Black Friday shopping guide tells where, when to go

Posted at 3:54 PM, Nov 11, 2014
and last updated 2014-11-27 10:24:55-05

Ready to throw elbows in a Black Friday shopping line but overwhelmed by choice when it comes to deciding where to start?

Never fear.

As Black Friday has expanded to include sales starting on various days of the holiday week, and with stores opening at irregular times, it can be difficult to keep everything straight.

Here’s a rundown of the biggest Black Friday sales of the season at all major retailers, including starting dates and times.

Be sure to check back for still-unannounced stores -- We’ll update sale start times for all retailers listed as they are announced. Is there a store we missed? Tweet reporter @thekatieleone and we’ll update our list.

Wednesday, Nov. 26:

Tractor Supply Co., 6 a.m. 

Payless Shoe Source, TBD

Jo-Ann Fabrics, Opening times vary. Closed on Thanksgiving Day.

Thursday, Nov. 27:

CVS Pharmacy, hours vary

Microsoft Store, 12 a.m. 

Dell, 5 a.m. 

Meijer, 6 a.m. 

Walgreens, 8 a.m.

Radio Shack, 8 a.m.

Family Dollar, 8 a.m.

Michael’s, 4 p.m. 

Old Navy, 4 p.m.

hhgregg, 4 p.m.

Best Buy, 5 p.m.

ToysRUs, 5 p.m.

Dick's Sporting Goods, 5 p.m.

JCPenney, 5 p.m. 

Target, 6 p.m. 

Macy’s, 6 p.m. 

Kohl’s, 6 p.m. 

Sears, 6 p.m.

Staples, 6 p.m.

Walmart, 6 p.m.

Bon Ton, 6 p.m. 

New York & Company, start time varies (many stores open Thanksgiving Day)

Friday, Nov. 28:, start time TBD

GameStop, midnight (Some stores will open at 5 a.m.)

Academy Sports, 5 a.m.

Bass Pro Shops, 5 a.m.

Cabela's, 5 a.m.

Pier 1 Imports, hours vary

Things Remembered, hours vary

Bath & Body Works, hours vary

Petco, hours TBD

Guitar Center, 6 a.m.

Bed, Bath & Beyond, 6 a.m.

Kmart, 6 a.m. 

Sam’s Club, 7 a.m. 

Pet Smart, 7 a.m.

Rite Aid, 7 a.m. 

Costco, 7 a.m.

Burlington Coat Factory, 7 a.m.

Cyber Monday (December 1):

Dell, 8 a.m.