What’s on Sale in May

 on sale in may

What’s on Sale in May

May is the last full month of spring, but it’s packed so full of holidays you might think summer has already arrived!  It’s the un-official start of grilling season where you’ll start to see hot deals on grilling foods, BBQ sauce, condiments and more!

Holidays are always fun, but holiday sales and savings are even more fun. Read on for all the different items that will be at their lowest annual prices this month.

Stockpile these items in May

The sales cycle categories are in bold, and the items that follow are just intended as examples—use them as your guide as you coupon, save, and stockpile.

Holidays/Awareness Day Savings:

  • National Stamp Out Hunger Day : Stamp Out Hunger has huge corporate sponsorship support, so look for canned goods savings and food drive freebies everywhere.
  • National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day : Cookie ingredients and cookie freebies!
  • Cinco De Mayo (May 5th): Save big bucks on all the fixings—salsa, shredded cheese, tortillas, tortilla chips, canned and refried beans, shredded lettuce, piñatas and piñata fillers, frozen Mexican entrees, and snacks (taquitos, mini tacos, and chimichangas).  Check out the hot deals on salsa, tortillas and chips at Safeway for Cinco de Mayo here.
  • Mother’s Day (May 13th): Bouquets, gift sets, perfume, chocolate, photo frames, crafts, jewelry, and candles.
  • Armed Forces Day (May 16th): For military, spouses, veterans, and families—expect freebies, discounts, and pampering through local businesses.
  • Memorial Day (May 25th): BBQ sauce, ketchup, condiments, charcoal, salad dressing, potato chips, dips, paper plates, plastic utensils, and sandwich fixings.

Awareness Month Savings:

  • National Pet Month: Pet food, pet toys, pet products and supplies, pet health screenings, and pet grooming discounts.  Safeway is offering $5 instant savings when you spend $25 in the pet aisle all month long
  • Celiac Awareness Month – Stock up on gluten free products with sales and coupons this month.  Check out the Van’s Gluten Free Waffles for $1.00 deal at Safeway here.
  • Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection & Prevention Month: Sunscreen, various skin care products, and free skin health screenings.
  • Food Allergy Awareness Month: Special diet products, new gluten-free and allergy-sensitive products, discounted testing and screening for food allergies.

All Month Long Savings:

  • Summer needs: Now is the time to nab great deals on insect repellant, sunscreen, outdoor furniture, shorts, sun hats, flip-flops, beach toys, bird feeders, lawn mowers, barbecues, and grilling utensils.
  • Gardening: May flowers are blooming, along with savings on plants, flowers, seeds, watering cans, plant food, soil, weed killers, mulch, compost buckets, water hoses, and other essential gardening supplies.  Be sure to check out the new organic and natural flower and vegetable seeds in your local Safeway floral department.
  • Seasonal produce: Save on fresh artichokes, asparagus, avocado, beets, blackberries, carrots, corn, green beans, onions, peas, potatoes, raspberries, and sweet strawberries.
  • Patio gear: Table and chairs, umbrellas, and other backyard gear are traditionally priced to sell before the Memorial Day holiday arrives (if you miss it, try again in September after Labor Day departs).  Safeway has a $50 off coupon in the weekly ad for new patio furniture and equipment
  • Graduation items: It’s the season for graduates (and graduation gifts).   Safeway is offering a $5 coupon off the purchase of any graduation cakes in the bakery.  You can get the coupon in the May Big Book of Savings, or print here.

Since Artichokes are in season and will be on sale this month, watch a video for how to prep an artichoke here:


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* Please note – Savings information is based on Colorado pricing and the Safeway Coupon Policy for the Denver Division which includes Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico, Wyoming and South Dakota. Your market may vary. Prices may vary per location*

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