Memorial Day Freebies & Deals Roundup – 2019
First, if you serve our country, then we thank you for your service!! Memorial Day was declared a national holiday in 1868, to honor those lost in service to our great country. As a result, it was formally known as Decoration Day.
Many retailers and restaurants offer deals for active military and veterans for Memorial Day. Here’s a listing of offers we have found for Memorial Day 2019! In other words, you can get free food, free admission, and discounts on airlines, cars and more. Of course, these offers do require a valid military ID.
- Firebirds Wood Fired Grill – Free lunch or dinner entrée for active military and veterans. May 27. ID required.
- Hooters – Free entree. Military ID required. May 27.
- LaMar Donuts – Free coffee and donuts May 27
- Logan’s Roadhouse – Free entree from a special menu for the military. May 27 3 pm to 6 pm. ID is required.
- McCormick & Schmicks – Free lunch or dinner for military and National Guard. May 27. Military ID required.
- Mission BBQ – Free sandwiches for select military personnel each day of the week prior to Memorial Day.
- Ninety-Nine Restaurants – Free entree with any meal purchase. Valid ID required. May 27.
- Pie Five Pizza – Free customized pizza for active duty, retired military personnel. Military ID required.
- Potbelly Sandwich Shop – Free sandwich, salad or “pick-your-pair” BOGO deal. Veterans and active duty. ID required.
- RC Willey- You can grab a hot dog and drink on May 25th at noon from 4 pm local time, while you shop.
- Rubio’s Coastal Grill – Free adult entree with the purchase of another adult entrée Monday with their military ID and a coupon available at www.rubios.com.
- 7-Eleven – Free medium coffee or Big Gulp from May 25-27 with valid ID. Veterans Advantage Member.
- Twin Peaks – By all means, choose a Free Select meal for armed forces past and present on May 27.
- Blue Star Museums – Free admission for military families from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
- Blue Star Theatres – Ultimately, the offer is a discounted or complimentary admission for all military personnel and their families, as well as veterans.
- Busch Gardens, Sea World, and Sesame Place – Free tickets and discounts for the military from Waves of Honor.
- Colonial Williamsburg – Free admission for the military during Memorial Day weekend, Friday, May 24 through Monday, May 27, 2019.
- Fly Over America – Free admission to all military personnel on Memorial Day. Valid Military ID required.
- Michigan Adventure – Free admission for military personnel of the Armed Forces, and National Guard and Reserve from May 26-27.
- National Park Service – Free annual pass for the military.
- Silverwood Theme Park – Free admission for military personnel, veterans, police officers and firefighters (identification required) May 25-27
- Valleyfair – Free regular admission to the park for the military. Have twice the fun, because dates include May 24-27 and July 4 – 7.
- United States Soldiers’ and Airmen’s Home National Cemetery of course, military enjoy free tours.
- Big Surf Waterpark – All active military personnel free and unlimited admission to park, all season long.
- California’s Great America – Free admission for military, all active or retired military members, from May 25-27, 2019.
- Carowinds – Free admission for the United States military with a valid military I.D., both May 26-27 and June 29 – July 7.
- Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom – Free regular admission ticket for military personnel, with two dates: May 25-27 and July 1-4.
- Kings Dominion – Free admission for military and discount tickets for their families, on May 25-27.
- Kings Island – Free admission for the military on May 24-27.
- Worlds of Fun – Free admission on May 27th, July 4th, and September 2rd for the military.
Free Zoo admission for military
If you have family, then bring them along for these!
- Birmingham Zoo – Free admission veterans, retirees, and active duty military and their family.
- Cincinnati Zoo – Free admission to all members of the military on Memorial Day, July 4th and Veteran’s Day
- Indianapolis Zoo – Free admission for the military on May 27
- Mystic Aquarium – Free admission for U.S. Military Veterans and Active-Duty Service Members May 25 – 27
- Pittsburgh Zoo – Free admission for all active duty, reservists and veterans with Military ID.
- Shedd Aquarium – Free admission for active duty U.S. military personnel, including National Guard and Army Reserve. Of course, Military ID is required.
Other Military Discounts
- Alaska Airlines – Active duty military can bring up to 5 free checked bags.
- Allegiant Airlines – Free checked baggage plus other additional free services. Of course, you must have a valid ID.
- Dell – Save 10% on your purchase with coupon.
- Delta Airlines – Free checked baggage. Must have a valid military ID.
- Fogo de Chao – 50% discount off a meal for the military on May 27 and 10% off for 3 guests.
- General Motors – Special discounts for military. Certainly, mention your affiliation when you are shopping for a new vehicle.
- Goodyear Auto Service – Free car care checks and 10% off of Goodyear Tires from May 23-27 with valid ID.
- Home Depot – 10% off entire purchase up to $500. In-store purchases only, and a valid ID is required.
- JC Penney – Free portrait for the military. Grab the printable coupon. But, be sure to bring your military ID. Because it’s required.
- Lowe’s – 10% off entire purchase, when you show a valid ID.
- Penske Trucks – Military discount on truck rentals. Save 10% with special promo code MILITARY
- Texas de Brazil – Veteran or active duty military receive 50% off the price of dinner or lunch.
- Pro Football Hall of Fame – get $5.00 off admission.