- Labor Day 2018 is Monday, Sept. 3.
- Labor Day weekend sales are available for clothing, home decor, furniture, travel and more.
- Special holiday pricing is available online and in stores.
Consider Labor Day weekend sales a consolation prize for the sun setting on another summer. With much of the nation returning to school and routine, retailers are banking on Americans spending away their summer blues on cars, mattresses and major appliances.
Even if you’re planning on skipping town to celebrate Labor Day weekend– summer’s unofficial end– the great deals extend to online shoppers, with many retailers offering free online shipping. GOBankingRates has rounded up some of this weekend’s best steals and deals.
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Labor Day Sales on Clothes and Accessories
Make way for fall clothes or preemptively refresh your summer 2019 wardrobe with deals from these stores:
- Carters: Sitewide and store-wide, get 50 percent off and an extra 25 percent off any purchase of $40 or more on children’s and baby clothes.
- Forever 21: The fast-fashion retailer is a favorite among the younger crowd. Using the code EXTRA50, shoppers will receive 50 percent off their entire order.
- Gap: Almost everything is 40 percent off for Gap’s Kick Off for its fall sale. Online shoppers can also get a piece ofthe action and enjoy up to 50 percent everything plus a bonus 10 percent off using code MORE.
- J. Crew: Online shoppers can use the code BIGSALE to receive 40 percent off their entire purchase, including new arrivals for in store and online.
- JCPenney: The coupon code 7BIGSALE unlocks 30 percent off across the store when spending $100 or more. To further incentivize customers, the company is also offering $10 Bonus Bucks for every $50 spent and can be used the same day.
- Kohl’s: Get $10 off when you spend $25 or more plus get $10 in Kohl’s Cash for every $50 spent.
- L.L. Bean: For backpacks, lunch boxes, winter outerwear or the eponymous Bean Boot, use the code LABORDAY for 25 percent off your entire order through Sept. 4.
- Macy’s: Use the code WKND for an extra 20 percent off (15 percent or 10 percent off select departments) plus free shipping on the entire site with the exception of furniture and mattresses.
- Old Navy: All jeans, tees, sweatshirts and dresses are 50 percent off. Parents shopping for back-to-school deals can snag up to 60 percent off kids clothes.
- Patagonia: Outdoor enthusiasts can gear up for summer 2019 with Patagonia and score deals for men, women, kids and babies.
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Labor Day Sales on Electronics and Appliances
Whether you relish in DIY projects or like to call in the pros to spruce up your home, you can save big with deals from these home improvement stores.
- Amazon: Prime Day is Amazon’s hallmark discount event, but shoppers shouldn’t overlook the site when it comes to Labor Day sales. Shoppers can pick up an Echo Show for $129.99, down from $229.99.
- Best Buy: Students can save big this weekend at Best Buy with deals like $450 off select MacBooks. Shoppers can also enjoy up to 40 percent off appliances like monitors.
- Home Depot: Save on appliances at the Home Depot. Snag up to 40 percent off select appliances.
- Walmart: The Apple Watch Series 1 is listed for just $179 — down from $279 — at Walmart. The deals extend to Acer laptops for $399 and Sharp 50″ Ultra HD Smart TVs for $279.99.
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Labor Day Furniture Sales and Deals on Mattresses, Home Decor
Before you hunker down for the cooler months, you can freshen up the interior of your home and get the best bang for your buck with these deals:
- Bed Bath & Beyond: Save up to 50 percent off this weekend when shopping for home appliances.
- Joss & Main: The online retailer is offering up steep discounts during its Labor Day Clearance event. Get up to 80 percent off on everything from rugs to furniture to accent pieces for every room in your home and backyard.
- Pier One: With the code LABORDAY, shoppers get up to an extra $100 off $500 purchases, $40 off $200 purchases and $15 off $100 purchases. Customer will also enjoy free shipping on orders over $49.
- Raymour & Flanigan: Shoppers in the market for new sofas, bedroom furniture and dining room sets will find discounts up to $400 on select pieces and approved applicants will get 72 months financing with 0% APR.
- Wayfair: Wayfair is offering a clearance of up to 75 percent off in honor of the holiday weekend, on items including outdoor furniture, mattresses, dining furniture and goodies for your pet.
- West Elm: The retailer that’s patented the mid-century modern motif is offering markdowns up to 30 percent off orders of $3,000 or more and 15 percent off order of $100 or more for in store and online with the code SAVEMORE.
- Williams Sonoma: Use the code FALL to score 20 percent off your order and free shipping on all Williams Sonoma housewares, kitchen items and small appliances.
- World Market: Labor Day coincides with World Market’s Member Appreciation Month. Members can use the code FALLWMR to save 15 percent off online and in stores, and non-members receive 10 percent off. For online shoppers, enjoy free shipping on orders over $65 through Monday.
Labor Day Sales on Outdoor Merchandise
The season might be over, but now’s the time to cash in on sales for outdoor furniture and hope for an extended summer.
- Target: Items are up to 30 percent off — including grills and fire pits — plus an extra 15 percent off patio items.
- Walmart: Walmart’s Labor Day Savings include great deals on outdoor essentials like grills, above-ground pools, camping equipment and lawnmowers for in store and online shoppers.
Labor Day Sales on Jewelry
Sparkly and shiny things are always in season. Labor Day just happens to be when they go on sale.
- Zales: People waiting for the right time to pop the question might be motivated to shop at Zales over the holiday weekend — all engagement and wedding rings are 20 to 40 percent off.
Labor Day Sales on Travel and Hotels
Tap into your spontaneity and book a trip to a favorite city or explore a new destination.
- Expedia: It’s not too late to have one final summer jaunt. Select carriers are offering last-minute fares at bargain prices.
- Hotels.com: If your travel plans include a hotel stay, book through the site’s Labor Day Sale for up to 40 percent off.
- Travelocity: Enjoy up to 10 percent off select hotels with promo code TRAVELOCITY10.
Labor Day Deals at Restaurants
- Marie Callender’s: Labor Day is also Free Pie Monday at Marie Callender’s. You can get a free slice of pie with purchase.
- Olive Garden: The Italian kitchen is offering a buy-one-take-one deal through Sept. 29, 2018.
- Red Robin: Need to pull together a Labor Day meal at the last minute? If you purchase Red Robin’s Gourmet Burger Bar, you can get a free $10 gift card. Offer expires Sept. 3, 2018.
- Sonic: Two of this fast food chain’s deals end on Labor Day: its American Classic for $2.99 and its half-price deal on shakes, floats, and slushes. It’s summertime snow cone slushes menu also ends Labor Day
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