Costco Black Friday 2021 Sale – What to Expect

Updated on Thursday October 21, 2021: There is still some time left to go until Costco’s Black Friday sale arrives again but you can scroll down the page to view last year’s details to get a general idea of the type of offers they typically run (you can expect to see similar deals return).

As always, we’ll be posting a copy of their ad, sale start/end dates and all the important details for 2021 the moment we know more. Be sure to check back again soon for the latest updates or join our newsletter to stay informed.

Black Friday 2021 Start & End Dates

While Costco’s main Black Friday sale typically runs from Thanksgiving day through Cyber Monday, we are expecting them to once again run deals nearly all month long in November. Based on last year’s dates, here’s the sales schedule that you can expect to see this year at Costco:

  • Estimated early season sale: November 4-18, 2021 both online and at warehouse stores.
  • Estimated early Black Friday deals: November 19-29, 2021 both online and at warehouse stores.
  • Estimated Black Friday kick off: Thursday November 25, 2021 (that’s on Thanksgiving day). These deals are available online-only. All stores nationwide are closed for the entire day in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
  • Estimated Black Friday main event: Friday-Monday, November 25-29, 2021 or while supplies last.
  • Estimated Cyber Monday sale: Monday November 29, 2021 or while supplies last. These deals are available online-only.

Note: these dates are still preliminary estimates based off of last year’s sales schedule. Costco’s confirmed Black Friday and Cyber Monday sale dates/times for 2021 will be posted as soon as they are officially announced by the company. Bookmark this page and check back periodically for the latest updates or signup to our newsletter and we’ll let you know once their ad is released.

Our Favorite Deals To Watch for 2021

While Costco usually has 30+ pages of deals in their Black Friday ad, there’s only a handful of specials that get us really excited. Most of them center around electronics… not only because of the sale prices, but also because of Costco’s famous no-questions-asked return policy, free Costco Concierge 2-year support and extended warranties. Here’s what you should be on the lookout for this year:

  • TVs — While Best Buy, Walmart, Target and just about every big-box store has TVs on sale, Costco typically has the larger and high-end name-brand televisions featured in their Black Friday ad. Our favorite last year were the Vizio 50” MQ7 Series 4K Quantum LED LCD TV on sale for $329.99.
  • Laptops — Regardless of you’re a Mac or PC user, you’ll typically find a good bargain on a new laptop on both ends of the spectrum. In terms of PCs, Costco featured an HP x360 14” 1080p 2-in-1 Chromebook for $299.99 (after $100 off). On the higher end there was the Dell XPS 13” UHD+ Touch Laptop with Intel Core i7 processor on sale for $1599.99 (after 400 off). While not in the ad, we saw that our store also had had specials on the new 13” and 16” Apple Macbook Pros (up to $200 off).
  • Soundbars — What’s better to go with your new TV than a soundbar? Last year Costco had one of our favorites, the Sonos Beam “Shadow Black Edition” on sale for $289.99 ($80.00 off). That was $10 cheaper than the year before. In terms of affordability, the Bose Solo Soundbar Series II with Bluetooth was on sale for $139.99 (after $40.00 off).
  • Food — Black Friday bargains on food might not be something that immediately jumps into mind but maybe it should be. Last year Costco offered $25 off per pack on USD Prime Beef Loin Whole New York Steak, $5.00 off per pack on Kirkland Signature Fresh Boneless & Skinless Chicken Breasts, and $8.00 off per pack on Whole Boneless Pork Loin. They also offered $1.00 off on 12-count artisan bread rolls and $6.00 off on 100-count Keurig K-Cup pods boxes (selected varieties).
  • Jewelry — Some of the best jewelry deals are not always at boutiques such as Zales, Jared or Kay but are the big warehouse stores. The best find last year was a Round Brilliant 1.00 ctw VS2 Clarity G-color 14k White Gold Diamond Band on sale for $799.99 (after $200 off)… a similar quality ring would easily cost you three as much at Tiffany & Co. There was also an engraved 14k Yellow Gold 18” Pendant on sale for $149.99 (after $50.00 off) which made for a great Christmas present for someone special.

Last Year’s Black Friday Ad

Updated on Wednesday October 28, 2020: Costco’s Black Friday 2020 ad just leaked early this morning! We’ve posted all 30 pages below — Enjoy!


What were Costco’s featured doorbuster deals at last year’s Black Friday sale? What about two or three years ago? View their previous ad scans to find out.


What are you planning on getting at Costco’s Black Friday sale this year? Maybe a new TV? Leave your comments below

3 thoughts on “Costco Black Friday 2021 Sale – What to Expect”

  1. Hope to see some good discounts in their jewelry section. Want to buy a pair of earrings for my soon to be 15 year old niece for her birthday.

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