Black Friday Wedding Shopping Guide

Wedding planning can get expensive pretty quickly. Why not take advantage of Black Friday sales to save some extra cash?

As the holidays approach, the bills can add up, especially if you’re planning a wedding. But the holidays are actually the perfect time to shop for your wedding! Stores run huge sales on Black Friday – the biggest shopping day of the year – which means you can score tons of wedding-related items for deep discounts.


Shutterfly, Minted, Snapfish – even your local pharmacy like Rite Aid or Walgreens should have huge sales on printing invitations, photos and more. Some deals at Shutterfly could include up to 50% off an order.

Wedding Décor
Those cages for centerpieces? Picture frames for a memory table? The sky’s the limit when it comes to wedding décor on Black Friday. So many stores like Michaels and Hobby Lobby will have great sales that you won’t want to miss!

Whatever your favors will be, wait until Black Friday to see if your favorite store is offering a discount on them.

Flip Flops
Now is the time to buy those flip flops in bulk! While Old Navy may not offer $1 flip flops on Black Friday, they could offer up to 50% off your order.

Having a wedding in cooler months? Stock up on blankets (that are usually on sale at Kohl’s!) for your guests.

Depending on the candles you’re looking for, stores such as Michaels and Bath & Body Works always offer great sales on Black Friday.

Items for Bridal Party Proposals
Department stores offer big discounts on jewelry, while other stores like Things Remembered might offer discounts on customized items such as picture frames or boxes.

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Items for Hotel Bags
Looking to fill bags for the hotel? Check Target or Walmart for discounted items. Or head to a dollar store to stock up.

DSW or even department stores are sure to offer huge discounts on footwear. Wake up early or head online to order your shoes for the big day.

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Check your favorite bridal salon to see if they are having any Black Friday sales. Perhaps there’s a trunk sale or an off the rack sale that you can take advantage of to find your dream gown. Check out some bridal salons on BOLI’s preferred vendor list

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Shower Items
Tell your besties to hit up stores like Target or Bath & Body Works to pick up games, decorations or favors for your shower at lower prices.

Honeymoon Clothes
Most big department stores, and even local shops, will offer clothing discounts on Black Friday. Scoop up the deals for your honeymoon!

If you need new luggage, check out stores like Kohl’s for great Black Friday deals.

Wait until Black Friday to order your wedding rings! Department stores will definitely have big sales on jewelry. Local shops could offer discounts too. See some of BOLI’s preferred jewelers here.

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Basically, nothing is off limits on Black Friday. Some stores are even offering Black Friday sale prices in the weeks leading up to the day after Thanksgiving. So, make sure you’re checking your favorite stores’ circulars. Download their apps and sign up for alerts too! And remember, if you miss Black Friday, you can always check out Shop Local Saturday and Cyber Monday sales.

And don’t forget to shop the BOLI store for awesome swag!