Veterans Day Freebies

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We have compiled a list of freebies for Veterans this Veterans Day listed in alphabetic order for your convenience. If you know of a freebie not listed below, please let us know! Have fun, enjoy, and thank you for your service!

Remember: Always check with the establishment in your area, not all locations on these lists are participating. You will also want to ensure you have proof of your service (Military ID, Drivers Licence with Veterans Designation, DD214, a photo ID in uniform, wearing your uniform, or some other proof of service). Finally, always ask your server/cashier/attendant for the discount, don’t assume they know about the discount or freebie… plus, you know what they say about assuming… ;)


Applebee Restaurants

The will again provide a meal at no cost for all military active, retired and veterans. Proof of service is required in the form of a Service Retired I.D. card or other such proof. Visit their website to find a restaurant near you.
 

BED BATH & BEYOND

November 9, 10 & 11th, 20% off your entire purchase. In-store only. US Military ID required at time of purchase.
 

Big Lots

10% off your entire purchase. Offer available to active duty, Guard/Reserve, veterans, retirees and their immediate family members, with valid ID. Call ahead to verify.
 

Cabela’s

Cabela’s is giving their standard employee discount to all US military veterans, active duty military, Guard/Reserves, law enforcement, fire and EMS personnel. Discount varies from 5% to 20%, depending on the item.
 

Chammps

On Veterans Day - All Veterans & Active Duty Military will receive a free burger (excluding the Pepperjack Bacon Stack Burger and The Kobe Burger). Please visit Champps Facebook page for more information.
 

Chilis

Free entree to Veterans and active duty military from 11am -5pm.
 

Denny’s

Get free all you can eat pancakes at Denny’s. Call your local Denny’s.
 

Dollar General

11% discount on entire purchase on Veterans Day. Offer good for all active-duty military, retirees, veterans, Guard/Reserve, & immediate family members. The coupon can be found in the store circular, or by asking an employee. Also good online, use Coupon Code AVAILABLE 11.11 or click here for more info.
 

Free Car Wash

Thousands of car washes around the country are offering vets a free car wash on Veterans Day. Find a list at Grace for Veterans, which helped veterans receive 101,537 FREE Washes.
 

Golden Corral

(Hours vary by location!) Golden Corral restaurants will host their Military Appreciation with a meal at no cost for all military active, retired and veterans on Monday, Nov. 17. No proof is required to enjoy this buffet meal. Guests of veterans will have to pay the regular meal price. No take outs. For more information refer to their FAQ section
 

Great Clips

On Tuesday, Nov. 11, customers who come in for a service can get a free haircut card to give to their favorite veteran. Veterans can also receive a free haircut or get the free haircut card. Haircuts are redeemable until Dec. 31.
 

Home Depot

The Home Depot is offering all active duty personnel, reservists, retired military, veterans and their families a 10 percent discount off their purchases in honor of Veteran’s Day. The offer is valid on purchases of up to $2,000 for a maximum of $200 and is available at The Home Depot stores, The Home Depot Design Center locations, Yardbirds and EXPO Design Center(R) locations. The 10% military discount is available everyday for active duty and retirees, but not all veterans. Home Depot makes this offer available to all veterans on most military holidays. You can also find Home Depot discounts online.
 

Hooters

Free Meal. Hooter's is serving 10 Free Hot wings to military veterans all day on Veterans Day. Offer good for all veterans and active duty military personnel. Offer valid at participating Hooters only; open to all active duty and military veterans with valid military ID or proof of military service. Drink purchase required. For more information visit their website.
 

JCPenny

Veterans, active duty and family members receive an extra 20% off in stores Nov. 6-11 with coupon. 
 

Jos. A. Bank Specials

Veterans Day Sale - 1 Day Only!
 

Knott's Berry Farms

Annual tribute to the Military, past and present. FREE admission for Veterans or current serving military personnel and one guest with proper I.D. presented at turnstile. The eligible person must be present. Dependent I.D.s will not be accepted. Plus purchase up to six additional tickets for just $19.00 each! Tickets can be purchased at Knott's. Check out Knott's Berry Farms Website.
 

Krispy Kreme

Free doughnut and small coffee. Available only at participating Krispy Kreme stores. Offer available to all active-duty, retirees & veterans on. Be sure to call ahead to verify your local Krispy Kreme is participating.
 

Little Caesars Pizza

US Military and vets get a free order of Crazy Bread, with proof of military status/service. Call your local Little Caesars to make sure they are participating in this deal.
 

Lone Star Steakhouse

All veterans and active duty military will receive a FREE entrée from the Stars & Stripes Menu. ID required, please call ahead for verification.
 

Long Horn Steakhouse

Complimentary Texas Tonion and non-alcoholic beverage for Veterans and active-duty military members. Visit their site to find a location near you.
 

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. The discount is available on in-stock and special order purchases up to $5,000. To qualify, individuals must present a valid military ID or other proof of service. Excluded from the discount are sales via Lowes.com, previous sales, and purchases of services or gift cards. Like Home Depot, Lowes offers this discount daily to active duty military members, but not to veterans. However, they extend the offer to military veterans on military holidays. You can also find exclusive discounts at Lowe’s.com.
 

National Parks

National Parks will offer fee-free days to ALL visitors at more than 100 national parks that usually charge entrance fees. Visit one of your national parks on Veterans Day, and you won't be charged an entrance fee. And making the fun even more affordable, many national park concessionaires are joining the National Park Service in welcoming visitors with their own special offers.
 

Olive Garden

Veterans and active duty military get a free meal on Veterans Day. With proof of service, choose from a special menu with bread sticks and a choice of soup or salad.
 

Outback Steakhouse

As an expression of Outback Steakhouse's appreciation to our Country's veterans and active duty military*, a free Bloomin' Onion and Coca Cola will be available to them at every Outback in the country. Learn more. Please visit their website for locations.
 

Red Lobster

Free Appetizer on Veterans Day with military ID or proof of service. Vets may choose from a select list of appetizers. Find a location near you.
 

Red Robin

Free Red’s Tavern Double and Bottomless Steak Fries for all Red Robin guests with a military ID or proof of service. Red Robin is also partnering with Heinz for Veterans Day to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. Red Robin will also donate $10,000 to the Wounded Warrior Project. Find a location near you.
 

Shoney’s

Offers Free All-American Burger Shoney’s says ‘Thank You’ to America’s heroes by offering Shoney’s All-American Burger to All Veterans and Active Duty Military Members on Veterans Day.
 

Sizzler

Veterans and Military can show proof of service get a free 6oz Steak Entree with the purchase of a second one.
 

Sport Clips

Sport Clips offers a Heroes discount which includes active and retired military. Please call ahead to verify participation. Find a location near you.
 

Sports Authority

15% off all purchases. All Veterans and Military personnel please stop by your local Sports Authority store to receive 15% OFF YOUR ENTIRE PURCHASE! 
 

Steve Madden

We’d like to salute our heroes by doubling our everyday military discount of 15% to 30% OFF for Veteran’s Day ONLY. Valid with a form of Military identification (past or present) in Steve Madden stores only (not valid online). *Full priced merchandise only. Find a store near you.
 

Subway

(not all stores participate – call ahead) Free Six Inch Sub - Select Subway locations offer a FREE six inch sub to military veterans on Veteran's Day. However, Subway restaurants are franchises, so this offer may not be available everywhere. Please call ahead.
 

T.G.I. Friday's

Free Lunch: Valid for all US Military personnel and veterans. Must wear uniform (if permitted by your service) or present military ID or other proof of service. Only valid at participating locations for anyone with an old or current military ID. More details on TGIFridays.com.
 

Texas Corral

Free entrée (dine-in only). Offer available to all active duty members and veterans with ID. Note: All Texas Corral locations also regularly offer a 50% discount to active duty police officers, firemen and military personnel dining in.
 

Texas Roadhouse

Free lunch. Offer varies by location; our local Texas Roadhouse is offering a free meal from opening until 4pm. Other locations may vary in offer, hours, or availability. Call ahead to your local restaurant for more information.
 

Travel Centers of America

Free Meal On Veterans Day, all CDL drivers who are Military Veterans eat FREE at participating full-service restaurants with proof of service. Must present valid ID