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12 Black Friday Freebies to Look for Today and Tomorrow

Most of these will be at stores that won't have crazy crowds.
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Black Friday freebies

If you wish your Black Friday budget was bigger this year, or just want a reward for showing up before the sun, these freebies are nice perks for anyone who shops in-store. And they're all at stores that won't feature the craziest crowds, too.

Best Black Friday Freebies of 2017

  • NEW! Barnes & Noble: Any customer shopping at Barnes & Noble on Black Friday can pick up a free hot coffee until 10 am, with no purchase necessary.

  • NEW! Belk: The first 250 customers on Thursday (doors open at 4 pm) will receive a gift card valued anywhere from $5 to $1,000. On Friday, the first 150 customers at minimum will receive a scratch off card worth anywhere from $15 to $250.

  • NEW! Field & Stream: The first 150 adults who line up on Thanksgiving and Black Friday will receive a free gift card. In addition to the gift card, customers will also receive an entry into a giveaway for a $500 gift card. Drawings for the giveaway will be held at 8 pm on Thanksgiving, and at 10 am and 5 pm on Black Friday.

  • NEW! Fred Meyer: The first 100 customers will receive a free gift card. Doors open at 5 am on Black Friday.

  • NEW! Stage Stores: One customer who lines up early on Thursday will win a 4' teddy bear or a Pelican 30-quart premium cooler. The first 75 customers will receive a gift card, with two being worth $250 or $50. (The rest are worth $10.)

  • World Market: On Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, receive a free Peru-Se instant win game piece for a chance to win a trip for two to Peru. On Friday, be one of the first 100 customers in-store to receive a free $10 certificate. On Saturday and Sunday, be one of the first 100 customers in-store to receive a free tote bag.

  • Bass Pro Shops: Be one of the first 200 customers in line to receive a free Santa or snowman spinner, as well as other prizes. Additionally, pick up a free Bass Pass to visit with Santa and receive a free picture with him. Plus, many stores will have free crafts and free games and activities.

  • Bon-Ton: Be one of the first 200 customers in-store on Thursday, and receive a free gift card. Even if you miss out, you'll still be able to take $10 off a purchase of $10.

  • Mills Fleet Farm: The first 500 customers on Friday morning will receive a free plush owl.

  • Petco: Head to your local Petco on Friday and Saturday to receive a free pair of cat or dog antlers with any purchase.

  • Shopko: The first 100 customers on Friday will receive a free $15 holiday bonus card. (It's valid from December 1 through December 31.) The first 100 customers on Saturday will receive $10 off a $10 home and clothing purchase.

  • Half Price Books: Be one of the first 100 booklovers through the doors on Friday, and you'll receive a free tote bag and a $5 gift card. If that doesn't sound enticing enough, one tote bag will contain a $100 gift card.

Other Freebies

  • JCPenney: Be there when the doors open on Thursday, and you could receive a $500 off coupon for purchases of $500. If you aren't lucky enough for that promo, there's also a chance you could receive a $100 off coupon, good for purchases of $100, or a $10 off coupon, good for purchases of $10.

  • Cabela's: Show up early, and if you're one of the first 600 outdoor enthusiasts in line by 5 am, you'll have a chance to win a prize. A variety of items are being offered, including gift cards worth up to $100, Masterbuilt Elite smokers, day packs, and much more.

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Staff Writer

Julie joined DealNews in 2015, after many years of becoming well-versed in technology issues as a communications professional for a software company. She first entered journalism in college, reporting on issues facing frugal students for CollegeCandy.com. Julie lives in DealNews' hometown of Huntsville, AL.
DealNews may be compensated by companies mentioned in this article. Please note that, although prices sometimes fluctuate or expire unexpectedly, all products and deals mentioned in this feature were available at the lowest total price we could find at the time of publication (unless otherwise specified).
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