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Free admission
9/11 Memorial and Museum (New York, NY)
As part of the tribute, U.S. military veterans will receive free Museum admission from Thursday, November 11 through Sunday, November 14, with up to three guests at a 50 percent discount. Families of actively serving U.S. military will also receive the discount. As always, active and retired members of the military receive free admission to the Museum. Reservations are strongly encouraged; please review health and safety guidelines prior to visiting. Virtual Tours - During Salute to Service, active U.S. military, veterans, and their families can also experience the Museum on their own through our special on-demand tour. The tour will be available for viewing November 9 through 14. To receive access to the tour, please email [email protected].

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (Springfield, IL)
Members of the U.S. Armed Forces, both Active duty and Veterans, receive free museum admission Thursday, November 11, 2021 with proof of military service. Reservations are not required in advance. Present proof of military service at Museum Ticket Counter to receive promotion.

Akron Zoo (Akron, OH)
All veterans, past and current, receive free admission with valid military I.D. and immediate family members receive 50% off admission.

American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum (Amorillo, TX)
The American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum is celebrating Veterans Day on Thursday, November 11 with free admission to all Veterans with valid ID!

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 from 9am-6pm. Advance reservations required. Limited capacity.

Ark Encounter (Williamstown, KY) and Creation Museum (Boone County, KY)
Former and active duty military are free on Veterans Day (November 11).

California State Parks (California)
news release
California State Parks is honoring the service of U.S. veterans, as well as active and reserve personnel, by offering free admission to 133 state parks on Veterans Day, Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021.

Colonial Williamsburg (Williamsburg, VA)
Active-duty Military, Reservists, National Guard Personnel, Retired military and veterans receive complimentary admission once annually for themselves and up to three direct dependents on either Memorial Day weekend or Veterans Day weekend. Active-duty Military, Reservists, National Guard Personnel, Retired military and veterans also qualify for the following discounts throughout the year:

Colorado Parks and Wildlife (Colorado)
We're continuing our tradition of offering veterans and active military members free admission to our Colorado state parks in appreciation for their outstanding service. Join us for the day, November 11.

Columbus Zoo (Columbus, OH)
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, 2021.

Country Music Hall of Fame (Nashville, TN)
This Veterans Day, November 11, veterans and active duty military members are invited to visit the Museum alongside up to three guests, free.

Craig's Cruisers (Grand Rapids, MI)
Free wristbands for all active duty military members and veterans with military ID. The wristband covers unlimited attractions, jump time in the trampoline park and pizza. Offer is redeemable during business hours on Thursday, November 11, 2021 for all active-duty military and veterans with valid ID.

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (Peninsula, OH)
Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad will provide a complimentary train ride to veterans and their family members on November 11, 2021. CVSR invites veterans, active military, first responders and up to three family members to take a two hour complimentary train ride through Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Veterans and their families can choose to depart from Akron Rockside Station, located at 27 Ridge Street, at 10 a.m. or from Rockside Station, located at 7900 Old Rockside Road, at 10:15 a.m. Veterans can invite up to three family members to join them on the Veterans Day Train.

Dallas Arboretum (Dallas, TX)
Active military, retired and/or veteran military receive complimentary individual admission on Veteran’s Day, November 11, with valid photo ID.

Delaware Botanic Gardens (Ocean View, DE)
news release
Veterans (and guests who bring donations for the Food Bank of Delaware) will receive free admission to Delaware Botanic Gardens on Veterans Day, Nov. 11.

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

ECHO Leahy Center for Lake Champlain (Burlington, VT)
ECHO is proud to support the nation's veterans and active-duty military personnel by offering free admission to these groups and their families on Veterans Day, Thursday, November 11th.

Flagler Museum (Palm Beach, FL)
U.S. military veterans enjoy free admission on Thursday, November 11th in honor of Veterans Day!

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

Gatorland (Orlando, FL)
Gatorland is offering active and retired military members free admission to its park during all of November. To help honor Veteran’s Day — which falls on Thursday, Nov. 11 — the honored guests can experience all the “Alligator Capital of the World” has to offer, which includes alligator experience, exhibits and entertainment.

Gift and Hobby Show (Indianapolis, IN)
Pay honor and tribute to all our veterans on Thursday, November 11! All veterans and active duty military get free admission for the day. Just bring a valid ID, and come enjoy the Christmas Gift + Hobby Show!

Gilmore Museum (Hickory Corners, MI)
To thank America's veterans for their endless service and dedication, Gilmore Car Museum is inviting all active, inactive and U.S. military personnel to take advantage of FREE ADMISSION this week (November 11-14) to enjoy the museum, car collection, and spacious 90-acre historic campus in Hickory Corners, Michigan, just outside of Kalamazoo.

Grout Museum (Waterloo, IA)
Free admission for all veterans and active duty in recognition of their service. Food truck, 1st Base BBQ, provided by T-Mobile, will be in the Museum's parking lot from Noon-3PM. Veterans and active duty may obtain a QR code from T-Mobile (who will be on-site) to present at the food truck for a free meal.

Harley-Davidson Museum (Milwaukee, WI)
On Thursday November 11, we’re offering free museum admission for all active military, veterans and their families in honor of Veterans Day.

High Desert Museum (Bend, OR)
In honor of Veterans Day, Thursday, November 11, we are proud to offer FREE admission to all United States Armed Forces veterans.

Indianapolis Zoo (Indianapolis, IN)
To recognize everyone who serves our country, we're offering free admission on Veterans Day for all current & former military members. Just present your military ID. Plus their family members also receive $2 off.

Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens (Jacksonville, FL)
In honor of Veteran's Day, all military veterans and active-duty service members may reserve ONE (1) free General Admission ticket valid only on Thursday, November 11, 2021.

James Madison's Montpelier (Montepelier Station, VA)
November 11, 2021
Free property pass for all service members and their families. Free admission to one tour for service members. On Veterans Day, Montpelier says "thank you" to all U.S. veteran and active-duty military service members with a free "Highlights of Montpelier" tour and Museum Shop discount.

James Museum of Western and Wildlife Art (St. Petersburg, FL)
This Veterans Day we are honoring those who serve our country with free admission to the museum for veterans, active military, Gold Star and Blue Star families on November 11.

Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse (Jupiter, FL)
The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse is proud to offer our nation’s veterans free daytime admission in November.

Kansas City Automotive Museum
All U.S. veterans get FREE admission to the Kansas City Automotive Museum on Nov. 11. The Kansas City Automotive Museum is open on Nov. 11 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Lan Su Chinese Garden (Portland, OR)
This Veterans Day, FREE garden admission for active and veteran military and immediate family with military ID.

LBJ Presidential Library (Austin, TX)
To commemorate Veterans Day on November 11, the LBJ Library will offer FREE admission to museum visitors. You must reserve your tickets online IN ADVANCE.

Monticello (Charlottesville, VA)
Monticello is proud to offer U.S. military veterans complimentary admission to Monticello for Veterans Day, November 11, 2021. Admission is for the Monticello Self-Guided Pass.
Admission for active-duty military personnel is free year-round.

Morton Arboretum (Lisle, IL)
Veterans and those who accompany them to The Morton Arboretum in the same vehicle do not need to purchase advanced timed-entry admission and will be admitted free of charge on Veterans Day. A day spent at the Arboretum is a great way to celebrate being together, find moments of peace in nature, and share a sense of the beauty of our country.

Mount Vernon (Mount Vernon, VA)
Free admission to Mount Vernon for all active duty, former, or retired military personnel on November 11, 2021 from 9:00am - 4:00pm.

Museum of Pop Culture (Seattle, WA)
In honor of Veterans Day, admission to #MoPOP is FREE this Thursday, November 11 for retired or active duty military members with ID.

Museum of the American Revolution (Philadelphia, PA)
This Veterans Day and Veterans Day weekend, join the Museum onsite and online in honoring America’s first veterans as well as those who have served and continue to serve the nation today. Throughout the weekend, the Museum will offer free admission to those currently serving in the military, veterans, and Blue Star Families

National Automobile Museum (Reno, NV)
Veterans and active-duty military personnel, come on by to the National Automobile Museum on November 11 and 12 and receive free admission for Veterans Day.

National Constitution Center (Philadelphia, PA)
In honor of Veterans Day, the National Constitution Center will recognize the dedication and sacrifices of the brave people who have answered the Constitution’s call to “provide for the common defense.” Museum admission will be free for military veterans on November 11.

National Veterans Memorial Museum (Columbus, OH)
We welcome everyone on Veterans Day with FREE admission.

National WWI Museum (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, Thursday, Nov. 11 – Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021. In addition, general admission is half price for the public.

Neville Public Museum (Green Bay, WI)
Free admission for veterans or active-duty service members.

Old Sturbridge Village (Sturbridge, MA)
All active, veteran and retired members of the military and their families* receive free admission on Veterans Day. (*up to 6 people); For non-military guests, Veterans Day activities are included with standard daytime admission or Village membership,

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.

Omaha Children's Museum (Omaha, NE)
Active military and veterans receive free admission on Veterans Day!

Packers Hall of Fame (Green Bay, WI)
Lambeau Field Atrium businesses are offering special discounts and promotions for veterans and military members, with free Packers Hall of Fame admission with their military ID on Veterans Day, Thursday, Nov. 11. Members of the military and veterans eating at 1919 Kitchen & Tap also can receive a 25 percent discount on food and non-alcoholic beverages through November.

Patriot Place (Foxborough, MA)
Winter Skate is back! Come join us on November 11th for our grand opening starting at 11 am Ice skate. In honor of Veterans Day, all active military and veterans will get free admission and rentals all weekend long

Patriot's Point Naval & Maritime Museum (Mount Pleasant, SC)
In appreciation of those who served in the military, Patriots Point will offer free museum admission to veterans on Thursday, November 11, 2021. At 11 a.m., visitors are invited to the Vietnam Experience exhibit to hear the stories of four veterans who served in the Vietnam War. During the panel discussion, they will share their experiences in the military, discuss the draft, and describe their return home at the end of the war. Access to the event is free to the public. Non-veterans who wish to tour the museum following the program will be required to purchase a general admission ticket. RSVP online.

Philly Magic Gardens (Philadelphia, PA)
This Thursday we're offering free admission to veterans and their families for Veterans Day! Head online and use code "veteran21" to obtain your tickets. Tickets are valid for 11/11/21 only, and guests must show military/ veteran ID at door.

Phoenix Zoo (Phoenix, AZ)
All veterans and active duty military personnel will receive free admission to the Zoo on Veterans Day, November 11 with valid military ID. We will also be extending our $5 military discount to everyone else in their party, including children.

Pro Football Hall of Fame (Canton, OH)
November 6, 2021 11am-12:30pm - Join us for our annual salute to veterans as we Honor our Heroes. During the program on Saturday, November 6, the Pro Football Hall of Fame will host Lt. Gen. Robert L. Van Antwerp Jr. who will speak about lessons in leadership, integrity and teamwork:
  • The program begins promptly at 11:00am.
  • Free Admission and parking to all U.S. service members, National Guard and veterans plus 1 guest (all day).
  • Admission for Blue Star Mothers and Gold Star Families will be free all day on Nov. 6th.
  • A free commemorative Veterans Day 2021 Challenge Coin will be available for all Veterans in attendance for the Honoring Our Nations Heroes program (while supplies last).
  • 20% Discount at the HOF Store.

November 11, 2021 9am-5pm - Our Veterans’ Services Expo will provide Veterans with access to local vendors and services.
  • Free Admission and parking to all U.S. service members, National Guard and veterans plus 1 guest (all day).
  • Admission for Blue Star Mothers and Gold Star Families will be free all day on Nov. 11th.
  • A free commemorative Veterans Day Pin will be available for the first 500 visitors to the Hall (while supplies last).
  • 20% Discount at the HOF Store.
  • Coffee and donuts available for all veterans.

Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens (Akron, OH)
Complimentary self-guided tours to all veterans and members of the military. Please present your military ID upon arrival. November 11, 2021 from 10am to dusk.

Storm King Art Center (Mountainville, NY)
Storm King is open Veterans Day, Thursday, November 11, 10AM - 4:30PM. Veterans and their families receive free admission! Request your tickets now at under the Discounted & Free Admission tab. Advance ticketing is required for all visitors.

Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (Athens, TX)
Come join us next Thursday, November 11th from 9 to noon for Veterans Day at Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center - Texas Parks and Wildlife. Meet Gary Klein and Kelly Jordon! Free admission for veterans, active military, and their families! One Tribe Foundation, Hometown Hero Outdoors, The Fallen Outdoors, Freedom Hunters, Heroes on the Water, Headwaters For Heroes, and Lone Star Warriors Outdoors will all be on hand to provide information about the opportunities they offer veterans and accept donations to support their efforts to help get more veterans outdoors. Coffee will be available for purchase. Fishing rods will be available to borrow for onsite fishing or you can bring your own. Guided fishing trips to Lake Fork and fishing tackle will be given away. Plus, enter for a chance to win a Pond King Patriot Two-Man Pontoon Boat!

The Alamo (San Antonio, TX)
The Alamo is proud to host the our inaugural Military Family Appreciation Day to celebrate, honor and recognize active and former military and their families. The Alamo will partner with local organizations and businesses to provide family fun, access to much-needed resources, and appreciation to San Antonio’s military community. Alamo Plaza and Gardens will be filled with special activities, guest presenters, exhibits and ceremonies. The event will be free and open to the public.  

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, Thursday, Nov. 11 – Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021. In addition, general admission is half price for the public. 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.

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 Constitution Museum (Charlestown, MA)
This Veterans Day, the USS Constitution Museum is honoring the service and sacrifice of veterans with special programs for veterans and their families on Thursday, November 11. Gallery activities for all ages. Memo Thank a Veteran letter writing.

USS Midway Museum (San Diego, CA)
The USS Midway Museum is offering military veterans and up to two additional family members free admission to the museum on Veterans Day from 10am-5pm. Must present ID or proof of service at Midway’s ticket booth (this offer is only available at Midway’s ticket booth). Visit the LINK to learn more about the fun-filled line-up of virtual and onboard celebrations honoring our service men and women for Veterans Day!

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

Western Science Center (Hemet, CA)
This Veterans Day (Thursday, November 11th) we're offering free admission to veterans w/ID and half off admission to their families! Active duty military members with ID are always free. 

Woodland Park Zoo (Seattle, WA)
In honor of those who offer service to their community and country, the zoo extends free admission to all active, retired, reserve, and veteran U.S. military personnel and their spouses on Veterans Day, Thursday, November 11, 2021. In addition, up to six family members accompanying heroes with valid ID will receive $3 off admission on Veterans Day.

World of Coca-Cola (Atlanta, GA)
Military members (active duty, reserves and retirees) can enjoy a visit to World of Coca-Cola free of charge year-round, but on Veterans Day, World of Coca-Cola wants to show some extra gratitude to the men and women who serve our country. From Friday, November 5 to Sunday, November 14, the Atlanta attraction is extending members of the Armed Forces a special offer to purchase up to four general admission tickets at half-price. Members are invited to share a memorable visit to World of Coca-Cola with friends and family in honor of the holiday, complete with a stop by the recently launched Scent Discovery experience. Tickets can be purchased online here, and members will be asked to present their valid Armed Forces ID when they arrive at the attraction.

Zilker Botanical Garden (Austin, TX)
This Thursday, November 11th, the Garden welcomes all to enjoy a complimentary visit. Admission is free, but entry numbers are limited so be sure to reserve your spot online in advance to guarantee entry.

Zoo New England (Boston, MA and Stoneham, MA)
In honor of Veterans Day, admission to both the Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo will be free on Thursday, November 11. Please note that availability is limited and registration is required in advance on a first-come, first-serve basis. Learn more and register at

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 - Golden Nozzle Car Wash
Golden Nozzle Car Wash is honoring Veterans and active-duty military on Thursday, November 11, 2021 by offering a free Golden Nozzle "The Best" exterior car wash. On Veterans Day, veterans and active-duty military may visit any Golden Nozzle Car Wash in New England to receive a complimentary car wash.

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 - PDQ Car Wash (Northern Wisconsin)
Free full-service car wash or free ultimate exterior wash available at all 8 locations in Northeast Wisconsin.

Free car wash - Sheetz
Sheetz is offering a free meal and car wash on Veterans Day. On Thursday, November11, 2021, Sheetz invites all veterans and active-duty military personnel to enjoy a free half turkey or ham sub and a regular-size fountain drink at any of Sheetz’s 633 store locations. Sheetz will also provide a free car wash to veterans and active-duty military. This offer only applies at Sheetz stores that have a car wash. Military ID or proof of service must be presented.

Free car wash - Tommy's Express Car Wash
Veterans and active servicemen receive a car wash for free at any Tommy's Express on November 11, 2021.

Free car wash - Zips Car Wash
At Zips, we offer our best car wash - completely free of charge - for all military veterans annually on Veterans Day (November 11th). This is just a small way for the team at Zips Car Wash to give back to the brave and say "thank you" to those who sacrificed by serving our country.

Free dental care - Aspen Dental
In recognition of Veterans Day, nearly 600 Aspen Dental locations will open their doors on Saturday, November 6th to provide free care to military veterans across the country. Plenty of appointments are still available. Veterans can call 1-844-277-3646 (1-844-ASPENHMM) to find a participating Aspen Dental office in their community and schedule an appointment. Advance appointments are required. During the Day of Service, Aspen Dental dentists and teams focus on treating the most urgent dental needs to help get veterans out of pain, from fillings and extractions to hygiene and basic denture repairs.

Free dental care - Eastwood Dental Office (Syracuse, NY)
news release
Eastwood Dental is having its 10th anniversary of offering its free walk-in dental clinic for veterans on Thursday, November 11 (Veterans Day) in Syracuse. Veterans can receive a cleaning, a filling (1) or an extraction (1) for free. The office will open to veterans from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Appointments are not required and but masks are.

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-12pm on November 5, 2021.
Where: 2565 Forest Hills Avenue, S.E. Suite 200, Grand Rapids, MI 49546. 
Who: Veterans in need of dental care. 
What: Free medical screenings, cleanings, fillings and simple extractions available on a first come, first served basis.

Free dental care - Peninsula Center of Cosmetic Dentistry (Los Altos, CA)  
Peninsula Center of Cosmetic Dentistry will provide free dental services to 30+ veterans Thursday November 11th at three locations in Los Altos & Mountain View.  
Services are offered to Bay Area veterans returning from Iraq, Afghanistan, & other foreign posts. Please contact us to request your appointment:
Peninsula Center of Cosmetic Dentistry Call 650.948.5524. Email [email protected]

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 gym membership - Crunch Fitness
news release
In honor of Veterans Day, Crunch Fitness locations are offering veterans, active-duty military, and their families a free week of gym membership from November 8-14 at 187 participating gyms across the country. Guests will also have the opportunity to join Crunch with a specially reduced $1 enrollment fee and receive their first month free.

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 November 12 through December 10, 2021.

Free haircut - Sports Clips
news release
Sport Clips Haircuts kicks off its Help A Hero veteran scholarship campaign to benefit scholarships for U.S. service members and veterans – the largest scholarship program of its kind. Donations can be made now through November 13 at any Sport Clips location or by texting "HERO" to 71777. On Veterans Day, November 11, participating stores will offer free haircuts for veterans and service members with a military I.D., and Sport Clips will donate $2 per haircare service toward this year's fundraising goal of $1.5 million.

Check here for participating stores and store hours.

Free lodging - B&Bs for Vets (bed and breakfasts)
Most of the inns are offering one free room night on November 10/11, 2021 so you can enjoy the local Veterans Day celebrations. In the spirit of providing this special B&B experience to many deserving veterans and active duty personnel, we’d like to see as many “first timers” as possible have the opportunity to participate. We are asking those of who have benefited from this program in the past to please understand that priority may be given to those who have not.

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 - Chesterfield County Animal Services (Chesterfield, VA)
Come on in and help us say thank you for Veterans Day this week with No Fee Adoptions for veterans and their immediate family from Nov 8th-13th. Keep in mind that the shelter is closed on Veterans Day (November 11th) as it is a county-observed holiday.

Free pet adoption - SCPA Erie County (West Seneca, NY)
To thank the men and women of the armed services this Veterans Day, the SPCA Serving Erie County offers “Vets & Pets,” waiving adoption fees on most animals for individuals and immediate families of individuals on active duty, reserves, and honorable discharge, along with service-disabled veterans and those retired from military service. Vets & Pets begins Monday, November 1 and runs through Thursday, November 11* at the SPCA’s 300 Harlem Rd., West Seneca shelter and all SPCA off-site adoption locations.

Free streaming service - Fox Nation
In honor of your sacrifice for our country, Fox Nation would like to give all active military and veterans a FREE year of Fox Nation. Limited time only.

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, 2021. Riders are asked to show a military ID or other identification that indicates veteran status.

Free transit & rides - Jefferson Lines
Jefferson Lines is proud to announce its Seventh Annual Free Veteran Travel. From November 11 to November 24, 2021, all military members of past and present can travel free on any Jefferson Lines route across our 14-state network. As a company that has supported our veterans from the start, Jefferson Lines is proud to honor those who have served (and those who serve today) by making it possible for them to be home with their loved ones this holiday season. 

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 Thursday, November 11, 2021.

Free transit & rides - SARTA(Stark Area Regional Transit Authority) (Canton, OH)
This Veteran's Day (11/11/21) 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 wedding gowns - Brides Across America
Brides Across America nationwide event dates November 2021.
*All brides must pre-register online - LINK


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.

At Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill + Bar, we are eternally grateful for the men and women who have served and sacrificed for our country. Contact your local Applebee’s to learn about any Veterans Day offerings in your neighborhood. Offers may vary based on local mandates and guidelines.

On Nov. 11, the Arby's is giving vets a FREE Classic Roast Beef Sandwich. The offer is available at participating locations in Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Washington, Wyoming and the greater St. Louis area. 

Aspen Creek Grill
news release
Aspen Creek Grill will offer a complimentary meal from a special menu for all veterans and active-duty military from open until 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 11 in recognition of Veterans Day.

Bad Daddy's Burger Bar
Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar offers its All-American Burger with a choice of cheese and one of its basic sides (fries, tots, sweet potato fries or chips) for free to veterans and active-duty military professionals who dine in on Veteran’s Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Proof of service is required.

Bark Social
Veterans with valid ID can enjoy 25% off drinks all day on Veterans Day at Bark Social.

BIBIBOP will be honoring Veteran’s Day, November 11, by giving a free bowl to all veterans and active duty military. All BIBIBOP locations, all day long. *In-store purchases only.

Biggby Coffee
Biggby Coffee of West Michigan wants to say “thank you” to veterans for their service. On Veterans Day, November 11, all retired and active military will receive a free brewed coffee when showing military ID.

BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse
All service members can enjoy a complimentary entrée 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 Thursday, November 11 at BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse locations and is limited to one entrée and Dr. Pepper beverage per person.

Black Angus Steakhouse (discount)
From restaurant open until close (3 p.m. to 9 p.m. local time) on Veterans Day, Black Angus Steakhouses will offer veterans the All-American Steak Plate for just $11.99 (regularly priced around $23.99). Available for restaurant dining and takeaway orders, participating guests can expect an 8 oz. Certified Angus Beef Top Sirloin, homestyle mashed potatoes, broccoli with garlic butter, and a non-alcoholic beverage. All military personnel who produce a valid military ID or proof of military service are eligible to receive this special offer (one day only). Takeaway orders can be made by calling the restaurant directly.

Black Rock Bar & Grill
In honor of Veteran's Day, Black Rock Bar & Grill locations throughout Michigan will offer all veterans a free steak dinner on Thursday, November 11, 2021. The dinner includes Black Rock's award-winning Certified Angus Beef ® steak, cooked by the guest on a 755-degree volcanic sizzling rock. Free steak dinners are available at all Michigan Black Rock locations, including Ann Arbor, Canton, Davison, Portage, Grand Rapids, Hartland, Novi, Utica and Woodhaven. The offer is available to dine-in guests only and includes a side.

Bob Evans
On Veterans Day, we're honored to provide a comforting meal to veterans and active-duty military. On November 11, we'll be offering a special menu of seven homestyle favorites available to veterans and active duty military FREE* at their local Bob Evans Restaurant.

Bowl and Barrel
Bowl & Barrel is giving away a free burger to all retired and active military personnel this Veterans Day.

Bombshells (Texas)
All 10 Bombshells Restaurant & Bar locations in Texas will provide free meals for veterans on Veterans Day, Thursday, November 11, 2021. Active service members and accompanying family members will receive a 20% discount.

Brick House Tavern and Tap
Select locations, please call ahead to verify participation. Veterans and active-duty military get a free meal on November 11. Brick House will also hand out a $5 bonus card to all veterans and active military members that can be used from November 12 through December 31, 2021. The free meal has a value of $15.

Buffalo's Cafe
Participating Buffalo’s Cafe locations offer all veterans and active-duty military with valid ID or in uniform a complimentary dine-in entrée on Veterans Day.

Buffalo Wild Wings
Buffalo Wild Wings is offering a free order of 10 boneless wings and fries for all past and present armed services members this Veterans Day, November 11. The offer is available for dine-in or takeout (online ordering excluded). Proof of service must be shown for redemption.

California Pizza Kitchen
On Thursday, November 11th, all veterans and active military are invited to dine with us and receive a complimentary beverage + choice of one entrée.* Upsells and additions may not be included in the promo.

Calhoun's Restaurant
Free meal on November 11.

California Dreaming (discount)
Veterans and active-duty military with valid ID get 50% off an entrée at California Dreaming on Veterans Day.

Carolina Roadhouse (discount)
Carolina Roadhouse is offering a 50% of an entrée for veterans and active-duty military with valid ID this Veterans Day.

​Service members (both past and present) can get energized on Veterans Day at Casey’s. The convenience store is serving them a FREE small cup of coffee on Nov. 11.

CentraArchy restaurants (California Dreaming, New York Prime, Chophouse '47, The Tavern at Phipps, California Roadhouse) (discount)
As grateful Americans recognize the work and sacrifice of our nation’s veterans, CentraArchy Restaurants once again offers its gratitude. Any U.S. veteran or active duty military member is invited to enjoy any entree from the full menu at any CentraArchy location for half price, Thursday, November 11. Honored guests are encouraged to make reservations at and bring a valid military ID or proof of service to enjoy half off any entrée from the regular dinner menu at New York Prime, California Dreaming, Chophouse New Orleans, Carolina Roadhouse, Joey D’s Oak Room, Chophouse ’47 or Gulfstream Café on Thursday, November 11, 2021.

Charleys Cheeseteaks
Our restaurants will be giving away FREE small and regular cheesesteaks all veterans and active duty military on Thursday, November 11. This offer will be taking place at domestic non-AAFES locations only. Customers must visit the store in-person to claim.

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

Chophouse '47 (discount)
Get 50% off an entrée for veterans and active-duty military on Veterans Day at Chophouse ’47 with valid ID.

Chophouse New Orleans (discount)
Chophouse New Orleans is offering a 50% off entrée for veterans and active-duty military with valid ID on Veterans Day 2021.

Claim Jumper
Claim Jumper Restaurant & Saloon is offering military veterans a free meal on Thursday, November 1, 2021 at participating locations. Dine in only.

This Veterans Day, Coolgreens is saluting those who bravely protect and serve our country. In honor of America’s heroes, on Thursday, Nov. 11, the iconic salad restaurant is offering all military personnel a free entrée all day for dine-in customers with valid military ID.

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 veterans and active duty military.

Country Kitchen
Country Kitchen offers veterans and military personnel with valid ID a free Country Scramble for Veterans Day.

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 at all 660 Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® locations nationwide.

news release
​On Veterans Day, Denny's will continue its ongoing tradition of offering a complimentary Build Your Own Grand Slam to all active, inactive and military personnel to thank America's veterans for their endless service and dedication. The offer is valid for dine-in only at participating locations from 5 a.m. to noon* with a valid military ID or DD 214. To continue its mission of feeding people's bodies, minds and souls, Denny's will also be taking its Mobile Relief Diner on the company's second annual "Heroes Tour" to deliver free, hot meals to veterans and active military. Dates and locations will be announced at a later date.

Dickey's Barbecue Pit
On Thursday, Nov. 11, Veterans can visit to receive a FREE Pulled Pork Classic Sandwich with a military ID or valid proof of service. The offer is good for in-store dining, online or app carryout with code VETFREE. 

Dunkin' Donuts
On November 11, veterans and active duty military can enjoy a free donut at Dunkin' Donuts restaurants.

Duffy's Sports Grill
Veterans with valid ID can eat free at Duffy’s Sports Grill from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Veterans Day.

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 Thursday, November 11th. Dine in or take out.

Einstein Bros. Bagels
Einstein Bros. Bagels is offering a free hot or iced coffee of any size with purchase when veterans show their ID inside each bakery location, excluding license stores inside colleges, hospitals, airports and hotels.

Famous Dave's
Famous Dave's is offering a FREE meal to veterans and active-duty military personnel on November 11 - a FREE Georgia Chopped Pork Sandwich and a side. The promotion will be available for Dine In and To Go orders. When ordering online, guests will choose the sandwich and enter the coupon code “VETERAN” at checkout on Veterans must show valid proof of service at pickup.

Fazoli’s is offering veterans a free regular spaghetti with meat or marinara on Nov. 10 and 11, 2021 at participating locations.

54th Street Grill & Bar and 54th Street Restaurant & Drafthouse
54th Street Grill & Bar and 54th Street Restaurant & Drafthouse will be offering a free entrée (up to $14) for veterans and active duty military on Thursday, November 11, 2021. Dine in.

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill
Dine with a veteran or Active Duty Service Member on Thursday, 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.

Fox and Hound Grill
FREE meal for all veterans and active military members at the Fox and Hound Grill on November 11th. Fox & Hound will also hand out a $5 bonus card to all veterans and active military members that can be used from Nov. 12 through Dec. 31, 2021. The free meal has a value of $15.

Freddy's Frozen Custard and Steakburgers
Freddy's is handing out vouchers for a FREE Freddy’s meal combo to all veterans and active duty military members when they stop by a location on Veterans Day. The voucher can be used anytime during the month of November 2021. 

On Veterans Day, veterans and active and retired military personnel can have a free All-American meal (the All-American Burger, served with a side of fries and a drink) at Friendly’s. The burger can be upgraded to a cheeseburger for free with a valid ID or honorable discharge card at participating dine-in locations.

Golden Corral
We’re proud to have honored our active and former military members for 20 years through Military Appreciation Night, and are excited to be able to return to a Dine in celebration this year! Military Appreciation Night will be held on Veterans Day, Thursday, November 11 from 5pm – close. We will once again be honoring our military heroes with a free “thank you” meal.

Grub Burger Bar
On Veterans Day, Thursday, November 11, as a small token of thanks, we're offering a complimentary entrée* to all active, former and retired military. *Complimentary entrée excludes Cadillac Wagyu burger. Dine-in only. Please show proof of service, Military ID or be in uniform.

Gulfstream Cafe (discount)
Gulfstream Cafe is offering a 50% off veterans’ and active duty military entrée with valid ID.

Hamburger Stand
news release
​On Veterans Day, Hamburger Stand is offering veterans and active duty military a FREE Hamburger, Regular Fries and Small Pepsi as a token of their appreciation for their service. To redeem this offer, present your military identification or wear your military uniform to any participating location on Veterans Day (November 11, 2021).

Hard Rock Cafe
All veterans will receive a Free Legendary Burger all day long on Thursday November 11th.

Hen House Markets
Veterans can stop by a local Hen House Market grocery store on Veterans Day to receive a FREE slice of Tippin’s pie. Just head to the bakery with some sort of veterans ID for the treat. Selection varies by store. 

Hopdoddy Burger Bar
Hopdaddy is offering a free Classic Burger (with or without cheese) to all veterans and active military servicemembers on Veterans Day. Qualified recipients can show their military ID or uniform to claim their free burger. This offer is available at all Hopdoddy locations and is redeemable for in-store dining or to-go orders placed by phone.

Hooters, the original American wing joint, welcomes all active-duty and retired military to stop in for a free meal this Veterans Day as a “thank you” for their service. On Thursday, 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). The Hooters Veterans Day Menu includes five of Hooters’ most popular entrées including Buffalo Chicken Salad, Buffalo Chicken Sandwich, Grilled Chicken Sandwich, Hooters Burger, and 10-Piece Boneless Wings.

Huddle House
Huddle House locations are offering a free MVP Breakfast Platter for all active military members and veterans with valid ID on Veterans Day. 

Hurricane Grill & Wings
Participating Hurricane Grill & Wings will offer all veterans and active-duty military with valid ID or in uniform a complimentary entrée from a special menu on Veterans Day 2021, which includes the options of 10 boneless wings, Yuengling beer-battered fish and chips, steakburger, chicken Caesar salad, buttermilk crispy chicken sandwich, chicken BLT tacos. The offer is for dine-in only.

Hy-Vee will commemorate Veterans Day on Thursday, Nov. 11, by offering a free breakfast to all veterans and active-duty military members. A buffet-style breakfast will be offered from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Hy-Vee stores. There will also be another option with each breakfast individually packaged and available via contactless drive-thru in Hy-Vee store parking lots. 
Free donuts and coffee will be offered to all veterans and active-duty military members at all Dollar Fresh locations on Nov. 11. In addition to the free breakfast, veterans will also receive 15% off their grocery total when they shop at Hy-Vee and Dollar Fresh on Thursday, Nov. 11.

Free Red, White and Blue pancakes for veterans and active military members. Offer good November 11 from 7am-7pm. Register on Facebook.

Joe’s Crab Shack
Veterans and active-duty service members get a free meal at participating locations on November 11. Joe’s Crab Shack will also hand out a $5 bonus card to all veterans and active military members that can be used from November 12 through December 31, 2021. The free meal has a value of $15.

Joey D's Oak Room (discount)
Active duty military and veterans at Joey D’s Oak Room can get 50% off an entrée with valid ID for Veterans Day 2021.

Juice It Up!
Veterans and active military will receive one free complimentary 20-oz. (medium) Classic Smoothie from our menu on Veterans Day with proof of service.

Kiwanis High Desert Veterans' Dinner (Southern California)
The Kiwanis Tri-Community Veteran's Dinner began 26 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. This year our dinner will be a drive through pick up dinner. Our dinner is being provided by Chick-fil-A.  You will be able to drive though the front parking lot at Serrano High School from 5:00pm-6:30pm on Wednesday, November 3, 2021. 

Kolache Factory
Veterans and active-duty, retired and reserve military can get free breakfast of one free kolache (any kind) and one cup of any sized brewed coffee from Kolache Factory on Veterans Day with valid ID from 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. local time.

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

Ledo Pizza (discount)
On Veterans Day, Ledo Pizza is offering all active military and veterans $5 off any order over $20 when they show a valid ID.

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

Logan's Roadhouse
This Veterans Day, we’re inviting all active duty and retired U.S. military personnel to enjoy a free meal between 3-6 p.m. from the American Roadhouse menu at participating locations. 
*Offer available on 11/11 for active duty and retired U.S. military personnel only. Participating locations only. Menu varies by location. Dine-in only.

Lucille's Smokehouse Bar-B-Que
Free Lucille's Original Pulled Pork Sandwich for all U.S. active duty personnel and veterans
Dine with us on Veterans Day (11/11/21) to receive a free Lucille's Original Pulled Pork Sandwich and one swoon-worthy side!

Max & Erma's
This Veterans Day, we're honored to offer all veterans & active military a FREE Cheeseburger, Endless Fries, Fountain Drink & a Chocolate Chip Cookie. It's just a small way for us to salute our brave heroes for their service & sacrifices. (Valid Thursday, November 11th, 2021 at participating locations.

McCormick & Schmicks (discount)
Veterans Day is an opportunity for M&S to honor those who have served our country. It is our sincere honor to invite veterans of the U.S. Military, National Guard, Gold Star Parents and Gold Star Spouses to enjoy a select half priced entrée on Sunday, November 7, 2021.

Veterans and current members of the military receive one free combo meal on November 11 at participating locations.

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

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

Mountain Mike's Pizza (discount)
Buy one large pizza, get one for $5 off at Mountain Mike’s Pizza with code “VetBOGO” on Veterans Day. You can also get 20% off all large pizzas with code “Novblitz20” starting Nov. 3, 2021.

New York Prime (discount)
Enjoy a 50% discount on entrees for active-duty military and veterans with valid ID at New York Prime this Veterans Day.

Ninety Nine Restaurants
On Veterans Day from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., veterans and active-duty military with valid ID will receive a free entrée from the Veterans Day menu (with the purchase of another entrée) on dine-in orders at Ninety Nine Restaurants. The Veterans Day menu includes Twin Catch (Baked North Atlantic schrod & shrimp), Country Fried Chicken, Buffalo Chicken Mac & Cheese, Vermont Cheddar Burger, Apple Cranberry Chicken Salad, and Southwest Fajita Chicken Bowl. Ninety Nine Restaurants also offer a 10% military and veterans discount all year long.

O'Charley's Restaurant and Bar
In honor of Veterans Day, active duty military and veterans can enjoy a free meal on Thursday, November 11, 2021.

Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom
This Veterans Day, Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom is saluting those who bravely protect and serve our country. In honor of America’s heroes, on Veterans Day, the award-winning restaurant is offering veterans a free starter with the purchase of an entrée. This offer is valid for dine-in only and a value of up to $11.99. It excludes Old Chicago’s Keg of Wings.

On the Border
Calling all active and retired military! Join us in restaurant on Veterans Day to enjoy a FREE Pick 2 Combo. Valid November 11th only!

Pietro's Italian Restaurant
Free Fettucini Michael for military members and veterans. Offer valid only for dine-in service and with the purchase of another entrée.

Pilot Flying J
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In celebration of Veterans Day, Pilot Company is inviting all active duty and retired military members to enjoy a free meal at any of its more than 750 participating U.S. travel centers. On Nov. 11, veterans authenticated with in the myRewards PlusTM app can save their exclusive offer* for a $10 free meal credit. Veterans can choose from a variety of food and beverages, including Pilot coffee, fountain drinks, non-alcoholic cooler beverages, hot and cold food items, name-brand snacks and purchases at over 680 participating QSR restaurants.

Pizza Ranch (discount)
Many Pizza Ranch locations are offering a deal for veterans this week and on Thursday. Please contact your local Pizza Ranch directly or check their local Facebook page.

Plucker's Wing Bar
This Veterans Day, veterans can enjoy a free meal at any of the 26 brick and mortar locations of Pluckers Wing Bar. The iconic Texas-based chain known for their wings, fried pickles and more has been committed to honoring the brave service people who protect our country for almost a decade.

Qdoba (discount)
Qdoba will be offering active military and veterans 50% off any entrée in-store only when they present their government-issued military ID on Veterans Day 2021 at participating locations.

Quaker Steak & Lube (discount)
This Veterans Day, we will be saying ThanQ by offering 50% off any entrée to all veteran & active duty military personnel, at participating locations.

Rainbow Grill (Hudsonville and Grandville, MI)
THANK YOU VETERAN'S AND THOSE CURRENTLY SERVING! We would love to treat all veteran's and those currently serving to a free chicken item on the menu (except the Half Chicken Dinner). Call the restaurant to learn more.

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 Thursday, November 11. Guests only need to show a valid military ID or proof of service to redeem this offer.

Red Robin
When veterans and active military register for Red Robin Royalty by November 1st, you'll get a Free Red's Tavern Double Burger with Bottomless Steak Fries added to your account – redeemable one-time, Monday 11/1 - Sunday 11/14 for Dine-In or To-Go.

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

Shane's Rib Shack
Shane’s locations nationwide are gearing up to honor local service members for Veterans Day. To express gratitude, participating Shane's locations will provide active, inactive, and retired Military personnel with one free BBQ Pork or Chopped BBQ Chicken Plate on the date of their choice starting November 10th until the 12th, 2021.

Sheetz is offering a free meal and car wash on Veterans Day. On Thursday, November11, 2021, Sheetz invites all veterans and active-duty military personnel to enjoy a free half turkey or ham sub and a regular-size fountain drink at any of Sheetz’s 633 store locations. Sheetz will also provide a free car wash to veterans and active-duty military. This offer only applies at Sheetz stores that have a car wash. Military ID or proof of service must be presented.

To all veterans and active U.S. military, join us for a free all-you-care-to-eat breakfast bar until 11 a.m. on Thursday, November 11.

Smashburger is offering all veterans with valid ID a one-day deal a free Single Classic Burger, loaded with a Certified Angus Beef patty, American cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, red onions, pickles, ketchup, a toasted bun, and Smashburger’s specialty Smash Sauce.

Smoothie King
On Veterans Day, Smoothie King is offering a free 20 oz. smoothie for all veterans and active-duty military personnel – providing them with the high-quality ingredients and purpose-driven blends they need to Rule The Day and fuel their busy lifestyles!

Sonny's BBQ
As a way to say thank you, we'll be servin' up a free Pulled or Sliced Pork Big Deal to veterans and active military on Veterans Day. Dine-in or take out only.

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.

Stoner's Pizza Joint
Stoner’s Pizza Joint offers a buy one large tasty pizza, get one large cheese pizza free for veterans all day on Veteran’s Day.

TA Travel Centers
As a way to say thank you, this Veterans Day, all veterans and active military can enjoy a meal on us. Visit any TA, Petro or TA Express on November 11 and enjoy a free meal at our full-service or fast food restaurants with proof of service.

Taco John's
Taco John’s offers a free Small Beef Taco Combo to veterans who use the code “VETERAN” in the mobile app this Veterans Day.

First 6oz of froyo FREE with valid ID or other proof of service.

Texas Roadhouse
Texas Roadhouse will distribute dinner vouchers to veterans and active-duty military from their parking lots on Veterans Day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. You can redeem your voucher for dinner through May 30, 2022.

Twin Peaks
Corporate Twin Peaks locations will offer veterans and active-duty military with valid ID a free meal on Veterans Day from these options: chicken tenders, Carolina pulled pork sandwich, cheeseburger and The Wedge.

Waba Grill
Buy One, Get One on all WaBa Bowls. Valid for veterans and active duty military only. Offer available online and in-store. Offer valid on 11/11/21 only.

In honor of Veterans Day, Wendy's® is thanking those who have served or are currently serving in the U.S. military with a FREE breakfast combo offer* with valid military ID or a Veterans Advantage card. Those who have served or are currently serving are invited to visit their participating Wendy's location on Veterans Day, Thursday, November 11 from 6:30 – 10:30 a.m. Please check your local Wendy's as breakfast hours may vary by location.

White Castle
White Castle® is celebrating Veterans Day by offering a free Combo Meal #1-#6 or Breakfast Combo Meal to all veterans and active duty service members who dine at a participating White Castle restaurant. The special offer is valid on Thursday, Nov. 11.

On Veteran's Day, Wienerschnitzel is offering veterans and active-duty military a FREE Chili Dog, Small Fries and a Small Pepsi as a token of their appreciation for their service. To redeem this offer, bring your military identification or wear your uniform to any participating Wienerschnitzel location on November 11th.


**Veterans Day 2022 giveaways and contests

AIREM ​complimentary Harmoni session to 5 lucky Veterans (Long Island, NY)
AIREM's Harmoni spa table utilizes harmonic and synchronized vibrational frequencies clinically proven to decrease stress and promote deep relaxation. The system was developed by American scientists to treat the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) of American veterans. In honor of Veteran's Day, AIREM is gifting a complimentary Harmoni session to 5 lucky Veterans. Nominate a veteran (link above). The five winners will be chosen on Veteran's Day, Thursday 11/11. Winners will be contacted directly and announced on @airemessentials IG story!

Christmas Decor
If you know a military family who deserves to have their home decorated for the holidays, please nominate them here. Christmas Decor provides a beautiful holiday display to hundreds of military families across the country every year. Retired or active duty, we accept nominations through November 11, 2021. Our goal is to bring a little holiday cheer to families who sacrifice for our freedom.

Leaf Home Safety Solutions - Win a free stair lift (Northeast Ohio)
Leaf Home™ and Leaf Home Safety Solutions™ are saying thank you to America's military by giving away a stair lift to a chosen veteran in Northeast Ohio through its Veterans Day Stair Lift Giveaway. Entries will be accepted throughout September so the staff can install the stair lift in time for Veterans Day on November 11. To enter, participants must submit their information or that of a loved one, along with one-to-two sentences on how the stair lift will help them in their life. The Veterans Day Stair Lift Giveaway ends at 11:59 p.m. EDT on September 30, 2021.

Veterans Day is November 11, and this year, Outdoorsy has decided to honor active-duty and veteran service members. How? With the opportunity to win big and recharge outdoors, of course! From mental health to physical health, we believe that everyone, especially our veteran and active-duty community members, deserves to connect with a space that inspires, invigorates, and recharges the body and mind. All that being said, if you’re a veteran or active-duty member OR if you know any you would like to nominate, here’s what you should know...

To win, you must be a currently or formerly enrolled active-duty service member. If you are a veteran, you can enter yourself. And if you know a veteran, you can nominate them! Submissions open 11/8 and close at 11:59pm on 11/15. There will be one grand prize winner and TWO runner-ups! The grand prize winner will receive: 

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 a Patriot Two-Man Pontoon Boat in a random drawing to one lucky active-duty or U.S. Military veteran. You can enter yourself, or can enter someone else. 
Pond King is accepting entries until midnight on Veteran's Day, November 10, 2021.

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
Enter for a chance to win a Sleep Number 360® Smart Bed between November 1-30, 2021! Sleep Number teamed with Blue Star Families with us to create the “Thank you, Military” giveaway. For the seventh year in a row, we will surprise two active-duty military families with a Sleep Number 360® Smart Bed in December to help them get their rest, so they can be their best.

Veterans United Home Loans Home Giveaway
Veterans United is surprising 10 deserving veterans with a new house each, and then Veterans nationwide can enter for a chance to win the 11th house at Enter for your chance to win! The Sweepstakes is open and able to be entered during the following period (the "Promotion Period"): beginning at 12:01 AM Eastern Time ("ET") on November 10, 2021 (the "Start Time"); and ending at 11:59 PM ET on December 31, 2021

Westgate Resorts
Westgate Resorts will honor 900 active duty, veteran, and Gold Star U.S. military families with a free three-day, two-night action-packed Orlando vacation this Veterans Day in its Westgate Resorts Military Weekend. Starting at 9 a.m. EST on Thursday, Nov. 11, interested guests will have the chance to sign-up at for a complimentary weekend celebration for up to four guests at the Westgate Vacation Villas & Town Center Resort, Dec. 3-5, in a Studio Villa.

​**Veterans Day discounts 2022

Academy Sports + Outdoors
Academy Sports + Outdoors offers military members, veterans, and first responders 10% off their entire purchase in-store and online this Veterans Day.

All Seasons Uniforms
All Seasons Uniforms is thankful for our veterans and current active duty service men and women and we would like to offer a 10% discount on their entire order. The offer can be redeemed by filling out this discount form. We will send a discount code to their email.

American Giant
Active duty, Reservists, National Guard, veterans, and military family members get 25% off online November 8 through 13.

Army & Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES)
On November 11, MILITARY STAR cardholders will receive various deals, including double the everyday gas savings with 10 cents off per gallon of fuel purchased at Exchange fuel locations, 15% off all purchases at participating Exchange restaurants and $10 off Exchange mall concession or kiosk purchases of $25 or more with coupon (see main store customer service for the coupon). Plus, Exchange stores will be handing out free challenge coins to veterans on November 11.

Bear Mattress
Veterans and current military members receive 35% off entire purchase (plus two free Cloud Pillows and a sheet set with mattress purchase) after online verification on November 11.

BeaverFit will be offering 20% off from Thursday, Nov. 11 through Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021, or active duty military, veterans, and first responders on the store using their GovX ID at checkout. BeaverFit is proud to be veteran-owned and operated, and the brand now offers a continuous 15% discount on all Grey Man Gear products to active duty military, veterans, and first responders when they use their GovX ID at checkout.

Bed Bath, & Beyond
Bed Bath, & Beyond will be offering a military discount until November 11 for Veterans Day. Customers with military ID (active duty military, veterans, and spouses) will receive 25% off their entire purchase in-store ONLY.

Brakes to Go
Veterans and active-duty service members get 10% off their brake repair service for the entire month of November with a valid military/veterans ID or VA benefits card.

BuyBuy Baby
Get 25% off at BuyBuy Baby from Nov. 11 through Nov. 14, 2021, with valid military or veteran ID.

CodeWizardsHQ, the leading online coding school for kids ages 8-18, wishes to thank those who served and continue to serve our country with an exclusive tuition discount.

Active duty, veterans, retirees, reservists, National Guard, and disabled service members and their dependents can enjoy a 30% discount off CodeWizardsHQ's classes. Military families move an average of every two to three years, meaning students are often changing schools just as often. CodeWizardsHQ offers live, online coding classes for kids ages 8-18 that are taken from home, wherever that might be, to provide seamless computer programming instruction.

CodeWizardsHQ is honored to launch this discount in time for Veterans Day and during Military Family Appreciation Month. Military members can receive their discount code through VerifyPass by logging on to The code can then be applied during enrollment for any coding program (elementary, middle, or high school) for a 30% savings.

Dollar General
Dollar General is offering a 20% discount in recognition of Veterans Day to all veterans, active-duty military, National Guard, Reserve and their families on qualifying in-store purchases from Nov. 11 through Nov. 14, 2021. In addition, a discount is offered the other 11 months of the year on the second Wednesday of each month for 11% off.

Duluth Trading Company
Contact your local Duluth Trading Company to learn about special Veterans Day deals for military ID cardholders. In store only. 10% discount and promotions run November 11 - 14, 2021.

Everyday California
Everyday California is offering free gear and water sport rentals including kayak, snorkel, surfboard, and stand-up paddleboard for up to two hours for active-duty, retired, and veteran military and spouses and children with valid ID from Nov. 8 through Nov. 12, 2021. Veterans and military can also snag 20% off in-store and online on Veteran’s Day with code “VETERAN.”

Evolve Skateboards USA
Evolve Skateboards USA is offering military personnel (including active-duty, veterans and dependents) a $100 discount on their electric skateboard order!

Fareway Meat Market
Veterans, active-duty military, and reserve and guard members get 15% off on Nov. 11.

FitFighter, an innovative weight training program Iraq War veteran founded by Sarah Apgar, offers a Tactical Toughness Package for military and first responders for Veterans Day for $170 (marked down from $295).

Food Lion
Active-duty military and veterans get a 10% discount on November 11. Valid for in-store shopping only at Food Lion locations. Customers must request the discount and show their military ID and use their personal Food Lion MVP card.

GM is offering special savings for the military November 2 through 30, 2021.

Hy-Vee will commemorate Veterans Day on Thursday, Nov. 11, by offering a free breakfast to all veterans and active-duty military members. A buffet-style breakfast will be offered from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Hy-Vee stores. There will also be another option with each breakfast individually packaged and available via contactless drive-thru in Hy-Vee store parking lots. Free donuts and coffee will be offered to all veterans and active-duty military members at all Dollar Fresh locations on Nov. 11. In addition to the free breakfast, veterans will also receive 15% off their grocery total when they shop at Hy-Vee and Dollar Fresh on Thursday, Nov. 11.

Active and retired service members and their registered dependents get 20% off online after verification. Apply for your Heroes discount code before November 14, then redeem your code by November 21.

Manly Man Co.
For Veterans Day, Manly Man Co. offers 35% off Personalized Tactical Stockings with code “TACOPS.” The coupon code will be active from Nov 8. through the Nov. 15, 2021, and is available for all, valid for any purchase of tactical stockings.

Mattress Firm
Mattress Firm has a four-day sale starting on Veterans Day, offering 50% off select mattresses, bedding, and more, with both online and in-store exclusive deals. Military personnel and first responders with valid ID will receive an additional 20% off purchases.

All military veterans and their families are eligible to receive 10% off their total in-store purchase on November 11, 2021 at all Meijer stores across the Midwest. To receive this discount simply inform the cashier that you are a military veteran or family member of a military veteran during checkout. No coupon is required, and certain exclusions will apply.

On Veterans Day, Meineke is offering 50% off oil changes to veterans who stop by any location in the area.

Mitsubishi Motors North America
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Ahead of Veterans Day 2021, Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) has announced a special Veterans Day Discount. When combined with its standard, year-round military discount, this now provides one of the industry's strongest incentives: $1,000 off the purchase price of a new Mitsubishi vehicle to active-duty military and veterans through November 30. This discount is available, in addition to any other incentives offered at local Mitsubishi dealerships across the country.

Mountain Mat
Get 10% off at Mountain Mat, a veteran- and woman-owned outdoor rug company for camping, on Veterans Day with code “VeteransDay2021.”

Natural Grocers
All Natural Grocers locations will be offering 11% of off all vitamins and supplements, storewide on Veterans Day to {N}power members. {N}power is Natural Grocers’ free loyalty program. Receive exclusive discounts, digital coupons, rewards benefits, and other members-only features. Customers can sign up for {N}power by texting ‘organic’ to 72345, or visiting

Ocean State Job Lot
During our Military & Veteran Deal Days - Thursday, November 4 through Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - all active-duty, National Guard and reserve military service members; all military veterans; and their immediate family members and dependents are eligible to receive a Crazy Deal Gift Card equal to 40% of their purchase when they spend $20 or more at Ocean State Job Lot.*

Office Depot and Office Max
Veterans and military receive 25% off qualifying regular and sale-priced purchases Nov. 11-13. In-store only.

As a small way to show our gratitude, veterans, active military personnel, and their families are invited to save 10% on groceries on Thursday, November 11, 2021. 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 20% off on Veterans Day, Memorial Day & Independence Day.

Regal Cinemas
Everyone can honor Veterans Day by seeing one of the most critically-acclaimed military movies in recent years, American Sniper, on Nov. 11 at Regal Cinemas. The film shows at select theaters. Get tickets for just $5, as well as $5 combo (small popcorn & small soft drink) — open to all Regal Crown Club members. 

We are proud to offer an 11% discount to servicemembers and veterans of the Armed Forces. Stop by your local Family Fare, D&W Fresh Market, Family Fresh Market, VG's Grocery or any SpartanNash on Nov. 10 and Nov. 11 to receive your discount – and thank you for your service!

Staples is offering 25% off all in-store purchases to active-duty personnel, reservists, retired or disabled veterans, and their immediate families at all U.S. locations from November 7 through 13 with a valid military ID. Some exclusions apply.

Super 8
Active and retired military members, veterans, and their families can enjoy 15% off at participating Super 8 hotels in the U.S. and Canada. Plus, Wyndham Rewards members receive 500 bonus points for bookings made through December 12 and completed by December 13, 2021. 

For the past five years, we’ve proudly extended a 10% military appreciation discount to all U.S. active-duty military personnel, veterans and their families to use in stores or online in early November. The 10% discount is now available for two-time use and applies to the guest’s entire basket. It’s Target’s most inclusive store-wide offer, with more available products and brands than any other discount. Guests can add a veteran or military family status to their Target Circle profile — making them eligible for bonus offers.

Tops Market
This Veterans Day, Thursday, 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.

Tractor Supply Company
Active-duty military, veterans and their dependents get a 15% discount on November 11.

Vitamin Shoppe
On November 10 and 11, veterans and active-duty service members get 20% off all purchases, no minimum required. This offer is available in all retail locations of The Vitamin Shoppe and Super Supplements stores with a valid ID.

From November 11-14, 2021, 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 (postponed)
Eligible military members can enjoy everyday savings of up to 15% off our Best Available Rate at participating hotels across the U.S. and Canada. Plus, for a limited time, Wyndham Rewards members receive 500 bonus points for qualified stays booked by December 12 and completed by December 13, 2021.


**Veterans Day 2022 events & initiatives

Challenge America Virtual Veterans Day Gala
Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 8-9:30PM EST
Did you know that Challenge America built the nation’s largest peer-support network of women veterans? Our Military Sisterhood Initiative includes more than 5,000 women veterans from all 50 states and 21 countries. For the first time, these sheroes have a safe space where they can connect to share and discover resources, support their sisters, and learn new skills that help them transition to civilian life.

This Veterans Day, join us to show your support for the service and sacrifice of military Veterans. During this event, you will learn how Challenge America leverages technology and the creative arts to improve the lives of veterans and their families, as our program participants share their emotional stories of working with Challenge America to overcome the adversity in their lives. Our program will also include a live auction to support our work at Challenge America, featuring exciting products and experiences curated exclusively for this event. A celebrity concert will round out the evening, featuring Challenge America Honorary Co-founders, Vince Gill and Amy Grant. Register today for Challenge America’s Virtual Veterans Day Gala and learn how you can support these brave women. Registration is free but spaces are limited. Reserve your spot today!

New York City Veterans Day Parade (New York, NY)
(Click HERE for a listing of other parades across the country!)

Team Red, White and Blue Veterans Day WOD (Workout of the Day) with Veterans
Every Veterans Day, hundreds of veterans, veteran supporters, gyms, and boxes across the nation participate in #WOD4Warriors, a functional fitness workout, to support Team RWB and the men and women who have served our country. All proceeds support Team RWB’s mission to enrich the lives of America’s veterans by coming together in support of our veterans’ physical and mental health.
Chapter events and virtual participation.

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)
Honoring Our Local Heroes - Gather with your community to reflect and honor our local heroes; the military servicemen and servicewomen of the West Valley. There will be food trucks onsite as well as memorable dedications and an honor guard. Live entertainment provided by Terminal Leave, an active duty band consisting of local Luke Air Force Base service men and women.
We Love Our Veterans Yard Signs - While you are at the event, grab a sign for your yard and plant a flag in ours!
Need More Details? Veterans Day Tribute is held at the Goodyear Recreation Campus, 420 S. Estrella Pkwy., on November 11 from 2-4 p.m.

VetsinTech Veterans Day Virtual Gala
news release
VetsinTech, the leading national non-profit dedicated to advancing career opportunities for veterans and military spouses in the tech industry, announced its 7th Annual Veterans Day Gala scheduled for Friday, November 5th and begins at 6:00 pm PST. For the second consecutive year, VetsinTech will host a virtual global broadcast to celebrate Veterans Day and drive fundraising with a stellar lineup of technology and military leaders studded with celebrity cameos. Building on the success of last year's virtual event, VetsinTech seeks to deliver a one-of-a-kind virtual Gala experience, breaking the current mold of people hovering around a laptop on a Friday night; instead, families will be able to watch VetsinTech's virtual Gala their SmartTV and have their meals delivered by UberEats.
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