Rei Black Friday Sale 2018

rei stores closing on black friday in 2015

Are you wondering why there is no REI’s Black Friday Sale in 2018?

For the 4th year in a row, REI is #OptingOutside on Black Friday.  Cyber Week offers should be starting on Saturday November 24th. 

2017 Update: REI Cyber Monday SaleSave up to 50%. Plus, Extra 25% Off One REI Garage Item using this coupon code.

Expect to get up to 40% on your favorite outdoor brands. Rumor has it there might be an extra 25% one REI item coupon code for all members.

What happened to REI’s black friday sale is on in 2016?

Here is the scoop.  REI decided to close all of their 149 stores on Friday November 25th, 2016 giving all of their 12, 287employees a day off with pay to take the day off and head outside instead. You are still able to shop their website but the stores will close and REI is paying their employees to head outside.

This year, more than 275 national and local organizations form movement to invite millions of people to participate.  New outdoor activity finder launched at to help people reconnect with family and friends this holiday season and declare support.

They invite you to #OptOutside with us and reconnect with family and friends.

“We believe that being outside makes our lives better”

I could not agree more with the above statement. Personally I think REI’s closing during black friday is a great move. Everyone who works there can now get out and enjoy the outdoors on their extra day off.

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