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Dazzling fireworks, BBQs, watermelon slices, and lakeside picnics are all ways to enjoy the 4th of July. But before you indulge, don’t miss out on the hot summer sales in honor of Independence Day. While not all the price cuts are as hefty as other holiday sales, some items, like mattresses, camping gear, clothing, and accessories, are marked way down.
To help you on your hunt for great 4th of July deals, we’ve rounded up the best sales in multiple categories, but act fast – just like summer, these deals end way too soon.
What day of the week is the 4th of July 2023?
In 2023, the 4th of July falls on a Tuesday. While banks, post offices, and the stock market are closed due to the federal holiday, many stores are open for business (at least online), so you can take advantage of low prices leading up to the week of the fourth (and for some retailers, even beyond) .
What should you buy during the 4th of July sales?
Mattresses, patio furniture, bath and bedding, apparel and accessories, plus summer items like camping and pool gear, are often marked down. Back-to-school items start to be on sale around this time as well.
How long do July 4th sales last?
Most July 4 sales start one week to a few days before Independence Day and tend to end the day after. Of course, every retailer is different, so check before you plan to fill up your cart.
Our top picks for the best 4th of July sales
Best 4th of July patio furniture and grill sales
Home Depot's Red, White, and Do More sale ends on Tuesday, July 4, 2023, so act fast to save hundreds of dollars on patio furniture, like cantilever umbrellas with LED solar lights and four-piece wicker seating arrangements.
StyleWell Kendall Cove 4-Piece Steel Patio Conversation Outdoor Seating Set with Charcoal Cushions
Fire up the sales on grills at Lowes! A Char-Broil grill (now $299) can be had for $50 off until July 5, 2023, or take $100 off on a Blackstone grill (now $699). A two-pack of 16-pound Kingsford charcoal briquettes is on sale for $17.99 to help you light your fire on the fourth and all year round.
Char-Broil Performance Series Silver 4-Burner Liquid Propane Gas Grill with 1 Side Burner Stainless Steel | 463366022
Pick up a set of outdoor acacia wood chairs with removable cushions, a side table, and other items at the 30% off Castlery’s Fourth of July sale event.
Best 4th of July outdoor entertaining essentials and decor sales
Celebrate the 4th with 40% off of pretty dishes, colorful bedding sets, whimsical home decor, plus indoor and outdoor furniture at Anthropologie Home.
Old Havana Dinner Plates, Set of 4 By Anthropologie in Pink Size S/4 dinner
Pretty, summery outdoor items like solar lanterns and Edison-style string lights are on sale at World Market for a limited time in July.
These beautiful outdoor/indoor rugs (and other items) are on sale for up to 70% off already reduced prices, and will infuse your summer decorating plans with a splash of cheerful colors.
Pick up lawn games such as croquet, volleyball, and cornhole for outdoor fun on the fourth.
Dining and entertaining, rugs, and select lighting are all marked down up to 30%, and all sale items are 70% off during S&L’s annual summer tent sale.
Receive 45% off home design packages, including custom styling (mini, full or in-person) until July 5, 2023 by using check-out code Summer23 at Havenly.
Best 4th of July furniture sales
If you’re on the hunt for new furniture, you can shop everything from sofas to settees during Raymour & Flanigan’s July 4th sale, where the home furnishing behemoth offers 35% off from June 27 to July 10, 2023.
Furnishings, like sectionals and sofas, are 10% off during Macy’s independence day sale.
Closeout! Loranna 3-Pc. Fabric Sectional with Chaise, Created for Macy's - Grey
Up to 60% off on Burrow’s best-selling chairs, wall shelves sectionals, and sofas engineered into separate, easy-to-move modules.
Best 4th of July kitchen and appliances sales
Major appliances like microwave ovens, laundry packages, refrigerators, and full kitchen packages are up to 40% off during this sale.
GE Profile - UltraFast 4.8 cu ft Large Capacity All-in-One Washer/Dryer Combo with Ventless Heat Pump Technology - Carbon Graphite
More means less during this sale—buy two appliances and get 5% off, or buy three items and receive 10% off.
KitchenAid® 30" Combination Wall Oven with Even-Heat™ True Convection (Lower Oven)
If you’re planning a kitchen or laundry room remodel, look no further for a great deal on appliances during this 4th of July sale. Refrigerators, washing machines, driers, and more from Samsung, Bosch, and Frigidaire are all 50% off, plus home delivery is free.
SHX78B75UC 24" 800 Series Smart Bar Handle Dishwasher with 15 Place Settings 7 Wash Cycles 7 Options Flexible 3rd Rack CrystalDry Option Water
Best 4th of July apparel and accessories sales
You’ll have hit the motherlode if you can snap up these usually high-priced items on sale. This coveted comfortable and stylish denim (plus dresses, blouses, and more) worn by red-carpet celebrities, are now available for up to 50% off during Mother’s sale.
MOTHER The Hustler Ankle Chew Petal Plucker Jeans
Eco-friendly and fashionable, Faherty’s summer sale offers 40% off sale items, including summery apparel for men and women through July 4, 2023.
Trending since 2016, Allbirds’ highly comfortable sneakers and slides, tees, tanks, and more are now up to 40% off (selected styles for women and men) until July 7.
If classic beach looks in preppy stripes and colors are part of your fashion profile, now is the time to stock up on personalized, monogrammed summer accessories like beach bags, blankets, and straw sun hats for up to 70% off through July 4, 2023.
Home goods, clothing, and accessories are all up to 40% off at Urban Outfitters through July 4, 2023, as well.
BDG Blair Chino Short
Best 4th of July beauty sales
This superstore for all things bright and beautiful has marked down prices on make-up and skincare from Kiehls, tarte, Bobby Brown, and its line of Sephora products.
The Ordinary 100% Niacinamide Powder 0.7 oz/ 20 g
It may not be a holiday sale, but Dermstore is now offering a “Last Chance Sale” through July 10. Save an additional 10% off sale items that are already marked down up to 50% off original prices, on brands like Christophe Robin, Naturopathica, Eve Lom, and other high-end lotions and potions.
Grow Gorgeous Original Hair Density Serum 60 ml.
20% off sitewide means you can stock up on best-selling items like mineral sunscreens, vitamin C serums, and everything else you need to boost your skin’s summer glow.
Best 4th of July mattresses and bedding sales
If you’re looking for a better night’s rest, Awara Sleep offers shoppers $400 off eco-friendly hybrid mattresses made with organic latex until July 11, 2023, in honor of Independence Day.
Float off to sleep when you take 40% off all DreamCloud mattresses, also on sale until July 11, 2023.
Siena Sleep offers a 10-year warranty plus a 180-night trial to make sure you truly love your new mattress. You can now take $300 off until July 11, 2023.
Don’t sleep your way through savings like $100 off Sealy’s Posturepedic Plus + Trusted Support mattress, or $200 off the Posturepedic Plus + Ultimate Support + Cooling one until July 11, 2023.
Best 4th of July bath and bed sales
As part of their Fourth of July sale from June 28-July 5 that’ll see discounts of up to 75% off select home products, Bloomingdale’s will also offer 50% off select beach towels July 1-5.
Hudson Park Collection Greek Key Beach Towel - 100% Exclusive
Shop this annual summer sale that lasts long after the 4th of July. Cotton sheets, comforter sets, and other products are up to 20% off until August 20.
Luxury bamboo bedding and comfy loungewear are on sale for 20 to 25% off during eco-friendly brand Cozy Earth’s sitewide July 4th sale. If that isn’t enough to convince you, items like lounge socks, waffle bath towels, joggers, PJ sets, and sheets have all made Oprah’s Favorite Things list for five years in a row.
Best 4th of July TV sales
Pick up steals and deals this summer at Walmart on items like Hisense Roku Smart TVs, marked down by $50 to $100, depending on the make and model. Other highlights include $90 off the VIZIO 50-inch Class V-Series 4K UHD LED Smart TV ($268).
VIZIO 50 Class V-Series 4K UHD LED Smart TV V505-J09
Select OLED 4K and Samsung NEO televisions are all marked down by $300 or more during this 4th of July sale on televisions, home appliances, and more. Highlights include $300 off the Freestyle projector (now $599) and $1400 off the 85-inch Class QN85B Samsung Neo QLED 4K Smart TV 2022 (now $2599.99).
Best 4th of July laptops and tech sales
This “Black Friday in July” sale from Dell offers the opportunity to purchase tablets, computers, monitors, and more at a fraction of their original prices, with laptops up to $750 off select items. Currently, Dell is also offering up to 50% off business laptops as well, like the Latitude 3420 laptop ($619, listed value $1,243.77)
Dell Latitude 3420 Business Laptop - w/ Windows 10 Pro OS & 11th gen Intel Core - 14" FHD Screen - 8GB - 256G
While appliances are on sale at Best Buy for its 4th of July sale, wait a week and pick up laptops and other electronics all marked down during its “Black Friday in July Sale” mid-month.
Samsung - Galaxy Z Fold4 256GB - Phantom Black (Verizon)
Best 4th of July back-to-school sales
A kid- and parent-favorite for classic good looks, Vineyard Vines is throwing a ‘Whale of a Sale” this July 4, 2023, and it’s the perfect time to tick “buy kids new clothes” off your back-to-school list. Shop for boys' and girls' button-downs, sweatshirts, and more, all for 30% off.
If your kid is like mine, they will lose many, many water bottles over a school year. So stock up! Dick’s has slashed prices by up to 50% on many models of the kid-friendly, parent-approved, and uber-popular Hydro Flask.
Hydro Flask 20 oz. Wide Mouth Bottle, Olive | Back to School
This charming shop is marking down back-to-school accessories that might not be on your school’s official supply list, but your younger child will delight in stocking up on cute bento boxes and colorful barrettes, all for 15% with the code FUN15.
Light + Nine | Suitcase, Blossom Pink | Maisonette
Mark-downs on school supplies usually begin in July, and Walmart is a one-stop shop for pencils, pens, glue sticks, binders, and all the other things your child will need to make the grade when they start school. Prices have been cut up to 40% on products like Elmer’s glue (50 cents), Bic highlighters ($1.72), Crayola Washable Markers ($2.47), and more necessary classroom supplies.
Crayola Ultra-Clean Washable Broad Line Markers School & Art Supplies 10 Ct
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