13 Thanksgiving and Black Friday Shopping Deals in Washington

For those of you who don't mind crowds.

You’re going to have to take your Thanksgiving dinner to go this year if you want to make it to the best of the Black Friday deals. Last year, Target, Sears, Kohl’s, and Macy’s all opened their doors at 8 PM on Thanksgiving Day. While it was already ridiculous to start Black Friday sales on a Thursday, this year, the same four stores have announced their deals will debut at 6 PM.

It’s a good thing you weren’t planning on eating second helpings, right?

To give yourself time to plan and prepare, we’ve rounded up the best (and the earliest) doorbuster deals for Black Friday—er, Thursday.

Thanksgiving Day

Old Navy
Doorbuster deals: Be one of the first 100 shoppers in line on Thanksgiving Day to be eligible for Old Navy’s Overnight Millionaire drawing and get 50 percent off everything in the store on Thursday and Friday, with 40-percent discounts continuing through Saturday and 30 percent on Sunday. 4 PM. 3500 East-West Hwy., Hyattsville, MD.

Best Buy
Doorbuster deals: Grab a Panasonic 50-inch LED HDTV for $199.99, save $100 on iPad Air 2 (prices start at $399.99), buy Beats by Dr. Dre headphones for $79.99, and pick up a 13-inch Apple Macbook Pro for $899.99 (you should probably already be in line if you want any of these). Or take advantage of Best Buy’s online deals from the comfort of your couch, pie included. 5 PM. Tickets distributed up to two hours before store opening. 3100 14th St., NW.

Macy’s
Doorbuster deals: Though discounts of 30 to 75 percent are promised throughout the weekend, show up at 6 on Thanksgiving Day for $39.99 cashmere sweaters, $19.99 Club Room men’s dress shirts, and $19.99 Rampage boots. 6 PM. 1201 G St., NW.

Target
Doorbuster deals: Take advantage of 40 percent off all apparel and 50 percent off all handbags, wallets, and fine boxed jewelry sets, with women’s riding boots selling for $18 and men’s Tumi outwear priced at $50. 6 PM. 3100 14th St., NW.

Kohl’s
Doorbuster deals: Receive $15 in Kohl’s Cash for every $50 spent, with 50 to 70 percent off Croft and Barrow, Sonoma, and Apt. 9 and 40 to 60 percent off Chaps, LC Lauren Conrad, Elle, Jennifer Lopez, and Juicy Couture apparel. 6 PM. 5701 Kingstowne Blvd., Kingstowne, Va.

H&M
Doorbuster deals: Thanksgiving shoppers receive savings up to 30 percent off. The first 100 in line for Black Friday will receive a scratch-off ticket up to $300 in value. November 27, 6 PM. November 28, midnight to 9 PM. 3222 M St., NW.

Black Friday

10th Annual Downtown Holiday Market
Doorbuster deals: Get there on Black Friday to shop Naked Decor, Lil Fishy, and Jon Wye. Over the next four weeks, shoppers will find more than 150 exhbitors and artisans offering fine art, crafts, jewlery, photography, clothing, and more. Local favorites like De*Nada Design are slated to be there later in the month of December. November 28 through December 23, noon to 8 PM. Downtown, centered at Eighth and F sts., NW.

Bishop Boutique
Doorbuster deals: Breakfast bar provided by Bittersweet starting at 5:30 (set up in front of the Old Theatre). 30 percent off between 6 and 8 AM. 20 percent for the rest of the day. 815-B King St., Alexandria.

Shoe Hive
Doorbuster deals: Receive 30 percent off from 6 to 8 AM, 20 percent off from 8 to 10, and 10 percent for the rest of day. 6 AM to 7 PM. 127 S. Fairfax St., Alexandria.

Ginger
Doorbuster deals: Storewide except for gift cards and designer jewelry at 40 percent for the first hour, 30 percent off for the second hour, and 20 percent off for the rest of the day through Monday. 9 AM. 7114 Bethesda La., Bethesda Row.

Hu’s Wear
The Deal: 30 to 50 percent off on fall merchandise. 10 AM to 7 PM. 2906 M St., NW.

Brooks Brothers
The deal: 20 percent off when using the Brooks Card or the Brooks Brothers Platinum MasterCard, 15 percent off with any other form of payment. Multiple area locations.

Alton Lane
The deal: cocktail and suiting specials up to 40 percent off, plus surprise deals throughout the day. 1506 19th St., NW.

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Caroline Cunningham joined Washingtonian in 2014 after moving to the DC area from Cincinnati, where she interned and freelanced for Cincinnati Magazine and worked in content marketing. She currently resides in College Park.