Your Guide To Black Friday Shopping Deals In Columbus

For better or worse, the biggest day of shopping is upon us.

There are so many deals going on around this city for Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and the weekend after. There are steals from big chain stores like Target, Kohl’s, and Walmart. There are discounts from local shops and special events. There are even Black Friday deals online.

The bottom line is, if you’re in the mood to shop, you can save big this holiday season.

Chain Stores

The links below will take you to the stores full Black Friday Ads, with pages and pages of deals on electronics, home goods, apparel, toys, and so much more.

  • Walmart– Stores open at 6 p.m. on Thursday, November 23. Walmart’s best deals are on electronics, like a 4K, 55-inch Sharp Television for $298, Nintendo Switch for $299, and a Hover-1 Freedom Hoverboard for $148.
  • Toys R Us– Stores open at 5 p.m. on Thursday, November 23. Doorbuster deals include 40% off select LEGO sets, and 50% off Career Barbie sets and NERF N-Strike Elite Hail-fire Blaster.
  • Target– Stores open from 6 p.m. to Midnight on Thursday, November 23 and re-open at 6 a.m. on Friday, November 24. Target is offering free gift cards with certain purchases this year, including at $25 gift card with the purchase of an X-Box One for $189, a $10 giftcard when you buy a Google Home mini for $29, and a $30 giftcard with the purchase of Beats Solo 3 headphones for $239.99.
  • Sam’s Club– Stores open at 6 a.m. on Friday, November 24. Sam’s Club has a ton of deals on electronics, including the PS4 Slim with a 1 TB hard drive for $199.
  • Best Buy– Stores open from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. on Thursday, November 23 and re-open at 8 a.m. on Friday, November 24. Best Buy’s best deal is probably the Sharp 4K 50-inch television for $179.99. Other great buys include assorted Blu-Rays for $7.99 and assorted video games (X-Box and Playstation) for $29.99.
  • JC Penney– Stores open at 2 p.m. on Thursday, November 23. The earlier you get to JC Penney’s, the better chance you have of getting some serious savings. Be one of the first shoppers (each location) for a chance to win a $500 off on $500 or more coupon, a $100 off on $100 or more coupon, or a $10 off on $10 or more coupon.
  • Kohl’s– Stores open at 5 p.m. on Thursday, November 23. Kohl’s is offering Kohl’s cash, which means their deals may end up being some of the best for your wallet. Earn $15 in Kohl’s Cash for every $50 spent.
  • Macy’s– Stores open from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Thursday, November 23 and from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, November 24. Macy’s has 10 free-after-rebate doorbusters this year, including select perfume, glassware, and kitchen electronics.
  • GameStop– Stores open from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Thursday, November 23 and 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday, November 24. Gamestop has consoles for under $200, games for as low as $14, and 25% off certain doorbusters.
  • Lowe’s– Stores open at 6 a.m. on Friday, November 24. Lowes best deal is this Frigidaire Side by Side Refridgerator for $699. They’ve also got killer steals on Christmas decor.
  • Local Shops

  • Alexander Jewelers– 20% off all colored stone jewelry
  • Chunky Armadillo– Free Short North tote bag for the first 50 purchasing customers
  • Iron Pony– Open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. with deals on motorcycle jackets, gloves, helmets, and more.
  • Clothe Ohio– Free Short North tote bag for the first 50 purchasing customers
  • Columbus Running Co.– Free Short North tote bag for the first 50 purchasing customers
  • FOUNT– Free leather cream
  • Global Gifts– Opening at 10 a.m. on Black Friday. Receive 5% off when you show your Short North Arts District tote bag
  • Thread– Spend more, save more at Thread’s Black Friday sale. Store opens at 9 a.m.
  • Late Night Slice– Show your Short North Arts District tote bag to receive $1 off slices of pizza
  • Jolie Occassions– 20% off everything and special giveaways in the a.m. on Small Business Saturday
  • On Paper– 10% off ornaments
  • pm gallery– Free Short North tote bag for the first 50 purchasing customers
  • Quinci Emporium– 20% off storewide (excluding food and wine)
  • Red Giraffe Designs– Receive 20% off and a free tote, while supplies last, if you make a purchase of $75 or more. Small Business Saturday deals include a free gift with purchase over $20 and 20% off with purchase over $75.
  • Rowe Boutique– Receive free gift with purchase on Black Friday
  • Samson Men’s Emporium– First 50 shoppers get 10% off their order
  • Surprise! Modern Party– Free Short North tote bag for the first 25 purchasing customers
  • The Lamp Shade– Free Short North tote bag for the first 25 purchasing customers
  • TORSO– Free Short North tote bag for the first 25 purchasing customers
  • Wine on High– Receive 20% off retail items (excluding alcohol)
  • Local Miscellaneous

  • Black Friday Market by Ivory Barn– Open Friday, November 24 from 10-7pm, Saturday, November 25 from 10-5pm, and Sunday, November 26 from 12-4pm. Sale includes door deals & giveaways.
  • Black Friday Bonanza! by Declan + Crew– Mystery deals will only be revealed to those who attend the Black Friday Bonanza, which kicks off at 10:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 23.
  • Black Friday Sale by Golden HOME Center– The store opens at 10 a.m. on Friday, November 24 and will have deals on items throughout the weekend.
  • Black Friday Weekend at Spoonful Records– All used vinyl (LPs and 45s) and used CDs will be on sale for 25% off. All in-stock turntables will be $10 off. The store opens at 8 a.m. on Friday, November 24.
  • Black Friday with Rendezvous
    From 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Rendezvous will host a Black Friday party. Gift card purchases will include a free gift, and any gift certificate purchased over $150 will receive a $25 gift certificate in addition to a free product. Every person through the door at this event will leave with a product.

  • Black Friday Liquidation Sale at Liquidation Center– The entire store is buy one, get one 50% off. Liquidation Center opens at 9 a.m. on Friday, November 24. The sale runs through November 26.
  • Black Friday Sale! at Style Encore– The store opens at 9 a.m. on Friday, November 24 and is offering up to 90% off (retail) items.
  • Columbus Black Friday Sale by Road Runner Sports– Opening at 10 a.m. on Friday, November 24, Road Runner Sports is offering doorbuster savings of 30% on select shoes, and VIP savings of 25% on shoes, apparel and gear.
  • Online Deals

  • Overstock– Overstock has such a wide variety of items, it’s honestly kind of hard to just mention one deal. So here are the things that caught my eye: a Kitchen Aid Tilt Head mixer for $179.99, an all season down comforter for $26.99, and a pair of sterling silver, 1/10 ct diamond studs for $29.99.
  • Amazon– Amazon’s biggest deals this year will be on their Amazon products, including the Amazon Echo for $79.99, the Fire 7 Kids Edition for $69.99 (with a 2-year worry free guarantee for clumsy kiddos) and of course, the expected discounts on electronics, toys, and homegoods.
  • Groupon– Groupon has great sales on toys, health & beauty products, jewelery, and electronics, including a Roku Express+ for $29.99, a variety of wireless headphones, and 1,200 thread count sheets for just $19.99.
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