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 31, 2021.
Free Food on Memorial Day
Besides these Memorial Day restaurant freebies, check your local restaurants for special offers on Memorial Day.
Fogo de Chão – Fogo de Chão is offering 50% off all meals for veterans and active duty personnel on Memorial Day (Monday, May 31st), plus 10% off the meals of up to 3 guests. Fogo also has Memorial Day to-go packages available from Friday, May 28 – Monday, May 31 that generously serve 6 and are either ready to eat (fully cooked) or ready to grill at home. The packages include selections of fire-roasted meats, salads, pao de queijo cheese bread and berry macaroon bars for dessert.
STK Steakhouse – STK Steakhouse is offering all veterans, active duty and first responders 20% off the check for their in-person dining experience on Memorial Day (Monday, May 31st). In addition, STK will be offering its famed Wagyu Burger and Fries for as little as $7.99* when you order for takeout or delivery (*price varies by location; not available in Las Vegas).
Kona Grill – Kona Grill is offering all veterans, military, first responders and front-line workers (including healthcare professionals, teachers, and other essential workers) 20% off all checks for in-restaurant dining on Memorial Day (Monday, May 31st).
99 Restaurant & Pub – Veterans and active military can enjoy a 10% discount every day of the year when you present your military ID to your server.
Firebird’s Restaurants – Dine with a veteran, active duty service member, or Gold Star family on Memorial Day (Monday, May 31st) 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 15% off your meal when you dine in on May 31, 2021.
Outback Steakhouse – All military personnel can get 10% off your entire check (excluding alcohol, taxes, and gratuity) every day.
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 Armed Forces 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.
Birmingham Zoo – In honor of Memorial Day on Monday, May 31st, 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.
Colonial Williamsburg – Military families are invited to enjoy FREE Colonial Williamsburg admission during the Honoring Service to America 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.
Lowe’s – All Veterans and active duty personnel will receive a 10% discount every day of the year.
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.