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Toys ‘R’ Us Black Friday kicks off Wednesday, Nov. 24 for rewards members

November 18th, 2013
Despicable Me 2 Dancing Dave doll.

Despicable Me 2 Dancing Dave doll.

By Jennifer Osieczanek

Black Friday isn’t just a one- or two-day sale for Toys ‘R’ Us.

The toy store plans to kick off the holiday shopping season with waves of deals that start as early as Wednesday, Nov. 27 and go through Saturday, Nov. 30.

Officially, the toy store will open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving for shoppers. However, members of the Rewards ‘R’ Us program will get access to 50 select Black Friday deals on Nov. 27. To reap the early rewards, shoppers must be enrolled in the royalty program by Nov. 24.

Not interested in the rewards program, but still want a jump on the Black Friday deals? They’ll be available online at 12:01 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day at

Meanwhile, in-store doorbusters will come in waves starting at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving. Store hours will vary by location, but most will remain open until 10 p.m. or 11 p.m. on Nov. 29.

Included in the first set of doorbusters between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Thanksgiving are:

Deals that will run the from 5 p.m. Thanksgiving to midnight on Saturday include:

  • A Power Wheels Jeep Hurricane Ride On for $299.99, regularly $449.99.
  • A Razor Crazy Cart also for $299.99. It’s normally $399.99.
  • A Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10-inch tablet for $299.99, regularly $399.99. Shoppers will receive a $20 Toys ‘R’ Us  gift card with the tablet purchase.

For the morning crowd, these deals will kick off at 5 a.m. on Black Friday and be available until closing on Saturday night:

  • 50 percent off a Disney Princess Doll, Dress and Rolling Trunk (Ariel or Rapunzel). This $39.99 deal will be an in-store only sale.
  • A Fisher-Price Loving Family Dream Dollhouse for $49.99, regularly $99.99.
  • $60 off LEGO Star Wars Republic Gunship, The Malevolence or LEGO City Town Square set. Prices on the sets vary.
  • Play-Doh four-packs for $1.

Most of the Toys ‘R’ Us deals do have limits on quantity so be sure to check before you load up your cart. And take note, spend more than $75 at Toys ‘R’ Us or Babies ‘R’ Us on Thanksgiving Day or Black Friday and get a $10 coupon for Dec. 1-7.

Read more about Toys ‘R’ Us here.

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Jennifer is a sports editor, not by day, but by night, for two local newspapers. She developed a passion for fashion in her 20s and admits that one of the first things she thinks about when she wakes up is what she'll wear that day. Then it's off to the gym with her husband or a "run" with their mystery mutt named Bogey. Jennifer may or may not have an issue collecting shoes and handbags, but with an eye for classic pieces, she thinks it's OK either way.

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