Black Friday shoppers out on Thanksgiving

Some people aren't waiting for Friday to show up to get the deals. Some people did their Black Friday shopping before heading to the dinner table Thursday.

Posted: Nov 22, 2018 8:40 PM
Updated: Nov 23, 2018 6:26 AM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT)- Black Friday has been going on all week long in some places.

Because of that, shoppers are on the move even if it is Thanksgiving.

"I think they should be closed probably until the start of Black Friday," Kierra Curry said.

Some stores have extended their hours attracting several shoppers to spend before they eat.

Big Lots is open until midnight.

"It seems like it's a great deal for everybody. Everybody runs great deals, and now we're going to go eat some good dinner after this," Chris Prue said.

Both Chris Prue and Pam Anderson say they don't want to miss the deals on household items.

Prue just got a deal on a recliner, and Anderson is making it a two day adventure for a few household items and a ladder.

She said she'll deal with the crowd tomorrow, but she will get her head start Thursday.

"I'll be out about 5 in the morning. I'm going to wait until about 5 and start, so that's why we came today to beat the crowds here. Then i'm going to go to one more store because it's open today too, and then we'll head home for our Thanksgiving meal,"Anderson said.

Curry said she won't be dealing with the crowds after dinner having experience with the crowds in the past.

"Every year is a busy year for Black Friday in stores. I worked retail once so it was packed," Curry added.

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