Veterans Day Freebies & Events

by Jess on November 9, 2010

This Thursday, November 11th, is Veterans Day and to honor those who have served our country many companies are offering some really awesome freebies to give thanks to our brave soldiers. If you or someone in your family is a veteran or active duty military member, here’s a round-up of some fun freebies & events taking place.

Restaurants

The following deals/freebies are for veterans or active duty military. Most will require you to show proper military I.D. in order to redeem.

  • Applebees
    Enjoy a FREE dinner! Dine-in only, beverages and gratuity not included.
  • BJ’s Brewhouse
    Dig into a FREE lunch entree or dinner pizza.
  • Chili’s
    Choose from one of 6 FREE entrees.
  • Dunkin Donuts
    Active Duty military can grab a FREE medium coffee every Tuesday in November.
  • Famous Dave’s BBQ
    Salutes veterans by offering a number of specials from $15 off to FREE Meals to 10% off entire checks. Some locations in California even offer 25% off discounts all year round!
  • Golden Corral
    Stop in on 11/16 and score a FREE buffet dinner from 5-9pm
  • Hooters
    FREE special menu items (up to $8.49 in value)
  • Krispy Kreme
    Snag a FREE donut of any variety.
  • Outback Steakhouse
    Dig into a FREE Bloomin’ Onion and beverage.
  • Ruby’s Diner
    Score a FREE order of Cinnamon French Toast with coupon before 11:30am.

Retail

The following deals/freebies are for veterans or active duty military. Most will require you to show proper military I.D. in order to redeem.

  • Big Lots
    Save 10% off your entire purchase.
  • Brides Across America
    Are you a military bride-to-be? You may be able to snag a FREE wedding gown!
  • Dollar General
    Stop in on November 11th and save 10% off your total purchase. Immediate families can also save!
  • Lowe’s & Home Depot
    Active Duty, Reserve, National Guard, Veterans and immediate family members can save an additional 10% off their purchase every time they shop when they show a valid military ID.
  • Sam’s Club
    Veterans in need of mobility assistance can stop in on 11/10 – 11/13 to pick up a FREE Hugo Cane! No purchase or membership required. They’re giving away 36,000 of these so supplies are limited.
  • Totally Kids Fun Furniture & Toys
    Veterans and active duty families can snag 25% off anything and everything on 11/11.

Entertainment

The following deals/freebies are for veterans or active duty military. Most will require you to show proper military I.D. in order to redeem.

  • National Parks
    FREE admission to all national parks, forests and monuments to EVERYONE on November 11th!
  • Knott’s Berry Farm
    Snag FREE park admission plus a FREE guest admission ticket! Up to 6 additional tickets can be purchased for $15 each.

If you know of any other free/cheap deals or events going on this Veterans Day, let us know in the comments below!


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Anonymous November 9, 2010 at 6:22 pm

Thank you so much for compiling this list. I think that Ruby's Diner is offering a free breakfast of some sort as well.

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Jess @ This Frugal Life November 9, 2010 at 6:32 pm

Awesome, found the deal and added it to the list :)

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Kevin Conaway November 10, 2010 at 3:51 pm

One more Veterans Day freebie to share with you…free massages for Veterans.

Link to website: http://www.hydromassage.com/Veterans-Day.html

Thanks!

Kevin Conaway
HydroMassage

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