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9/11 Memorial and Museum (New York, NY)
The 9/11 Memorial & Museum will pay tribute to our country’s veterans during Salute to Service, a special five-day tribute honoring our country’s veterans and the families and communities that support them. From Wednesday, Nov. 7, to Sunday, Nov. 11, the 9/11 Memorial & Museum will host a series of events and special programs for veterans and their families, as well as the visiting public. Throughout our tribute, veterans will receive free museum admission. Veterans will also receive half-price museum tickets for two family members during the tribute. Ticketing for Salute to Service will be available at a dedicated ticket table at the museum entrance. For more information, email [email protected]. During Salute to Service, the 9/11 Memorial would like to recognize the many veteran organizations that support the veterans in their community. 

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (Springfield, IL)
In honor of our veterans on Monday, November 11 admission to the museum will be free for military veterans and active-duty personnel.

Aerospace Museum of California (McClellan, CA)
In honor of Veterans Day, Sunday, November 10 is open cockpit day at the Aerospace Museum of California - admission is free to all guests, all day long! View the open cockpits of many of our aircraft. Hear the stories of these aircraft from our wonderful volunteers, many who flew these planes or worked on them. And, at 11am we will be hosting a wreath laying ceremony in our Memorial Plaza to honor all who have served. Tickets are not required for this free event.

Aquarium of the Pacific (Long Beach, CA)
In celebration of Veterans Day, the Aquarium of the Pacific honors veterans and military personnel. These men and women are invited to enjoy the Aquarium with free admission on Veterans Day. The Aquarium is open 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Admission is FREE for active military and veterans when ID is shown at the ticket window. Friends and family will need to buy tickets at your local MWR/ITT office or receive $3 off adult and $1.50 off child admissions by showing a Military ID card at our ticket window.

Ark Encounter (Williamstown, KY) and Creation Museum (Boone County, KY)
If you’re a veteran of the United States Armed Forces, we want to say thank you for your service to our country. So we’re offering veterans free admission to both of our world-class Christian themed attractions, the Ark Encounter and the Creation Museum, on Veterans Day, November 11. And please know that, with a current military ID, active duty members of the United States Armed Forces always receive a 20% discount off admission to either attraction for up to five general admission tickets. And retired members of the armed forces and veterans enjoy a 20% discount off their admission ticket as our way of saying thanks every day of the year.

Bandon Historical Society Museum (Bandon, OR)
Starting at 11AM, Dr. Jason Bell will give a presentation about his experiences as an Air Force orthopaedic surgeon in Iraq and Dave Hankwitz will tell us about his Air Force service flight suit that is on display in the museum. Veterans in attendance will have a chance to introduce themselves as well. A number of military vehicles will be parked in the museum parking lot for your viewing. Admission is free all day (10AM to 4PM) 

Birmingham Zoo (Birmingham, AL)
All veterans, active and retired military and their dependents will receive free admission to the Birmingham Zoo on Saturday, November 9 until Monday, November 11, 2019.

Branson Veterans Homecoming (Vranson, MIO)
we pull out all the stops to showcase the weeklong Branson Veterans Homecoming 2019! No destination loves a celebration more than Branson, and there are so many incredible events, festivals, and other huge happenings throughout the year, but nothing is quite as meaningful as paying our sincere respect...our authentic reverence for their service...our genuine love and affection for our nation’s most treasured heroes - our veterans. 

California State Parks
California State Parks is honoring our military community by providing free admission at 144 State Parks on Veterans Day, November 11.

Colonial Williamsburg (Williamsburg, VA)
All U.S. active-duty military, activated or drilling reservists, and National Guard personnel receive complimentary Single-day admission to Colonial Williamsburg for themselves and up to three direct dependents for any day, once a year. The offer is valid for one visit only. Cannot be combined with any other offers or discounts. Please present your active-duty ID and dependent ID to receive the offer. Active-duty military can either take advantage of the complimentary Single-day admission for themselves and up to three direct dependents, or receive 50 percent off the purchase of up to five Annual Passes. Retired military and veterans qualify for 50 percent off Single-day tickets or Annual Passes for themselves and up to three direct dependents. Military veterans who separated before retirement can bring a copy of their honorable discharge paperwork, DD Form 214, as identification of service.

During Memorial Day weekend and Veterans Day weekend we offer free admission to all active-duty military, retired, veterans, activated or drilling reservists, National Guard personnel, and up to three direct dependents. Active-duty, activated or drilling reservists, and National Guard personnel, please select one complimentary day per year, total; either Memorial Day weekend, Veterans Day weekend, or another day of your choosing.

Columbus Zoo (Columbus, OH)
To honor our veterans and the sacrifices made to serve our country, the Zoo is offering free Zoo admission to all who are serving and have served our great nation, including their immediate family, on November 11, 2019.

Country Music Hall of Fame (Nashville, TN)
The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is excited to celebrate and honor all Active Duty and Retired Armed Services and immediate family members November 10-12 with a weekend full of patriotic programming and free admission (maximum of 4 free admissions per family), and a 10% discount at Circa, Museum Store, and Hatch Show Print Retail Store. 

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (Peninsula, OH)
Each year, CVSR invites veterans, active military, first responders and up to three family members to take a train ride through Cuyahoga Valley Nation Park for free. CVSR reached out to several local veteran organizations this year and will host approximately 900 veterans and their families on the train. All train cars are full.

Dallas Arboretum (Dallas, TX)
November 9-11, 9am-5pm All active duty and retired military personnel receive complimentary admission all weekend (with valid military ID) Pack a picnic and bring a cozy blanket to take in the crisp weather and abundant fall foliage happening in the garden. Enjoy a special jazz and brass performance by 323D Army Band “Ft. Sam’s Own” on Saturday at 2 pm on the Martin Rutchik Concert Stage and Lawn. The Texas Clearwater Revival Band performs Sunday from 2-4 pm, and the 323D Army Band “Ft. Sam’s Own,” Concert Band performs on Monday at 2 pm. Complimentary beer samples are provided Saturday and Sunday by Denton County Brewing Co. Local veteran owned businesses are also in the garden all weekend selling their items.

Denver Zoo (Denver, CO)
Did you know that we have a standing military discount & offer free tours to veterans year round? On #VeteransDay (this Monday) we're giving vets & active military free entry (with valid military ID) + discounted entry for the whole family. Sign up today!

Des Moines Botanical Center (Des Moines, IA)
Veterans receive free admission to the Des Moines Botanical Center in honor of Veterans Day!

Discovery Place
On Veterans Day, both active military and veterans receive free admission to our Museums, and their immediate family members receive $2 off admission. Proper identification must be presented at Admissions to redeem military discounts.

Florida State Parks
Florida State Parks will grant free entry to everyone on Veterans Day, November 11.

Fort Worth Zoo
Join us Friday, Nov. 8 through Sunday, Nov. 10 for Heroes Weekend, an event honoring veterans, reserve- and active-duty personnel of the United States military as well as all first responders. Heroes Weekend will include free admission for the "Hero" and one guest, and a $2 discount on up to four additional tickets. 

Gatorland (Orlando, FL)
Gatorland is offering free admission for all United States veterans and active or retired military personnel! Present your ID at the gate from November 11-30 and also receive 20% off for up to four family members.

Gift and Hobby Show (Indianapolis, IN)
HERO DAY - SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 10 - Pay honor and tribute to all our veterans on Sunday, November 10! All veterans and active duty military get free admission and free parking for the day. Just bring a valid ID, and come enjoy the Christmas Gift + Hobby Show!

Harley-Davidson Museum (Milwaukee, WI)
On November 9-11, Harley-Davidson Museum® will offer free Museum entry for all active Military, Veterans and their families*. Learn more about H-D’s military involvement during the Military Gallery Talks at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Harley-Davidson has always been on the front line – right next to the troops. The first American to enter Germany after World War I did so on a Harley-Davidson® motorcycle. *Free entry with valid Military or Veterans ID for 1 additional adult and up to 4 children 18 years old or younger.

Hayes Presidential Library (Fremont, OH)
Veterans, active-duty military and military reserve members will receive free admission to the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums on Veterans Day, which is Monday, Nov. 11.

Jack Daniel Distillery (Lynchburg, TN)
​As a long-time and committed supporter of the military, we are once again saluting our veterans. This year, the Jack Daniel Distillery will offer free tours to all former, retired and active U.S, military from Nov 9-11, 2019.

James Madison's Montpelier (Montepelier Station, VA)
During Veterans Day Weekend, Montpelier says "thank you" to all active/retired military guests with a free House tour and Museum Shop discount.
November 8 - 11, 2019

JFK Library (Boston, MA)
Veterans receive free admission from the Friday before Veterans Day through the Friday after.  Active members of the military receive free admission year round.

Kennedy Space Center (Kennedy Space Center, FL)
In honor of Veterans Day, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is thanking veterans, active duty, retired and reserve military for their service to the United States. These military heroes will receive complimentary admission November 9 – 11, 2019 for themselves and for up to three guests in their party.

Killington Resort (Killington, VT)
FREE Skiing and Riding: Receive a FREE lift ticket on Veteran's Day 11/11/19 and Memorial Day 5/25/20 (if we're open for skiing and riding). All Active Duty, Retired and Honorably Discharged members of the U.S. Military are eligible for above discounts. Just present a valid U.S. Military or Retired Military ID, a copy of your DD214 form (photo ID required) or discharge certificate (photo ID required) at any ticket window.

Knotts Berry Farm (Buena Park, CA)
MILITARY TRIBUTE DAYS November 3 - 21 and December 2 - 19, 2019
Active, Retired and Veteran U.S. military personnel may receive free admission to Knott's Berry Farm for themselves and one guest from November 3 - 21 and December 2 - 19, 2019.  Restrictions apply. Spouses of deployed military personnel may receive complimentary admission and the option to purchase up to six additional discounted tickets by providing deployment papers. 

Liberty Aviation Museum (Port Clinton, OH)
All veterans and active duty military members will receive free admission to the Liberty Aviation Museum on Veterans Day from 10am - 5pm.

Maryland Science Center (Baltimore, MD)
The Maryland Science Center  is offering free admission to veterans and $2 off to their guests this Veterans Day from 10 AM – 5 PM.

MetroRock Climbing Gymn (Burlington, VT)
Come celebrate Veterans Day with a day of free climbing and gear rentals for all veterans, active military, and their families!

Miracle Hill Golf (Omaha, NE)
All military veterans are welcome at Miracle Hill Golf on Veterans Day between 11:00am-2:00pm for a FREE lesson from a Nebraska PGA Professional!

Monticello (Charlottesville, VA)
Monticello is proud to offer U.S. military veterans complimentary admission to Monticello for Veterans Day Weekend, November 9-11, 2019. Admission is for the regular daily House Tour and Grounds Tickets. Admission for active-duty military personnel is free year-round.

Mount Vernon (Mount Vernon, VA)
Free admission to Mount Vernon for all active duty, former, or retired military personnel on November 11, 2019 from 9:00am - 4:00pm.

Newseum (Washington,DC)
The Newseum once again offers free admission to veterans and active duty members of the U.S. military, plus one guest. This promotion begins Saturday, Nov. 9 and continues throughout Veterans Day weekend, concluding on Monday, Nov. 11.

New York Historical Society (New York, NY)
(tickets are free with museum admission)
How do soldiers cope in the aftermath of war? Hear from the real men and women who've worn the U.S. uniform. Members of the group Voices From War share their stories of trauma and homecoming after conflicts in Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan. After their readings, stick around for questions and a moderated discussion. Sat, November 9th, 2019 | 2-4 pm

NJSIAA (Robbinsville, NJ)
In recognition of Veterans Day, NJSIAA will honor U.S. military veterans and active duty service personnel from November 8-11 by waiving attendance fees for any/all high school-level competitions.

Northwest Trek (Eatonville, WA)
On November 9 - 11, 2019 from 9:30AM - 3:00PM, all veterans and active-duty military get free admission, and their families get half-off general admission at the front gate.

Norwalk Historical Society Museum (Norwalk, CT)
On Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 2:00pm, local historian Eric Chandler will do an encore presentation of his lecture entitled: “Jewish Participation in the American Revolution – Red, White and Jewish” which shares the stories of the Children of Abraham who fought for separation from England. Explore the role played by those Jews who took up arms and endured the hardships and hazards alongside their Christian neighbors and endangered themselves as intelligence gatherers, toiled to ensure a steady supply of food and war materiel and worked tirelessly as financiers to bring about the Noble Experiment that still endures two-hundred and forty years later. Although the Jews in Colonial America represented a small minority of the overall population, their contributions, individually and collectively, were significant beyond their meager numbers. Tickets are $8.00 and can be purchased at or at the door. Free admission for Veterans and Active Military.

Old Town Trolley Tours (St. Augustine, FL)
Each year on Veterans Day, Old Town Trolley Tours offers specials to all veterans, active duty military personnel and police officers*. Old Town Trolley Tours is teaming up with the VFW to provide our guests with remembrance poppies to remind everyone of the service and sacrifices our veterans have made to this country. This year, we’re offering FREE Admission to the following: Old Town Trolley Tours and American Prohibition Museum. Old Town Trolley Tours will take $1 from each ticket sold on Veterans Day to sponsor a puppy with Patriot Service Dogs. Patriot Service Dogs provides veterans with assistance dogs and we are proud to be partnering with them in sponsoring a dog.

Packers Hall of Fame (Green Bay, WI)
T​he Packers Hall of Fame will offer free admission for active military members and veterans, with museum hours on Monday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Members of the military and veterans eating at 1919 Kitchen & Tap will receive a 25 percent discount on food and non-alcoholic beverages. The Packers Pro Shop is also offering 10 percent off all in-store items for active military members and veterans, with some standard exclusions. This offer is valid in-store only, and store hours on Monday are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Patriot's Point Naval & Maritime Museum (Mount Pleasant, SC)
Patriot's Point Naval & Maritime Museum is offering veterans free admission the entire Veterans Day weekend Nov. 9-11, 2019. 

Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium (Tacoma, WA)
From November 9 - 11, 2019 from 9:30AM - 4:00PM, all veterans and active-duty military get free admission, and their families get half-off general admission at the front gate.

Pro Football Hall of Fame (Canton, OH)
Free admission and parking for the Pro Football Hall of Fame for all veterans and active military plus one guest,from November 1-11. Throughout the rest of November and every day at the Pro Football Hall of Fame, veterans and active military receive $5 off museum admission and their spouses and dependents (under 18) receive $3 off. In addition, free parking will be provided for the month of November.

Riverbanks Zoo (Columbia, SC)
Active duty and retired military personnel with a military ID card receive free admission in honor of Veterans Day.

Scottsdale Gun Club (Scottsdale, AZ)
Veterans enjoy free range time on Monday November 11th for Veterans Day!

Seneca Park Zoo (Rochester, NY)
In honor of #VeteransDay and #VeteransWeek, now through November 17th, all active and veteran military personnel and one guest are invited to the Seneca Park Zoo.

Six Flags Over Georgia (Austell, GA)
In honor of Veteran’s Day the park will be hosting Veterans Appreciation Days on Veterans Day Weekend, Saturday, November 9 and Sunday November, 10, 2019. During this weekend, Veterans and disabled Veterans will receive one free admission ticket to Six Flags Over Georgia with a valid Military ID card or DD214 and can purchase an unlimited amount of additional tickets for family members or friends at 50% off plus tax per ticket. Six Flags Over Georgia is open from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on November 9 and 10.

Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens (Akron, OH)
Thank you veterans for your service and sacrifice. To show our appreciation, we are offering complimentary self-guided tours to all veterans and members of the military. Please present your military ID upon arrival. November 10, 2019 from 10am to dusk.

St. Mary's County Recreation and Parks (Leonardtown, MD)
Start off your Veterans Day weekend with some Family Skate from 6-8pm on Friday, November 8 at Leonard Hall Recreation Center.  All individuals who are active military are free!

Sunset Zoo (Manhattan, KS)
On Veterans Day all guests receive free admission in honor of American Soldiers and their families.

Tennessee Veterans Business Association (TVBA) Veterans Day Golf Tournament (not free)
Egwani Farms Golf Course - Rockford, TN
Veteran golfers pay $11 for TVBA Golf Tournament on Nov. 11, 2019!!! Limited to the first 100 veteran golfers that sign up! Fee includes your cart, green fee and lunch. Tournament begins at 11 a.m. and will be over at 5 p.m. Lunch will be provided at noon.

Texas State Parsks
Park entrance is free for all visitors on Sunday, Nov. 10 in honor of both veterans and active military.

The Alamo (San Antonio, TX)
Join us Monday, November 11, for special military programming at the Alamo including firing demonstrations, living history, and free tours and giveaways for all military and veterans.

The National WWI Museum and Memorial (Kansas City, MO)
Join us in honoring veterans with special activities, free public ceremonies on the grounds and free general admission for veterans and active duty military to the Museum and Memorial, Friday, Nov. 8 through Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. In addition, general admission is half price for the public all weekend. On Veterans Day, Americans are encouraged to commit themselves to the cause of peace and to honor the Nation’s veterans for their courage, honor, patriotism and sacrifice. The Museum and Memorial hosts commemoration events every November, highlighting the connections between Veterans Day and World War I.

Tudor Place (Washington, DC)
In honor of Veterans Day guided house tours on Sunday, Nov. 10 focus on stories & artifacts of 6 generations of an American family in wartime, abroad and at home. Military families and veterans tour FREE.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
news release
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will waive day use fees at its more than 2,850 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide in observance of Veterans Day, November 11. The waiver covers fees for boat launch ramps and swimming beaches. The waiver does not apply to camping and camping-related services, or fees for specialized facilities (group picnic shelters) and events. Other agencies that manage recreation areas on USACE lands are encouraged, but not required, to offer the waiver in the areas that they manage.

U.S. Dept of Agriculture Forest Service
Fees are waived at Forest Service-managed day use sites on Veterans Day, November 11, 2019.

USS Carter Hall (New York City, NY)
USS Carter Hall is set to arrive in Staten Island on Nov 8 for Veterans Day weekend. Carter Hall will host free, open to the public ship tours on Saturday Nov 9 and Sunday Nov 10 from 9 am - 5 pm.

USS Midway Museum (San Diego, CA)
Free admission for Veterans and up to 4 family members on Veterans Day (Nov 11).

Washington State Parks
Washington State Parks offer free admission on Nov. 11 — Veterans Day.

Woodland Park Zoo (Seattle, WA)
Free zoo admission on Veterans Day for active duty military, veterans and their spouses.

World of Coca-Cola (Atlanta, GA)
All active duty, reserves and retired members of the Armed Forces will receive complimentary admission to the World of Coca-Cola.

Zoo New England (Boston, MA and Stoneham, MA)
Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo will offer free admission to veterans on Saturday, Sunday and Monday, November 9-11, 2019.

Be sure to visit Operation We Are Here's exclusive listing of organizations that offer free vacation and recreational opportunities for military veterans and their families ALL YEAR LONG! - LINK

Free car wash - Grace for Vets
Grace For Vets is a united front of car wash operators that provide a FREE CAR WASH to veterans & service personnel each year on November 11 to honor their past and present service to their country.

The mission of Grace For Vets, a non-profit organization, is to honor those who have served or are currently serving their country. This international program unites the car wash industry each year on November 11. Whether observing Veterans Day, Remembrance Day or Armistice Day, we unite together as a whole, and provide FREE car washes to ALL veterans and service personnel.

Free car wash - Jacksons Car Wash (Arizona)
Jacksons Car Wash has a 10% discount every day and offers a free full-service car wash on Veterans Day for our active and retired military.

Free car wash - Sheetz
news release
On Monday, Nov. 11, Sheetz is inviting all veterans and active-duty military personnel to enjoy a free 6-inch turkey sub and a regular size fountain drink at any of its store locations. Sheetz locations offering car washes will also provide a free car wash to veterans and active-duty military.

Free car wash - Tommy's Express Car Wash
Veterans and active servicemen wash for free November 8 - 11, 2019

Free dental care - Dentistry at Somerset (Ames, IA)
November 1, 2019 – FREE Dental Care for Veterans, Active Military & First Responders

Free dental care - Eastwood Dental Office (Syracuse, NY)
On November 11th at 7am Dr. Joan Laura will be a hero in her own right. She is opening the doors to her dental practice for FREE dental care to any vet who walks in through her doors. This will be Dr. Laura's eighth year helping vets, and she couldn't be more proud. "My parents instilled a strong sense of patriotism in each of their kids." This due to the fact that her father, the late Dr. John Laura... also a dentist served in the Korean war and her Grandfather, Anthony Ross, was a World War 1 vet. Each vet can choose either a cleaning, a filling or an extraction. They simply need to bring proof of their status and complete a short medical history form. The office is located at Eastwood Dental, 2326 James Street, Syracuse, NY. No eligible patient will be turned away. Dr. Laura would love to exceed the 60+ patients she cared for last year. 

Free dental care - Flint River Dental (Huntsville, AL)
Free Veterans Dental Day on Saturday, November 9 from 9am to 1pm. We will be providing free dental exams, radiographs, cleaning, fillings and extractions on a first come first serve basis. Registration begins at 8:30. Services reserved for those without dental insurance. 

Free dental care - Lowrance (Rockwall, TX)
One of the outstanding programs we run is “Dental Day for Veterans Day” or “D-Day for V-Day,” our annual FREE dental clinic. This year it will be all day November 8th. Specific details will be forthcoming but in the meantime, if you, you know a Rockwall veteran, who needs dental care or has not been to see dentist recently, this a great opportunity to allow them to see a local dentist for a check-up (examination and cleaning) and a front line procedure (e.g. fill a cavity, etc). Last year we treated over 70 veterans who needed help, this year we want to treat even more. Please reach out to local vets who need help and will benefit from good dental health! Call or text 972-762-7685 for an appointment. Please bring DD-214, License with Veteran endorsement or ID card. 

Free dental care - Partners in Dental Care (Grand Rapids, MI)
Partners in Dental Care is hosting a FREE dental care event for veterans. 
When: The event is from 8am-2pm on November 1, 2019.
Where: 2565 Forest Hills Avenue, S.E. Suite 200, Grand Rapids, MI 49546. 
Who: Veterans in need of dental care. 
What: Free cleanings, fillings and simple extractions available on a first come, first served basis.

Free dental care - Peninsula Center of Cosmetic Dentistry (Los Altos, CA)
Our 7th Annual Smiles for Troops event on Monday, November 11th. We will be offering free dentistry to all veterans who served in the Middle East and Africa at our two locations. Our doctors and staff will be volunteering their time to perform free cleanings, fillings, crowns, and repairs to chipped teeth. Veterans can call our Los Altos office at (650) 948-5524 to schedule an appointment for this event. We have teamed up with Dental Arts of Mountain View. To schedule an appointment at that office, please call (650) 969-2600.

Free fitness - Planet Fitness, Inc.
news release
In honor of Veterans Day, Planet Fitness, Inc. invites all veterans and active military personnel to work out for free at any of Planet Fitness' more than 1,800 clubs throughout the United States from Nov. 8 – 15.*

In addition to full access to club services such as free small group fitness training taught anytime by [email protected] certified trainers, veterans and active military personnel are invited to bring a workout buddy with them at no additional charge and relax after they work out with free HydroMassage and chair massages. HydroMassage provides a convenient way to enjoy the relaxing benefits of a massage, typically enjoyed either pre-workout to loosen tight muscles or post-workout as a cool-down. Travelling jets move up and down the body with wave-like streams of heated water, allowing users to select the exact points where they would like to concentrate the massage, select the desired massage pressure, adjust the speed and even hold the massage in any given area.

Free float spa - Symmetry (Folsom, CA)
Symmetry in Folsom, CA is offering a free float therapy session to any veteran who books a Symmetry assessment. Symmetry offers postural alignment therapy, stretch therapy and float therapy. Float therapy has proven to help with some symptoms of PTSD and depression. To schedule an appointment call 916-467-7764. Visit for more information. Free offer is valid for appointments made Nov. 11 - Nov. 16, 2019.

Free float spa - True Rest Float Spa
True REST is committed to helping veterans and active military by donating free floats on the 11th of each month – every month. Float Therapy has been shown to reduce blood pressure, stress, anxiety, and physical pain, as well as improve sleep quality and increase feelings of serenity and well-being. Clinical research has reported floating also has a profoundly beneficial effect on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other stress and pain related conditions.

Free haircut - Great Clips
VETERANS & CURRENT MILITARY MEMBERS -- Visit a U.S. Great Clips salon on Nov. 11 receive either a free haircut that day or the free haircut card to use at a later date.

Purchase a service at a U.S. great Clips salon on Veterans Day (Nov. 11) and get a free haircut card to give to a veteran you know.

Haircut Cards are redeemable until December 31, 2019.

Free haircut - Sports Clips
Many Sports Clips locations are also offering free haircuts to service members and veterans with valid military identification - check here for participating stores and store hours. Anyone can support the cause by making a donation when checking out at a Sport Clips location. On Veterans Day, November 11, the company donates an additional dollar for every haircare service to the scholarship program, which added more than $100,000 to the total last year and will be even higher in 2019.

Free health care consultation - Operation 11/11
In recognition of Veterans Day, Christian entrepreneur Clint Phillips, founder of telehealth apps of Medici and 2nd.MD, is offering military veterans the opportunity to receive free, concierge level health care consultations. Calling it Operation 11/11, all veterans who register at Medici  at
will have access to text, voice or video consultations with doctors specializing in general practice, psychiatry, dermatology, orthopedics and more. With this access, veterans can receive expert advice, diagnosis, prescriptions or referrals to other specialists. Proof of military service is required, although health insurance is not needed.

Free lodging - B&Bs for Vets (bed and breakfasts)
The B&Bs for Vets program sponsored by the Association of Independent Hospitality Professionals (AIHP) is our way of thanking our active military and veterans who are serving or have served our country. Most of the inns are offering one free room night on Sunday, November 10 so you can enjoy the local Veterans Day celebrations. To locate a participating B&B just click on the flags on the adjacent map. Enlarge the map as needed and click on the flag(s) in your area. Clicking on the inn/B&B’s image will take you to their page where you will see their offers and contact information.

Free movie - Alamo Drafthouse Woodbury (Woodbury, MN)
We are happy to honor our veterans and active military with free movie tickets on Monday, November 11th, at our Alamo Twin Cities location! To redeem your free ticket, simply visit the box office and present your military ID or proof of service any time in advance of a screening. This offer is valid for any film playing on November 11th and can only be redeemed at the box office (not valid for advanced ordering online). 

Free oil change - Jiffy Lube Utah
Jiffy Lube salutes our men and women in uniform this Veterans Day. On Monday 11/11, Veterans and Active Duty Military receive a free oil change at Jiffy Lube!

Free oil change - Thayer Honda (Bowling Green, OH)
FREE oil changes for Veterans on Friday, November 8th and Saturday, November 9th! Call or schedule your appointment online at any Thayer Family Dealership

Thayer Ford: (419) 353-5271
Thayer Nissan: (419) 353-5271
Thayer Honda: (419) 354-2222
Thayer Chevy: (419) 353-5751
Thayer Toyota: (419) 353-5751

Up to six quarts of semi-synthetic oil. Diesel excluded. Good at all of the Thayer Family Dealerships!

Free tank of gas (Huntington Beach, CA)
Military Gas Giveaway - Monday, November 11th 2019, 8:00am - 10:00am
G&M Gas Station - 15971 Goldenwest St, Huntington Beach, CA 92647

Each year, Veterans Day reminds us of all the brave men and women who fight for freedom on our behalf. The members of our military make countless sacrifices to protect the lives we enjoy in this country. What they do takes an incredible amount of courage. They deserve our most sincere thanks.

While we can never fully thank these people, Nuvision will be honoring them by continuing the tradition of hosting Gas Giveaways on Veterans Day. 

We will be hosting a free event at the G&M gas station at the corner of Edinger & Goldenwest Street in Huntington Beach, CA. Our team of volunteers will be pumping free gas for active military and veterans*.

Free oil change - Jiffy Lube
Jiffy Lube service centers are independently owned and operated so each service center determines its own deals and promotions. Give your nearest service center a call to find out if they are offering a free oil change this Veterans Day.

Free pet adoption - Annenberg Pet Space (Playa Vista, CA)
In honor of Veterans Day, Annanberg Pet Space will be open with enhanced programming on November 11 and will waive all adoption fees to any veteran who adopts a new pet during Veterans Day Weekend. Admission and all programming are free!

Free tire, brake, & battery checks - Goodyear and Just Tires
news release
To recognize and honor military service this Veterans Day weekend, Goodyear Auto Service and Just Tires locations nationwide are offering free car care checks and free tire installation to all active and retired members of the U.S. military.

The special Veterans Day weekend free car care check includes an inspection of tires, brakes, alignment, battery, wiper blades, and shock and struts. They can also receive free tire installation with any tire purchase during the promotional period, a value of at least $25 per tire installed. Active and retired military service members with valid military ID can begin scheduling appointments Nov. 8 – 11 and redeem service through Nov. 16.

Free transit & rides - Brazos Transit District (OH) (Bryan, TX)
Brazos Transit District (BTD) will offer free unlimited rides to all United States Armed Forces veterans & active military on Veterans Day, Monday, November 11, 2019. This offer is good on any BTD Fixed Route in the cities of Bryan/College Station, Lufkin/Diboll, Nacogdoches, Cleveland & Dayton/Liberty/Ames.

Free transit & rides - CATA (Lansing, MI)
Veterans ride free on Sunday, November 11, 2019.

Free transit & rides - Iowa City Transit (Iowa City, IA)
Iowa City Transit is offering complimentary rides to veterans and their families on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. Riders are asked to show a military ID or other identification that indicates veteran status. Rides will be available on fixed-route City of Iowa City buses and Johnson County Seats. 

Free transit & rides - Jefferson Lines
Jefferson Lines is proud to announce its Fifth Annual Free Veteran Travel on any Jefferson Lines schedule for all active military members and veterans in honor of Veterans Day this November 11, 2019.

Free transit & rides - Omnitrans (San Bernadino, CA)
To thank and honor our veterans, Omnitrans is offering free rides to the men and women who have served in the United States Armed Forces on Monday, November 11, 2019.

Free transit & rides - RTC Southern Nevada (Southern NV)
Active military and veterans can ride the bus for free on Veterans Day. Riders presenting the appropriate identification card from any state will be allowed to board for free.

Free transit & rides - SARTA(Stark Area Regional Transit Authority) (Canton, OH)
This Veteran's Day (11/11/19) SARTA would like to thank all veterans and their families for their service. In observance of Veteran's Day, SARTA will be providing all veterans with free rides on all of SARTA's services, Fixed Route and Proline included. When boarding the bus for your ride, all you have to do is show our driver a form of Proof of Service.

Free transit & rides - South Shore Line (Michigan City, IN)
news release
To show our gratitude, all veterans are invited to ride the South Shore Line for free through the weekend of November 9-11, 2018, and on Veterans Day (November 11), observed November 12. As train personnel walk through the train, please let them know that you are a veteran or active military personnel, and they will provide you a ride at no charge. No identification will be required. Up to three children 13 years of age and under may ride free with each veteran on off- peak weekday and all weekend trains.

Free transit & rides - Topeka Metro (Topeka, KS)
Each November, Topeka Metro honors veterans with our Vets Ride Free promotion, where active duty military personnel and veterans can ride the Topeka Metro fixed route service for free all month. Any veteran must show the bus operator their military ID when boarding the fixed route bus.

Free transit & rides - Victor Valley Transit (Apple Valley, CA)
In honor of Veterans Day, all passengers will ride free on all routes including Route 15, NTC Commuter and Direct Access on Monday November 11th!

Free transit & rides - Wave Transit (Wilmington, NC)
On Monday, November 11, 2019, on Veterans Day, Wave Transit honors veterans and active duty military and up to 2 accompanying friends or family members with free unlimited bus rides all day! For more info call (910) 202-2045 or email [email protected].

Free wedding gowns - Brides Across America
Brides Across America nationwide event dates November 2019.
*All brides must pre-register online - LINK


National Anthem Girl - A Story about Gratitude

Celebrate and honor our veterans! Bring the 'NATIONAL ANTHEM GIRL' film to your school, civic club, hometown theater... even use it as a fundraiser!

What started as a desire to honor America’s brave led to a remarkable cross-country journey that would change one woman’s life forever, as she sought to become the first person in history to perform The National Anthem in all 50 United States.

Narrated by Janine Stange herself, the documentary follows the self-financed two-year journey that saw her going from a frustrated singer, living in L.A. with visions of stardom, to a dedicated one-woman show on a state-by-state mission to spread American pride and to display gratitude for the brave men and women the Anthem represents.

A portion of proceeds from the film are being donated to several organizations whose sole purpose is the support of U.S. military personnel, past and present.

To learn more and to bring National Anthem Girl to your school, group, or theater, visit the Official Website - ​

Janine Stange's website -


Free (& discounted) restaurant meals, Veterans Day breakfast & dinner, coffee & more

It is recommended that you call ahead to see if your local restaurant is participating in these offers.

Ameristar Casino (Council Bluffs, IA)
In honor of Veterans Day, all military personnel who have served past & present may receive one free lunch buffet on Monday, November 11, by presenting military ID at the Heritage Buffet.

Veterans and active duty military eat a free meal at Applebee's on November 11, 2019.

Aspen Creek Grill
Aspen Creek Grill, offering scratch made, comfort fresh food and a full-service bar, will serve complimentary meals from a special menu to both active-duty and military veterans from 11 a.m. to close on Monday November 11th in recognition of Veterans Day. Veterans wishing to stop in for a complimentary meal at Aspen Creek Gill locations may do so from 11 a.m. to close on Monday November 11th at any of our eight restaurant locations and showing their proof of service or military ID cards.

Back Yard Burgers
This Veterans Day – Monday, November 11 — Back Yard Burgers is offering a free Back Yard Classic Burger to all active duty service members and veterans who show their military ID, discharge papers, proof of service or are in uniform. No purchase is necessary for veterans to get this complimentary burger.

Bagger Dave's
Veterans, first responders and active-duty military personnel will receive a free Great American Cheeseburger and fries. This deal is dine-in only and doesn’t include gratuity or tax.

Baker's Square
news release
In honor of Veterans Day, active duty military and veterans can enjoy a free meal on Monday, November 11, 2019. Military discount of 10% all year.

Bavarian Inn (Frankenmuth, MI)
Calling all veterans and military personnel! Thank you for all you have done to protect all of us and our great country. Come visit this Monday (11/11/19) and let us treat you to a free chicken dinner.

Beef O'Brady's Northdale (Tampa, FL)
Veterans eat free on Monday November 11 at Beef O'Brady's Northdale.

Belterra Casino (Florence, IN)
Veterans and active duty military personnel are invited to The Buffet for a complimentary meal! Join us on Monday, November 11 for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

BIBIBOP will be honoring Veteran’s Day by giving a free bowl to all veterans and active duty military. All BIBIBOP locations, all day long. *In-store purchases only.

BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse
news release
All service members can enjoy a complimentary entree up to $14.95, plus a free Dr Pepper beverage, by presenting a military ID or proof of service at any BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse nationwide. Offer is valid on Monday, November 11, for dine-in guests only at BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse locations and is limited to one entree and Dr Pepper beverage per person.

Black Angus Steakhouse (discount)
Black Angus Steakhouse salutes veterans and active duty military with a $9.99 All American Steal Plate on November 11, 2019.

Bob Evans
Veterans and Active Duty Military, this Veterans' Day your meal is on us*. Join us on Monday, November 11, 2019 and we'll treat you to one of 13 favorite entrees. *One free item from this menu only valid for veterans and active duty military personnel on November 11, 2019 at all Bob Evans Restaurants. Not valid with other offers, discounts or coupons. Dine-in only. 

Bombshells (Texas)
news release
Bombshells Restaurant & Bar will provide free meals and soft drinks for veterans of any branch of the U.S. Armed Forces and 20% discount on meals and soft drinks for accompanying family members, on November 11. All Bombshells are open 11AM to 2AM for lunch, happy hour, dinner and late night. Veterans and active service members always receive 20% discount on meals and soft drinks every day at Bombshells.

Buffalo Wild Wings
On Veterans Day this year (November 11), participating Buffalo Wild Wings restaurants will offer free small boneless or traditional wings and fries for all veterans or active-duty service members to show appreciation for their service. The offer is for dine-in only, and a valid military ID is required for redemption.

California Pizza Kitchen
On Monday, November 11, California Pizza Kitchen invites veterans and active military to enjoy a complimentary entrée from a special Veterans Day Menu at all participating restaurants nationwide.

Calhoun's Restaurant
Free meal on November 11.

CentraArchy restaurants (California Dreaming, New York Prime, Chophouse '47, The Tavern at Phipps, California Roadhouse)
CentraArchy restaurants once again offers veterans their service. Any U.S. veteran or active duty military member is invited to enjoy a FREE entree Monday, November 11, at any CentraArchy restaurant location. Visit *New York Prime, California Dreaming, The Tavern at Phipps, Chophouse New Orleans, Carolina Roadhouse, Joey D’s Oak Room, Chophouse ’47 or Gulfstream Café on Monday, November 11, 2019 with a valid military ID or proof of service to enjoy a free entrée from the regular dinner menu (excluding AQ items, Porterhouse, alcohol and tax, dine-in).

Chicken Salad Chick
On Monday, November 11, active military and veterans receive a free chick special and drink.

Veterans and active-duty military personnel will receive a free meal from a special menu. Deal is for dine-in only and doesn’t include beverages and gratuity.

news release
Chipotle Mexican Grill will offer its annual military appreciation BOGO deal in celebration of military service members around the country. The special BOGO offer is valid from open to close on Veterans Day, Monday, November 11, 2019.

City Barbeque
All day on Monday, November 11, all veterans and US military can stop by any City Barbeque joint and get a free sandwich, two sides, and a regular beverage.

City of Hollywood Veterans Day Barbecue (Hollywood, FL)
The Veterans Day BBQ is hosting a free meal for Hollywood, Florida military veteran residents on Monday November 11 at TY Park’s Corporate Pavilion #12 at noon.

Claim Jumper
Claim Jumper Restaurant & Saloon is offering military veterans a free meal on Monday, November 11, 2019 at participating locations. Dine in only.

Clemson Undergraduate Student Government (Clemson, SC)
Join us for the Annual Veterans Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, November 23rd from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Come eat pancakes and sausages in honor of Veterans Day. Tickets are $5 and all veterans eat free! E-mail [email protected] for tickets.

Coffee Beanery
news release
Coffee Beanery would like to invite our country's veterans and active duty military this Veterans Day, Monday, November 11th to enjoy a free tall cup of coffee.

Cotton Patch Cafe
Every Veterans Day, all our restaurants are proud to serve our Award Winning Chicken Fried Steak or Chicken Fried Chicken FREE to all Veteran’s and Active Duty Military.

Country Cookin
All active, reserve, retired, and honorably discharged members of the U.S. military are invited to dine at their local Country Cookin on Veterans Day, November 11th. Simply show valid military ID (such as a Veteran’s Administration benefits card) and fill out the service card to receive a free salad bar or $5 off any entree.

Cracker Barrel
This Veterans Day, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® will show its appreciation for the U.S. military by offering veterans a complimentary Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola® Cake dessert or its Pumpkin Pie Latte at all 660 Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® locations nationwide. From Oct. 28 through Nov. 11, Cracker Barrel will offer $25 off all U.S. military branch-themed rocking chairs and 25 percent off all other military licensed products in its retail stores and online, including clothing, home furnishings and drinkware.

news release
In observance of Veterans Day, all active or retired servicemen and women (with Military ID or DD214) will be eligible for a Free Build Your Own Grand Slam from 5am-12pm on Monday, November 11th.

Dunkin' Donuts
news release
On November 11, veterans and active duty military can enjoy a free donut at Dunkin' Donuts restaurants nationwide, no purchase necessary

East Coast Wings
We would like to thank our veterans and all those currently serving our country by offering them a free meal from our selected menu on Monday, November 11th. Menu includes fan favorite items such as our cheeseburger, wings and more. Dine in only.

Eat’n Park Restaurants (discount)
All active and former United States military personnel and their families will receive a special 10% discount for the entire month of November at all Eat’n Park Restaurants. The discount applies to all meals on the active or former military personnel’s check. The veterans discount cannot be combined with any other discounts or coupons, is not valid for takeout, online orders, gift card purchases or at Proof of service is required. The veterans discount ends November 30, 2019.

El Chico Cafe
​Veterans and active military eat free on #VeteransDay! at participating locations.

Emmet's Social Table
news release
Emmet’s Social Table is honoring local veterans and troops with a free meal on Veterans Day (Monday, November 11, 2019). In addition, the acclaimed brand will start the salute early and offer a free meal on the Sunday before (Sunday, November 10, 2019) during its business hours (11:30 am to 9:30 pm). The offer consists of FREE tapas with the purchase of a drink and its maximum discount per military guest is $15. Emmet’s also offers a 10 percent discount on food purchases to its military guests every day.

Famous Dave's
On Monday, November 11 in honor of Veterans Day, Famous Dave’s would like to thank all former and current military personnel for their dedication and service to our country by offering a FREE 2 Meat Salute*.

Fatz Southern Kitchen invite all veterans and active military to join us for a free World Famous Calabash Chicken® basket on the observed Veterans Day, Monday, November 11th. Fatz will host Military Appreciation Month in November with a special offer all month long. From November 1st to the 30th, all veterans and active military members will receive 20% off their entrée each time they visit Fatz.

54th Street Grill & Bar and 54th Street Restaurant & Drafthouse
54th Street Grill & Bar and 54th Street Restaurant & Drafthouse will be offering a free entrée for veterans and active duty military on Monday, November 11, 2019.

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill
Dine with a Veteran or Active Duty Service Member on Monday, November 11 and their lunch or dinner is our treat! Reserve your table today. Please bring a valid form of military ID or wear your uniform to receive a complimentary entree.

news release
Friendly’s is treating veterans and active military to a free breakfast, lunch or dinner on Veterans Day, Monday, November 11, 2019.

Golden Corral
Free dinner buffet for veterans and military personnel on November 11, 2019 from 5-9 pm.

Green Mill Restaurant and Bar
Green Mill honors our military on Veterans Day, Monday, November 11, 2019 with a free menu item for lunch or dinner. Offer includes any single item from our menu. Pizza restricted to a small one-topping Deep Dish. Offer is available for dine-in only.

Grub Burger Bar
news release
On November 11, all military personnel can enjoy a complimentary entree at
participating Grub Burger Bar locations with a valid military ID.

Hamburger Stand
news release
​Hamburger Stand, the quintessential burger joint, is proud to treat American heroes who currently serve or have served in the armed forces with a complimentary meal and drink on Veterans Day (November 11, 2019).

news release
On Monday, November 11, all veterans who present a military ID or proof of service and purchase a beverage at any participating Hooters location nationwide will receive a free entrée from the Hooters Veterans Day Menu (available for dine-in only).

Hoss's Steak & Sea
On November 11 from 11am-9pm, veterans and active duty military can eat at the soup, salad and dessert bar for free. Must show proof of military status and valid I.D. is required.

news release
Houlihan's Restaurants will honor America's veterans and active-duty military on Veterans Day, Monday, November 11, 2019 with a complimentary meal, in addition to the fifteen-percent food discount that is offered every day throughout the year. The Veterans Day menu is comprised of guest favorites including the Houlihan's Burger, Veggie Burger, Heartland Grilled Chicken Salad (grilled or fried), Fish and Chips, Brentwood Chicken Sandwich (grilled or fried), Southwest Grilled Chicken Wrap, Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo and a 5-oz. Petite Top Sirloin. The Houlihan's restaurants in the northeast will serve Down Home Pot Roast in lieu of the 5 oz. Petite Top Sirloin.

Huddle House
news release
Huddle House is offering a free order of Sweet Cakes to all active duty, retired and veteran military members and veterans with proper I.D. from November 8—November 11, 2019.

news release
Hy-Vee and Hallmark are thanking veterans and active-duty military members with a card-signing event at Hy-Vee's more than 260 stores during the grocer's annual free Veterans Day breakfast event. On Monday, Nov. 11, all veterans and active-duty military members are invited to enjoy a free breakfast buffet, while customers and guests can sign the 100,000 Hallmark cards that will be delivered to troops who are currently serving.

Jet's Pizza (discount)
Military veterans, retirees and active-duty personnel can get 50% off any menu-priced pizza with military ID. Pickup orders only; online orders not eligible.

Kiwanis High Desert Veterans' Dinner (Southern California)
 The Kiwanis Tri-Community Veteran's Dinner began 24 years ago with the goal of honoring and appreciating the men and women who have served our country. The dinner is run by Jr High and High School students as a way to bridge the gap from generation to generation. As the event has grown, so has the vision; what started as a dinner for less than 100 people has now become a community event where dinner is served to almost 1000 people each year.

LaMar's Donuts
Veterans and active military personnel to receive a free donut and 12-ounce coffee on Monday, November 11

Little Caesar's Pizza
news release
Little Caesars® Pizza is offering all United States Armed Forces veterans and active military a free $5 HOT-N-READY® Lunch Combo from 11:00a.m. to 2:00p.m, at participating stores nationwide this Veterans Day.

Logan's Roadhouse
On Monday, Nov. 11, Logan’s Roadhouse is inviting all active duty and retired U.S. military personnel to enjoy a free meal from of the American Roadhouse menu in honor of Veterans Day. This offer is available from 3-6 p.m. at all Logan’s Roadhouse restaurants nationwide on Nov. 11. Logan’s Roadhouse continues its support of veterans and active duty military with free meal offers throughout the year and a 10% discount every day.

Lucille's Smokehouse Bar-B-Que
news release
To celebrate Veterans Day, November 11, Lucille’s is offering free dessert. and 20% off to for all active duty and veterans for the month of November (proof of service required). Excludes Thanksgiving.

Main Event Entertainment
news release
On Monday, Nov. 11, Main Event invites all active-duty and retired U.S. military personnel to visit their nearest center for FREE food and fun all day! All military personnel will receive 30 minutes of game play that can be used on more than 100 interactive video games. Honored guests can also enjoy a free entrée from a special menu.

Manhattan Bagel Company
On Veterans Day, Monday, November 11, Manhattan Bagel Company will offer a free bagel and cream cheese to all veterans at participating locations.

Max & Erma's
This Veterans Day, we're honored to offer all veterans & active military a free cheeseburger, endless fries & fountain drink. Valid Monday, November 11th, 2019 at participating locations.

McCormick & Schmicks
McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants will thank veterans of the U.S. military, National Guard, Gold Star parents and Gold Star spouses by offering them a free entree on Sunday, November 10.

McGrath's Fish House (Washington, Oregon, Idaho)
Veterans and active duty military enjoy a free meal on Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11.

Menchie’s is offering all active and retired military personnel their first 6 ounces FREE this Veterans Day: Monday, November 11. To claim the offer, military members will need to present a valid military ID at the time of purchase.

Milwaukee Burger Co. (Milwaukee, WI)
Veterans will eat FREE up to $12.99 on November 11!

Movie Scoop
This Veteran's Day on Nov. 11, please enjoy a free medium popcorn and free medium beverage at all MovieScoop cinemas.

O'Charley's Restaurant and Bar
news release
In honor of Veterans Day, active duty military and veterans can enjoy a free meal on Monday, November 11, 2019. Military discount of 10% all year.

On the Border
news release
On Monday, Nov. 11, all active and retired members of the U.S. military are invited to visit their nearest On The Border restaurant to receive a free meal that includes two items served with rice and beans.

Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt & Treats
Retired and active-duty military members get a free small cup of frozen yogurt at participating locations. 

Otter's Chicken (Georgia)
news release
Participating Otter’s locations in Georgia will offer service members a complementary combo meal and drink on Monday, November 11 to honor their sacrifice and commitment to the country. Otter’s also will provide a free meal to the spouses of our nation’s military service members (with a military dependent ID).

Outback Steakhouse (discount)
Outback is honoring ALL heroes from 11/8 to 11/11/2019 with 20% off. The 20% off heroes discount is open to servicemen and women, police officers, firefighters, and first responders with corresponding state or federal service ID, plus military personnel and their immediate family members with ID.

Ovation Brands restaurants
news release
Old Country Buffet®, Ryan's®, HomeTown® Buffet and Country Buffet® - and Furr's Fresh Buffet® are honoring veterans and all military this Veterans Day with a free meal at all their restaurants. On the observed Veterans Day holiday of Monday, November 11, 2019, veterans, active, retired and reserve military may enjoy a free buffet and non-bottled beverage at over 100 restaurants. The offer is available at participating locations while supplies last. 

Pilot Flying J
news release
Pilot Flying J is thanking those who serve this Veterans Day with a free breakfast. From November 8–11, active-duty and retired military veterans can redeem an offer in the Pilot Flying J app to enjoy a free Pilot Coffee of any size with their choice of a PJ Fresh breakfast sandwich, packaged pastry item or a Cinnabon Center of the Roll.

Primanti Bros.
news release
Active or retired military can enjoy a free Primanti Bros. Almost Famous sandwich in honor of their service to America, Sunday, Nov. 10 and Monday, Nov. 11, at all Primanti Bros. locations across six states.

Quaker Steak & Lube
news release
Quaker Steak & Lube, one of the nation’s leading family, casual-dining chains, with franchise opportunities available, is honoring all military veteran, active duty and reservist service members with free or discounted meals at participating locations on Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. Veterans Day offers vary by restaurant location and include free meals up to $15 with non-alcoholic beverage or meal discounts.

Red Lobster
In honor of Veterans Day, Red Lobster is offering a free appetizer or dessert to veterans, active duty military and reservists with a valid military ID on Monday, November 11. The offer is available in-restaurant or on To Go orders picked up in-restaurant.

Red Robin
news release
Red Robin is inviting all veterans and active duty military members to enjoy a free Red’s Tavern Double burger with Bottomless Steak Fries at participating locations on Veterans Day.

Ri Ra Las Vegas (discount)
On Veterans Day, Rí Rá Las Vegas’, authentic Irish pub located at the Shoppes at Mandalay Bay, is honoring those that have served, by offering a 15 percent discount to veterans and military members on all food purchases. Active and non-active military members must show a valid military ID to receive the discount.

To honor our veterans on Veterans Day we will be giving FREE coffee to all who have served!

Sagebrush Steakhouse
All veterans and active duty personnel receive a complimentary meal from a select menu on Monday, Nov. 11th, 2019. Offer valid from 11am-10pm.

Shane's Rib Shack
Shane’s locations nationwide are gearing up to honor local military all month long. To thank and express gratitude, participating Shane’s locations will provide active and veteran military with a free sandwich combo meal on November 11th through November 13th. Many locations will also be visiting VA hospitals, nursing homes, and veteran support organizations serving catered meals to personally thank and honor vets.

To all veterans and active U.S. military, join us for a free breakfast from the fresh food bar until 11 a.m. on Monday, November 11th. We'd be proud to have you.

Smokey Bones
Smokey Bones restaurants will treat active duty and retired military members this Veterans Day with dessert! Veterans are invited to select from a Hot Bag O’Donuts, Chocolate Cake, Mixed Berry Cheesecake or a Belgian Waffle Sundae. Military guests can stop by any time during restaurant hours and offer is valid on dine-in orders only. Monday, November 11, 1 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Smokey's Pub and Grill and Beaver Island Brew
Smokey's and Beaver Island Brew would like to thank our Veterans with a free pint of "Ripple" and a BBQ pork or chicken sandwich (includes side) on Monday, November 11th (Veterans Day). Stop by anytime 11am-9pm on Veterans Day. 

Sonny's BBQ
On Nov. 11, veterans and active duty military with valid ID will receive a free Pulled or Sliced Pork Big Deal combo (photos here); dine-in only.

Spaghetti Warehouse (discount)
On Monday, November 11, 2019, buy one and get one free (of equal or lesser value) for Veterans Day. Coupon required.

St. Andrew United Methodist Church (Tom River, NJ)
Please come to our Veterans Day Breakfast on Nov 9, 2019 from 8 to 11AM and our 1th Annual Veterans Day service on Nov 10, 2019 at 9:30 & 11 AM. Please bring a veteran and their family.

Starbucks is offering veterans, active duty service members and spouses a free tall hot brewed coffee on 11/11 for Veterans Day! Valid at participating locations.

Station Casinos (Las Vegas, NV)
Station Casinos invites all active, inactive or retired military to have a meal on the house. On Monday, Nov. 11, swipe your Station Casinos Military Boarding Pass at any kiosk inside your favorite Station Casinos property to receive a voucher for a free breakfast, lunch or dinner buffet that day. Swipe your Military Boarding Pass at any kiosk to redeem. Must sign up for Military Boarding Pass by November 7, 2019 in order to print voucher at kiosk, otherwise, voucher will be available for pickup at the Rewards Center. Every Monday in November, enjoy special Military Mondays deals as our way to say thank you to those who serve.

Superior Elks Lodge (Superior, WI)
8th annual Superior Elks Lodge Veterans Day dinner & program November 9, 2019 is free to all veterans and significant others.

Sweet Jenny's
This Veterans Day, come in and present your military ID for a free scoop of ice cream.

TA Travel Centers
Veterans & active military eat free on Monday, November 11th! Stop into your favorite Iron Skillet or Country Pride on Monday, November 11th when all veterans and active military eat free!

Texas Roadhouse
news release
Texas Roadhouse is offering veterans and active duty service members a free lunch on
Sunday, November 11, 2019. Choose one of ten entrees.

The Greene Turtle
We want to thank our community of active, retired, and veteran military that join us at the Greene Turtle each day. We sincerely appreciate your service for our country. To honor you, Greene Turtle is serving up a FREE Entree up to $14 value this Veteran's Day.

The Landings at Reed Station Crossing (Carbondale, IL)
On Monday, November 11 from 7-10am, The Landings at Reed Station Crossing would like to honor our local veterans for their service with a free, delicious breakfast! We would love for you, your family and your friends to join us as we celebrate our HEROES!

Tim Hortons
Veterans and active-duty military personnel get a free small hot coffee.

Tizzone Wine Bar (Daleville, VA)
On Monday, Nov. 11th, we will offer one free meal to you plus half-off all food & non-alcoholic beverages for your family.

Tortuga Mexican Kitchen (Galveston, TX)
On November 11, we invite all veterans and active-duty military personnel and their spouses to join us for a free meal.

Tuscan Kitchen
news release
Tuscan Brands again will serve thousands of complimentary lunches on Veterans Day, November 11, from 11am - 4pm, at their four Tuscan Kitchen locations (Boston & Burlington, MA; Portsmouth & Salem, NH).

Tuscany Wheeling (Wheeling, IL)
Accept our gratitude this Veterans Day! We're thanking veterans this year, with a free dinner entrée Monday, November 11th - celebrate your service with us! Reservations: 847.465.9988

Village Inn
news release
In honor of Veterans Day, active duty military and veterans can enjoy a free meal on Monday, November 11, 2019. Military discount of 10% all year.

Vitality Bowls
Free smoothies to veterans at all corporate and participating franchise locations.

White Castle
news release
White Castle is recognizing Veterans Day by offering a free Combo Meal to all veterans and active military members who dine in or visit the drive thru at one of the nearly 400 participating White Castle restaurants nationwide. The special offer is valid on November 11 and November 12.

All veterans and active duty military receive a free chili dog, small fries, and a small Pepsi on Veterans Day at participating locations.

Wild Wing Cafe
Monday, November 11th Come in and get 6 wings or nuggets in your favorite made from scratch sauce! Just Our Way of Saying Thanks for Keeping Us The Land of the FREE and Home of the Braveheart! Available Monday, November 11, 2019 at participating Wild Wing Cafes only. Dine in only.

Wood Grill Buffet (Hesperia, CA)
All veterans and active duty military are invited to Wood Grill Buffet on Saturday, November 9, 2019, for a free breakfast from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.


Veterans Day 2019 giveaways and contests

American Addiction Centers
news release
American Addiction Centers is giving away 30 days of free inpatient care to 10 veterans. Call to enter (888) 902-VETS at 12PM ET on November 11.

Christmas Decor
Christmas Decor has launched its 17th consecutive Decorated Family Program to transform the homes of servicemen and woman into magical winter wonderlands this holiday season. With more than 450,000 American men and women deployed overseas, the program is designed to boost spirits and spread cheer for military families across the nation who have to spend the holidays separated from their loved ones. Submit nominations for friends and family by November 11, 2019.

Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions
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Just in time for Veterans Day, Diamond Resorts® is offering active duty, reserve and retired military members, police, fire and EMS first responders free tickets to the upcoming Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions™. The tournament will bring together top professional women golfers to play side by side with celebrities, including Bobby Flay, Marcus Allen, John Smoltz and many more, Jan. 16-19, 2020 at Four Seasons Golf and Sports Club Orlando. Military members, veterans and first responders, including active and retired police, fire and emergency medical technician personnel, can enter “SALUTE2020” in the Access Key section on to unlock two complimentary four-day grounds pass tickets. The general public can also purchase tickets with prices ranging from $30 for a single day grounds pass to $60 for a four-day grounds pass. Parking and shuttle service is complimentary with every ticket and available at Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World® Resort. 

Home Depot Foundation's Operation Surprise
At The Home Depot Foundation, we salute the service of our veterans in defending our freedoms. We want to celebrate their selfless spirit by surprising them with life-changing moments. Join us by nominating a deserving veteran that we can surprise with up to $25,000 in home renovations, repairs and more. Nomination deadline is November 11, 2019.

IHG Hospitality for Heroes Sweepstakes
In honor of Veterans Day and National Veterans Military Family Appreciation Month, we are giving away 1 million IHG® Rewards Club Points. To enter our sweepstakes, provide a photo of a veteran or military service member with a caption honoring them. To be eligible to win, send your entry photo and caption to [email protected] or share it to Instagram by tagging @IHGArmyHotels in the photo and including #HospitalityForHeroes, #Sweepstakes, and #ihgah10 in your nomination caption. We only know one way to celebrate; together. So, let’s celebrate our veterans and military service members this Veteran’s Day and National Veteran and Military Family Appreciation Month.

Pond King's Patriots for Patriots
Pond King, a small company in Lindsay, Texas, is honoring the men and women of the U.S. Military by giving away 5 Patriot Mini Pontoon Fishing Boats, one to a patriot from each branch. Pond King is accepting entries until midnight on Veteran's Day, November 11, 2019.

Rempfker Construction
Roof For Vets is exactly as it sounds. One deserving and needed roof will go to a veteran this November. Simply nominate someone you know or yourself. Winner will be announced November 11.

Sleep Number
Nominate a deserving service member for a chance to win a good night’s sleep! Our servicemen and women work long days and nights and brave dangerous situations to keep us safe. And because of that, we Americans can sleep well at night. To show appreciation, our good friends at Sleep Number teamed up with Blue Star Families to create the “Thank You Military” giveaway and will surprise two service members with a Sleep Number 360® Smart Bed in November as part of Military Family Appreciation Month. Nominate a deserving service member between October 1 - 31. Blue Star Families will select the lucky winners and surprise them mid-November with a Sleep Number special delivery!

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Visit a Sprint store Nov. 8 through Nov. 14 and enter to win a free tablet with a year of service included. There will be 100 lucky winners nationwide! The sweepstakes is open to anyone who has served in the military (active, veteran or reserves), and there's no purchase necessary. Plus, everyone receives a patriotic pin on Sprint, while supplies last.

Westgate Resorts
Westgate Resorts is continuing the tradition of honoring eligible U.S. military personnel and their families by giving away 1,500 free vacations at Westgate Vacation Villas and Town Center Resort. Check back on Veteran's Day (November 11, 2019 at 9am EST) to participate in this year's giveaway. Military Weekend will take place May 8 - 10, 2020.

Veterans Day discounts 2019

Amazon Prime
Veterans and active duty military save $40 off of one year of Amazon Prime membership from Nov. 6-11, 2019. If eligible, you can sign up for Prime at $79/year (normally $119/year) for the first year. You can attempt verification a maximum of three times Prime Student and discounted Prime members are not eligible for this promotion.

Bed Bath, & Beyond
Bed Bath, & Beyond will be offering a military discount from November 9th-11th for Veterans Day. Customers with military ID will receive 25% off their entire purchase in-store ONLY.

Carnival Cruise Line
In honor of Veterans Day, Carnival Cruise Line, the line that carries that most active and retired service members, is offering special savings and bonuses in November to members of the U.S. and Canadian Armed Forces. The promotion, which provides up to $50 onboard credit per stateroom, a complimentary two-category upgrade, and 50 percent reduced deposits, can be combined with Carnival's highly attractive Military Rate*. In addition, guests who qualify for the promotion can book up to two additional staterooms with the same bonuses and pricing. The promotion can be booked at

Crave Hot Dogs & BBQ franchise
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Crave Hot Dogs and BBQ is currently searching for veterans that are looking to own their own business. Crave offers discounted pricing on the franchise fee to all veteran and active duty members. Crave currently has locations throughout the US to include Georgia, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Texas, Colorado, Louisiana, Florida and more!s release

Daytona Beach (Florida)
Today and every day, the Daytona Beach area salutes its veterans! During the whole month of November 2019, U.S. military veterans can enjoy specials at select hotels, attractions and 
restaurants. Visit website for details.

Everyday California (San Diego, CA)
Everyday California is offering a 15% discount for all of our tours, lessons, and rentals on Monday, valid for anyone with proof of military service and their families. Guests can make a reservation here:

Eyemart Express
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In recognition of Veterans Day, Eyemart Express, a leading national optical retailer and the fastest provider of quality eyewear, is thanking veterans, active- and non-active duty military personnel, and their families with a nationwide discount program. Through November 16, all individuals who have served our country and their families will receive 20 percent off prescription eyewear purchases when they visit an Eyemart Express store.  

​Kohl's is doubling its military discount for Veterans Day! Beginning Thursday, November 7 and running through Monday, November 11, military veterans, active duty members and their families will enjoy a a 30% discount.

Lenovo is proud to offer special discounts* on your entire purchase for active military, reservists, veterans, and immediate family members. From November 7-17th, military discounts are raised to 12% on virtually all Lenovo products*.

LL Bean
Get 25% off now through Veterans Day, LL Bean giving your everyday 10% discount a boost online and in stores. Ends Monday, 11/11.

Lowe’s will provide free, full-size American flags on Veterans Day to the first 100 customers at every store with any purchase. Lowe’s will also offer free mini, parade-size flags, up to 1,000, at each store. Lowe’s offers 10% off to all veterans and active duty service members every day by signing up for a MyLowes card.

As a small way to show our gratitude, veterans, active military personnel, and their families are invited to save 10% on groceries on Sunday, November 11, 2019. This offer is valid for instore purchases only.

Rack Room Shoes
Rack Room Shoes offers military personnel and dependents a 10% discount off their entire purchase every Tuesday and on Veterans Day, Memorial Day and Independence Day.

Military veterans  save 10% off groceries on Veterans Day.

​Sonder Living
In celebration of Veteran’s Day, Sonder Living is offering 25% off the recommended retail price on all our products storewide and sitewide, US only, from 7 to 16 November 2019. For online purchases, enter the code #WeSaluteYou. Service personnel also enjoy an additional 10% off when they present their military ID upon checkout, in selected stores (our stores in LA, SF, and Austin, Texas).

Spartan Nash
All active duty, Reserve, National Guard and veterans who present proper ID at any Spartan Nash company-owned store on Nov. 10 or 11 will receive an 11 percent discount*. Participating SpartanNash stores include Ada Fresh Market, D&W Fresh Market, Dan’s Supermarket, Dillonvale IGA, Econofoods, Family Fare, Family Fresh Market, Forest Hills Foods, No Frills, Pick’n Save, SunMart, Supermercado Nuestra Familia, ValuLand and VG’s.

Stargazer Cast Iron
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Stargazer Cast Iron announces that it will hold its annual Veterans Day sale starting Friday at 5:00 pm eastern through Veterans Day. Stargazer is well known for supporting the US military and veteran community. They offer a 15% military discount to all US military personnel year-round. However, that discount doubles to 30% over Veterans Day weekend. Shop their cast iron skillets here:

Super 8
This Veterans Day, Super 8 will increase the discount it provides to members of the military and their families to 20 percent off its best available rate for stays through Dec. 6, 2019.

Target is proud to offer a 10% military discount on a purchase made in-store and online at from Nov. 3-11, 2019. Verify your eligibility on their website and receive your discount coupon (verification begins Oct. 31, and coupon can be redeemed starting Nov. 3.)

Tops Market
This Veterans Day, Monday, November 11, TOPS will honor an 11% discount off of a total order to all veterans and active military personnel who shop at any of their locations.

Under Armour
From 11/4 to 11/11, get 20% off site wide & in all Under Armour stores. This offer valid for military, veterans & first responders.10% off year round.

Active military members, reservists, cadets, Gold Star families and military veterans with valid ID can receive a 1-year membership of Amazon Prime, a $119 value, from Verizon with qualifying plan and new phone purchase

Vineyard Vines
Vineyard Vines is increasing their everyday military discount from 15% to 30% on Nov. 11.

Military veterans save 10% off groceries on November 9 – 11.

From November 8-11, 2019, customers with a Walgreens Balance® Rewards card and valid military ID or proof of service will receive 20% off regular price eligible store items* at any Walgreens or Duane Reade drugstore nationwide. Includes all veterans, military, and their families.

Wyndham Hotels and Resorts
​Eligible military members can enjoy 15% or more off our Best Available Rate at participating Wyndham Rewards Hotels across the U.S. and Canada. Plus, Wyndham Rewards members receive 500 bonus points. Book by December 5 and complete your stay by December 6, 2019.*


Veterans Day events & initiatives

America's Parade (New York, NY)
America's Parade is our country's largest celebration of service. Produced by the United War Veterans Council, it carries on the traditions of the New York City Veterans Day Parade, offering the public the opportunity to show their support for those who serve on our nation's most visible stage.  (Click HERE for a listing of other parades across the country!)

Documentary - Searching for Home: Coming Back from War
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The award-winning documentary Searching for Home: Coming Back From War will return to public television stations across the U.S. this Veterans Day on Nov. 11, 2019. The documentary, provides an emotional and unflinching look at returning veterans and their search for the "home" they left behind–physically, mentally and spiritually. The film has enjoyed critical and commercial success during its national three-year run on public television. The 90-minute documentary has aired more than 2,300 times to an estimated 10 million viewers, with 100% penetration in the top 25 U.S. markets as well as major markets in Canada.

Team Red, White and Blue Veterans Day WOD (Workout of the Day) with Veterans
WOD for Warriors is held yearly on the 11th month, 11th day and 11th hour to celebrate the service of all U.S. military veterans in a meaningful way within their own communities.

Veterans Day community celebrations
Locate a Veterans Day activity near you, or register your event.

Veterans Day National Ceremony
The Veterans Day National Ceremony is held each year on November 11th at Arlington National Cemetery . The ceremony commences precisely at 11:00 a.m. with a wreath laying at the Tomb of the Unknowns and continues inside the Memorial Amphitheater with a parade of colors by veterans' organizations and remarks from dignitaries. The ceremony is intended to honor and thank all who served in the United States Armed Forces.

Veterans Day Tribute at Goodyear Ballpark (Goodyear, AZ)
Mon, November 11, 2019 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM MST
This event will pay tribute to the tremendous sacrifices made by the men and women of the armed forces, along with their families, in serving our country. All five branches of the military are invited to participate. The event will feature musical performances, speeches, an interactive flag garden and more!

Veterans National Entertainment Workshop (Topanga, CA)
The Veterans National Entertainment Workshop sponsored American veterans suffering from PTSD, alcoholism, homelessness and family separation to a music workshop, giving them the opportunity to tell their stories through their music and song. We gave them the opportunity to work with music professionals to polish their craft and to find community among other veterans and musicians. VNEW’s 2019 Concert will take place on Saturday afternoon, November 9, 2019 and feature a diverse and talented group of veteran singers and musicians.
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