The BEST April Sales & What We’re Buying This Month (We Even Made a Calendar!)

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April sales are here, and we’ve rounded up what to buy in April!

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There’s a shower of deals in April! 🌷🤩

We’re sharing the latest April sales! Download our convenient and FREE calendar printable to know what to buy in April before the best sales end!

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Here is a list of notable April sales and what you may want to shop in April:

turf builder sales sign outside at the home depot

The Home Depot will be having its second wave of Spring sales.

This year, The Home Depot had a pre-sale for their Spring Savings Event and we’re anticipating a second wave of even hotter deals to kick off the first week of April. That means if you missed the first sale or still need to stock up on outdoor and garden essentials, there will never be a better time! Plus, these big discounts are available both in-store and online! Expect to see deals on mulch, flowers, pavers, grass seed, wheelbarrows, charcoal, ladders, and more!

Shop The Home Depot Spring Savings Event deals now!

lowe's springfest sign hanging from store ceiling

Lowe’s is having their annual SpringFEST and it actually starts on March 30th.

Lowe’s SpringFEST is returning an entire week early this year and it’s worth getting excited about! There are sure to be tons of sales and promotions that will help you save BIG on all the supplies you need for spring and summer. Last year, we saw deep discounts on mulch, hanging flower baskets, outdoor tools, and so much more! It’s certainly a competitive sale that gives The Home Depot a run for its money.

Lowe's storefront

Lowe’s SpringFEST Egg-Venture is a fun and FREE event packed with freebies and you’ll get a coupon just for registering.

Lowe’s will also be hosting their annual SpringFEST Egg-Venture event which is perfect for parents and dog parents looking for something to do on a weekend and it’s FREE! Plus, Lowe’s will email you a coupon for $10 OFF your next $75 purchase which can even be used on the SpringFEST deals we shared above! 🤩

This fun-filled Easter-themed event is scheduled at Lowe’s stores across the country on April 8th from 10AM – 1PM.

Every store promises tasty treats, a photo opportunity, and fun activities. By registering, you’re guaranteeing your little one a spot to fill their basket with candy and eggs! Lowe’s will also have a limited number of baskets and dog bandanas for the first 75 customers who come to the event and have pre-registered. 🙌🏼

Car Seat, Stroller and shopping cart at Target

Target’s Car Seat Trade-In Event is a great time to stack deals and get a 20% OFF coupon on a new baby gear item you’ve been wanting. 

From April 16th through April 29th, 2023, Target will be hosting its super popular Car Seat Trade-In Event where you can recycle an old, expired, or damaged car seat and redeem it for a coupon valid for 20% off one car seat, or stroller, or select baby gear item. The coupon will be redeemable through May 13th, 2023, and can be used in-store or online.

Plus, this coupon can be used on car seats, strollers, or other baby gear even if they are already on sale! Stack the sale prices with your 20% OFF Target Car Seat Trade-In Event coupon for BIG savings! This is seriously the best time to trade in your old car seat and save on the next seat that your baby or kiddo needs! Even better, this offer can be stacked with the Target RedCard holder discount for even more savings.

woman sitting on table holding walmart winter fashion outfits

Shop the last of winter clearance deals before they’re gone and stock up on Spring deals. 

Whether you’re shopping online or in-store, you’ll see many retailers wrapping up their winter clearance this month and listing plenty of Spring items for sale as they make room for summer. Don’t hold out for better winter deals because by now this is about as good as it’ll get until it’s gone for the year! Check with your favorite retailers by heading to their site and searching under sale items for specific items you’re after. You can score deep discounts on stuff like winter jackets, ski gear, sweaters, and more!

Check out the latest men’s, women’s, teen’s, and kid’s deals now!

bouquet of flowers on table in vase

Shop early Mother’s Day deals during April sales.

Mother’s Day is May 14th, 2023 this year so in April, you can expect to start seeing early Mother’s Day deals online and in stores! This can include an array of sales on popular items like cards, jewelry, flowers, and plants so be sure to know what you’re shopping for this year and plan accordingly.

Stay in the know on the best Mother’s Day restaurant deals and the current jewelry deals for 2023!

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Hip Tip: Psst…we created this FREE printable coupon book and it would make a great gift idea for mom!

cutting board on countertop with veggies

Shop for April’s seasonal produce to score the best prices. 

When you shop seasonally, you’re likely to get the best prices on products – especially if you’re shopping at your local farmer’s market.

Here’s a list of some seasonal produce to shop for in April:

  • Apples
  • Apricots
  • Asparagus
  • Avocados
  • Bananas
  • Broccoli
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Celery
  • Collard Greens
  • Garlic
  • Herbs
  • Kale
  • Kiwi
  • Lemons
  • Lettuce
  • Limes
  • Mushrooms
  • Onions
  • Peas
  • Pineapples
  • Radishes
  • Rhubarb
  • Spinach
  • Strawberries
  • Swiss Chard
  • Turnips

Keep these National Holidays in mind in April that often come with April sales:

holding a burrito wrapped in foil

National Burrito Day is April 6th and you may be able to score a FREE burrito.

This year, National Burrito Day is celebrated on April 6th. Last year, Chipotle partnered with Roblox to launch the Chipotle Burrito Builder experience inside the game. The first 100,000 players to successfully roll a burrito in the Chipotle Burrito Builder earned “burrito bucks,” which could be exchanged for a free burrito at a physical Chipotle location. That said, we expect to see plenty of unburritable deals on burritos this year too. 🤩

Stay turned to find out what the 2023 National Burrito Day deals are now!

easter items in open walmart box

Easter is April 9th and you can score clearance deals before the holiday is even here.

This year, we’re seeing many stores marking seasonal items on clearance before the actual holiday (even as early as March! 😱). Head to your favorite stores early this year or RIGHT NOW if you’re looking to score some hot Easter decor deals. Plus, you can score clearance prices on Easter items like baskets, egg-dying kits, and decorations!

Shop the best and latest Easter deals now!

tax day paperwork with pencil on counter

Tax Day is Tuesday, April 18th this year and you can score plenty of freebies. 

Filing your taxes isn’t generally all that much fun, but there is some good news! Many national restaurant chains have a fun tradition of offering Tax Day freebies and deals to give you something to look forward to after prepping your tax returns. WOOHOO! Last year you could score amazing deals like FREE Firehouse Subs, FREE meals at Hooters, and even FREE workouts and Hydro massages (without a membership) at Planet Fitness.

Check out the latest Tax Day freebies now!

woman holding clear reusable silicone stasher bag with flowers inside

Earth Day is April 22nd and you can score plenty of deals on reusable and eco-friendly products.

This national holiday is a great day to stock up on reusable products you’ve been eyeing up. Check out your favorite reusable products for discounts. Last year we saw hot deals on some of our favorite products like 25% OFF sitewide at Stasher Reusable Silicone Bags and you can even expect to see deals on organic food and natural cleaning products! Sweet!

Bookmark this page for upcoming Earth Day deals for 2023!

holding 3 Wetzel's Pretzels

National Pretzel Day is April 26th and you will knot be able to resist the freebies.

April 26th is National Pretzel Day! Whether you’re craving something a little salty, or you just can knot resist that heavenly smell wafting through the mall, these twisted treats are sure to put a smile on your face and make an excellent afternoon snack. Last year, April sales for National Pretzel Day included freebies at popular chains like Auntie Anne’s, Philly Pretzel Factory, Wetzel’s Pretzels, and more!

Check out which pretzel freebies you can score in 2023!

Hip Tip: Did you know you can score a FREE pretzel at Auntie Anne’s on your birthday just for signing up for their FREE rewards program? 😍

woman standing next to black car outside in rain

It’s National Car Care Month all month long so make sure you’re prepped for any summer road trips.

April is also National Car Care month so it’s the perfect time of year to check with your local car servicing companies to see if they’re offering special deals and pricing. Whether you need routine maintenance or new tires, you’re likely to find April Sales for many car-related parts and services to prepare you for any road trips ahead.

Hip Tip: We’ve put together a list of all the places you can score free air for your tires!

Already know what to buy in April? Know the best time to buy EVERYTHING ELSE year-round!

About the writer:

Sara is a self-taught blogger and photographer with 8+ years of experience having work featured in various building, travel, and fashion publications, most notably Bassett Furniture and Fossil.

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Comments 7

  1. J B

    Thanks for this post! Very useful information!

    • Jessica (Hip Sidekick)

      You’re so welcome, J B! So glad you enjoyed this post! 💞

  2. Gina

    Wow! Thanks! Truly appreciate the detailed info.

    • Jessica (Hip Sidekick)

      You’re most welcome, Gina! 🤗💖

  3. Tiffany

    Not sure you have your days right in the calendar

    • Amber (Hip Sidekick)

      Thanks for the heads up, Tiffany! SO sorry for any confusion. We’ll get that updated. 🥰

    • Sara (Hip Sidekick)

      So sorry for the confusion, Tiffany! Our calendar has been updated correctly for you to print. Enjoy!

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