In honor of Veterans Day on Nov. 11, restaurants, retail stores and entertainment centers across the country are offering a variety of discounts and deals for everyone from veterans and their families to firefighters and police officers. The list below includes just a few examples but there may be others. As with all promotions, be sure to verify availability in your area!
- Applebee’s- Free dinners to veterans thru November 11th; free meal selections will be from the new Veterans Day menu.
- Chili’s is offering your choice of one of 6 entrees for military personel on Veterans Day
- Famous Dave’s- discounts on meals and some free menu items to veterans and active military.
- Golden Corral – Free buffet dinner from 5-9 p.m. on Nov. 15 to anyone who has ever served in the United States military.
- Hooters- November 11th. Active Duty personnel and Veterans can choose a Free meal from a special menu any time during the day on November 11.
- Krispy Kreme- One free doughnut of any variety on Veterans Day
- Little Caesars: Veterans with valid ID can get a FREE order of crazy bread- no coupon or other purchase required!
- Free Entrance to all National Parks for Veterans on Veterans Day
- Outback Steakhouse - Free Blooming Onion and beverage on Veterans Day.
- Subway- free six inch subs to all Veterans or active duty members
- Texas Roadhouse- Free entree for Veterans on Veterans Day (4-6pm)
- UNO Chicago Grill- Free entree or individual pizza with an entree or pizza purchase of equal or greater value.
- MarketPlace Grill & Express - Veterans and active-duty military receive free entrees.
- Abuelo's Mexican Food Restaurants - All veterans and active-duty military receive a free entree.
- Carolina Burgers & BBQ - In Matthews, NC is offering a free meal to all service members and veterans.
- Brides Across America - Provides free wedding gowns to qualified military brides.
- Lowe's & Home Depot - Extra 10% off to active-duty military members, National Guard and reserve members, retirees, honorably discharged veterans and immediate family members. This is everyday!
- Sam's Club - Over 25,000 Hugo canes will be given away to U.S. veterans in need of mobility assistance. Membership is not required, but supplies are limited, so check with your local store.
- Amazon.com - Free "Veterans Day Honor" MP3 album download. The album includes 12 songs by The Bands and Ensembles of the U.S. Armed Forces.
- Cabela's Outdoor Store - Offers their employee discount to all veterans, active-duty military and reserves, law enforcement, fire and EMS personnelNov. 11-12. Discounts vary from 5% to 50%, depending on the item.
- Build-a-Bear Workshop - Members of the armed services including the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard, and Reserve Officer Training Corps, will receive a 20% discount Nov. 11-15 on any one transaction at Build-A-Bear Workshop.
- Dollar General - 10% discount for all veterans, active-duty military, National Guard and reserve and their immediate families.
- Fashion Bug - 20% off all plus-size and misses clothing purchases with a copy of military ID or spouse's military ID.
- National parks, forests and monuments - Admission is free to everyone on Veterans Day.
- Knott's Berry Farm - Free park admission to U.S. armed forces personnel and a guest during Veteran's Month, November 1-26.
- Colonial Williamsburg - Free admission Nov. 6-11 for active-duty military, guard and reservists, retirees, veterans and their dependents.
- San Jacinto Museum of History - Free visits to the Observation Deck, theatre, and special exhibit for veterans, active duty military personnel, and their families.
- Battleship Cove - Free admission and a special ceremony for veterans, active, duty and reservists.
- Vicksburg National Military Park - Free admission for all.
- Birmingham Museum of Art - Free admission to the ticketed event "Life and Liberty" on Nov. 10-11 for veterans and active military.
- Vulcan Park and Museum - In Birmingham, Alabama is offering discounted admission through November to the park and museum.
- Strategic Air & Space Museum- Free admission for veterans Nov. 11-14 to the Ashland, Neb. museum.
All museum’s in the DC area FREE everyday!
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