Here I’ve compiled a list of Twin Cities Black Friday Deals & Events, including hours and special events at major area malls.
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Arc’s Value Village – Black Friday Gift Event
During the Black Friday Gift Event at Arc’s Value Village Thrift Stores & Donation Centers, shoppers will find new merchandise in original packaging at a fraction of original retail price. Every Arc’s Value Village has a different selection, so visit one — or all four! — stores to find something for everyone on your gift list.
The Black Friday Gift Event begins at 9 a.m. on Friday, November 28, and runs through the weekend while supplies last. Throughout the year, Arc’s Value Village volunteers and staff have set aside a unique selection of gift items, just for this event. Be sure to shop early for the best selection of toys, games, books, winter accessories and vintage items.
Arc’s Value Village has four convenient locations:
· Value Village Brooklyn Center, 6330 Brooklyn Boulevard; (763) 503-3534
· Value Village New Hope, 2751 Winnetka Ave. N.; (763) 544-0006
· Value Village Richfield, 6528 Penn Ave. S.; (612) 861-9550
· Value Village Saint Paul, 1650 White Bear Ave. N.; (651) 788-8300
Burnsville Shopping Center – Opens Thanksgiving at 6:00pm
Burnsville Shopping Center – Burnsville Center will be opening its doors at 6pm on Thanksgiving night to give shoppers a jumpstart on their Black Friday shopping! Select stores will open at 6 pm with door buster deals and great gift ideas! The fun continues as stores continue to open throughout the evening and early morning. A complete list of stores opening times is available at www.BurnsvilleCenter.com. ALL mall stores will be open by 10am latest on Friday morning. Shoppers are encouraged to visit www.BurnsvilleCenter.com to plan their trip. The site will be loaded with all of the information needed to plan a successful visit: sale information including door buster offers; mall directories with store listings; maps and more! Restaurant hours may vary.
Como Zoo –‘Drop and Shop’ – November 28 (Black Friday) and December 13
This holiday season Como Park Zoo & Conservatory is offering parents a way to check things off their holiday to-do list while their little elves are busy having fun at Como. Como is offering an educational, fun-filled experience that will occupy the little ones, giving parents the opportunity to take care of their holiday shopping….or perhaps simply go on a date!
Como’s “Drop & Shop” program will be available on Friday, November 28 (Black Friday) and Saturday, December 13th. During these 4.5 hour programs, kids will tackle a scavenger hunt through the Zoo and Conservatory, meet special animal visitors, and participate in games, crafts, and other wild zoo-themed fun.
Space is limited & pre-registration is required. The cost is $35 per child. Family discounts are available. Lunches are available for $7, or children can bring a lunch and that does not need to be refrigerated or heated. Children must be three years of age or older and potty trained.For more information and to register call 651-487-8272. (Subject to availability)
Half Price Books
The first 100 people to each Half Price Books store receive a free tote and $5 gift card. One tote bag will contain a $100 gift card!
Visit their website also for a printable coupon for $5 off a $25 purchase $15 off a $50 purchase!
Galleria in Edina – Black Friday Hours
The Galleria in Edina is closed on Thanksgiving, and open on Black Friday at 9:00am.
Northtown Mall – Thanksgiving & Black Friday Hours
Best Buy and Herberger’s are opening on Thanksgiving, and many other Northtown Mall stores are opening at midnight. More info here.
Once upon a Child – Minnetonka
On Black Friday, Saturday & Sunday, Once Upon a Child in Minnetonka has a great deal: 20% off used toys, games, books, puzzles & more! (And if you have a full stamp card you can combine that for a total discount of 35%!)
Plus, from November 28th to December 23rd, buy a $40 gift card and get a free $10 gift card!
Rosedale Center – Special Hours and Events
Rosedale Center in Roseville has special Thanksgiving and Black Friday events:
- Rosedale Center will kick off the holiday season Thanksgiving night from 6 p.m. – Midnight
- Pick up your free holiday planner from 8 p.m. – Midnight
- Enjoy live music in East Court from 10 p.m. – Midnight
Black Friday 11/28:
- Black Friday doors open at 6 a.m.
- 1,000 holiday scratch off cards will be handed out by Rosedale “Secret Santas” all day. More than $3,000 in prizes with one lucky shopper winning a $500 Rosedale Center Gift Card!
- Enjoy Strolling Carolers from 1 – 3 p.m.
- The holiday shopping kick off continues on Saturday and Sunday!
- Spend $250 at any Rosedale Center retailer and receive an exclusive holiday blanket. Bring receipts to Guest Services to redeem. While supplies last. Excludes department stores.
Mall of America – Thanksgiving Ride for a Cause and Holiday Shopping Deal
Spend Thanksgiving at Nickelodeon Universe! From 6:00pm to Midnight, tThey’re offering $10 Unlimited Ride Wristbands with all sales benefitting Folds of Honor. Experience six hours of unlimited thrills while benefitting this great charity. Folds of Honor gives scholarships to families of service men and women who are disabled or lost their lives serving our country. Mall of America also opens at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving, so make sure to check out the early Black Friday deals in between rides!
ALSO – Spend $250 at the Mall of America between November 21st and December 24th and you can receive two FREE Nickelodeon Universe all day ride wristbands good through March 7th, 2015. Details here.
The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes -Black Friday Deal
The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes in Maple Grove is offering a Black Friday deal: Spent $100 on Friday, November 28th at The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes and bring your receipts to Guest Services (located at Building G behind Lane Bryant) before 1:00pm to receive a Shoppes gift card valid at participating stores and restaurants at The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes.
Stores open at 8:00am (individual stores may open earlier).
Southdale Center – Thanksgiving & Black Friday Hours
Southdale Center in Edina opens on Thanksgiving 6:00pm – 1:00am, and Black Friday from 6:00am – 11:0pm!
Woodbury Lakes Shopping Center – Meet Santa & Early Birds Get Free McDonald’s
Meet Santa and get free goodies on Black Friday at Woodbury Lakes in Woodbury this year:
Santa will make his first appearance this year on Black Friday! Visit him at 7:00AM in the courtyard next to J. Jill as we hand out free McDonald’s Premium Roast Coffee, Egg McMuffins and store gift cards to the first 200 shoppers in line! Then, catch him as he strolls in and out of the shops visiting with shoppers until 3:00PM.
Santa’s 2014 Strolling Schedule
November 28, 7:00AM – 3:00PM
December 6, 10:00AM – 4:00PM
December 7, 11:00AM – 5:00PM
December 13, 10:00AM – 4:00PM
December 14, 11:00AM – 5:00PM
December 20, 10:00AM – 4:00PM
December 21, 11:00AM – 5:00PM
December 23, 10:00AM – 4:00PM
Black Friday Goodies
November 28, 7:00AM in the courtyard next to J. Jill
The early bird gets the goodies when they start their Black Friday shopping at Woodbury Lakes! The first 200 shoppers in line will receive a complimentary cup of McDonald’s Premium Roast Coffee and Egg McMuffin, a gift card to a participating Woodbury Lakes store and a copy of the Woodbury Bulletin.