Stores release hours for Black Friday

If you're among the millions of eager shoppers who plan to hit the stores on Friday, here's a list of and what time they'll open.

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black friday, stores release hours for black friday
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HOUSTON — The day after Thanksgiving is traditionally a big shopping day for people looking to cash in on the bargains galore.

Every year, Black Friday deals and steals attract eager shoppers who are willing to brave the crowds to save some some money.

The boom in online shopping means smaller crowds and less chaos. Still, it’s considered the unofficial kickoff to the holiday shopping season and retailers count on the boost in sales to meet their bottom line each year. That’s why a lot of them open earlier and close later than usual.

Ready. Set. Shop!

Which stores open early on Black Friday

Academy Sports + Outdoors
5 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Regular hours.

At Home
8 a.m. (hours may vary by location)

Banana Republic
Varies by location and mall.

Barnes & Noble
8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Bass Pro Shops
Opens 5 a.m.

Bath & Body Works
6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Best Buy
6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Big Lots
6 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Opens 5 a.m.

Regular hours. 10: a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Regular hours

Dick’s Sporting Goods
6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Dollar General
Opens 8 a.m.

10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Family Dollar
Normal store hours

Five Below
8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Normal hours

10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

6 a.m. to 9 p.m. (might vary at some malls)

Half Price Books
10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Hobby Lobby
8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Opens at 5 a.m.

Home Depot
Opens 6 a.m.

7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Regular hours

6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Opens 5 a.m.

Opens 6 a.m.

6 a.m. to 11 p.m.


7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Mattress Firm

8 a.m. or 9 a.m., depending on the location.

7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Nordstrom Rack
9 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Office Depot and OfficeMax
8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Old Navy
5 a.m. to 10 p.m.


Opening at 8 a.m. or 9 a.m., depending on the location.

7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Closed. Yes, REI is closed on Black Friday, in keeping with its “optoutside” tradition.

Sam’s Club
Regular shopping hours (Plus members can start shopping at 8 a.m.)

Regular hours.

9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Most stores will open at 6 a.m.

7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Ulta Beauty
6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Victoria’s Secret
8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Open regular hours.

6 a.m. to 11 p.m.

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