This weekend is a reminder to never forget the sacrifices our brave men and women have made over the years, and many businesses are doing their part to honor their service.
Veteran’s Day is officially on Nov. 11, and will be observed on Monday, Nov. 12.
A number of local businesses are saluting veterans, military service men and women, and their families this Veterans Day by offering local discounts, specials and promotions. We found a comprehensive list at Military Benefits.
For military service men and women only:
Applebees Free Meal
Applebees is offering a free signature entree on Sunday November 11th at participating locations. Must present valid Veteran’s form of identification.
Arby’s Free Roast Beef Sandwich
Arby’s largest franchisee is offering a free roast beef sandwich at their 280 Arby’s restaurants on Monday, November 12 . This offer is valid only at all participating Arby’s locations in Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois and Colorado (Colorado Springs and Pueblo).
Chili’s Free Meal
Sunday, November 11 from 11 am to 5 pm Veterans and active-duty military get a choice of 7 free meals. Must show proof of military service.
Denny’s All You Can Eat Pancakes
Get all you can eat pancakes for all active duty military and veterans with a valid ID on Monday, November 12
Friendly’s Free Breakfast and Coffee
Monday, November 12 until 11:00 am get a free Big Two Do Breakfast and coffee.
Golden Corral Free Meal
Get a Veterans Day free meal to any veteran who has served in the United States military or is a current active duty service member. All Golden Corral locations will be participating On Monday, November 12 from 4 PM to 9 PM. No identification is required to get your free Veterans day meal.
Hooters 10 Free Boneless Wings
On Sunday November 11th receive 10 free boneless wings with the purchase of a drink for all veterans and active duty military. Military ID or proof of service required.
Krispy Kreme Free Donut & Coffee
On Sunday, November 11 is offering a free donut to all those served or currently are serving. Proof of military service required or those in uniform.
Little Caesars Free Crazy Bread
Receive free Crazy Bread with valid ID Sunday, November 11.
Longhorn Steakhouse Free App & Drink
One free appetizer & one free non-alcoholic beverage November 11 - 12 from 11am -10pm.
Olive Garden Free Meal
On Sunday, November 11 all veterans and military active duty will receive a choice of 1 of 5 entrees plus unlimited soup, salad and breadsticks.
Outback Steakhouse Free Bloomin’ Onion® and Coca-Cola®
On November 11th and 12th military personnel and veterans get FREE Bloomin’ Onion® and Coca-Cola®. Must have valid identification. Also, receive 10% off the entire guest check (excluding alcohol, taxes and gratuity) from November 13- December 31.
Sunday, November 12 a free appetizer to all veterans and active-duty personnel.
Texas Corral Free Entree
A free entrée on Veterans Day to vets and active duty. Unofficially we believe it’s Sunday but their website just says Veterans Day. Call ahead to confirm.
Texas Roadhouse Free Lunch
Monday, November 12 select from a special veterans lunch menu.
TGI Fridays Free Lunch
On Monday, November 12 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm get a free Veterans Day lunch.
Uno’s free entrée or pizza with a purchase
On both Sunday and Monday, November 11- 12 get a free entrée or individual pizza with an entrée or pizza purchase or equal or greater value and with a military or veterans ID.
Big Lots Discount
Saturday November 10th, veterans, active-duty and military families get 10% off the entire purchase. Must show valid military ID.
Home Depot Veterans Day Discount
Every year on Veteran’s Day the Home Depot offers a 10% discount on Veteran’s day. Must present a valid military ID. Home Depot also offers this discount to Veterans on Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day.
Jo Ann Fabric and Craft Stores 20% Off
From Thursday November 8 thru Monday, November 12 get 20% off. Official Facebook post “Check out Military Discount Days, too — present proof of your military service, past or present, or Military Dependent ID to receive 20% off your total purchase (including regular-, sale-priced & clearance items).”
Lowe’s Veterans Day Discount
All Veterans receive a 10% discount on Veteran’s Day up to $5,000 on in-stock and special-order purchases. The offer can’t be used online, on previous sales or on sales of services or gift cards. Must present a valid Veteran Identification Card (VIC), valid Form DD214 or other proof of service. Lowes also offers this Veteran’s discount on Memorial Day and the Fourth of July.
For Everyone to enjoy:
- All national parks, forests and monuments offer free addmission to all on Veterans Day. Go and enjoy the scenery!
Did you know national and local businesses consistently offer discounts to support military families? Find some of them here.
Thanks again to our troops and their families who sacrifice so much for our country. Your service is never unappreciated.