A Local Guide to Black Friday


Thanksgiving is a day set aside to connect with family and friends and be reminded of all we have to be grateful for. It’s also the perfect day to swap Christmas lists with loved ones. Be ready to snap out of your food coma and gear up for Black Friday events starting early on Nov. 28.

Redmond Town Center

Providing more then just deals, The Redmond Town Center is open from 8am to 8pm for shoppers to take in the holiday spirit by either ice skating, holiday train or perusing through their Winter Market. The market is comprised of local artisans, food vendors and craftspeople. Shoppers will also be treated to the sounds of the Christian Smith Standards Quartet from 5 to 7pm at Center Court. Santa will be in attendance to give light to the 42-foot Christmas tree at twilight and sneak a few of cookies and hot chocolate treats offered by Redmond Town Center eateries. Full schedule below.

10 AM
Santa Storytelling Time in Santa’s Workshop

10 AM – 6 PM
Winter Market

Noon – 1 PM
Skating with Santa & Mrs. Claus on the Holiday Skating Rink

1 – 2 PM
The Jazz Squad on Center Stage

2:45 – 3:45 PM
Dace’s Rock ‘n’ More Music Academy on Center Stage

5 PM
Tree Lighting in Center Court

5 to 7 PM
Christian Smith Standards Quartet on Center Stage

The Bellevue Collection

At The Bellevue Collection, deals at stores like Macy’s, Eddie Bauer and Nordstrom are sure to help you cross off gifts on holiday lists. But  don’t forget to go outside for the Snowflake Lane parade at 7pm.  Want to meet Santa? A Tree lighting event will announce Santa’s Grand Arrival in Wintergarden Park at 7:30pm on Nov. 28. Below are Black Friday Sales at The Bellevue Collection.


Hello Kitty 40th Anniversary Blanket and Cushion for only $55

(Retail value of $103.00) only on Black Friday


50% off on Selected Frames and Sunglasses.


On The Flip Side-Event – Black Friday only!

Receive a $50 award for every $150 you spend* in-store November 28, 2014 to use toward a future purchase


30% Off Entire Purchase. See associate for details and exclusions.


Receive a free exclusive Collapsible Duffel (reg. $48) with any purchase of $125 or more. This is the perfect bag to tuck into your luggage for all the extras accumulated on your travels! Purchase a Throw Blanket for $49 and receive a second one for half price! Treat everyone on your list–and yourself–to the coziest winter ever!


30% off the entire purchase plus a free gift when you spend $350 or more.


From 7:00am to Noon:

$50 Off Total Purchase of $200

$100 Off Total Purchase of $300

$150 Off Total Purchase of $400 or more.

In addition to Winter Sale Promotion of up to 60% off Regularly Priced Styles


20% off entire store from 7AM – Noon


50% off entire store Thursday 27th

6pm – Friday 28th 10pm


$39.99 – Charter Club Cashmere Crewneck or V-Neck Sweaters

$19.99 – Rampage Boots

$7.99 or $9.99 —Your Choice Bella Rocket Blender, Toaster, Waffler, Hot Air Popcorn Maker, Panini Maker, Griddle, Skillet and Blender; Black & Decker Coffee Maker and Rice Cooker; Cuisinart Hand Mixer and Stick Blender (After Rebate)

Buy One, Get One Free All Junior Collections from American Rag, XOXO, Material Girl, BCX, Jessica Simpson and more (In-store only)

$79.99 – Tommy Hilfiger Men’s Down and Faux Leather Coats

30-50 percent Off Impulse Contemporary Apparel from Lucky Brand, Kensie, Bar III, RACHEL Rachel Roy and more

$169 – 1/2 ct. t.w. Diamond Earrings in 14k White Gold

Free 7-Piece Mini Deluxe Scent Sampler with Any $95 Fragrance

$29.99 – Prescott 600 Thread Count Sheet Set

$19.99 – Dress Shirts or Ties from Alfani Red and Club Room


Southcenter Mall

Shop holiday deals at Renton’s Southcenter mall. Stores participating include:


Gifts for All from $4.95

Through Nov 30: Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett agree — with H&M’s holiday gift suggestions you’ll find stylish and charming gifts for everyone on your list — or treat yourself to something new!


A November & December to Remember

Through Nov 30: Spend $100 in November and get a $15 December Delight card!


Take 15% Off Your Entire Purchase

Through Nov 30: Get glamorous holiday looks for him and for her at Express, and take 15% off your entire purchase using Coupon Code 9681.


Thanksgiving Specials

Nov 24 – Dec 1: Extra 10% OFF sale denim and sale denim crops. Extra 15% OFF all sale items (excludes sale denim, sale denim crops, and ½ off jewelry). Buy one get one free on sale jewelry already marked ½ off. The 2nd sale jewelry item of equal or lesser value is free (excludes watches).


Black Friday Early Bird Deal

Nov 28 only: 20% off on all regular priced merchandise until 10:00 a.m.



Nov 26 – 28: 25 items priced at $10!


CrossRoads Bellevue


50% of entire Store

Thursday & Friday only


Buy one sweater get on 50% off!

In Misses, Plus Size and Petites


No retailers at The Shops at The Bravern will be participating in Black Friday this year.


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