Memorial Day weekend sales are one of the best times to get big discounts on outdoor gear as retailers push their summer wares and try to get your Father’s Day gift dollars. We’ve rounded up some of the best deals for you so you can get the best bang for your buck this holiday weekend.

Dick’s Sporting Goods

Dick’s is offering up to 50% off boats, tents, apparel, footwear and more. Shipping is free on purchases over $49. It’s their “biggest boat sale of the year,” so if you’re looking for a kayak or canoe, now’s the time. They’re offering up to $300 off boats, and a $10 cashback store credit for boating and accessory purchases over $50. Some deals that caught our eye were a Old Town Canoe Saranac 146 Canoe for $479.99, down from $649.99, and the Lifetime Zenith 10 Kayak for $159.98, down from $229.99. If you’re looking for a collapsible canopy, Dick’s has them for under $50 this weekend. You can purchase online and pick up in-store if you need gear to use this weekend.

Try coupon code DMMAYCTM18APPL for an additional 15% online at Dick’s. We can’t guarantee it will work, but it did for us just prior to this article’s publishing.


The co-op premium outdoor retailer is offering 30% off many items for its anniversary sale this Memorial Day weekend. They’re also offering 20% off any single full-price item and any single outlet item for REI members. Some of the best deals RVers will find at REI this weekend are 20% off Yakima and Thule car racks and up to 50% off Patagonia down puff jackets. REI also has 20% – 50% off of KEEN sandals, our favorite brand of outdoor shoe, especially for kids.


Cabela’s big “Go Outdoors” sale is in its final days, ending on the 28th. Nab Merrell hiking shoes for 20% off or more, and an Igloo Marine Breeze 48Qt Cooler for only $19.99. Get free shipping on orders over $50 with code FREESHIP.

Bass Pro Shops

If you’re looking to make a big purchase, or to buy a lot of gear at once, Bass Pro Shops have an interesting offer. It’s called “Stretch Your Payments,” and for any total order over $125, Bass Pro will split the charge up over 6 monthly charges to any Visa, MasterCard, or Discover. This offer is only available at online checkout through June 11. Some gear we noted on sale includes the company’s Deluxe Camp Kitchen for $119.97 and Bass Pro brand Eclipse Hydration Packs for $9.97.


Academy is offering 10% off anything for military members, veterans, and their immediate family through May 29, in-store or online. They’re going to be your best bet for bike purchases this weekend, offering 25% off. The company is also offering up to 25% off select swimwear, and dozens of patriotic tees for $4.99.


Scheels’ Memorial Day Weekend Sale offers 25% off eno and Grand Trunk hammocks, and 50% off Caravan Zero Gravity Chairs ($29.99).  See the full Memorial Day Sale flyer here.