We are always on the lookout for freebies for our 200,000 readers and Black Friday is no exception. With competition fierce for the estimated 97 million Americans will hit the stores that day—retailers are looking to offer some freebies to get you in the store
Here are our Top 10 Black Friday freebies, listed here in alphabetical order:
- Costco: Costco has a great Black Friday giveaway—a free cookbook. This year is no different. While supplies last, members can pick up the “Enjoy Cooking the Costco Way” cookbook for free at clubs nationwide on Nov. 29.
- JCPenney: Starting at 4 a.m. on Friday, you can get a free Disney snow globe at JCPenney stores. The snow globe is a red box with a green bow that says “2013″ and features Mickey Mouse in a Santa suit inside. The JCP Pinterest page has a great picture of this freebie.
- Gold’s Gym: Gold’s Gym is on a mission to transform Black Friday into “Trim the Fat Friday” with its exclusive freebie. Visit a Gold’s Gym near where you live, and you’ll be allowed to work out free of charge that day. Note: Workouts are limited to one per customer, and you must show identification to prove that you’re a local resident to qualify for this freebie.
- Good Earth Beauty: This natural beauty retailer is giving away a flavored lip balm with every $25 purchase on its website on Black Friday.
- Half Price Books: The first 100 customers through the door at everyHalf Price Books locations nationwide (except for outlet locations) will get a free tote bag with a $5 gift card inside. One bag per store will include a free $100 gift card. Doors open at 7 a.m.
- Laura Ashley: When you shop on the Laura Ashley website on Nov. 29, you’ll get a free Millwood journal.
- PetSmart: The first 100 customers through the door at every PetSmart nationwide will get a free stocking stuffed with $130 worth of coupons, plus free pet treats. Most PetSmart stores open at 7 a.m. on Friday, though some will be opening at 6 a.m. Confirm with your local store what its hours will be.
- Red Lobster: Guests can add a free Maine Lobster Tail with the purchase of any adult entrée on Nov. 29. The offer is good all day. However, you must present this coupon to get this Black Friday freebie.
- Sam’s Club: One of the handful of retailers that is choosing not to open on Thanksgiving, Sam’s Club will be open at 7 a.m. Friday, with free breakfast for all customers—serving up orange juice, granola, and Greek yogurt.
- Seattle’s Best Coffee: Do you have to work on Black Friday? Well, Seattle’s Best Coffee has a freebie just for you. Log on to the Seattle’s Best Coffee Facebook page to claim a free coffee sample, which brews a four-cup pot of coffee. It will be mailed to your home. Available while supplies last.
Of course, there will be plenty of other freebies to be had as the holiday season progresses.
- American Eagle will open their doors at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving with the first 60 customers receiving a free cinch bag with a $60 purchase.
- Cabela’s will open at 5 a.m. on Friday, and the first 600 people will be eligible for free gifts like a rifle, electric smoker or gift card.
- at LongHorn Steakhouse, guests can buy one LongHorn lunch combination and get the second lunch combination half-off. Offer valid from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 29. A coupon for this offer must be presented at time of purchase. Coupon will be available on Black Friday on LongHorn’s Facebook page. Click HERE for coupon.
- Kohl’s: At 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, 8 lucky shoppers will get their purchases paid for beginning at 8 p.m. (four in-store and four online).
- Shoe Carnival: Swing by Shoe Carnival on Thanksgiving. When the doors open at 6 p.m., (rumor has it) the first 100 customers will get a free gift card worth at least $10. What’s more, one lucky early bird might score a free $100 gift card.
- Macy’s: Get a free Lil Wayne compilation album when you spend $50 or more
- GameStop: Get either a free LEGO toy set or free LEGO keychain when you buy a LEGO game.
- Toys R Us: Get a free jersey when you buy select Nerf Dart Tag items.
- Aéropostale: Get a pair of free Skullcandy earbuds when you spend $100 or more. Alternatively, you can take home a free pair of Skullcandy 2XL Headphones with a $150 purchase.
- Walmart: Get a free $100 gift card when you purchase select smartphones, possibly yielding a profit.
- Gander Mountain: Get a free $20 gift card when you spend $100 or more on select brands
- Old Navy – Shop 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thanksgiving, and again starting at 7 p.m. First 500 shoppers can enter to win $1 million.
- Sports Authority – Opens 6 p.m. Thanksgiving Day. The first 80 people in line at each Sports Authority will receive Bonus Bucks valued between $10 and $500.