Black Friday Garmin deals 2023: The best of the sales live now

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Welcome to the sales event of the year, stacked with incredible Black Friday Garmin deals. Whether you're preparing for a sporting event, getting ahead on your New Year's resolution or picking up a new hobby, there's a huge range of sports watches on offer in this year's Black Friday deals

We're seeing some excellent deals on some of the best Garmin watches, from top-of-the-range models like a Forerunner or Fenix to entry-level devices like the Venu and Vivoactve and even golf watches and cycling computers.

Running watches and the best smartwatches are always popular buys: a recent holiday shopping report from Adobe identified smartwatches as one of the most popular buys on Cyber Monday (the Monday immediately following Black Friday) last year. We're expecting this year to be no exception, with loads of great discounts on watches both old and new. 

Below, you can find all the information you'll need to start planning your purchase, from dates and times to the best outlets to check, all the way to the best deals on right now. Keep checking this page, as we'll be updating it with new information and live deals as Black Friday draws closer. And, of course, don't forget to check out our best Garmin watches guide to find the right watch for you. 

Black Friday Garmin deals in the US: Quick links

Black Friday US Garmin deals

Garmin Vivoactive 4S:  $329.99now $179.99 at Amazon

Garmin Vivoactive 4S: was $329.99 now $179.99 at Amazon
Garmin's dainty AMOLED Apple Watch rival gets a hefty 45% discount here, an outstanding deal. Keep track of heart rate, energy levels, pulse ox and loads more, with 20 different workout profiles, Spotify, Deezer and other music integrations, and up to 7 days of battery.

Garmin Forerunner 245 Music: $349.99now $199.99 at Amazon

Garmin Forerunner 245 Music: was $349.99 now $199.99 at Amazon
Garmin's Forerunner line comprises some of the best running watches you can buy, and this deal is a doozy: grab a great GPS watch with outstanding running metrics and music capabilities for just under $200. 

Garmin Venu 3: $449 $399 at Amazon

Garmin Venu 3: was $449 now $399 at Amazon
While a $50 discount doesn't seem like much, the Venu 3 is one of Garmin's newest watches, so a discount this early into its lifespan is pretty neat. It packs some great features like animated on-screen workouts and up to two weeks of battery life. 

Garmin Instinct Solar: $349.99now $189.99 at Amazon

Garmin Instinct Solar: was $349.99 now $189.99 at Amazon
Garmin's original Instinct outdoor watch is still a spectacular tool, and a steal at this price (46% off!) with solar battery-extending Power Glass technology. With tons of GPS and health monitoring credentials, it's a great gift for beginner, and intermediate hikers (and trail runners) who don't yet have a smartwatch. The non-solar, model is also on sale at a 33% discount at Amazon.

Garmin Forerunner 255:$349.99now $249.99 at Best Buy

Garmin Forerunner 255: was $349.99 now $249.99 at Best Buy
Garmin's fantastic Forerunner 255, an updated version of the 245 with up to 14 days of battery life and the useful Morning Report function. It's got over $100 off right now. It's missing the AMOLED screen and Training Readiness score of this year's 265, but it's a great watch at this price.

Garmin Approach S60 GPS watch:$399.99now $299.99 at Dick's Sporting Goods

Garmin Approach S60 GPS watch: was $399.99 now $299.99 at Dick's Sporting Goods
As well as running and cycling tools, Garmin also does a nice line of golf watches. The S60 comes loaded with 40,000 course maps and uses precise yardage measurements and a virtual caddy feature. A great way to up your game. 

Garmin Forerunner 55: $199.99now $169.99 at Kohl's

Garmin Forerunner 55: was $199.99 now $169.99 at Kohl's
A great entry-level smartwatch for under $200, the 55 doesn't contain some of the more advanced running features of the Garmin Forerunner 255, 955, 265 and 965 models, but it's got more than enough information about your run to see you through to your first half-marathon and beyond. Two weeks of battery too!

Garmin Instinct 2 lime green: $349.99 now $199.99 at Amazon

Garmin Instinct 2 lime green: was $349.99 now $199.99 at Amazon
Garmin's Instinct 2 outdoor watch gets a snazzy colorway and a $100 discount here, a phenomenal deal for runners, hikers, and anyone who wants an all-purpose outdoor watch at a very good price. A spectacular outdoor tool. 

Garmin Venu SQ with GPS: was $199.99 now £119.99 at Amazon

Garmin Venu SQ with GPS: was $199.99 now £119.99 at Amazon
This cheap Apple Watch alternative looks the part, is system-agnostic, and is packed full of features and on offer for a 40% discount this Black Friday. It's light and comfortable to wear, allowing you to tap it on the go for contactless payments, and download apps and watch faces to customize it to suit your style.  The AMOLED display is crisp and clear, showing off excellent colors. 

Garmin Epix (Gen 2): $899.99 $449 at Amazon

Garmin Epix (Gen 2): was $899.99 now $449 at Amazon
Garmin Epix watches are the same as a Garmin Fenix watch, with AMOLED screens instead of memory-in-pixel. The same outrageously good GPS tracking, battery life and wilderness stuff, now with AMOLED topographical maps and notifications. Other colorways are slightly more expensive, but heavily discounted to $599 nonetheless.

Garmin Epix Pro Gen 2$899.99$699.99 at Amazon

Garmin Epix Pro Gen 2: was $899.99 now $699.99 at Amazon 
Save $200 on this year's Garmin Epix Pro, a fantastic watch by any metric, now with a LED light for attracting attention, visibility, or warning traffic you're out on a run at night. It's one of the best Garmin watches we've ever seen, now cheaper than ever. 

Black Friday Garmin deals in the UK: Quick links

Black Friday UK Garmin deals

Garmin Epix Pro (Gen 2) 42mm: £829.99 £719.99 at Amazon

Garmin Epix Pro (Gen 2) 42mm: was £829.99 now £719.99 at Amazon
Save £100 on this year's Garmin Epix Pro, a fantastic watch by any metric, now with a LED light for attracting attention, visibility, or warning traffic you're out on a run at night. It's one of the best Garmin watches we've ever seen, now cheaper than ever. 

Garmin Venu SQ with GPS: was £179.99

Garmin Venu SQ with GPS: was £179.99 now £122.78 at Amazon
This cheap Apple Watch alternative looks the part, is system-agnostic, and is packed full of features and on offer for an incredibly competitive price this Black Friday. It's light and comfortable to wear, allowing you to tap it on the go for contactless payments, and download apps and watch faces to customize it to suit your style.  The AMOLED display is crisp and clear, showing off excellent colours. 

Garmin Instinct 2 - Solar Surf Edition: was £349.99 now £272.99 at Amazon

Garmin Instinct 2 - Solar Surf Edition: was £349.99 now £272.99 at Amazon
Surfers, there's no time like the present to snag this super-tough sports watch. With £78 off, the Garmin Instinct 2 standard edition earned an impressive five stars in our review and offers a high-contrast dual-screen display, jazzy new colours and custom workout suggestions.  If you're looking for a practical but fun watch to hit the waves with, this is the deal for you. 

Garmin Approach S12 : was £150.52 now £123.07 at Amazon

Garmin Approach S12 : was £150.52 now £123.07 at Amazon
A simple but effective golf watch for just a smidge over £120? Bargain. Save 18% here, with more than 42,000 golf courses worldwide preloaded onto the Garmin, and automatically keep track of your score and how far you hit with each club. 

Garmin Forerunner 245: £249.99 now £172 at Amazon

Garmin Forerunner 245: was £249.99 now £172 at Amazon
A slightly older model in the Garmin family, but still a strong option in the smartwatch space, the Forerunner 245 squeezes a lot into a compact and lightweight device. While it's not quite the lowest the watch has ever been, it's still a great buy at well under £200.

Garmin Fenix 7X Solar: £779.99 now £499.99 at Amazon

Garmin Fenix 7X Solar: was £779.99 now £499.99 at Amazon
The largest Fenix 7 is one of Garmin's most trusted smartwatches. In our 4.5 star review, we praised its fitness tracking, incredible navigation abilities and massive battery life. For one of the most expensive Garmin watches around, you can't go wrong with a £280 Black Friday price cut. 

Garmin Forerunner 55: £179.99now £121.91 at Amazon

Garmin Forerunner 55: was £179.99 now £121.91 at Amazon
Save over £50 on this Forerunner 55, the ideal entry-level smartwatch for beginner and intermediate runners. it's got everything you need to get started, with simple metrics such as speed, time, heart rate, calories burned, and more advanced GPS tools. 

Garmin Instinct Solar: £319.99now £179.99 at Amazon

Garmin Instinct Solar: was £319.99 now £179.99 at Amazon
44% off this fab outdoor watch. It might be showing its age a little in comparison with newer watches, but it'll last weeks in the wilderness is packed with tools to help adventurers, like a compass, altimeter, multiple GPS networks and Pulse Ox. 

Garmin HRM Pro Plus heart rate monitor:£119.99now £97.99 at Amazon

Garmin HRM Pro Plus heart rate monitor: was £119.99 now £97.99 at Amazon
Garmin's fitness offerings aren't restricted to watches: this heart rate monitor allows you to collect metrics during runs, rides and swims with increased accuracy. Running Pace and Distance modes have been improved for indoor running and treadmill workouts.

Garmin Fenix 7 47mm:£559.00now £449.00 at Currys

Garmin Fenix 7 47mm: was £559.00 now £449.00 at Currys
Save £110 on one of Garmin's finest outdoor watches. A battery that can last 18 days, with VO2 max monitoring, TopoActive Maps for detailed terrain mapping, Training Readiness scores, and plenty more. 

Black Friday Garmin deals in Australia: Quick links

Black Friday Australian Garmin deals

Garmin Instinct Solar |AU$799AU$449 at Amazon

Garmin Instinct Solar | AU$799 AU$449 at Amazon (save AU$350)

This high-performing multi-sports watch keeps itself topped up using sunlight, so its battery goes the distance with you. There's also customisable power modes here for more optimisation, and it's packed full of all the great health and fitness features Garmin is known for. Now just AU$449 on Amazon for the Surf and Camo colourways of the Instinct Solar line.

Don't want the solar-powered battery? The standard Garmin Instinct is down to just AU$290 from AU$499 in Graphite.

Garmin VivoFit Jr 3: AU$149now AU$97 at Amazon

Garmin VivoFit Jr 3: was AU$149 now AU$97 at Amazon (save AU$52)

Want your kids getting active? This wearable tech will gamify some activities to make it fun, tracking steps even while playing or participating in sports. There's also an emergency widget that you can access via the app. Now 35% off on Amazon in Cosmic Black.

Garmin Forerunner 55: AU$349now AU$247 at Amazon
The Forerunner 55 is a great entry-level watch that offers everything you need to get started on your fitness regime, whether that's indoors or out. Advanced GPS tools means you'll be able to track your runs and hikes accurately, plus keep tabs on your speed, heart rate, calories and more. Available in BlackWhitestone

Garmin Forerunner 55: was AU$349 now AU$247 at Amazon
The Forerunner 55 is a great entry-level watch that offers everything you need to get started on your fitness regime, whether that's indoors or out. Advanced GPS tools means you'll be able to track your runs and hikes accurately, plus keep tabs on your speed, heart rate, calories and more. Available in Black and Whitestone.

Garmin Venu 2: AU$679now AU$449 at Amazon

Garmin Venu 2: was AU$679 now AU$449 at Amazon

We said the Garmin Venu 2 was "one of the best sports watches around," when we reviewed it, going on to give it the full five stars. How come? It offers the perfect combination of fitness and smartwatch features in an attractive, functional package. 

If the 44mm size is too big for you, then you can also find slightly smaller, 40mm Garmin Venu 2S is also discounted to AU$449 on Amazon. Multiple colours of the Venu 2S have been discounted, and you can find it for a similar price at JB Hi-Fi and Myer.

Garmin Lily: AU$349now AU$247 on Amazon
Designed for the petite, stylish wrist, the Garmin Lily looks very different from other watches the brand makes. But you still get plenty of metrics to track your fitness and health, including energy levels and women's health data. A five-day battery life is good too. Currently only available at this price in the Dark Purple

Garmin Lily: was AU$349 now AU$247 on Amazon
Designed for the petite, stylish wrist, the Garmin Lily looks very different from other watches the brand makes. But you still get plenty of metrics to track your fitness and health, including energy levels and women's health data. A five-day battery life is good too. Currently only available at this price in the Dark Purple colourway. 

The Cream Gold/White option is available at Myer for AU$249.