Thanking those who serve with Veterans Day deals
To thank our veterans and active military members, many businesses are offering free food, attractions and services on Veterans Day, Sunday, November 11, 2018. If you’re not a military member, you probably know someone who can enjoy these Veterans Day deals. Share the link to this post with your loved ones who serve.
One deal everyone can enjoy is the National Parks Service’s fee-free day, November 11.
Not all deals are on Veterans Day, so be sure to read the details and bring your proof of service.
Note that some of these deals are marked from 2017. I will update this page as soon as the restaurants post 2018 deals.
Free Food and Drink
Applebee’s: Get a free meal on November 11.
BJ’s: All military members who dine-in restaurant receive a complimentary entree up to $12.95 plus a free Dr Pepper beverage on November 11. Also, during the month of November, current or retired military can also get a free Pizookie, while supplies last. Once claimed here, the offer is emailed and valid for 72 hours.
Cracker Barrel: Veterans receive a free slice of its Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake or Crafted Coffee beverage on November 11.
Denny’s: Active, inactive and military personnel get a free Build Your Own Grand Slam from 5 a.m. to noon on November 12.
Golden Corral: Free buffet on November 12 from 5 – 9 p.m. for people who have served, as well as active and reserve. The nearest location is in Vancouver.
Little Caesars Pizza: Free pizza for veterans and active military members on November 11 from 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
McCormick & Schmick’s: Veterans choose a free meal from a list of 10 entrées on November 11. In addition, Gold Star honorees (parents and spouses) also get the free meal.
Peet’s Coffee and Tea: Troops and veterans get a free drip coffee or tea (any size) on November 11 and November 12.
Red Lobster: Free appetizer or dessert for veterans, active-duty military and reservists with a valid military ID on November 11 and November 12.
Red Robin: Free Double Tavern Burger and Endless Steak Fries for veterans and military on November 11.
Free entrance to the National Parks for all visitors on November 11.
Portland Art Museum: Free admission for veterans and active-duty military every day.
Oregon Zoo: Free admission for veterans, active-duty military, family members, and families of deployed military personnel on November 12 and 13.
Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum: Free admission for veterans and one guest on November 11 and 12.
Portland Veterans Day Parade on November 12 at 9:30 a.m. on NE Sandy Blvd.
Other Freebies and Discounts
Free car wash for veterans and military members on November 11. at these locations:
Great Clips: Free hair cut for veterans and active military members on November 11, or pick up a free haircut card to use at a later date. Cards are valid through December 31, 2018.
Sports Clips: Military members can come in on Veterans Day for a free haircut on November 11.
Guitar Center: Free restring to all active and retired military members with military ID at Guitar Center Repairs locations only. Also, active and retired military receive 10% off in-store year-round.
Oregon Humane Society: Half off adoption special for all pets from Friday, November 9 to Monday, November 12.
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