After days with just a few tents set up outside the Toledo Best Buy on Monroe Street, the line of shoppers grew exponentially on Thanksgiving evening.
Despite the many that showed up to shop, metal barricades kept customers in line and from pushing and shoving each other as the retailer opened at 6 p.m.
Toledo Police officers, then let staggered groups of shoppers in the retailers doors to make sure the store didn't get too crowded or chaotic.
This year, more than a dozen retailers including K-mart and Lowe's started offering their deals on Thanksgiving; to let customers get a jump start on holiday shopping.
The shopping continues through Friday, Here's a list of the opening times scheduled for Black Friday:
Bass Pro- 5am
Cabela's - 5am
Meijer - 6am
Petsmart - 6am
Big Lots - 6am
Menards - 6am
Stein Mart - 7am
Radio Shack - 8am