You’ve served your country and now businesses across America want to serve you. This is your comprehensive list of free and/or discounted deals at businesses nationwide as a small way to honor the sacrifice so many U.S. Military members make. Make sure to take advantage of these Veterans Day discounts & freebies.
** NEWLY UPDATED FOR 2019
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Veterans Day Discounts 2018
The updated list for 2019 appears at the link below.
Note: Please call in advance to ensure that the location you plan to go to for this discount is in fact participating in the promotion.
Free Meals/Food for Veteran’s Day
Applebee’s – Veterans and Active Duty Military can select a free meal from a limited menu on Veteran’s Day, November 11. Provide proof of service required.
McCormick and Schmick’s Free Entree – Veterans and Gold Star families (parents and spouse) can enjoy a complimentary lunch or dinner at McCormick and Schmick’s on Sunday, November 11th, 2018.
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Golden Corral – On Monday, November 12th, 2018 from 5 PM to 9 PM, Golden Corral offers a free sit-in “thank you” dinner for Military veterans, retirees, and active duty members.
IHOP/IHOB – Free red, white, and blue pancakes with blueberries, strawberries, and whipped cream.
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts – Military and Veterans get 1 free donut and small coffee on Veterans Day.
Dunkin’ Donuts – On November 11, veterans and active duty military receive a free donut at participating locations.
Buffalo Wild Wings – Their “Wings for Heroes” means you’ll receive one small order of wings with a side of fries.
Outback Steakhouse – “Military Mates” and their families can get a free bloomin onion and drink.
Olive Garden – Choose from 6 popular entrees from Olive Garden’s menu for free on Veterans Day.
Red Lobster – Get your free appetizer or dessert on November 10th or 11th.
TGI Fridays – Get a free lunch menu item up to $12 from 11 a.m.–2 p.m. Guests will also receive a $5 coupon for their next meal at Fridays. Offer for dine-in only.
Chili’s – Visit a participating Chili’s on Sunday, November 11, 2018, to get your Veterans Day free meal if you are a veteran or on active military duty.
Carrabba’s Italian Grill – Get your free appetizer at Carrabba’s on Veterans Day.
Bonefish Grill – Bonefish Grill is giving out free Bang Bang Shrimp appetizers to military and veterans on Veterans Day.
On the Border – Choose two or three of your favorites to make a free create-your-own-combo meal with rice and beans, plus chips & salsa.
CiCi’s Pizza – Get your free buffet on Veterans Day, including pizza, salads, dessert, and more.
California Pizza Kitchen – You’ll get a free pizza, full-size salad, or pasta from the special Veterans Day Menu. Dine-in only
IKEA -Veterans get a free entrée from November 7 through 11.
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Free Dental/Healthcare for Veteran’s Day
PanCare of Florida – Created by PanCare of Florida, the Stand Up for Veterans event provides free health and dental care to veterans. This year, this offer is valid on Friday, November 9, at several locations in Florida. Be sure to check that link above for more information, like to see if your location is offering the medical and/or the dental care, as well as to learn how to make an appointment.
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Free Hotel Stay for Veteran’s Day
Bed and Breakfast Inns in the U.S. and Canada – Get a free stay with the 8th Annual B&Bs for Vets military specials. Get a free stay on or around Veterans Day. See site for participating B & Bs
Free Car Wash for Veteran’s Day
Grace For Vets – All veterans and service personnel get a free car wash at participating locations. Every year Grace For Vets, a non-profit organization, unites the car wash industry in 4 countries (U.S., Canada, New Zealand, Australia) with this program.
Free Haircut for Veteran’s Day
Great Clips Free Haircut – On Veterans Day, customers who come in for a haircut at any U.S. Great Clips salon will receive a free haircut card to give to an active/inactive/retired military member of any branch, including the National Guard. Veterans can also visit any U.S. Great Clips salon on November 11 to get either a free haircut that day or to pick up a free haircut card to use later. Haircuts are redeemable until Dec. 31.
Sports Clips Free Haircut – Many Sport Clips locations will offer free haircuts to active-duty U.S. service members and veterans on Veterans Day, Sunday, November 11, 2018, with valid proof of service.
Free Entry on Veteran’s Day
US National Park Service Free Veterans Day Admission – The U.S. National Park Service is waiving fees at most of its day-use recreation sites over the Veterans Day holiday weekend. Go online to find a national forest or grassland near you.
Newseum – The Newseum in Washington, D.C. once again will offer free admission to veterans and active duty members of the U.S. military, plus one guest. This promotion begins Saturday, Nov. 10 and continues throughout Veterans Day weekend, concluding on Monday, Nov. 12.
SeaWorld – Military veterans and active duty military get into SeaWorld for free when they access the theme park website through Waves of Honor.
World of Coca Cola Museum in Atlanta – Members of the Armed Forces (active duty, reserves, and veterans) get free admission all year to the World of Coca-Cola in Atlanta when they show their valid Armed Forces ID card.
Harley-Davidson Museum – The Harley-Davidson Museum is offering free admission to active military, veterans and their families on November 9, 10, and 11 in honor of Veterans Day.
National WWl Museum & Memorial – Admission is free for veterans and active duty military personnel November 9-11.
Retail Discounts for Veteran’s Day
Army & Air Force Exchange Service — The Exchange is offering Veterans Day deals on various items, including holiday gift items and food court and mall purchases, starting November 10.
JoAnn Fabric & Craft Stores – Past and present military members get 15% off their total purchase at JOANN’s every day of the year.
Publix — Veterans, military personnel, and their families save 10% on groceries on November 11.
World Market – Active Duty, Veterans, Reserve and Military Spouses get 25% off their entire purchase in stores November 10 through 13.
Home Depot – A 10% discount is also offered to all other military veterans on Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day and Veterans Day.
Lowe’s Military Discount – Lowe’s Companies, Inc. will offer all active, reserve, honorably discharged, retired military personnel and their immediate family members a 10 percent discount on in-store U.S. purchases made during the Veterans Day holiday.
Bed Bath and Beyond — Veterans, active duty, Reserves, Guard and spouses get 25% off their entire purchase November 10 through 13.
Brooks Brothers — Active duty military and veterans get 25% off in-store purchases November 8 through November 11.
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. – In honor of Military Appreciation Month, active and retired military personnel and their families get 25% off all merchandise purchases between November 1st and 20th.