2022 FREE Admission and Discounted Stores and Entertainment for Veterans Day (and Beyond)
2022 FREE Admission and Discounted Stores and Entertainment for Veterans Day (and Beyond)
Visit Your Military Veterans Discounts for a full list
Stores and Entertainment
*Please be sure to double check all offers (call them if need be)*
*Proof of military service is required at most places*
*Most cannot be combined with other offers/discounts*
*Some do not include tax*
*Some require you to wear a mask in and out*
Be sure to click each link for more details!
9/11 Memorial and Museum FREE Admission:
Throughout Salute to Service (Sunday, Nov. 6 through Sunday, Nov. 13), the military and veteran community receive complimentary museum admission (including U.S. active and retired military, U.S. military veterans, and Blue & Gold Star Families).
Academy Sport 10% OFF:
From 10/23/22 to 11/13/22, Academy offers a discount to active military service members, veterans, and first responders. It’s our way of showing thanks and appreciation for all you do to protect our nation and serve in our local communities. Take 10% off your entire purchase online or in-store. Please see below to determine your eligibility as well as instructions on how to redeem this discount.
Alabama State Parks FREE Admission:
Free admission for veterans and active-duty servicemembers to the parks that charge an entrance fee or day-use fee. Please visit the Alabama State Parks website for details.
American Muscle Car Museum’s FREE Open House (POSTPONED UNTIL 11/20/2022 – 1-4pm):
Please join us in celebrating our Veterans and Active Duty Military. Our FREE Open House is for Veterans, Active Duty Military, and their families. The 501(c)3 museum, includes over 400 vehicles in a 90,000 sq ft of vehicle display area, an 18,000 sq ft showroom, and an adjacent 24,000 sq ft maintenance and restoration facility for the collection. It is not open to the public but is open to hosting numerous non-profit fundraisers, community appreciation events, car-related activities, and educational tours. *Family is defined as Active Duty Military, Veterans and their Spouses, Children, Parents, and Significant Others. This event is NOT OPEN to the General Public. Located at 3500 Sarno Road, Melbourne, Florida 32904.
American Signature Furniture 10% OFF:
Active and retired military members are eligible for 10 percent off their purchase of $999 or more on select items online and at participating stores.
Aquarium of the Pacific Veterans Day FREE Admission:
In celebration of Veterans Day, the Aquarium of the Pacific honors veterans and active military personnel. These individuals are invited to enjoy the Aquarium with free admission on Veterans Day. Advance reservations made online are required for everyone, including those receiving free admission, and no walk ups will be available.
Army Corps of Engineers Recreation Areas FREE Entrance:
No fees will be charged to the entire public on Veterans Day at its 2,850 recreation areas nationwide, excluding camping.
B & B’s for Vets One FREE Room Night:
B&Bs for Vets are offering one free room night on November 10 and 11. Preference will be given to “first timer” Veterans and active-duty personnel; those who have not participated in the program in the past will be given preference. Offer is valid in all 50 U.S. states. Visit the B&Bs for Vets website for additional details and locations.
Bed Bath & Beyond Veterans Day 25% OFF:
For active-duty U.S. military, Vets and Spouses, Bed Bath and Beyond is offering 25% off any in-store purchase on November 11, 2022. Call or visit your nearest location for details.
Birmingham Zoo FREE Admission:
The Birmingham Zoo will be offering free admission to veterans, active-duty military and their dependents (up to six total) Friday, November 11 through Sunday, November 13. Guests must show proof of military service (military ID card, dependent ID card, or driver’s license with veteran’s designation) at the ticket booth to receive free entry.
Blue Star Museums FREE Admission:
Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel, including the National Guard and reserves, and their families.
Brides Across America Free Wedding Gown Events:
Brides Across America holds a wedding gown giveaway for military in partnership with bridal salons across the country in November. Qualifying brides register to attend the event at a participating bridal salon by completing the registration form. There is a $75 tax-deductible donation required when registering for the event. Attend the event and select one of the designated gowns on display. Visit the Brides Across America website for more details.
Brown Bear Car Wash FREE Beary Clean Car Wash:
In affiliation with Grace For Vets, as a way of saying “THANK YOU” to our military, Brown Bear Car Wash will offer a FREE Beary Clean car wash to all current or former members of the military on Veterans Day, November 11, from 8 AM to 8 PM at our Tunnel car washes
Cincinnati Zoo FREE Admission:
All members of the military will receive free admission to the zoo on Veterans Day. The offer also allows military personnel to purchase up to six (6) half-price admission tickets for members of their immediate family. Military personnel who qualify for the free admission ticket and discount offer for family members include active military, retired military, National Guard, veterans with honorable or medical discharge and reserve officers training corps with government issued ID.
Colonial Williamsburg FREE Admission Veterans Day Weekend:
FREE Admission Honoring Service to America. Colonial Williamsburg is offering FREE admission during Veterans Day weekend, Friday through Sunday, November 11-13, to all active duty Military, Reservists, Retirees, Veterans, National Guardsmen and their immediate dependents.*
Your free admission includes:
Admission to historic trades and sites
Admission to our two world-class art museums
Complimentary shuttle service
Colorado Parks and Wildlife FREE Admission:
Active duty and veterans are admitted free to Colorado state parks on Veteran’s Day. The military member or Veteran must show proof of military service (photo ID, DD-214). All other park fees (camping, etc.) are still charged. Please visit their website for details.
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium 1/2 Priced Admission:
Military personnel, both past and present, can enjoy half-priced admission to the Zoo on November 11. Present military ID or proof of service.
Corning Museum of Glass (Corning, NY) FREE Admission (all November):
All military veterans will receive free admission through the month of November. All others in the veteran’s party are welcome to enjoy 15% off their regularly priced admission. Please visit their website for details.
Dalí Museum FREE Entrance:
As a thank you for their service, veterans and active duty military members, plus 1 guest, receive complimentary admission to The Dalí with valid ID on Veterans Day, November 11, 2022. Guests should proceed to the general admission entrance with ID to receive the next available timed ticket; online timed tickets are not required.
Dollar General 20% Discount (11/10 – 11/13):
Active military, veterans and their immediate families can take 20% off their purchase after creating a Dollar General account.
Food Lion 10% Discount:
All active military personnel and veterans can save 10% on their in-store shopping purchase total* before taxes this Veterans Day. Show your Military ID and MVP Card at checkout to receive discount.*Offer only valid In-Store, November 11, 2022. Excludes alcohol (beer & wine), tobacco, gift cards, lottery, pharmacy, postage stamps & services.
Free Fishing Days (New York State):
Veteran’s Day has been declared a free fishing day. Anyone can fish the fresh or marine waters of New York State and no license is required. Please visit their website for details.
Grace for Vets FREE Car Wash Program:
Car washes from around the world who join this program offer free car washes to veterans and service members on Veterans Day.
Great Clips FREE Haircut:
While not all of us have served in the military ourselves, most of us know a service member who we would like to thank. With Great Clips’ annual promotion, we give everyone a way to thank an active or veteran military service member on Veterans Day. And we give members of the military more than a one-day event to redeem their free haircut card.
On Friday, November 11, 2022, veterans and active service members can go into any U.S. Great Clips salon and get a free haircut or a free haircut card for a future visit. In addition, non-military customers who get a haircut on Veterans Day at Great Clips salons will also have the opportunity to pay it forward. They can receive a free haircut card to give to an active service member or veteran they know as a way of saying thank you. The cards can be redeemed for a free haircut from November 12 through December 9, 2022.
You can share with us who you’re thanking this Veterans Day by using #GREATful4vets on social media and tagging @GreatClips.
Over the last 10 consecutive years, Great Clips salons have provided nearly 2 million free haircuts to active and veteran military service members, adding up to more than $27 million in complimentary haircuts.
Active and veteran military service members in Canada can receive a free haircut or a free haircut card at participating salons on Remembrance Day (Friday, November 11, 2022). Please contact your local Great Clips salon to see if they are participating.
Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden FREE Admission:
Veterans get free admission on Veterans Day to the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden.
Harley-Davidson Museum FREE Veterans Day Appreciation Event:
In what has become an annual tradition of expressing gratitude for those who serve and those who have served, all active military, veterans and their families will enjoy complimentary admission to the H-D Museum on Friday, Nov. 11. Plus, MOTOR® Bar & Restaurant is also looking to say thanks by offering veterans a free meal on Nov. 11. That’s right, all veterans and active military personnel will receive a free meal (up to $12.95 with the purchase of a beverage). It’s a great time to check out a recent acquisition: an original, unrestored 1969 Model XLA military Sportster with only 11,873 miles on the odometer. This XLA was specifically built on specification for military use and is in its original olive paint and military trim after serving on Fort Lewis, Washington for Military Police duty.
ICON Park The Wheel FREE Admission:
Free admission to ride The Wheel for veterans, active duty military on Veterans Day.
Jefferson Lines FREE Bus Line Transportation Services:
Jefferson Bus Lines Transportation Services is offering its 8th annual Free Veterans Travel event. All military members past and present can travel free on any Jefferson Lines route From November 11 to November 23, 2022).
Joseph Manigault House (Charleston, SC) FREE Admission:
Veterans and active duty military receive free admission. Please visit the Joseph Manigault House website for details.
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex FREE Entrance (Nov 07, 2022 – Nov 13, 2022):
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex thanks you for your service! In honor of Veterans Day, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is thanking veterans, active duty, retired, and reserve military for their service to the United States. These military heroes will receive complimentary admission November 7 – 13, 2022 for themselves and 50% off for four (4) family members. How to purchase tickets:
U.S. service members (veterans, active duty, retired, and reserve) can purchase tickets on-site at the ticket booths during the Veterans Day promotion period. Those participating must verify their status in-person with active duty military ID, retired military ID, a valid driver’s license with veteran classification, or DD214 documentation.
Killington Resort FREE Ski Lift Ticket:
Active-duty, retired and honorably discharged members of the military receive a free lift ticket on November 11. Visit the Killington website for details.
Knott’s Berry Farms Discount Admission:
Active, Retired, and Veteran U.S. Military Personnel may receive discounted admission to Knott’s Berry Farm for themselves and up to 5 guests during Military Tribute Days. Tickets can be purchased online for $19.99 (plus taxes and fees) at Knotts.com or at the Knott’s Berry Farm ticket booths. Discounted admission is also available at a participating Military Ticket Office for $20. Spouses and children are not eligible to purchase these tickets without the military member present.
Kohl’s 30% OFF (11/11-11/13):
Veterans, active and former military personnel, and their families get 30% off in-store purchases from Friday, November 11 through Sunday, November 13. Valid military ID is required.
La Quinta by Wyndham 12% OFF:
Eligible military members enjoy 12% off their Best Available Rate at participating La Quinta by Wyndham hotels across the U.S. Plus, in honor of Veterans Day, Wyndham Rewards members receive 1,000 bonus points for qualified stays booked by December 11 and completed by December 12, 2022. Visit the La Quinta website to book.
Magnolia Wash Holdings FREE Car Wash:
On Veterans Day, November 11, participating Magnolia Wash Holdings locations will be offering free car washes to all veterans. Whistle Express, Camel Premium Express and The Wave Carwash are operated by Magnolia Wash Holdings. These leading express car wash brands have locations across the Southeast, including Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, and Virginia.
Monticello (Charlottesville, Virginia) Complimentary Admission:
Monticello offers U.S. military veterans complimentary admission to Monticello for Veterans Day weekend, November 11 through 13, 2022. Admission is for the Monticello Self-Guided Pass, Gardens and Grounds Pass, or the Highlights Tour. The discount does not apply for special or after-hours tours, such as the Private Behind-the-Scenes Tour, and is based on availability.
Montpelier FREE Tour:
U.S. veteran and active-duty military servicemembers receive a free “Highlights of Montpelier” tour and Museum Shop discount.
Mount Vernon FREE Admission:
Mount Vernon Salutes Veterans · George Washington’s Mount Vernon. All active-duty, former, or retired military personnel are admitted for free on November 11.
Nashville Zoo Military Appreciation Day Admission (November 13th):
Nashville Zoo offers active-duty military personnel, veterans and their immediate families free admission during Military Appreciation Day on Sunday, November 13.
National Parks FREE Entrance on Veterans Day:
National parks are America’s best idea, and there are more than 400 parks available to everyone, every day. The fee-free days provide a great opportunity to visit a new place or an old favorite, especially one of the national parks that normally charge an entrance fee. The others are free all the time. The entrance fee waiver for fee-free days does not cover amenity or user fees for activities such as camping, boat launches, transportation, or special tours. Free annual pass. Available for: Current U.S. military members and dependents in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard as well as Reserve and National Guard members.
New Zoo (Green Bay, WI) FREE Admission:
Free admission for Veterans, active-duty service members, and their families. Please visit the New Zoo website for details.
North Carolina Zoo FREE Admission:
In honor of Veterans Day, the North Carolina Zoo is offering free admission for military personnel and veterans and free admission for one accompanying guest for Military Appreciation Week, November 7 through 13, 2022. When you arrive at the admissions booths, look for the Military Appreciation Table to get your vouchers upon confirmation of your military ID.
Office Depot OfficeMax | Official Online Store 25% OFF (11/11-11/13):
From Friday, November 11 through Sunday, November 13, veterans, active duty and retired military personnel, reservists and their dependents, can enjoy 25% off qualifying regular and sale-priced purchases in Office Depot and OfficeMax stores nationwide in honor of Veterans Day. To take advantage of this special discount, shoppers must present this coupon and a valid military ID, military dependent ID or form of veteran ID at the time of purchase.
Pro Football Hall of Fame Veterans Day Event and Expo FREE Admission:
The Veterans’ Services Expo will take place from 9AM to 5PM with vendors stationed throughout the Hall to educate Veterans of the services available to them. Overview: Our Veterans’ Services Expo will provide Veterans with access to local vendors and services: *Expo will be going all day from 9AM – 5PM, *Free Admission and parking to all U.S. service members, National Guard and veterans plus 1 guest (all day). *Admission for Blue Star Mothers and Gold Star Families will be free all day on Nov. 11th. *A free commemorative Veterans Day Pin will be available for the first 500 visitors to the Hall (while supplies last). *20% Discount at the HOF Store. *Coffee and donuts available for all veterans.Upon arrival, Veterans will receive a checklist to encourage them to stop by each vendor’s booth as they tour the Hall. Once completed, the checklist can be turned in to enter a drawing for a 2021 Salute to Service Hoodie from the Hall of Fame Store. De Ann Williams, Executive Director for the Stark County Veterans Service Commission, will speak at 2 p.m. in the Nash Family Event & Conference Center. The theme of Williams’ presentation is “Honoring the Men & Women Who Have Worn the Cloth of This Nation.”
Publix Veterans Day 10% Discount:
As a show of our gratitude, all veterans and active military personnel are invited to save 10% on groceries on Veterans Day, November 11, 2022. To those who wore the uniform, Publix can be more than a place to shop. We encourage hiring veterans in our stores, warehouses, and offices. Your values inspire others while strengthening our company. Our Publix Patriots blog shows how veterans have led successful careers at Publix with the skills they’ve gained in the military. We’re always on the lookout for a few good associates and encourage all veterans to apply here. It is our privilege to honor you for serving our country. This offer excludes prescriptions, alcohol, tobacco, gift cards, lottery tickets, postage stamps, and money services. Valid for in-store purchases only. Customer is responsible for all applicable taxes. Please present one of the following at purchase: veteran ID card, military ID card, discharge document, or a driver license with veteran designation.
Rack Room Shoes 20% Off:
20% off all purchases for Veterans and military on Veterans Day, 10% off purchases year round. Visit the Rack Room Shoes website for details.
San Antonio Zoo FREE Admission: (all November):
Active-duty, retired, veteran members of the military, National Guard and reserves get free admission throughout November. Plus, up to four immediate family members can receive 50% off single day tickets on date of visit.
ScrubaDub FREE Car Wash:
ScrubaDub is inviting all veterans and current military service personnel to enjoy a free car wash at any of their 20 tunnel locations in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Maine, on November 11. Show your active or past military ID to receive a free Express Wash.
SeaWorld San Diego FREE Admission for Veterans and Guests:
For your service and sacrifice, we thank and salute you.We hold the men and women that have served in our armed forces in the highest regard, and are honored to host them at our parks as our guests. Through our Waves of Honor program, former military personnel and up to three guests may enjoy one complimentary admission to SeaWorld® San Diego. Excludes Howl-O-Scream and other separately-ticketed events. Please see our FAQs below for more information. Offer extends to U.S. Military Veterans, retired Veterans and retirees who have honorably served and includes one complimentary admission per promotional period per Veteran and up to three guests.To take advantage of these offers, click the button to verify your Veteran status through ID.me. (Spouses must log-in under the Veteran’s account in order to take advantage of the guest tickets).
Six Flags Magic Mountain FREE Park Admission Veterans Day Weekend:
Six Flags Magic Mountain will be honoring all who served on NOVEMBER 11-13. All Veterans* and Active Military* receive Free: PARKING, ADMISSION, MEAL, DRINK BOTTLE AND COMMEMORATIVE GIFTS. Friends and Family of Veterans* or Active Military* receive: $19.99 PARK ADMISSION (UP TO FOUR). *Valid Military ID required, and all redemptions will take place at the front gate. VA Card and a DD214 are also accepted.
Southeastern Grocers 11% Discount:
Southeastern Grocers is offering an 11% discount to veterans and active-duty military servicemembers with valid documentation this Veterans Day, Friday, November 11.
Sports Clips FREE Haircut:
Many Sport Clips locations will offer free haircuts to active duty U.S. service members and veterans on Veterans Day, November 11, 2022, with valid proof of service. Thank you for your service!
Celebrate Veterans Day with Old Town Trolley Tours and Patriot Service Dogs. Each year on Veterans Day, Old Town Trolley Tours offers specials to all veterans, active duty military personnel and first responders*. This year, we’re offering FREE Admission to the following: Old Town Trolley Tours, Potter’s Wax Museum, Old Jail, Oldest Store Museum Experience and St. Augustine History Museum. Old Town Trolley Tours will take $1 from each ticket sold on Veterans Day to sponsor a puppy with Patriot Service Dogs. Patriot Service Dogs provides veterans with assistance dogs and we are proud to be partnering with them in sponsoring a dog. *This offer is extended to the service person on dates listed above. We recognize the strength and contributions of military spouses and family members; at this time we are only extending our complimentary Veterans Day offer to service members with ID. Veterans must show current ID card for active duty or retired or a DD214 (proof of release from the military) at any of our Old Town Trolley booths. Offer is not good at third party vendor locations. Additional restrictions may apply.
Sun Viking Lodge (Daytona Beach, FL) 30% Discount:
Use promo code “hero” to receive 30% off your next booking with your military ID. Please visit website for details.
Super 8 by Wyndham 15% Discount
Eligible military members can save 15% on the Best Available Rate at participating Super 8 by Wyndham hotels in the U.S. and Canada.
Target 10% OFF:
Target is offering all U.S. active-duty military personnel, Veterans and their families a 10% discount off the guest’s full basket. To receive the offer, guests must first demonstrate eligibility by registering at www.target.com/circle/military. After eligibility has been verified, an exclusive, one-time use 10% Target Circle offer will be available for the guest to use in-store or online.
TOPS Market 11% Discount:
Veterans and active military personnel receive an 11% discount off of a total order on November 11.
Tractor Supply Company 15% Discount:
Tractor Supply Company will honor active and former military members and their dependents with a 15% discount in stores nationwide in honor of Veterans Day. On Friday, Nov. 11, all servicemembers, veterans and their dependents with a valid military ID or proof of service are eligible for the promotion.
True REST Float Spa FREE Floats:
True REST Float Spa is donating free floats on the 11th of each month – every month. Interested Veterans are encouraged to visit True REST Float Spa online to reserve.
Walgreens 20% OFF:
Military, Veterans and their families receive 20% off eligible, regular-price purchases in-store when using myWalgreens membership.
Warbird Air Museum Open House FREE Admission:
Hosted by Valiant Air Command, the Warbird Air Museum, 6600 Tico Rd, Titusville, Florida is hosting a Veterans Day open house on Friday through Sunday, Nov. 11-13 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The museum features a collection of over 50 historic combat aircraft, including over 50 vintage Warbirds. Many veteran pilots will be on hand to talk about their flying experiences. There will also be model trains, radio-controlled aircraft, flybys and more. Admission is free for U.S. military and veterans, their family members and all Florida residents. Donations of non-perishable foods are requested. Call 321-268-1941 or visit valiantaircommand.com.
Washington State Parks (Multiple locations WA) FREE Entrance:
Veterans Day is a Pass Free day for Washington State Parks, where a Discover Pass is not required to visit a state park. Please visit the Washington State Parks website for details.
Winchester Mystery House 30% Discount:
Veterans and their family members get 30% off for Winchester Mystery House Daily Estate Tour Tickets, November 11 through December 31. Must buy at box office and show valid Military ID.
World of Coca-Cola
Military members (active duty, reserves and retirees) come enjoy a visit to World of Coca-Cola free of charge year-round. In honor of Veterans Day, military members can also purchase up to 4 general admissions tickets for 50% off for their friends and family from November 4 through13. Use promo code VETS2022 at check out. Advanced purchase necessary. Military ID must be presented upon entry.
World War I Museum in Kansas City, Missouri FREE Admission:
Admission to the museum and memorial is free for veterans and active duty military personnel between Nov. 11 and 13. General admission for the public is half-off.
Word War II Museum in New Orleans FREE Admission:
All veterans receive free admission to the museum on Veterans Day.