When you think of “Black Friday,” do you immediately picture the mad dash at big-box stores like Target and Walmart?
Of course, the major retailers are our favorite places for Black Friday deals, but they aren’t the only game in town.
There are 5 types of stores you might not have considered when making your Black Friday shopping plans that are definitely worth a look. Check out these 14 places to find great deals this Black Friday:
There are a bunch of deals on toys, candy, and gift wrap, but don’t forget the essentials.
Free toothpaste, free pain relievers and free cleansing wipes are just the beginning.
CVS Black Friday deals include BOGO toys as low as $3 each, $0.50 disposable razors, $0.84 cereal boxes and $0.99 nail polish.
Walgreens has a bunch of children’s toys and crafts for $6.99 each that are Buy 2 Get 2 free. Holiday candy is just $1.99 (reg. $4.99), and Russell Stover chocolate boxes are BOGO free.
Other top deals include bargains on makeup, laundry detergent, shampoo, and cereal as low as $1.88.
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There are $0.50 deals on candy, $3 brushes, $0.50 socks, and Buy 1 Get 2 free on holiday gift wrap, boxed carts and gift bags.
Home Improvement Stores
This one used to be a well-kept secret, but plenty of people are now waking up to the fact that the home improvement stores have can’t-miss deals on holiday decor, appliances and even home technology.
Giant inflatable holiday characters go for as low as $15 and up to 61% off and a pre-lit 7.5-foot Christmas tree for $79 (reg. $199).
Beyond Christmas decor, find BOGO Free Rigid Power Tools, discounted appliances, nearly half-off wet/dry vacuum, $60 off a mechanic tool set, a $10 step stool, and 27-gallon totes for $7.88.
And since you’ll probably need AA or AAA batteries, find a 40-ct for just $5.88.
Want Olaf on your lawn? Disney Christmas inflatables are $24.98.
Unexpected tech deals include an Alexa Fire TV Stick Lite for $17.99 (reg. $29.99), WiFi-enabled smart plugs for $9.98 (reg. $30.98), the Amazon Echo Show 5 for $44.99 (reg. $89.99) and Amazon Blink outdoor cameras for $109.99 (reg. $179.99).
Need some gifts for your furry friend? Pet stores are having their own Black Friday sales that discount special products as well as everyday essentials.
PetSmart is offering 50% off holiday toys, treats, apparel, & accessories, pet beds for $7.99 (reg. $19.99), 56% off cat furniture, 48% off a self-cleaning litter box, and half off a Fancy Feast Advent Calendar.
They’ve offered BOGO 50% off dog and cat holiday apparel and treats (think: stocking stuffers for your pets), as well as 50% off all reptiles, freshwater fish, select cat food & furniture, select dog clothing, and puppy obedience training classes.
Chewy.com Black Friday Deals
Online pet store Chewy.com has plenty of Buy 3 Get 1 Free deals for dog and cat items, up to 25% off dog beds & cat trees, and plenty of flash deals on treats, bedding, toys and more for up to 57% off. Plus, if you spend $50 by 11/25, you get $10 off in December.
Auto Parts Stores
Auto parts stores are offering discounts on various products, but the real bargains are found in their gift card deals.
O’Reilly Auto Parts Black Friday Deals
O’Reilly Auto Parts is giving a $10 gift card with purchase of Mobil 1 Full Synthetic motor oil, a $15 gift card with purchase of premium wiper blades, and a $15 gift card with purchase of select Sylvania car light bulbs.
The O’Rewards Loyalty Program offers $5 rewards for every 150 points accumulated. Normally, you get 1 point per $1 spent, but O’Reilly has a number of double points offers right now.
AutoZone Black Friday Deals
In the past, AutoZone featured a free $25 AutoZone Gift Card for every $100 spent on online “Ship To Home” orders (Black Friday through Cyber Monday). Certain purchases, like a Duralast 1000 Amp Portable Battery Jump Starter with Compressor, will earn you a $20 gift card.
If you haven’t already signed up for AutoZone’s killer loyalty program, do it before Black Friday arrives to start working on another $20 cash back when you make 5 purchases of $20 or more.
Napa Auto Parts Black Friday Deals
Napa has a sale going until Nov. 30 that takes 20% off 3 or more items when you buy a $5 tool bag.
Get a free Energizer tactical flashlight when you buy a 3 pack of Armor All Wipes for $11.99. Napa has stocking stuffers like $5.99 Napa beanies and $7.99 digital tire gauges, box cutters and telescoping inspection mirrors.
One of the hottest items of the year, a propane heater, costs just $69.99.
Join Napa Rewards, the free loyalty program, to get $5 back for every $100 you spend — and $5 when you sign up.
We’ve seen 75% discounts on fleece and flannel and 70% off Christmas fabrics, handmade holiday ornament tubes, wreaths and custom framing orders. A Singer Fashion Mate Sewing Machine has been $99.99 (reg. $179.99)/
Online shoppers can use the coupon code QPRS333 to receive an additional 25% off your order between the hours of 6:00 AM and 12:00 PM on Black Friday — and the code YBSA333 gets you 50% off one regular priced item all day.
On Saturday, use PWYP334 for 25% off one item from 6:00 AM to 12:00 PM, and PGWW334 for 50% off one regular priced item all day.
Christmas decor is on sale, such as an 18-inch Christmas Wreath or 9-foot garland for $2.99 (reg. $5.99), pre-lit Christmas trees for $19.99 (reg. $49.99), Christmas jar candles 3 for $9.99, gift wrap for $2.99 (reg. $4.99+), and jumbo outdoor ornaments for half off.
The popular Cricut Explore Air 2 is on sale for $179 (reg. $227), and the Singer M1000 sewing machines is $69.99 (reg. $89.99).
All yarn is Buy 2 Get 1 Free, and wall frames are Buy 1 Get 2 Free.
Hobby Lobby Black Friday Deals
Hobby Lobby is taking 80% off fall home decor, and 50% off Christmas decor.
They’re also discounting all home decor, frames, jewelry making products and floral items 50% off, most crafts and art supplies 40% off, and all fabric is 25% off.