When Do Cyber Monday / Black Friday 2018 Deals Begin? Early Access & Hours For Walmart, Target, Best Buy, And More

Plan out your Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping the smart way.

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Black Friday is now done and dusted, but that doesn't mean the deals are done. Many sales are still continuing, and even more are set to begin for Cyber Monday. While you may have to wait until Monday in the US for many of the new sales to arrive, one exception is at Best Buy, which is already offering early access to its sale.

While Black Friday hasn't officially, completely started, a range of deals are already available at a number of retailers. If you're keen on getting your shopping done now, a number of deals will be live in advance and many stores will be open on Thursday, Thanksgiving Day. Here's everything you need to know about shopping for Black Friday 2018.

Both Microsoft and Sony have launched their respective Xbox Store (now available even to non-Xbox Live Gold members) and PlayStation Store sales (check out our PSN sale recommendations). They get you discounts on a wide variety of digital games, as well as PS Plus. Meanwhile, Best Buy is offering its deals early for My Best Buy members right now, and the PS4 Spider-Man bundle that many stores are offering is already available.

There are plenty of physical stores you may want to hit up on Black Friday, and they all have different hours. Some places, like Walmart and Meijer are open 24 hours straight, while others like Target and Best Buy will be closing during the wee hours of the morning. It can be quite a bit to keep track of, especially if you're the type of Black Friday shopper that likes to hit up multiple stores during the event.

Luckily, we got you covered and have a list of all the major retailers and its store hours. As the countdown to Black Friday continues, more stores will reveal when they will be opening and closing, and we'll keep you updated. If you're looking for deals, check out our roundup of all the Black Friday deals, so far.

Many of the stores do not list the closing hours for its stores, so you may want to check with your local retailer as hours may vary. Here is a complete list, thus far, of stores you may be interested in checking out in alphabetical order, so take good notes before you brave the terror of Black Friday shopping.

Best Buy:

  • In-store: Thursday, November 22 at 5 PM to 1 AM on Friday, November 23 locally
  • Re-opening on Friday, November 23 at 8 AM locally
  • Elite Plus and Elite Members get access to deals on Sunday, November 18
  • All My Best Buy members get access on Monday, November 19 and Tuesday, November 20

Fanatical:

  • Live now

GameStop:

  • Online: Wednesday, November 21 at 9 PM ET
  • In-store: Thursday, November 22 from 3 PM to 10 PM locally
  • Friday, November 23 from 7 AM to 10 PM
  • Saturday and Sunday, November 24-25 from 10 AM to 9 PM

KMart:

  • In store: Thursday, November 22 starting at 6 AM to Midnight locally
  • Re-opening on Friday, November 23 at 6 AM to 10 PM

Kohls:

  • Online: Thursday, November 22 at 1:01 AM ET [Doorbusters]
  • In-store: Thursday, November 22 at 5 PM (Store closings vary by location)

Macy's:

  • Online: All-day Thursday, November 22
  • In store: Thursday 5 PM-2 AM locally
  • Friday, November 23 6 AM to 1 PM
  • Saturday, November 24 8 AM to 1 PM

Meijer:

  • In-store: Some deal start on Sunday, November 18 at 6 AM
  • Doorbusters start on Thursday, November 22 at 6AM

Microsoft Store:

  • Online: Thursday, November 22 at 12 AM ET

Office Max:

  • Online: Thursday, November 22 starting at 12:01 AM
  • In-store: Friday, November 23 at 8 AM locally

PlayStation Store:

  • Live now

Sam's Club:

  • In-store: Friday, November 23 at 7 AM

Sears:

  • In-store: Thursday, November 22 at 6 PM

Staples:

  • Order online on Thanksgiving
  • In-store: Friday, November 23 at 7 AM

Target:

  • In-store: Thursday, November 22 at 5 PM to Friday November 23 at 1 AM locally
  • Re-opening on Friday, November 23 at 7 AM locally

Walmart:

  • Online: Wednesday, November 21 at 10 PM ET / 7 PM PT
  • In-store: Thursday, November 22 at 6 PM locally

Xbox Store:

  • Live now

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