It’s Labor Day Weekend, and you know what that means. It’s time to celebrate the end of summer! Whether you’re planning a trip out of town, spending time with friends and family at a barbecue, or just relaxing at home, Labor Day Weekend is a great time to enjoy yourself. On Labor Day, the United States recognizes contributions made during the American labor movement and how workers helped to develop, grow, and strengthen laws, structure, and the well-being of our great country. Many cities across the United States celebrate Labor Day with parades, barbecues, and trips to the beach.
Another thing you can do on Labor Day is go shopping! Many retail stores and restaurants remain open and have plenty of great sales. If you’re not going out of town for Labor Day Weekend, now is a great time to pick up a few items you’ve been eyeing and score some deep discounts. It’s also the perfect opportunity to start buying things on your holiday shopping list. Many retailers recognize Labor Day Weekend as the second-biggest sale date of the year after Black Friday. Not sure what stores are open this weekend? Keep reading to find out!
You know what they say: The more you know, the more you Kohl’s! Kohl’s is a great place to shop for clothes, appliances, shoes, and more for your whole family. The best part about Kohl’s is that they frequently award Kohl’s Cash to their customers when they spend a certain amount. Who doesn’t like making money to shop?
For Labor Day Weekend, Kohl’s is running a major sale. Each day they have deals on items up to 40 and 50 percent off. On Monday, sneakers and backpacks are marked down considerably. If you’ve been eyeing a pricey appliance or piece of furniture, now is the time to get it.
Walmart is a great place to stock up on food, toiletries, and other basics. They also stock furniture, outdoor items, pet supplies, and cosmetics. You can even find what you want online and have it shipped to your home the next day!
For Labor Day weekend, Walmart is having a sale on electronics, patio & garden items, sports supplies, and clothing and accessories. For those looking to upgrade their TV, purchase a canoe, or get a new, more comfortable mattress, head to your local Walmart. You can even pick up a few supplies for your Labor Day Weekend barbecue!
For school supplies, clothing, toys, food, and more, visit Target. Like Walmart, they’ve got a wide variety of items to choose from that you can get in one convenient place. End of summer means that a lot of stuff like grills and patio furniture will be on sale.
This weekend, Target is running a significant sale on toys. If you spend at least $100 on select toys and games, you’ll receive a $25 gift card. You can also find a lot of exceptional tech items on sale like Chromebooks, Beats headphones, Apple Watches, and HP printers. Target is an excellent spot to start shopping for the holidays.
4. Whole Foods
Many grocery stores will be open for business during Labor Day Weekend. Whole Foods will definitely be accessible this weekend. You can stock up on tasty treats for your family and make sure that your fridge is fully stocked for a Labor Day celebration!
If you’re an Amazon Prime member, you can receive additional discounts this weekend. Each week, Prime members are given exclusive deals on delicious foods at Whole Foods. The best part is that Prime members will get an additional 10 percent off all sale prices! That’s especially great because a lot of vitamins, pricey cheese, and wine is on sale this week.
5. Taco Bell
For a quick bite to eat on the go, Taco Bell is a good option. This Mexican fast food restaurant will absolutely be open for Labor Day Weekend. If you need a place to stop on your way to any Labor Day festivities, try Taco Bell.
Taco Bell has a lot of affordable menu items to choose from. You can get a Chalupa Cravings Box that includes a Chalupa Supreme, Beefy 5-Layer Burrito, Crunchy Taco, Cinnamon Twists and a drink for just $5.99! If you order a Party Pack of tacos online or through Taco Bell’s mobile app, you can receive $15% of your order.
A popular spot for people to visit during Labor Day Weekend is the beach. That’s why so many beaches around the United States will be open this weekend. If you’re lucky enough to live in a state that has access to a beach or two, consider spending the day there with your family.
The beach is a great spot to visit because it is most likely free. You can pack a picnic and some beach toys and be on your way. Don’t forget to bring plenty of sunscreen! You and your crew will create many fun memories, and you may even meet some new friends during your fun day at the beach.
7. Home Depot
Instead of partying this weekend, you may be working on some projects around the house. Having a three-day weekend allows you to tackle your to-do list. If you find yourself in the middle of a project without certain supplies, you can always take a trip to Home Depot.
Home Depot is having a lot of great sales this weekend. If you’re in the market for a new refrigerator or dishwasher, they have appliance deals up to 40 percent off. Before the leaves start to fall, you can get $100 off select new outdoor power equipment. Patio furniture and paint cans are also on sale at Home Depot for Labor Day Weekend.
8. Rite Aid
If you’ve been putting off picking up a prescription or medical item, now is your chance. You may not think of Rite Aid as a place for deals, but for Labor Day Weekend they’re offering some great discounts. You can find a coupon for 30 percent off your order on their website.
Rite Aid also offers Load2Card coupons, which are automatically put on your Rite Aid Wellness+ Card. This weekend you can save up to $955! This drugstore has plenty of Buy One, Get One 50 Percent Off deals available in-store and online. Many items like deodorant, floss, and toothpaste will earn you bonus cash on your Wellness+ card.
For those who decide to venture to their local mall this weekend, stop by Sears! Sears has a wide variety of items to choose from, including appliances, clothing, power tools, and furniture. You can find great things for your dorm room, kitchen, living room, and more.
Most appliances at Sears will be 40 percent off this weekend. If you order online, you can get an additional 10 percent off plus up to $300 cashback. Another great deal is on their tools. You can find tools up to 50 percent off with an extra 10 percent off is you buy online. The best part? If you spend more than $100, you’ll get back $15 in points.
Are you behind on buying school supplies? Go to Staples this weekend! You’ll be able to stock up on whatever writing utensils, calculators, folders, and paper your kids need. This is an excellent sale for teachers who need to pick up a few supplies for their classroom.
At Staples this weekend, backpacks are 25 percent off. Highlighters and envelopes are 50 percent off. When you buy a computer, you can receive an extra 50 percent off after applying a coupon, which you can find on the Staples website. Laptops, permanent markers, printer, paper, White-Out, and even ballpoint pens are between 20 and 30 percent off for Labor Day Weekend.
Even pets can find deals during Labor Day Weekend! Petsmart is having several sales so you can get some great treats, toys, and other products for your furry friends. Additionally, Petsmart’s grooming service is offering 50 percent extra points when you book an appointment online or through their mobile app.
Now is the time to stock up on your pet’s favorite food and treats. You can also find leashes, collars, medicine, and pet beds. If you buy online, you can get free shipping for orders over $49. You can also save an extra 5 percent when you buy online and pick up your items in your local Petsmart store.
When you need a coffee fix, Starbucks is always there to help! They are open pretty much for every holiday and Labor Day is no exception. On your way to a Labor Day celebration, you can stop in for coffee, tea, baked goods, and more.
If you sign up for the Starbucks Reward program, you can become eligible for great perks and discounts. You’ll get a free coffee or baked goods every year on your birthday. You can earn points with every purchase that can be used for free coffees. Also, you can get free refills on regular coffees and teas. Starbucks’ famous Pumpkin Spice Latte will now be available as of Labor Day Weekend!
H&M is a fabulous store for finding stylish clothing and accessories at affordable prices. Now is a great time to fill out your fall wardrobe at discount prices. If you join H&M’s Loyalty Program, you can get 10 percent off your first purchase and start earning points for rewards.
A lot of spring and summer items are on sale this weekend. You can pick up a few things that are great for layering, even in the fall. Pair a summer dress with leggings or a camisole with a cardigan. The possibilities are endless! If you’re still in the market for a swimsuit, many options are marked super low.
14. West Elm
West Elm is a trendy furniture and home goods store that offers a wide variety of chic house furnishings. If you feel like now is the right time for a home makeover, take a trip to West Elm! There are plenty of fantastic deals happening for Labor Day Weekend.
Bigger purchases net you better savings. Spend $3500 or more for 30 percent off and $1000 or more for 25 percent off. If you buy online, you can find a coupon code for free shipping. Furniture, rugs, and bedding are all 30 percent off. You can completely transform a room or two in your home for a bargain at West Elm.
15. T.J. Maxx
T.J. Maxx offers stylish, designer clothing and accessories for bargain prices. Depending on when you shop there, you can find brands like Michael Kors, Levis, Puma, and Free People. They also carry great makeup, handbags, luggage, and home furnishings.
This store is preparing for a fall fashion event after Labor Day, so most of their stock will be on major sale this weekend. You’ll be able to find autumn decor starting at $9.99, glam dresses from $29.99 and chic booties from $39.99. If you prefer to shop online, you can get free shipping when you join T.J. Maxx’s email list.
For fancy kitchen decor, unique appliances, cookbooks, and other exciting gadgets shop at Williams Sonoma! Around the holidays, Williams-Sonoma is especially fun because their Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas wares are out of this world! Labor Day Weekend is a great time to start your holiday meal planning.
Vitamix blenders are pretty much the Ferrari of blending machines. You can find one at Williams-Sonoma this weekend for $150 off! Dining ware, cookware, and kitchen linens are 20 percent off. Grab a KitchenAid mixer and accessories for up to 30 percent off. Another great deal is outdoor essentials like tablecloths, dinner plates, platters, and glassware being 50 percent off.
If you’ve been paying attention to the news in the past few weeks, you know that Popeye’s is pretty busy right now. They just launched a chicken sandwich that has been selling out like crazy. This new sandwich is supposed to rival Chick-Fil-A’s famous chicken sandwiches.
Popeye’s serves chicken, seafood, and various side dishes like coleslaw, red beans, and rice. They frequently offer exclusive deals, and they have several offers active for Labor Day Weekend. You can get a free two-piece meal with a purchase of a three-piece chicken combo. If you purchase a family meal, you can get a free large side. Check out their website for more offers.
18. Trader Joe’s
Trader Joe’s is a popular grocery store chain that offers a wide variety of food and drink items. They have quite a few fan-favorite items including cookie butter, mandarin orange chicken, everything bagel seasoning, and cauliflower gnocchi. Luckily Trader Joe’s is open for Labor Day Weekend!
You can stop into Trader Joe’s to stock up for your Labor Day Weekend festivities. They have a great selection of premade items that will make entertaining easy. You’ll find plenty of drinks at Trader Joe’s including wine, sparkling mineral water, spiced cider, and ginger beer. TJ’s also stocks great beauty products like coconut body butter, rose water facial toner, and tea tree shampoo.
JCPenney is another retailer that is not only open Labor Day Weekend but is having a great sale! If you’re a JCPenney credit cardholder, you’ll receive even more awesome deals. On the JCPenney website, you can find coupons for an extra 15 percent, 20 percent and 25 percent off your purchase.
Now is the right time to add to your wardrobe with the JCPenney Levi’s jeans sale. Men and women can get 40 percent off this weekend. Furniture and mattresses are up to 60 percent off while bedding is nearly 50 percent off. Activewear, small electronics, and summer fashions are extremely marked down. You won’t want to miss this sale!
For a good old-fashioned burger and fries, McDonald’s has you covered. Their menu has expanded quite a bit lately to include healthier, less processed items. They also have a lot of special drinks like coffees, smoothies, and milkshakes.
McDonald’s has a dollar menu that makes it easy to have a filling meal for just a few bucks. If you download their mobile app, you can pay on the go and even get a few coupons. Some available deals this weekend include $4.99 for a 20 piece McNugget meal when you order via mobile app. They also routinely have $1 off deals available on the mobile app.
21. AMC Theatres
You may not have realized, but movie theaters are open during Labor Day Weekend. Get out of the heat and enjoy a show at an AMC Theatre near you! There are many great movies out right now that are ideal for the whole family.
Movies you can see this weekend include The Angry Birds Movie 2, Dora and the Lost City of Gold, Toy Story 4, and Spider-Man: Far from Home. AMC Theatres offer a wealth of premium features like IMAX, PRIME at AMC and reserved seating. Check out their website for additional offers. You can even pre-order tickets online.
22. Jamba Juice
A sweet refreshing treat on a hot summer day is a delicious smoothie from Jamba Juice! Jamba Juice offers a variety of blended drinks packed with healthy fruits and vegetables. You can even get a vitamin boost added in your smoothie free of charge.
Jamba Juice provides options for those on a plant-based diet with almond milk and coconut milk smoothies. They also have fresh-squeezed juices, smoothie bowls, and sandwiches. Jamba Juice even offers catering at specific locations. Download the Jamba Juice mobile app to order on the go and see any potential offers to use this Labor Day Weekend.
Another retailer known for selling trendy clothing for men, women, and children is Nordstrom. At Nordstrom and Nordstrom Rack stores, you can find cool clothes for your whole family. During Labor Day Weekend Nordstrom is having their annual summer sale.
You can save up to 40 percent on your purchases when you buy during the summer sale. Brands like Madewell, The North Face, ALLSAINTS, Tory Burch, and Free People are all marked down considerably. Look for kids items, beauty gifts, and home goods as well during Nordstrom’s summer sale. If you order online, you can get free shipping and free returns on all orders.
Wendy’s is another great burger joint that’s nice for grabbing lunch on the go. Their fresh, never-frozen burgers, fresh salads, and signature chili provide different choices than most fast-food restaurants. They also have the classic chocolate and vanilla Frosty for dessert.
One of Wendy’s most popular items is their spicy chicken nuggets that they recently put back on the menu. If you download Wendy’s mobile app and use it to make a mobile purchase, you can get a free six-piece of spicy nuggets. You can find other awesome offers on Wendy’s app.
25. National Parks
For a fun Labor Day outing that won’t break the bank, consider visiting one of America’s beautiful national parks. Depending on where you live, you may be able to find one within a few hours drive. It’s a great way to spend some time outside and enjoy the fresh air and nature.
Check online to see what times your nearest parks are open during Labor Day Weekend. Yellowstone National Park, Olympic National Park, and Yosemite National Park will most likely be extremely busy this weekend. Parks that get far less traffic during holidays include the Grand Canyon’s North Rim and the Great Smoky Mountains.
26. Burger King
Are you a vegan or vegetarian? Then you may want to stop at Burger King this weekend. They have an all-new Impossible Burger that’s 100 percent meat-free. It tastes just like a regular flame-grilled Whopper without any meat. They also offer a MorningStar Veggie burger for non-meat eaters.
Burger King also has chicken sandwiches, nuggets, fries, and salads. They even offer tacos and chicken fries! Download the Burger King app to order your food on the go and discover any special offers. You can also order Burger King though a food delivery service like Grubhub or UberEats.
For a nice place to take the family to dinner, try Applebee’s! Whether you want to dine in or order out, Applebee’s has tons of delicious entrees to choose from. At certain locations, you can get free delivery throughout Labor Day Weekend.
Right now Applebee’s is having a promotion on burgers. You can get one of three handcrafted burgers for just $7.99, and they come with bottomless French fries. If you sign up for their rewards program, you’ll receive a free appetizer. For those who drink alcohol, you can order a refreshing Mai Tai cocktail for just $1.
28. Carvel Ice Cream
Carvel is a great place to get a sweet treat! They’ve got ice cream, cakes, sundaes, milkshakes, and more. You can even get an ice cream cake custom-designed for your Labor Day celebration.
Whether you like your ice cream in a cone or cup, Carvel provides plenty of delicious options. There are ice creams, sorbets, ice cream sandwiches, and cones. There are even dairy-free and sugar-free choices for those who have allergies or are health-conscious. Check out the Carvel website for special offers and coupons. Find your nearest Carvel location to get some tasty, handcrafted treats this Labor Day Weekend.
The most popular fast-food chain in the United States right now is Chick-Fil-A. People line up daily to get their hands on a delicious chicken sandwich, waffle fries, and ice-cold lemonade. Their dipping sauces are especially noteworthy, with Chick-Fil-A sauce, Polynesian sauce, and Honey Mustard Sauce being their most chosen options.
Download the Chick-Fil-A mobile app to make ordering quick and easy. If you sign up for their Chick-Fil-A One program, you can earn points with every purchase to be used toward more food. Their app also frequently displays special offers and coupons. Use the Chick-Fil-A app to order their new Mac & Cheese!
7-Eleven is the home of the world-famous Slurpee! They also offer a wealth of snacks, drinks, and gift cards. You can get healthy food at 7-Eleven like salads, fruit cups, and hummus. They also have plenty of not so healthy food like pizza, ice cream, and candy.
7-Eleven is a great place to stop on your way to your Labor Day celebration for food and drinks. If you sign up for their rewards program, you can get coupons sent straight to your email. They also have an app where you can earn rewards with every purchase. Every time you make a purchase, scan your phone to collect 7Rewards. 7-Eleven frequently has bonus periods where you can earn double or triple points.
Get a late start on back to school shopping with the fabulous sales at Macy’s. This Labor Day Weekend, they’re having 20 to 50 percent off purchases with even more discounts if you use special codes. This is a great opportunity to pump up the wardrobes of you and your whole family.
Women’s fashion, men’s fashion, handbags, shoes, jewelry, and even makeup are all on sale. There are several limited-time specials through September 2nd in addition to 20 percent off in select departments. For Macy’s credit card holders, you can get an extra 10 percent off when you join the Macy’s Star Rewards program. If you love a bargain, be sure to visit Macy’s this weekend!
Who doesn’t love donuts? One of the top donut shops in the country is Dunkin’. They are famous for their delicious donuts, breakfast sandwiches, and handcrafted coffee drinks. For those with a Dunkin’ near them, it’s a great place to stop for breakfast this Labor Day Weekend.
Get a lot of great rewards by downloading the DD Perks mobile app. It makes ordering on the go super easy and gives you access to special members-only deals. You can even earn unlimited free beverages for the whole year as well as points with every purchase. With the DD Perks app, you won’t have to wait in the store to get your order.
Gap is a great store to get basics like jeans and T-shirts. They offer excellent denim selections for both men and women. At Gap, you can get awesome fall fashions for you and your children for affordable prices.
This Labor Day Weekend, enjoy plenty of deals at Gap. For online shoppers, you can find thousands of styles that are up to 50 percent off. On their website, you can also get a coupon code for an additional 25 percent off. In stores, you’ll find many sale items that are marked down an extra 40 percent. Gap card members will receive an additional 20 percent of the entire store, with no merchandise exclusions.
Another tore known for being fashion-forward and ahead of trends is J.Crew. A favorite of many celebrities, including Michelle Obama, this store carries stylish sweaters, slacks, dresses, and more that are chic and modern. At J.Crew, you can find clothing and accessories for men, women, and children.
J.Crew is closing out summer with an excellent sale. By using code SUNSET, you can get up to 40 percent of your purchase online and in stores. You can get an extra 15 percent off your purchase by signing up for J.Crew’s email list. By signing up for the J.Crew Rewards program, you’ll receive free shipping, one point for every dollar you spend and exclusive access to sales and special offers.
Known as America’s Drive-In, Sonic is a fast-food restaurant that puts a spin on the classic drive-in spot. They’ve got delicious burgers, hot dogs, tater tots and even Philly cheesesteak sandwiches. Sonic offers even more diner food like onion rings, mozzarella sticks, chili cheese fries, and corn dogs. For dessert, you can get shakes, Sonic Blasts, and ice cream cones.
Through Labor Day Weekend, Sonic is offering ½ price milkshakes after 8 PM. They also have tasty ice cream cookie sandwiches for just $1.49. Download the Sonic mobile app for easy ordering. If you order through the app, you can earn rewards and gain access to numerous coupons and offers.
36. Liquor Stores
If you need to stock up on drinks for your Labor Day party, you may want to visit a liquor store. There you can get beer, wine, liquor, and other items needed to keep the drinks flowing. Depending on what state you live in, you may be able to stop by a liquor store with no problems on Labor Day.
In some states, liquor stores are closed for the Labor Day holiday. This is because alcohol laws differ from state to state. Additionally, liquor stores are privately-owned, so it’s up to the owners to decide whether or not they want to remain open during Labor Day Weekend. If you plan to go to your local liquor store this weekend, call ahead to make sure they’re open.
One of the top beauty stores in the world is Sephora. This store is a go-to place for many to get their favorite makeup, fragrances, and skincare products. If you’re low on your makeup essentials, Labor Day is the perfect time to stock up!
Many brands have products that are up to 50 percent off, including Urban Decay, Tarte, Bumble and Bumble, and Too Faced. If you sign up for the Sephora Beauty Insider Rewards program, you’ll earn points with every purchase. Also, you’ll get a free gift on your birthday as well as seasonal savings. Beauty Insiders get early access to impressive sales too!
For a quick sandwich meal, Subway is the place to go. They’ve got great choices in sandwiches, wraps, salads, and more. They recently released now ciabatta sandwiches that look delicious!
Subway is another restaurant that has a rewards program that you can join. The MyWay Rewards card or mobile app can earn you four tokens per dollar you spend. Once you get op to 200 tokens, you’ll receive a $2 reward. MyWay Rewards members also receive special deals, and occasional free thank you gifts. The mobile app makes ordering simple and fast. You even have the option of loading your payment information into the app so you can pay with your phone.
39. Buffalo Wild Wings
Buffalo Wild Wings is a great place to gather with friends and enjoy some brews and wings. It’s a must-stop place for football fans to catch their team’s games. If you’re looking for a place to hang out this Labor Day, consider going to Buffalo Wild Wings.
This Labor Day, there will be many baseball games to watch, and you can catch them at Buffalo Wild Wings. They also have $2 to $5 Happy Hour deals every day. On football game days, you can enjoy $5 Game Day specials. Buffalo Wild Wings has a delicious menu of bar food and more. You can get burgers, wraps, salads, kid’s meals, and even desserts. If you’d like to take your wings to go, Buffalo Wild Wings has excellent to-go options.
40. California Pizza Kitchen
For an easy, delicious meal that’s also pretty healthy, head to California Pizza Kitchen this weekend. You can get fresh appetizers, gourmet soups, protein-packed rice bowls, and of course their signature pizzas. California Pizza Kitchen also offers lunch duos from 11 AM to 4 PM Monday through Friday. For those who are vegetarian or gluten-free, CPK is a great spot to find a suitable and tasty meal.
California Pizza Kitchen has an excellent rewards program. There are four benefit levels: Palm, VIP, Diamond, and Elite. Each level earns you great rewards through their mobile app. You can even order and pay right through your phone.