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Black Friday Deals and Small Business Saturday Sales in New Orleans

St. Claude Social Club
(Photo: Rebecca Todd)

New Orleans is full of great shopping – from local boutiques and New Orleans-based brands to big box stores and outlet malls. You’ll be able to find that perfect gift for your Christmas list…or maybe just a special treat or two for yourself! There are so many shopping options, but we’ve selected some of our favorite Black Friday and Small Business Saturday Deals in New Orleans.

Magazine Street Shops
Visit the shops at Magazine Street for great Black Friday deals. (Photo: Paul Broussard)

Malls and Outlets

Canal Place

The Shops at Canal Place are a great way to shop large national and international brands with stores like Anthropologie, Brooks Brothers, Louis Vuitton, Michael Kors, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Tory Burch. Starting at 8 a.m. on Black Friday, The Shops at Canal Place will serve complimentary coffee, pastries, and mimosas while you shop, plus live music to complete the festive atmosphere.

The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk

The Riverwalk Outlets may offer deals all year round, but Black Friday is extra special. Shops deals at well-known outlets such as Coach, Le Creuset, Loft, and Neiman Marcus. There are plenty of great dining options at the Riverwalk as well, so you’ll be able to refuel!

(Photo: Kelsey Campion)

Local Boutiques and Brands

Porter Lyons

Porter Lyons is a local jewelry designer with a storefront in the French Quarter offering fashion and fine jewelry plus custom designs. Black Friday starts early for Porter Lyons – on Monday, November 25th with 25% off sitewide and an additional 30% off sale. On Thanksgiving Day, they’ll bump it up to 25% off sitewide with an additional 50% off. On Cyber Monday, Porter Lyons is offering 60% off sitewide and 15% off one of a kind pieces.


A boutique women’s clothing store, Hemline was founded in New Orleans and expanded to locations across the south. Hemline is starting holiday shopping a little early with its “Purple Wednesday.” Each location will be offering 30% off all items in-store on Wednesday, November 27 (the day before Thanksgiving).


A contemporary menswear boutique in downtown New Orleans, Friend offers clothing, hats, and other accessories. On Black Friday, Friend is offering 20% off on all apparel.

Fleurty Girl

A New Orleans staple, Fleurty Girl offers accessories, home goods, and apparel with a New Orleans flair. On Small Business Saturday, in-store shoppers have the chance to draw their own discounts at the register! Possible discounts range from 5% to 100%. 

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Blue Cypress Books on Oak Street (Photo: Paul Broussard)

Blue Cypress Books

Local independent bookstore Blue Cypress Books is participating in Small Business Saturday. The shop will be offering 20% off new books and a free “Read or Die” or “Read More Books” tote when you spend $75 or more. Blue Cypress will also have a bargain book pop-up sale in its courtyard space.

Mignon Faget

Mignon Faget is an iconic New Orleans jewelry designer whose work prominently features the fleur de lis and other classic New Orleans imagery. On Black Friday, Mignon Faget is offering 25% storewide.

Feet First

A local boutique selling shoes, handbags, and accessories, Feet First is offering 30% off select items with a special trunk show by a local jewelry designer on Black Friday. On Small Business Saturday, Passion Lilie clothing will be 20% off and all guests will get a free gift with and purchase over $150. FAIT will also bring its mobile greenhouse to the shop to help you accessorize your home with a little festive greenery for the holidays.

Dirty Coast

Dirty Coast is a New Orleans-based T-shirt company known for its witty phrases and truisms about life in the Crescent City. On Black Friday, shoppers can get 20% off in-store and online, while on Small Business Saturday the 20% off discount applies to in-store purchases only.  On Cyber Monday, all orders over $40 get free shipping.

Bratz Y’all (Photo: Paul Broussard)


Black Friday Dark Christmas Market

Stop over at Bratz Ya’ll in the Bywater for a German Style Christmas Market with a unique twist! The Black Friday Dark Christmas Market features artists and craftspeople selling amazing one of a kind pieces and wares, which make perfect gifts.

Shop Small Saturday

Celebrate Small Business Saturday at Vintage Rock Club with local vendors like Fringe+co, Elektra Cosmetics, Danielle Hein, and Hola Guava. These brands are offering up to to 70% off holiday gifts.

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