Freebie Friday: What is Free Where in Chicago on Black Friday

Everyone will be looking for freebies on Black Friday in the Chicago area.  We have found lots of great deals and freebies, including the following Black Friday freebies.  Check back as we’ll be updating through Friday:

  • Holiday Savings Coupon book – Toys “R” Us  says get in line early on Thanksgiving night. The first 100 customers in the store at 9pm will get a free Holiday Savings Coupon book to use at a variety of retailers including Aeropostale and Eddie Bauer.
  • Digital cameras. Old Navy will be handing out Kodak EasyShare Sport digital cameras and other goodies — worth about $100 — to a very limited number of shoppers at its 1,100 U.S. stores who purchase at least $40 in merchandise. Spokeswoman Cacky Rhoades won’t say how many will be distributed.
  • Gift Card – Shop at Kohl’s any time through Sunday, and you’ll get $15 Kohl’s Cash for every $50 you spend.
  • Snow globes. J.C. Penney will, again, hand out snow globes to shoppers. Some 1.9 million Disney snow globes — showing Mickey Mouse with a wreath — will be distributed, says spokesman Tim Lyons. “Hopefully, it gets customers into our store first.”
  • Free Breakfast – Sam’s Club is offering free breakfast from 5am – 8am on Black Friday. Get ready foryour big day of day of shopping with hot egg sandwiches, fresh fruit, yogurt and coffee.
  • Ornaments. Sears will hand out free Thomas Kinkade collectible ornaments to the first 200 shoppers who make purchases of clothing, intimate apparel or accessories. Each store also is giving 13″ Craftsmen tool bags (retail value $9.99) to the first 60 customers who buy $20 worth of tools.
  • CVS isn’t handing out a free item when you walk in the door, but you can score over $150 in freebies using your Extra Bucks card. See the adscan and information on the ‘free’ deals here.
  • Tanger Outlets – Go get a $10 outlet gift card (first 200) if you are one of the first customers to show up at the Shoppers Services booth on Thanksgiving night at 10pm. A $20 Tanger Outlet gift card will be available to the first 100 customers who arrive at the booth at 2am on 11/25.
  • Free Eats – Kids 12 and under eat free at IKEA Friday through Sunday.
  • Michaels Arts & Crafts is offering a free Godiva chocolate bar for the first 100 customers who enter the doors at 6am.
  • Coffee. Seattle’s Best is offering free coffee to Black Friday workers. The first 100,000 who reach out via its Facebook page will be sent free samples.
  • Film showings.  Best Buy has an unusual freebie for shoppers at a handful of stores: a free screening of at 9 p.m. Thursday of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2” to those waiting in Black Friday lines at 123 stores.  It also will feed folks free popcorn and free Coke. Inside the store, get a free $50 Gift Card with purchase of Apple iPod touch 8GB 4th Generation ($194.99) or buy a free 15 gift card when you buy an Apple iPod Nano 8GB 6th Generation for $124.99 and get a $15 Best Buy Gift Card – $124.99. 
  • Skin showings. Abercrombie & Fitch is back in the skin game. At midnight as Black Friday begins, it will place its famed, shirtless male greeters at every U.S. Abercrombie and Hollister store. “They are iconic symbols of our brand,” says spokesman Eric Cerny. “They generate buzz whenever they’re out.”



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