We're welcoming May with open arms, and all the new deals this month brings. Read on for your best bets for big savings in May.

Bargain alert: Mother’s Day (May 13) and Memorial Day (May 28) sales.

BBQ supplies

Did you know May is National Hamburger Month? Just in time for Memorial Day cookouts, look for deals on everything you need for BBQ season, from charcoal to meat for the grill.

Star Wars clothing and figurines

In honor of Star Wars Day on May the 4th, many stores will have sales on figurines and other memorabilia.

Mexican food

Happy Cinco de Mayo! Find your favorite Mexican foods on sale at the grocery store. Watch for promotions at Mexican restaurant chains, too.

Refrigerators

New models arrive in the spring so retailers are clearing out inventory. You’ll find blowout sales on Memorial Day weekend in particular.

Swimwear

Along with the warmer weather, swimsuits are showing up in stores. Buy your new swimwear now before prices go up with demand in June.