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The Cool Kid's Guide to Surviving Black Friday at LA & OC Malls

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Not to crash on your Monday, but it's Thanksgiving week—meaning Black Friday has probably already infiltrated your inbox, mailbox, and your general sanity since the second Halloween ended. Like last year, we've rounded up a handy guide to help you escape the holiday mall madness with your life. From free Uber rides at The Grove and Americana at Brand to gratis parking at the Beverly Center, read on for all the Gray Thursday and Black Friday haps at LA's and OC's shopping malls.


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1. The Americana at Brand

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889 Americana Way
Glendale, CA 91210
(818) 637-8982
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The outdoor shopping center open from 7am to 10pm on Black Friday, with a select few shops and restos opening at midnight (check back here for listings and here for holiday hours). In addition, the Caruso-owned megamall is offering free one-way UberBLACK rides from November 28th through December 24th, and shoppers who spend $450 or more will be upgraded to free round-trip rides. Book rides through the Uber app or by calling (323) 900-8080. [Photo via

2. Beverly Center

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8500 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(310) 854-0070
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Black Friday hours are form 8am to 10pm, and BMW is hooking up Beverly Center shoppers with sponsored parking all day. Macy's will open Thursday at 6pm and a handful of retailers are offering holiday deals (extra 40% off at Guess through December 3rd, 30% off cashmere at Bloomingdale's through Sunday, more); see the full list here. [Photo via]

3. Citadel Outlets

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100 Citadel Dr
Commerce, CA 90040
(323) 888-1724
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The bargain-happy outlet center opens its doors at 8pm on Thanksgiving and will remain open until 11pm on Black Friday for its 9th Annual Moonlight Madness shopping event. Tons of retailers will be offering additional discounts; check here for listings. [Photo via]

4. Del Amo Fashion Center

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3525 W Carson St
Torrance, CA 90503
(310) 542-8525
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The Torrance shopping center is open from 6pm Thursday to 1am Friday; it'll reopen Friday from 6am to 10pm. The Simon property's sister malls in Brea, Westminster, and Mission Viejo will also keep those holiday hours; check each location's page for deal details. [Photo via]

5. Fashion Island

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Fashion Island, 101 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 721-2000
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The upscale Newport Beach shopping mall will be open from 8am to 9pm on Black Friday, while Macy's is opening its doors Thursday at 6pm. [Photo via]

6. Glendale Galleria

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100 W Broadway
Glendale, CA 91210
(818) 246-6737
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Holiday retail therapy starts early at Glendale Galleria, with select shops (Macy's, Target, JCPenney, Michael Kors, more) opening at 6pm on Thanksgiving. Black Friday hours are 6am to 10pm; deals include 40% off storewide at JustFab's flagship, [Photo via]

7. The Grove

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189 The Grove Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 900-8080
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Open on Black Friday from 8am to 10am (click here for the full holiday hours calendar), The Grove is also offering free UberBLACK rides like its Glendale sister mall. Shoppers who book through the Uber app or by calling (323) 900-8080 score free one-way rides; spend $450 or more and get upgraded to a free round-trip ride. [Photo via]

8. Northridge Fashion Center

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Northridge Fashion Center, 9301 Tampa Avenue
Northridge, CA 91324
(818) 701-7051
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The Valley mall will be open from 6pm Thursday to 10pm Friday, with retailers like H&M, Forever 21, Banana Republic, and many others kicking things off Thanksgiving night. See more holiday hours and store details here. [Photo via]

9. Santa Monica Place

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315 Colorado Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 260-8300
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The coastal shopping center will be open from 8am to 9pm on Black Friday (see all holiday hours here), with select retailers offering special deals (30% off all purchases at White House Black Market, 30% off cashmere and handbags at Bloomingdale's, more). [Photo via]

10. The Shops at Montebello Town Center

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2134 Montebello Town Ctr
Montebello, CA 90640
(323) 722-1776
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Doors open at 6pm Thursday until 1am Friday, then they'll reopen from 6am to 10pm on Friday. Deals include 60% off store-wide at Aeropostale, buy-one-get-one-free shoes at Call It Spring (until 11am only), up to 40% off at Steve Madden, and more; see the full list of doorbusters here. [Photo via]

11. South Coast Plaza

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3333 Bristol St
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 435-2000
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The high-end OC shopping hub will be open from 8am to 10pm on Black Friday. Macy's opens at 6pm on Thanksgiving and Bloomingdale's will open one hour early on Friday; Nordstrom and Saks Fifth Avenue will open with the rest of the luxury mall's retailers on Black Friday. [Photo via]

12. Westfield Century City

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10250 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90067
(310) 277-3898
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The Extra-faved outdoor mall will be open from 7am to 10pm on Black Friday, with Macy's opening on Thanksgiving at 6pm. [Photo via]

13. Westfield Fashion Square

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14006 Riverside Dr.
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
(818) 783-0550
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Over in Sherman Oaks, Macy's and Bloomingdale's are opening their doors at 6pm on Thanksgiving; the rest of the Westfield mall's retailers are open from 7am to 10pm on Black Friday. [Photo via]

14. Westfield Topanga

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6600 Topanga Canyon Blvd
Canoga Park, CA 91303
(818) 594-8732
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Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Macy's, Target, and Sears are opening their doors at 6pm on Thanksgiving Day, while the rest of the mall is open for business on Black Friday from 7am to 10pm. See the upscale Valley shopping center's full holiday hours here. [Photo via]

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1. The Americana at Brand

889 Americana Way, Glendale, CA 91210
The outdoor shopping center open from 7am to 10pm on Black Friday, with a select few shops and restos opening at midnight (check back here for listings and here for holiday hours). In addition, the Caruso-owned megamall is offering free one-way UberBLACK rides from November 28th through December 24th, and shoppers who spend $450 or more will be upgraded to free round-trip rides. Book rides through the Uber app or by calling (323) 900-8080. [Photo via
889 Americana Way
Glendale, CA 91210

2. Beverly Center

8500 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90048
Black Friday hours are form 8am to 10pm, and BMW is hooking up Beverly Center shoppers with sponsored parking all day. Macy's will open Thursday at 6pm and a handful of retailers are offering holiday deals (extra 40% off at Guess through December 3rd, 30% off cashmere at Bloomingdale's through Sunday, more); see the full list here. [Photo via]
8500 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048

3. Citadel Outlets

100 Citadel Dr, Commerce, CA 90040
The bargain-happy outlet center opens its doors at 8pm on Thanksgiving and will remain open until 11pm on Black Friday for its 9th Annual Moonlight Madness shopping event. Tons of retailers will be offering additional discounts; check here for listings. [Photo via]
100 Citadel Dr
Commerce, CA 90040

4. Del Amo Fashion Center

3525 W Carson St, Torrance, CA 90503
The Torrance shopping center is open from 6pm Thursday to 1am Friday; it'll reopen Friday from 6am to 10pm. The Simon property's sister malls in Brea, Westminster, and Mission Viejo will also keep those holiday hours; check each location's page for deal details. [Photo via]
3525 W Carson St
Torrance, CA 90503

5. Fashion Island

Fashion Island, 101 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660
The upscale Newport Beach shopping mall will be open from 8am to 9pm on Black Friday, while Macy's is opening its doors Thursday at 6pm. [Photo via]
Fashion Island, 101 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660

6. Glendale Galleria

100 W Broadway, Glendale, CA 91210
Holiday retail therapy starts early at Glendale Galleria, with select shops (Macy's, Target, JCPenney, Michael Kors, more) opening at 6pm on Thanksgiving. Black Friday hours are 6am to 10pm; deals include 40% off storewide at JustFab's flagship, [Photo via]
100 W Broadway
Glendale, CA 91210

7. The Grove

189 The Grove Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Open on Black Friday from 8am to 10am (click here for the full holiday hours calendar), The Grove is also offering free UberBLACK rides like its Glendale sister mall. Shoppers who book through the Uber app or by calling (323) 900-8080 score free one-way rides; spend $450 or more and get upgraded to a free round-trip ride. [Photo via]
189 The Grove Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90036

8. Northridge Fashion Center

Northridge Fashion Center, 9301 Tampa Avenue, Northridge, CA 91324
The Valley mall will be open from 6pm Thursday to 10pm Friday, with retailers like H&M, Forever 21, Banana Republic, and many others kicking things off Thanksgiving night. See more holiday hours and store details here. [Photo via]
Northridge Fashion Center, 9301 Tampa Avenue
Northridge, CA 91324

9. Santa Monica Place

315 Colorado Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90401
The coastal shopping center will be open from 8am to 9pm on Black Friday (see all holiday hours here), with select retailers offering special deals (30% off all purchases at White House Black Market, 30% off cashmere and handbags at Bloomingdale's, more). [Photo via]
315 Colorado Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90401

10. The Shops at Montebello Town Center

2134 Montebello Town Ctr, Montebello, CA 90640
Doors open at 6pm Thursday until 1am Friday, then they'll reopen from 6am to 10pm on Friday. Deals include 60% off store-wide at Aeropostale, buy-one-get-one-free shoes at Call It Spring (until 11am only), up to 40% off at Steve Madden, and more; see the full list of doorbusters here. [Photo via]
2134 Montebello Town Ctr
Montebello, CA 90640

11. South Coast Plaza

3333 Bristol St, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
The high-end OC shopping hub will be open from 8am to 10pm on Black Friday. Macy's opens at 6pm on Thanksgiving and Bloomingdale's will open one hour early on Friday; Nordstrom and Saks Fifth Avenue will open with the rest of the luxury mall's retailers on Black Friday. [Photo via]
3333 Bristol St
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

12. Westfield Century City

10250 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90067
The Extra-faved outdoor mall will be open from 7am to 10pm on Black Friday, with Macy's opening on Thanksgiving at 6pm. [Photo via]
10250 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90067

13. Westfield Fashion Square

14006 Riverside Dr., Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
Over in Sherman Oaks, Macy's and Bloomingdale's are opening their doors at 6pm on Thanksgiving; the rest of the Westfield mall's retailers are open from 7am to 10pm on Black Friday. [Photo via]
14006 Riverside Dr.
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423

14. Westfield Topanga

6600 Topanga Canyon Blvd, Canoga Park, CA 91303
Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Macy's, Target, and Sears are opening their doors at 6pm on Thanksgiving Day, while the rest of the mall is open for business on Black Friday from 7am to 10pm. See the upscale Valley shopping center's full holiday hours here. [Photo via]
6600 Topanga Canyon Blvd
Canoga Park, CA 91303