From free meals to free haircuts! Here are some popular Veterans Day deals and discounts
Many restaurant chains and retailers are offering discounts for veterans and active military personnel on Veterans Day.
Here’s a sampling:
7-Eleven - Get a free coffee or Big Gulp. Download the 7-Eleven app and sign in or register.
Applebees - Veterans can enjoy a free full-size entree from a selection of eight fan favorites.
Bed Bath and Beyond - Active Duty U.S. military, Veterans and military spouses receive 25% off the entire in-store shopping cart.
Brakes To Go - Veterans and active-duty service members get 10% off their brake repair service for the entire month of November with a valid military/veterans ID or VA benefits card.
Brides Across America - Brides Across America holds a wedding gown giveaway for military 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 $50 tax-deductible registration fee. Attend the event and select one of the designated gowns on display. Visit the Brides Across America website for more details.
Buffalo Wild Wings - All day on Veterans Day, veterans and active-duty military who dine in or call for takeout at their local B-Dubs can receive a free order of boneless wings and a side of fries. At participating U.S. locations only.
California Pizza Kitchen - All veterans and active military receive a free entrée and beverage when they dine in and show proof of service on November 11. In addition, all veterans who dine with California Pizza Kitchen will receive a BOGO, redeemable from November 12 through 20.
Carrabba’s - Year-round, Carrabba’s offers 10% off to veterans and first responders.
Chili's - Veterans receive a free meal, in-restaurant only.
Cracker Barrel - During military family appreciation month, Cracker Barrel will offer in-store specials on Veterans Day for military veterans and promotions throughout November to support military families in partnership with Operation Homefront.
Denny’s - All active, non-active or retired military personnel at all participating Denny’s restaurants nationwide will receive a free build-your-own grand slam breakfast on Veterans Day 5 a.m.-noon
Dunkin’ - Veterans and active duty military are eligible to receive a free donut of their choice with no purchase necessary.
Friendly's - Veterans and active military can receive a free meal.
GM - GM offers special savings for the military November 2 through 30.
Golden Corral - Active or former military members who have served in the U.S. Military get a free "thank you" dinner from 5 p.m. to close on Nov. 11.
Great Clips - Veterans and active military members can visit a U.S. Great Clips salon and receive either a free haircut that day or a free haircut card. In addition, non-military customers who get a haircut on Veterans Day at Great Clips salons can pay it forward. They will receive a free haircut card they can give to an active service member or veteran as a way of saying thank you. The cards can be redeemed for a free haircut from Nov. 12 through Dec. 10, 2021.
Home Depot - All military personnel and Veterans are eligible for a 10% discount at all Home Depot store locations.
IHOP - Veterans and active-duty military are being offered free red, white and blue pancakes on November 11.
Joe's Crab Shack -Veterans and active military can receive 20% off on Veterans Day.
Krispy Kreme - Veterans get a free doughnut and coffee.
Little Caesars - Offering a free Hot-N-Ready Lunch Combo to active duty and other veterans, on Nov. 11, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Mattress Firm - Veterans and active duty military receive 10% off purchases with valid ID at participating locations.
McCormick & Schmick's - Veterans of the U.S. Military, National Guard, Gold Star Parents and Gold Star Spouses can enjoy a select half priced entrée on Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021.
National Parks - Over 100 national parks will waive admission fees on Nov. 11, 2021, in honor of Veterans Day.
NY state Department of Environmental Conservation - Free fishing day on Thursday, Nov. 11.
Planet Fitness - On Nov. 11, all veterans and active-duty military personnel can join their local Planet Fitness for $0 down and their first month free. Any proof of military service will be accepted, along with a photo ID.
Red Lobster - Active duty and other veterans with a valid ID can get a free appetizer or dessert on Nov. 11.
Starbucks - Veterans, active duty service members and military spouses, enjoy a free tall hot brewed coffee.
Target - Active duty and other veterans and their families receive a 10% discount on a purchase, in stores or online. The 10% discount is now available for two-time use and applies to the guest’s entire basket.
White Castle - Veterans and active duty service members can get a complimentary combo meal.
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts - Active and retired military members, veterans, and their families save up to 15%, plus receive 500 Wyndham Rewards bonus points for qualified stays booked by Dec. 12 and completed by Dec. 13.
For a list of more 2021 Veterans Day deals click here.
Some discounts are not available at all locations, check before you head out! Don’t forget to follow COVID-19 rules.