14 best Columbus Day sales for 2017

An often-overlooked holiday, Columbus Day may not be celebrated by dressing up in Christopher Columbus costumes or smashing Santa Maria-shaped piñatas. The holiday is observed, however, with many one-of-a-kind Columbus Day sales, with discounts on everything from microwaves to mattresses to miniskirts.

To help you navigate the deep blue sea of deals, here is a complete guide to the 14 best Columbus Day sales of 2017.

[See: 12 Shopping Tricks to Keep You Under Budget.]

Banana Republic
Ends Oct. 9

In honor of the new season, Banana Republic is throwing a “Hello Fall Sale” through Columbus Day. The sale will include the following offers:

— 40 percent off your order.

— An extra 10 percent off sale items.

— Free two- to three-day shipping on orders of $75 or more.

Best Buy
Ends Oct. 21

This year, Best Buy is treating shoppers to a sale on clearance items. Highlights from the sale include:

— Up to 40 percent off clearance and open-box items.

— An extra 20 percent off open-box refrigerator and built-in appliances with coupon in store.

[See: 10 Money-Saving Websites to Check Before Shopping.]

Sept. 29 to Oct. 9 online; Oct. 2 to Oct. 9 in store

Bloomingdale’s is running its “Friends & Family” sale with deep discounts across all categories. Details of the event include:

— 25 percent of select items with promo code FRIENDS.

— 20 percent off almost all designer fine jewelry, cookware, gadgets and electronics with promo code FRIENDS.

— Free standard shipping on orders of $200 or more.

Calvin Klein
Ends Oct. 10

From now until the day after Columbus Day, Calvin Klein is taking off 40 percent site-wide.

Crate & Barrel
Ends Oct. 9

This season, Crate & Barrel is rewarding shoppers with deals across a variety of categories. Details of the sale include:

— Up to 30 percent off rugs, curtains and lighting.

— Up to 65 percent off Wusthof Gourmet Cutlery.

— 20 percent back in Rewards dollars with a Crate & Barrel credit card.

Oct. 2 to Oct. 9

DSW is hosting a sale in stores and on DSW.com. During the sale, the shoe store will feature these offers:

— An extra 20 percent off clearance.

— $10 off with promo code OCTOBER2017.

Free shipping and returns on orders over $35.

[Read: Freebies You Can Get in October 2017.]

Home Depot
Ends Oct. 18

At Home Depot, shoppers can save up to 30 percent on select appliances. Most appliance purchases include free delivery.

Lord & Taylor
Ends Oct. 9

Lord & Taylor is celebrating the holiday with a Columbus Day savings event. During the sale, the store will offer these deals:

— 20 percent off regular and sale items with promo code COLUMBUS.

— 25 percent off regular and sale shoes and boots with promo code COLUMBUS.

— 15 percent off cookware, tabletop and bed and bath with promo code COLUMBUS.

Ends Oct. 9

With Columbus Day on the horizon, Macy’s has kicked off a special savings event. Highlights from the sale include:

— An extra 25 percent off fine and fashion jewelry with promo code STYLE.

— An extra 20 percent off select clothing, accessories and home goods with promo code STYLE.

— An extra 15 percent off select men’s shoes, coats, suits, dresses and more with promo code STYLE.

Neiman Marcus
Ends online Oct. 9; ends in store Oct. 8

Leading up to Columbus Day, Neiman Marcus is holding a “Chic Week Sale.” During the sale, the retailer will discount regular-priced fall items by 25 percent with promo code CHICWEEK.

Pacific Sunwear
Oct. 5 to Oct. 11

For a limited time, Pacific Sunwear is offering site-wide discounts. The clothing store will offer these deals:

— 30 percent off orders of more than $100.

— 25 percent off orders of more than $75.

— 20 percent off orders of more than $50.

Pier 1 Imports
Ends Oct. 9

In honor of the holiday, Pier 1 Imports is hosting a Columbus Day sale. During the savings event, customers can take 25 percent off a regular-priced purchase with promo code BIG25.

Pottery Barn
Oct. 4 to Oct. 9

On the websites of Pottery Barn and Pottery Barn Kids, shoppers can get 20 percent off their orders with promo code FRIENDS.

Urban Outfitters
Ends Oct. 9

To clear out stores for the new season, Urban Outfitters is slashing prices on clearance items. During the sale, the apparel retailer will offer these deals:

— 40 percent off all sale items from UO Rewards Members.

— 30 percent off all sale items for everyone else. Non-members may also join UO Rewards for free.

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