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Memorial Day sales 2024: Everything we know, including early deals you can shop now

Mark your calendar: The holiday weekend runs May 24-27, but you don't have to wait to save.

iPad, collapsible garden wagon, Hoka Mach 5 sneakers, family gathered around Solo Stove fire pit, AirPods, Dyson stick vacuum
What's better than Memorial Day markdowns? Pre-Memorial Day markdowns! All of these goodies are already yours for the taking. (Amazon/Walmart/Hoka/Solo Stove)

Memorial Day 2024 is shaping up to be a sales spectacular, with major retailers including Amazon, Walmart and Target dropping their first deals weeks ahead of time. So while you're welcoming the unofficial start of summer with a backyard barbecue or a trip to the beach, don't forget to take advantage of some major markdowns that will set you up for a season of fun, sun and savings.

We're expecting steals on big-ticket items such as TVs and appliances, as well as summer-ready essentials for indoors and out. If you want to streamline your shopping list (and save a whole lot of time), read on — we'll help you plan ahead and make the most of your bargain hunting. Here's everything you need to know about Memorial Day 2024 deals.

Memorial Day weekend begins Friday, May 24, and runs through Memorial Day itself, which is Monday, May 27. But you don't have to wait till then to start saving — below, you'll find some of our favorite items that are already on sale at retailers including Amazon and Walmart.

Information on specific markdowns is soon to come, but we already have a tantalizing taste of the deals that are in store. They include sweet savings on summer fashion, outdoor essentials, electronics and kitchenware.

Take advantage of shipping deals and other retailer exclusives to save extra during any shopping event. Here are some biggies:

Amazon Prime — Not yet a member? No problem. You can sign up for your free 30-day trial here. (And by the way, those without Prime still get free shipping on Amazon orders of $25 or more.)

Walmart+ — It’s easy to sign up for your free 30-day trial here. You’ll get free shipping and grocery delivery, savings on gas and prescriptions, exclusive access to major deals and more. (And by the way, those without Walmart+ still get free shipping on orders of $35 or more.)

Target Circle 360 — Make the most of Target Circle benefits with Target Circle 360, your ticket to unlimited same-day Target delivery. Sign up for your free trial here.

Stick with Yahoo to learn about Memorial Day 2024 deals. We'll have category experts on deck to keep you updated on all the marked-down must-haves. We'll also be comparing prices with other retailers and delving into price histories so you can be sure you're getting actual deals. This coverage will extend throughout Memorial Day weekend, so check back often for updates.

Just about any retailer you can think of will have some sort of sales event. Check back with us often for the most up-to-date news on epic Memorial Day weekend discounts.

Memorial Day 2024 deals won't go live until closer to the holiday itself. However, there are steals across the 'net that you'll want to check out ahead of the big holiday weekend.

These fan-favorite earbuds have hundreds of thousands of perfect ratings, thanks to their clear, rich sound, long battery life and convenient cord-free design. Use an iPhone? They'll connect seamlessly.

If you want to consider your options, check out Yahoo's best wireless earbuds of 2024

$80 at Amazon

If you've signed up for a fun run this year, these may be the sneakers to help you break the tape in style. Hoka Mach 5s have a low profile, neutral stability and an efficient push-off — a nice assist even for everyday joggers. They're also only 7 ounces, so we won't blame you if you forget you're wearing them.

Want to take it slower? No problem. Check out the best Hokas for walking in 2024

$112 at Hoka

Engineered for daily quick cleaning, this fan favorite takes on stubborn dirt and dust with ease. Its sleek design is an upgrade from bulky dirt-busters of yore, and it even transforms into a handheld for lifting debris from furniture and higher surfaces. If you have pets, you'll be pleased to know its filtration system traps allergens for more breathable air. The biggest perk of all? It's cordless.

See whether Dyson made the list of the 10 vacuums Yahoo staffers can't live without in 2024.

$320 at Walmart

Never fight with your family over outlets again. This electrifying gadget boasts five AC outlets and four USB ports, enough for everyone to charge their devices at once. Oh, and it's much sleeker than having a power strip on your floor. 

$13 at Amazon

Light up your backyard gatherings this summer! This bundle includes a stylish smokeless fire pit, a removable base plate and ash pan and a bonfire stand for protecting your patio. Got a beach party in your future? It comes with a tote bag too!

$280 at Solo Stove

Wait — you don't need a big backyard to grill your heart out? Holy smokes! (Actually, there's no smoke involved with this appliance.) When the craving for charred hot dogs and burgers inevitably hits, you'll be able to cook 'em up right in your kitchen. No mosquitoes, no humidity, no slathering yourself in sunscreen. Plus, you can swap the grill grate for the included flat-top griddle for flipping pancakes and fried eggs just like at your favorite diner. 

$100 at Amazon
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Enjoy sports, movies and all your favorite streaming services on this bestselling 40-inch smart TV, which has high-def resolution and LED backlight to bring you clear, vibrant visuals. It's equipped with Apple AirPlay and Chromecast, allowing you to watch anything from your phone or tablet right on your television, and it has more than 140 apps — including Netflix, Disney+ and YouTube — built in for instant access.

$160 at Amazon
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If you've been curious about all the hype around Apple's popular tablets, now's your chance for a firsthand peek. This ninth-gen iPad has 64GB of storage, a crisp Retina display, front and back cameras and Touch ID to ensure that your information stays secure. Use it for everything from checking your email to browsing the web, sharing photos and even sketching. (You'll want an Apple Pencil for that last one.) 

Check out our roundup of the best tablets for more. 

$249 at Amazon

Tired of having to juggle all of your gardening tools while working around the yard? Stress no more — this cute, collapsible covered wagon will fit just about anything you need, whether you're getting your green thumb on or toting your essentials down to the beach. It can hold up to 330 pounds, so you can even wheel around the kiddos, with the added benefit of sun coverage from the removable roof!

$90 at Walmart

This little powerhouse is your ticket to storm preparedness, with two AC outlets, one USB-C port, two USB-A ports, three DC ports, a lithium-ion battery pack and even a built-in flashlight that shines up to 60 hours. You'll see the remaining battery life when charging, thanks to the digital display.

$108 at Walmart

As the temps start rising, having a light, airy dress (or five) to throw on is key when it comes to combatting (literally) sticky situations. The flowy skirt and breathable slit of this summery number will spare you the embarrassment of sweating through your clothes. Plus, the roomy fit won't cling to your body. Hallelujah!

$26 at Amazon

It's easy to see why these flattering cotton Hanes shorts are a No. 1 bestseller in two categories — what's hard to believe is that they're down to just $9! The 7-inch inseam covers up jiggles, helping you feel confident and comfortable. Plus, they've got pockets.

$9 at Amazon

The Meadow features three luxurious finishes — suede, refined pebble leather and smooth leather — plus a fabric lining, an outside zip pocket, and a zip-top closure to keep everything secure. It also has inside zip and multifunction pockets. Shoppers say it's just the right size for everyday use.

$158 at Coach Outlet