Black Friday Freebies 2018

Where to Get the Best Black Friday Freebies This Year

Updated for Black Friday 2018

While there are a lot of great deals to be had on Black Friday, my favorite deals are the Black Friday freebies. Black Friday freebies are free stuff you get just for showing up to a store or sending in a rebate —  no purchase necessary.

The Black Friday freebies for 201 include free gift cards, health care items, appliances, tote bags, sporting goods, coupons, and more.

Be sure to pay attention to the date and even time when you can get these deals. Some of these are true Black Friday freebies, and you can get them early on the Friday immediately following Thanksgiving. Some of these freebies are actually only available on Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, and you could miss them by waiting for Black Friday. 

12 Free After Rebate Items at Macy's (November 22-23, 2018)

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Macy's has 12 items this year that will be free after rebate. You can get these on Thursday, November 22nd at 5:00 p.m. They'll be available in-store only and are only available while supplies last or at 1:00 p.m. on November 23rd.

Here are the offers:

  1. Bella 1.5 Quart Slow Cooker $10 (Regularly $19.99), Free after $10 mail-in rebate
  2. Lauren Ralph Lauren Logo Pillow $10 (Regularly $20), Free after $10 mail-in rebate
  3. Lanchamp 4-Piece or Marth Stewart Essentials 12-Piece Glassware Sets $10 (Regularly $30), Free after $10 mail-in rebate
  4. Mohawk Bath Rug $10 (Regularly $40), Free after $10 mail-in rebate
  5. Select Tote Bags $10 (Regularly $35), Free after $10 mail-in rebate
  6. Fashion Watches $20 (Regularly $40), Free after $20 mail-in rebate
  7. Young Men's Graphic Tees $10 (Regularly $26), Free after $10 mail-in rebate
  8. Mickey or Minnie Plush $10 (Regularly $30), Free after $10 mail-in rebate
  9. Club Room Thermal Henley $10 (Regularly $30), Free after $10 mail-in rebate
  10. Gold Toe Slippers $10 (Regularly $38), Free after $10 mail-in rebate
  11. Cultured Fresh Water Pearl Studs $10 (Regularly $30), Free after $10 mail-in rebate
  12. Giorgio Glam 3.3 oz. Eau de Parfum Spray $15 (Regularly $72), Free after $15 mail-in rebate

There's a limit of one of each per customer, with the exception of the pillows, which you can get two of.

Free Coupons at JCPenney (Thursday, November 22, 2018)

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JCPenney is giving out coupons worth $10 off $10, $100 off $100, or $500 off $500, no purchase necessary and while supplies last.

You'll need to show up on Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 23 at 2:00 p.m. to snag one of these coupons.

Here are some other tips on how to get free stuff at JCPenney.

11 Free After Rebate Deals at CVS Pharmacy (November 22-23, 2018)

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CVS Pharmacy has quite a few free after rebate deals this year. You can read more about the CVS ExtraCare program to find out how their rebate program works.

You can pick up these free after rebate deals on both Thursday and Friday (November 22nd and 23rd).

Here are the free after rebate deals for 2018:

  1. CVS Pantiliners 20 ct. $.99 = $.99 EB (Limit 1)
  2. Beauty 360 or Blade 2 Blade Disposable Razors 3 ct. $1.99 = $1.99 EB (Limit 1)
  3. CVS Facial Masks Single Use Sachet 0.5 oz. $1.87 = $1.87 EB (Limit 1)
  4. 23andMe Genetic DNA Starter Kit $29.99 = $29.99 EB (Limit 1)
  5. CVS Health Adult Ibuprofen or Acetaminophen Caplets 24 ct. $3.19 = $3.19 EB (Limit 1)
  6. CVS Baby Wipes 20 ct. $.99 = $.99 EB (Limit 1)
  7. Green Giant Vegetables 11-15.25 oz. $1.89 = $1.89 EB  (Limit 1)
  8. Wrigley’s Single Serve Gum $.99 = $.99 EB (Limit 1)
  9. Just The Basics Paper Towels Single Roll $.99 = $.99 EB  (Limit 1)
  10. Just The Basics Bathroom Tissue Single Roll $.99 = $.99 EB  (Limit 1)
  11. Green Giant Vegetables 11-15.25 oz. $1.89 = $1.89 EB  (Limit 1)

Fred Meyer Has Free Gift Cards and Donuts (Friday November 23, 2018)

A cup of coffee and a donut.
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Stop by Fred Meyer on Friday and you'll get to snack on some donuts, coffee, and juice while you shop.

In addition, they are giving away free gift cards to the first 100 customers but they don't specify how much will be on them.

Stores open at 5:00 a.m. and refreshments are available while supplies last.

Free Gift Cards at Belk (November 22-23, 2018)

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Belk will be giving away 200 free Belk gift cards per store that value anywhere from $5 to $1,000 on Thursday, November 22nd starting at 4:00 p.m.

On Black Friday, there will be 100 gift cards that will be given out starting at 6:00 a.m. that value anywhere from $5 to $1,000.

Free Tote Bag and Gift Card at Half Price Books (Friday, November 23, 2018)

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The first 100 customers who come into Half Price Books on Black Friday will get a free tote bag and $5 gift cards. One of those tote bags will contain a $100 gift card.

You'll need to be 16 years of age or older to get the tote bag and gift card.