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Black Friday Freebies and Giveaways

Posted November 21, 2018 12:04 p.m. EST
Updated November 23, 2018 8:14 a.m. EST

Many retailers and restaurants are giving away gift cards, high value coupons and freebies when you shop on Black Friday this year!

You'll find freebies and offers from Bass Pro Shops, Belk, Caribou Coffee, Walmart, Potbelly Sandwich Shop, JCPenney, Northern Tool & Equipment & more!

These giveaways and freebies are valid at participating locations and most stores only offer gift cards and coupons to those shoppers who are at least 18 years old.

Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble will be offering Buy One Get One Free Starbucks® coffee until 10 am EST on November 23 at participating locations.

Bass Pro Shops

The outdoor supply retailer (which now owns Cabela’s) is offering several freebies throughout Black Friday weekend. On Thanksgiving Day through Sunday, kids get a free photo with Santa. The first 100 kids to be photographed with Santa get a free plush toy. On Saturday and Sunday only, receive a free photo package ($20 value) when you donate a new toy.


Belk is giving away $1 million in gift cards (from $5 - $500). There will be one $500 winner per store each day, starting at 4 p.m. on Thursday and 6 a.m. on Friday.

Caribou Coffee

Caribou is offering a small Coffee of the Day or small Cold Press for $1 on Black Friday only at participating locations.


The CVS Black Friday sale starts Thursday, 11/22 and includes a TON of super freebies after rewards including Colgate toothpaste, Orbit Gum, Green Giant canned veggies, facial masks, ibuprofen, pantiliners, baby wipes, razors and more!

See all the CVS Black Friday freebies and deals HERE.

Dunkin' Donuts

On Black Friday, Dunkin' is offering espresso shots in drinks for an additional 50 cents and medium lattes or cappuccinos for $2.


Those who line up in store early on Thanksgiving (doors open 2 p.m.) get a coupon for $10, $100 or $500 off (valid Nov. 22 to 24).


Macy's is offering 12 Free After Mail-In Rebate items including a slow cooker, pillows, glassware, watches, tote bag, graphic tees, Mickey or Minnie plush, thermal henley, Gold Toe slippers, freshwater pearl earrings, Giorgio perfume and a bath rug! There is a limit of 1 per household (except the pillow which have a limit of 2) and allow 6-8 weeks to get the rebate back.

See all the Macy's freebie offers at Macys.com HERE!

Northern Tool & Equipment

The first 100 customers in line when stores open 6 a.m. on Black Friday receive up to $100 in instant savings.


Free pair of holiday antlers for your dog or cat if you shop on Black Friday. At least one in-store purchase is required, and you must belong to the Pals Rewards loyalty program.

Potbelly Sandwich Shop

Get a free cookie with any purchase on Black Friday at Potbelly Sandwich Shop. On Cyber Monday, get a free sandwich with a $25 Gift Card Purchase.

Rite Aid

These Black Friday deals are valid 11/22 – 11/24/18. The following deals are free after the BonusCash reward is received.

Scunci Hair Elastics, 14 – 28 count, or Conair Vibes Brushes, $3 - $3 BonusCash = Free after reward, limit 2 offers

Magnavox Digital Stereo Earbuds, $6 - $6 BonusCash = Free after rewards, limit 2

Stage stores

This department store chain includes Bealls, Goody’s, Gordmans, Palais Royal, Peebles and Stage. The first 75 guests in line when stores open at 1 p.m. on Thanksgiving will get a scratch-off card that’s worth a $10 coupon, a $50 gift card or a $200 gift card. Plus, stores will raffle off a four-foot teddy bear and a Pelican Realtree 30-quart cooler to those in line.


BOGO deal on Fridat! Buy a grande or larger handcrafted Frappuccino blended beverage® or a grande or larger handcrafted espresso beverage, get one of equal or lesser value free! Offer valid Friday, 11/23/18 after 3 p.m. at participating Starbucks® stores. This deal excludes brewed coffee, ready to drink beverages and Starbucks Reserve® beverages and cannot be combined with other offers or discounts. Valid for one-time use.


This year, Walmart is throwing a Light Up Black Friday party between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Thursday, 11/22 (in-store deals start at 6 p.m.). Shoppers who show up early get free cookies and coffee. According to their website, "Beginning two hours before the event and lasting until the deals begin, Walmart will be giving away four million cups of complimentary coffee courtesy of Keurig and nearly two million free Christmas cookies from the Walmart Bakery, to help get shoppers into the holiday spirit." See the details at Walmart.com.


Wendy's is offering a FREE Junior Bacon Cheeseburger with any purchase on their app through 11/23! You can actually redeem this offer each day during the promotion. The offer is only available through the Wendy's app and can be redeemed once per day through 11/23/18.

They are also offering fries of any size for $1.00.

World Market

The first 100 customers in stores on Friday, Saturday and Sunday get a free tote bag and $10 certificate.

My thanks to blackfriday.com for providing many of the offers above!


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