Up for shopping all day and night? Potomac Mills will be open from midnight until 10 p.m. Friday for hard-core deal hunters. There are more than 200 discount outlets, including Banana Republic Factory Store, J. Crew Factory and Last Call by Neiman Marcus. 2700 Potomac Mills Circle, Woodbridge. 703-496-9330. www.simon.com/mall/potomac-mills .
It pays to rise pre-dawn for Old Town’s Third Annual Black Friday Sale. Most shops will offer 30 percent off merchandise from 6 to 8 a.m., 20 percent off from 8 to 10 a.m. and 10 percent the rest of the day. Early birds can score a long-sleeved sequin dress, regularly $98.95 at Current Boutique, for $69.26. Alexandria will offer free parking at meters in city-owned lots and garages that day. See a list of stores at www.shoplocalalexandria.com.
British fashion brand All Saints is offering 20 percent discounts on select men’s and women’s clothing and accessories in store Nov. 23-25 and online Thanksgiving Day through Nov. 26. A lined Italian leather ankle boot is reduced from $275 to $220. 11 a.m.- 7 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-7 p.m. Sunday. 3235 M St. NW, 202-595-9828. www.us.allsaints.com.
Not to be outdone on the busiest shopping day of the year, American Plant celebrates Green Friday with a 20 percent discount on wreaths, cut trees, garlands, poinsettias and orchids. A 20-inch wreath is reduced to $45.59 from $56.99. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. 5258 River Rd., Bethesda, 301-656-3311, and 7405 River Rd., Bethesda, 301-469-7690. www.americanplant.net .
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