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2023 Veterans Day retail discounts, free meals and other offers

Tons of Veterans Day discounts and freebies

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Veterans Day 2023 is Saturday, Nov. 11. These Veterans Day and year-round discounts, free meals and other programs are being shared so that veterans, their families, caregivers and survivors are aware of all resources available to them. Offers are subject to change and may not be available in all locations. Verify with the organization offering.

Editor's note: This is a partial list of local food providers and retailers. See complete list

Veterans Day meal offers

Applebee's Veterans Day Free Meal
Applebee's is offering military Veterans and current military personnel a free meal from a select menu on Veterans Day. Proof of service is required.

Golden Corral Military Appreciation Night
On Monday, Nov. 13, 2023, from 5 p.m. to close, active and former military members are invited for Military Appreciation Night, where they can receive a complimentary meal. This offer is for dine-in only.

Olive Garden Veterans Day Deal
Free entrée from a special menu. Entrées are served with unlimited soup or house salad and garlic bread sticks. Offer good for Veterans and active duty military; proof of service required.

Outback Steakhouse Veterans Day Deal
Free Bloomin' Onion and your choice of any Coca-Cola® product. Offer available for dine-in or to-go (call-in orders only, not available online). Also available: 10% OFF Heroes Discount is open to service men and women, police officers, firefighters and first responders, year-round with corresponding state or federal service ID.

Red Lobster Veterans Day Deal
On Veterans Day, to thank Veterans, active duty military and reservists, Red Lobster is offering guests a free Walt's Favorite Shrimp, Fries, and Coleslaw, featuring six hand-breaded, butterflied and lightly fried shrimp, served with cocktail sauce, as well as crispy French Fries and Coleslaw.

Shari's Restaurant Veterans Day Deal
Shari's and Coco's Restaurants are offering all Veterans and active duty service members a free slice of pie, along with a "Buy One, Get One" free deal at all locations. Buy one get one free entree of equal or lesser value; valid for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Limit one complimentary pie slice per entrée ordered. All offers are valid for dine-in or take-out orders; online and delivery are not included.

Starbucks Veterans Day Deal
On Nov. 11, 2023, Starbucks is treating Veterans, active duty service members and spouses to a free, tall (12 oz.) hot or iced coffee at participating U.S. Starbucks stores. In addition, Starbucks is donating $100,000 each, to Team Red, White & Blue and Travis Manion Foundation to support the military and Veteran community.

Subway Veterans Day Deal
While Subway does not have a specific Veterans Day offer this year, guests can buy any footlong sub and get one free with the promo code FLBOGO on or the Subway app.

Texas de Brazil Veterans Day Deal
25% off. Offer valid for up to 6 Veterans or active duty military per table/reservation. Restrictions apply. See websites for participating dates and locations.

Wendy's Veterans Day Deal
FREE breakfast combo for active military and Veterans at participating locations. Offer valid in-restaurant or at the drive-thru. Not valid for mobile orders or at kiosks. Proof of service required.

Veterans Day retail discounts and freebies

AAFES Veterans Day Deal
In honor of Veterans Day, Army & Air Force Exchange shoppers can enjoy free coffee at the Express, double points on MILITARY STAR purchases, and huge savings on TVs, laptops, handbags, home appliances and much more!

Ashley Military Discount
Active military and Veterans receive 10% off their purchase at Ashley Furniture.

Big Lots! Military Discount
Big Lots! has a year-round 10% discount for active military personnel and Veterans who are members of the company's Big Rewards program.

Cabela's Legendary Salute Discount
All active military receive a year-round 5% discount, including on firearms and ammunition. The discount can be combined with other promotions and sale items, like the popular Fall Hunting Classic and Spring Fishing Classic. Cabela's will increase the discount from 5% to 10% in honor of Veterans Day, with the increase running from 11/10 to 11/13.

Goodyear Auto Service Veterans Day Deal
All Veterans, active military and first responders with a valid ID will receive 10% off instantly and can be combined with all current offers

The "Free Car Care for Vets" promotion includes free tire, alignment, brake, fuel system, and fluid checks at Goodyear Auto Service Centers and Just Tires company owned locations nationwide. Effective Nov. 10-14. 

Can't get your car in before Nov. 14? Schedule an appointment by Nov. 14 and still receive the discount and free services before Nov. 19. 

JOANN Fabrics Military Discount
Enjoy a 15% discount at JOANN for Veterans, military members and their families.

La Quinta by Windham Military Discount
Current or retired military personnel, Veterans and their families who book and stay at La Quinta hotels in the U.S. and Canada can take advantage of the 12% off military discount from the best available rate per night, and 1,000 Wyndham Rewards bonus points for members.

Maytag Military Discount
Maytag offers a 15% discount to all military personnel.

Meineke Veterans Day Deal
Free Basic Oil Change or 50% Off Synthetic Oil Change on Veterans Day. Deals vary by location.

Michaels Military Discount
Active duty service members, Veterans and family members can enjoy a 15% discount on their purchases at Michaels.

Omaha Steaks Military Discount
Omaha Steaks provides a $10 discount for active duty military, retirees, Veterans, military spouses and dependents. Verification is done through at checkout.

Pandora Music Military Discount
Active military and Veterans can receive a 20% discount on Pandora Premium, priced at $7.99/month after a 60-day free trial.

Princess Cruises Military Cruise Benefit Program
Princess Cruises® offers up to $250 free onboard spending money* for Veterans and active, retired or disabled military personnel.

Sherwin-Williams Military Discount
Sherwin-Williams honor Veterans and the military with a special 15% discount on paints, stains and painting supplies.

Sleep Number Military Discount
We're thanking all active, Veteran, retired and reservist personnel of the U.S. Armed Forces with a 20% discount.

Under Armour Military Discount
Under Armour offers 20% off all purchases to active duty service members, Veterans and first responders, both online and in UA Brand House stores. Verification through

Verizon Wireless Military Discount
Save up to $25/mo. on Unlimited plans. 

Walgreens Military Discount
Veterans, military and their family receive a 20% off eligible regular price items with myWalgreens® in store only.

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