We love the end of summer.

The weather’s starting to cool off, there’s an energy in the air with the kiddos heading back to school AND you’ll find some of the best shopping deals of the year in the Old Mill District as shops make way for their fall and winter inventory.

Here’s some sales to look for this weekend:

Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe: This might be the best time of the year to commit to a paddle sport. Select boats and paddleboards are 30 percent off at Tumalo Creek, now through Monday. Most accessories are 15 percent off and just about all boats and boards are at least 10 percent off.

REI: Everyone’s favorite outdoor co-opt is offering up to 40 percent off on everything from jackets and hiking gear to tents, sleeping bags, hammocks and more. Through September 3.

desperado with shoes &: You heard right, desperado and shoes & are have select shoes marked down 75 percent through Labor Day!

Vanilla Urban Threads: Everything on sale at Vanilla is getting marked down another 50 percent this weekend. Great time to grab some denim, shoes and more!

Flip Flop Shops: Great chance to stock up on sandals and flip flops for the rest of the year. Flip Flop Shops is hosting a buy-one, get-one-30-percent-off sale. Also, you’ll get a free leather protector when you purchase full price leathers.

White House Black Market: Lots of options here as end of season styles are 40 percent off and full-price items are 25 percent off.

Zumiez: Four-day sale starting today, buy one item and get another at 50 percent off.

Francesca’s: Clothes, jewelry, accessories and shoes, buy one item and get another 60 percent off.

Victoria’s Secret: For a limited time, get seven pairs of panties for just $28.50! Also, select bras are just $35 and a crew top and legging set originally priced at $89 is going for $49.50.

American Eagle; Jeans, joggers and shorts are buy one, get one at 50 percent off now through Monday. Also, select items from AE’s Collegiate Collection are 30 percent off for a limited time.

Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe