So Many Premium Sneaker Brands Are on Sale for Memorial Day—Shop Our Favorites

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The best way to "kick" off your long-awaited Memorial Day weekend? By shopping some seriously good sneaker sales, of course. The celebratory Memorial Day sales have slowly but surely popped off in just about every category, but it's really the sneakers we've been vying to get our feet hands on. The good news is, while we count down the hours to the long weekend, you can get a head start on your holiday shopping now. Many premium footwear brands have already gotten a "step" up on the sales (can't stop, won't stop), with a slew of styles already marked down ahead of this weekend's festivities.

We've scoured the miles and miles of Memorial Day sneaker sales happening now, and these are the best ones. Happy Memorial Day, and even happier shopping!


adidas ultraboost

Adidas' MDW sale has kicked off for members with up to 55 percent off sneakers of all sorts. Don't worry—signing up is super easy (you just create an account with your email address—it's pretty low-commitment). From there, take advantage of hundreds of deals on full-price and sales styles. Use the code SAVINGS at check out to receive your discount. Shop here for all deals.


Amazon is a goldmine for discount sneakers across practically every activity, but it's the deals on running shoes that jump out to us: New Balance's cloud-like Fresh Foam Roav V1 Running Shoes (originally $130, now $75) are slashed down significantly, as are the Asics GT-2000 10 Running Shoes (originally $130, now $60). Shop here for all deals. 


Nature lovers: Gear up for summer at Backcountry's Memorial Day sale, which has stacked deals on hiking apparel and footwear. Shop sneakers from top-tier brands like Altra, Hoka, Salomon, Merrell and much, much more, all for up to 60 percent off. Shop here for all deals. 


What better way to kick off summer than with Chaco's Summer Kickoff sale? The brand is beloved by podiatrists for its supportive and protective outdoor sandals, many of which make the perfect accessory on outdoor adventures, like hikes, paddles, and more. But Chacos also makes sneakers, some of which are 20 percent off with the code SUMMER20. Our pick? The Chillo Sneakers (originally $65, now $58) which won't weigh you down. Shop here for all deals.


With hiking season in full bloom, we've got our eyes on Columbia's Memorial Day sale, happening now through May 29. Almost everything is 25 percent off, including some of the brand's best hiking sneakers which are way lighter on your feet than most others. Take our advice and go for the men's or women's Facet 75 Mid OutDry (originally $140, now $105) which are pretty much the comfiest, most durable hiking sneaks Columbia has released. Get 'em while they're on super sale. Shop here for all deals. 


keen walking shoes

Keen's Memorial Day savings event is going strong with 25 percent off select outdoor styles through May 29. Top of our list is the WK400 Walking Shoe (originally $165, now $124) that was designed specifically with walking in mind. But more casual kicks, like the Elsa Lite Sneakers (originally $100, now $66) are up for grabs, too. Shop here for all deals. 


Merrell May is happening all month long, with 40 percent off the brand's favorites. If you haven't already added a pair to your shopping cart, you've still got time to get your feet into the brand's best-sellers, like the Bravada 2 Waterproof sneakers (originally $130, now $80) or the colorful Alpine Sneaker Sport (originally $90, now $64). Shop here for all deals.



Gym rats—run over to Nike to stock your gym bag with running sneakers, HIIT trainers, weightlifting shoes, and more. The brand's Summer Sale is going strong, with up to 40 percent off clothing, accessories, gear, and of course, footwear. Shop the sale—just do it. Shop here for all deals. 


REI is also celebrating the long weekend with a shop-a-palooza—its biggest of the year. In between shopping for new camping gear, hiking packs, and all-things outdoors, snag a new pair of shoes. Select styles from Hoka, Danner, Allbirds, LA Sportiva, and more are marked down. Shop here for all deals.  


Step into summer with a pair of Ryka sneakers that are currently 40 percent off for the holiday. These comfy sneaks are a treat for feet, especially the slip-on styles that you can wear with any outfit, on any occasion. Need some ideas? The Hera Slip On Sneaker (originally $80, now $64) is stretchy, lightweight, and ultra-breathable, perfect for staying cool on impending hot, stuffy days. If you want a slightly sportier option, the Echo Knit Slip On Sneaker (originally $90, now $70) is just as light, but boasts a more durable tread for trail walks and short hikes. Shop here for all deals. 


Through May 30, select Saucony shoes, apparel, and accessories are 30 percent off with the code MEMORIAL30. On the footwear front, there's a load of styles to choose from, with everything from everyday sneaks, running shoes, trail runners, walking sneakers, and more. We've got our eye on the stunning (and somewhat delicious) women's Triumph 20 Brie & Wine (originally $160, now $112) that are as sweet on feet as they sound. Shop all deals here. 


Skechers is another one-stop-shop for podiatrist-approved sneaks across all categories and activities. Its Long Weekend Sale is happening now through May 29, with hundreds of spring styles discounted up to 30 percent off. This includes a slew of can't-miss walking shoes, specifically the Go Walk Distance Walker (originally $140, now $112) that's bursting at the seams with stroll-friendly features. You'll want to walk for miles, and miles, and more miles in these bad boys. Shop here for all deals. 


Paddlers, anglers, boaters, and puddle-splashers—swim on over to Sperry's Memorial Day sale, which is overflowing with epic deals. With summer stacking up to be hot, go for a water shoe, like the Water Strider (originally $55, now $25) which are pretty much the closest things to waterproof sneakers as you can get. Shop here for all deals. 


Few styles are more iconic than the skate-inspired Vans slip-on shoe (even more iconic if it's the black-and-white checkerboard.) In honor of Memorial Day, all slip-on styles—including the checkerboard printed sneaks—are 20 percent off, no code needed. Shop all deals here. 


Vionic is a goldmine for podiatrist-approved shoes in just about every style. Sandals, loafers, flip-flops, slippers, and yes, sneakers—they've all got the APMA seal of approval, and many of them are 30 percent off from May 25-29. For an everyday, do-it-all shoe, we recommend the Paisley Sneaker (originally $140, now $96) that you can wear comfortably with everything. There's also the Penelope Slip On (originally $130, now $90) that looks good with breezy dresses, cut-off shorts, leggings, and more. Shop all deals here. 


Zappos' MDW sale, the Zappos Joy Fest, will bring a smile to your face through May 29 thanks to its too-good-to-pass-up sales on apparel and footwear. On the sneaker front, it's got deals on premium brands like Sperry, Reebok, New Balance, Sorel, Under Armour, Adidas, and more. Like we said—much to smile about. Shop all deals here. 

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