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We found so many amazing early 4th of July deals — summer must-haves start at $5

Get your wallets ready, because the holiday sales have started!
Illustration of a Baublebar bracelet, green shorts, google mini nest, and a Dad holding a baby while grilling
TODAY Illustration / Baublebar / Google / Courtesy Becca Delman

It's almost the Fourth of July, which means that it's time to cue the fireworks and prepare to take advantage of a ton of amazing deals.

The best part is that some of these epic discounts are already live, so you don't have to wait any longer to start shopping. Major retailers like Target, Walmart and Amazon, along with a few of our other favorite smaller brands like Baublebar and Girlfriend Collective, have already kicked off sales — so you can save big on all kinds of summer finds, from warm-weather clothing to backyard must-haves.

Keep reading to start shopping can't-miss deals or click on one of the links below to jump to a specific retailer.

Amazon Fourth of July deals

Simplicity UPF 50+ Wide Brim Roll-up Straw Sun Hat

Amazon Prime Day is coming up on July 12 and 13, and the retailer has already dropped so many amazing deals ahead of the big sales event. For example, you can score this bestselling hat for a 53% discount. It's designed to roll up easily to fit in your bag and is said to have UPF 50+ protection, so it's a must-have for all your summer travels.

Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Sunscreen Lotion

Sunscreen is a non-negotiable skin care product in the summer. Thankfully, if you're currently running low, you can stock up on this popular ultra-sheer formula from Neutrogena while it's on sale. According to the brand, the SPF 70 sunscreen is fast-absorbing and features Dry-Touch technology for a non-greasy, matte feel.

JBL Go 3: Portable Speaker

This speaker is said to deliver "surprisingly big audio and punchy bass," from its ultra-compact and portable frame. It's waterproof and dustproof, so you can bring it along for every adventure, from beach days to hikes.

Coredy R750 Robot Vacuum Cleaner

If you've been holding out on a robot vacuum until you could find one at the right price, don't pass up on this deal. This model from Coredy has over 8,000 verified five-star reviews and is on sale for 39% off right now, so you can add it to your cart for less than $175.

Apple AirPods Pro

When we find a good deal on Apple AirPods, we can never keep it to ourselves. So we had to share that you can get the Pro model for a 20% discount right now. They're sweat- and water-resistant and feature active noise cancellation.

Target Fourth of July deals

Room Essentials 20-Count Outdoor String Lights

Target is offering so many deals ahead of the holiday weekend, but some of the biggest discounts are on essentials for your backyard. And you can make your outdoor space a little brighter with these string lights. The brand says that they’re great for both indoor and outdoor use and they come in four color options to suit your space.

Costway 10-Foot Patio Umbrella

Upgrade your backyard setup and enjoy sunny days outside with this great deal on a patio umbrella. The 46% markdown brings the price tag down to just $70 from the original price of $130.

Kingsford 14-Inch Portable Charcoal Grill

Right now, you can score this grill for less than $20 (yes, you read that correctly). This mini charcoal option is perfect for anyone who lives alone or is looking for something that won’t take up a lot of space in their backyard. It’s also portable, so you can bring it along for camping trips and beach days.

Zak! Designs Double Wall Stainless Steel Tumbler

You can take your favorite beverages with you on the go with this tumbler. The stainless steel travel mug is made to fit in most cup holders and has vacuum-insulated walls to keep your hot drinks hot and cold drinks nice and chilly.

Sun Squad Popsicle Lounge Float with Glitter

Lounge in style atop this fun, glittery float. Reviewers say that kids love it, but we wouldn’t blame you if it quickly becomes your new favorite pool toy, too.

Walmart Fourth of July deals

Ninja CREAMi, Ice Cream Maker

Craving a frozen dessert? When you have this handy machine in your kitchen, you won’t have to head to the store to pick up a pint of ice cream — you can just make it at home! The Ninja Creami promises to turn “almost anything,” into ice creams, sorbets, milkshakes and more. Plus, many of the parts are dishwasher-safe to make clean-up easy.

Time and Tru Pull-On Denim Shorts

These denim shorts are just what you need to complete any casual summer look. Reviewers say that they appreciate how comfortable they are and that they “hold in the lower tummy without feeling constricting.”

Anker eufy Home Vac

If you’ve already made the switch to a robot vacuum, you know that even though the gadget is super handy, it doesn’t always reach all those tight corners and tricky spots around your home. For that, you’ll want to grab this hand vacuum while it’s on sale. It comes with a 2-in-1 crevice tool to help you reach all those neglected areas.

Old Navy Fourth of July deals

Old Navy "United States of All" Flag Graphic T-Shirt

Old Navy’s flag shirts are a Fourth of July staple. And this 2022 version features a flag graphic along with the names of all 50 states as well as Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, American Samoa, U.S. Virgin Islands and North Mariana Islands. Plus, if you order it for pick-up at your local Old Navy store, you can get it in time for the holiday!

Old Navy V-Neck Ruffle-Trim Cutout One-Piece Swimsuit

Still need the perfect swimsuit for the holiday weekend? This cute style is on sale for just $15, so we won't blame you if grab one of every color.

Old Navy High-Waisted Linen-Blend Shorts

In honor of the holiday, the retailer is discounting fashion finds for the whole family by up to 60%. So while these cute shorts are normally $25, you can grab them for under $10. The linen-blend bottoms have more than 1,100 glowing five-star reviews from customers who say that they’re “breathable” and “comfortable.”

Old Navy Short-Sleeve Tiered Mini Swing Dress for Women

According to Old Navy, this is a "hot deal" right now, so you're going to want to take advantage of it while you still can! Available in orange Papaya and a pink Just Peachy shade, the dress seems like the perfect choice for days when you want to take your comfy and casual look up a notch.

Baublebar Fourth of July deals

Baublebar Kelly Ring

Baublebar is one of the best spots to find affordable high-quality accessories. During its Fourth of July event, the brand is marking down select must-haves, so you can score new jewelry for as little as $10. We love this sunburst ring, which is sure to add a bright and fun touch to your look.

Baublebar Newport Earrings

Even if you're not planning on making a trip to the coast this summer, you can embrace the beachy vibes with these statement starfish earrings.

Baublebar Hera Bracelet

Baublebar shortened its bestselling Hera necklace to make this perfectly stackable paperclip bracelet. You can use the code TWENTY at checkout to save 20% on any bracelet, including this fashionable find.

Home Depot Fourth of July deals

Nest Mini (Second Generation)

Home Depot's big Fourth of July savings event features discounts across almost every category. So you can save nearly 40% on the second generation of Google's Nest Mini. You can play music, listen to podcasts or ask Google Assistant to check the weather, control your other smart home gadgets and more.

Hampton Bay Solar Black LED Path Light

Illuminate your driveways or any outdoor pathways with these LED lights. According to the brand, they're built to withstand the elements and feature solar-power functionality, so you don't have to bother with any plugs or wires.

Ryobi One+ 18V Lithium-Ion Cordless 6-Tool Combo Kit

Upgrade your tool kit to this popular option, which comes with everything you need to tackle small tasks at home. You can customize the number of tools (between two to 18), depending on what you need.

Overstock Fourth of July deals

Lucid Comfort Collection 10-inch Gel Memory Foam Mattress

Fourth of July weekend is a great time to upgrade your mattress — and Overstock is currently offering an extra 15% off select options. This memory foam pick is said to be great for side or back sleepers and has cooling elements to help regulate your temperature throughout the night.

Rattan Indoor/Outdoor Stackable Chairs

Mattresses aren't the only thing on sale at Overstock. The retailer is marking down thousands of items by up to 70% off, including these rattan chairs for your outdoor setup. They're made to be stackable, so storing them away when the season is over should be easy.

VCNY Home Kingdom Branch Blackout Curtain Panel

While we love the summer sun, the bright rays can be a bit much when you're trying to sleep in. Thankfully, these curtains are said to block 99 percent of light to keep your room dark. Even better, the brand says that they can also improve energy efficiency by keeping your room cool in the hot months and warm during the colder ones.

Casper Fourth of July deals

Casper Original Mattress

You can save up to $175 on Casper's most popular mattress during the brand's Fourth of July Sale. The mattress is designed with Zoned Support for better spine alignment and a breathable AirScape layer to keep you cool.

Casper Weighted Blanket

Experts say that weighted blankets can help you relax and may even improve sleep. If you have yet to test the benefits of using one for yourself, you may want to grab this option while it's on sale. It comes in four different colors and three weights.

Casper The Glow Light

Hate the harsh sounds of traditional alarms? This light is made to wake you up gently with a gradually increasing warm light. You can also set it to do the opposite and lull you to sleep at night.

More Fourth of July sales

  • Madewell: You can save 40% off shorts, tees and swimwear and 25% off almost everything else through July 4.
  • Bed Bath & Beyond: Don't miss your chance to save up to 50% on outdoor essentials, kitchen must-haves, bedding and more through July 5.
  • Girlfriend Collective: Girlfriend Collective's Anniversary Sale is happening now! You can score bestselling styles for up to 60% off through July 4.
  • Gap: You can use the code SALE to save an extra 50% on discounted items — for savings of up to 75%. Or, use the code GOSHOP to get an extra 10% off regular-priced styles through July 2.
  • Summersalt: During Summersalt’s Warehouse Sale Event, you can get 30% off items across the entire site when you use the code SALE30 through July 5.
  • Dermstore: Through July 10, you can use the code EXTRA10 to save 10% on already discounted items from EltaMD, Ilia and more top brands.
  • Aerie: You can save up to 60% on swimsuits, shorts and more summer finds through July 6.
  • Skinstore: When you use the code JULY4, you can get 20% off select beauty favorites through July 4.
  • J. Crew: During J. Crew's Red White & Crew Event (which runs through July 5), you can up to 70% off original prices and 25% off almost everything else.
  • Best Buy: You can score savings on major appliances, like refrigerators and washing machines. Plus, you'll get a $100 e-gift card when you purchase $1,499 worth of appliances through July 13.
  • Birdies: Birdies is hosting its bi-annual Before They Fly Away Sale until July 11, so you can save up to 41% on celebrity-loved shoes.
  • Brooklinen: Save 15% on select bestselling items and bundles from Brooklinen through July 7.
  • Lowes: Lowes is offering July Fourth savings on everything from appliances to outdoor must-haves.
  • Sur La Table: Through Monday, you can get 20% off your order when you use the code JULY.
  • Wayfair: You can save up to 55% on outdoor furniture, 40% on mattresses and more during Wayfair's Fourth of July Sale.
  • Kate Spade: Snag an extra 40% off of sales items when you use the code EXTRA40 at checkout through July 4.
  • Anthropologie: Take up to 30% off furniture, candles, bedding and more to turn your home into a cozy oasis this summer.

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