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Black Friday shopping guide 2021

Black Friday is the most popular retail holiday of the year. Many people try to get their Christmas shopping done around this time, in order to get the best deals and save a little cash. Due to the craziness of this day from overtired shoppers and workers, it’s smart to plan out what stores you’ll be hitting and what you plan to purchase. 

Many retailers are doing their best to make it easy to shop from the comfort of your own home to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Whether you choose to spend your Black Friday at your local mall or do your shopping from home online, there are some excellent sales occurring now and throughout the next week at your favorite shops. 

Make the most of your Black Friday this year by finding the best deals and store hours before you start to shop. Here are a few of the best Black Friday shopping deals:

Best Buy

Best Buy is one of the best stores to get all of your electronic devices, and they are known to have great sales on Black Friday. This year, the top deals are the Samsung 70’’ 4K set for $599 and Chromebooks for only $119. All stores will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, but most will reopen at 5 a.m. local time on Black Friday.


For all the beauty lovers out there, Sephora’s holiday sale is finally here. Black Friday beauty deals are not exclusive yet on their site, but there are many great holiday deals and beauty offers currently up. Keep an eye out for Dyson products, makeup gift sets, and pricier makeup brands on sale. The official Black Friday Sephora sale will begin online Thanksgiving Day at midnight. Stores will be closed Thanksgiving Day, but will reopen Black Friday at 7 a.m. like in past years.


A sneak peek for Target’s Black Friday deals on their website can be found here and are valid from Nov. 21 to Nov. 27. One of the best offers currently is a $30 Target gift card with the purchase of any Cricut machine. All stores will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, but most will reopen at 7 a.m. local time for Black Friday. All customers are encouraged to shop the current sales and offers anytime at


Kohl’s Black Friday super deals for 2021 are looking up, just like in past years. Their current sales are posted on their website, featuring small appliances, home décor and staple clothing pieces for all ages. This is the store to get basic necessities and gifts for any gift exchanges or white elephant games you may be participating in. Kohl’s stores will be closed on Thanksgiving, but reopen at 5 a.m. for Black Friday. 


According to Amazon, their best deals should begin to drop Nov. 19. However, they are currently offering a Fire TV stick for just $25. Amazon Black Friday sales are looking extremely promising this year, so don’t forget to check their site when planning your shopping.


Walmart has some of the best Black Friday sales up on their website already. From electronics to clothes, you’ll be able to get a bang for your buck if you decide to do some of your shopping here. Most stores open at 6 a.m. on Friday.


IKEA is going a different route this year. Instead of Black Friday, it will be Green Friday, in efforts to be more environmentally friendly. On their Black Friday campaign site, you’ll find Green Friday sales, a buy back and resell service and sustainable living shop locations. It’s a different approach, but they still have great deals and creative ways to repurpose your old furniture. Stores will be closed on Thanksgiving but reopen Black Friday at 10 a.m.


Black Friday deals aren’t officially out on their site yet, but a recent Facebook post states: “We’ll have designer deals for everyone on your list – all for up to 60% less than department store prices! Some of the gifts you can expect to find are brand name toys, cozy sweaters, tech accessories, home décor and even lots of pet items!” Most stores will open at 7 a.m. on Black Friday.


Black Friday sales are up and running on Shein’s website. Their special offers include: buy 3 get 1 99% off and an all 50% off section. You can probably get an entire new wardrobe with these prices.


Black Friday deals are up on their site now, organized by section. Most of their items are all under $100 and new items are added daily and marked down. This is the perfect store to purchase any of the pricier clothing brands you like. Stores will open at 10 a.m. on Black Friday.

Dick’s Sporting Goods

Black Friday deals for Dick’s look pretty good this year. Special offers include fitness deals to build your own at-home gym, great deals on bikes and North Face gear marked down. Stores will be closed Thanksgiving, but will most likely reopen at 7 a.m. for Black Friday, like in past years.


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