People rushed to fill their carts when the hour hit 6 p.m. Thursday night at Walmart in Riverton, but then they found there was so much traffic they were stuck in place.

Black Friday retail sales events started Thursday night in Riverton

(Riverton, Wyo.) – There was nary a parking spot to be had in the huge Walmart lot Thursday night as the first of three “Black Friday” sales events began at the giant retailer. Inside the store shopping carts were all in use and there were long lines of shoppers congesting the aisles lining up for the specials they came to purchase.