Veteran’s Day is Wednesday, November 11th. In honor of this day, many stores and restaurants offer some nice freebies and discounts to Veterans and Active Duty Military members. In many cases, proof of military service is required to snag these deals. You may also want to call ahead to make sure your local restaurants are participating and to verify their ID requirements.
On November 11th from 7AM-7PM, Veterans and Active Duty Military can head to IHOP for a free stack of Red, White and Blue pancakes – buttermilk pancakes crowned with glazed strawberries, blueberry compote and whipped topping. Click here for more information.
Outback Steakhouse is offering all Veterans and Active Duty Military a FREE Bloomin’ Onion and a drink on November 11th only! Plus, from November 12th-December 31st, Military Mates will also score 15% off their entire bill. Be sure to bring in a valid form of ID or proof that you were in the Military. Go HERE for more information.
On November 11th only, Veterans and Active Duty Military can snag a FREE doughtnut AND a small coffee at participating Krispy Kreme locations! Proof that you are or were in the Military is required. Please note that you may want to call your local Krispy Kreme before heading out to make sure they are participating.
⬇LONG JOHN SILVER’S⬇
Through November 13th, Long John Silver’s is offering a FREE 2-piece fish basket at participating locations. Please make sure you call your local Long John Silver’s before you head over to make sure your restaurant is participating. Also, for a limited time, get a FREE large drink (no purchase necessary) when you text FISH to 41522!
Spaghetti Warehouse is offering up a Buy one get 1 FREE 15-layer Lasagna or Spaghetti & Meatballs or any original recipe Spaghetti entree – valid on November 11th! Just go HERE to print your coupon (or you can choose to have it emailed to you).
On November 11th only, Texas Roadhouse will be honoring Veterans and Active Duty Military by offering them a FREE Lunch on the house (with proof of military service)! Please note that you will need to choose from their special menu with 10 different options, so be sure to go here to check it out. Plus, this offer includes your choice of a Coca-Cola product, sweet tea/iced tea or coffee.
Applebee’s is offering a FREE meal to all Active Duty Military and Veterans on November 11th! Please note that this is offer is valid for dine-in only and you will need to choose from a limited menu. Also note that drinks and gratuity are NOT included. Go HERE to check out the menu.
Active Duty Military and Veterans can head here and sign up to receive a coupon valid for a FREE All-American Burger on November 11th! Also note that Shoney’s offers up a 15% discount to all Men and Women of the Armed Forces, Police, Fire Department and EMT Units every day. Go here for more info.
From November 9th-12th, Active Duty Military and Veterans can snag a FREE app OR dessert at Red Lobster. Check out their Facebook page for more information on this promo.
On November 11th, Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt will be offering up a FREE cup of Froyo (11 oz) to all Active Duty Military and Veterans! To claim this offer, just show your Military ID or some sort of proof that you were in the Military. Here’s an article with more information.
⬇CALIFORNIA PIZZA KITCHEN⬇
California Pizza Kitchen is offering a FREE meal to all Active Duty Military and Veterans! Please note that there will be a special menu and this offer is valid for dine-in only. Be sure to bring proof that you are or were in the Military with you. See their Facebook page for more info on this promo.
On November 11th, Veterans and Active Duty Military can stop in to their local Denny’s restaurant to snag a FREE Build Your Own Grand Slam meal – valid from 5AM-Noon! Head here for more info.
On November 11th, Veterans and Active Duty Military can enjoy a free entrée (choose from 6 different meals). And, family members dining with Veterans and Active Duty Military will score 10% off their meals too. Go here for more information and to see the participating meals.
On November 11th, Active Duty Military and Veterans can enjoy a FREE slice of pie (valid for dine-in only)! Head here for more information on this promo. Please note that it appears these restaurants are located in California only.
On November 11th, Golden Corral will be offering up a FREE meal from 5PM-9PM for Veterans and Active Duty Military. Go here for more details on this promo.
⬇MAX & ERMA’S⬇
On November 11th, Max & Erma’s will be offering a FREE 3-Course Combo meal to all Veterans and Active Duty Military! This combo includes a cup of soup or side salad, a 6-oz cheeseburger with endless seasoned fries and a fresh baked cookie. Please note that this offer is for dine-in only at participating locations only. Go here for more info.
⬇CHEESEBURGER IN PARADISE⬇
On November 11th, head to Cheeseburger in Paradise where they will be offering up a Free All-American Burger with french fries to Active Duty Military and Veterans! Go HERE to find a location near you.
On November 11th, Red Robin locations are offering up a FREE Tavern Double Burger with Bottomless Steak Fries to all Veterans and Active Duty Military – valid for dine-in only!
Through November 11th, for every Veteran’s Day Starbucks Card or eGift card activated with a minimum of $5, Starbucks is donating $5 to the USO Transition 360 Alliance (an initiative to help U.S. military personnel and their families successfully transition back into civilian life after their service ends).
Through November 22nd, Veterans can score a FREE admission to LEGOLAND Florida! Plus, you’ll also score 50% off tickets for up to six accompanying guests to experience the Park’s 50+ rides, shows and attractions. Make sure you bring a valid form of Military ID or proof that you were in the Military. Head HERE for more info.
On November 11th, Great Clips is offering anyone who comes in for a haircut, a free haircut card to give to an active, inactive, or retired military member of any branch. The Veteran will be able to redeem this card for a FREE haircut between November 11th and December 31st. Military personnel who come in and visit Great Clips on November 11th can either get a FREE haircut that day or pick up a free haircut card to use, with proof of service, any day before December 31st, 2015. Head here to locate a Great Clips near you.
On November 11th, Active Duty Military and Veterans can score a FREE small popcorn with a ticket purchase – no coupon needed! Just be sure to show your Military ID. Check out their Facebook page for more information on this promo.
On November 11th only, Veterans and Military Personnel (and their families) are invited to save 10% on groceries at Publix! Note that this offer excludes prescriptions, alcohol, tobacco, gift cards, Ticketmaster, lottery tickets, postage stamps, and money services. Customer is responsible for all applicable taxes. More details here.
On November 11th, Meineke is offering up a completely FREE oil change to Active Duty Military and Veterans. Go here and enter your zip code to find a location near you.
On November 11th, you can take advantage of an Entrance-Free Day at over 100 participating National Parks! Check out the list of participating parks here.
A BIG thanks to all the Military Men and Women who have served our country in the past and who are currently serving our country now.
(Thanks, Aaron, Renee, Wanda, Brandice, Casey, Kristen and Elizabeth!)