Veteran’s Day Freebies / Deals

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First of all, I want to say THANK YOU to all of the veterans of this country.  Without you, my family would not sleep in peace at night, so I owe you a debt of gratitude to you (and your families) for what you do, or have done, to keep us safe.  So thank you!!

I love that restaurants also want to say thank you.  Several are offering deals/discounts/freebies to American’s Veterans this Thursday, November 11th.  Here is a list (as usual – you might want to call ahead to ensure that your location is particiapting and the ID that may be required):


Applebee’s: Free dinners to Veteran’s on November 11th – from a select menu.

Outback Steakhouse:  Free Blooming Onion and beverage on Novmeber 11th.

Golden Corral: Free Thank You Dinner at November 15th frmo 5-9 p.m.

Subway:  Free 6″ subs to all Veterans or Active Duty members (select locations only).

McCormick & Schmicks:  Freen entree on November 7th from select menu – only participating locations.

Krispy Kreme:  One free doughnut of any variety on November 11th.

UNO Chicago Grill:  Free entree or individual pizza with an entree or pizza purchase of equal or greater value on November 11th.

Hy-Vee:   Free breakfast on November 11th.

Abuelo’s Mexican Food Restaurants – All veterans and active-duty military receive a free entree.

(valid on November 11th unless stated otherwise)

Lowe’s & Home Depot:  Save 10% off of your purchase everday.

Sam’s Club:  Will give away over 25,000 Hugo canes.

Amazon:  Free “Veterans Day Honor” MP3 album download. The album includes 12 songs by The Bands and Ensembles of the U.S. Armed Forces.

Cabela’s:  Will offer their employee discount to all veterans, active-duty military and reserves, law enforcement, fire and EMS personnel Nov. 11-12. Discounts vary from 5% to 50%, depending on the item.

Build-a-Bear Workshop:  Members of the armed services including the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard, and Reserve Officer Training Corps, will receive a 20% discount Nov. 11-15 on any one transaction at Build-A-Bear Workshop.

Dollar General: 10% discount for all veterans, active-duty military, National Guard and reserve and their immediate families.

Fashion Bug: 20% off all plus-size and misses clothing purchases with a copy of military ID or spouse’s military ID.


  1. Ashlee B says

    I am so thrilled that you posted this! My Bro is a Marine in Afghanistan.

    I worked at Applebees last year on Veterans Day. It was so amazing to be able to serve all these amazing men and women and to hear their stories and see the joy that these simple things bring them….it was humbling.