Veterans Day 2020 freebies, discounts

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In honor of Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2020, restaurants, stores and other businesses are offering discounts and freebies for veterans and military members. Here’s a list of some for 2020.

***Most businesses require proof of military service, and the deals include participating locations only. It’s recommended you call specific locations to make sure they are taking part in the promotions.***


WASHINGTON, D.C. – In partnership with MGM National Harbor, The United States Air Force Band welcomes country music stars, Chris Janson and Kellie Pickler, for a free, online concert paying tribute to all American veterans. ESPN’s Malika Andrews will host “A Salute to Service: Honoring America’s Heroes.”

MeTV REMEMBERS THE M*A*S*H FINALE (KOAM offers MeTV on channel 7-3)

Wednesday, November 11th, MeTV is honoring our nation’s veterans with “MeTV Remembers The M*A*S*H Finale,” our special presentation airing from 7pm ET (6pm CT) until 10pm ET (9pm CT). The program includes interviews with the cast and creative team that are exclusive to MeTV and runs 3 hours – preempting The Andy Griffith Show, Gomer Pyle and Green Acres that night.


The Dirty Mule – Free meal, free spinal screenings, free dessert – learn more at

7-Eleven: Free coffee or Big Gulp for Veterans Advantage members.

Applebees: Contact your local Applebee’s to learn about any Veterans Day offerings in your neighborhood. Offers may vary based on local mandates and guidelines.

Baker’s Square: Free Rise and Shine breakfast for veterans and active-duty military on Nov. 11. All veterans and active-duty members will also receive a 20 percent off the entire check coupon valid for their next visit.

Bar Louie: Veterans and active military personnel will get a free burger or flatbread of their choice Nov. 11.

Bibibop: All veterans and active-duty military get a free bowl.

Big Boy: Veterans can pick up a voucher for a free future meal on Nov. 11.

BJ’s Restaurant and Brew House: Free Dr. Pepper and entrée up to $14.95 for active-duty military and veterans on Wednesday, Nov 11.

Bob Evans: Veterans and active-duty military will get a free meal from a special menu on Nov. 11.

Bonefish Grill: Offers an ongoing 10 percent discount for service members, veterans and first responders.

Buffalo Wild Wings: Active duty and military veterans can get 10 free boneless wings and fries on Nov. 11.

California Pizza Kitchen: Veterans and active military get a complimentary entrée and beverage on Nov. 11.

Chili’s: Active duty and military veterans can get a free meal from a special menu on Nov. 11.

Cici’s Pizza: Free adult buffet for veterans and active-duty military personnel on Nov. 11.

Country Pride: A free meal on Nov. 11 for veterans and active military.

Cracker Barrel: Free dessert on Nov. 11.

Denny’s: Free build your own Grand Slam for veterans and military personnel on Nov. 11 from 5 a.m. to noon.

Dunkin’: Free donut on Nov. 11.

Eat’nPark: Veterans and their families get 10 percent off all month.

Einstein Bros.: Free hot or iced medium coffee on Nov. 11.

Famous Dave’s: Free Lunch Georgia Chopped Pork Sandwich with side for all military personnel on Nov. 11.

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill: Military and veterans get a free lunch or dinner entree on Nov. 11 .

Golden Corral: Military Appreciation Event will run from Nov. 1, 2020, to May 31, 2021. Promotional cards for one free “thank you” meal will be distributed to any person who has served in the military.

Houlihan’s: Veterans, active-duty military and military families get $10 off a $30 food purchase Nov. 11.

Krispy Creme: Military and veterans get one free donut and a small coffee on Nov. 11.

Little Caesars Pizza: Free lunch combo from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 11.

Macaroni Grill: Veterans and active military receive a free Mom’s Ricotta Meatballs + Spaghetti with military ID.

McDonald’s: Free Thank You Meal for veterans and active-duty military Nov. 11.

Menchie’s: Six ounces of froyo free on Nov. 11 for veterans.

Outback Steakhouse: Ten percent Heroes discount for the military every day. Free Bloomin’ Onion and Coca-Cola on Nov. 11.

Pilot Flying J: Free coffee and breakfast item on Nov. 9 through Nov. 15 with app.

Punch Bowl SocialOne hour of free activities for active-duty military members and veterans on Nov. 11.

Quaker Steak & Lube: Any veteran or current military service member can get a free meal on Nov. 11. Offers vary by restaurant.

Red Robin: Free tavern double burger with steak fries for veterans and active military who are Robin Royalty members any time between Nov. 12 and Nov. 30.

Red Lobster: Veterans and active-duty military get a free appetizer or dessert on Nov. 11.

Sheetz: Free half turkey sub and a regular size fountain drink at any of Sheetz’s 614 store locations. Veterans will also receive a free car wash at participating locations on Nov 11.

Starbucks: Free coffee for veterans and military members on Nov. 11.

Travelcenters of America: Free meals for veterans at Country Pride, Iron Skillet or TA Petro locations on Nov. 11.

Wendy’s: Free small breakfast combo on Nov. 11.

Yard House: Complimentary appetizer for veterans and active-duty military on Nov. 11.

(More restaurants nation-wide)


Bed, Bath & Beyond: Veterans and active-duty military can get 25% off their entire purchase Nov. 11-14 with proof of service.

Target: Veterans, military personnel and their families can receive a 10% discount on one purchase Nov. 3 -11 in-store and online. Guests can visit for more information and get verified for the offer.

Walgreens: The retailer is offering 20% off for military, veterans and their families Nov. 8-11. Walgreens also provides free flu shots for VA-enrolled veterans.

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