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Memorial Day will look a little bit different this year as the country gradually reopens, and people prepare to return to normalcy. Last year, deals on the last weekend of May were in the form of consolation prizes: fun kitchen appliances, furniture and loungewear meant to make us all feel a little bit better about spending 24 hours a day within the confines of our home. Similar deals in those categories are back this year, but people are sure to be more eager about hopping on post-pandemic type products. Think outdoor patio furniture for large gatherings and barbecues, clothing meant to actually be worn outside of the house and kitchen gadgets helpful for cooking for a crowd. The country is putting its lights back on and we don’t want be left in the dark.
Here are the best Memorial Day deals we found for entering the world again (and staying in when we feel like it’s a bit too much).
Best Memorial Day Kitchen Appliances
Mickey Mouse Instant Pot (25% Off)
This 7-in-1 Instant Pot is adorable but also includes an electric pressure cooker, rice cooker, slow cooker, yogurt maker, steamer, sauté pan and food warmer, perfect for shortening the cooking time for notoriously long recipes. This one comes with 13 different customizable buttons to cook certain foods on autopilot, such as ribs, soups and beans. Check out the full Wal-Mart saving spotlight for Memorial Day deals here.
52% Off Nespresso VertuoPlus Deluxe
Perfect your morning routine and become your own personal barista with this high quality Nespresso machine, currently more than 50% off. It comes complete with an Aeroccino milk frother to produce finely textured hot or cold milk to make a variety of coffee drinks. If you’ve been getting tired of your drip or need to perk up as you get into more intensive work days, then you don’t want to sleep on this bargain. Full list of Bloomingdales’ sales here.
48% Off Costway Tilt-Head Stand Mixer
This high-performance food mixer is specifically designed to easily whip up cakes, cookies and creams. It has a smartly constructed tilt-head design for easy control, three attachments for different types of food, a splash guard to help avoid a mess and six speed settings. Whether you’re an expert baker or an amateur who took a liking to it during quarantine, this high-tech mixer will make your life in the kitchen a lot easier. Morel Wal-Mart Memorial Day deals here.
Best Memorial Day Subscription Services
46% Off Rosetta Stone (12 Months Unlimited)
Have a post-pandemic trip planned and need to sharpen your language skills? For a limited time, Rosetta Stone is offering unlimited language lessons for $7.99 a month (or $95.88 in total), compared to its normal annual cost of $179. As the pioneer of language-learning apps, they know what they’re doing. Lessons include instant feedback on pronunciation, immersive real-life scenarios, bite-sized classes that you can fit into a busy schedule and their newly launched live group coaching. Plus, they promise a 30-day money-back guarantee if you aren’t satisfied with your progress.
Best Memorial Day Home Goods
22% Off Portable Propane Gas Griddle
Summer is approaching and the time of grilling is at hand! So it’s time to get your backyard in order. This 28-inch steel griddle, offering 409 square-inch surface space, serves as a versatile cooking system for anything from hamburgers and bratwurst to veggies and fried rice. The best part of this Walmart exclusive is its portability — fold it up and take it with you camping, hunting or tailgating. Check out more Walmart Memorial Day deals here.
51% Off Hedy TV Stand
This might be one of the biggest steals on Wayfair’s website for their huge Memorial Day sale going on right now, which includes sales on living room seating, outdoor furniture, lighting and more. This farmhouse-inspired TV stand offers the perfect, compact entertainment experience and is more than half off right now. Three different ports help organize messy cords, in addition to four lower-level cubbies to store remotes, consoles, DVDs and any other miscellaneous items you don’t like lying around. But aside from functionality, its rustic wood finish gives a cozy vibe that could work well with almost any interior design.
67% Off Selkirk Solid Wood Adirondack Chair
The time to invest in outdoor furniture is now, at the Wayfair sale. If you’re not ready to commit to a full outdoor living set, why not start with just one, simple classic, the adirondack chair. Made from solid acacia wood, this classic was originally $336, but it on sale for $109.
20% Off Pari Rattan Chair
Anthropologie has a fantastic 20% off sale running for rugs, mirrors and framed artwork, lighting fixtures and more. Live in the bohemian house of your dreams with this tropics-inspired Rattan chair. Made out of durable rattan reeds, this trendy chair works for an outdoor porch or a sunny vibe for indoors.
20% Off Anthropologie Curtains
The Anthropologie sale doesn’t stop there curtains are an additional 20% off through the weekend. Do not sleep on these prints and fabrics, especially this golden-hued linen number that comes in a range of sizes and colors including blush, persimmon, oatmeal, sea foam, indigo and more. The whole curtains page is worth exploring for this deal.
15% Off Brooklinen Bedding
Brooklinen bedding is offering 15% off their entire website leading up to Memorial Day weekend. Pick and build a classic bedding bundle out of their four main options: cotton, luxe, linen and heathered cashmere. Each set includes one core sheet, one duvet cover and two extra pillowcases for crisp and clean-looking bedding that you won’t be able to resist jumping into. And heads up, Brooklinen is also offering 15% off on its ultra-comfy loungewear.
Best Memorial Day Clothing
19% Off Nike SuperRep Go
Running shoes just got a lot more stylish with these colorful and supportive SuperRep Gos. Plushy foam cushioning allows for comfortability and flexibility, while soft mesh material lets in air to let your feet breathe as you move. Whether you’re hitting in-person fitness classes again, or sticking to at-home workouts, these will help you jump, squat and plank wherever you are. And now 19% off for the memorial day weekend.
50% Off Lululemon Pullover Hoodie
Take 50% off this soft and lightweight Lululemon hoodie perfect for people on the move. Articulation in the sleeves accommodates for natural movement in the elbows and it also has hidden pockets for small wallets and a phone.
37% Off J. Crew Striped Button-Down
The classic pin-striped button-down is reimagined in this unique silhouette from J.Crew, which can be easily dressed up for the office or made more low-key for the weekend. A custom label, refined topstitching and its distinct puffed sleeves add an automatically refined and sleek look to any outfit.
37% Off Textured Mini Dress
Corey Lynn Calter’s eponymous line is basically spring in the form of clothes, defined by bright original patterns and flattering cuts. This neon yellow mini-dress is a fun and easy way to garner some attention during a sunny day on the streets.
20% Off Adidas Superstar Shoes
You can’t go wrong with the iconic Adidas Superstars. The nostalgic style still has all its basic elements that it’s become known for over the past 50 years: A narrow tongue, rubber shell toe, and of course, the three stripes. This iteration, currently 20% off, is extra special by appealing to the bright basketball hues reminiscent of the brand’s athletic origins.
25% Off Sweaty Betty Workout Leggings
Splurging on leggings is always worth it because you wear them more than anything else, both for lounging and working out. The best pairs really do last for a lifetime. But it can be hard to justify spending hundreds on exercise clothes that no one will see except for you, your instructor or your dog. That’s why loungewear is the perfect product to jump on during a big deals day. These basic, black Sweaty Bettys are 25% off and you’re sure to be living in them once they show up at your door.
25% Off Blundstone Chelsea Boots
The classic Chelsea boot has amassed a cult following over the last 150 years because of its genius marriage between functionality and style. Select designs are currently 25% off for Memorial Day, including the classic iteration in either brown or black, or the heeled options in bronze or beige.