The best things to buy in March

Posted at 8:17 AM, Feb 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-27 18:24:06-05

CLEVELAND — March is just a couple of days away and it's known more for basketball and St. Patrick’s Day than sales, but you can still get a great deal if you know what to look for.

The first day of spring is on March 19. That means it’s time for some spring cleaning! says sales on cleaning products start towards the end of March - so it's the best time to stock up on the items you use around the house all year.

The start of spring means the end of winter - and some great deals on cold weather gear.

Stores will begin clearing the racks for spring styles, so you'll see mark downs on coats, hats, the gloves, and scarves, according to

March is also a good time to stock up your freezer. Its national frozen food month!

Northwestern Mutual says shoppers should be on the lookout for store promotions and coupons for frozen fruits, veggies, and tv dinners.

St. Patty's Day is right around the corner! That means plenty of deals on food and drinks.

Last year McDonald’s, California Pizza Kitchen, and Aldi offered holiday treats.

And if you're thinking about taking a cruise, March is the perfect time to book. says that's because it falls during "wave season" - when travel agents start to see a lot of bookings. Cruise lines are also generous with added perks.

And while you're planning that trip - why don't you pick up some new luggage? says as the summer vacation season approaches, retailers are trying to lure in shoppers with good deals on everything from carry-ons to backpacks.

Jade Jarvis is a reporter at News 5 Cleveland. Follow her on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.