Don't miss Kempsey's Crazy Day on Friday, January 17

Shoppers will be able to pick up unbelievable deals at Kempsey's 'Crazy Day' this Friday.

There will not only be great savings to be made in Central Kempsey but in many of the outlets in West Kempsey too.

It's a popular event with both locals and holiday-makers alike, and shoppers will come from far and wide.

Crazy Day has been running in Kempsey for the last 34 years and in fact, it was the very first event of its kind to be held in Australia.

The first Crazy Day was held on June 25, 1986 and incorporated a total of 86 businesses ranging from bookshops to food stores.

The day is organised for businesses of Kempsey to come together, turn over their stock and allow locals to grab a bargain.

The business owners go all out to create a great vibe in the street.

Here you can get the inside scoop on what to find on the day!

Dress your home for less

If your new year's resolution is to give your home a make-over or simply add a few finishing touches, you're in luck.

Futures Fine Furniture & Bedding in Kempsey has a wide range of furniture, and there will be big discounts to found this Friday.

Whether you are looking for something for your dining room, lounge, bedroom or outdoor space there will be savings to be made here.

There will be an abundance of lounges on sale as well as 3-piece recliners. There will be mark-down occasional furniture including bedside tables and TV units. Adjustable electrical beds will also be on sale.

You'll also find the widest range of mattresses and mobility solutions in the Macleay Valley.

Hook yourself a bargain

As we all know, the Macleay region is a fantastic place to enjoy the great outdoors. Now you can find all your camping and fishing supplies under one roof at Camping World and Compleat Angler and there's going to be some great savings to be made too.

The store is doing a big summer clearance so there will be tables outside full of bargains.

Save 30 per cent

There's a great selection of ladies', men's and children's wear at Beaux Laidy on Smith Street and the team have been busy getting the clearance racks ready and there will be lots of tables outside.

There will be 30 per cent off all menswear as well as 30 per cent off selected ladies wear.

If you have a special occasion coming up, you'll find formal dresses discounted by 30 per cent.

Some back to school shoes will be less than half price.

Beaux Laidy's owner Tania Riordan says: "Just come in a take a look, our friendly staff are here to help you find the perfect bargain."

Don't forget to refuel

Savoury or sweet, you will find a delicious way to take a break from shopping and recharge at the Tumblegum Bakehouse & Cafe.

Coffee, cakes, salads, bread or pies, you'll find something tasty here.

Save on lingerie

The secret to looking good is getting the right foundation garments, so if you are looking for a new look for the new year, there will be an abundance of top quality lingerie to choose from at Just Lingerie.

There will be a rack of bras for $10 and a table of underwear for just $5. There will also be a rack of half-price summer sleepwear outside and inside there will be 20 per cent off summer sleepwear.

Inside, there will be all the favourite brands; including Berlei, Playtex, Triumph, Bendon, Fine Lines and more.

You can find Just Lingerie in the Peads Arcade. There is parking at the Clyde Street carpark and it is easy to park up and walk through to the arcade.

On Friday, they will have 20 per cent off ladies summer sandals and there will be a table outside crammed full with specials.

You can also save 20 per cent off some stylish handbags too.

Before you blink, the seemingly never-ending school holidays with over, so why not get ready now and send the kids back to school in some shiny new shoes. You can save yourself a few dollars too. For Friday only, there will be 20 per cent off leather ROC school shoes.

Stock up on gifts

There will be savings galore at Tracies Gifts & Homeware.

Sales tables will be packed with lots of bits and pieces including candles, body products, kitchenware, homeware, and much more.

Handbags always a welcome gift, either for a loved one or yourself. You can pick up a stylish one here and save yourself 25 per cent.

There is also 50 per cent off Christmas decorations.

It's always good to have a few gifts ready to go so you're never caught out at the last moment. Now is the perfect time to stock up and save some money in the process.

Find that perfect gift

If you are looking for that perfect gift, there are lots of special to be found at the West Kempsey Newsagency. Just pop in and take a look.

Get in early to grab a bargain

Set your alarm clock and get ready for an early start, that's the advice from store owners on how to grab yourself a bargain at this Friday's Crazy Day sales.

If you are serious about scoring some savvy buys, the other top tip is to make a plan of action in advance.

To help you think ahead here are just some of the stores participating in Crazy Day:

  • Arcade Shoes
  • Beaux Laidy Family Fashions
  • Complete Angler
  • Futures Fine Furniture
  • Harley and Rose
  • Just Lingerie
  • K & A Boutique
  • Kempsey Camping World
  • Tracies Gifts & Homewares
  • Tumblegum Bakehouse
  • West Kempsey Newsagency

Savvy shoppers don't just buy on impulse, they make a list of what's coming up throughout the year. Think about any birthdays in the family you may have and Valentine's Day is also just around the corner. It's a great chance to stock up and save on gifts.

This story Grab a bargain this Friday at Kempsey's Crazy Day sales first appeared on The Macleay Argus.