Where to Shop Locally in Boston on Black Friday

Black Friday in Boston: Is there anything better for holiday shoppers? Beantown offers many wonderful shops where you can find significant discounts on clothing, electronics, toys and much more.

But which Boston shops should every visitor check out on Black Friday? Here's a closer look at five local stores that offer some of the best Black Friday bargains:

1. Copley Place

With 75 amazing stores, Copley Place provides you with many opportunities to shop 'til you drop.

Copley Place features an amazing mix of stores -- everything from Hugo Boss to Sur La Table -- to ensure you can get all of your holiday shopping done at one time. Plus, Copley Plus is home to Legal Sea Foods, which serves delicious seafood you can enjoy after you finish shopping.

2. Faneuil Hall Marketplace

For Black Friday shoppers, Faneuil Hall Marketplace is a dream come true. This marketplace blends shopping, dining and entertainment perfectly, making it simple for guests of all ages to enjoy their visit.

At Faneuil Hall Marketplace, you'll be able to find plenty of one-of-a-kind gifts from stores such as Pajama Party, Puzzle Lamps, Stitch by Stitch and much more. The marketplace even offers quick, easy access to dozens of delectable restaurants, including Boston Chowda, Aris Barbecue and Cheers.

3. Blackstone's of Beacon Hill

An award-winning gift shop in historic Beacon Hill, Blackstone's remains a popular destination for Black Friday shoppers. Blackstone's offers a wide selection of Casapari products such as cards and napkins, along with myriad "Make Way for Duckling" themed items as well.

In addition, Blackstone's is a top choice for those who want to provide distinct Boston memorabilia as gifts during the holiday season. This shop sells a vast array of Beantown souvenirs, ensuring you'll be able to find something for every person on your holiday shopping list.

4. Primark

Conveniently located at Downtown Crossing, Primark is an ideal spot to purchase designer apparel.

Primark offers deluxe clothing and accessories for men, women and children that might be difficult to find elsewhere. This store also sells exceptional beauty items and home products.

5. Prudential Center

A Black Friday shopping trip in Boston wouldn't be complete without a journey to the Prudential Center, a luxury mall that boasts some of Beantown's top stores.

Based in the middle of Boston, the Prudential Center features dozens of first-rate stores for holiday shoppers to enjoy, including Saks Fifth Avenue, Lord & Taylor and Vera Bradley. And if you need to grab a quick bite to eat, the Prudential Center offers immediate access to wagamama, 5 Napkin Burger and other exquisite restaurants.

Dan Kobialka is a freelance writer who grew up and currently resides in the Greater Boston Area. He's frequently on the go, exploring museums, breweries, shopping centers and many other destinations in and around Boston.