Presidents' Day is the Black Friday of February. Shoppers take advantage of their day off to find the best sales. For those who plan on hitting the stores on February 21, check these shopping hot spots for the best deals:
The Home Depot
For those hoping to get some home projects out of the way on their day off, head to The Home Depot for supplies. The stores are offering a buy three, get one free deal on five gallons of interior and exterior paint or stain February 17 through 21. All four must be within the same brand. Participating paint names include Behr Premium Plus Ultra, Behr Ultra, Glidden and Martha Steward Living. The savings will be granted via mail-in rebate and are limited to one per customer household.REI
Take advantage of the remaining snowy weeks. REI will wrap up its winter sale on Presidents' Day. Select ski and snowboard gear is marked down by up to 30%. Save $25 on a set of K2 ski poles or over $100 on a variety of snowboard brands including GNU, Ride and K2. For those tired of the cold weather, jump start summer by saving up to $220 on a kayak or $65 on a tent.
Save on winter apparel at Coldwater Creek throughout the entire Presidents' Day weekend, starting on the 17th. Take $20 off all jackets and sweaters and purchase select layering pieces for $20. Twill crops and pants will go for $40. All sales exclude markdown items.
From Friday, February 18 through Monday, February 21, 77kids by American Eagle is hosting a mystery coupon event. Stop by, receive a special coupon and flash it under a developer to see what discount or item you receive. Prizes include $50 gift cards, instant cameras and coupons for up to 25% off.
At Macy's, select mattress sets including brands such as Sealy, Simmons and Serta, will be up to half off. Shoppers will also receive 50% off of all luggage and all fine jewelry will be marked down by 30%-50%. Women's coats by Calvin Klein, Kenneth Cole, Guess and Michael Kors will go on sale for $60 and $80.
Presidents' Day sales started early at Lowe's on February 16 and continue through the 21st. Receive 15% off Energy Star Appliances that cost $397 or more. Take 10% off other major appliances over $396 including in-stock and SOS items. The sale excludes installation and delivery fees as well as extended protection plans, water heaters and Dacor or select Fisher & Paykel items.
Mall of America
Families who plan on spending Presidents' Day shopping at the Mall of America can take a break from the stores and meet the Power Rangers. The characters from Nickelodeon's new show "Power Rangers Samurai" will be at the Best Buy Rotunda from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Greet the superheros, watch a screening of an episode of the show, take part in a fitness activity and enter a competition to win Power Ranger toys.
Stores to Hit for Presidents' Day Sales