Happy Columbus Day! Deals Cropping Up Everywhere

Anna Johansson

Happy Columbus Day! Deals, coupons, and special promotions are cropping up all over the nation as stores and services mark down their prices in celebration of the big day. The holiday may be controversial, but it's not stopping people from taking advantage of some great sales, some of which will last all week long. Here are some of the best sales to look for during your Columbus Day shopping.

Target: This sale is offering up to 35 percent off of select bed and bath items. When shopping online, use the code TGTHBKRW to get $5 off $50 or more.

Target will be hosting some great deals for Columbus Day 2015. (Photo by Rodrigo Varela/Getty Images)

Sears: For online shoppers, take a look at the Sears website where they're offering 50 percent off select items. You might even be able to find deals as good as 79 percent off on major appliances during their Hot Buys Columbus Day Sale. Use code SEARS5off50 to get $5 off $50 or more, or type in FALLSALE for $10 off clothing purchases of $50 or more. For their best deal yet, use SEARS35OFF300 for $35 off a $300 order.

Home Services: These deals aren't specific to any one home service company, but you're sure to find great deals on a number of home services. Need a tankless water heater installed? Look for deals on plumbing services. Need your leaves raked and lawn prepped for winter? Look for deals on landscaping services. Take advantage of the holiday to do some much-needed work around the house.

Bloomingdale's: Sales range from 20 to 75 percent off of already discounted items. Furthermore, use the code OCT15OFF to get $15 off on a purchase of $125 or more.

JCPenney: The code SPRINGER will get you $10 off any item that's $25 or more and SPANIEL to earn a $20 discount any time you use the JCPenney credit card. The same code will get you 15 percent off using any other method of payment.

Kohl's: Columbus20 will get you 20 percent off almost anything in the store or on their website.

Amazon: Take up to 60 percent off select clothing and accessories.

Macy's: Through October 12, use the promo code FALL to get anywhere from 10 to 20 percent off clearance items and an additional 15 percent off home items, jewelry, shoes, and clothing. You can also enjoy free shipping on all orders over $75.

Best Buy: Take 20 percent of any small appliance at regular price using code SAVE20. This promotion also comes with free delivery.

Carter's: Their 50 percent off sale goes site wide. There's also the coupon code FALL 15 to get you an extra 15 percent off your order, and a key to take an extra 25 percent off orders $40 or more using the code Fall25

Barney's Warehouse: Clearance items will receive an extra 40 percent off automatically when you add them to your cart. Most of their non-clearance items (excluding their new arrivals) will be 30 percent off in-cart, so it's a great deal all around! This deal goes until October 14.

The Walking Company: Want a great discount on shoes? Take 25 percent off sale and clearance shoes.

G.H. Bass & Co.: This store is always known to have great sales, and their Columbus Day deals are even better with up to 70 percent off items across the site and $15 off $75 with coupon code COLUMBUS15.

DSW: Enjoy up to 40 percent off shoes and accessories and up to $40 off with coupon code COLUMBUSDAY. Those who hold a DSW rewards membership can also take an extra $10 when they spend $49 or more, $20 off a $99 order, or $40 off a $199 order. Besides that, they'll receive double rewards for every purchase they make.

IKEA: You can find some home items and decor for as low as $5 if you're an IKEA Family Member. If not, you can sign up for free.

For Columbus Day this year, you can find some great deals. Probably the best things to shop for are home goods, shoes, and accessories, but it's probably best to skip technology, appliances, and apparel for now. Save that shopping for Black Friday deals next month. Be sure to take advantage of some of these great Columbus Day deals that will be over soon!

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