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Nov 08 2017
2 weeks ago
3:45 PM MST

Veteran’s Day Deals Round-Up 2017 (FREE Food, Haircuts, Discounted Groceries + More)

Nov 08, 2017 @ 3:45 PM MST
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Veteran’s Day is Saturday, November 11th! Thank you to all the Veterans who have served our country and protected our freedom! 🇺🇸

In honor of this special day, many stores and restaurants will be offering up nice freebies and discounts to veterans and active duty military members. Please note that in many cases, proof of military service is required to snag these deals. You may also want to call ahead to ensure that your local restaurants are participating and to verify their ID requirements.

Want to show your appreciation to a veteran or service member?

Hip2Save reader Rachel created these awesome FREE printable Veteran Appreciation Cards for all you Hip2Save readers to cut out and hand to a veteran or service member you may run into! Enjoy! 😍

🇺🇸 AAFES (ARMY & AIR FORCE EXCHANGE SERVICE)

Starting November 11th, 2017, all honorably discharged veterans will have online access to the Army & Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES)! Go here for more details.


🇺🇸 APPLEBEE’S

Veteran’s and active duty military can get a free meal on November 11th at participating restaurants, valid for dine-in only. Entrée selection may vary by location and proof of military service required – limit one meal per veteran or active duty military. Go here to find your local participating Applebee’s.


🇺🇸 BACK YARD BURGERS

Back Yard Burgers is offering free Classic Burgers for veterans and active duty service men and women in uniform or with a valid ID. The offer is valid on Veteran’s Day, Saturday, November 11th.

The Back Yard Classic Burger is a third pound 100 percent Black Angus beef topped with garden-fresh lettuce, lush tomatoes, crunchy dill pickles, ketchup, mayo and mustard.


🇺🇸 BAKERS SQUARE

On November 11th, veterans and active military can get a free breakfast with choice of buttermilk pancakes, three slices of French toast or a Belgian waffle with military ID or proof of service.


🇺🇸 BJ’S RESTAURANT & BREWHOUSE

All veterans and active military can enjoy a free entree under $12.95 on Friday and Saturday November 10th-11th with military ID. Military Personnel can also reserve a Handcrafted BJ’s Beer or Soda through their Buy a Hero a Beer Program.


🇺🇸 BOB EVANS

Veterans and active duty military can snag a free meal (choose from six options) on November 11th at participating Bob Evans restaurants. Head over here for more details.


🇺🇸 BUFFALO WILD WINGS

On November 11th, veterans and active duty military will receive a free small order of traditional or boneless wings AND a side of fries from Buffalo Wild Wings. Contact your local store for more details.


🇺🇸 CALIFORNIA PIZZA KITCHEN

On Veterans Day, select a free entree from a special Veterans Day menu including pizza, salads and pasta. You must be in uniform or show your military ID or other proof of service.


🇺🇸 CHUCK E. CHEESE

On November 11th, all military veterans can get a free personal 1-topping pizza at Chuck E. Cheese with this coupon. Military ID or proof of service is required. Go here for more details.


🇺🇸 CIRCLE K

On November 11th, veterans who visit a participating Circle K convenience store can get a free Polar Pop, using the Circle K mobile app. Go here for more details.


🇺🇸 COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG

Colonial Williamsburg is offering free admission during Veterans Day weekend, Friday through Monday, November 10th-13th, to all active duty military, reservists, retirees, veterans, national guardsmen and their immediate dependents. Go here for more details.


🇺🇸 CRACKER BARREL

On November 11th, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store will thank the men and women who have served our country by offering military veterans a free slice of its Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake.


🇺🇸 DENNY’S

On Friday, November 10th from 5AM to Noon, in observance of Veterans Day, participating Denny’s locations nationwide will offer a free Build Your Own Grand Slam to service members with military ID.

This diner classic includes a choice of delicious breakfast items such as two fluffy buttermilk or hearty wheat pancakes, two eggs cooked to order, two sizzling bacon strips or hash browns.


🇺🇸 DOLLAR GENERAL

On November 11th only, veterans and their families can enjoy 11% off both in-store and online with promo code VET17 at checkout. Go here for more details.


🇺🇸 DUNKIN’ DONUTS

On November 11th, veterans and active duty military can enjoy a free donut at Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants nationwide, no purchase necessary. Go here for more details.


🇺🇸 FAZOLI’S

Fazoli’s is offering all active, inactive and retired military personnel a free spaghetti with marinara or meat sauce, no purchase necessary with an I.D. or in uniform. This offer will run all weekend from Friday, November 10th through Sunday, November 12th.

In addition to the Veterans Day weekend offer, Fazoli’s is rolling out an ongoing year round discount program for veterans by offering ten percent off any purchase with a military I.D. or in uniform.


🇺🇸 GOLDEN CORRAL

On Monday, November 13th, from 5-9 PM, Veterans can get a free “Thank You” Dinner from Golden Corral, valid for dine-in only. Go here for more details.


🇺🇸 GRACE FOR VETS

On November 11th, veterans can get a free car wash at participating locations. Go here for details.


🇺🇸 GREAT CLIPS

On November 11th only, veterans can stop into their local Great Clips to receive a FREE haircut or a free haircut card! Just show your military ID or DD 214 form.

While Great Clips does not take appointments, you can secure a spot by using their app. Just download the app, check-in via the app to save your place in line, and you’ll receive an estimated wait time. Veteran’s Day is one of their busiest days, so using the app is recommended.


🇺🇸 HOOTER’S

Hooters invites all veterans and active duty military to enjoy a free meal on Veterans Day, 11/11/2017, valid at participating locations. Beverage purchase required (alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages apply). Dine in only. Military ID or other proof of service required. One offer per person.


🇺🇸 HY-VEE

Many Hy-Vee stores celebrate Veterans Day each year by offering a free breakfast buffet to all veterans and active-duty military members. Many stores offer planned programs, displays, entertainment or other activities to complement the breakfast event.


🇺🇸 IHOP

All active duty and retired veterans are invited to come in and enjoy free Red, White, & Blue Pancakes on Friday, November 10th. Dine in only, 1 per guest. Military ID or proof of services required.


🇺🇸 IKEA

On November 11th, veterans can get a free entree in the IKEA Restaurant with military ID (value up to $9.99) –  soup, garden salad, beverage or dessert not included. Dine in only.


🇺🇸 K&W Cafeteria

On November 11th, veterans can get a free meal with valid military ID from 11AM until closing. Meal includes entree, 2 vegetables, bread, and refillable beverage. Go here to find a location near you.


🇺🇸 KNOTT’S BERRY FARM

If you are a veteran or are currently serving in the military, you can snag a FREE admission for yourself AND one guest to Knott’s Berry Farm from November 1st-16th and November 27th-December 15th. Keep in mind that the eligible person must be present and that proper I.D. will need to be presented at the entrance gate.

In addition, veterans/active military will be able to purchase up to six additional tickets for just $35 each from November 1st-16th or $40 each from November 27th-December 15th.


🇺🇸 KRYSTAL

During breakfast hours on Saturday, November 11th, all active and retired military personnel may receive a free sausage biscuit as the Krystal’s way of saying “thank you.”


🇺🇸 LITTLE CAESARS

On Saturday, November 11th, from 11AM to 2PM, veterans and active military members can receive a free $5 HOT-N-READY Lunch Combo. Limit one promotional item per veteran or active member – no coupon required to redeem the offer. Veterans and military personnel must present proof of service (such as ID card with veteran designation, DD-214 form, or current military issued ID card).


🇺🇸 LOGAN’S ROADHOUSE

On November 11th from 11AM-6PM, former and active-duty military members can get a free American Roadhouse Meal – no coupon required. Just drop in on Veterans Day with your proof of service and an appetite, and take your pick from eight great meals free of charge.


🇺🇸 MAIN EVENT

On November 11th, from open-5PM, active duty military and veterans can score a free entree and a $10 FUNcard with proof of military service with either a military ID card, Veterans Affairs card or discharge papers. Go here for more information.


🇺🇸 MARGARITA’S MEXICAN

On November 11th, Margaritas is offering 2 complimentary entrees – one to all veterans and active members of the military, as well as their significant others this Veterans Day.


🇺🇸 MAX & ERMA’S

On November 11th, Max & Erma’s will be offering up a free 1/2 lb Hand Crushed Cheeseburger, endless seasoned fries, and fountain drink to all veterans and active duty military! Please note that this offer is for dine-in only at participating locations only. Go here for more info.


🇺🇸 MEINEKE

On November 11th, all veterans and active duty will receive a free Basic Oil Change at participating Meineke locations. Head over here to find a participating location near you.


🇺🇸 MENCHIES

On November 11th only, all veterans and active duty military can receive 6oz of free Yogurt with a valid military ID. Check out the fourth scrolling banner found here for more information.


🇺🇸 NATIONAL PARKS

In honor of the Veterans Day, you can take advantage of an entrance-free Day at over 400 participating National Parks valid November 11th & 12th only. Check out the list of participating parks here.


🇺🇸 O’CHARLEY’S

On November 11th, O’ Charley’s is giving away a free $9.99 entree to any veteran or active duty military personnel. Check out their Facebook page for more details.


🇺🇸 OLIVE GARDEN

All active duty and veterans can eat free on Saturday, November 11th. Go here for more details.


🇺🇸 ON THE BORDER

On November 11th only, On The Border is offering active and former military members a Free Create-Your-Own Combo Meal with rice and beans, plus chips & salsa. Choose two or three of your favorites, on the house. Simply present proof of military ID or service.


🇺🇸 PANERA BREAD

On November 10th, participating Panera Bread locations will be offering a free “You Pick Two” to veterans and active duty military with military ID or when dressed in military uniform. Contact your local restaurant to verify participation.


🇺🇸 PRICE CHOPPER SUPERMARKETS

On November 11th from 7AM-7PM, active duty military & veterans enjoy a free coffee & donut!


🇺🇸 PUBLIX

On November 11th, veterans, military personnel, and their families are invited to save 10% on groceries at Publix. Excludes prescriptions, alcohol, tobacco, gift cards, lottery tickets, postage stamps, money services, Publix Delivery, and Publix Curbside. Customer is responsible for all applicable taxes.


🇺🇸 RED LOBSTER

To thank veterans, active duty military and reservists for their service, Red Lobster is offering a free appetizer or dessert on November 11th with valid military ID or proof of service.


🇺🇸 RED ROBIN

On November 11th, Red Robin is honoring those who serve and have served with a free Red’s Tavern Double Burger with Bottomless Steak Fries with proof of service.


🇺🇸 RED ROOF INN

Through November 22nd, all current and former military members can get 40% off the best available rate at Red Roof Inn locations with promo code VP#623095, valid on stays from November 1st, 2017 – February 28th, 2018. Book your stay directly online or by calling 1-800-RED-ROOF (800-733-7663).


🇺🇸 RUBY TUESDAY

On November 11th only, Veterans, active duty and reserve service members with presented valid military ID can get a free appetizer from Ruby Tuesday (up to $10 in value).


🇺🇸 SHONEY’S

Shoney’s is offering up a free all-you-can-eat breakfast bar to veterans and active duty military service members on November 11th from 6AM-11AM at participating restaurants with valid military ID.


🇺🇸 SPAGHETTI WAREHOUSE

Spaghetti Warehouse is offering up a buy 1, get 1 free 15-layer Lasagne, Grilled Chicken Alfredo or any original recipe Spaghetti entree – valid from November 10th-12th! Just go here to print your coupon.


🇺🇸 SPORTS CLIPS

Many Sport Clips locations will offer free haircuts to active duty U.S. service members and veterans on Veterans Day, Saturday, November 11th, 2017, with valid proof of service.


🇺🇸 STARBUCKS

Starting November 9th and running through November 13th, Starbucks will be offering up Buy 1 Drink, Get 1 Drink free from 2PM – 5PM at participating locations! Also, in the past, Starbucks has offered up a free tall brewed coffee for veteran’s. Contact your local store to verify details.

Plus, whenever you give a Veterans Starbucks Card or eGift now through November 11th, they’ll donate $5 to veterans organizations that are working to strengthen our communities, including Team Rubicon, Team RWB and The Mission Continues. Go here to order yours.


🇺🇸 TARGET

Through November 11th, Target is offering up a 10% off Veterans Day Military Discount valid for ALL active duty military, veterans and their spouse and/or dependent children. Simply head over here and register and your 10% off coupon will be emailed to you shortly after registering. This 10% off discount is valid for a one-time use either in store or online (some exclusions do apply).


🇺🇸 TEXAS ROADHOUSE

On November 11th, veterans will receive a free lunch from the special Veterans Menu at Texas Roadhouse with proof of military service. Head over here for details.


🇺🇸 TOYS”R”US

Through November 11th, head over here to print a coupon to save 15% off your ENTIRE in-store regular-priced purchase at ToysRUs! This offer includes all active military personnel, retirees, reservists and dependents with military ID. Limit 1 coupon per person and some exclusions do apply.


🇺🇸 VILLAGE INN

On November 11th, all veterans and active military get a free Inn-Credible V.I.B. breakfast at participating Village Inn Restaurants with military ID or proof of service.


🇺🇸 WIENERSCHNITZEL

All veterans and active duty military can grab a free Chili Dog, Small Fries, and a Small Pepsi on November 11th from Wienerschnitzel. Just present your military ID or wear your uniform.


🇺🇸 WHITE CASTLE

On November 11th, military veterans or active military can get a free Breakfast Combo or Castle Combo Meal #1 – 6 from White Castle with proof of military service.


🇺🇸 YARD HOUSE

On November 11th, veterans and active duty military will receive a complimentary appetizer with valid military ID, valid for dine in only.

(Thanks, Rachel, Dudine, Tonya, Kristen, Coupon Pro & Freebies for a Cause!)


Written by Mary for Hip2Save. Mary is a proud mom to 3 kids in Austin, TX, who thrives off Jesus, running long distance, bargain shopping, warm Texas weather, a yummy latte…and a little Candy Crush from time to time. She also loves quality time with family & friends and sharing great deals with others.

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