Gone are the days of heading to the mall before dessert hit the table. More and more retailers are closed on Thanksgiving (thanks, now pass the stuffing) and your tablecloth doesn’t have to be a deconstructed Target catalog. Thanks to social media and everyday deals, Black Friday is changing, but the hype is still very real.

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Whether you’re looking for TVs, air fryers, a Tickle-Me-Elmo (sorry, the PTSD is real) or just want to spoil yourself, we’re giving you the breakdown so you don’t have to have one.

Check out below for hours, ads, and deals from our favorite local giants and all the big box stores. Happy hunting, don’t forget to stretch, and always be kind.

Barton Creek Square Mall

Thanksgiving: Closed | Friday: 6 a.m.- 9p.m.

Shop stores like Apple, Nordstrom, LEGO, Forever 21 and more! Click here for special deals!

Round Rock Premium Outlets

Thanksgiving: Closed | Friday: 6 a.m.- 10 p.m.

Check out upcoming deals from their great retailers HERE

Lakeline Mall

Thanksgiving: Closed| Friday: 6 a.m.- 9p.m.

Explore their MEGA-MERRY Gift Guide to prepare for your shopping trip!

The Domain

Thanksgiving: Closed | Friday: 8 a.m.- 9p.m.

For more upcoming holiday hours, click HERE!


Thanksgiving: Closed | Friday: Check with individual stores

Some of our favorite CAN’T MISS deals: Dr. Martens Up to 40% off Erin Condren 30% off the entire store, Ring Agendas up to 40% off, 60% off clearance FORLOH Up to 40% OFF specific collections Ray-Ban Enjoy 30% off Ray-Ban sunglasses, eyeglasses and Stories Roller Rabbit New pieces added to sale + enjoy 40% off almost everything! Receive an additional 40% sale in-store only Albion 20% off American Threads Promo items up to 60% off and BOGO 40% off apparel Scotch & Soda Enjoy up to 50% off PLUS take an extra 25% off sale with Scotch & Soda Bonobos 30% off 

And be sure to drop off your Letter to Santa (next to Culinary Dropout)


Always open, duh. Here are some of their most sought after deals this year (and you don’t even have to wait until Friday!

Bass Pro Shops

Thanksgiving: 8 a.m. | Friday: 5 a.m.

Bath & Body Works

Thanksgiving: Closed | Friday: 6 a.m.

Bed Bath & Beyond

Thanksgiving: Closed | Friday: 6 a.m.

Best Buy

Thanksgiving: Closed | Friday: 5 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Big Lots

Thanksgiving: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m | Friday: 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Crate and Barrel

Thanksgiving: Closed | Friday: 10 a.m.


Thanksgiving: Closed | Friday: 10 a.m.

Half Price Books

Thanksgiving: Closed | Friday: Regular store hours

Home Depot

Thanksgiving: Closed | Friday: 6 a.m.


Thanksgiving: Closed | Friday: Regular hours


Thanksgiving: Closed | Friday: Regular hours


Thanksgiving: Closed | Friday: Opens 5 a.m.


Thanksgiving: Closed | Friday: 6 a.m.


Thanksgiving: Closed | Friday: 5:00 AM


Thanksgiving: Closed | Friday: 6 a.m.


Thanksgiving: Closed | Friday: 6 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.


Thanksgiving: Closed | Friday: Regular hours.


Thanksgiving: Closed | Friday: 9 a.m.


Thanksgiving: Closed | Friday: 7 a.m.


Thanksgiving: Closed | Friday: 6 a.m.


Thanksgiving: Closed | Friday: 5 a.m.

World Market

Thanksgiving: Closed | Friday: 9 a.m.


Ali Tierney
Ali is a lover of boybands, cheese, and a good leather jacket (not always in that order). Born and raised on the Jersey Shore, she left her career as a radio personality to move to Texas with the love of her life, Ed. Since moving to Austin, she became a wife, mama to two sweet little boys, and author of "B is for Boy Bands." She loves salsa dancing, nail salons that serve champagne, and has an Mmmbop tattoo. You can check out her book on Instagram @bisforboybands


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