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Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Happy Black Friday: Which Stores Will Open Early and Close Late

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Turkey, football and shopping. People are hitting the malls Thanksgiving Day to cash in on pre-Black Friday sales. News4's Justin Finch reports. (Published Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016)

    Ready to hit the stores for Black Friday? 

    Many stores will open early and stay open late the Friday after Thanksgiving. Some companies are opting to keep their stores closed, urging customers and employees to enjoy time outdoors.

    Holiday Shopping Frenzy in Full Swing

    [DC] Holiday Shopping Frenzy in Full Swing
    Shoppers camped outside stores on Thanksgiving in anticipation of snagging the best Black Friday deals. News4's Shomari Stone reports. (Published Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016)

    Here's when stores will be open, according to BestBlackFriday.com and verified via store websites by NBCWashington.

    Stores Open on Thanksgiving

    Best Buy
    Best Buy will open on Thanksgiving at 5 p.m. and stay open until 1 a.m. on Friday. It then will reopen at 8 a.m. Friday. The Chevy Chase Best Buy, however, will stay open until 11:59 on Thursday. Hours may vary by store.

    Dick's Sporting Goods
    Dick's Sporting Goods will open on Thanksgiving at 6 p.m. and stay open until 2 a.m. Friday. It then will reopen Friday at 5 a.m. until 2 p.m. Hours may vary by store.

    JCPenney
    JCPenney opens at 3 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day and remains open until 5 p.m. Friday. Hours may vary by store. 

    KMart
    KMart will open at 7 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day and remain open with doorbusters ending at 2 p.m. on Black Friday. Hours may vary by store.

    Kohl’s
    Kohl’s opens at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day and remains open overnight. Doorbusters will end at 1 p.m. on Friday. Hours may vary by store.

    Macy's
    Macy’s will open at 5 p.m. Thursday through 2 a.m. Friday. It will reopen Friday at 6 a.m. with doorbusters ending at 1 p.m. Hours may vary by store.

    Michaels
    Michaels will be open at 6 p.m. Thursday and remain open until midnight. It will reopen Friday at 6 a.m. until 10 p.m. Hours may vary by store.

    Modell's
    Modell’s opens on Thanksgiving at 6 p.m. with doorbusters lasting through Friday at 2 p.m. Hours may vary by store.

    Old Navy
    Old Navy will open at 4 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day and remain open through midnight on Black Friday. Hours may vary by store.

    Sears
    Sears will open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving and remain open until midnight. It will reopen on Black Friday at 5 a.m. Hours may vary by store.

    Target
    Target will open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving and remain open through Black Friday, until 10 p.m., 11 p.m. or midnight, depending on the store.

    Toys"R"Us
    Toys"R"Us will open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day and remain open through 11 p.m. on Black Friday. Hours may vary by store. 

    Ulta Beauty
    Ulta Beauty will open on Thanksgiving at 6 p.m. and remain open until 2 a.m. It will reopen on Black Friday at 6 a.m. Hours may vary by store.

    Walmart
    Walmart will open on Thanksgiving at 6 p.m. Hours may vary by store. 

    Stores Closed on Black Friday

    REI
    REI will be closed on Black Friday as they promote their #OptOutside campaign, which encourages people to forgo the stores and get outside instead. The campaign has its own Snapchat filter.

    REI has partnered with Subaru, which will donate to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals when social media users post photos of themselves and their pets with the hashtags #OptOutside and #MakeaDogsDay. Subaru retailers will be open on Black Friday.

    D.C. residents can sign up for free rides from Skeddadle to parks outside the city.

    Outdoor Research
    Outdoor Research also will be closed as it participates in #OptOutside.