Best Black Friday 2016 Deals In Detroit

November 7, 2016 6:00 AM

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Black Friday is just around the corner and thousands of savvy shoppers are already chomping at the bit to find the biggest sales and deepest discounts on this year’s hottest items. For the past couple of years retailers have kept a pretty tight lid on releasing Black Friday sales details and this year is no different. Speculation suggests some Black Friday ads featuring this year’s hottest electronics, toys, clothes and more could start dropping during election week (around Nov. 7). Here are some go-to places in the Greater Detroit area to find the best Black Friday deals.
Great Lakes Crossing Outlet
4000 Baldwin Road
Auburn Hills, MI 48326
(248) 454-5000

Great Lakes Crossing proudly boasts being Michigan’s largest indoor outlet mall. Conveniently located off I-75 via the Baldwin Road or Joslyn Road exits, the massive space features 185 outlets and retail stores including a huge Bass Pro shop for outdoor enthusiasts, Bed Bath and Beyond, Guess, Neiman Marcus, Bose Factory, Best Buy Mobile Outlet, local toy shop Go Games and Toys, a Disney Store Outlet and much more. If you need a break from shopping, Great Lakes offers several restaurants and dining options, an AMC movie theater, a huge Sea Life Aquarium and the area’s only interactive Legoland shop.

Twelve Oaks Mall
27500 Novi Road
Novi, MI 48377
(248) 348-9400

Twelve Oaks Mall is a virtual Detroit Area shoppers’ paradise with two levels and close to 200 stores. It’s located off three major freeways, I-275, I-696 and I-96 at Novi and Twelve Mile Roads. Anchor stores include Macy’s (which will be open for Black Friday starting on Thanksgiving Day at 5 p.m.), Nordstrom, JCPenney, Lord & Taylor and Sears. Anyone looking for deals on the iPhone 7, iPods and iPads can shop at the Apple store and Chromebook hunters can check out the Microsoft retail store deals. Plus, Art is in the Market is a Detroit and Michigan-based art gallery which sells one-of-a-kind gifts crafted by Michigan artisans.

Somerset Collection
2800 W. Big Beaver Road
Troy, MI 48084
(248) 643-6360

Somerset Collection’s three-level shopping mall offers valet parking service, gift wrapping service and designated free wi-fi areas. It is located off I-75 at the Big Beaver West exit and offers more than 180 stores including an Apple Store, Bath & Body Works, Eddie Bauer, Macy’s, Lego, Nordstrom, The North Face, Pottery Barn, Kiehl’s, and more. The Detroit Shoppe features people, products and places that have shaped Detroit and 100 percent of store proceeds go to charity.

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Fairlane Town Center
18900 Dearborn Ave.
Dearborn, MI 48126
(800) 992-9500

Fairlane Town Center is only a short drive from Downtown Detroit. It’s located near Detroit Metro Airport and is accessible via I-75 freeway. Anchor stores in the 140-store mall include Macy’s JCPenney and Sears. Fairlane hosts Michigan’s largest H & M store, the first House of Hoops Foot Locker store in Michigan and a huge array of fashion forward retailers. Locally-owned and family-operated Golden Fantasy Jewelers has been making distinctive jewelry designs for over 30 years. Dining options include P.F. Chang’s Bistro and Bravo Cucina Italiana restaurants.

Lakeside Mall
14000 Lakeside Circle
Sterling Heights, MI 48313
(586) 247-1590

Lakeside Mall is located off 1-75 and M-59 or 1-69 and M-53 freeways and runs adjacent to M-59 and Schoenherr Road. The two-level mall offers over 100 stores including Sears, Buckle, Detroit City Sports, which offers clothing and memorabilia for Detroit-themed sports teams, Fred Meyer Jewelers and more. Surrounding dining options include Carrabbas Italian Grill, Bonefish Grill, Osaka Japanese Steakhouse and more. Other stores offering Black Friday deals near Lakeside include Target, Best Buy and Barnes and Noble.

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Post Author: Lori Melton.