Memorial Day is just around the corner, which means grilling season is about to kick off. If you’re a fan of backyard cookouts, now is the time to stock up on all the essentials and gear yourself up for the best summer yet. To help you out, we’ve scoured the internet to find some great online deals for you to browse through. From grills to vegan hot dogs to SPF and insect repellant, we’ve got all bases covered.

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Beyond Meat GrillingBeyond Meat

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How to host a vegan-friendly cookout

Cookouts are a great opportunity to gather with loved ones, share food, and create some memories. But while the food on the grill is traditionally pretty meaty, this doesn’t have to be the case. With the plant-based meat market consistently growing (it’s set to hit almost $16 billion by 2027!), there are more vegan, grill-friendly options on store shelves now than ever before. To find out more, check out our guide to the best vegan meat for summer grilling here.

10 deals to check out ahead of grilling season

Below, we’ve found some deals for delicious vegan meat products, but we’ve also gathered some other handy products for the grilling season, including picnic blankets, baskets, grills (arguably a must for grilling season), and even a grilling tool set.

Expert Grill

1 Expert Grill, $19.97 at Walmart

You can’t head into grilling season without a grill. For those hunting for a great budget-friendly option, look no further. This Expert Grill is easy to maneuver, easy to assemble, and can cook up to 16 burgers at once. Right now, it’s available for less than $20 at Walmart.
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Grilling Tools

2 Romanticist 25-Piece Grilling Tool Set, $29.74 at Amazon

Of course, to grill properly, you need the right tools at hand. This set from Romanticist is complete with 25 different grilling tools, including long-handled tongs, a multi-purpose spatula, and corn holders, and right now, you can score it for less than $30 on Amazon.
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Yoga on BlanketBenevolence LA

3 Benevolence LA Hand Woven Blanket, $33.57 at Amazon

This blanket from Benevolence LA was hand-woven by artisans in Mexico using recycled acrylic. It’s lightweight, breathable, and perfect for laying on while you wait for your food to grill to perfection.
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Loma Linda FranksLoma Linda

4 3-Pack, Loma Linda Big Franks, $24.95 at Walmart

Loma Linda’s Big Franks are delicious when boiled, sure, but in the summer, they char up beautifully on the grill. Right now, you can grab three packs of the tasty vegan hot dogs—which, unless you’re really hungry, should last you beyond Memorial Day—from Walmart for less than $25.
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Insect Repellant from RepelRepel

5 Repel Lemon Eucalyptus Insect Repellent, $4.88 at Walmart

One of the most irritating things about the summer is arguably the insect bites. Keep the bugs at bay while you munch on your tasty barbecue food with this plant-based lemon eucalyptus insect repellant from Repel. A bottle is usually pushing $7, but you can grab one now from Walmart for less than $5.
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Impossible Burger PattiesImpossible Foods

6 Impossible Burger Patties, $3.99 at Kroger

For those who love the taste and texture of meat, chuck an Impossible Burger on the grill. They’re extra delicious when served in a hearty bun with a slab of vegan cheese and plenty of salad. Don’t forget the onions, either.
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Picnic BasketPicnic Time

7 Picnic Time Belmont Basket, $90.95 at Amazon

If you’re taking your cookout to the beach or the park, make sure you’ve got all the necessities packed with this sweet, handwoven basket from Picnic Time. It comes complete with porcelain plates, wine glasses, stainless steel utensils, napkins, and even a corkscrew.
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8 Ktaxon Hammock Chair, $15.99 at Walmart

Let someone else do the grilling while you relax in this comfortable, sturdy hammock chair from Ktaxon. If you move fast, you can score it for less than $16 from Walmart (it’s usually priced at more than $30).
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Bubble SPF

9 Bubble Mineral Sunscreen, $14.94 at Walmart

Don’t skip out on the SPF while you’re enjoying the sunshine this summer. Not only will it help to protect against premature aging, but keeping yourself topped up will also help to reduce the risk of skin cancer. Right now, this mineral sunscreen from vegan-friendly brand Bubble is less than $15.
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UV UmbrellaCindy’s Tape

10 Cindy’s Tape UV Umbrella, $16.99 at Walmart

Another way to keep yourself protected from the sun’s harmful UV rays is to make sure you have a physical shield against them by using an umbrella. This pretty pink option from Cindy’s Tape is less than $20 at Walmart.
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