Kansas City’s Best Black Friday Deals & Discounts

We can all agree, we look forward to this time of year. Thanksgiving…the holidays…Black Friday! It’s time for 2021 Black Friday deals in Kansas City, as well as tips for shopping.

We want you to get the best deals possible!

So, read below to find the best Black Friday deals & discounts.

Black Friday Shopping Tips & Deals

Today, Black Friday has become practically a holiday in and of itself. Then, how…

exactly, do you survive the Black Friday sales? Especially with this year looking a little different.

If you’re a savvy shopper (or want to be) check out our guide to the best Black Friday deals in 2020, as well as quick & easy Black Friday shopping scoop. We’ve got tips that are sure to make your day (or night) of shopping easy and successful!

Once you’re done shopping for Black Friday, check out the holiday lights in Kansas City!

Best Black Friday Deals in Kansas City 2021

Explore our favorite Black Friday Sale links and tips to help you catch the best Black Friday deals. For even more money saving tips, visit the Deals, Discount Codes & Money Saving Tips guide…

Coding at Code Ninjas

Get 10% off up to 12 months of coding. Must be purchased before November 28, 2021

Six Area Locations to choose from Olathe, Lenexa, Leawood, Lees Summit, Lawrence and also St. Joseph, MO! “Kids play and grow alongside fellow ninjas in our state-of-the-art dojo, with the full support and encouragement from our Code Senseis®” according to Code Ninjas team.

Choose from Code Ninjas Create & Code Ninjas JR depending on your child’s age and knowledge, then enjoy a whole month of coding!

Code Ninjas Create is for 7 to 14 year olds. This program teaches coding skills and video game building at each child’s pace. It’s a game-based curriculum, so kids have fun while learning! Available for weeknight and weekends.

Code Ninjas JR is for 5 to 8 year olds. Children learn the basics of coding to create a strong foundation of problem solving skills. This curriculum is entriely visual so your little ones will never get bored!

Soccer Shots Overland Park

Winter & Spring season: 15% OFF (code active 11/26 to 12/01)

USE Code: Soccershots-kc

Get 15% OFF HERE

Year-Round Program: 30% OFF – Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter (indoor) 2022

Discount will apply if purchase is made from 11/26 to 12/01

Get 30% OFF HERE

Don’t miss this chance to grab 15% OFF winter and Spring sessions or 30% year round programs this Black Friday. Must be purchased between November 26th and December 1st to save.

Sylvan North KC

These tutoring deals are available NOW through Black Friday: CALL: 816-468-7900 to take advantage & learn more. 

Sylvan Learning KC has some unbelievable BLACK FRIDAY DEALS for 2021! Save up to $1,000 on tutoring packages through November 30th. These will be the lowest prices of the year.

> You MUST CALL: 816-468-7900 to purchase & reserve your time slots.

Pogo Pass – Only $34.98 per Activity Pass

The activity pass is normally $49.98, but use code iFamilyKC to save $10. Then, save an additional $5 during Black Friday sale to make it $34.98. If you don’t use our code, it will be $44.98 so be sure to use the code!

You can purchase the pass from now through November 30th.

** A few places on the pass are not currently open, but it is still a GREAT value! You get over $80 worth of admissions for $34.98.

Paint, Glaze & Fire Ceramics & Coffee House

Paint, Glaze & Fire Ceramics is having a BIG Black Friday Sale, so come create!

Paint Glaze & Fire- Visit the studio on November 26th to save 15% on your entire purchase.

Sky Zone Annual Pass DEAL

Grab an annual pass for only $129. This pass will be valid from the purchase date through November 30th 2022.

Sales apply to their Lee’s Summit and Kansas City locations.

Urban Air

Grab this amazing deal at Urban Air Lenexa – get $100 gift card for $50.

This year they are celebrating Black Friday in a BIG way! Starting Friday, November 26th – Monday, November 29th, Get a $100 SKY URBAN AIR Gift Card for ONLY $50!! This is a limited time offer and quantities are limited, so don’t miss out! 

This offer will go live at midnight on Black Friday and end Sunday at 11:59 pm, so mark your calendars! 

15% Off Dancewear: Order Online!

De’Gage Dancewear is offering 15% off dancewear, ice skating outfit, ballet shoes, Pointe, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Gymnastics, Skating, Costumes & more.

If you have a dancer in your family, this is perfect!

$100 Off Invisible Fence

If you have a furry family member, this is a a great way to keep them safe in your yard! You can save BIG on an invisible fence installation, so reach out to get a consultation!

FREE Camping at Missouri State Parks

On Black Friday, November 27th you can camp for FREE at the state parks in Missouri. There will be no camping fees collected, but it is on a first-come first-serve basis!

You can still register ahead of time and have your camping fees waived, but there will be a registration fee.

** Kansas State Parks have offered the same deal in previous years, but there is not information online for 2021 as of now.

Kansas Sate Parks – FREE Admission on Black Friday

This year, Kansas State Parks are offering free admission on Black Friday. Enjoy the parks November 26, is a free entrance day to all Kansas State Parks!

Nebraska Furniture Mart Black Friday Deals

Check out the doorbuster deals at NFM. These are updated weekly, so there will be new deals added each week as Black Friday gets closer.

Scheels Black Friday Deals

The Black Friday ad has not been published online, but you can check this page for deals as soon as they’re released!

Other Black Friday Deals:

50% OFF Nurture Life Meal Delivery

No matter what ages are in your family, Nurture Life has specially-designed meals for everyone!

😋 Toddler Meals
😋 Baby Meals
😋 Kids Meals &
😋 Adult Meals

50% off Nurture Life Meal Delivery- BLACK FRIDAY DEAL Take $100 off for a limited time. Get 4 weeks of meals for only $25.

 

15% Off Enfamil + $700 in Freebies

15% Off Enfamil-BLACK FRIDAY DEAL Sign up for monthly formula subscription and get $700 worth of products and save 15% monthly.

Black Friday at KC’s Malls & Online

Oak Park Mall

The shops at Oak Park Mall are offering all kinds of great Black Friday deals! While we can’t list out every single deal, Oak Park Mall has a FULL deals page that lists the discounts and sales happening at all the stores in the mall.

Explore deals & discounts at Oak Park Mall!

Independence Center

While there aren’t Black Friday deals listed specifically on their site, check out the stores at Independence Center to plan your Black Friday shopping trip!

Legends Outlets Deals

Explore the deals page for Black Friday shopping at each Legends Outlet store. There aren’t any Black Friday ads up yet, but they will be on this page once deals are published.

Zona Rosa Black Friday

There will be no specific event this year, but you can find the deals online!

Town Center Plaza

There aren’t deals listed online right now, but check back for Town Center deals & discounts announced as Black Friday gets closer. This is a great spot to shop this year, as you are outdoors.

Amazon Black Friday Deals

Deals will be added to this page as Black Friday inches closer, so bookmark it to easily shop!

Groupon Black Friday Deals

There are tons of deals on Groupon. More will be announced as Black Friday progresses too!

Other November Deals in KC

MORE DEALS:

2 Free $10 Applebee’s Gift Cards w/ $50 Gift Card Purchase

2 free $10 Applebee’s Gift Cards with $50 Gift Card purchase- BLACK FRIDAY DEAL Get a $10 bonus card.

Disney’s Early Black Friday Sale

JCPenny Black Friday Deals

 

Black Friday Shopping Tips

#1: Shop at Home, Before the Craziness

If you’re looking to quietly and successfully snag the best Black Friday deals, stay home…

Set your alarm for 2:00 am and then hop on the internet in your pajamas. Keep the links handy and be ready to make a move as some don’t go live until midnight. You’ll save yourself the stress of long Black Friday lines and catch some amazing deals using the online ads from retailers nationwide.

We’ve gathered some of the best Black Friday deals in Kansas City, as well as those for the month of November.  Lots of them are LOCAL venues and entities with special offers for KC parents:

You can also skip Black Friday to participate in Cyber Monday instead. Many places will have excellent deals you can snag from your couch like!

Pro-tip: When you shop online, especially through Amazon, for Black Friday deals be sure to check back regularly so that you can stay up to date with their on-going sales between now and Thanksgiving.  AND follow “Brad’s Deals”, especially now, their Black Friday deals are pretty incredible.

If you’re looking for short cuts on best deals out there, FOLLOW CLARK HOWARD ‘s Top Ten Black Friday Deals 🙂 We absolutely love Clark.com all year round for consumer tips and millions of ways to save.  But they do the legwork and find the top 10 best Black Friday Deals and keep it updated so you don’t have to dig.

#2: Shop Early

Let’s face it, retailers want your business and they know that families are busy this time of year.

So…a lot of companies give you early access to great Black Friday deals before the holiday. Many stores will begin Black Friday sales on November 22nd, so you have time before the craziness ensues.

Be sure to educate yourself on the regular retail price, so you can spot the best black Friday deals quickly!

Pro-tip: Target offers early online access to their Red Card members online. Be sure to check with your favorite stores to see if you can get early Black Friday deals this year.

More Black Friday ads for upcoming sales:

If you find a place that doesn’t allow you to shop early, you can still get ahead of the game by planning out your Black Friday sales shopping. Look at the ads online and write out what you’re planning to buy (and where).

Being prepared and planning ahead will give you the best chance at having a stress free Black Friday shopping experience.

#3: Make A Wish List – & Stick to It

One great way to make sure that you get the best Black Friday deals this year is to make a wish list as you look over the ads the week prior.

Claim a spot on the dining room table or living room floor and get to work writing down who you’ll be shopping for, what they’re wanting for Christmas this year, and comparing ads to find the best deals.

Staying organized will help you avoid double buying or forgetting someone important on your list this year.

This can also help you from spending money on things you don’t necessarily need. It can be hard to resist a good bargain…

Ready to get a head start on the wish lists? You can take a sneak peek at Black Friday ads online early:

#4: Don’t Forget to Compare Prices

In the rush & craziness of Black Friday, don’t forget to check prices online to make sure you are getting the best Black Friday deal.

You can do a quick Google Shopping search, or use price checking apps – whichever you prefer, just don’t forget to double check!

You don’t want to leave the store thinking you got a deal, only to find out it was overpriced to begin with…

#5 Shop In-Store AND Online

By exploring both in-store Black Friday deals & online bargins, you can ensure you are getting the best deals. Retailers will often spread out the discounts across different platforms.

#6 Set a Budget

If you are planning to pay with debit or credit cards, set a limit on what you are willing to spend.

Our strategy is to bring cash, so we can only spend what we plan. It is so easy to justify added purchases once you’re in the store & swept up by the excitement of Black Friday.

#7 Map It Out

Have a pretty solid idea of what you’d like to buy and from where? (either online or in the store)

It’s time to map out your Black Friday plan.

Black Friday shopping can feel overwhelming to the experienced deal-goer, so you will feel a lot better if you go in with a plan of action.  

Go through your list and look at each store you have to go to.

Let’s say, for example, you need to go to Target, Walmart, and Old Navy. If you map out your driving plan of action, then you’ll know exactly what order to shop stores in.

Knowing what time each store opens and its location on your overall route will help you save hours of your time and stress during your shopping trip.

If you haven’t ever done Black Friday shopping then you know from news reports that this isn’t something you just walk into.

There are sometimes lines city blocks long just to get in.

Take a look at your list and really ask yourself what the most important thing on the list is—focus there.

#8 Shop with Discounted Gift Cards

Sites like Raise sell discounted gift cards, so stock up on those before Black Friday! Then, you can do all your Black Friday shopping using the gift cards you purchased at a discount.

You save money before you even head out for Black Friday shopping!

#9 Always Check Amazon

Even though you may be getting a better deal in store, always check online.

While you are in the store, do a quick check on Amazon to see if you can find a lower price.

Often times it is cheaper online…and it comes right to you!

#10 Shop Before Black Friday

Retailers are trying to avoid the Black Friday craziness by releasing their deals early.

So, check in-store AND online before Black Friday to see if you can snag any deals early.

Who knows…maybe you can find everything on your list before Black Friday comes around. Fingers crossed. 

More Black Friday Tips to Make Life Easier:

  • Dress Comfortably- Imagine you are going on a four hour hike. Dress for that. Or maybe just wear your PJs?
  • Leave the Kids at Home- I would recommend leaving the kids at home, for obvious reasons. You may be buying gifts for them, but Black Friday shopping can also be dangerous, or agonizing, for kids.
  • Take a Big Purse & Leave the Coat at Home- No…we aren’t stealing anything or planning on hitting anyone on the head! This is for putting in gloves, hats, anything that won’t fit in pockets. Don’t wear a coat, a vest would be better. Less bulk and little easier to manage once you are inside.
  • Grab Coffee & Snacks at Home- Take some coffee and granola bars for energy and caffeine. And, how convenient! Store it in the big purse.
  • Wear Comfortable Shoes- Wear tennis shoes for goodness sake. I have seen women in heels waiting in Black Friday lines…don’t put yourselves through that…
  • Shop for other Occasions- Got a wedding coming up? Birthday for your best friend? Make a list of upcoming holidays and celebrations that you may need a gift for. Grab them while they are on sale!
  • Don’t go Solo- If you can, it is always a good idea to bring someone along with you. Its makes the time move quicker but also comes in handy, more on that in a minute:

However you choose to Black Friday shop this year (or even if you don’t), remember to be kind.

The holidays are a time for cheer, joyfulness, and spending time with your family.

While the sales are fun and exciting, don’t let your shopping experience distract you from the beauty of the season. Have fun, score some great Black Friday deals, and be sure to check back and let us know what you got!

Pro tip: If you did not score the item—do not fret! Pull the store website up on your phone find the item and place in your shopping cart, and then head to an open spot and purchase.

You may be asking—why didn’t we just do that in the first place from our nice warm house? It’s a sport my friend; the sport of Black Friday shopping.

Happy hunting!

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