Black Friday 2022 date — when is it?

When is Black Friday
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The Black Friday 2022 date will be here soon. Black Friday 2022 will occur on November 25. However, retailers like Best Buy and Walmart will likely kick off their deals way ahead of this date. 

Last year, we even saw early Black Friday mattress deals encouraging shoppers to get their shopping done in October. That said, the official sales will likely start closer to Halloween, which is what we've seen in previous years. 

Black Friday 2022 will be unlike any retail holiday that's come before it. Online shoppers will see epic sales on TVs, smartphones, tablets, gaming consoles, home goods, kitchen gadgets, toys, and more.

When is Black Friday 2022?

Black Friday is an annual sales event that falls on the day after Thanksgiving and marks the start of the holiday shopping season. This year, Black Friday is November 25, 2022. Black Friday has grown from a single day to a full season that lasts for weeks. Here's what you can expect for 2022:

Amazon: Last year, Amazon held its first ever Amazon Epic Daily Deals event with Black Friday-like Amazon deals throughout the month. This year, it's rumored there will be a Prime Early Access Sale sometime during the fall to kick off the arrival of the holiday shopping season. 

Walmart: The retailer kicked off its Walmart Deals for Days event on Wednesday, November 4 last year. Other sales were held on November 11 and November 25 (the day before Thanksgiving). You can expect Walmart to kick off the holiday season in early November again this year. 

Best Buy: Like its competitors, Best Buy started the holiday season in early November last year. You can expect the retailer to follow the same format for Black Friday 2021. Make sure to follow our Best Buy deals coverage for sales you can get now.

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As deals editor at Tom’s Guide, Louis is constantly looking for ways to avoid paying full price for the latest gadgets. With over 10 years of deals-hunting experience, Louis price checks against multiple retailers and searches high and low for the best deals to bring readers. A born-and-bred New Yorker, Louis is also an avid swimmer and marathoner. His work has appeared on Gizmodo, CNET, and Time Out New York.