Objects Of Desire: Labor Day Sales

Hooray for Labor Day! It’s a time to celebrate America’s workers with parades, barbecues and some of the best prices all year.
By IRENE LACHER, Weekendr Editor
Published on Sep 3, 2020

True shopping ninjas typically wait for Labor Day Weekend to buy big-ticket items like furniture, mattresses and appliances. Those are some of the stars of Labor Day sales, which are second only to post-Thanksgiving Black Friday for drawing big credit-card-wielding crowds.

No need to stress over pandemic concerns interfering with your bargain shopping. Many stores have you covered, offering online sales or Zoom consultations with contact-free curbside pickup or delivery.


Ahoy, bungalow dwellers! Fedde Furniture, which boasts “the largest display of Stickley furniture,” is having a storewide sale this weekend. This would be a great time to pick up some stunning East Colorado side chairs from Stickley’s Pasadena Bungalow Collection.

Fedde’s is located at 2350 E. Colorado Blvd. and 32 N. Sierra Madre Blvd, Pasadena. Visit Fedde.com

And don’t forget about sales on patio furniture, as temperatures dip in much of the rest of the country – but not here, not yet. SoCal summers stretch well into October. So lounge like a pasha on Patioworld Classics sectionals without anteing up for sales tax through Labor Day.

Patioworld is located at 520 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. Call (626) 795-5803 or visit patioworld.net.




It’s high tide for sales at Sit ‘n Sleep, which promises its lowest prices all year this weekend. There are bargains to be had at both ends of the mattress spectrum, from a green Kingsdown Passions Francisco Euro Pillowtop mattress for $1,103.99, down from $2,347.99, to a budget-friendly Serta Special Edition II Plush mattress for $459.99 after $300 off.

Sit ’n Sleep is located at 310 S. Lake Ave., Pasadena. Call (626) 773-4373 or visit sitnsleep.com.

Tempur-Pedic is offering up to $500 off on select mattress sets, and Leesa’s direct-to-consumer mattresses are offering up to $400 off. (Plus Leesa donates a mattress to a family in need for every 10 mattresses they sell.




If there’s ever a good time to overhaul your creaky kitchen, this is it. Home Depot is offering 31-to-40 percent off four-piece packages of Samsung and LG kitchen appliances (stove, microwave, fridge and dishwasher).

Best Buy also has a wide range of appliances on sale – and it’s offering two years to pay for them for a limited time.

Home Depot is located at 500 S. Marengo Ave., Alhambra. Call (626) 458-9800 or visit homedepot.com.




Of course, TVs have been getting more love under pandemic lockdowns, so if yours isn’t up to snuff, you might consider upgrading this weekend. Best Buy is knocking $400 off a Sony 65-inch UHD Smart LED TV, now $1,599.99, and, at the other end of the spectrum, you can save $59 on a32-inch LG LED HD TV for a grand total of just $110.99.

Best Buy is located at 3415 E. Foothill Blvd., Pasadena. Call (626) 351-9516 or visit BestBuy.com.

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