To say thank you to our Veterans and Active-Duty Military on Memorial Day, many different restaurants, stores, theme parks, and museums are offering free food, free admission, and special deals for our armed services.
Just bring your military ID to verify your status and enjoy these special Memorial Day freebies and deals.
Memorial Day is on Monday, May 27, 2019.
Free Food on Memorial Day
Besides these Memorial Day restaurant freebies, check your local restaurants for special offers on Memorial Day.
Hooters – This Memorial Day, Hooters is expressing heartfelt thanks to current and former U.S. military members by treating them to a free meal from the Hooters Memorial Day Menu. All veterans and active-duty military personnel can enjoy an entrée on the house by presenting a valid military ID at any Hooters location across the nation. The Hooters Memorial Day deal includes a complimentary entrée from the Hooters Memorial Day Menu, with drink purchase, at any participating Hooters location across the U.S. on Monday, May 27, 2019.
99 Restaurant & Pub – Veterans and active military can enjoy a free entrée from their 9 Real Size Entrées for $9.99 Menu with the purchase of any meal on Monday, May 27, 2019.
Firebird’s Restaurants – Dine with a veteran or active duty service member on Memorial Day (Monday, May 27th) and their lunch or dinner is free. Receive 1 complimentary military entree (equal to or less than your entree purchase). Dine in only.
McCormick & Schmick’s – McCormick & Schmick’s is offering Veterans and Active Members of the U.S. Military and National Guard as well as Gold Star honorees (parents and spouse) a free entree at no charge on May 27, 2019.
Twin Peaks Restaurant – Twin Peaks would like to express its gratitude by offering veterans and active military personnel a free meal from the Memorial Day menu all day long on Monday, May 27th.
Outback Steakhouse – All military personnel and their immediate family members can get 20% off your entire check (excluding alcohol, taxes, and gratuity) through May 27, 2019.
Free Admission on Memorial Day
Besides these free admission offers, check your local zoos, museums, and theme parks for more free entrance offers on Memorial Day.
Blue Star Families – Over 2,000 museums nationally offer active duty military families free admission from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Waves of Honor – Free tickets and discounts to Seaworld, Busch Gardens, Sesame Place, Aquatica, Adventure Island, and Water Country USA for veterans and active-duty military throughout the year.
Oregon Zoo – The Oregon Zoo will mark Memorial Day by offering free admission for military veterans and active military personnel, as well as family members who accompany them to the zoo.
Birmingham Zoo – In honor of Memorial Day weekend, the Zoo is giving FREE admission to veterans as well as all active and retired military and their dependents.
Cincinnati Zoo – All members of the military — active and retired — will receive FREE admission to the Zoo on Memorial Day, July 4th and Veteran’s Day along with up to 6 half-price admission tickets for members of their immediate family.
Kings Dominion – The Kings Dominion Memorial Weekend Salute offers any current or retired military personnel free park admission.
Kings Island – Kings Island is offering free admission to active and retired members of the U.S military during the Memorial Day holiday weekend.
Knott’s Berry Farm – Active, retired, and veteran U.S. Military Personnel recieve free admission to Knott’s Berry Farm and Knott’s Soak City Waterpark. One complimentary admission per valid I.D. Up to 6 discounted tickets can be purchased for just $48 each at Knott’s Berry Farm and $37 each at Knott’s Soak City Waterpark.
Colonial Williamsburg – Military families are invited to enjoy FREE Colonial Williamsburg admission during the Honoring Service to America weekend.
California’s Great America – FREE park admission to active or retired United States Service men and women, including veterans, with a valid military I.D the entire weekend.
Merchant Deals on Memorial Day
Many national merchants offer some type of savings on Memorial Day, and you can check your local papers for more Memorial Day discounts.
Home Depot – Receive a 10% discount for all military veterans on Memorial Day for up to a maximum of $500 in savings.
Lowe’s – All Veterans will receive a 10% discount on Memorial Day.
Food Lion – Get 10% off for all Veterans with a valid ID on Memorial Day.
JCPenney – Receive a 5% discount during Memorial Day Weekend with a Military ID or proof of service required.
If you know about any other Memorial Day freebies and deals for members of our armed services and their families, please feel free to post them in the below comments, and we’ll add them to our list.
Thank you very much for your service to our country.