The Ultimate 2019 Black Friday Guide: Where To Shop ‘Til You Drop in Chicago

As the countdown until Black Friday begins, Chicago shoppers are preparing their lists to ensure they are getting the best deals this holiday season. More than 165 million U.S. consumers will shop over Thanksgiving weekend, and sales are estimated to reach approx. $730 billion, according to the National Retail Federation.

Whether you plan to do your holiday shopping in stores, online or both, this Chicago Black Friday guide will help you find the best Black Friday deals in the area:



With 60% off of bedding, outerwear, and kid’s clothing, you’ll be sure to get the most bang for your buck at Macy’s this holiday season. You can preview a complete Black Friday specials list online.


Clark Street Sports

Whether you’re looking for Cubs, Bulls or Bears apparel, Clark Street Sports has got you covered. If you want to get started on your holiday shopping early, check out their Annual 50% Off Holiday Sale on Saturday, November 23.

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Photo Credit: Clark Street Sports


There is something for everyone when shopping at Target. Get amazing Black Friday deals on electronics, home appliances, toys, sports equipment and more!


Woodfield Mall

Just 40 minutes west of Chicago, Woodfield Mall is one of the largest shopping destinations in the United States. With over 200 stores to choose from, you’ll be sure to find the perfect gift for your friends and family.

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Photo Credit: Zales


Selecting the perfect piece of jewelry for that special someone requires careful consideration of style and price. Zales has plenty of gift ideas at great prices this holiday season.


Water Tower Place

For incredible savings, check out any of the 100 stores in Water Tower Place on Michigan Avenue during the extended hours.



To make sure your shopping experience is foolproof, follow some of these tips for saving your sanity and your money:

Follow brands and retailers on social media to keep up with promotions and exclusive offers.

Get familiar with store policies so that if you need to make a return, you are able to get your money back or make the exchange.

PRO TIP: Go into Black Friday with a plan and a budget. It’s better to have a plan of attack rather than to be swiping your card aimlessly.


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