The ultimate shopping holiday is only a week away. Black Friday in White Plains is no joke, so get a head start on crafting your shopping strategy by checking out our Guide to Black Friday 2011 in White Plains, where you’ll find store hours and deals to die for.
Many stores will open on the night of Thanksgiving and have extended hours throughout the weekend and holiday shopping seasons. Some stores are holding out on advertising all their holiday weekend shopping deals, so make sure you check their website before the big day.
Happy and safe shopping!
The Stores, The Hours, The Deals:
, 100 Main St., will be open from open at 4 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Black Friday, while , 125 Westchester Ave., will open at 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Various stores inside the malls may open earlier. Both malls close at 10 p.m.
Early birds who stop by Guest Services at either mall to purchase an American Express/ Simon Giftcard will receive a metallic pink lunch tote bag while supplies last.
WFAS 103.9/106.3 FM will be also broadcasting live from both malls from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., offering prize giveaways and more.
The Rejuvenation Station is located at Fashion Level 1 next to Jewel Hut in The Galleria and on Retail Level 1 in front of David Yurman at The Westchester. Here you can enjoy ice-cold water bottles and snacks.
Enjoy samplings from local restaurants, and stop by and see Santa, in his 15th year at The Galleria on Fashion level 2 in front of H & M.
Stop by and see Santa at The Westchester on Retail Level 1 in Center Court, where shoppers can also try food samplings from local restaurants, and some lucky individuals will be selected at random to receive free parking as part of the mall’s “Acts of Kindness” promotion.
Plan your Black Friday shopping by visiting simon.com Wednesday night for a list of Black Friday savings. They’ll also be posted in sign holders throughout the mall and at Guest Services.
—Toys “R” Us is giving its shoppers a head start by opening its doors at 9 p.m. on Thanksgiving. From 9 p.m. Thursday to 1 p.m. on Friday you can get a $50 gift card with the purchase of an iPod Touch; a Power Wheels Boss or Barbie 12-Volt Ford Mustang Ride for $199.999; and a Sylvania 7-inch Android Tablet or 7-inch Android Netbook for $74.99. Click here for more deals.
– Store opens at 10 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day and starts with the toys, home and apparel event. Event deals include: an Xbox 460 4GB with Kinect Console for $199.96 that comes with a $50 Walmart gift card; and DVDs starting at $1.96
At midnight the electronics event starts with deals like an LG Blu-ray Player for $49; or a 51” Samsung plasma TV for $498. Black Friday weekend deals start at 8 a.m. on Nov. 25 and include Goodyear Tires starting at $59 or a Vizio 42” 3D LED Wi-Fi HDTV for $598
Click here for more deals in the store’s flyer.
—This store will start showering its customers with discounts at midnight on Thanksgiving until 10 p.m. on Black Friday. Deals include 50 percent off a Sharper Image iPhone/iPod dock station; and Kenneth Cole and Nautica coats for $99.99. Click here for more Macy's Black Friday specials.
—Target opens at midnight on Thanksgiving and will be open until 11 p.m. on Friday. Click here to have their Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals emailed to you.
—It’s Gobblepalooza again at Old Navy for three days starting on Thanksgiving. Doors open at midnight on Thanksgiving and stay open until 11 p.m. on Friday. Get kids and babies front-free winter jackets for $20 and adult jackets for $29; tops for $5, jeans and sweaters for $15 for the entire family. Click here for a coupon and more Old Navy deals.
The Gap Inc. has created ShopYourselfSocial.com where you can find everything you need to know about holiday shopping in their stores, which include Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy. There you can enter the Magic vs. Tragic photo contest to win $5,000; get advice from Gap Inc’s Social Shopping Advisor Cacky Rhoades on her blog, where she offers personal shopper tips; as well as real-time Twitter updates and more.
—Sears will opens its doors from 4 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Black Friday for its After Thanksgiving 2 Day Sale. More than 900 door buster deals will be offered 4 a.m. until 1 p.m., including a Sony DVD player for $29.99; or $469 for a Kenmore 3.5 cu.-ft. washer. Click here for a store flyer and here for a $10 door buster deals coupon that can be used with an intimate apparel or accessory purchase of $30 or more.
The Gap will open at 7 a.m. and will offer up to 60 percent off of the entire store from. If you get to The Gap before noon on Black Friday you can grant $19 women’s jeans and sweaters; $15 GapKids and BabyGap pro-flee Gap arch hoodies; and $10 layering long sleeved adult t-shirts. Click here for more deals.