12 Memorial Day Sales You Can't Afford to Miss

Save some cash with sales at your favorite retailers during the holiday weekend.

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Updated May 28, 2024
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Memorial Day unofficially kicks off summer with barbecues, days by the pool, and spending time with family and friends.

It’s also a good time to shop — plenty of retailers roll out the red carpet for deals and discounts that are perfect for summer or any other time of year.

Check out these retailers to see if you need to add them to your shopping list and keep more cash in your wallet this Memorial Day weekend.

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Purple Mattress

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Memorial Day is a great sales weekend for mattresses, so check out the different options available both locally and online.

Purple Mattress, an online store that delivers right to your door, is hosting an incredible sale for Memorial Day this year.

You can get $800 off a new mattress and base, and the sale has already started, so you can order it now and get it for the holiday weekend.


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If Lowe’s is your go-to for home and garden needs, you definitely don’t want to miss their Memorial Day appliance blowout sale.

The retailer is offering deep discounts on Whirlpool appliances like microwaves and refrigerators, as well as washers and dryers to clean your towels after a Memorial Day weekend at the pool or beach.


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Furniture sales can help you lock in great deals on Memorial Day weekend, so check out Wayfair’s options on its website.

The retailer is also giving users of its mobile app early access to sales, so consider downloading the app to lock in early deals before everyone else finds them.

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J. Crew

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Memorial Day means fun in the sun, so stock up on new swimwear from J. Crew.

The clothing retailer has sales on swimsuits, tops, and shorts for men and women so you’ll look stylish for the weekend with discounts of up to 50% off on some items.

Home Depot

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There’s nothing quite like getting the grill out for the first time on Memorial Day weekend, but there are also plenty of deals on new grills.

Check out Home Depot’s sale on grills during the Memorial Day weekend to make sure you’re prepared for plenty of meats and veggies cooked up for your family and friends.


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Target is already dropping sales for early Memorial Day deals, so wander through the store or check your Target mobile app for deals.

The retailer has discounts on a variety of options including gardening and patio furniture and decor to get into the summer spirit.


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Memorial Day is a good time to travel somewhere for the three-day weekend, but you may need some luggage to take with you.

Check out Travelpro’s website for a 25% discount on pieces of luggage that are perfect for your next short weekend or long vacation.


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Spruce up your kitchen for summer and grab some serving dishes and barbecue tools from William-Sonoma.

The retailer offers discounts on knives, bakeware, pots, and pans during the holiday weekend.

Best Buy

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Summer means there are days when it may be too hot to go outside, so stay in with some new electronics.

Best Buy has tablets, televisions, game systems, and more discounted so check your local Best Buy or go online to find some deals.

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Another electronics option for Memorial Day deals is Dell.

Check out Dell’s website for deals on laptops, desktops, gaming computers, and more to update your home or office.


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Amazon always has great deals, so check out its deals page to find some options for Memorial Day.

You can see if the retailer has discounts on electronics, home goods, clothes, and more, or grab an Amazon device like an Echo for a sale price.


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Walmart always has great deals and discounts, and Memorial Day weekend is no exception.

Check out the retailer for sales on everyday items or see if it has seasonal items that are on sale as well to help you save money.

Bottom line

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Memorial Day is a great time to have fun and save money on everyday essentials or once-in-a-blue-moon splurges.

Check your wallet for the best rewards credit cards if you’re planning to make some big purchases during the weekend. These cards allow you to earn extra perks and points when you shop.

It’s also a good idea to create a budget now and comparison shop so you can find the best deals before the three-day weekend and move quickly to get them locked in.

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Jenny Cohen

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