Memorial Day is today, Monday, May 28, 2018 and I wanted to bring to your attention of the various deals available during this time. Memorial Day is a day to commemorate those who have died in service to our country. With that being said, freebies and deals are available to active duty military and veterans. As a way 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.
Are you an active-duty military or veteran? Just bring your military ID to verify your status and enjoy these special Memorial Day freebies and deals. Are you interested more freebies and deals? Click here for freebies and deals on your birthday!
Food Freebies and Discounts On Memorial Day:
Listed below are a few of the Memorial Day restaurant freebies! Check your local restaurants for special offers on Memorial Day.
- Firebird’s Restaurant: On May 28th only, dine with a veteran or active duty service member and receive their entree for free.
- Golden Corral: Select locations are offering active Duty Military and Veterans can enjoy a free Memorial Day Breakfast, please note your must call ahead for details.
- Hooters: Get a complimentary entree with drink purchase on May 23, 2018, must have valid military ID at any Hooters location across the nation.
- LaMar’s Donuts and Coffee: Active or retire military members can receive a free doughnut and coffee on Memorial Day. Find a location near you here.
- McCormick & Schmick’s: Get a free entree for veterans and Active Members of the U.S. Military and National Guard as well as Gold Star honorees (parents and spouse) on May 28, 2018.
- Mission BBQ: The week leading up to Memorial Day, this restaurant is offering military members free sandwiches.
- O’Charley’s: Buy one, get one free entrée from the Over the Top and under $10 menu for all veterans and active duty personnel on Monday, May 28.
- Outback Steakhouse: All military personnel and their immediate family members get 10% off your entire check, valid through December 31, 2018.
- Pie Five Pizza: Enjoy a free personalized pizza with military ID on Memorial Day at participating locations. Find a location near you here.
- Twin Peaks Restaurant: veterans and active military personnel a free meal from the Memorial Day menu all day long on Monday, May 28th.
- 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 28, 2018.
- Chuck E. Cheese’s: Military families receive special offers with show of military ID.
- Fogo de Chão: Veterans and Active Duty Personnel can enjoy 50% off their meal, and up to three guests per military honoree will also receive 10% off their meal.
- Hickory Tavern: All veterans and active duty military service members are invited to to enjoy 20% off (excluding alcohol) their order this Memorial Day on May 28th, 2018.
- HomeTown Buffet: Military members receive special discounts every Monday for Military Monday.
- Outback Steakhouse: From May 24 through May 28, military members can enjoy 20% off with military ID.
- SweetFrog: All active and retired military will receive 20% off FROYO, every Monday in May, with proof of valid ID.
- Texas Steakhouse & Saloon: Texas Steakhouse & Saloon offers active duty military members and veterans a 10% discount with military ID every day!
Free Admission Freebies On Memorial Day:
Listed below are a few of the free admission offers! Check your local zoos, museums, and theme parks for more free entrance offers on Memorial Day.
- Birmingham Zoo: From May 26th – 28th, the Zoo is giving free admission to veterans as well as all active and retired military and their dependents. Bring your proof of military service (military ID card, dependent ID card, driver’s license, etc.) to take part in all the fun the Zoo has to offer.
- Blue Star Museums: From Memorial Day through Labor Day, more than 2,000 museums across America offer free admission to active duty military personnel and their families. There are also Blue Star Theatres, a program offering discounted or complimentary movie admission to all military personnel and their families, as well as veterans.
- California’s Great America: From May 26th – 28th, 2018, all active or retired miflitary members will receive free admission to Great America. Must have a valid ID.
- 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.
- Colonial Williamsburg: From May 25th – 28th, all U.S. military active duty, reservists, retirees, veterans, national guardsmen, and their immediate dependents get free admission. A commemorative march and ceremony will also be held at 10am on Memorial Day.
- Carowinds: Any active, inactive or retired member of the United States military can receive free admission to Carowinds in Charlotte, North Carolina with a valid military I.D. on May 27 and 28.
- Disney Parks: Enjoy special discount on theme park tickets as a military member.
- Kings Dominion: The Kings Dominion Memorial Weekend Salute offers any current or retired military personnel free park admission, valid May 26th – 28th.
- Kings Island: From May 25th – 28th, active and retired members of the U.S military get free admission. Free admission tickets will be issued to active military, retired military, National Guard, veterans with honorable or medical discharges, and Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadets with government issued ID.
- Knott’s Berry Farm: Show your Military I.D. card at the Knott’s Berry Farm ticket booths to save on Knott’s Berry Farm Regular admission tickets! Show your ID to purchase Knott’s Berry Farm Regular admission tickets for only $43. Save time and receive an additional discount by purchasing your tickets in advance online to save even more. Sign up via our partner, ID.me to purchase in advance or visit your local Military Ticket Office on base.
- Legoland: Military members can enjoy free admission at Legoland Florida.
- Michigan’s Adventure: From May 27th – 28th, get free admission for military personnel of the Armed Forces, and National Guard and Reserve. In addition, military personnel may purchase up to six additional tickets for immediate family members at $26.00 each at the front gate. You must present one active military ID, DD-214, Veteran’s designated driver’s license or Veteran’s Administration Hospital ID to qualify for the discount.
- Oregon Zoo: On May 28th, families of deployed military personnel also will be given free admission. To receive free admission, visitors must show a military or veteran organization ID, discharge papers or other official military identification; families of deployed military personnel must show an active duty ID.
- Silverwood Theme Park: On May 26, 27, and 28, 2018, all military personnel, veterans, police officers and firefighters receive free admission with valid ID and their immediate family members also receive a special discounted rate.
- USGS: Free national park admission for active duty military members.
- Valleyfair: May 25 through 28, military members can enjoy free regular admission, while up to six family members can enjoy a discounted rate at Valleyfair in Shakopee, MN.
- 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.
Merchant Deals On Memorial Day:
Listed below are one of many national merchants offering some type of savings on Memorial Day. Check your local papers for more Memorial Day discounts.
- Apple: Receive special pricing for U.S. Federal Government as well as military personnel and their families who want to purchase Apple products for personal use on select items.
- Dell: Save an extra 15% on PCs and Dell electronics with an exclusive coupon for military service members through May 31 at 8am ET.
- Eyemart Express: Military members and their families will receive 20% off an eyewear purchase through June 2.
- Frigidaire: This appliance company offers a 25% discount on all parts, accessories and filters purchased on Frigidaire.com to military servicemen and women, first responders and teachers.
- Food Lion: Get 10% off for all Veterans with a valid ID on Memorial Day.
- Home Depot: A 10% discount is offered in-store to ALL military veterans on Memorial Day. A year-round 10% discount is available at all U.S. locations to active duty personnel, reservists, retired or disabled veterans, and their immediate dependents. You must present a valid military ID. State ID cards with veterans designation aren’t allowed. Some limitations may apply.
- Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores: Military service members and eligible family members receive 10% off their purchase every day!
- Lenovo: Active military, reservists, veterans and immediate family members receive a 15% cart discount* on their entire purchase that is stackable with instant coupons, but not eCoupons.
- Lowe’s: On May 28th, get a 10% military discount to all those serving in the military, their families, and all veterans. Valid military ID, Veteran ID card or other proof of service required.
- Hewlett Packard: HP EPP members enjoy exclusive savings of up to 35%.
- Newegg: Get a free year of Newegg Premier for military members with expedited shipping, exclusive deals and free returns.
- Pottery Barn: To thank military members for their service, Pottery Barn offers a 15% discount on their entire in-store purchase.
- Sherwin-Williams: During the month of May, military and veterans save an additional 10% on Paints & Stains. Please show valid military issued ID.
- Sleep Number: For military families, receive an extra $100 off your purchase on top of any sale pricing with promo code.
- Targus: Military members receive 25% off your entire order at Targus.com.
- Yankee Candle: Military members and veterans can receive 10% on every purchase and can be combined with other discounts. Just present your military ID to receive this discount.
- Walgreen’s: On Monday, May 28, military members and veterans receive 20% off regular-priced items in-store with Balance Rewards card.
- WORX Tools: Active military and veterans can receive a one-time 10% discount code on Worx tools.
- Alamo Car Rental: Discounts vary. See details here.
- Allegiant Air: U.S. active duty or reserve duty and National Guard can receive up to three (3) pieces of checked baggage free and priority boarding at no charge, along with other benefits.
- Amtrak: Military personnel receive 10% off the lowest available fare and get ahead of the ticket line.
- Avis Car Rental: Save up to 25% on rental rates at Avis.
- Booking.com: Save up to 50% on your Memorial Day Trip.
- Budget Car Rental: This rental car company is offering up to 25% off base rates when renting from a participating location. Use Budget Customer Discount (BCD) number Z408920.
- Castle Resorts: Active duty and retired military members can receive special discounted rates.
- Greyhound: Active or retired military service members and their families can receive 10% off full-priced tickets when purchased at the station.
- Hertz Rental Cars: Discounts vary. See details here.
- Hotels.com: Save up to 40% on your booking
- Hyatt Hotels: Receive a special rate for your stay.
- JetBlue: Military members and veterans receive a 5% discount on base fares and a baggage waiver.
- Knotts Berry Farm: Knotts Berry Farm drops the ticket price to $50 for military members with military ID.
- La Quinta Inns & Suites: Save 12% with your military discount.
- National Car Rental: Discounts vary. See details here.
- Red Roof Inn: Military members can save 10% on bookings, while veterans can save up to 20%.
- Sandals: Military members, firefighters, police and FEMA members can receive additional 10% savings in addition to promotions.
- Starwood Hotels: Enjoy special rates with valid military ID.
- Super 8: Active and retired military members and their spouses can get 15% off at Super 8.
- Thrifty Car Rental: Thrifty Car Rental is proud to provide 5% discounts to Veterans Advantage members
- United Airlines: U.S. military veterans, active duty military, National Guard and Reserve members, and their families receive up to a 5% discount on flights.
- VetTix: Veterans enjoy free tickets to events with this service.
Retail and Clothing
- Allen Edmonds: Receive 25% off regular-priced merchandise with ID.
- American Giant: Active duty, reservists, National Guard, veterans, and military family members can receive 20% with verification.
- Bonobos: Military members can save 15% on five orders over the course of a year.
- Buckle: Active Duty and Veteran members of the United States Armed Forces, including National Guard and Reserves, their spouses and dependents, may receive a 10% discount on regular and sale purchases, though some exclusions may apply.
- Cole Haan: Military members and veterans receive a 20% discount at Cole Haan.
- Champion: All members of the military and veterans can receive an additional 10% off with verification.
- DC Shoes: This clothing and shoe company offers a heroes discount of 15% to military members, first responders and teachers.
- Dickies: Take 10% off with military verification.
- Eastbay: Eastbay offers all U.S. military service members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and their eligible dependents 20% off online purchases.
- Fanatics: Enjoy 15% off all orders for verterans, service members and first responders, in addition to free ground shipping in the US.
- Foot Locker: Athletic shoe store Foot Locker offers 20% off most purchases with military ID.
- Goodwill: Many Goodwill stores do offer additional discounts to members of the military, typically on a holiday or specific day of the week. Check your local Goodwill store for more.
- Hanes: All members of the military and veterans can receive an additional 10% off with verification.
- JCPenney: Receive a 5% discount during Memorial Day Weekend with a Military ID or proof of service required.
- Merrell: Members of the US Armed Forces, veterans and their families can receive a 10% discount on every order with valid military ID.
- NBA Store: Members of the military and first responders can enjoy a 15% discount with valid ID.
- New Balance: New Balance shoes offers a 10% discount to individuals with a .mil email address.
- NFL Shop: Members of the military and first responders can enjoy a 15% discount with valid ID.
- The Original Foot Alignment Socks: Military members can receive 50% off foot alignment socks with a mil email address.
- Payless ShoeSource: Payless offers a 10% discount offer for all US Military personnel and their qualified dependents, including sale and clearance merchandise.
- Rack Room Shoes: Every Tuesday, U.S. military personnel and their families receive a 10% discount on their entire in-store purchase with valid military ID.
- Roxy: This clothing store offers a 15% discount to first responders, military members and teachers.
- Sperry: As a part of Sperry’s VIP program, you’ll receive a free $10 gift card after your first purchase, free shipping and returns on all orders, birthday offers and gifts throughout the year.
- Sports Fever: Members of the military qualify for a 10% discount with your .mil email address.
- TOMS: This shoe company that is known for giving back also gives back to military members and veterans. Receive 10% off a full-priced purchase with military ID.
- Torrid: Military members who place an order by phone can receive a 10% discount from Torrid.
- Under Armour: Under Armour offers a military discount of 10% off the entire purchase for active duty, retirees, veterans, military spouses, military family members, as well as a first responders such as active police, fire, and EMT customers.
- Wilson’s Leather: Wilson’s offers a military discount with military ID.
- Wrangler: This clothing company offers a 10% discount to active duty service members and veterans.
Listed below are a few individual hot deals offered by diverse merchants available to everyone. There offers are subject to supply with varying expiration dates.
- AllModern: Use promo code SPF15 to save an extra 15%.
- Allswell: Save up to 15% sitewide. Offer ends May 28, 2018.
- Ashley Homestore: Save up to 45% off sitewide + extra 15% off with the code “FREEDOM15”
- Ashley Stewart: Get $25 off $100, $50 off $150 and $75 off $200 when making a full price purchase now through May 31 using the coupon code BLOOM at checkout.
- ASOS: Use promo code SUNNYDAYS to save 20% sitewide.
- Amazon: Kenmore Elite French Door Bottom Freezer Refrigerator $1,799.99 + Free Shipping.
- Avocado Green Mattress: Use promo code HONOR2018 to save $150 on all mattresses.
- Banana Republic: Get 40% off your purchase in-store and online, plus free shipping on orders of $100 with the promo code “BRSHIP”
- Banana Republic Factory: Save up to 70%. Offer ends May 29, 2018.
- Barnes & Noble: Buy any James Patterson paperback for $10 now through June 11, 2018
- Bassett: Take 45-70% off clearance items
- BCBG: Take 30% off your order with the Friends & Family discount/
- Belk: Save up to 75% off of clearance items
- Best Buy: Save up to 40% on Appliances, save up to $200 on MacBook, and save up to $500 on TVs. Offer ends June 6, 2018.
- BIG 5 Sporting Goods: Save 20% in-store and online when you sign up for the store’s email list.
- Birch Lane: Use promo code BLUESKIES to save an extra 15% + Free Shipping.
- BrandsMart USA: Save up to 62%on electronics, patio furniture, grills and appliances through May 28th, 2018
- Cabela’s: Save up to 40% now through May 28.
- Carter’s: Take 20% off your order of $50 or more with the coupon, now through May 31, 2018.
- Casper: Use promo code SUMMER10 to save 10% on your order.
- Cost Plus World Market: Save 15% off online only until May 28th. Get free shipping on orders of $300 or more with the code SAVEBIG.
- Dell: Save up to 40%.
- DreamCloud Sleep: Save $200 off a mattress.
- eBags: Use promo code PICNIC to save 20% off sitewide.
- eBay: Use promo code PMEMDAY to save an extra 15%.
- Express: Save 15% off your entire purchase with code 3838 through May 31
- Eight Smart Mattress: Use promo code USATODAY to save $100 and receive 2 free pillows.
- Footlocker: Get 15% off your purchase of $75 or more with code URLFL5T2 or $20 off your purchase of $120 or more with code URLFL5T3, now through June 1. Get free shipping on orders of $75 or more with code URLFL5T4, now through May 31.
- Furniture Row: Save up to 40% off furniture
- Gap: Use promo code PARTY to save extra 20% sitewide.
- Guitar Center: Save on items include guitars, basses, amps, recording, live sound and more.
- Home Depot: Save up to 40% on Appliances and up to 30% on Patio Furniture & Power Tools. Offer ends June 6, 2018
- Houzz: Save up to 80%.
- JCPenney: Save on appliances, mattresses, clothes for the whole family, kitchen essentials, home decor and more
- Kate Spade: Take 15% off plus free shipping on your first order when you sign up for the Kate Spade mailing list.
- Kay Jewelers: Save up to 50% on gold jewelry
- Kmart: Save $5 off a purchase of $50 store-wide. Offer ends May 31, 2018
- Leesa: Save $225 off Sapira mattress and $150 off Leesa mattress. Offer ends May 28, 2018.
- Lens Crafters: Get 40% off lens with frame purchase through July 1.
- Levi’s: Use promo code MAY30 to save 30% sitewide.
- Lowe’s: Save up to 40%. Offer ends June 6, 2018.
- Macy’s: Save up to 20% off plus free shipping on thousands of items. Ends May 28th, 2018.
- Mattress Firm: Free Adjustable Base (up to $699 value) on mattress purchase $599+. All brand mattresses are currently on sale for up to 50% off. Offer ends June 5, 2018.
- Mattress Warehouse: Up to $1,000 off select adjustable mattress sets
- Michael’s: Get 20% off when you sign up for Michael’s emails.
- Nectar Sleep: Save $125 on a mattress and get two free premium pillows.
- Nike: Save up to 60% off Nike shoes and apparel during Finish Line’s Memorial Day sale
- Nordstrom: Memorial Day Sale is combined with Nordstrom’s half-yearly sale, where you can get 40 percent off select styles
- Sam’s Club: Enjoy savings on mattresses, furniture, major appliances, outdoor living items and electronics
- Sears: Save up to 40% on Home Appliance, up to 60% off on Mattresses, up to 30% off grills, up to 50% off patio furniture and use promo code SALUTE for an extra 10% off.
- Nordstrom: Save up to 40%. Offer ends June 3, 2018.
- Office Depot and Office Max: Save up to 40% on select office furniture collections, up t0 10% on filing cabinets and up to 40% on desks and get free delivery on qualifying orders of $50 or more.
- Old Navy: Save 50% on tees, tanks, shorts, swim and save 30% on dresses.
- Ortho Mattress: Take 50% off on select mattresses
- Party City: Get 72 latex balloons for free with a purchase of $75 or more using the code PCBTLLR, now through June 11
- Pottery Barn: Save up to 40% off outdoor furniture
- Puma: Take 20% off select sale items with the promo code “LONGWKND18”
- Sur La Table: Extra 20% off clearance. Offer ends May 28, 2018.
- Swimsuits For All: Use coupon code FUNDAY30 to save 30% on sale items through May 30
- Thermoworks: Save up to 15%.
- Yankee Candle: Save up to 60% on select candles and gifts.
- Walgreen’s: No7 products are buy one get one 50 percent off, plus get a free gift with purchase. Offer valid through June 16.
- Wayfair: Save up to 70%.
- Z Gallerie: Save up to 70% on furniture, decor and outdoor furniture
If you know about any other Memorial Day freebies and deals for members of our armed services and their families, please share with us in the comment section below!
Restaurant Gift Card Promotions
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Memorial Day is approaching (Monday, May 28, 2018) and it is a day to commemorate those who have died in service to our country. Many restaurants, theme parks, merchants, and much more are offering special deals on Memorial Day active-duty military and veterans. To receive these Memorial Day benefits, just provide your military ID and you’re good to go! To our active-duty and former military and veterans, we thank you very much for your service to our country. Are you going to take advantage of these Memorial Day deals? If so, please share your Memorial Day experience with us in the comment section below! If you’re looking to enjoy military discounts all year, we have compiled a list of the Best Military Discounts restaurants and retailers offer! Check out our other frequently update lists of ways to save money, sweet free food deals and places to eat free on your birthday!