Remember when “Black Friday” was kind of a new thing and it was packed with excitement and a little bit of fun? It signaled the start of the holiday gift-buying season and it was always interesting to see what deals where available. Over the years, it’s lost a bit of its luster. Increasingly, “Black Friday” has come to mean crowds and a lot of stress. Leave it to the Poconos to make “Black Friday” fun again with unique and intriguing shops that aren’t overcrowded. Let’s take a look at Black Friday 2018—and the best places to shop in the Poconos.