Black Friday is hours away. And we know while you are baking that bird and stealing handfuls of stuffing, you are counting down the seconds till you are free to roam the best retail deals of the year.
Here is a list of store deals and openings in our area, so you can make your plan of attack before football and a food coma.
Nordstrom Rack in Boca Raton will open its doors at 8 a.m. and close them at 10 p.m. on Friday. Shoppers will receive a $10 gift card for every $100 they spend. This deal is good in-store only.
Alene Too is offering an online deal on Thanksgiving Day, so you can shop while you brine. Go online and use the promo PINK30 to enjoy 30 percent off full-priced items. Stop in-store to enjoy 30 percent off items during Friday and Saturday.
Lucx Boutique in Royal Palm Place is offering 25 percent off all fall and winter fashions, 15 percent off Lucx’s “Boutique Collection, and if that wasn’t enough, enjoy 50 to 70 percent off all sale items.
Lucx will open at 10 a.m. on Friday, so you can sleep your stuffing off is this is your first stop. These deals are good through Saturday.
Boca Raton’s Best Buy (20540 State Road 7) will open at midnight on Friday and remain open until 10 p.m.
This web editor has already noticed people camping outside of the Boynton Beach location (550 N. Congress Ave., Boynton Beach), which also opens at midnight. If you are hoping for a major deal on some high priced electronics, grab your tent and head over now.
Town Center at Boca Raton will open to shoppers at 6 a.m. on Friday and will remain open till 9 p.m. Bring your patience and your wallet. Here are a few of the deals your favorite stores are offering:
Ann Taylor -- Black Friday deals went into effect yesterday. Enjoy 40 percent off the full price of your purchase. Shoppers can also take an extra 25 percent off sale styles.
This offer is also good online. Use the code: THANKS.
Justice -- Shoppers can enjoy 40 percent off their entire purchase, not including additional in-store discounts. This deal is good for Black Friday only.
Gap -- The clean, preppy store is renaming the crazy shopping holiday “Bright Friday” and will be offering 60 percent off select styles all day. The store seems to have their own extended hours, so the deals begin at midnight Friday and will last until 10 p.m.
White House l Black Market -- Shoppers can enjoy 25 percent off their entire purchase from Saturday, November 24 through Monday, November 26.
Sony -- Tech deals seem to fare the best during this insane shopping day. Sony is saving shoppers between $500 - 800 on 55” HDTVs. Shoppers can also get 40 percent off Blueray players, up to 50 percent off headphones, and 20 percent off unlock Android Smartphones.
Nautica -- Enjoy 50 percent off the entire store on Friday.
Hugo Boss -- Suit up with 20 to 40 percent off the entire store.
Forever 21 -- The youthful store in dropping their prices even lower, with $2 stocking stuffers, $10 denim and $10 sweaters.
Charles David Shoes -- Stomp your feet to the beat of 50 percent off the entire store from open until 1 p.m. Can’t make it before lunch? Enjoy 40 percent off through the rest of the weekend.
PacSun -- We get to enjoy the beach year-round, so stock up on your surf attire now. Everything in PacSun is buy one, get one 50 percent off.
Sawgrass Mills is offering extended holiday shopping hours (totalling 45 hours of weekend shopping) this weekend. Complimentary bag storage is available to shoppers. Just drop your shopping bags at a designated in-mall location and continue splurging. Retrieve your bags when you are done. Doors will open at 9 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day.
For more, check out www.simon.com/mall/sawgrass-mills.
If you are headed north and west, Wellington Green Mall will open at 5 a.m. and remain open till 9 p.m. to accommodate all of your crazy shopping plans.
Here is a brief preview of a few of the deals you will find in the double decker mall:
Brooks Brothers -- Get 40 percent off your entire purchase.
Guess -- Shoppers can enjoy 30 percent off items on Friday.
Yankee Candle -- This sweet smelling store is also holding a Black Friday special offer. Receive a free jar candle with purchase of 2 jar candles in one of Yankee’s three holiday fragrances: Balsam & Cedar, Sparkling Cinnamon, and Christmas Cookie.
GNC -- Stock your stockings with healthy vitamins and supplements. GNC is offering 20 percent off the entire store’s lot on Friday.
Banana Republic -- Get 40 percent off your entire purchase all day long.
Chickfila is getting in on the holiday fun by offering the first 500 dine-in guests a free red, reusable shopping tote bag or cow Pez Dispenser.
Also worth mentioning, the clothing brand Feltraiger will be showing their new collection RatMouth (Get it, Boca Raton?) in a pop-up shop at the South Florida Black Friday Festival. Enjoy 15 percent off the collection!
We hope you have a wonderful holiday and wish you luck in your shopping adventures! Please be kind and patient with fellow shoppers and staff members, and please assist someone if they’ve fallen down.