Your Guide to Memorial Day Shopping

Memorial Day is Monday, May 29, and so is the unofficial start to the summer season. As everyone heads out to enjoy the day, retailers  are having major sales and discounts in the hopes to bring business in for the slower month. These sales provide a serious opportunity to snag awesome deals for you though, you just need to know where to look. Check out our guide for some of the best deals and tips on how to make the most of your money this Memorial Day weekend!

  • Sales Start EARLY. Seriously! Start looking for sales and deals now. Start by looking in the paper. Yes, we did say the paper. The newspaper is still a great source for finding some of the best deals out there. Grab the paper a day or two before and look for those listings. Make your own list and cut those coupons to save the most on your shopping trip for the day. Make sure to look for coupons on appliance and clothes for the weekend! After you’ve sorted through the papers its time to move online! Many store have exclusive online deals that are must haves! There are tons of great sites that can help point you in the right direction that highlight the posted sales, link to retailers and help notify you of all the deals happening all weekend long. A few of our favorites are, or but there are many more out there. When the Memorial Day Weekend finally arrives get to the store early for the best deals all the while you’ll beat the traffic, the parking issues and the lines at the checkout – making your early-morning shopping trip super low-stress and fun for everyone involved. Plus, you can get back to enjoying your extended weekend sooner!

Best Online Deals for Memorial Day Weekend:

Anthropologie: Take an extra 30% off sale items for home goods, accessories, or clothes.

Best BuyTreat yourself to a new TV or set of speakers: The electronics store is offering major discounts on a variety of items.

Bloomingdale’sTake an extra 20% off select sale and clearance items with the code BROWNBAG — savings can total up to 65%.

Crate & Barrel : Get 40% off outdoor furniture.

J.Crew: Take 30% off your purchase with the code WEEKEND.

L.L.Bean: Get 10% off your purchase and free shipping through Tuesday when you enter the code SUMMER at checkout.

Levi’s: Levi’s Memorial Day sale is a great excuse to stock up on some jeans. You can get 30% off site-wide with the code MEMDAY.

Macy’s: The department store is offering up to 20% off site-wide when you enter the code MEMDAY at check out, plus free shipping when you spend $50 or more.

Michael Kors: Through Tuesday, take an additional 25% off sale items.

Pottery Barn: In addition to saving up to 60% on hundreds of items, Pottery Barn shoppers can further cut down costs with the code SAVEMORE: 10% off orders that are $100 or more; 15% off $250 or more; 20% off $500 or more; and 25% off $1,000 or more.

Sears:  35% off Kenmore appliances and extra savings on accessories and home goods.

Sperry: Now through Monday, save an additional 30% on sale items with the code MDAY30.

Steve Madden: Take 20% off orders of $75 or more and 25% off order of $100 or more when you enter the code SUN at checkout.

Target : Shoppers can save 30% on patio furniture and home items with the code HERO. The savings story is also offering 30% clothes, shoes, and accessories when entering the code MEMDAY30 at checkout.

Best in Store Deals for Memorial Day Weekend:

Kenmore 70413 27.6 cu. ft. French Door Refrigerator – Stainless Steel
Sale: $999.99
50.00% off
Sears (Price available May 18 – June 4, 2017)
Sharp 55″ 2.1 Bluetooth Sound Bar System
Sale: $149.88
50.02% off
Sam’s Club (Price available until June 30, 2017)
Essential Garden Bartlett 5 pc. Dining Set
Sale: $119.99
45.46% off
Kmart (Price available May 21 – June 3, 2017)
Delsey Helium Shadow 4.0 hardside spinner
Sale: $139.99
50.00% off
Macy’s (Prices available May 24 – 29, 2017)
Kenmore 94203 5.7 cu. ft. Electric Range w/ True Convection – Stainless Steel
Sale: $649.99
48.00% off
Sears (Prices available May 18 – June 4, 2017)
Nikon D3400 DX Bundle with AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm and 70-300mm Lens- Various Colors
Sale: $499.00
37.55% off
Sam’s Club (Price available until June 04, 2017)
Signature Design By Ashley Benton Sofa
 width= Sale: $299.00
75.49% off
JCPenney (Prices available May 25 – 29, 2017)
Intex 16′ x 48″ Round Ultra Frame® Pool Set w/ 1,500 gph Filter Pump and Ladder
Sale: $349.99
41.67% off
Kmart (Price available May 21 – June 3, 2017)
Beautyrest Silver Navy Pier Queen Mattress Set
Sale: $796.49
60.18% off
Sears (Price available May 18 – June 4, 2017)
Signature 2B Cabinet by Char-Broil BBQ
Sale: $319.99
50.00% off
Macy’s (Price available May 24 – 29, 2017)

Source: Wallet Hub, Nerd Wallet 

Using the guidelines and helpful tips, you should be able to find plenty of deals Memorial Day Weekend. So go out or stay in and enjoy the savings and the extended weekend all while sparing your wallet!


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