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A three-day weekend might be its best selling point, but Presidents’ Day has more going for it than that – like a slew of online sales, for instance.
This year, Presidents’ Day lands on February 15, a day after Valentine’s Day. While we’re still a few weeks away from the holiday, several retailers have already announced their sales, including Leesa and Purple.
Historically, Presidents’ Day is one of the best times of year to buy a mattress, but shoppers can also expect big discounts on home goods, kitchen gear, and more. Not all of the deals are worth the hype, but worry not: We’ve highlighted the best sales going on right now, plus we’ve also answered frequently asked questions regarding the holiday.
Ahead of the holiday, check out our round-up of the best Presidents’ Day coupons for more ways to save.
Current sales you can shop in the lead-up to Presidents’ Day
It’s very likely that Presidents’ Day sales will trump the ones we’re seeing now for mattresses and big home purchases (like appliances.) If it’s not urgent, we recommend holding out until the big day – but if time is of the essence, here are some of the best sales you can shop right now. We’ll update this list as more surface.
- Bear: Get up to 20% off plus 2 free Cloud Pillows.
- Birch: Get $200 off your mattress purchase with 2 free Eco-Rest Pillows.
- Casper: Get up to $865 off mattresses and up to 60% off bedding and more.
- Haven: Get 30% off sitewide during the Haven New Year Sale.
- Helix: Get $200 off and 2 free Dream Pillows.
- Leesa: Get up $375 off mattresses and up to $877 off bundles during the Annual Winter Sale through March 6.
- Purple: Get free sheets and a pillow with select mattress purchases.
- Saatva: Get $200 off any purchase of $1,000.
- Sleep Number: Save on mattresses with new deals added regularly.
- Tempur-Pedic: Get $300 in free accessories with the purchase of a mattress and foundation when you use promo code 300FREE.
What is Presidents’ Day?
Presidents’ Day is a US holiday commemorating presidents of past and present. It takes place in February to lump together two major presidential birthdays: George Washington’s, on February 22, and Abraham Lincoln’s, on February 12.
When is Presidents’ Day 2021?
Presidents Day this year takes place on Monday, February 15, the day after Valentine’s Day.
What sales can I expect during Presidents’ Day?
Though you can probably expect to see sales from a handful of home goods, style, and beauty online retailers, mattresses are the hottest deal you can expect. Presidents’ Day is usually among the best times to buy bedding and mattresses from both large retailers, like Sleep Number, Tempur-Pedic, and Amerisleep, and startups, like Casper, Leesa, and Tuft & Needle.
What should I buy on Presidents’ Day?
Mattresses will be at some of their best prices of the year, making Presidents’ Day a good time to buy. Popular startups like Casper and Leesa often see huge discounts during the holiday, with up to 30% off foam, spring, and hybrid mattresses. Kitchen appliances also tend to see some decent drops to commemorate the day.
If you’re looking to make a big furniture or appliance purchase for your home, waiting until February 15 may save you some money.
When do the Presidents’ Day sales end?
More often than not, Presidents’ Day sales last at least the full 3-day weekend. In some cases, the sales will last from the day of through the end of the following week, but it varies by retailer.
How does Presidents’ Day stack up against other major deal holidays?
In terms of mattresses and bedding, Presidents’ Day is as good as, if not better than, shopping during the holiday season. However, when it comes to other categories like home goods, kitchen, and style, Prime Day, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday will likely have better discounts – but those are months away from now.