Veterans Day 2019
Each year at Veterans Day, a number of restaurants and retailers offer discounts and special promotions for those who have served in uniform.
This year, Veterans Day falls on Monday, Nov. 11. Some promotions may be scheduled to run through the weekend and on the observed holiday.
*To ensure participation at your local restaurant, retailer or service provider, please contact them directly.*
54th Street Grill and Bar: Veterans + Active Duty military personnel who dine inside a 54th Street Grill and Bar receive a free entrée up to $12
Applebee’s: Veterans can choose one of 8 free entrées on Nov. 11. Military ID or proof of service required.
Baker’s Square: ll Veterans and active duty service members receive a free meal on Veteran’s Day (November 11, 2019) from Baker’s Square
Bandanas BBQ Restaurant: Veterans and active duty military are being offered a free meal on November 11. Call or visit your nearest location for details.
BJs Restaurant Brewhouse: Military and Veteran’s with a valid ID are being offered a free entree up to $14.95 and a free Dr. Pepper beverage on November 11. Call your local BJs Restaurant Brewhouse for details.
Bob Evans: Bob Evans invites veterans and active duty military members to join us on Nov. 11 for a free meal (breakfast served all day!).
Bombshells Restaurant & Bar: Veteran’s families and active service members receive free meals at Bombshells Restaurant & Bar on November 11 from 11 AM – 2 AM. Please call ahead to your local Bombshell’s restaurant if you have any questions about your Veteran’s Day meals.
Boston Market: TBD
Buffalo Wild Wings: TBD
Chili’s: On Nov. 11, veterans are eligible for a meal from a select menu. Dine-in only and participating locations only. Proof of military service required.
CiCi’s Pizza: All active duty or retired military with a valid military ID are being offered a free pizza buffet on November 11. Please call ahead to your local Cicis Pizza if you have any questions about your Veteran’s Day Discount.
City Barbecue: All day on Monday, Nov. 11, all veterans and U.S. military can stop by any City Barbeque joint and get a free sandwich, two sides, and a regular beverage.
Connors Steak & Seafood: Veterans with a valid military ID receive a 50% discount on November 11. This offer does not apply to alcoholic beverages. Please call ahead to your local Connors Steak & Seafood if you have any questions about your Veteran’s Day Discount.
Cotton Patch Cafe: All Veterans and active military members are being offered a free Chicken Fried Steak or Chicken Fried Chicken with a drink on November 11. Please call ahead to your local Cotton patch café if you have any questions about your Veteran’s Day Discount.
Cracker Barrel: On Veterans Day, Nov. 11, all U.S. military veterans and active duty military receive a complimentary Pumpkin Pie Latte (available iced or hot) or a slice of our Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola® Cake at all Cracker Barrel locations to thank them for their service and sacrifice for our country.
Denny’s: Each year, Denny’s thanks America’s heroes for their endless dedication and service with a free *Build Your Own Grand Slam® (*annual offer details may vary).
Famous Dave’s: Military personnel and Veterans are being offered a free meal on November 11th at participating locations only. Proof of military service is required. Please call ahead to your local Famous Dave’s if you have any questions about your Veteran’s Day Discount.
Farmer Boys: Veterans and active duty military with valid proof of service get a free cheese cheeseburger on November 11. Please call ahead to your local Farmer Boys if you have any questions about your Veteran’s Day Discount.
Firebirds Wood Fired Grill: Veterans and active duty military with valid proof of service get a free lunch or dinner entree on November 11. Please call ahead to your local Firebirds Wood Fired Grill if you have any questions about your Veteran’s Day Discount.
Fired Pie: Veterans and active duty military with valid proof of service or are in uniform on receive a free entree November 11 for Veterans Day. Please call ahead to your local Fired pie if you have any questions about your Veteran’s Day Discount.
Fogo de Chão: Veterans and active duty personnel receive discounts on November 11, which includes 50% towards their meal at Fogo De Chao, in addition up to three of their guests enjoy 10% off.
Grub Burger: Veterans and active military members can get a free meal at a Grub Burger Bar location on Saturday, November 11, for Veterans Day.
Hometown Buffet: Active duty, reserve, or retired military personnel in uniform or with a valid ID receive 15% discount on Military Mondays (Every Monday including Memorial Day) at Hometown Buffet. Be sure to ask your server for more details.
HopCat: Each Veterans Day, HopCat offers a free meal and soft drink to any veteran or active-duty military service member, as a small way of saying thanks. We’re thinking about our vets, first responders and active-duty military services members every other day of the year as well – they will receive 10% off food purchases every day with ID. *Military ID or proof of service required; no additional purchase necessary; dine-in only; limit one complimentary meal per guest.
Houlihan’s: All military members – both active-duty and Veterans – will receive a free and complimentary meal on Veterans Day. Guests must come with proof of duty by an I.D., photo in uniform, earning receipt or any other form of proof. Call or visit your nearest location for details.
IHOP: All Active duty and Retired Veterans in observance of Veteran’s Day, November 11, are invited to come in to IHOP and enjoy a “free” breakfast.
Joe’s Crab Shack: Veterans and active duty military with valid ID will enjoy 20 percent off on November 11. Please call ahead to your local Joe’s Crab Shack if you have any questions about your Veteran’s Day Discount.
Little Caesar’s Pizza: Veterans and active duty military with valid ID will receive a free $5 hot-n-ready lunch combo.On November 11, from 11am to 2pm. Please call ahead to your local Little Caesars Pizza if you have any questions about your Veteran’s Day Discount.
Logan’s Roadhouse: Veterans and active duty military with valid proof of service will receive a free American Roadhouse Meal on Veterans Day. Please call ahead to your local Logan’s Roadhouse if you have any questions about your Veteran’s Day Discount.
Lucille’s BBQ: Veterans and active duty military will enjoy a complimentary dessert with proof of service on November 11.
Luna Grill: Veterans, military service men and women with valid proof of service will receive their choice of a complimentary meal when they purchase a meal from November 9-11. Please call ahead to your local Luna Grill if you have any questions about your Veteran’s Day Discount.
Macaroni Grill: TBD
Manhattan Bagel Company: All active, former and retired military personnel with valid identification are invited to enjoy a free bagel and cream cheese at Manhattan Bagel Company’s participating locations on Veterans Day November 11. No additional purchase is required. Call or visit your nearest location for details.
Max & Erma’s: TBD
McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants: 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 free entrée on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019.
Menchie’s: Veterans, military service men and women with valid proof of service will receive a free frozen yogurt on November 11 Please call ahead to your local Menchie’s if you have any questions about your Veteran’s Day Discount.
Mission BBQ: On Veterans Day, Mission BBQ locations will be giving away free sandwiches and cake to active-duty military and veterans (*annual offer details may vary).
O’Charley’s Restaurant: Veterans of the armed forces and/or officers still serving, you can enjoy a free meal at O’Charley’s this Veterans Day, with several fan favorites from the restaurant’s menu to choose from.
Old Country Buffet– Active duty, reserve, or retired military personnel in uniform or with a valid ID receive 15% discount on Military Mondays (Every Monday including Memorial Day) with up to four members of the family at Old Country Buffet. Be sure to ask your server for more details.
Olive Garden: TBD
Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt: Retired and active duty military with valid proof of service will receive a free froyo at participating locations on November 11. Please call ahead to your local Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt if you have any questions about your Veteran’s Day Discount.
Outback Steakhouse: Veterans with a military ID can get a free Bloomin’ Onion and non-alcoholic beverage on November 11, and 20 percent off their check Nov. 12 to Dec. 31. Call or visit your nearest location for details.
Red Lobster: Red Lobster is offering a free appetizer or dessert on Monday, Nov. 11. Guests only need to show a valid military ID or proof of service to redeem this offer.
Red Robin: On Nov. 11, veterans can receive a free Red’s Tavern Double and Bottomless Steak Fries for all Red Robin guests with a military ID or proof of service.
Ruby Tuesday: TBD
TGIFridays: Military guests with a valid military ID will be treated to a free lunch menu item up to $12 on November 11, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. These guests also will receive a $5 coupon for their next meal at Fridays. Call your local TGI Fridays for details.
The Chop House: Veterans receive a 50% discount with a valid military ID on November 11. This does not apply to alcoholic beverages. Please call ahead to your local Chop House if you have any questions about your Veteran’s Day Discount.
Texas Roadhouse: Veterans and active military receive a free lunch on November 11, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at all Texas Roadhouse locations.
White Castle: TBD
Coffee, tea and doughnuts
Biggby Coffee: TBD
Coffee Beanery: TBD
Dunkin Donuts: TBD
Starbucks: Get a free tall coffee on Nov. 11 at participating Starbucks locations. Open to veterans, active-duty services members and military spouses (*annual offer details may vary).
Krispy Kreme: TBD
Peet’s Coffee: TBD
Amazon: Now through Nov. 11, veterans, active-duty troops and Guard and Reserve members can get a one-year Amazon Prime membership for $79 — that’s $40 off the regular price. And if you already have an account, you can renew your Prime membership at the lower rate.
Army & Air Force Exchange Service: The Exchange is offering Veterans Day deals on various items, including holiday gift items and food court and mall purchases, through Nov. 15 (*annual offer details may vary).
Bass Pro Shops: Verified members of the armed services, veterans, retirees, and members of the National Guard and Reserve get 5% off at Cabela’s year-round.
Cabela’s: Verified members of the armed services, veterans, retirees, and members of the National Guard and Reserve get 5% off at Cabela’s year-round.
Dollar General: Veterans and families receive an 11 % discount on qualifying items in store and online. See website for details.
Grand Trunk: Register online, with proof of service, and receive 30% discount off items on the entire website featuring adventure gear. This discount is available once you register, and is not limited to Veterans Day.
Home Depot: Home Depot offers a 10% discount to all veterans on Nov. 11. Home Depot offers the 10% discount year-round to for disabled veterans, active duty and retirees (*annual offer details may vary).
Kohl’s: Thursday, Nov. 7, through Monday, Nov. 11, Kohl’s is doubling its Military Monday discount to thank all active and former military personnel, veterans and their families for their selflessness and service to our nation. The 30% off in-store discount is double what Kohl’s offers year round for Military Mondays, where all active and former military personnel, veterans and their families receive a 15% in-store discount. Both discounts are valid in-store when customers show a valid Military ID, Military Dependent ID or Veteran ID at the point of purchase. Customers can ask an associate for details and exclusions.
Living Spaces: For every purchase of a select Revive product, Living Spaces will donate a mattress to a Veteran. Qualifying Revive products range from select mattresses to adjustable bases.
Rack Room Shoes: Military personnel and their families with valid military ID get a 10% discount off entire purchase on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, as well as every Tuesday year-round (*annual offer details may vary).
Swarovski: Veterans can receive 10% off an in store purchase, Nov.8 – 11, 2019. Valid Military ID required. See store for full details. Visit the Swarovski website for locations.
Target: We’re proud to offer a 10% military discount on a purchase made in-store and online at Target.com from Nov. 3-11, 2019. Click here to verify your eligibility and receive your discount coupon (verification begins Oct. 31, and coupon can be redeemed starting Nov. 3.)
Under Armour: Verified active-duty service members and veterans receive a 15% discount year-round from Under Amour stores and online.
Walgreens: 20% off for military, Veterans and their families. Walgreens also provides free flu shots for VA-enrolled Veterans.
American Family Care: Veterans are being offered free flu shots on Veterans Day, Monday, November 11. Veterans interested in obtaining a free flu shot are encouraged to visit AFCUrgentCare.com to find the nearest American Family Care. Visit the American Family Care website for details. (Reminder, Veterans receiving health care at VA are eligible for Free flu shots at your local Walgreens)
Brides Across America: Brides Across America holds a wedding gown giveaway for military members in partnership with bridal salons across the country in November. Qualifying brides register to attend the event at a participating bridal salon by completing the registration form and paying a $40 tax-deductible fee. Attend the event and select one of the designated gowns on display. Visit the Brides Across America website for more details (*annual offer details may vary).
Circle K: TBD
Great Clips: On Nov. 11, customers who come in for a service can get a free haircut card to give to their favorite veteran. Veterans and current military members can also receive a free haircut or get the free haircut card. Haircut cards are redeemable until Dec. 31 (*annual offer details may vary).
SmartStyle Hair Salons: Current or former military members, and veterans are being offered a 10% discount off any services and professional products on November 11. Please show proof of service to receive this special discount at participating salons. Walk-ins welcome. No double discounts. Discount may vary per location.
Sport Clips: Some locations will be offering free haircuts on November 11. Visit the Sports Clips website for details.
True Rest Float Spa: Free True Rest Float Spa 60-minute float session for active duty military and Veterans.
Hotels and travel
Amtrak: Amtrak is offering customers who have served in the U.S. armed forces a new way to save on rail travel. A 10% discount for military veterans is now available for customers who have served in the Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard. The everyday discount is valid for travel across the entire national network including the Northeast Regional from Washington, D.C., to Boston, all State-Supported trains and the California Zephyr, Southwest Chief, City of New Orleans, Cardinal, Auto Train, Coast Starlight, Lake Shore Limited, Capitol Limited, Crescent, Silver Star, Silver Meteor, Palmetto, Empire Builder and Texas Eagle.
La Quinta: Veterans and their families who book and stay at La Quinta hotels in the U.S. and Canada can take advantage of the 15% off military discount in light of Veterans Day on November 11.
Legoland: Each U.S. service member on Monday, November 11, can receive a free American flag wristband and flyer (describing the discounts and events of the day) at the LEGOLAND Florida Resort ticket window. A wristband entitles the wearer to the special discounts on November 11 only.
Harley Davidson Museum: All active military, Veterans and their families can gain free Museum entry into the Davidson Museum with valid Military or Veterans ID for 1 additional adult and up to 4 children 18 years old or younger On November 9-11.
National Parks: Over 100 national parks will waive admission fees on November 11, 2019, in honor of Veterans Day. Contact your local park for information.(Disabled Veterans eligible for free National Park Service Lifetime Access Pass).
BJs Wholesale: Active duty military personnel and Veterans receive discounts on November 11, 2019, at BJs wholesale, which include 30% off standard membership fees. Additional incentives like extra money off coupons are occasionally offered for new members. Visit the BJs Wholesale website for details.
Hy-Vee: Veterans and active duty military with valid ID receive a free breakfast buffet during regular breakfast hours from 6am to 11 am on November 11. Please call ahead to your local Hy-Vee if you have any questions about your Veteran’s Day Discount.
Publix: Veterans, military personnel and their families save 10% on groceries Nov. 11 (*annual offer details may vary).
DAV membership advantages
Membership in DAV includes access to a wide range of money-saving advantages for heroes and their families. These generous partners stand by our veterans through a variety of programs, products and services. Become a member to begin accessing these member advantages.
Thank a Vet
DAV is making it easy to thank veterans with Thank A Vet, a free online tool that allows individuals to create personalized messages for their loved ones who served. The tool allows participants to upload personal photos and generates a veteran mosaic that can be shared across social media networks. It allows loved ones to thank the veterans in their lives for their service and sacrifice, which helped preserve our way of life. Go online to davthankavet.org to create a personalized tribute for your friend or family member in just minutes.
The DAV 5K Run to Honor Veterans is a run, walk, roll and motorcycle ride that thanks those who served and raises awareness of the issues our ill and injured veterans face every day. The events help further the mission of DAV to ensure our injured heroes are not alone on their road to recovery. When you participate in the DAV 5K and encourage others to support this event, you are investing in the lives of our wounded American heroes who have sacrificed for our freedoms. Race day will be an experience you’ll never forget!