Memorial Day Freebies & Deals

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2023 Memorial Day Freebies & Deals

Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States to honor and mourn the U.S. military personnel who have died in the course of carrying out their duties. Many stores and restaurants offer freebies or discounts to honor them!

Here are the freebies and deals you can get on Memorial Day!

Shopping:

Home Depot: 10% off on Memorial Day with verified military ID

Jiffy Lube: 15% off for all services year-around

Kohl’s: 15% off every Monday in May for all military personnel and their families with verified military ID

Levi’s: 15% off with verified military ID

Moosejaw: 20% off full priced items with verified military ID

The North Face: 10% off your order for all military personnel, their spouses, and their dependents.

Oakley: 50% off select products

Sherwin-Williams: 15% off for all military personnel and their spouses with a verified military ID

T-Mobile: 50% off Magenta rate family lines for military personnel and their families

Under Armour: 15% off your purchase on Memorial Day, special Veterans dedicated items are also available for purchase.

Vineyard Vines: 15% off most products with verified military ID

Zappos: 10% off entire orders for military personnel

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Food and Drink:

Bob Evans: As a general rule of thumb, Bob Evans offers a 10% discount for active, veterans and retired military every day. While they’ve offered more menus and specials in the past, it’s unclear if there will be anything extra for Memorial Day 2023.

Café Rio: Participating Café Rio restaurants give a 25% discount nationwide to veterans from Tuesdays through Sundays with a military ID. Plus, locations in Virginia and Maryland offer 50% off on Military Mondays.

Cici’s Pizza: Cici’s Pizza offers military and veterans’ discounts at participating locations. The discounts vary by eatery.

Cracker Barrel: all active duty service members and Veterans can enjoy a free sandwich on their designated day during Mission’s annual Armed Forces Week.

Dairy Queen: Certain Dairy Queen locations offer military and veterans discounts, some up to 50% off select items or orders. But the discounts can vary by store; check with your local DQ for more information.

Fogo de Chao: On Memorial Day this year, Fogo de Chao is offering 50% off a meal for active and veteran military personnel and 10% off up to three guests’s meals.

Fuddruckers: Select Fuddruckers locations 10 to 15 percent off with military ID at participating locations. Contact your local restaurant for more information.

Golden Corral: Active duty, veteran and retired military personnel can get 10 to 20% off at participating Golden Corral locations with valid ID.

Hard Rock Cafe: Hard Rock Cafe offers 15 % off all food, non-alcoholic beverage and retail purchases with valid military ID.

Home Chef: Military personnel and veterans can get 50% off of their first purchase from Home Chef and 10% off all additional boxes.

Hooters: Just show a valid form of ID at any Hooters restaurant, and 10% will be taken off of your bill, 20% off on Tuesdays. This discount applies to all military personnel and is for food only, not alcohol.

Joe’s Crab Shack: At Joe’s Crab Shack, they are offering 15% off to US military members and veterans on Memorial Day.

Kolache Factory: Kolache Factory restaurants offer a year-round 10% discount to veterans and active military members. Just present a current ID at the register and enjoy a sweet or savory pastry treat!

Logan’s Roadhouse: Logan’s Roadhouse offers active-duty and veteran military service members a 10% discount on their meals every day with valid military ID or proof of service.

Lone Star Steakhouse & Saloon: All veterans and active-duty personnel get a 20% discount every Monday and 10% off every other day at Lone Star Steakhouse & Saloon.

Long John Silver: The restaurant offers a 10% military discount all year long at participating Long John Silver locations when you show your valid military ID. And on Military Mondays—like Memorial Day 2023—that discount increases to 20% off your order.

Melting Pot: Participating Melting Pot locations offer military appreciation discounts throughout the year—often increasing the discount around Memorial Day. Check your local restaurant for details.

Omaha Steaks: Omaha Steaks offers a $10 military discount on online orders for active-duty military, retirees, veterans, spouses and dependents who verify online.

Outback Steakhouse: Through Outback’s Heroes Discount, you can get 10% off of your entire check while dining in or for takeout when you show a valid ID.

Pie Five Pizza: Last year, Pie Five Pizza restaurants saluted America’s heroes by giving a free pizza to active, veterans and retired military personnel who presented proof of service or military ID. Check with your local Pie Five Pizza restaurant to see if they are offering that freebie deal again for Memorial Day 2023.

Texas de Brazil: Texas de Brazil offers military members, veterans, first responders, nurses and teachers a 15% discount off of regular dinner and lunch prices, good for up to four guests per visit with valid ID.

TGI Fridays: TGI Friday’s has offered a 25% off on all family meals and platers during the Memorial Day weekend.

Wendy’s: Members of Veterans Advantage will get special coupon savings on patriotic holidays, including Memorial Day, as well as qualify for other Wendy’s discounts all year long.

Experiences:

Blue Star Museums: Free admission to all service members and their families at any Blue Star Museum for Memorial Day

Chuck E. Cheese: Special food deals and discounted play points for all military personnel and their party

Cincinnati Zoo: Free admission to all service members and the option to purchase up to six additional tickets for 50% off

Colonial Williamsburg: Free admission to all service members and their dependents during Memorial Day weekend

Disney Aulani Resort: Various discounted offers for members of the military throughout the 2021 year

Great Wolf Lodge: 30% discount with verified military ID

Magic Springs Theme and Water Park: Free admission to all service members and discounted tickets for family members from May 29 to June 13.

Sea World and Busch Gardens: Free admission for all service members and their families through December 31, 2021

Silverwood Theme Park: Free admission during Memorial Day Weekend for all service members. Discounted rates available for family members at the front gate.