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Black FridAY Celebration & Gift Drive

Fri, Nov 25  |  11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

The best gifts are the ones you give.

This Black Friday, do some shopping, have some fun and gift back to the local community!
Head to Arsenal Yards with friends or family on November 25th and enjoy festive activities, treats, games & more.
We are also collecting unwrapped gift donations to support the children at the Watertown Boys & Girls Club.

When: Friday, November 25th
Time: 11am - 3pm
Where: next to Brewer's Tree Farm in Bond Sq.

Ongoing from 11:00am - 3:00pm:

-Have you been good this year? Take a moment to write a letter to Santa and drop it off in our mailbox!
-Need a book to read to get in the holiday spirit? Our little free library will be PACKED with ones to choose from. We just ask that you leave one you would like to pass along to someone else in return.
-Enjoy some holiday tunes with a live DJ
-Channel your inner creativity with crafts for the kiddos (while supplies last)
-Challenge the fam to a variety of outdoor games & more!

11:00am - 1:00pm

12:00 - 2:00pm
Balloon Animals

1:00 - 3:00pm:
Face Painting

Please note all activities are weather dependent and Arsenal Yards reserves the right to cancel any events due to inclement weather.

Gift Drive Details:

Help us gather gifts for our community's kids by dropping off an unwrapped gift in Bond Sq.
All donations go toward children and families at the Watertown Boys & Girls Club.

Top Requested Gifts: Stress Balls & Pop Its, Slime, Art Supplies, Science Kits, Legos, Cars & Hot Wheels, Board Games, Sports Balls, Gift Cards, Jewelry Boxes & Kits, Fidgets, Giant Stuffed Animals,  Barbies & Dolls,
Kids range in age from 6 - 18.

Please drop off all gifts between 11am - 3pm in Bond Sq. at the Arsenal Yards table near Brewer's Tree Farm.
We appreciate any donation you are able to make to support our community.

For more information on the Watertown Boys & Girls Club, please visit:

Ready to Get Shopping?!

Receive $10 Bling Bucks for every $50 spent!
Valid 11/23 - 11/28 only.

Booty By Brabants
40% off everything! (their biggest sale ever!)
Plus, receive a free Booty tote with purchases of $200 or more.

City Works
Buy $100 in Bottleneck gift cards now through New Year’s Eve and you’ll receive a $50 bonus for yourself, plus be entered to win a full-size kegerator so you can keep the party going at home all year. Purchase your gift cards on black Friday and you will receive double entries!!
Learn more here.

Spend $50 on gift cards and receive a $10 bonus card!

Frank Pepe
Now thru Dec 31st, Pepe's fans will receive a $5 ePromo for every $25 in eGift Cards purchased!
Learn more + purchase gift cards.

Buy One Entrée, Get One Free! All day long on Friday, November 25th.
Must show promotion flyer, available here, to redeem.
Restrictions apply.

Old Navy
Shop 60% off deals!
BONUS: $5 PJ Pants for the fam! (11/25 only)
Select styles only. See an associate for details.

Nike Unite
30% off entire purchase!
11/24 - 11/27, exclusions may apply. See store for details.

Shake Shack
Got that late night craving? From 8pm to close, grab a shake and get a second for free!*
Use the code SHAKENIGHT when you order on the Shake App or online.
*Restrictions apply, ends 11/30.

Too Tempted
Enjoy a free gift with every jewelry purchase of $75+! Plus, 40% off select items.
BONUS: take 15% off clothing purchases under $99, 20% off clothing purchases of $100-$200 and 25% off clothing purchases of $200+

Get more gifts for the holidays.
Deals include: Free iPhone 14 with trade-in | Buy an iPhone 14 or 14 Plus and Get Airpods (2nd Gen) on us | Free Samsung Flagship with Trade-in | and much more!
Restrictions apply. See Store for Details.
Learn More

Want to get ahead of the shopping rush?

The following retailers & restaurants will be opening early on Friday, November 25th:

Booty by Brabants
9am - 9pm

City Works 
Enjoy post-thanksgiving Brunch starting at 10:30am!

Majestic 7 
Opens at Noon for showings!

7:00am - 10:00pm

Nike Unite
7:00am - 9:00pm

Old Navy
7:00am - 11:00pm

Pure Barre
Shop all Pure Barre gear from 10am - 1pm!

8:00am - 8:00pm

Too Tempted
10:00am - 8:00pm

Ulta Beauty
6:00am - 10:00pm

For more hours + retailers, visit our directory here.

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Parking & directions

Arsenal Yards is approximately a 10-minute drive from Harvard Square and approximately a 15-minute drive from Copley Square. Other areas will find it easily accessible from the Mass Pike or Fresh Pond Parkway, among many routes available to Watertown’s East End. Once on site, ample free parking is available. Traveling via public transportation? MBTA bus route 70 stops right on site and can be picked up at the Central Square Red Line T stop.