Black Friday 2023: See Walmart, Target, Best Buy, Kohls, Home Depot, Macy’s store hours
Despite rising costs, travel experts predict this year’s crowds to rival those of 2019, the last Thanksgiving before the pandemic. (Nov. 21) (AP video: Terry Chea)
Black Friday is almost upon us, when retailers kick off the holiday season with offers meant to get customers in the shopping mood.
The term “Black Friday” in relation to shopping the day after Thanksgiving is most often traced to Philadelphia where police had to deal with large crowds who thronged the streets of the city before the annual Army-Navy game and to take advantage of sales. According to the Dec. 18, 1961, issue of Public Relations News, a newsletter, it became customary for police to refer to post-Thanksgiving shopping as Black Friday and Black Saturday because of the headaches they created.
Retailers began taking ownership of the term in the late 1980s as the opening bell for the holidays. Of course Black Friday has morphed more accurately into a month of offers that begin in October, when Halloween jack-o'-lanterns are still flickering.
A number of stores that were closed on Thanksgiving, including Walmart and Target, reopen early Friday as the holiday shopping season begins in earnest.
Here are the store hours on Black Friday for some prominent national chains.
Walmart Black Friday hours
Walmart will open at 6 a.m. on Black Friday.
Target Black Friday hours
Most Target stores will open at 6 a.m. on Black Friday.
Home Depot Black Friday hours
Home Depot will open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Black Friday.
Lowe’s Black Friday hours
Lowe’s will open at 6 a.m. on Black Friday.
Best Buy Black Friday hours
Best Buy will open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Black Friday.
Macy’s Black Friday hours
Macy’s will open from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Black Friday.
TJ Maxx Black Friday hours
Most TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra, and Homesense stores are scheduled to open at 7 a.m.
Kohls Black Friday hours
Kohls will open at 5 a.m. on Black Friday.
Dick’s Sporting Goods Black Friday hours
Dick’s Sporting Goods will open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Black Friday.
PetSmart Black Friday hours
PetSmart will open at 7 a.m. on Black Friday.