You Don't Have to Be a Student to Take Advantage of Ikea's Back to College Sale

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It's ok: We're mourning the loss of our wild college days right about now, too. But there's nothing quite like a good sale to turn everything around — even if it is a back to college sale. It's not like you need your student ID to get in, after all.

Ikea is offering $25 off any in-store purchase of $150 or more for Ikea Family members (it's free to join) as part of its "Back to College" event on the weekend of July 7 and 8. But that's not even it. There are also select products and foods on sale for Ikea Family members, as well as giveaways, and in-store activities and workshops.

Here are the product offers:

And the food offers:

  • A Swedish American breakfast for $1.49. On Sunday only.
  • Sommar salad and soup for $3.99. Add a piece of salmon for $3 or chicken for $2.
  • A free coffee or tea for Ikea Family members in the Ikea restaurant (including specialty coffee drinks)
  • All jams (excluding Cloudberry) for $2.99
  • Musli for $3.99
  • A $5 off a $25 purchase coupon at the Swedish Food Market

In-store activities and workshops include:

  • Creating a functional dorm room desk.
  • Dorm room storage made easy.
  • Fabric wall art "make and take."
  • Plant a succulent "make and take."

The giveaways and sweepstakes are:

  • The first 500 Ikea Family members to show their Family card at store opening each day (Saturday and Sunday) will receive a Fluns magazine file.
  • Ikea Family members can scan their membership card for a chance to win a $100 Ikea gift card. There will be one winner per day, per local Ikea store.

Carolin Lehmann is an Associate Editor at Hunker. She's a graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism and has previously written for HuffPost, Seventeen magazine, and a variety of local news outlets. As a studio apartment dweller, she's always on the lookout for new ways to decorate a rental on a budget.

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