Buying a Grill for Memorial Day Weekend? Here's What You Need to Know

Get ready to grill all summer long!

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May 21, 2021
By: Allison Russo

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Memorial Day weekend is just around the corner, which means next weekend signals the unofficial start to summer — and, most importantly, the start to grilling season.

Many retailers start offering discounts on grills ahead of Memorial Day weekend, some even starting as early as January. According to Insider, retailers are trying to get rid of old models before new grills launch later in the spring. So, if you see a really good deal before the summer really starts, they recommend snagging one while you can. Don't make the mistake of waiting too long — you'll have fewer models to choose from as demand gets higher.

Here are some retailers that currently have great deals on grills, grilling accessories, and grill-ready meat and seafood. Start shopping now so you're ready to barbecue next weekend!

Grill Deals

$1399.99 $700
50% Off

Kamado Charcoal 655 sq. in. Cook Surface Grill and Smoker with Electric Starter

Home Depot's Memorial Day Savings are happening right now you'll save up to 50% on grills and smokers. And, with select models starting at less than $200 (including this $179 charcoal grill), this sale has something for every price range.

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$229.99 $209
9% Off

Ninja Foodi 4qt 5-in-1 Indoor Grill and Air Fryer

This year, Target has markdowns on a selection of grills (including some indoor options and a few pellet grills!). This less-than-$300 model is lightweight and portable, and its Wifi-capability makes it easy to monitor cooking progress.

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$279.99 $249
11% Off

Stainless Steel Performance Series Char-Broil 4

Wayfair currently has an outdoor cooking sale going on where you'll find deals on hundreds of charcoal, gas, pellet and electric grills. Look out for some Food Network-favorite brands including Char-Broil, Cuisinart, Weber, Pit Boss and so many more.

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Grilling Accessories Deals

25% Off

Bed Bath & Beyond is kicking off summer with 25% off select grill tools and accessories. Whether you're in the market for grilling grids, barbecue tools or even grill-friendly pizza equipment, Bed Bath & Beyond has something for every pit master.

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$59.99 $30
50% Off

Food Network 12-Piece Grilling Tool Set

Kohl's has some serious sales happening right now, including slashed prices on Food Network brand grilling gear. We're eyeing this grilling tool set (it's 50% off!), this less-than-$15 grilling tray, and this instant-read thermometer. And, when you shop online, you'll score free shipping on orders of $75 or more.

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$129.99 $100
23% Off

Yummly YTE000W5KB Premium Wireless Smart Meat Thermometer

If you want to ensure perfectly-cooked barbecue every time, it's worth investing in a high-quality meat thermometer. The Yummly Smart Thermometer works with your smartphone to ensure perfect results on burgers, steaks, chicken and so much more. And, through May 31, it's $30 off.

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Meat and Seafood Deals


You can't have a Memorial Day barbecue without, well, meat. And if you're a new ButcherBox customer, you're in luck with your first order, you'll get their 'Barbecue Bundle' (two NY strip steaks, six burgers, and five pounds of chicken wings) for free.

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$326.89 $163
50% Off

Omaha Steaks is running a Friends & Family Sale with savings of 50% on select packages ... which all ship free! We think the Griller's Meal Pack is perfect for MDW you'll get an assortment of top sirloin steaks, boneless chicken breasts, burgers, jumbo franks, potatoes au gratin, caramel apple tartlets and signature seasoning.

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$149.99 $130
13% Off

Choose from boxes containing whole chickens or grass-fed beef (or both!) and save $20 on your first order with code 'TRYCV' at checkout. Whether you plan to grill a whole chicken beer can-style or want to slow-smoke some brisket, you'll find the meat you need at Cooks Venture.

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Prices Vary

More of a seafood person? Fulton Fish Market has some Memorial Day offerings that are too good to pass up just use code 'FFMEMORIAL' at checkout to save 15% on fresh tuna steaks, shrimp burgers, whole fish, mussels and more. Plus, you'll get free overnight delivery when you spend $99.

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