Black Friday 2010 in San Diego

Our guide to one of the biggest shopping days of the holidays.

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Nordstrom Rack kicked off Black Friday early with a $50 coupon for $25 at the Groupon coupon site, which is good until Dec. 31. Get your coupon here, because you can use them in store. Opens: 7 a.m. Nordstrom's main stores open at 8 a.m.
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Many Walmarts around the city will be opening their doors at midnight on Thanksgiving Day and will stay open until next year - literally. Certain locations are staying open 24 hours and the end of some Black Friday sales vary, but most of the deals are going to be before 11 a.m. on the big day. Among the deals: video games "Madden NFL 11" and "Modern Warfare 2" for $29 and Wrangler jeans for men at $9. 75 N Broadway Chula Vista, CA 91910 Opens: 6 a.m. 1150 Broadway Chula Vista, CA 91911 Opens: 7 a.m. 710 Dennery Rd San Diego, CA 92154 Opens: 5 a.m. 1360 Eastlake Pkwy Chula Vista, CA 91915 Opens: Midnight 3412 College Ave San Diego, CA 92115 Opens: 5 a.m. 5500 Grossmont Center Dr La Mesa, CA 91942 Opens: Midnight 605 Fletcher Pkwy El Cajon, CA 92020 Opens: 7 a.m. 13425 Community Rd Poway, CA 92064 Opens: 5 a.m. 705 College Blvd Oceanside, CA 92057 Opens: 5 a.m. 2100 Vista Way Oceanside, CA 92054 Opens: 5 a.m. 3405 Marron Rd Oceanside, CA 92056 Opens: 5 a.m. 1800 University Dr Vista, CA 92083 Opens: 5 a.m. Don't see your store? Here's a list of locations in San Diego.
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Neiman Marcus will be holding their Black Friday sale event until noon. Opens: 9 a.m.
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Lines are nothing new to the Apple store, and this year those with smart phones can even get a Black Friday app, which will list stores and categories based on sales and deals via the Applewebsite. Opens: 5 a.m.
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THREAD Show’s 2010 holiday tour is heading to San Diego this weekend for the first ever Black Sunday holiday pop-up shop featuring 100 indie local designers + tons of free stuff, cocktails, DJs, photo booths, style lounges, fashion shows and more. Horton Event Space 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 28.
Outlet stores at Las Americas Premium Outlets open at Midnight Friday through 10 p.m. The stores at the San Ysidro location are open Saturday, Nov. 27 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 28 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
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The new Microsoft store in Fashion Valley hasn't let out any details on their Black Friday deals, but online the sales have already started, like free wireless routers when you buy Windows 7. Opens: 5 a.m.
Bloomingdale's sale will last most of the day, with savings on just about everything in store all the way until 10 p.m. Opens: 8 a.m.
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Del Mar can offer some gorgeous sunsets but this weekend, the city is also offering free downtown parking at Del Mar Village. The free all-day parking includes parking along 15th Street, the metered parking under the L’Auberge Del Mar and extends down Camino del Mar from 15th Street to 4th Street. The free parking takes place on weekends including, November 26-27, December 4-5, 11-12, 18-19 and December 24, 25, 31 and January 1st.
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Even though San Diego is no longer home to a Saks Fifth Avenue, there's still Off 5th in Mission Valley which plans on offering customers the same products you'd find in the main store at affordable prices. Opens: 6 a.m.
Viejas Outlets open at 12:01 a.m. Friday for the holiday season. The Viejas ice rink will be open to the public daily through Sunday, January 2. For $12, skaters will enjoy 90 minutes of skating, which includes skate rental. Visit for a schedule and hours.
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Target stores around the city will be opening their doors at 4 a.m. on Black Friday with deals happening until midnight. Among the promotions: a $10 gift card when you spend $100 or more and Nikon S205 Digital Camera, regularly $139.99, marked down to $79, according to the Associated Press.
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Kmart's Black Friday deals will take place starting 5 a.m. and will go until 11 a.m. Among the deals: Trim-A-Home 6.5-foot prelit trees for $79.99, half off, according to the AP.
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Macys in San Diego is going to open at 4 a.m. through 11 p.m. Friday. Among the deals: Charter Club cashmere sweater for $39.99, regularly $99 and boys and girls puffer jackets, $15.99, regularly $65 to $70, according to the AP.
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Black Friday sales at Kohls kicks off at 3 a.m. Among the doorbuster items are a Diamond bracelet or black and white reversible diamond heart pendant for $99 each. Regularly $500 or $575 each, according to the AP.
While Sears will be open on Thanksgiving, their sales don't start until 4 a.m. in store. You can go online Thanksgiving night to though, as they roll out the deals via the web. Among the deals in their Black Friday promotions is a Panasonic 58-inch plasma TV and two Blu-ray DVDs, regularly $1,843.98, marked down by $744.98 for $1,099, according to the Associated Press.
J.C. Penney is going to open at 4 a.m. until 11 p.m. Friday. Early birds can pick up a one carat T.W. diamond ring, regularly $339.99 for $79.99 or a 5-piece Protocol luggage set, regularly $180, for $38.88, according the Associated Press.
If your looking for deals on electronic, start lining up early for Best Buy. The Black Friday maddness can start as early as 3:45 a.m. Most stores are open from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday so call before you head out. Among the deals offered Friday are $50 off a Nook Wi-Fi electronic book reader for $99.99 and white and black Nintendo Wii Consoles for $169.99, $30 off the retail price, according to the Associated Press. 5151 Mission Center Rd San Diego, CA 92108 Opens: 5 a.m. 8401 Fletcher Pkwy La Mesa, CA 91942 Ticket Process starts at 3:45 a.m. 59 N Broadway Chula Vista, CA 91910 Opens: 5 a.m. Otay Ranch CA (Store 1769) 2015 Birch Rd Ste 2300 Chula Vista, CA 91915 Opens: 5 a.m.
Fry's electronics is known for deep discounts throughout the year on games consoles, computers and more. You'll want to get there early for the sale this year though; employees say last year people camped out as early as the Tuesday before Black Friday in the hopes of snagging the best deals. Opens: 5 a.m.
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Toys R Us stores open 10 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day and will be open for 24 hours straight. If you want to brave the crush, you could end up with deals like a $79.99 Buzz Lightyear figure for $39.99 or a $199.99 Android 2.1 Tablet for $139.99, according to the Associated Press.
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