Where to Get the Best Black Friday Deals This Year
Black Friday looks completely different this year. Here's what you need to know.
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2020 has been a year of big changes, so it’s no surprise Black Friday was also impacted. Black Friday used to be one day of epic in-person sales, with slashed prices on big ticket holiday gift items like flat-screen TVs, the latest game consoles, and trendy kitchen appliances. Remember news footage of winding lines at 4 a.m. and mad dashes to get the deals as soon as the door opened? Say goodbye to all of that (at least for this year). Here are five things you won’t see on Black Friday in 2020.
This year, Black Friday has basically turned into Cyber Deals November, as many big retailers move their deals online for the days, and even weeks, leading up to Black Friday (that’s the day after Thanksgiving, in case you didn’t know). There are tons of Black Friday deals to be had this year, but it’s a lot to figure out.
We did the reporting to bring you the best Black Friday deals from Walmart, Target, Amazon, Macy’s, The Home Depot, and Kohl’s this year. Check it out, take notes, and save big on holiday shopping. If you’re curious, here’s the history of Black Friday.
Note: Prices listed were accurate as of press time; pricing fluctuations may occur.
Walmart Black Friday Deals
- Walmart is throwing three Black Friday events during November.
- The first sale event took place both online and in stores. The online sale began on November 4, and the store sale started on November 7.
- The second sale followed the same structure, beginning online on November 11 and kicking off in-store on November 14.
- The third sale starts online November 25 and in stores November 27. Most of the online deals won’t be available until 7 p.m. ET on the 25th—set a reminder on your phone.
- Want more savings? Here are 14 deals you can only get on Walmart Plus.
The Best Walmart Black Friday Deals
Apple AirPods Pro: From $249 to $199
Shark IQ Robot Self Empty™ RV1000S, Robot Vacuum: From $399 to $329
Honeywell 9585 WiFi Thermostat with color screen: From $149 to $99
Target Black Friday Deals
- It’s Black Friday MONTH at Target this year.
- Most deals are valid until the weekend of Thanksgiving or until they’re sold out.
- Target will keep adding (and subtracting) more deals every week. If you see a sale you like, jump on it! Target isn’t publishing how long the online deals will last, and some go faster than others.
- These are things you’re probably not buying from Target, but should.
The Best Target Black Friday Deals
Macy’s Black Friday Deals
- Macy’s Black Friday starts on Monday, November 16 and lasts through Saturday, November 28.
- Black Friday in-store hours run from 5 a.m. to midnight, local time.
- Check Macy’s.com on Black Friday (the day after Thanksgiving) for doorbuster deals and even more savings.
- How many Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade facts do you know?
The Best Macy’s Black Friday Deals
Charter Club Women’s Cashmere Sweater: From $139 to $39.99
Ladlow 90-inch Fabric Sofa: From $899 to $399
Hotel Collection Duvet Cover: From $300 to $119.99
Amazon Black Friday Deals
- If you loved Prime Day in October, you’ll be thrilled to know the online retailer Amazon is getting in on the Black Friday game this year.
- Amazon Black Friday Deals Week runs November 20 through the 27th.
- You’ll likely get the best Black Friday deals on Amazon’s products, like Amazon Basics, Echo smart speakers, and Belei skin care.
- Have an Amazon Echo smart speaker? Starting November 20, shoppers can find Alexa-exclusive deals by simply asking, “Alexa, what are my deals?”
- Amazon isn’t announcing all of their deals as of publishing, so check back on the 20th for more deals.
- This was Amazon’s best-selling kitchen item in 2019.
The Best Amazon Black Friday Deals
Ring Doorbell and an Echo Show 5: From $274.98 to $149.99
Fire HD 10 Tablet: From $149.99 to $79.99
Fire Stick 4K with Alexa Voice Remote: From $49.99 to $29.99
Kohl’s Black Friday Deals
- Kohl’s extended Black Friday to an entire week this year, from November 22 to November 27.
- Kohl’s Black Friday sale starts November 22 both online and in stores. Online shopping starts at 12:01 a.m. CST. Get to your laptop if you want the best steals. Doors open at a civilized 8 a.m. local time for in-person shopping.
- Kohl’s stores will be closed on Thanksgiving Day.
- If you love Kohl’s, you know they love giving additional coupon discounts. Make sure to bring in your Kohl’s coupon (for an additional 15% off) that’s included in their Black Friday flyer. The coupon can also be used online.
- Kohl’s is offering “Super Deals” only available Thursday and Friday during Black Friday week. On Thanksgiving Day, you can get the Super Deals online starting at 12:01 a.m. CST. If you want to shop in person for “Super Deals,” stores will open at 5 a.m. local time on Black Friday.
- For every $50 you spend, you’ll receive $15 in Kohl’s Cash (normally Kohl’s Cash earnings are $10). The cash is redeemable November 28 to December 9.
- Did you know Kohl’s accepts Amazon returns?
The Best Kohl’s Black Friday Deals
Cuddl Duds Cozy Throws: From $49.99 to $29.99
Shark VACMOP Pro Cordless Hard Floor Vacuum Mop: From $129.99 to $99.99
eKids Frozen 2 Youth Headphones: From $29.99 to $19.99
The Home Depot Black Friday Deals
- The Home Depot is calling their sale “Black Friday. Improved.”
- The sale runs from November 8 to December 2, while supplies last.
- The Home Depot is adding and subtracting deals almost every single day online and in stores, so if you find a good deal, clear some room under the Christmas tree and go for it. The sale on the specific item might be over before you know it.
- These are the best deals from The Home Depot’s Black Friday sale this year.
The Best Home Depot Black Friday Deals
Dyson Slim Ball Animal Upright Vacuum Cleaner: From $344.99 to $244.99
Festive Pine Pre-Lit Artificial Christmas Tree: From $49.98 to $39.98
Aria Touchscreen Air Fryer Toaster: From $199.99 to $129.99
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