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What You NEED to Stock Up on During Summer Sales

What You NEED to Stock Up on During Summer Sales


With summer just around the corner, many are preparing for pool parties, barbecues and fun. Little do many know though, summer isn’t just about tanning and warm weather. There are plenty of deals you can score during summer sales.

There are several deals throughout the season that can help you stock up on things you will require throughout the summer and others that will help you when the seasons change.

What You NEED to Stock Up on During Summer Sales

Seasonal Produce

Many of these fruits and vegetables come into season during the end of spring and summer months. Stock up on these as they go on sale.

  • Blueberries
  • Strawberries
  • Nectarines/Peaches
  • Plums
  • Lemons
  • Limes
  • Tomatoes
  • Carrots
  • Zucchini
  • Cucumbers
  • Peppers
  • Corn

Bottled water

While generally inexpensive, bottled water goes on sale many times throughout the summer months. Perfect for sporting events, exercise and even school lunches in the fall, stock up on bottled water in the summer.

Grilling items

There are several grilling items that go on sale at the beginning and end of summer. Stock up on meats and propane or charcoal at the beginning of the season and utensils, aprons and more at the end.

Bug spray

Summer is fantastic but bugs aren’t so much. Stock up on bug spray when it is on sale to keep yourself safe from all the pests.

Ice Cream and Other Frozen Treats

Summer is the prime time to stock your freezer with ice cream and other frozen treats. These items often go on sale during the summer months and keep well for a long time. Perfect for your apple pie and ice cream in the fall.


Condiments often go on sale at the beginning of then summer months, so stock up on them to dress your burgers, hot dogs and more.


No one wants to burn to a crisp in the hot sun. Sunscreen is a summer essential and often goes on sale throughout the season. At regular price it can be expensive, so stock up whenever it’s on sale.

Other Items to Stock Up on This Summer

  • Camping gear
  • Hair products
  • Hot dog and Hamburger buns
  • Swim suits and summer clothes
  • Indoor furniture
  • Sporting Equipment
  • Beach towels and toys
  • Lawn care and gardening supplies
  • School snacks
  • School clothing
  • School supplies

There are several things to stock up on during summer sales. Just make sure you keep your eyes open for great deals, and when they are available.