The 2019 Survival Guide to Black Friday Shopping at Walden Galleria



Written by SOB Creative

Published on November 25, 2019

This article is a paid promotion by one of our advertisers. With these paid articles our goal is to share valuable information with our readers that we think you’ll find useful and interesting.

Photo courtesy of Walden Galleria

Who is ready for deals on deals on deals!? If you’re an avid holiday shopper you know the mother of all sales is upon us – Black Friday. Which is why we put together this Black Friday survival guide so you can plan your trip to absolute perfection. Walden Galleria will be open on Thanksgiving, November 28th from 9:00pm – 2:00am and Black Friday, November 29th from 8:00am – 10:00pm.

Here are 10 pro tips for Thanksgiving weekend to make the most of your holiday shopping experience:


1). Use the Sales Guide

For your convenience, check out Walden Galleria’s Sales Guide to see what killer deals are being offered at your favorite stores. Check back frequently for new sales and updates!


2). Timing is key

Walden Galleria will be open from 9:00pm – 2:00am on Thanksgiving and 8:00am – 10:00pm on Black Friday. Avoid lines and arrive right on time for door buster deals at these following anchor stores at Walden Galleria below.

  • JCPenney – Thanksgiving: Opens at 2:00pm, Black Friday: Open until 10:00pm
  • Old Navy – Thanksgiving: Opens at 3:00pm, Black Friday: Open until 10:00pm
  • Best Buy – Thanksgiving: 5:00pm – 1:00am, Black Friday: 8:00am – 10:00pm
  • Macy’s – Thanksgiving: Opens at 5:00pm, Black Friday: Open until 10:00pm
  • Dick’s Sporting Goods – Thanksgiving: 6:00pm – 2:00am, Black Friday: 5:00am – 10:00pm
  • H&M – Thanksgiving: CLOSED, Black Friday: 12:00am – 10:00pm
  • Lord & Taylor – Thanksgiving: CLOSED, Black Friday: 6:00am – 10:00pm


3.) Plan to park like a pro

Park closest to where your first and last store stops of the day will be and save yourself the headache! Take a look at the store directory to map out your plan of attack. Even if you forget, stop at one of the 16 digital directory boards located throughout the shopping center to help you find where to go.

Photo courtesy of Walden Galleria

4.)  Refuel and replenish

If your blood type is caffeine or you need a snack to keep you going, you’ll need to know where the plugs are at. Starbucks & Tim Hortons are both located mid-mall on the upper and lower levels respectively near each other. On-the-go grub can be found at the Food Court on the upper level near Dick’s Sporting Goods featuring Burger King, Sbarro, Subway, Charley’s Philly Steaks, Sushi-Q, Mr. Smoothie and more.


5.) Update yourself

If you haven’t visited Walden Galleria in a few months (or worse, years!) you might want to check out the new stores: AeropostaleAdirondack Hat CompanyAlex and AniThe BLFO Store, Charmed Aroma, and ZARA.


6.) Stay Connected

Don’t waste your precious mobile data pulling up coupons and deals! Log-in to Walden Galleria’s FREE Wi-Fi network by selecting ‘WaldenGalleriaWifi’ on your phone’s Wi-Fi menu options. With Wi-Fi, you can pull up store apps and coupons easily, even when your hands are full.


7.) Shop & Stay

Near, far, wherever you are, if you’re traveling to shop we’ve got you covered. Book with one of our partnering hotels for a special discounted room rate, coupon book, and a Macy’s gift card here.


8.) Power up

Even while using our Wi-Fi, keeping your phone battery full is a must for coupons and deals. Bring a charger with you and plug into an empty power outlet in any of our soft seating locations.

Photo courtesy of Walden Galleria

9.) Visit Santa

Bring your kids with you to visit Santa on Black Friday to see what they really want for the holidays. Santa is located on the lower level between Apple and Clarks. More information for all of the fun surrounding the big man in red can be found here.


10.) Finish it off at Restaurant Row

Nothing beats a good meal after a long shopping extravaganza. Head down to Restaurant Row and enjoy one of our 10 full-service restaurants while you sit back and bask in all that you accomplished this Black Friday weekend!


Walden Galleria

1 Walden Galleria, Buffalo, NY 14225

(716) 681-7600


This article is a paid promotion by one of our advertisers. With these paid articles our goal is to share valuable information with our readers that we think you’ll find useful and interesting.

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