wholesale
    • Thanksgiving 2021: Closed
    • Black Friday 2021: 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Boscov's
    • Thanksgiving 2021: Closed
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Burlington
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Cabela's
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Claire's
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Costco
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Craft Warehouse
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Crate and Barrel
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • CVS
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBS
  • DICK'S Sporting Goods
    • Thanksgiving 2021: Closed
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Dillard's
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Dollar General
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • DSW
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Family Dollar
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
  • Five Below
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Fleet Farm
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Foot Locker
    • Thanksgiving 2021: Closed
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Fred Meyer
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD

  • GameStop
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Gap
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Guitar Center
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • H&M
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Half Price Books
    • Thanksgiving 2021: Closed
    • Black Friday 2021: Regular store hours
  • Harbor Freight Tools
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Hobby Lobby
    • Thanksgiving 2021: Closed
    • Black Friday 2021: Regular hours
  • Home Depot
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • HomeGoods
    • Thanksgiving 2021: Closed
    • Black Friday 2021: Regular hours
  • IKEA
    • Thanksgiving 2021: Closed.
    • Black Friday 2021: Regular hours.
  • JCPenney
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Jo-Ann
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Kohl's
    • Thanksgiving 2021: Closed
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Lowe's
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Macy's
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Marshalls
    • Thanksgiving 2021: Closed
    • Black Friday 2021: Regular hours
  • Mattress Firm
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Meijer
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Menards
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Michaels
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Navy Exchange
    • Thanksgiving 2021: Closed
    • Black Friday 2021: 5 a.m. or 7 a.m. depending on location
  • Neiman Marcus
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Nordstrom
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Office Depot┬« & OfficeMax┬«
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Old Navy
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • P.C. Richard & Son
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD

  • Petco
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • PetSmart
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Pottery Barn
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Rite Aid
    • Thanksgiving 2021: Regular hours
    • Black Friday 2021: Regular hours
  • Sam Ash Direct
    • Thanksgiving 2021: Closed
    • Black Friday 2021: Regular hours
  • Sam's Club
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Sears
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Sephora
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Shoe Carnival
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Sportsman's Warehouse
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Staples
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Target
    • Thanksgiving 2021: Closed
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Tractor Supply Company
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • True Value
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TB
  • ULTA
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Victoria's Secret
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Walgreens
    • Thanksgiving 2021: Regular hours
    • Black Friday 2021: Regular hours
  • Walmart
    • Thanksgiving 2021: Closed
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • Williams Sonoma
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD
  • World Market
    • Thanksgiving 2021: TBD
    • Black Friday 2021: TBD

What Black Friday deals are there?

So far, not many sites have shared their deals for Black Friday. But as soon as we get wind of some, we'll add them! Expect great deals from Amazon, Apple, Best Buy, Walmart, Target, and more!

Will you be participating in Black Friday shopping this year? Any fun deals that we should know of? Let us know in the comments below!