Black Friday shopping will actually BE on Black Friday this year as more and more stores are keeping their doors closed on Thanksgiving.

Stores had been opening on Thanksgiving to get a jump start on Black Friday shopping but many are changing their policy, keeping doors closed so families can spend the holiday together.

Here's a list of the stores in Central New York closed on Thanksgiving according to Best Black Friday.

BJ's Wholesale Club
Burlington
Cabela’s
Costco
DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse
H&M
Hobby Lobby
Home Depot
HomeGoods
Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores
Lowe's
Office Depot and OfficeMax
Party City'
PetSmart
Pier 1 Imports
Raymour & Flanigan Furniture
Sam's Club
Sprint
Staples
TJ Maxx
Tractor Supply

A petition to end Black Friday shopping on Thanksgiving started in 2014. Tens of thousands of people supported the ban and retailers responded by closing their doors until Friday.


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