Black Friday Shopping Guide in St. Louis

The stores, sales and strategies you need to optimize your all-night shopping blow-out.

Here’s a new holiday tradition to try: Say grace, eat turkey, head to the mall.

this year at some of the regions biggest stores, including Walmart, Target, Kohl’s and Best Buy.

We’ve read through the ads and compiled everything you need for the best all-night holiday shopping blow-out possible. And for each sale, we've highlighted the items we think would make the best gifts (at the best prices!)

Check back on Black Friday for updates and tips, and if you hit the sales, tag your tweets with #BlackFridaySTL or mention @StLouisLindsay.

And don't forget: Black Friday sales are already starting online at popular big box stores. Best Buy said they've already sold out of popular $80 TVs and $150 laptops, but there are plenty of other deals to be had. Our tip? If you can't find what you awnt, refresh the page often. Stores are updating as they go.

Hour-By-Hour Openings

10 p.m. Thanksgiving Day: Walmart (toys, home, apparel)

Midnight: Walmart (electronics), Target, Kohl's, Best Buy, Macy's, Old Navy, Chesterfield Mall, Mid Rivers Mall, St. Clair Square, South County Center, West County Center

4 a.m.: JC Penney

5 a.m.: Cabela's, Dick's Sporting Goods, Sears Outlet, Sports Authority

5:30 a.m.: RadioShack

6 a.m.: Bass Pro Shops, Office Max, St. Louis Galleria

Store's Sales

As stores release their Black Friday listings, we post the details and best deals.


10 p.m. Thursday - Toys, home and apparel sale

Midnight Friday - Electronics

8 a.m. - Everything else

Gift ideas:

  • Wii Limited Edition Blue Console with Remote Plus and Nunchuck
    • Black Friday price: $99.96, exclusive to Walmart


Midnight Friday

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Midnight Friday

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Best Buy

Midnight Friday

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Old Navy

Midnight Friday

Gift ideas:

  • Jeans
    • Regular price: $20 to $30
    • Black Friday price: $15

JC Penney

4 a.m. Friday

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5 a.m. Friday

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Dick's Sporting Goods

5 a.m. Friday, or 6 a.m. online

Gift ideas:

  • Sole Treadmill or Eliptical
    • Regular price: $900 to $2300
    • Black Friday: Reduced and comes with a free Android Tablet

Sears Outlet

5 a.m. Friday

Gift ideas:

  • Men’s, Womens’ and Children’s Clothes
    • Regular price: $10 to $100
    • Black Friday price: $7
  • GE 12MP Digital Camera
    • Regular price: $130
    • Black Friday price: $60

Sports Authority

5 a.m. Friday

Gift ideas:

  • Men’s, Women’s and Kid’s Footwear
    • Black Friday deal: buy one, get one 50 percent off
  • Reaction Mountain Bikes
    • Regular price: $200
    • Black Friday price: $100


5:30 a.m. Friday

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Bass Pro Shops

6 a.m. Friday

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Office Max

6 a.m. Friday

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Mall Deals

Saint Louis Galleria

Spend $200 on Black Friday morning and receive a $20 Shop Etc. Gift Card. Present your reciepts from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Garden Court.

West County Center


All Papaya clearance items are buy-one-get-one-half-off. The first 500 customers into the store get a scratch-off potentially worth $100 in store credit.

Sweet & Sassy

Drop your daughter off while you shop, and for $25, she’ll get a sassy up-do, have her nails painted, dance the runway, eat a sweet treat and do a fun craft. Reservations are required for one of the two sessions at 10 a.m. or 2 p.m.


Take your picture with Santa from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Remember, Santa takes a break to feed his reindeer for an hour at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.

geartrade April 24, 2012 at 07:59 AM
great information ,,,


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