Build a Bear Black Friday 2017 Sale & Store Hours


While we can’t yet officially confirm what’s coming this year from Build a Bear’s Black Friday sale, you can expect to see a similar buy-one get-one free with coupon as we did last year. They also had select holiday and Christmas themed bears for just $8.00/each (while supplies lasted). You can see the details from last year further down the page. Of course as soon as we have the details for 2017 we will post them here on

In terms of store hours, we expect most locations to open on Thanksgiving Day at 6:00PM and stay open up until 9:00PM. Then on Friday they will likely open their doors early at 6:00AM.

In the meantime, be sure to check out some of their online pre-holiday deals at Happy bargain hunting!

What are you planning on getting at Build a Bear this Thanksgiving weekend? Let us know in the comments below!


Updated November 24, 2016: Black Friday may officially start tomorrow, but the deals are already live today at Build a Bear!

For Black Friday, Build a Bear is giving you buy-one get-one free on select Furry Friends with coupon code BLACKFRIDAY1 and super cute pre-stuffed Peppermint Paws or Snow Hugs bears for just $8.00 each. You’ll also get free shipping if you end up spending $40 or more online. Check out the sale and official terms now through the end of day tomorrow (Friday, Nov. 25, 2016), while supplies last, at

Have a happy and safe Thanksgiving!



Build a Bear just launched their Black Friday sale – Starting now through the end of day on November 27, 2015 (at 11:59 PM CST to be exact), you’ll save up to 50% in store or online.

The savings this year depend on how much you buy. If you get one stuffed bear, then it’s 20% off. If you get two stuffed bears, then it jumps to 40% off. And if you get three or more bears, then discount is 50% off. So if you’re child doesn’t need so many of them, then consider getting a extra one or two a a Christmas gift this year for a family member or friend’s kids.

Store opening times will vary but you can expect most Build a Bear workshops open at 6:00PM today, Thanksgiving Day. No promo code or coupon needed as the savings will be automatically reflected in your shopping cart and/or in-store. If shopping online, all orders of $40.00 or more will ship for free.

To shop and for more details, visit

Build a Bear Black Friday 2015 Flyer - Page 1


This year Build a Bear’s Black Friday deal includes a two for $15.00 – The limited edition Peppermint Kisses bear and the Festive Fun bear. If you just want one, then it’s $12.00 so it’s definitely worth picking up both of them. You’ll also be able to get two signature outfits for just $10.00. Just remember that supplies are limited and they may sell out early.

Here’s how they look like this year:

Build a Bear black friday ad scan - page 1