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Whether you're up for shopping all night (literally, all night) at outlet mall stores or hitting a local boutique that stocks hard-to-find international brands (Mira Mira), there's likely a discount or gift with purchase to tempt you come the Friday post Thanksgiving. And if you'd rather stay home and digest your turkey in peace, some local shops are offering online deals just for you.
3292 22nd Street
Deal: On Friday 10am - 12pm all clothing is 30% off, 12pm – 2pm it's 25% off, 2 – 4pm it's 20% off, and 4 - 6pm it's 15% off and 6 – 8pm it's 10% off. Yes that's complicated but take comfort that you'll get some discount anytime that day. On "Small Business Saturday" they're giving away gift certificates on the hour ranging from $25 to $100.
When: Friday 10am - 8pm, Saturday, 12- 7pm
Deal: Bring five cans of food for the Utah Food Bank and they'll give you 10 percent off and free gift wrap.
181 Third Street, 4th Floor
Deal: eBay-sponsored free manis, pedis and foot massages, so long as you're shopping at eBay on your mobile device. Way better than standing in long lines at H&M.
When: Book appointments online while they're available!
447 Great Mall Drive Milpitas
Deal: Shopping all night! There will be DJs, carolers, discounts on already discounted merch, and some very tired sales associates.
When: Mall opens at 10pm on Thanksgiving evening and staying open straight through until 10pm on November 25. What? Yes that's correct.
The LOOKING GLASS
322 Healdsburg Avenue, Healdsburg
Deal: This sparkling wine bar + clothing and accessories boutique (supergenius) is slashing prices 30 percent store-wide and plying shoppers with bubbly.
When: Friday November 23, 10am - 8pm.
VIV & INGRID
2142 Oxford Street, Berkeley
Deal: 20 percent off jewelry if you spend more than $150, and you'll get a free gift with purchase when you spend more than $100 while supplies last. Refreshments and as always complimentary gift wrap. Same goes for online sales using code "holiday12" and get free home delivery using code "shipbonus."
When: Friday November 23 - Saturday November 24, 11am - 7pm; Sunday November 25, 12 - 5pm.
ACME PARTY BOX COMPANY
2484 Old Middlefield Way, Suite 16, Mountain View
Deal: 20 percent off with code "shopacme20" and get the following gifts with purchase: 24 multi straws on orders $50 to 99.99; free straws plus a set of four chalkboard place cards if you spend $100 to 199.99; and free straws plus place cards plus a weck carafe in a burlap bag with drink recipe if you spend $200 or more. If you're in the area, you can pick up your order in Mountain View.
When: Friday through Sunday
MARIE VERONIQUE ORGANICS
29 Miller Avenue, Mill Valley
Deal: 20 percent off all MVO purchases (other brands not included in sale).
When: November 23 and 24, 10am - 6pm