Get ready, get set, shop! The days after Thanksgiving mark the unofficial start of the holiday shopping season. Black Friday sales start bright and early in The Woodlands the day after Thanksgiving. The next day is Small Business Saturday when you can support small businesses in the area and #shopsmall. Looking for where to shop for Black Friday and Small Business Saturday? We are here to help!


The Woodlands Mall

1201 Lake Woodlands Drive

There will be a lot going on during Black Friday at The Woodlands Mall. Doors open bright and early at 6 a.m. so shoppers can get a head start on finding the best Black Friday Deals. You’ll find 180+ stores at The Woodlands Mall including Department stores like Macy’s and Nordstrom and other favorites like Abercrombie, Gap, Justice, Journeys, Lego, Loft, Soft Surroundings and more. (If you get hungry there are plenty of places to stop and eat too!)

Of course, the start of the holiday season means Santa will be at the mall to meet with kids! Skip the line by making reservations to see Santa. Shoppers can also adopt an angel from the Salvation Army Angel Tree. You can choose a child or senior from the tree and buy a gift for them to enjoy the holiday season. And, don’t forget, you can valet park at The Woodlands Mall so you don’t have to worry about finding a parking spot.

Market Street

9595 Six Pines Drive

Market Street will have Santa Claus on property Black Friday to greet young guests. Of course, retailers will be having fantastic sales that day and dining options at Market Street are a great spot for shoppers to take a break and relax between checking items off their shopping lists. You’ll find stores like Eddie Bauer, Lululemon Athletica, Lucky Brand, Kendra Scott, Kate Spade New York, Madewell and many more. Don’t forget to stop by the new Louis Vuitton store.

Shop the Market Street Round Top Collection Gallery pop-up shop! The home decor items inspired by antique fiends in Round Top, Texas celebrates all seasons! You’ll find a variety of painted pieces that are hand-crafted with the highest-grade steel. Each piece is designed to honor traditions and renew the joy of giving while borrowing from nature. The Market Street store is the third Round Top Collection Gallery to open in the Houston area. Hours of operation are Monday through Saturday, 10 am – 8 pm and Sunday, Noon – 6 pm.

Check out more insider tips for enjoying Market Street.


The day after Black Friday is known as “Shop Small Saturday” and is a time to support locally owned businesses. Stop into any of these small businesses to get some of your shopping done early.

Tumbleweeds & Notions

8021 Research Forest Drive, Ste. C-1

At Tumbleweeds & Notions, you can shop home decor and the latest fashion for women. You’ll find leggings, sweaters, boots and all of the accessories needed to go with that perfect outfit! Also, look for home decor items like picture frames and other small gift items. 

Vida Bella Boutique

1925 Hughes Landing Blvd, Suite 800

Hughes Landing is the perfect spot to do some holiday shopping and grab a bite to eat.  Vida Bella Boutique is a locally-owned shop is stocked full of clothing and other small gift items. From scarves to hats, they have a cute selection of cold-weather accessories.

KB Kasuals

1950 Hughes Landing Blvd #1175

Also at Hughes Landing is KB Kasuals, an upscale women’s clothing boutique offering top designers at affordable prices for all ages. They also offer  a large selection of clothing and other home decor items.


9595 Six Pines Drive, #1035

Stop by Market Street for Shop Small Saturday too. Philanthropy is a clothing and gift store with a mission to help others. The precious shop is owned by a husband-wife team who work hard to support the community, by giving a portion of their proceeds back. They also have a prayer wall where you can write down and leave your prayers.

Teacups & Tadpoles

4775 W Panther Creek Drive, Suite 158A

Looking to dress the littlest members of your family? Teacups & Tadpoles has a great selection of baby and children’s clothing. You can also find cute gifts and must-have baby items.

Top off your holiday shopping weekend with a waterfront dinner or lunch at one of the many restaurants that feature patios and sitting areas outside.