What to expect at Big Lots’ Black Friday 2023 Sale

We’re already looking forward to Big Lots’ Black Friday 2023 sale. And although we still have a long ways to go, you can already slowly start planning for the event. Check out last year’s ad and offer details posted below to get a general idea of the type of deals that they like to run. And if you join our newsletter, you’ll be the first to know once their Black Friday 2023 ad is posted.

Last Year’s Black Friday Ad

Updated on Saturday November 5, 2022: Big Lots’ Black Friday 2022 ad is now posted! View all 7 pages below. Here’s a quick summary of the sale this year:

  • Big Lots’ Black Friday sale kicks off on the Saturday before Thanksgiving (November 19th). Then they will have a round of Thanksgiving-day-only deals, with the main set of offers running from Black Friday itself through the long weekend until Sunday night (or while supplies last).
  • If shopping in-stores, you can all locations will be open on Thanksgiving day itself from 7:00AM to 9:00PM (likely with a free gift available to those who show up early in stores on Thursday). Stores are expected to reopen at 6:00AM on Friday morning.
  • In terms of the deals, you’ll find up 50% off all toys; select adult recliners on sale from $239.99; buy-1 get-1 free on men’s, women’s and kid’s graphic tees, tops and bottoms; and 25% off all holiday and Christmas decor.

Black Friday 2022 Start & End Dates

Big Lots has always run their Black Friday sales over a 4-day period since we started tracking them a number of years ago — from Thanksgiving day through Sunday night. However some of the deals kick off a little bit early this year. Here Big Lots’ confirmed Black Friday 2022 sale dates:

  • Confirmed Early Black Friday deals, start date: Saturday November 19, 2022 (that’s 5 days before Thanksgiving).
  • Confirmed Thanksgiving day sale: Thursday November 24, 2022. Stores will likely be open from 7:00AM to 9:00PM.
  • Confirmed main Black Friday sale, start date: Friday November 25, 2022.
  • Confirmed main Black Friday sale, end date: Sunday November 27, 2022 or while in-stock quantities last.

Black Friday 2022 Ad

Our Favorite Black Friday 2022 Deals

Here’s what you should be on the lookout for when shopping Big Lots’ Black Friday sale this year:

  • Furniture — Always a popular item at Big Lots is their doorbuster rocker recliner deal. This year they have several different styles available priced from $239.99/each for adults (a savings of $160). To go with it you can also pick up a new sofa for as low as $299.99.
  • Holiday decor — With Thanksgiving weekend officially kicking off the holiday season there’s no better time to restock your holiday supplies and Christmas home decor. This year they have select artificial Christmas trees, outdoor lawn decor, gift wrapping and ornaments on sale from 25% to 50% off.
  • Toys — There’s always something at Big Lots for kids young and old to bring a smile to their face when opening up their presents under the Christmas tree. This year all Barbie, Hot Wheels, Fisher-Price, V-tech, Marvel and Mega Blocks toys are 50% off.
  • Small appliances — Need a new air fryer, microwave, multi-cooker or coffee maker? Then you’ll see doorbuster deals at 50% off, with some small appliances starting at just $9.99. Also be on the lookout for their vacuum bargains; last year select upright and cordless vacuums were on sale for 30% off.

Ad History

We are keeping a history of Big Lots’s older Black Friday ads. You can see all the previous years through 2016 by following the links below.


What are you planning on getting at this year’s Black Friday sale at Big Lots? Maybe some new furniture? Leave your comments below.

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