Black Friday: Here Are Opening Times

SouthPark Mall will let shoppers in at midnight


For the second year, SouthPark Mall will welcome shoppers at midnight Friday.

Marketing Director Andy Selesnik said at least 90 percent of the stores will be open for the event.

"Dillard's won't be open, and some of the service-oriented stores, like for harcuts or eyeglasses, won't open," he said

Retailers competing for holiday gift dollars have gradually extended Black Friday hours -- where big box stores used to open at 5 a.m., they're now opening at midnight, or on Thanksgiving evening.

"People used to get up early to shop on Black Friday," Selesnik said. "Now they stay up late and go to bed at 5 a.m."

He noticed a lot of families who traditionally see a movie on Thanksgiving hit the Cinemark Strongsville for a 10 p.m. show last year, then come out and started shopping.

"It was amazing to see the line at Taco Bell at 3 a.m.," he said.

Some stores at Crocker Park will also open at midnight.

Here is a rundown of other Black Friday openings, according to BlackFriday.com:

Target: 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 22

Walmart: 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 22

Kohl's: midnight Friday, Nov. 23

Best Buy: midnight Friday, Nov. 23

Toys R Us: 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 22

Costco: 9 a.m. Friday, Nov. 23

Bed Bath & Beyond: 6 a.m. Friday, Nov. 23

Cinemark: Open all day on Thanksgiving

Home Depot: 5 a.m. Friday, Nov. 23

Lowe's: 5 a.m. Friday, Nov. 23

Big Lots: 6 a.m. Friday, Nov. 23

Office Max: 6 a.m. Friday, Nov. 23

Staples: 6 a.m. Friday, Nov. 23

GameStop: midnight Friday, Nov. 23

Old Navy: midnight Friday, Nov. 23. Stores will also be open 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thanksgiving Day.

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