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Black Friday deals start early at Tampa area stores

Although some retailers are opening on Thanksgiving, Black Friday will still be a big chance to find the best deals on the hottest items for holiday shopping.

This breakdown of Black Friday ads for the 2013 holiday season includes an early look at the advertisements and deals from some of the top retailers. As more news about Black Friday shopping around Tampa is published, those stories will be added here. Check back for the latest information as you plan your Black Friday shopping.



Target opens its doors on Thanksgiving at 8 p.m. They plan to offer deals throughout the weekend. Their advertisement has already been released.

Top Deals:

* $100 gift card with any iPad purchase

* Nintendo 3DS XL $149 (regularly $199)

* Cannon A3500 digital camera, $79.99 (regularly $159.99)

* 6-volt SRT Viper and Volkswagen Beetle with MP3 player, $99 each (regularly 179.99)



Walmart is offering special deals during various times of the night, starting at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving. You may need to line up to get a wristband. Their advertisement has already been released.

Top deals from 6-7 p.m.:

* 60” LED TV by Vizio, $688

* iPad mini, 16 GB $299

Top deals from 8-9 p.m.:

* Beats by Dr. Dre headphone, $114.95 (regularly $199.95)

* 50” LED TV by Emerson, $288 (regularly $498)

Top deals Friday, Nov. 29 starting at 8 a.m.:

* iPhone 5c, $45




Kohl's deals start when their doors open to shoppers at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving. They will offer more than 500 deals until 1 p.m. Friday, according to BlackFriday.com. The entire toy section will also be 50 percent off. Their advertisement has already been published on the website.

Top Deals from BlackFriday.com

* NutriBullet Superfood Nutrition Extractor & Blender, $89.99 (regularly $119.99)

* 18k Rose Gold Over Silver & Sterling Silver Diamond Accent Pendant, $29.99 (regularly $110.00)

* LG 42-in. 1080p 60Hz LED HDTV, $379.99 (regularly $499.99)

* Google Certified 8” Andriod Tablet, $79.99 (regularly $199.99)

* Barbie Glam House & Doll Set by Mattel, $39.99 (regularly $79.99)


Best Buy

Best Buy is one of the stores starting their deals on Thanksgiving night. They are also offering “Midnight Mystery Doorbusters,” which can be viewed online starting at 10 p.m. on Thanksgiving. Tickets for top deals will be handed out up to two hours before the store opening.


Thursday, Nov. 28, 6 p.m. through Friday, Nov. 29, 10 p.m.

Best Deals:

* Apple iPad 2 16GB, $299 (reg. $399)

* Apple MacBook Pro w/ Retina display, $1099.99 (regularly $1299.99)

* XBOX 360 250GB bundle, $189.99 (regularly $299.99)

* Microsoft Surface, $199.99 (regularly $349.99)

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