FREE Stuff and Deals for Veterans Day 2017 (NEW DEALS LISTED)

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    54th Street Grill – Free Entree up to $12 to veterans and active duty on Veterans Day (Saturday Nov. 11, 2017). For dine-in only.
    Amazon: The online retailer offers 20 percent off select apparel for Veterans Day. Enter the code “20veterans” when checking out to enjoy the savings.
    Applebee’s FREE Meal
    Available on November 11, 2017 at participating Applebee’s® only. Beverages and gratuity not included. Veterans and active duty military simply show proof of military service. Limit 1 meal per veteran or active duty military. Dine-in only. Not valid with other coupons or discounts. Menu may vary by location.
    Aquarium of the Pacific: See colorful fish when the Long Beach, Calif., aquarium admits veterans and military personnel for free on Saturday, Nov. 11 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Be sure to bring your service ID.
    Army Corp of Engineers Recreation Areas: The sites are waiving day-use fees for their boat ramps and swimming beaches. The fee waiver doesn’t apply to group picnic shelters or campsites.
    Arooga’s – Free pretzel on Nov. 11 for veterans and active-duty military. Some locations excluded, or ending the promo at 4 p.m. Eligible orders for the free pretzel deal include Soft Pretzels with Fat Tire beer cheese, Arooga’s Crab Pretzel and Arooga’s Buffalo Pretzel
    BJ’s Restaurant: Veterans and active military receive a complimentary entree under $12.95 on Friday and Saturday November 10-11.
    B&Bs for Vets: Multiple inns around the country offer a free night on and around Veterans Day. You must provide proof of military service to take advantage of the offer.
    Back Yard Burgers – Free Classic Burger for Vets and active duty military on Saturday Nov. 11. Show military ID or dress in uniform.
    Baker’s Square Free Breakfast
    November 11, 2017 Veterans and active duty get a complimentary breakfast on Veterans Day at participating locations. Choose between Buttermilk Pancakes, three slices of French Toast or a Belgian Waffle.
    Bar Louie – Free burger or free flatbread for veterans and active military. Must show proof of service.
    Bob Evans – Free meal from a choice of six options for veterans and active-duty military personnel on Nov. 11, 2017. Meals valid for the promo include: Stack of hotcakes (buttermilk of multigrain), Freshed Back Brioche French Toast, Country Biscuit Breakfast, Mini Sampler Breakfast, Farm Boy Sandwich, and Country Fried Steak Dinner. Eligible identification includes a U.S. Uniformed Services (current or retired) Identification Card, a current Leave and Earnings Statement (LES), or a Veterans’ organization card (American Legion or VFW, for example). Guests wearing a military uniform on Veterans Day also are eligible.
    Bonefish Grill – Free Bang Bang Shrimp to military personnel in uniform or with military ID on Nov. 11.
    Boston Market: All military families are offered a BOGO deal – buy one individual meal with drink and get a second free – on Veteran’s Day weekend (Friday, Nov. 10 – Sunday, Nov. 12) at all U.S. locations. A coupon (but no I.D.) is required and available at
    Bruegger’s Bagels will allow U.S. military veterans and active military members who show ID and proof of service to receive a free small drip coffee. No purchase necessary.
    Buffalo Wild Wings – Free small traditional boneless wings and side of fries on Nov. 11 for active and retired service members. Dine-in only, no substitutions or upgrades. Must be in uniform, or present proof of service (includes: permanent or temporary US military ID cards, a DD 214, veteran’s card, a photograph of yourself in military uniform, or dine-in at a participating location in uniform).
    California Pizza Kitchen
    On Veterans Day, Saturday, Nov. 11, all veterans or active duty military personnel will be able to select a free entree from a special Veterans Day menu including pizza, salads and pasta. Please come in uniform or bring your military ID or other proof of service.
    Carrabba’s – Free appetizer for military personnel in uniform or with military ID on Nov. 11.
    Chevys Fresh Mex – Free Build your own 3-item combo for Veterans and active military on Nov. 11. Choose from a selection of Tacos, Enchiladas, Chile Relleno, Tamale or Flautas. All persons must have one of the following forms of identification: (a) U.S. Uniformed Services Identification Card, (b) U.S. Uniform Services Retired Identification Card, © Current Leave and Earnings Statement (LES), (d) Veterans Organization Card (i.e. American Legion and VFW), (e) DD214 Certificate, (f) Veteran Identification Card (VIC) or, (g) Photograph in U.S. Uniform or wearing U.S. Uniform.
    Chicken Salad Chick – Free Chick Special and drink for veterans on Nov. 10, 2017. Must show proof of service with VA ID, military ID or DD214. See a map of locations here.
    Chili’s – Free entree to veterans and active military on Veteran’s Day, Saturday, Nov. 11. At participating Chili’s restaurants, the menu items being offered will include the following: Chicken Crispers, Chicken Bacon Rach Quesadillas, Oldtimer with Cheese, Classic Bacon Burger and Chili or Soup & Salad.
    Stop by Chipotle with your U.S. military ID on Tuesday, November 7th, from 5pm-close, and they will hook you up with a BUY-ONE/GET ONE FREE BURRITO, BOWL, SALAD OR ORDER OF TACOS as a small (foil-wrapped) token of thanks for your service. Offer valid for all U.S. military (active-duty, , national guard, and retired military), military spouses with ID, and veterans.
    Chuck E. Cheese will be offering one free personal pizza to all active and retired military members at participating stores nationwide. Promo code #5500.
    Cicis Pizza will grant you to a free pizza buffet with a valid Military ID on Veteran’s Day.
    Colonial Williamsburg, Va.: The historic city rolls out special programs for Veterans Day, including a military march and commemorative ceremony. Take advantage of one free complimentary admission per year for an active military member and up to three dependents.
    Cotton Patch Cafe offers a free Chicken Fried Steak or Chicken Fried Chicken on Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11, 2017.
    Cracker Barrel Old Country Store
    Will honor our nation’s heroes this Veterans Day by offering military veterans a complimentary slice of its Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola® Cake! Guests of Cracker Barrel are also invited to help America’s military families by participating in a giving campaign in support of Operation Homefront.
    Denny’s FREE Build Your Own Grand Slam® on Nov. 10
    On Friday, Nov. 10, in observance of Veterans Day, participating Denny’s locations nationwide will offer a complimentary Build Your Own Grand Slam® to active, inactive and retired service members. This diner classic includes a choice of delicious breakfast items such as two fluffy buttermilk or hearty wheat pancakes, two eggs cooked to order, two sizzling bacon strips or hash browns. The offer is valid from 5 a.m. to noon with a valid military ID.
    Dunkin’ Donuts - Veterans and active duty military can enjoy a free donut with no purchase necessary.
    Famous Dave’s
    On Saturday, November 11, in honor of Veteran’s 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 Two Meat Salute.
    Fazoli’s – Free Spaghetti with Meat sauce or Marinara for Veterans and active military with coupon and with valid ID or while in uniform, on Veterans Day Nov. 11 at participating locations. No purchase necessary. E-Family members will be offered a $1.99 Spaghetti with Marinara or Meat Sauce with Drink Purchase.
    Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers – Free combo meal card to be given out to Veterans and active-duty military only on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. The card can be received only by Veterans/active-duty military but can be redeemed by anyone.
    Friendly’s – Free Big-Two-Do breakfast or free burger on Saturday, Nov. 11. Veterans and active military with a valid military ID or honorable discharge card will receive a free Big-Two-Do breakfast (choice of two slices of French toast, two buttermilk pancakes or two slices of toast; two strips of crispy bacon or two sausage links and two made-to-order farm fresh eggs), or All American Burger (fries and a beverage) during lunch or dinner hours at their local Friendly’s restaurant.
    Frisch’s Big Boy – Free Big Boy Sandwich to veterans on Nov. 11. Show military ID or Veterans Administration ID Card. Dine-in only (not valid for drive-through orders).
    Gatti’s Pizza – Free buffet or free medium 1-topping pizza for carryout for veterans and active military members with ID.
    Golden Corral offers a free sit-in “thank you” dinner for Military veterans, retirees, and active duty members on Monday, November 13, 5pm-9pm.
    Grace for Vets: The organization’s website lets you seek out places to get your car washed free at 2,841 locations.
    Great Clips
    Veterans and current military are invited to visit a U.S. Great Clips salon on Nov. 11 to receive either a free haircut that day or a free haircut card to use at a later date.
    Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden: The garden opens its door to veterans for free on Nov. 11.
    Harley-Davidson Museum: (Milwaukee) Veterans, their spouses and up to four children get free admission to the famous motorcycle museum in Milwaukee, Wisc., where you can learn about the historic role of Harleys in the military.
    Hooters – Free Meal for Veterans and Active Duty on Nov. 11 The Veterans Day menu includes the following items (choose one with beverage purchase): 10-Piece Traditional Wings; 10-Piece Boneless Wings; Buffalo Chicken Sandwich; Buffalo Chicken Salad or a Hooters Burger. The dine-in only offer is valid for all military members – retired and active – with proof of military service.
    Huddle House – Free sweet cakes for the military on Nov. 11. Active and retired military, all day. Please provide military ID.
    IHOP Free Red, White, & Blue Pancakes
    All active duty and retired Veterans are invited to come in and enjoy Free Red, White, & Blue Pancakes Friday, November 10.
    Joe’s Crab Shack – Print your coupon for a free appetizer on Veterans Day Nov 11 with purchase of an adult entree. Must print or show the coupon along with military ID.
    Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse – Free lunch or dinner (including sides and a non-alcoholic beverage) on Fri. Nov. 10. Veterans and active-duty military can order from a special menu. Lunch is served 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and dinner will be served 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Bring proof of service. Only some locations are participating.
    K&W Cafeterias – Free meal for all who have served with presentation of military ID on Saturday Nov. 11 (11 a.m. to closing). One free meal per ID. Free meal includes entree, two vegetables, bread and refillable beverage.
    Killington Resort: The Vermont ski resort gives vets and active-duty military free lift tickets free skiing & snowboarding and complimentary lodging November 10 & 11. Bring a copy of your military ID.
    Knott’s Berry Farm: This theme park in Buena Park, Calif., offers military personnel free admission for themselves and one guest during Military Tribute days, held Nov. 1 to 16 and Nov. 27 to Dec. 15. So, if you have a friend who’s a vet, you might be able to visit the park for nothing.
    Little Caesars Pizza - Veterans and active military members receive a free $5 HOT-N-READY® Lunch Combo between 11 am and 2 pm.
    Lucille’s Smokehouse BBQ – 20% off entire month of November (Military Families Month), plus free dessert on Veterans Day for veterans and active-duty military. Free dessert (on top of the 20% discount) on Veterans Day. Show military ID or proof of service. Excludes Thanksgiving Day, alcohol and catering. The 20% offer is valid for up to four guests.
    Margaritas – Free entree on Veterans Day for veterans and active-duty military, plus their significant others (for up to two complimentary entrees — one for themselves, one for their significant other). Open til close (check local hours).
    Max and Erma’s – Free cheeseburger meal for veterans and active military. Complimentary meal includes a half-pound hand-crushed cheeseburger with endless seasoned fries and a fountain drink.
    McCormick & Schmick’s – Free entree on Sunday Nov. 5. Veterans and Gold Star honorees (parents and spouse) are eligible for this offer. Military identification required. Dine-in only.
    Mighty Kitchen – 20% off entire month of November (Military Families Month) for veterans and active-duty military. Free dessert (on top of the 20% discount) on Veterans Day. Show military ID or proof of service. Excludes Thanksgiving Day, alcohol and catering. The 20% offer is valid for up to four guests.
    Mimi’s Cafe – Free entree for veterans and active-duty military on Nov. 11. The free entree can be ordered from a special Mimi’s menu with purchase of beverage and proof of service.
    Military Appreciation Week in Duluth-Superior: Duluth, Minn., and Superior, Wisc., sit just across the St. Louis River from each other and co-host Military Appreciation Week Nov. 10 to 19 with sales, discounts and free stuff for veterans. Get 50 percent off at the Inn on Lake Superior and 10 percent to 20 percent savings at area retailers, attractions, restaurants and hotels.
    NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island will be free to everyone all day Saturday, November 11. That day the aquarium will also kick-off the “Season of Thankfulness” food drive that runs through November 30 and benefits the Roanoke Island Food Pantry at Mount Olivet United Methodist Church in Manteo. Guests are invited to bring non-perishable food to the aquarium for donation.
    The National Park Service: Visitors can commemorate Veterans Day by catching breathtaking views throughout the National Park System for free on Veterans Day weekend
    The National World War I Museum and Memorial: The museum in Kansas City, Mo., will offer free admission to vets and half-price admission to the general public on Nov. 10th to 12th
    New York Prime: Enjoy a free entree on Sunday, Nov. 12 when you show your military ID. The luxe restaurant has locations in Boca Raton, Fla., Myrtle Beach, S.C. and Atlanta.
    Ninety Nine Restaurants – Free lunch for veterans and active military on Nov. 11. Purchase any entree and receive a free lunch from their 9 Real Size Entrees for $9.99 menu. Dine-in only, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with military ID.
    O’Charley’s – Free meal for veterans and active-duty military on Nov. 11. Free meal can be ordered from the restaurant’s $9.99 menu. Show military ID or proof of service.
    Old Country Buffet – Ongoing daily discount of 15% for all active duty, reserve or retired military personnel in uniform or with a valid ID. In addition, on Military Monday, the service member can get a discount for up to three other family members. All you have to do it show proof of service – from a valid ID to a VA card to a photo of you in your uniform – and you can enjoy a discounted meal with your family.
    Olive Garden – Free entree from a special menu to active-duty military and military veterans on Veterans Day. The special menu features six of Olive Garden’s most popular items. Entrees are served with unlimited homemade soup or famous house salad and warm, garlic breadsticks.
    On The Border - All veterans and active duty military receive a free combo meal, which is a “choose 2” or “choose 3” combo item on the menu.
    Outback Steakhouse on Saturday, November 11 will offer veterans a free Bloomin’ Onion and a beverage. Additionally, from November 12 through November 16, military members will receive 20% off their check. Beginning November 17, military; fire and police will receive 10% off their check.
    Panera Bread – Free breakfast sandwich at participating locations on Nov. 11. Available until 10 a.m. Show military ID. Not all locations are participating, so call in advance.
    Peet’s Coffee – One free drip or tea (any size) for veterans on Veterans Day, Nov. 11.
    Primanti Bros. – Free Classic Primanti Bros. sandwich all day on Nov. 11. Dine-in orders only. You must provide proof of service, which includes: U.S. Uniform Services ID Card, current Leave and Earnings statement, veterans organization card, photograph in uniform, DD214, Citation or Commendation. Additional items (sides, beverage, desserts) not included.
    Quaker Steak & Lube – Offering a variety of specials at participating locations nationwide on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. Veterans and active-duty military members will have an opportunity to take advantage of deals including: Free meal from a limited menu, Vets Eat Free (up to a certain dollar amount — either $10 or $12.99), 50% off a meal or 25% off their meal at the Council Bluffs restaurant and 20% off at the Pinellas location.
    Red Lobster - Active duty military and reservists get a free appetizer or dessert from their select Veterans Day menu.
    Red Robin on Saturday, November 11 will offer all veterans and active duty military members a free Red’s Tavern Double burger with Bottomless Steak Fries for Veteran’s Day.
    Red Roof Inn – 40% off the room rate for online bookings for active-duty and retired military between Nov. 1 and Nov. 22. This “Home for the Holidays” discount is good for stays through the end of February 2018.
    Ruby’s Diner – One free adult entree for guests who present a valid military ID (Nov. 11, 2017). Valid for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Meal options include a Two Eggs Combo Breakfast (available until 11:30 a.m.) or the Classic Ruby Burger (available open to close).
    Ruby Tuesday free appitizer up to $10 in value for veterans, active duty & reserve service members when presenting valid military ID. May not be combined with any other offer, coupon, discount or promotion.
    San Diego Seal Tours: Veterans and active military members ride free on Veterans Day with an ID. The land and sea vehicle tours the streets of San Diego before splashing into San Diego Harbor for a cruise.
    Shoney’s is offering up a free all-you-care-to-eat breakfast to all veterans and active duty military members on Veterans Day from 6 a.m. – 11 a.m.
    Sizzler – Free lunch for veterans and active-duty military Nov. 11 until 4 p.m. Show proof of military service to get a six-ounce tri-tip sirloin steak, Malibu Chicken or six jumbo crispy shrimp with a choice of side dish and beverage at participating locations. Beverage choices are coffee, iced tea or a fountain drink. Proof of service includes a U.S. military-issue or veterans group identification card, appearance in uniform or a photo of the person in uniform. Dine-in only.
    Splash Car Wash – Free car wash from Splash, which has 18 locations in New York and Connecticut, on Nov. 11. Veterans and active-duty military are eligible. Splash Car Wash is just one of the car-wash companies participating in Grace For Vets.
    Sport Clips Haircuts: Get a free clip on Nov. 11 at select store locations if you’re active military or a veteran. One dollar from all paid haircuts that day will go to the company’s Help a Hero promotion.
    Target – 10% off entire purchase Nov. 7 – Nov. 11 for active-duty military and veterans. You must register in advance to verify your eligibility. Once you register, you’ll receive a coupon sent via email that can be used once by Nov. 11. Exclusions include alcohol and some toys and electronics.
    Texas Roadhouse
    On Saturday, November 11 All veteran and active duty personnel receive a complimentary FREE Lunch from a select menu.
    Texas Steakhouse & Saloon – Free meal for military Nov. 11. Available 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. with identification. Choose from a select menu. Includes free soft drink.
    TGI Fridays – Free lunch-menu item up to $12 for those who have served. Promo runs 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. local time. This promo also includes the Big Ribs entree in the half-rack portion. Military guests will also receive a $5 coupon for future use. Dine-in only.
    Top Golf – Veterans and active-duty military are eligible for a 20% discount on memberships and 10% off Topgolf play. Must purchase at venue. Valid ID required.
    Toys “R” Us – 15% off total store purchase through Saturday Nov. 11. Valid for all service men and women currently in the Military, reserves, dependents or retired.
    Tractor Supply Co. – 15% off entire purchase on Nov. 11 for current and former military personnel. Present valid military ID or other proof of service.
    Veterans Day in Montpelier: Visit James Madison’s famous Virginia plantation for free on Veterans Day weekend. Active duty and retired military will also receive a 10 percent discount on any purchase from the Museum Shop.
    White Castle – Free combo meal, including breakfast combos, for all veterans and active military. This promotion will run all day Saturday November 11, 2017. No other purchase is required. Present military ID.
    Wienerschnitzel – Free chili dog, small fries and a small Pepsi to all veterans and active-duty military on Saturday Nov. 11.
    World of Coca-Cola – From November 2nd – November 12th 2017, members of the Armed Forces get free admission, plus up to four half-price general admission tickets friends and family. Tickets may be purchased with a valid Armed Forces I.D. card

  • Thanks for posting Mrs.Guin. Olive Garden and Chick-Fil-A have participated in recent years, but I haven’t seen anything mentioned this year.

  • Just saw this posted for Saturday:

    Olive Garden – Free entree from a special menu to active-duty military and military veterans on Veterans Day. The special menu features six of Olive Garden’s most popular items. Entrees are served with unlimited homemade soup or famous house salad and warm, garlic breadsticks.

    Still waiting for Chick-Fil-A.

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