With the holiday shopping season here in Ocean County, it is also time for Black Friday. While Black Friday is technically on Friday, on November 28th, it seems that the demand is pushing Black Friday to Thanksgiving Day. In Ocean County, there are several big stores offering Black Friday deals for all to enjoy. Here is your special survival guide to Black Friday deals in Ocean County:
Early on Thursday morning (yes, Thanksgiving morning) the Black Friday deals begin. Doorbusters at Kmart (in Toms River, Brick and Manahawkin) starts at 6am. By 8am, get 50% off toys at Walgreens (in Point Pleasant Borough, Brick, Toms River, Bayville, Barnegat and Little Egg Harbor). Other store openings at that time include Rite Aid (in Toms River, Brick, Lakewood, Point Pleasant, Lavallette, Jackson, Manchester, Beachwood, Bayville, Forked River, Barnegat, Manahawkin and Little Egg Harbor) and Radio Shack (in Toms River, Brick, Lakewood, Bayville, Lacey, Stafford and Tuckerton).
After finishing Thanksgiving dinner, head out for some of the biggest deals of the year. At 5pm, Dick’s Sporting Goods (in Brick and Manahawkin) opens and so does Best Buy (in Brick and Manahawkin) with a Panasonic 50-inch TV for a $199.99 Black Friday. More deals continue at 6pm, with store openings at Macy’s and Sears in the Ocean County Mall. Kohls (in Brick, Toms River, Lacey and Manahawkin) boasts 500 Black Friday Deals starting at 6pm. Walmart (in Toms River, Brick, Lacey and Manahawkin) has a 1-hour guarantee for deals at 6pm. Staples (in Brick, Toms River, Lacey and Manahawkin) has Black Friday deals including a Asus laptop for $99.99 at 6pm. Target (in Brick and Toms River) features hundreds of doorbusters and thousands of deals. And Sports Authority (in Brick) offers 50% off certain footwear.
Welcome to normal Black Friday shopping, on actual Friday. It starts at 5am at AC Moore (in Brick and Manahawkin) and Lowes (in Brick, Toms River, Manchester and Manahawkin). Christmas Tree Shop (in Brick) opens at 6am for Black Friday. By 7am, other stores open. Petsmart (in Toms River and Brick) features 50% of some of their dog beds. Costco (in Brick and Manahawkin) and Harbor Freight Tools (in Brick) offer more Black Friday deals to watch for.