Black Friday 2022: What’s open and what’s closed on Friday? Banks, UPS, postal delivery, stock exchanges, shopping malls, shops

Black Friday 2022 is Friday November 25th.

It’s an annual shopping event that takes place the day after Thanksgiving. The first recorded use of the term “Black Friday” was in 1869 when the US gold market collapsed.

According to History.com, Philadelphia police used the term in the 1950s to describe how chaotic the day after Thanksgiving would get as crowds thronged to football games on Saturday. Shoplifters took advantage of the chaos and the police had to work extra shifts.

Black Friday was not viewed positively until the late 1980s, when retailers found a way to reinvent the term, resulting in a day of engaging if chaotic shopping.

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s open and what’s closed on Black Friday 2022.

Is Black Friday a Public Holiday? Is Black Friday a Public Holiday?

Black Friday is neither a federal holiday nor a public holiday. There are two public holidays in November: Veterans Day and Thanksgiving.

However, federal courts in New Jersey will remain closed on Black Friday.

Will there be postal delivery on Black Friday 2022? Is the mail working?

There will be regular mail delivery as well as FedEx and UPS on Black Friday. The only exception is FedEx Freight, which is closed. FedEx Express is also operating on a changed schedule.

Is the post office open on Black Friday 2022?

United States post offices are open.

Are the exchanges open on Black Friday 2022?

Stock exchanges are open on Black Friday. These include the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq markets.

Are New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission locations open on Black Friday 2022?

All Motor Vehicle Commission offices are open. Additionally, all New Jersey state offices and courts are open for the holiday.

Online processing of some documents is available on the Motor Vehicle Commission website.

Are banks open on Black Friday?

All banks are open on Black Friday.

Are NJ Transit, PATH and SEPTA operating on a normal schedule?

NJ Transit, PATH and SEPTA operate on regular schedules. For NJ Transit, passengers should use NJ Transit’s online trip planner to verify arrival and departure times.

Are restaurants open on Black Friday 2022?

Most restaurants are open and some may have special offers. Guests should check with specific restaurants for information.

When do shops open on Black Friday 2022?

Most stores will be open on Black Friday, and some may open very early to allow shoppers to take advantage of doorbuster sales.

Here’s a summary of big store hours of operation for Black Friday 2022, according to their websites GoodHouseKeeping and RetailMeNot.

Note: Ultimately, buyers should check with their local store as event hours vary by location.

  • Aldi (9am – 8pm)
  • Apple (10:00 – 20:00; varies by store)
  • Barnes and Noble (8am-9pm; varies by store)
  • Bass Pro Shops (5:00am – 8:00pm; varies by store)
  • Bed Bath & Beyond (6am – 10pm; varies by store)
  • Best Buy (5:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.)
  • Big lots (6 a.m. – 11 p.m.)
  • BJ’s Wholesale Club (8am – 10pm)
  • Boscov’s (6am – 10pm)
  • Burlington (7am – 11pm; varies by store)
  • Costco (9:00am – 8:30pm)
  • CVS (varies by store)
  • Dick’s Sporting Goods (6:00am – 10:00pm)
  • Dollar Tree (9am-9pm; varies by store)
  • Hobby Lobby (8 a.m. – 9 p.m.)
  • Home Depot (6:00am – 9:00pm; varies by store)
  • Ikea (10am – 9pm)
  • JCPenney (5:00am – 10:00pm)
  • Kohl’s (5:00 – 24:00)
  • Lowe’s (6:00am – 10:00pm)
  • Macy’s (6:00am – 11:59pm)
  • Marshalls (7am – 10pm)
  • Meijer (6 a.m. – 10 p.m.)
  • Nordstrom (10am – 9pm; varies by store)
  • Nordstrom Rack (9:00am – 10:00pm; varies by store)
  • Old Navy (5:00am – 11:00pm; varies by store)
  • Petco (8am – 9pm; varies by store)
  • PetSmart (7am – 9pm; varies by store)
  • REI (CLOSED)
  • Rite Aid (varies by store)
  • Sam’s Club (8am – 8pm for Plus members; 10am – 8pm)
  • Sears (6:00am – 9:00pm)
  • ShopRite (6am – 11pm)
  • Starbucks (varies by store)
  • Target (7am – 10pm)
  • TJ Maxx (7:00am – 10:00pm)
  • Trader Joe’s (8am – 9pm)
  • Ulta Beauty (6am – 10pm)
  • Victoria’s Secret (6am – 10pm, may vary by store)
  • Walgreens (varies by store)
  • Wegman’s (6:00am – midnight)
  • Walmart (5:00am – 11:00pm)

Are there any Black Friday 2022 deals?

We scoured the internet and found several Black Friday 2022 deals. Here are five of the bigger sales:

When is the next federal holiday?

The next federal holiday is Christmas Day on Saturday December 25th.

For more information on the history of Black Friday, watch the video below:

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