VMware Black Friday 2021 Sale – What to Expect

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

VMware’s Black Friday sale usually kicks off on Wednesday, the day before Thanksgiving and runs through Sunday night. Then they run nearly the same type of discounts on Cyber Monday. Assuming a similar sales schedule returns here in 2021, then these are the Black Friday start and end dates that you can expect to see:

  • Expected BF early access sneak peak: Monday November 22, 2021 (that’s the Monday before long weekend).
  • Expected BF general start date: Wednesday November 24, 2021 (that’s the day before Thanksgiving).
  • Expected BF end date: Sunday November 28, 2021.
  • Expected Cyber Monday sale: Monday November 29, 2021.

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

Last Year’s Black Friday Ad

Updated on Monday November 23, 2020: Our team just got an email tip from one of our readers with with info on VMware’s Black Friday sale. An early access sneak peak is now live! Details and discount levels are listed in the screenshot below. Good luck and happy bargain hunting!


Are you interested in seeing some of VMware’s older Black Friday ads? Then follow the links below to view the last few years of their ad history.

  • 2020: Page 1.
  • 2019: Page 1.
  • 2018: Page 1, 2, 3 and 4.
  • 2017: Page 1.
  • 2016: Page 1.
  • 2015: Page 1.
  • 2014: Page 1.


Will you be upgrading to the newest versions of Fusion or Workstation this Black Friday weekend? Let us know in the comments.

4 thoughts on “VMware Black Friday 2021 Sale – What to Expect”

  1. 2020 “preview” Black Friday marketing campaign from today good for about 8 more hrs. Don’t know if they will be offering better deals in the next couple days but these are 30% and 20% on new vs upgrade licenses at the moment.

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