Great Ideas for a Memorable Memorial Day

The first big holiday of the summer, Memorial Day, is just a few weeks away, and it’s time to start getting prepared for the celebration. If you haven’t marked your calendar yet, it falls on May 30th this year.

Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, began in 1868 as a way to honor those fallen in the Civil War by decorating graves with flowers. By the beginning of the 20th century, it had become a tribute to all of America’s war dead.

Today is a dual-purpose holiday. It’s still a time to remember our soldiers, and many people spend the day placing flags on the graves of veterans. But it’s also become the traditional start of summer, and in that manifestation it’s a time for cookouts, outdoor fun, the Indy 500, and partying, and those things require a lot of stuff if you’re going to do it right. Kole Imports is here to help you get ready for the long weekend with all kinds of must-have wholesale merchandise to help you make Memorial Day 2016 one to remember. Here are several suggestions to get you started, all at the everyday low prices Kole’s is famous for, but don’t forget to check out the Category of the Month and Deal of the Week for even more savings, and of course sign up for the email newsletter to receive special promo codes to allow you to, if you can believe it, save even more money.

  • American Flag Yard Decor – Fly the flag proudly this Memorial Day. Perfect to display in the yard or around an outdoor celebration, these would also be great for placing on graves. Made of sturdy layered plastic and held securely in place with three metal stakes. Also check out Kole Imports selection of other American flag items like napkins, plates, auto flags, and more.
  • Portable Barbecue Grill – If you’re not cooking out on Memorial Day weekend, well, that’s just unAmerican! This nifty little portable grill is great for taking out to the park or ballgame, or simply if you need more barbecuing firepower to accommodate all your guest’s appetites. Constructed of solid-steel to last for many cookouts to come.
  • Barbecue Set with Wooden Handles in Carrying Case – Impress your friends and get serious with your grilling this year with this 22-piece professional barbecue set. All-metal tools with attractive natural wood handles fitted with genuine leather loops for hanging conveniently from the side of your grill when not in use. Everything you need to be a master grill chef, even comes with corn cob holders.
  • Solar Powered LED Party Lantern – Party on into the night this Memorial Day with these large Japanese-inspired solar party lanterns. A full 10” in diameter, these bright but low-voltage LED lights automatically turn on at dusk. Choose from a variety of attractive colors.
  • Battery-Operated Bug Zapper Tennis Racket – The coolest weapon in the war on bugs to come around in a long time. Push the button and whack the offending insects out of the air while giving them a high-voltage jolt. How satisfying is that? Buy a bunch so all your guests will have one.
  • Ring Toss Game Set – Not just for the kids, everyone will have fun with this old-fashioned favorite. Choose up teams and play for prizes, it’s not as easy as it looks.


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