Several national chains, local businesses, and organizations are celebrating Veterans Day with deals, discounts, freebies, and specials for our hometown heroes.
To take advantage of the offers, be sure to call ahead to confirm participating locations & check for the specific ID required.
Make sure to check out a MILITARY BENEFITS list that is being updated daily with national and local specials.
Applebee’s: Veterans and Active Duty Military can select a free meal from a limited menu for Veteran’s Day. Provide proof of service required. All current and former military personnel will also receive a $5 coupon that can be redeemed between November 12 and November 27, 2016.
Buffalo Wild Wings: Complimentary order of wings and a side of fries to veterans and active-duty military. Must present acceptable proof of military service, which includes: permanent or temporary U.S. military ID cards, veteran’s card, a photograph of yourself in military uniform, or dine-in at a participating location in uniform.
Chili’s: Veterans and active-duty military receive a free meal on Veterans Day from a special Veterans Day menu. Must show proof of military service.
Chipotle: Friday, November 11th, from 3pm-close: a buy one, get one free burrito, bowl, salad, or taco order. Valid for all US military active-duty, Reserves, National Guard and retired military, military spouses with ID and veterans.
Denny’s: Active, inactive and retired military personnel will get a free Build Your Own Grand Slam on Friday, Nov. 11, from 5 a.m. to noon. Please show valid military id.
Duke’s Chowder House: On November 10, 2016 Veterans receive complimentary bowl of chowder. A portion of sales that day will be donated to the Seattle Veteran’s Hospital.
Hooters: All active-duty and retired military to stop in for a free meal from the Hooters Veterans Day Menu by presenting a military ID or proof of service at any Hooters location nationwide.
IHOP: Vets and active-duty military: Red, White & Blue Pancakes free from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
Ivar’s: Active duty and military veterans may choose a complimentary entrée for lunch or dinner on Friday, Nov. 11th. This offer is valid at Ivar’s Acres of Clams, Ivar’s Salmon House, and Ivar’s Mukilteo Landing. Veterans must show proof of service to receive this offer, but no purchase is required.
Olive Garden: will offer a free entrée from a special menu to active-duty military and military veterans.
Outback Steakhouse: All active, retired military and veterans get a free Bloomin’ Onion® and a beverage on Veterans Day. Must have valid identification. There is also a military discount of 15% off the total check from valid for military members and their families.
Panera Bread: a complimentary You-Pick-Two with military identification or if wearing their uniform to the participating Panera Bread bakery-cafes in the Cleveland, Akron, Canton area. For a complete list of participating bakery-cafes, click here.
Red Lobster: To thank Veterans, active duty military and reservists, Red Lobster will offer a free appetizer or dessert with a valid military ID on November 10th and 11th. Guests may choose their free appetizer or dessert from a special menu.
Red Robin: all Veterans and active-duty military members will get a free Red’s Tavern Double Burger and Bottomless Steak Fries. No purchase is necessary. Just show proof of service.
Starbucks: On Veterans Day 2016, active duty service members, reservists, veterans and military spouses are invited to enjoy a free Tall Brewed Coffee. In addition, now through November 11, for every Veterans Day Starbucks Card or eGift purchased, Starbucks will contribute $5 to help support programs assisting service members, military spouses and veterans.
Taco Time: Active duty military and veterans are offered one free soft taco combo meal on November 11th, 2016. Please provide proof of service or valid ID.
DISCOUNTS & DEALS
Alfred Angelo: Enjoy 30% off your bridal gown from Alfred Angelo with a valid active duty military ID or DD214 at the time and date of purchase. Offer subject to change.
Amazon.com: Offering 20% off of select apparel on Veterans Day. Promotion code: “20veterans”
Bed Bath & Beyond: U.S. Military and Veterans get 20% off Thursday, November 10th – Sunday, November 13th.
Brown Bear Car Wash: Receive a free “Bear Essentials” car wash on Veterans Day, Friday, Nov. 11. This offer is valid at all 22 tunnel wash locations from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and this offer operates on an honor system.
Cabela’s: There is a 5% discount is for Military Personnel (active and retired military, active reservists and VA recipients) plus Law-Enforcement, Firefighters and Emergency Medical Service personnel (EMS) with proof of service. Cabela’s is also hosting Hometown Heroes events. Check individual store events for Veterans Day activities and possible additional discounts.
Great Clips: Customers who come in Nov. 11 for a service can get a free haircut card to give to their favorite veteran. Veterans can also get a free haircut or get the free haircut card. Haircuts are redeemable until Dec. 31.
Home Depot: Home Depot offers a free “Build a Veterans Day Jet” workshop for children ages 5-12 to help teach them about Veterans Day. Event is from 9am-12pm while supplies last. Register online, or arrive at the allotted time, while supplies last. A 10% discount is also offered to all other military veterans on Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day and Veterans Day.
Ikea: From Nov. 7 – Nov. 11 veterans can enjoy a free entree at Ikea. Please show some form of military ID.
iPic Theatres: Veterans will receive one free premium ticket on 11/11 with a valid Military ID. Offer is not available online.
JC Penney: All current and former military personnel can enjoy discounts off purchases on Veterans Day.
Lowes: Lowes honors all Veterans on three specific holidays: Memorial Day, 4th of July and Veterans Day. During these three holiday weekends, Lowes extends the discount to all veterans who served honorably and who present a valid Form DD214 or other proof of service.
Meineke: This Veterans Day, November 11, 2016, all veterans and active duty will receive a free Basic Oil Change* at participating Meineke locations.
Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium: On November 11, 12, and 13, active duty service members and veterans receive free admission. Immediate family members will receive half-off general admission.
Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort: On Veterans Day (11/11) get free buffet to all military veterans. 11:30am – 8:30pm.
Walgreens: Offering a 20% discount to all Veterans, Active duty military, and their immediate families, on Veterans Day 2016. Must present a Walgreens Rewards card and valid Military ID or proof of service to receive discount on eligible items. Also, flu shots at no-Cost for VA Patients. (Learn more here)
Washington State Parks: Free admission into Washington State Parks on Veterans Day 11-11-2016
Woodland Park Zoo: The zoo is offering free admission to all active, retired, and veteran U.S. military personnel and their spouses with valid service identification on Nov. 11, 2016.