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Presidents' Day sales 2023: when is it and deals we can expect

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While Presidents' Day sales are over, there's no better time than the present to start preparing for next year's deals event. While it might seem like eons away, the summer sale will be here before you know it, so we've created this guide with everything you need to know about the 2023 President's Day sales event, plus all the deals you can expect.

Presidents' Day 2023 falls on Monday, February 20, with the long holiday kicking off on Friday, the 17. Presidents' Day sales typically mean huge discounts on home items like appliances, mattresses, and furniture from retailers like Best Buy, Home Depot, and Lowe's. You can also find tech deals on TVs, laptops, headphones from Samsung, Apple, and Dell.

To give you a better idea of what's on sale at next year's event, we've included the top deals from this year's sale, including major appliances, TVs, furniture, laptops, and more. We've also included when offers start and what deals you can expect at the 2023 Presidents' Day sales event.

When is Presidents' Day 2023

Presidents' Day always falls on the third Monday in February. The holiday was initially held on George Washington's birthday (February 22) but was moved in 1971 to accommodate the long holiday weekend. Next year, Presidents' Day is on Monday, February 20, 2023.

When do Presidents' Day sales start?

We usually see sales start to pop up after Valentine's Day from retailers like Best Buy, Home Depot, and Dell. Other retailers wait till the holiday weekend to kick off official offers, which lands on Friday, February 17.

Presidents' Day sales: deals to expect

The biggest discounted categories during Presidents' Day weekend are home items, including major appliances from retailers like Best Buy, Lowe's, and Home Depot. You can also find sitewide sales from mattress brands with best-ever offers from Purple, DreamCloud, and Nectar.

If you're after tech deals, Dell's Presidents' Day sale includes record-low prices on its best-selling laptops, and Best Buy and Walmart offer significant discounts on TVs, headphones, and tablets. You'll also find deals at Amazon on its own devices, including Fire tablets, the Kindle Paperwhite, Ring Doorbell, and Echo smart speakers.

Presidents' Day sales: this year's top deals

Looking back at this year's Presidents' Day deals can give us a good idea of what to look forward to at the 2023 sales event. We saw massive discounts on major appliances from Best Buy, Home Depot, and Lowe's, as well as best-ever mattress offers from popular online brands like Purple, DreamCloud, and Saatva. If you were after tech deals, retailers including Best Buy, Walmart, and Dell offered record-low prices on TVs, laptops, headphones, and more.

Best Buy Presidents' Day Sale: save up to $740 on major appliances (opens in new tab)
Save up to $740
- The Best Buy Presidents' Day appliance sale is always a popular event thanks to massive savings on major appliances and its complimentary home consulting service. You can save up to $740 on major appliances, including washers and dryers, dishwashers, refrigerators, and microwaves from all the top brands like LG, Samsung, Whirlpool, GE, and more.

Amazon: smart TV deals starting at $99.99 (opens in new tab)
Save up to $600 -
While Amazon hasn't launched an official Presidents' Day sale, the retailer is offering smart TVs starting at just $99.99. You can score record-low prices on a range of 4K, QLED, and OLED TVs from brands like Sony, Samsung, and LG.

Dell's Presidents' Day sale: laptop deals starting at $229.99 (opens in new tab)
Save $264
– Dell's Presidents' Day sale includes best-ever offers on its best-selling laptops like the XPS 13, Inspiron, and Alienware as well as desktops, and monitors with deals starting at just $229.99. Our favorite deal from today's sale is Dell's powerful XPS 13 laptop on sale for $685.99 (opens in new tab).

Samsung Presidents' Day sale: save up to $500 on Samsung appliances (opens in new tab)
Save up to $500
- Samsung's President's Day sale is offering up to $500 on its best-selling major appliances like ranges, refrigerators, dishwashers, and washers and dryers. If you're looking for deals on small appliances, you can also save big on vacuums and microwaves.

Home Depot Presidents' Day sale: up to 30% off top-brand appliances (opens in new tab)
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Home Depot's official Presidents' Day sale is offering up to $900 on major appliances like refrigerators, dishwashers, washers, and dryers, and ranges from brands like LG, Samsung, Whirpool, GE, and more. You can also save up to 30% on stainless steel kitchen packages from Samsung and LG.

AirPods with wired charging case: $159 $118.98 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $39 -
The cheapest AirPods deals in today's Presidents' Day sales is the AirPods with wired charging case on sale for just $118 at Amazon - $29 more than the record-low price. Apple's 2nd generation AirPods come with a wired charging case that provides a further 20 hours of battery life.

Instant Pot Duo Crisp and Air Fryer: $199.99 $149.99 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $50
- Amazon's Presidents' Day sale has a $50 discount on the best-selling Instant Pot Duo Crisp, which comes complete with an air fryer and 11 smart programs allowing you to whip up ribs, soups, beans, rice, poultry, yogurt, desserts, and more with a press of a button. Today's offer is the best deal you can find right now and $40 more than the record-low price.

Samsung 55-inch 4K Smart TV: $499 $409.99 at Samsung (opens in new tab)
Save $90 –
One of our favorite Presidents' Day TV deals is this Samsung 55-inch 4K smart TV that's on sale for just $409.99 - $20 less than last week's price. You're getting a stunning 4K Crystal display and smart capabilities, so you can easily stream all your favorite movies and TV shows from apps like Netflix, Hulu, Disney+, and more.

Nectar Memory Foam mattress: from $798 $499 + $399 free gifts at Nectar Sleep (opens in new tab)
Save up to $499
- Nectar's Presidents' Day sale includes up to $100 off its popular memory foam mattress, plus $399 of free gifts added to your order (you'll get sheets, pillows, and a mattress protector). Ranked second in our best mattress (opens in new tab) guide, Nectar's medium-firm memory foam mattress is comfortable, supportive, and fantastic value for money with today's offer.

Apple Watch 7 (41mm, GPS): $399.99 $349 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $50 -
 If you're looking for an Apple Watch deal in today's Presidents' Day sales, Amazon has the best-selling Apple Watch 7 on sale for a record-low price of $349. The smartwatch has a 20% larger screen than the Apple Watch 6, plus more tracking and color options and faster charging. Today's deal is for the Midnight Black and Starlight sports band, and both smartwatches are in stock and ready to ship.

YnM Weighted Blanket: $49.80 $39.80 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
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Amazon has the top-rated YnM blanket on sale for $39.80 when you apply the additional $10 coupon at checkout. With over 44,000 positive user reviews on Amazon - it averages 4.6 out of 5 stars - it's incredibly popular. It's made from seven different layers, which contour to the shape of your body for a peaceful night's rest. 

Bella Pro Series Analog Air Fryer: $59.99 $34.99 at Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Save $30 -
If you're looking for an air fryer in today's Presidents' Day sales, Best Buy has this budget option from Bella Pro on sale for just $34.99. The 4.2-quart air fryer allows you to whip up your favorite fried foods with little to no oil for healthier meals and features a temperature range from 175°F to 400°F.

Beckham Hotel Collection Bed Pillows for Sleeping: $49.99 $31.99 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $18 -  
You can snag these top-rated pillows from Amazon for just $31.99 when you apply the additional 20% discount at checkout. The queen-size pillow set has over 149,000 positive reviews, thanks to the 250-thread count cover, cooling technology, and now an ultra-affordable price.

Dell XPS 13 Touch laptop: $1,049.99 $776.15 at Dell (opens in new tab)
Save $150
– Dell's Presidents' Day sale has the powerful XPS 13 laptop on sale for $776.15 when you apply promo code SAVE 12 at checkout. It's a versatile machine with a 13.3-inch Full HD InfinityEdge Touch display, Intel i5 processor, 8GB RAM, and a 256 SSD. Basically, it's everything you could want from a high-performance laptop for work, school, or just general use.

The DreamCloud mattress: from $1,198 $699 + $299 free gifts at DreamCloud (opens in new tab)
Save up to $499
- DreamCloud's President's Day sale allows you to save $200 on the luxury hybrid DreamCloud (it's medium-firm), and you'll get a free mattress protector (worth $99), a sheet set (worth $125), and two premium cooling pillows (worth $75) added to your order for free. The DreamCloud suits back and stomach sleepers, and comes with a year-long risk-free trial, plus a Forever Warranty. 

DEWALT 20V Max Cordless Drill Combo Kit: $999 $689 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $310 -
Tools are another popular Presidents' Day sales category and Amazon is offering a massive $310 discount on this Dewalt Max cordless drill combo kit bringing the price down to $689. You're getting over ten tools, including; drill/driver, impact driver, blower, light, Bluetooth speaker, oscillating tool, grinder, circ saw, recipe saw, and a charger.

Saatva Modern Foam mattress: from $1,095 at Saatva (opens in new tab)
Save $200 - The twin size is excluded from this Saatva Presidents’ Day sale, but you can get $200 off every other size Modern Foam. This is Saatva’s cheapest mattress and a plush take on memory foam infused with dual-phase cooling tech to disperse excess heat. There’s also dedicated lumbar support to keep your spine aligned. A queen size is $1,295 and you’ll have 180 nights to trial it.

You can also look forward to the upcoming Amazon Prime Day sale and the 2022 Black Friday deals event.

Mackenzie Frazier is the deals editor in the US for TechRadar at Future plc. She's been sharing deal advice for Future for the past three years and loves to find products that the consumer wants at the best possible price. She's had eight years of experience working in the e-commerce space and loves being a mom to her baby boy.