Stores really want you to turn up ready to shop on Black Friday—and often, on Thanksgiving Day as well.
To draw shoppers away from the dinner table on Thanksgiving, or out of bed early on Black Friday, retailers are offering huge discounts as usual, and they are sometimes totally giving stuff away as well. Free coffee, free gift cards, bonus coupons, and other free prizes will greet shoppers—and likely put them in the mood to spend—at many stores on Black Friday 2017.
Here are all the freebies shoppers can look forward to on Black Friday and Thanksgiving Day 2017.
Thanksgiving Day Freebies for Shoppers
Cumberland Farms: From 12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. on Thanksgiving, Cumberland Farms nearly 600 convenience stores in Florida and the Northeast will give each customer a free cup of coffee, cappuccino, tea or hot chocolate. No purchase required.
J.C. Penney: Coupons worth $10, $100, or $500 valid for select purchases will be given out to shoppers starting when J.C. Penney stores open at 2 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day.
Cabela's: Prizes such as shotguns, satellite TV bundles, hunting knives, compound bows, fishing reels, and meat smokers are available to shoppers waiting in line when Cabela's stores open, starting at 8 a.m. on Thanksgiving and 5 a.m. on Black Friday.
Belk: Stores host a gift card giveaway—including a $1,000 winner in every location—starting when Belk stores open at 4 p.m. on Thanksgiving.
Freebies Starting on Black Friday 2017
Petco: Free pair or antlers for your dog or cat with any purchase on Friday or Saturday, while supplies last.
Half Price Books: The first 100 shoppers on Black Friday get a free tote and a $5 gift card. One tote per store will have a $100 gift card inside. Half Price Books stores are open for regular hours on Black Friday.
Shopko: The first 100 shoppers on Friday get a $15 gift card. On Saturday, the first 100 customers get a card good for $10 off a clothing purchase of $10 or more.