Best Memorial Day Sales of 2021: Cheers to Gear!
This summer is the time to break out of that pandemic cave and get busy livin’. To help outfit your pursuits — whatever they are — we’ve compiled a shortlist of some of the best Memorial Day sales and pre-holiday weekend deals we could find.
Our team has been lucky enough to try out most of the gear, devices, and appliances featured in this roundup. You’ll find that we’ve included information for those Gear Hungry True Test Certified goods, along with links to our staff’s in-depth product reviews and guides below.
Save some bookoo bucks on home, fitness, outdoor, and entertainment gear with these stellar Memorial Day deals. And, you know, don’t forget to treat yourself.
- Amazon: Big Savings on Apple Watch 6, Smart Home Devices at Amazon
- Backcountry: Up to 50% Off Apparel, Gear + Up to 65% Off Yoga at Backcountry
- Best Buy: Up to $500 Off Appliances during Best Buy’s Pre-Sales Event
- BioLite: 20% Off All BioLite Products + Accessories
- CamelBak: 50% Off Backpacks, Drinkware + 25% Off Hydration Packs at CamelBak
- Garmin: Up to $200 Off Sitewide at Garmin
- Home Depot: 35% to 50% Off Select Appliances, Home Goods, Power Tools at Home Depot
- REI: Up to 30% Off Apparel, Camping, Shoes + 20% Members-Only Discount at REI
- Walmart: Up to 50% Off Tech, Appliances, Outdoor + Patio Essentials at Walmart
- Wayfair: Up to 70% Off Sitewide + Exclusive GE Appliance Deals at Wayfair
The Best Memorial Day Sales
In the few days leading up to Amazon’s official Memorial Day sales event, the monolith is giving shoppers a big taste of what’s to come with its presales offers. At the time of writing, Amazon’s active presales include Alexa Devices starting at $19, $70 off the Apple Watch 6 GPS, and a litany of steep robotic vacuum deals.
Take $180 off the Proscenic M7 robotic vacuum and mop.
Pro-status gear tester and contributor Seiji Ishii tested the M7 robotic vacuum/mop’s medal out on the vast and heavily trafficked floors of his Hill Country home.
To find out how the Proscenic performed and where it truly shined, check out Seiji’s review here.
Up to 50% off all product categories now through 5/31. Camp, climb, bike, hike, hit the slopes, hit the road — Backcountry has every adventure covered. Go hard in the paint without going hard on your wallet. Backcountry’s going full-send with its Memorial Day offers.
Major Memorial Day weekend sales on major appliances, TVs, earbuds, Chromebooks, and more. Best Buy is known for hosting some of the best Memorial Day sales of any big-box store, so if you’ve been waiting to upgrade that boxy 32-inch tube and its blown-out speaker, the time is now.
Save $1,300 on the industry-leading 65-inch LG Class Nano cell LED 8K UHD smart TV + Dolby Almost sound system bundle, down from its usual $4,100.
Get 20% off across all product lines – headlamps, solar panel chargers, camp kitchen, and more through Memorial Day.
Save $100 on BioLite’s multi-versatile, portable FirePit. The Cooking Kit bundle features a 360-degree x-ray mesh fire pit design, grill grate, bespoke cast iron drop-in skillet, and charcoal grill-style vented hood.
Toggle between burning firewood and charcoal with a simple adjustment to the FirePit’s grate system. Control, sustain, and equalize the flame profile with the FirePit’s USB-rechargeable flame fan.
To find out what else this wicked car camping ticket can do, check out my in-depth review here.
Enjoy up to 50% off sitewide. Use code SUMMER25 to receive 25% off customized gear, hydration packs, water bottles, and CamelBak’s insulated stainless steel drinkware collections.
CamelBak’s relatively new line of high-end powder-coated stainless-steel drinkware is as rugged-ready as it is glamper-friendly. Get you a Camp Mug, Rocks Tumbler, stemless Wine Tumber, traditional 10-, 12-, or 20-ounce Tumbler, or say eff it and go full send with the 25-ounce Wine Bottle. This versatile line fills an oft-neglected niche with its understated form and expert-level functionality.
Read about how our outdoor expert tried in vain to rough up his set of durable Horizon drinkware in his in-depth review.
Save up to $200 across every category: watches, GPS navigators, aviation essentials, dog training kits, and more.
$50 off Garmin Forerunner 45; available in 39-mm (45S) and 42-mm sizes. Choose between black, iris, red, or white watch bands.
Save up to $1,700 off major appliance bundles, $200 off select outdoor power tools, and enjoy free delivery sitewide.
Save up to 30% on Ryobi battery-powered cordless lawnmowers.
One of our testing pros had this to say about his Ryobi 40V Brushless Push Mower: “The plusses to me are tremendous… For those considering an electric mower, I’d say don’t hesitate. This mower works like a champ, carries a 5-year warranty, and is easy to push and fold up for storage.”
REI Co-op members save 20% sitewide thru 5/31 with coupon code ANNIV21.
Non-member deals include (but are not limited to) 30% off REI Co-op brand clothing, 25% off camping gear, footwear, and top-brand apparel.
REI Co-op members save 20% on various products across all categories, like this DYNA 1.5L Hydration Pack from Osprey.
Gear Hungry’s running expert/fanatic, Chloe Matthews, had this to say after putting the DYNA 1.5L to the test: “Along with Osprey’s lifetime warranty, the DYNA 1.5L hydration pack is exactly what I was looking for in a running pack: pockets after pockets, versatility from a 5k to a 25k, and a slim razorback fit. Read more of her in-depth review here.
Walmart is offering a killer sales holiday deal on all home appliances. Get with the dang times and finally put an air fryer in that kitchen.
Take 40% off 12.7-quart Ultra Air Fryer from GoWISE, down from $220 to just $136.