It’s a big week for Americans – it’s Thanksgiving! This year, Australia is getting on the train with stacks of Black Friday sales and you’ll be able to score some huge bargains over the next few days.
Here are the places to go if you want to get an early start on your Christmas shopping, grab some things for yourself or simply have a Friday night out (and get free stuff)…
1. Melbourne Central, CBD
There will be so much Black Friday events at the centre, we can barely keep up! From the 23rd until the 25th, enjoy The Night Garden for ‘Insta pics as black as your soul’. On Friday, enjoy black-inspired drinks from the special B.Lucky & Sons Bubble Cup Bar, Black Magic Tea Leaf Readings, a Blackjack tournament and the MAC Smoke & Mirrors Beauty Bar.
2. Emporium, CBD
The centre is getting a makeover thanks to The Nutcracker and the Four Realms. There will be a Candy Cane Bar, the perfect set up for selfies and live music.
3. Northland, Preston
As well as hosting a stack of bargains, stop by Rice Workshop for a free black sesame ice cream. To add to the freebie list, one person will walk away with a $500 shopping spree!
4. QV, CBD
The centre will be launching their QV Colour Party and there will be heaps of offers and entertainment. Take photos in the giant confetti dome and have some fun with the QV Cane-Deer big screen experience.
5. The Strand, CBD
Get a free loaded doughnut customised just for you from 5pm and enjoy special discounts at stores like Gorman, New Denim and The Bathing Box. You can also go in the draw to win a share in more than $2000 worth of shopping rewards!
6. David Jones Bourke Street
Got a sweet tooth? There will be a Sweets and Treats stand from 5pm with ice cream and popcorn. You can also get your nails done by OPI, sip on drinks at the pop-up bar and enjoy the music spun by a live DJ.
7. Melbourne’s GPO
Gelato Messina will be stopping by with free scoops of gelato. There will be 70% off selected items at H&M and you can cleanse your soul with a complimentary green tea from Oda Sushi.
8. Fountain Gate, Narre Warren
The Black Thunder Pilots will be there from 12pm-2pm - make sure you say hi!
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