Michaels Black Friday 2021 Sale – What to Expect in The Ad Scan

Updated on Sunday October 17, 2021: There’s still some time left to go until Michaels’ 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

Chances are you’ve shopped Michael’s Black Friday sales in the past before. So you probably already know that unlike other stores that have a defined start and end date for their sales, Michael’s historically offers different coupons for different times and days all Thanakgivng weekend long. If nothing changes this year these are the general Black Friday sale start and end dates that you can expect to see here in 2021:

  • Expected BF sale start date: Wednesday November 24, 2021.
  • Expected BF sale end date: Saturday November 27, 2021.

Note: these dates are still preliminary estimates based off of last year’s sales schedule. Michael’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

Michael’s Black Friday specials tend to be similar from year to year. Here’s some of the things you should be on the lookout for when bargain hunting this year:

  • Holiday decor — There’s no better time to start decorating your home for the holidays than after Thanksgiving. Michael’s makes it easy to come up with great ideas as they usually have several pages of festive decor in their ad, some typically at up to 70% off. Last year our favorites included Christmas ribbons at 70% off, ornaments and Christmas paper at 50% off, and buy-one get-one 50% off on select pre-lit wreathes and tree toppers.
  • Christmas trees — With artificial Christmas trees becoming more and more realistic, it might be a good time to switch from live trees to artificial and help save some trees from being cut in the process. Last year Michael’s had 7-foot pre-lit Pencil trees on sale for $39.99, 7-foot pre-lit Willow Pine trees on sale for $79.99 and 7.5-foot pre-lit Kensington Pine Dual LED trees on sale for $99.99. All online tree orders of $49+ also included free shipping.
  • Kid’s toys and activities — Michael’s always has something fun for the kids to get their creativity working. Last year all art sets made by Creatology were 60% off, all Crayola markers and crayons were 40% off, and all strung beads were sale priced at $2.99/set. They also had buy-one get-one 50% off on all science kits and Disney merchandise storewide (with 100’s of items to choose from).
  • Frames — Michael’s is probably already your go-to store for all your framing needs. But when Black Friday comes around you can expect up to 50% off 1000’s of frames storewide. That typically includes galley and float wall frames, Christmas frames, poster frames and more. You can also expect to see display cases included in the same promotion.

Current Offers

A full list of Michaels’ current offers and coupons — all of which are available today — can be found below. If you’re lucky then you may be able to find a good bargain before the holiday rush this Thanksgiving weekend. Good luck!

Last Year’s Black Friday Ad

Updated on Saturday November 7, 2020: With just 20 days left to go until Black Friday, we are starting to see what was just a trickle of leaked BF ads turn into a flood of them! One of the many that have already come it today is Michaels. All 12 pages can be found below. The quality is not the best but you should be able to make out most of the deals in there.

In terms of store hours, Michael’s will be CLOSED ALL DAY on Thanksgiving day but you’ll already be able to shop the deals the day before on Wednesday in-stores or at michaels.com. The specials are live until Saturday, November 28, 2020 or while supplies last. In these times of COVID-19, curbside pickup is available for online shoppers and may be a good idea to take advantage of. Happy bargain hunting!


Are you interested in seeing some of the older Black Friday ads at Michaels? Then you’ve come to the right place! Follow the links below to take a walk down memory lane.


What are you planning on getting at Michaels’ this Thanksgiving weekend? New Christmas decor? Gifts for the kids? A new photo frame? Let us know in the comments below.

One thought on “Michaels Black Friday 2021 Sale – What to Expect in The Ad Scan”

  1. I’m hoping for some good deals on a new sewing machine as the one I’m using is starting to feel it’s age.

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