Everything You Need to Know For Black Friday 2017 Including Where to Shop

With so many Canadians looking to take part in Black Friday shopping, there will be endless options for you and your dollar.

If you’re an avid shopper you may have noticed that ads for Black Friday started showing up earlier this month. Black Friday is hardly just a singular day, it seems to go from the week prior to the actual day – all the way up to Christmas.  According to RedFlagDeals.com, an impressive 79 per cent of Canadians intend to shop on Black Friday this year, a 22 per cent increase from 2016. Black Friday is on track to be the major shopping event of the year, with 51 per cent of Canadians reporting they expect the best deals of 2017 will be available on Black Friday. Even further, 88 per cent of Canadians think Black Friday deals in the US are better than deals in Canada, a remarkable 55 per cent still intend to shop at home given the current political climate.

With so many Canadians looking to take part in Black Friday shopping, there will be endless options for you and your dollar. Navigating all the deals can be incredibly tricky, it’s hard to know where to shop and where to find the best deals. To make your Black Friday Shopping a little easier, we’ve rounded up some of the best and our favourite Black Friday Deals.

Before we get into the deals,  we wanted to hit you with some helpful tips and info:

Malls are embracing Black Friday and many have extended hours and great deals + promotions

Yorkdale

Extended shopping hours on Black Friday

Yorkdale will be open starting at 8:00 a.m. on Black Friday and will remain open until 11:00 p.m. Yorkdale’s holiday shopping extended hours will begin on Monday, November 20th.

Parking Concierge and Services

Parking will be easier than ever with Yorkdale’s full suite of parking services that include a parking support line, virtual parking support and valet parking. Yorkdale’s Parking Concierges will be available to support shoppers as they enter the property and direct them to parking areas with the greatest availability. 

CONCEPT #FOODCRUSH debuting November 20th

Take a bite of Toronto’s best street food at the newest pop-up vendors debuting at CONCEPT. From cheesecake on a stick by Heirloom to French Toast by Fidel Gastro’s, egg yolk fried rice balls by me.n.u, bubble tea from Chatime and some of the city’s most generous lobster rolls from Buster’s Sea Cove, this newest group of CONCEPT pop-ups will be holding court in time for Black Friday shopping through to the end of February.

Skip the Line with Ritual

Yorkdale is launching a partnership with Ritual just in time for Black Friday. Ritual, the on-demand meal service lets app users skip the line at Yorkdale food and beverage spots. This service helps shoppers avoid lineups at Yorkdale restaurants, a special service for shoppers and employees alike any day but especially on busy shopping events such as Black Friday. Just browse Yorkdale vendors on the app, place the order and pick up your meals.

Uber Pick Up Points

Yorkdale and Uber have launched designated pick up bays to make Ubering from Yorkdale easier than ever. The three Yorkdale Pick-Up zones (or areas) are located at Shoppers Drug Mart, Nordstrom and Holt Renfrew entrances and are easily located on the Uber app.

Toronto Premium Outlets

Extended shopping hours on Black Friday and throughout the weekend

Toronto Premium Outlets  will have extended Black Friday Shopping hours:
Black Friday 11/24: 6am-10pm
Saturday     11/25 : 9am – 9pm
Sunday        11/26 :  10am – 7pm

Tons of deals, you can check them all out here

Our Favourite and Best Deals

RW&CO

When: November 24 + 27
Where: In stores and online
What:  November 24 – 40% off (excluding Go-To’s,) November 27 – 40% off entire online only (excluding Go-To’s) with select new arrivals

ARITZIA

When: November 21 – 27
Where: Aritzia Store and Aritzia.com
What: Up to 50% off select Fall and Winter items

GEOX

When: November 23 + 27
Where: www.geox.com
What: 30% off promotion on FW17 collection (with some exclusions)

CALL IT SPRING

When: November 23 + 26
Where: www.callitspring.com
What: 30% off regular price merchandise, 40% off sale + free shipping

FRANK AND OAK

When: November 23 – 26
Where: In stores and online
What: 30% off your purchase

LE CHATEAU

When: November 24 + 27
Where: In stores and online
What: Up to 50% off + Mystery Savings 1 in 3 chances to win up to 100% off your purchase. Cyber Monday – Up to 85% off select outlet styles 

BENCH

When: November 24 + 27
Where: in stores, outlets & online
What: 50-70% off. Cyber Monday Special: Free headphones or Bluetooth speaker with a purchase of $99 or more + free shipping

NATIVE SHOES

When: November 24
Where: www.nativeshoes.com
What: Up to 50% off, free shipping

TAIKAN EVERYTHING

When: November 24 + 27
Where: taikaneverything.com
What: take 30% off the entire website

INDOCHINO

When: November 24 + 27
Where: In-stores and www.indochino.com
What: save up to 70% on all suits, shirts & accessories. Use code BLKFRI online or in showrooms for the Black Friday event. Cyber Monday: up to 70% off with code CYBMON.

MARY YOUNG

When: November 24 + 27
Where: maryyoung.ca
What: 20% off sitewide with the code BFCM17

GUESS

When: November 23 – 26
Where: Guess stores and online
What: 40-50% entire store

MARCIANO

When: November 23-28
Where: Marciano stores and online
What: 30-50% off entire store

ETSY

When: November 20 – 27
Where: www.etsy.com
What: up to 60% off on all kinds of handmade, one-of-a-kind goods on everything from home decor, jewelry and accessories to craft supplies, wedding gifts and more.

ONEMETH

When: November 24 – 27
Where: onemeth.com
What: 50% off selected tees, tanks, long sleeves + deadstock

FADED LIFESTYLE

When: November 24 – 27
Where: www.fadedlifestyle.com
What: 50% off selected tees, tanks, long sleeves + deadstock

CONSONANT SKINCARE

When: November 27
Where: in-stores and online
What: 20% off store-wide and online, as well as gift bags for the first 75 people

SOIA & KYO

When: November 24
Where: www.soiakyo.com
What: Up To 50% off

ECCO

When: November 21 – 26
Where: in-stores and online
What: up to 50% off shoes and bags

KEEN Canada

When: November 24 – 27
Where: KEENfootwear.com
What: KEEN customers subscribed to the newsletter receive 20% off on Black Friday

Tiger of Sweden Toronto

When: November 24 – 26
Where: 56 Ossington  
What: Up to 40% off in-store only

TILLEY INDURABLES

When: November 24
Where: Tilley.com
What: – 40% Hat door crashers (select styles only) and 20% off apparel, bags and accessories. Featuring Men’s and Women’s clothing

DIXIE OUTLET MALL

When: November 24
Where: Dixie Outlet Mall
What:  Cash Cube – a 6ft x 4ft interactive touchscreen cube. Each hour, one lucky participant will unlock the Cash Cube to win a Dixie Outlet Mall gift card valued from $100 to $1,000.

CONTIKI

When: November 17 -30
Where: www.contiki.com
What: Save up to 30% off (or up to $889) PLUS $150 off your airfare on 17 of its most popular trips on select departures ranging from December 2017 to March 2018

BUSABOUT

When: November 19 – 30
Where: busabout.com
What: Save up to $869 per person when you purchase their “Unlimited Hop-on Hop-off” pass at full price, that links up to 47 of Europe’s best destinations

TRAFALGAR

When: November 22 – 27
Where: exclusively on trafalgar.com
What: save $750 off per couple on 20 of its most popular guided vacations

JOE FRESH

When: November 24 – 26
Where: in stores and online
What:  30% off all family apparel, additional 20% off before 12 p.m. in all Joe Fresh standalone locations on November 24

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