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Buying Frenzy Getting Early Start Beginning Thursday Night

See our exhaustive list of big retailers and their scheduled opening times.

The traditional Black Friday holiday buying spree will begin in earnest on Thanksgiving night, with more and more retailers opening their stores in advance of midnight Friday.

Patch, with the help of About.com, has compiled a partial list of national chains and their scheduled opening times on Thanksgiving Day. Be aware, some store hours may vary for a variety of reasons:

Drug Stores:

  • CVS: Open Thursday, but hours vary. Use the CVS Store Locator.
  • Walgreens: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Big Box and Discount Stores:

  • Kmart  Open 6 a.m.; stores close at 4 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day.
  • Big Lots: 7 a.m.
  • Family Dollar : 8 a.m.
  • Sears : 8 p.m. overnight until 10 p.m. on Black Friday.
  • Wal-Mart : 8 p.m. and overnight until 10 p.m. on Black Friday
  • Target: 9-11 p.m., then re-open on Black Friday.
  • Macy's: Closed Thanksgiving. Opens at midnight Black Friday in some locations.

Retailers:

  • Aeropostale: 9 p.m.
  • American Eagle Outfitters: 9 p.m.
  • Ann Taylor: 9 p.m.
  • Banana Republic: 9 p.m.
  • Bass Shoes 9 p.m.
  • Bath & Body Works 9 p.m.
  • Gander Mountain: 9 a.m. Stores will be open until midnight on Thanksgiving Day, and then re-open again Black Friday morning.
  • Gap: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Old Navy: 9 a.m. 6 p.m.
  • Calvin Klein 9 p.m.
  • Champion: 9 p.m.
    Claire’s: 9 p.m.
  • Coldwater Creek: 9 p.m. 
  • Crabtree & Evelyn: 9 p.m. 
  • DKNY: 9 p.m.
  • Disney Stores: 9 p.m.
  • Dolce & Gabbana: 9 p.m. 
  • Godiva Chocolatier: 9 p.m. 
  • Gucci: 9 p.m. 
  • Guess: 9 p.m.
  • Harry & David: 9 p.m.
  • Izod: 9 p.m.
  • .J.Crew: 9 p.m. 
  • Kenneth Cole: 9 p.m.
  • Lane Bryant: 9 p.m.
  • Levi’s: 9 p.m.
  • Naturalizer: 9 p.m.
  • Nike: 9 p.m.
  • Nine West: 9 p.m.
  • OshKosh B’Gosh: 9 p.m.
  • Toys ‘R Us: 8 p.m.
  • Polo Ralph Lauren
  • Reebok: 9 p.m.
  • Skechers 9 p.m.
  • Starbucks Coffee: 9 p.m.
  • Subway: 9 p.m.
  • The Children’s Place: 9 p.m.
  •  Tommy Hilfiger: 9 p.m.
  • VanHeusen: 9 p.m.
  • Victoria's Secret: 9 p.m.

Please note: Opening times may vary by location. contact your local store to confirm its Thanksgiving Day hours. Many stores located in major shopping malls can't open unless the mall is open at that time as well. See the complete list on About.com

Arguendo November 23, 2012 at 06:57 PM
Pathetic. Thanksgiving is a time to relax (unless you're doing the cooking) and reflect.

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