Jul 10, 2012

Target Toy Clearance – July 2012


I have had a ton of questions about when the July Target Toy Clearance will be starting this month. For those of you who haven’t participated in the Target Toy Clearance before, they usually have a great clearance sale twice each year… once in January and once in July.

They used to mark down their toys 75%, but they have started only going up to 70% off at most stores. But the difference is small enough to where you can still find lots awesome deals on toys!

The Target toy clearance is where I get the majority of the Christmas presents for the kids (and I usually take advantage of the one in July instead of the one in January so that I don’t have to hold them all year!)

These are also GREAT stock-up prices for birthday presents and shower gifts!

Last July the major 75% off clearance started on Thursday July 28th (it slowly went from 30% off to 50% off throughout July) and while sadly Target doesn’t let us know when their clearance sales are going to begin, I would guess that they would start the 70% off clearance this year on Thursday July 26th, 2012.

Keep in mind that that is my best GUESS and there are no guarantees that it will start on that day. I would HIGHLY recommend following the Surviving The Stores Facebook page and watching it closely over the next month. We have lots of awesome readers who let us know when they see the clearance at their stores!

Are you curious what kind of deals readers have gotten during the Target Toy Clearance before?

Well, here’s what I got last July.  It was originally $186, and I only paid $46.50!

Surviving The Stores’ reader Jenni spent $151.14 for $476.39 worth of toys:

Dara spent $394.08 on $1576.32 worth of toys

Sarah spent $69.76 for $261.80 worth of toys ($192.04 saved!)

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  1. dotti mancil says:

    I went to local Target and they acted clueless. They did say they had no information to mark down today. Warner Robins, Ga is at 30 percent. I did scan and some were full price.

  2. 7/26 the 70% off sale hit Lancaster, Ohio. scored hugely!! walked out spending $300 on $1000 worth of toys. everything from chuggington, thomas the train, even a spiderman football. i have three kids and 8 nieces and nephews. totally amazing. my favorite score was the remote a/c thomas the train for $11.72, was $40!!! the associates in target are so amazing. the lady there took my first cart up and they were done scanning it all by the time i arrived with my second. couldnt ask for better customer service!! christmas shopping list…all checked off 🙂

  3. Jennifer says:

    Went to the store in Athens, GA today…scored BIG…spent $195 after tax…total items before tax at original price…$571! Great stuff for my son and daughter…everything from Disney Faires, Dora, Rapunzel to Chuggington, Toy Story, and Cars! So excited!

  4. Anonymous says:

    I got so many toys last night of 70% discount., thanks a lot for your help.

  5. I went today on a whim and found lots of nice toys still left. I was looking for pictures of others’ hauls and saw my picture from last year above. Kinda cool! Also, I will check later this week to see if there are any good returned toys.

  6. I went to my Target on Friday. My total was $49 and the value before the clearance was $150. I paid $7 after using a gift card.
    The type of toys I got are on my video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EyO0HZHdKjI

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