Veterans Day 2020
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 Wednesday, Nov. 11. Some promotions may be scheduled to run through the weekend and on the observed holiday. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, check with your local locations for the most up-to-date information.
For your continued safety, we encourage you to follow the instructions given by the CDC.
Golden Corral: Due to the continued fight against the spread of COVID-19 and the risks associated with large in-person gatherings, our dedicated partners at Golden Corral are in the process of thoughtfully modifying the execution of this year’s event. Golden Corral remains committed to honoring our active-duty military members and our veterans with a free ‘thank you’ meal while supporting DAV in the process. Find up-to-date information at https://www.dav.org/veterans/golden-corral/.
Applebee’s: Veterans and active duty military receive a free meal from a limited menu at participating Applebee’s on November 11. Dine-in only. Visit the Applebee’s website for details.
BJ’s Restaurant: free Meal on Veterans Day, up to $14.95, plus a free soft drink
Bob Evans: Veterans and active duty military receive a special menu of seven (7) homestyle favorites for FREE at local restaurants. Dine-in only. Visit the Bob Evans website for more details.
Brick House Tavern + Tap: Veterans’ parties of up to four receive 20% off their meal (not including alcoholic beverages), with a valid ID. Please visit their website for details.
Chili’s Grill & Bar: All veterans and active duty military personnel can get a free meal from a special menu on Veteran’s Day, Wednesday, November 11, 2020, at all participating Chili’s Grill and Bar restaurants. Available for in restaurant only. Please call ahead to your local Chili’s restaurant if you have any questions about your Veterans Day meals. Visit the Chili’s website for details.
Cracker Barrel: Cracker Barrel will offer all U.S. military veterans a complimentary slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola® Cake when dining at any Cracker Barrel location nationwide.
Famous Dave’s: Military personnel and Veterans are being offered a free meal on November 11th at participating locations only. Valid for dine-in, to go and online ordering. Use code VETERAN for online orders. Not valid for call-in orders. Proof of military service is required. Please call ahead to your local Famous Dave’s for details.
Houlihan’s: Veterans, active duty military and military families get $10 off a $30 food purchase at participating locations on November 11. This offer is valid for in restaurant dining or for carryout. Orders made via houlihans.com or a third-party delivery service are not eligible. Contact your nearest location for details.
IHOP: Free Red, White and Blue pancakes. Veterans and Active/Reserve service members are invited with family and friends to make to-order breakfast at IHOP on Wednesday, November 11, which includes a free pancake offer until 7 p.m.
Joey D’s Oak Room: Veterans and active military receive 50% off an entrée. Please visit their website for details.
LaMar’s Donuts: Veterans and active duty military get a free donut and 12 oz. coffee (in store) at participating locations. Please contact your nearest location for details.
Lucille’s BBQ: Veterans and active duty military will enjoy 20% off in the month of November, with proof of service (excludes Thanksgiving Day and Thanksgiving menu items). Visit the Lucille’s BBQ website for details.
Luna Grill: Luna Grill (California and Texas) offers a free meal with the purchase of a meal November 11 through 13.
McCormick & Schmicks: Veterans, National Guard, Gold Star parents and Gold Star spouses can enjoy a half-priced entrée from a special menu on Sunday, November 8, 2020 at McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants. Please contact your nearest location for details.
Red Lobster: Veterans and active duty military can receive a free appetizer or dessert from a select menu on Wednesday, November 11, 2020, with a valid military ID or proof of service. The offer will be available for dine-in only. Please contact your nearest Red Lobster for details.
Red Robin: Veterans and active duty military who are Red Robin Royalty members are being offered a free Tavern Double Burger and Bottomless Steak Fries anytime between November 11-30 for dine-in or to-go. Visit the Red Robin website for details.
Tap House Grill: Free meal for veterans & active military on Veterans Day. Please visit their website for details.
Yard House: Veterans and active duty military guests get a complimentary appetizer on November 11. Please visit the Yard House website or contact your nearest location for details.
Coffee, tea and doughnuts
Dunkin Donuts: On November 11, veterans and active duty military can enjoy a free donut at Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants nationwide, no purchase necessary. Monday, November 11th and choose a free meal from their Veterans Menu! Available all day, dine in only.
Starbucks: On Veterans Day, November 11, Starbucks will offer a free tall (12-oz) hot brewed coffee for veterans, military service members and military spouses at participating U.S. Starbucks stores.
Academy Sports: October 25, 2020 – November 11, 2020 military and first responders receive 10% off. Please visit their website for details.
B&Bs for Vets: Veterans and active duty service members receive one free room night on Tuesday, November 10, 2020, so they can enjoy the local Veterans Day celebrations. Please visit the B&B for Vets website for additional information.
Bed Bath and Beyond: Active duty U.S. military, veterans and military spouses will receive 25% off your entire in-store shopping cart on November 11, 2020. Call or visit your nearest location for details.
Great Clips: Veterans and current military members can visit a U.S. Great Clips salon on November 11 to receive either a free haircut that day or the free haircut card to use at a later date. Visit the Great Clips website for details.
Duane Reade: Offer valid for veterans, military and their families from 11/11 thru 11/15/20, with Balance® Rewards card or myWalgreens™ and proof of service. In-store offer only valid in Walgreens or Duane Reade stores.
Hy-Vee: Free curbside breakfast for veterans and active duty military members as well as a 10% discount on purchases made in-store.
La Quinta by Windham: Eligible military members get 12% off the Best Available Rate at participating La Quinta by Wyndham hotels. Plus, Wyndham Rewards members receive 500 bonus points for qualified stays booked by December 7 and completed by December 8, 2020.Please visit their website for details.
Lovesac: Veterans and active duty military receive 30% off through November 15. Please visit their website for details.
Publix: 10% discount for veterans, military and their families.
Rack Room Shoes: 20% off all purchases for veterans and military on Veterans Day, 10% off purchases year round. Visit the Rack Room Shoes website for details.
Samsung: November 6-11, 2020, active duty service members and veterans who sign up for Samsung’s Military Discount Program can receive an additional 10% on smartphones, tablets, wearables, accessories and PCs; additional $50 eCertificate and free phone case when you purchase a smartphone; 10% off select home appliances. Please visit their website for details.
7-Eleven: Active-duty, retired, veteran, guard, reservists and family members who are Veterans Advantage and 7Rewards members, can receive a free coffee of Big Gulp on Veterans Day. Please contact your nearest location or visit their website for details.
ShopVCS.com: Up to 55% off sitewide on everything over $20 from November 6th -13th – including military pride gear, apparel, footwear, watches, jewelry, gifts and more for veterans enrolled in VA and their family members. PLUS, save 25% entire stock of RX Eyewear prescription glasses from November 6th -13th, including frames from top brands like Ray-Ban, Coach and more. Create your free account now at www.ShopVCS.com.
Sleep Number: Valid until November 16, 2020. Military and veteran families receive an extra $100 off select smart beds and adjustable bases with promo code until November 16. Please visit their website for details.
National Parks: Over 100 national parks will waive admission fees on November 11, 2020, in honor of Veterans Day. Contact your local park for information. (Disabled Veterans eligible for free National Park Service Lifetime Access Pass).
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.
DAV’s 5K Walk, Roll, Run or Ride to Honor America’s Veterans event will take place as a virtual challenge Saturday, Nov. 7, that participants can take on from anywhere in the country. The DAV 5K is designed to raise awareness of the challenges ill and injured veterans face every day as well as to bring communities together to honor veterans and their families. The virtual participant registration allows supporters to take part no matter where they are located. We will also be offering live streaming so you can cheer on your participant or team from a safe distance. Visit DAV5k.org for more information on how to register for the race or volunteer.
Stay tuned to our website, Facebook page, YouTube channel, Instagram and Twitter now and throughout the year for more information. Our social platforms are the fastest ways to ensure you have the most up-to-date information pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic and our organization. Also, continue to watch and listen for our public service announcements in print, radio and television, and please share them as much as you can. The more awareness we can create for our cause, the more veterans and families we will be able to serve.
Veterans Day is a perfect time for us to show what DAV is all about, even when our country is facing unprecedented challenges. Stay informed by visiting DAV’s COVID-19 webpage. Your efforts as leaders of DAV help ensure the American public remembers and cares for our injured and ill veterans. Thank you in advance for all you do this coming Veterans Day, as it helps us bring more victories to veterans.