17 New Deals at Dollar General Right Now

Dollar General has deep discounts and can’t-miss deals right now.

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Updated May 31, 2024
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The summer swelter is here, and Dollar General has everything you need to cool down. With bargains galore, the discount retailer is one of the best shopping hacks.

Whether you’re shopping for a backyard birthday bash or ingredients for your next barbecue, Dollar General will help you stay on track with your budget.

Editor's note: Prices are subject to change and may vary by location.

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Bobbie and Brooks’ Women’s Sandals

Courtesy of FinanceBuzz Bobbie and Brooks’ Women’s Sandals

Price: $5

Stay cool and comfortable at the pool, the beach, or on your summer vacation with these fab floral sandals from Dollar General that are only $5.

The cork shoes have a snug double-buckle design and a cushioned footbed for added support.

Sonic Freezer Bar Pops

Courtesy of FinanceBuzz Sonic Freezer Bar Pops

Price: $1.25

Keep cool on a hot summer day with this 10-pack of freezer bars.

Each box includes a mix of Ocean Water and Cherry Limeade flavors. The one-ounce bars start out as a liquid — no refrigeration required. Put the pops into the freezer and wait for the sweet treat to chill before eating.

Belstrom Hose Nozzle

Courtesy of FinanceBuzz Belstrom Hose Nozzle

Price: $8

Water your garden with ease! This eight-pattern hose nozzle is a bargain at under $10.

You can customize the way you use this outdoor accessory by choosing from the full, flat, soaker, cone, jet, or mist settings. The front trigger design also has a comfort grip to make outdoor chores a breeze.

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True Living Outdoors Solar Sun and Moon Mobile

Courtesy of FinanceBuzz True Living Solar Sun Moon Mobile

Price: $10

Save money and energy while beautifying your backyard. This solar mobile’s rechargeable battery gets the power to light up from the sun.

The sweet sun and moon decorative details light up automatically in the dark, so you can enjoy the outdoor accent all day and all night long.

True Living Outdoors Citronella Bucket

Courtesy of FinanceBuzz True Living Outdoors Citronella Bucket

Price: $5

Keep bugs at bay with this 12-ounce citronella candle. The backyard-ready buckets are available in bright colors, such as hot pink and bold blue.

This candle will not only add ambiance to your outdoor evening activities, but its powerful scent will repel mosquitoes.

Rexall 5-Pack Kids’ Toothbrushes

Courtesy of FinanceBuzz Rexall 5-Pack Kids Toothbrushes

Price: $1

At this price, you will only pay $0.20 per toothbrush. The ultra-soft tips are gentle on your child’s teeth, and the easy-to-grip handles make brushing easy for little hands.

This bargain buy gives you extra brushes to take on your summer trip or send to camp. With bold colors and a patterned design, your kiddo may even ask to brush their teeth.

Slush Puppie Blue Raspberry Pouches

Courtesy of FinanceBuzz Slush Puppie Blue Raspberry Pouches

Price: $1.25

You don’t need to pay extra for overpriced convenience stores or fast food slushes. Make your own at home with this eight-ounce freezable Slush Puppie pouch from Dollar General.

For $1.25, you’ll get the same blue raspberry flavor you’ve come to expect from the beloved brand.

321 Party Balloon Arch Kit

Courtesy of FinanceBuzz 321 Party Balloon Arch Kit

Price: $7

Skip the expensive specialty store balloon arches and try out this DIY kit from Dollar General.

The bold and bright rainbow hues coordinate with almost any party decor palette. Each kit comes with 15 assorted 9-inch balloons, 10 assorted 12-inch balloons, 15 assorted 5-inch balloons, and a strip for easy assembly. All you need to do is inflate and hang the arch.

321 Party Plastic Utensils- Forks

Courtesy of FinanceBuzz fancy party forks pack

Price: $2.50

Add some serious glam to your next party with this sparkling plasticware product. The 18-count pack of disposable forks has a gold or silver glitter shine that dresses up your event’s decor.

This popular party pick could even save you money down the road, although these affordable plastic utensils are made to be tossed, they are sturdy enough to wash and reuse if needed.

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True Living 56-Count Everyday Plates

Courtesy of FinanceBuzz True Living 56-Count Everyday Plates

Price: $6.95

Party planning just got easier. Whether you have a grad party, picnic, or other outdoor event coming up soon, you need plates — and lots of them.

For less than $7, this True Living 56-count has enough sturdy plates for your family and a guest list of friends.

True Living Outdoors 10-Count Battery Operated Globe Lights

Courtesy of FinanceBuzz True Living Battery Operated Globe Lights

Price: $5

This 10-count 4.75-foot string of delicate globe lights will add a decorative touch to your backyard. The rainbow-colored globes will look like they’re floating above your patio, thanks to transparent wire.

You won’t have to find a plug nearby to power the glowing globes. These LEDs use two AA batteries. At $5 a strand, you can afford to deck out your entire deck with the bright lights.

Goodcook Plasticware Containers

Courtesy of FinanceBuzz Goodcook Plasticware Containers

Price: $1

These affordable plasticware containers keep fruit fresh and store sandwiches for tomorrow’s picnic.

The two-count pack features rectangular BPA-free containers with snap-fit lids. These plasticware pieces are microwave, dishwasher, and freezer-safe.

Good and Smart Protein Trail Mix

Courtesy of FinanceBuzz Good and Smart Protein Trail Mix

Price: $1

Fuel up for your next hike, or pop this protein-rich trail mix into your bag for a day at the park. With four grams of protein per serving, this sweet and salty mix is a better treat than cookies or candy.

The two-ounce snack bag includes a blend of peanuts, raisins, almonds, cashews, dried cherries, and pepitas.

Clover Valley Zesty Italian Dressing

Courtesy of FinanceBuzz Clover Valley Zesty Italian Dressing

Price: $1.95

It’s all in the name of this “zesty” dressing. Dress summer salads, make the perfect pasta side, or add this rich, seasoned bargain buy to your favorite recipe.

At a price lower than comparable brands, this kitchen staple is a serious money saver.

Freeze Tumbler

Courtesy of FinanceBuzz Freeze Tumbler

Price: $5

Chill out with a frozen drink by the pool. This tumbler’s frosty design and bold colors scream summer. Each cute cup comes with a lid and reusable straw. Choose your favorite hue —

blue, pink, or yellow.

Lipton Citrus Green Tea

Courtesy of FinanceBuzz Lipton Citrus Green Tea

Price: $2.50

No time to brew your own iced tea? Don’t stress. Dollar General has a mega-sized 64-ounce bottle of the sweet stuff for less than $3. This citrus-flavored green tea has a tangy taste and is rich in vitamin C.

True Living Outdoors 50-Count LED Lights

Courtesy of FinanceBuzz True Living Outdoors LED Lights

Price: $5

Brighten nighttime backyard barbecues with this 50-count pack of LED lights. The warm white lights will twinkle above your porch or patio. Get superior durability at a low bargain price.

This 9.5-foot-long strand has mini bulbs that won’t easily break, chip, or fade. And, if the lights don’t cover your entire outdoor space, string multiple strands together.

Bottom line

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Dollar General has everything you need to start the summer off right — and on a budget. With prices that beat other retailers, you can score deep discounts and major deals right now.

Keep more money in your wallet with affordable summer-time buys. But hurry! These bargains might not last long.

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Author Details

Erica Loop

With more than a decade of experience writing about everything from e-commerce to pets and parenting, Erica Loop has written for sites such as BuzzFeed, Brit+Co, Tinybeans, Family Education, and Care.com. Erica has a bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts and an MS in Applied Developmental Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh.