July 4th (and beyond) Military Veteran Discounts and Active Duty Military Freebies

Many wonderful organizations have put together special Independence Day “thank you” offerings for veterans and active duty military members (in some cases their respective families as well). Here is a growing list of what some of these companies are offering for July 4th and beyond:

Visit Your Military Veterans Discounts for a full list of military and veterans discounts

Ace Hardware
10% off for military, police and fire with valid ID or badge. Some privately owned locations may not participate.
Home Depot (takes you to a site that explains their discount)

Extra 10% off to active-duty military members, National Guard and reserve members, retirees, honorably discharged veterans and immediate family members.

Kirland’s Fourth of July sale includes a 10% off military discount with a valid ID for spouse and active duty/retired soldiers. Monday (4th) only.

Lowe’s (explains their year-round discount)
Extra 10% off to active-duty military members, National Guard and reserve members, retirees, honorably discharged veterans and immediate family members.

Arena Football League: Chicago Rush
Chicago, Illinois
The Chicago Rush will honor America’s military personnel at the Friday, July 1 game against the Utah Blaze. Tickets will be $5 for active and past military members. Tickets can be purchased at the Allstate Arena Box Office or military groups can call the Chicago Rush Front Office.

Arena Football League: Orlando Predators (July 1st, 2011 only)
Orlando, Florida
Friday Nights Arena Football League game of the Orlando Predators taking on the Pittsburgh Power will be offering free admission to veterans and there immediate family.

The Minnesota Military Family Tribute

Wayzata Minnesota
Begin your 4th of July with a ‘Revolutionary’ breakfast – a festival celebration for patriots of all ages! Guests will “catch ’em if they can” pancakes tossed from the grill. Breakfast includes sausage, coffee, cold drink and a Free flag. Breakfast $6.00. USA Veterans eat free.

Carowinds Theme Park
Charlotte, North Carolina

Carowinds Theme Park will offer FREE admission to any active and retired U.S. military personnel on July 2-4 when showing proper identification at the Carowinds front gate.

Cedar Point
Sandusky, Ohio
Saturday July 2 – Monday July 4th we’re offering free admission for all active, retired and honorably discharged members of the Armed Forces when they present a Valid Military ID.

California’s Great Adventure
Santa Clara, California
California’s Great America’s Tribute to the Armed Forces program will offer a free regular admission ticket to any active or retired military personnel during both Memorial Day and July 4th weekends (Saturday, Sunday and Monday). Along with free admission, active and retired members of the military will be able to purchase discount admission tickets for members of their immediate family (maximum of six) at a special military discount price of $29.99 each.

Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom
Allentown, Pennsylvania
On Sunday & Monday, July 3 & 4, all RETIRED & ACTIVE U.S. Military Personnel will be our guests for the day with FREE admission with valid ID.

Gilroy Gardens
Gilroy, California
Gilroy Gardens Salutes our Military with FREE ADMISSION to the park on Independence Day weekends: July 2-4! This offer is for all active and retired Military Personnel ONLY.

Kings Dominion
Doswell, Virginia
Kings Dominion is pleased to announce that it will offer FREE admission to active duty and retired military personnel on July 3 and 4 as a part of its Tribute to the Armed Forces program.

Kings Island
Kings Island, Ohio
As a special TRIBUTE TO THE ARMED FORCES, all military personnel past and present GET IN FREE on July 1-4. Plus, military personnel can purchase additional tickets for up to six (6) family members for just $29.99 at the park.

Knott’s Berry Farm
Buena Park, California
Knott’s Berry Farm, Knott’s Soak City Orange County and San Diego are pleased to announce that they will offer FREE admission to active and retired United States Military personnel on Sunday and Monday on July 4th weekend as part of their Tribute to the Armed Forces program.

Major League Baseball Team: Atlanta Braves
Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta Braves has offered FREE TICKETS TO ALL MILITARY PERSONNEL during the 4th of JULY WEEKEND (FRIDAY, JULY 1 – MONDAY, JULY 4). All active duty military, reserve military, and veterans

Major League Baseball Team: Pittsburgh Pirates
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
In a pre-game ceremony, the Pittsburgh Pirates will honor military members on the field. They are also offering complimentary tickets to active-duty military service personnel and veterans.

Michigan Adventure
Muskegon, Michigan
Michigan’s Adventure will be celebrating Tribute to the Armed Forces on July 3-4, 2011 by offering military personnel of the Armed Forces, National Guard and Reserve a free admission. In addition, military personnel may purchase up to six additional tickets for family members at $20 each

Minnesota Zoo
Apple Valley, Minnesota
Free admission to all active and retired military from June 27 – July 4th, Half Price Zoo admission for military family members, free parking and 2 for 1 IMAX tickets.

Oceans of Fun
Kansas City, Missouri
Oceans of Fun is offering FREE admission to active, reserve and retired U.S. military personnel on the Fourth of July

Shakopee, Minnesota
ValleyFair is honoring our Hometown Heroes over Fourth of July Weekend with free admission for all active or retired Military personnel.  Military personnel may present proof of service at any ValleyFair entrance turnstile to receive free admission.  Free admission valid from Saturday, July 2nd 2011 till Monday, July 4th 2011

Worlds of Fun
Kansas City, Missouri
Worlds of Fun is offering FREE admission to active, reserve and retired U.S. military personnel on the Fourth of July.
Many offers come with disclaimers. Please be sure to contact each company directly with any questions/concerns. VeteranOwnedBusiness.com is in no way affiliated with any of the aforementioned businesses or special offers.  This information is being provided for veterans, active duty military and their respective families.  Please check with each business with any questions about the offer listed above.  We do not guarantee any of the above information, we are solely providing a list of businesses offering discounts and freebies for our country’s military heroes and their families.

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