The Kohl’s Friends & Family sale is BACK, through Dec. 18. Shoppers get an extra 25% off in stores and online (with promo code). Plus, you can earn $10 in Kohl’s Cash for every $50 you spend.
When it comes to saving money, Kohl’s has our back. Does it get any better than the Kohl’s Friends & Family sale? Seriously.
Think of this highly anticipated sale as ranking right up there with Black Friday deals, except it’s not limited to late November. A common question is, “When is the Kohl’s Friends & Family sale?” That’s totally understandable, but here’s the thing: we don’t know. At least not exactly.
However, we’ve compiled our intel from our years of stalking this sale. Plus, we’ve got some suggestions on what to buy when this awesome sale kicks in. It’s practically a given that the Kohl’s Friends & Family sale is usually just around the corner, so this guide will help you learn the ins and outs of the special sale so you won’t miss a beat when it drops.
What Is the Kohl’s Friends & Family Sale?
Offers have varied over the years, but the Kohl’s Friends & Family sale is usually a sitewide sale that offers a promo code for 20% or 25% off.
The 20% to 25% discounted shopping pass feels like pure magic; the discount can be used multiple times when it’s presented with each in-store purchase or when the promo code is entered online. Get this — it’s also valid with all sale, regular- and clearance-priced merchandise. Cha-ching!
When Is the Kohl’s Friends & Family Sale?
We don’t know when exactly it will occur, and from what we’ve seen over the years, there’s no rhyme or reason to Kohl’s Friends & Family sale dates. While we’re unable to give you specific dates to plan and mark it on your calendar, we can give an example. In 2022, from Aug. 24 to 28, the promo code was good for 20% off plus $10 in Kohl’s Cash for every $50 spent. From April 27 to May 1, 2022, the promo was 25% off plus $10 Kohl’s Cash for every $50 spent.
Also, previous years indicate the sale is usually three to five days long, so that gives you more time to share among your family and friends to maximize your savings.
Tip: Though no one knows when the Kohl’s Friends & Family sale will occur, if you’re buying a big-ticket item that’s not time sensitive, you may want to wait to purchase it until this mega sale kicks into gear.
How Often Does Kohl’s Do The Friends & Family Sale?
Kohl’s does the sale a few times every year. In previous years, on average it’s been held around three to four times each year. Although there are question marks as to when the next one will occur and how many times it will happen this year, this much we know: Especially for pricier items, you can’t beat the discounts as there are literally no exclusions.
How to Find out When the Kohl’s Friends & Family Sale Takes Place
There are several ways to get notified as soon as the Kohl’s Friends & Family sale goes live:
- Sign up for Kohl’s emails so your inbox will deliver the exciting news. As for a bonus, the first time you sign up for their email list, you’ll receive a 15% off coupon code. Just remember to add Kohl’s to your approved senders once you get their first email.
- Follow Kohl’s on Instagram.
- Visit their Facebook page.
- Download the Kohl’s app.
- Enroll in Kohl’s Rewards, the customer loyalty program. Whether you sign up online or in a local store, it’s free and a purchase isn’t necessary. It’s definitely worth it to take a few seconds and sign up — RetailMeNot ranks it as one of the 10 best reward programs for shoppers! Every time you shop at Kohl’s, 5% of the purchase goes back to you in their currency, Kohl’s Cash. So, for every $100 you spend, you’ll get $5 in Kohl’s Cash that you can use toward reducing future purchase prices.
- Install RetailMeNot’s browser extension. It sources promo codes automatically while you shop — and since the Kohl’s Friends & Family sale usually requires a promo code, the extension will find it for you and apply it to your order.
What to Shop During the Kohl’s Friends & Family Sale
Here are some great items to snap up during the Kohl’s Friends & Family Sale:
The Big One Oversized Supersoft Plush Throw – $16.49 (was $26.99)
Whether you’re looking for a last-minute gift or want to treat yourself, this is a GREAT price on a must-have blanket. As its name suggests, The Big One blanket is quite large (60 inches by 72 inches). It works as an extra bed comforter for the winter, or as your go-to couch blankie. With plenty of colors and patterns to choose from, you’ll find one that looks right at home in your home.
Kids Play Tent – $52.49 (Was $99.99)
This tent is fun AND attractive, so it won’t ruin your livingroom aesthetic. If you want something more colorful, there’s a rainbow-patterned one, too. The tent comes with a carrying bag, so you can take it on play dates or set it up temporarily in the park for a picnic.
The Kohl’s Friends & Family sale notably EXCLUDES most toys, so we were happy to find something for the kids that’s still eligible for the promo code.
Shoes and Boots – So Many Options at 25% Off
Boots, sneakers, slippers and sandals for the whole family are eligible for this sale. Shop boots for outdoors and cozy house shoes for indoors.
As for other things to buy, we’ll leave that up to you for your list of gotta get ‘em items. But we must say there are some top-notch categories that really shouldn’t be overlooked given this significant discount. Savvy shoppers, let’s seize this rare opportunity to save lots of cash. Kohl’s Friends & Family is our bestie when it comes to these categories:
- Shoes and boots.
- Fine jewelry.
- Coats and outerwear.
- Bedroom sets.
- Dining sets.
- Kitchen everything.
- Outdoor furniture.
- Firepits and heating.
- Exercise equipment.