Black Friday starts at Kohl’s Nov. 3; stores to close Thanksgiving

Dan Berthiaume
Senior Editor, Technology
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Kohl's has a busy November of holiday promotional activity.

Kohl’s Corp. isn’t waiting till after Thanksgiving to begin its Black Friday promotion, though its stores will shutter Thanksgiving Day.

The department store retailer, which hosted an October “Deal Dash” holiday promotion to compete with Amazon Prime Big Deal Days, is running an Early Black Friday sale event Friday, Nov. 3 – Thursday, Nov. 9, with discounts on a variety of items

During the omnichannel promotion, customers can take an additional 15% off qualifying purchases, and rewards program members will earn $15 Kohl’s Cash for every $50 spent on Nov. 3, followed by $10 Kohl’s Cash for every $50 spent through Nov. 9

Other features of the Early Black Friday sale include free shipping on online purchases over $25, and Sephora’s Holiday Savings Event is available at all Sephora store-in-store locations at Kohl’s through Nov. 6. Members of the Sephora Beauty Insiders loyalty program will receive 10-20% off their purchases at checkout, or with a discount code online, and can also take 30% off Sephora Collection purchases with coupon or online code. 

Other Kohl’s seasonal November promotions include:

Super Saturdays - Nov. 11 and Nov. 18

Two Super Saturday events on Nov. 11 and Nov. 18 will feature discounts on select seasonal apparel and home products. Additional savings opportunities include: 

  • Customers can take an additional 20% off their qualifying purchase from Nov. 10 - Nov. 18. 
  • Receive $10 off a $25 purchase from Nov. 10 – 11.
  • Earn $10 Kohl’s Cash for every $50 spent from Nov. 10 - Nov. 16.
  • Kohl’s Rewards members get $10 off a $50 home purchase from Nov. 10 - Nov. 18.  
  • Active and former military personnel, veterans, and their families will receive 30% off qualifying in-store purchases from Friday, Nov. 10, through Sunday, Nov. 12 with valid military ID.

Black Friday Week begins Sunday, Nov. 19 
Official Black Friday deals on hundreds of items start at Kohl’s Sunday, Nov. 19 at 12:01 a.m. CT online and 8 a.m. local time in store through Friday, Nov. 24. 

Customers will get an additional 15% off qualifying purchases, and everyone will earn $10 Kohl’s Cash for every $50 spent from Sunday, Nov. 19, through Wednesday, Nov. 22. shoppers can also get free shipping on orders over $25 through Monday, Nov. 27. 

Limited-time Black Friday Super Deals: Thursday, Nov. 23 (online) - Friday, Nov. 24 (in store & online)
Kohl’s will offer limited-time Black Friday Super Deals online on Nov. 23, and in store and online on Nov. 24.   Customers can also earn $15 Kohl’s Cash earned for every $50 spent Nov. 23 (online) and 24. 

Kohl’s stores will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 23 and will reopen for Black Friday shopping on Friday, Nov. 24, at 5 a.m. local time. 

Black Friday Sweepstakes
Kohl’s is bringing back the “Yay for Black Friday! Sweepstakes.” The first 200 customers at each store nationwide on Black Friday will receive a peel-to-reveal game piece, with every piece is a winner. Customers will have a chance to win one of 200,000+ prizes valued at over $1 million, including 20 grand prize Legopackages each worth $5,000. No purchase is necessary. 

Based in Menomonee Falls, Wis., Kohl’s Corp. operates more than 1,100 stores in 49 states, online at, and through the Kohl's app.