A shopper and a Walmart associate walk near the toy...

A shopper and a Walmart associate walk near the toy section at a store location in Teterboro, N.J., on Oct. 26, 2016. Credit: AP / Julio Cortez

Shop early, shop late — the choice is yours on Black Friday.

Long Island’s retail stores are catering to shoppers who’ve made a tradition out of staying out all night chasing bargains.

While more stores are closed — or scaling back their hours — on Thanksgiving Day this year, plenty of others are offering round-the-clock deals and giveaways. For the third year in a row, Toys R Us will keep its doors open for 30 hours.

Savvy shoppers know you shouldn’t just show up and browse — you need a strategy.

Here’s a rundown of store openings, closings and hot sale items:


6 a.m.

Kmart stores open (most will remain so through 10 p.m. on Black Friday) with $499.99 Samsung 55-inch smart 4K UHD TV and 50 percent off Christmas trees.

2 p.m.

JCPenney opens with $59.99 Keurig K55 brewers and small appliances starting at $7.99.

4 p.m.

Many GameStop stores open.

5 p.m.

Toys R Us opens with $59.99 Barbie 3-story playhouse, $14.99 Baby Alive dolls and 40 percent off select Lego sets until midnight.

Most Macy’s stores open with $70 off the series 1 Apple Watch and 50 percent off select men’s shoes.

Kohl’s opens with 50 percent off select toys, $4.99 small electronics (after mail-in rebate) and $399.99 LG 49-inch 4K smart TV with $105 Kohl’s Cash.

Best Buy opens with deals including the Fitbit Charge 2 for $99.95, a $99 Samsung 11.6-inch 2 GB Chromebook and $179.99 Smart Coffee machine.

6 p.m.

Roosevelt Field Mall opens.

Target opens with $29 Google Home Mini, $189.99 Xbox One S 500GB console and buy one, get one 50 percent off many major toy brands.

Tanger Outlets open in Deer Park and Riverhead for all-night shopping through 10 p.m. Friday.

Most Sears stores open with a $139 Serta queen mattress, a Frigidaire dishwasher for $199.99 and 450-piece Craftsman tool set for $189.99.

Walmart opens with color-coded store maps to help customers navigate hot deals including a $148 hoverboard; $298 Sharp 55-inch 4K Smart TV and $48 Roku 4K streaming stick.

Michael’s opens with extra 30 percent off purchases until midnight.

Dick’s opens with up to 60 percent off select camping gear and up to 50 percent off select basketball gear.

10 p.m.

JCPenney closes.


Michael’s, Sears and Target close.


1 a.m.

Best Buy closes.

2 a.m.

Dick’s Sporting Goods closes.

5 a.m.

Dicks Sporting Goods and Sears re-open.

6 a.m.

Home Depot and Lowe’s open.

Target, Roosevelt Field and Smith Haven malls re-open.

7 a.m.

P.C. Richard opens with $24.99 Amazon TV Fire stick and $99 Dr. Dre BeatsX wireless headphones.

PetSmart stores open, the first 25 customers receiving either a mystery gift or $5/$10 scratch-off gift cards.

Staples opens with such deals as a $29.99 Amazon Echo Dot, a $99.91 Keurig OfficePro brewer and discounted printers and drones.

7:45 a.m.

Office Depot opens with a HP 14-inch laptop for $167.99 and $39.99 iLive Alexa Voice Bluetooth Speaker.

8 a.m.

Walt Whitman mall opens. Best Buy reopens.

1 p.m.

Doorbusters end at Kohl’s.

10 p.m.

Best Buy and Macy’s close, along with most shopping malls.

11 p.m.

P.C. Richard and Toys R Us stores close.

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