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Fourth of July sales bring deals on items and food for the family

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Posted at 9:00 PM, Jul 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-03 00:00:43-04

The fourth of July is just two days away! Here are some deals and freebies to help you celebrate, along with what items you should buy and avoid!

FOOD DEALS:

Fired Pie is offering 20 percent off for the entire family when you order online or in-person. Use the promo code, "USA" at checkout. The fine print is that this is not available through third-party delivery.

Offers.com put together a massive roundup of restaurants offering freebies and discounts on grub.

For example, at BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse, spend $25 dining in or to-go, and get a FREE appetizer. Click here for the details and fine print. Or, they have all-new Family Meal Deals: Bundles to feed four starting at $44.95.

At Cheesecake Factory, get seven items for just $20!

ITEMS ON SALE:

DealNews put together a list of what to expect when it comes to Fourth of July Sales, suggesting to look out for discounts on clothing, patio furniture, and outdoor gear.

WHAT TO EXPECT, BUY AND AVOID:

I spoke with Sara Skirboll, the Shopping and Trends Expert with RetailMeNot. She echoed those findings and more! Click here to see RetailMeNot's list of what to expect this Fourth of July by category.

Sara previewed some deals at Old Navy. "T-shirts are starting at $6, shorts at $10, and they're offering up to 60 percent off the entire store and site," she said. On the site, it also says up to 75 percent off clearance items.

With a festive display, Sara continued to showcase savings at Target with designer inflatable pools. She showed the discounts at Walmart for party supply must-haves, and explained that Dick's Sporting Goods has great deals on lawn games and more with their Summer Garage Sale event, where some items will be up to 75 percent off.

In regards to Dick's Sporting Goods, she added, "Hydro Flasks are 25 percent off. Select camping gear will be up to 50 percent off. Bikes, bicycles, are up to 30 percent off."

Sara also says you can expect deals on grilling gear. Labor Day is typically best, but the Fourth of July offers great options as well.

This is important. She wants you to know that there is one shopping category you should avoid.

"Bottom line, don't buy electronics this weekend. Wait until Prime Day is announced or wait as long as possible for Black Friday," Sara explained.

Have a great Fourth of July!