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67 Veterans Day Freebies & Discounts

Each year retailers and restaurants across the country offer Veterans Day freebies and discounts to show their appreciation to servicemen and women past and present. This year the holiday falls on Wednesday, Nov. 11, and many merchants have offers spread throughout the weekend. To help you track down the best deals, we've compiled this list of 67 freebies and discounts for Veterans Day 2015. Most require proof of military service with one of the following options:

Proof of Military Service
As proof of military service, you can usually present a Uniform Service ID card, Uniform Services Retired ID card, current “Leave and Earnings” statement, a DD214, photograph in uniform, wear your uniform, or such veterans’ organization cards as American Legion or VFW.

Participating Outlets
Many of these companies are franchises, meaning not every location will participate. Whenever possible we've tried to feature their official announcement. If you have questions, call ahead to verify they’re offering the deal we’ve listed and the times they're offering it.

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54th Street Grill
Free meal up to $12 value - Nov. 11
Applies to: All current and former military members

Applebee's
Free signature entree - Nov. 11
Applies to: All current and former military members
Applebee's is offering a special menu with several options.

B&Bs for Vets
Free stay - Nov. 10-11
Applies to: Veterans and active military
This unique program encourages bed and breakfasts in the US and Canada to offer a free night's stay for veterans and a guest. Follow the link for participating locations.

Bakers Square
Free breakfast - Nov. 11
Applies to: Veterans and active military
Receive a free breakfast from choice of three menu items, plus a free slice of pie for Free Pie Wednesday.

Bar Louie
Free app or meal - Nov. 10-11
Applies to: Veterans and active military
Receive a free appetizer or meal. Ask your server for details.

Baskin Robbins
50% off - Nov. 11
Applies to: Everyone
For every scoop sold on Nov. 11, Baskin Robbins will donate 11 cents to the USO.

Bed Bath & Beyond
20% off - Nov. 7-11
Applies to: Veterans, active military and spouses
Visit Bed Bath & Beyond stores for 20% off your entire in-store purchase.

Bertucci's
15% off - Nov. 9-12
Applies to: Veterans, active military and their parties.
Take 15% off your food purchases.

BJ's Restaurants
Free meal - Nov. 11
Applies to: Veterans and active military
Receive a free entree (under $12.95) when you dine at your local BJ's Restaurant.

Bob Evans
Free meal - Nov. 11
Applies to: Veterans and active military
Stop in one of their restaurants to enjoy a free breakfast from a select menu.

Bonanza Steakhouse
Free meal - Nov. 11
Applies to: Veterans and active military
Free buffet on Nov. 11 from 4pm to close (beverage not included). For every Pepsi fountain beverage purchased, 5 cents will go to Wounded Warriors Family Support.

Buffalo Wild Wings
Free meal - Nov. 11
Applies to: Veterans and active military
Free small order of traditional or boneless wings, plus a side of fries.

Caesars Entertainment
Free meal - Nov. 11
Applies to: Veterans and active military
Military members and veterans who verify their identity through ID.me and book a reservation at Caesars.com between Nov. 11 and Nov. 13 will receive 15% off their booking.

California Pizza Kitchen
Discount - Nov. 11-13
Applies to: Veterans and active military
CPK is generously offering a free meal from a special Veteran's Day menu featuring several pizza, salad and pasta options.

Carrabba's
Free starter - Nov. 9-15
Applies to: Veterans and active military
Get a free meal (up to $15 value) all day.

Champps Americana
Free meal - Nov. 11
Applies to: Veterans and active military
Enjoy a free appetizer during the week of Nov. 9.

Cheeseburger in Paradise
Free meal - Nov. 11
Applies to: Veterans and active military
Receive a free Veterans Burger and fries with a beverage purchase of $2.49 or more.

Chuck E Cheese
Free meal - Nov. 11
Applies to: Veterans and active military
Get a free 1-topping Individual Thin & Crispy pizza with food purchase.

Claim Jumper
Free meal - Nov. 9
Applies to: Veterans
Receive a free meal on Monday, Nov. 9 from a select menu.

Colonial Williamsburg
Free admission - Nov. 6-11
Applies to: Veterans and active military
This free admission offer runs through the weekend, and is extended to dependents as well.

Denny's
Free meal - Nov. 11
Applies to: Veterans and active military
Enjoy a free Build-Your-Own Grand Slam from 5 a.m. to noon.

Fatz
Free meal - Nov. 11
Applies to: Veterans and active military
Get a free World Famous Calabash Chicken meal.

Glory Days
Free meal - Nov. 11
Applies to: Veterans and active military
Get a free appetizer or a free regular order of Traditional or Boneless Wings.

Golden Corral
Free meal - Nov. 17
Applies to: Veterans and active military
Visit their restaurants from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.to receive a free dinner buffet and beverage.

Great Clips
Free haircut - Nov. 11
Applies to: Veterans and active military
Try out a new style with a free haircut on Veterans Day. Customers who are not in the military can pick up a free haircut card to give to a servicemember in their life.

Green Mill Restaurant and Bar
Free meal - Nov. 11
Applies to: Veterans and active military
Free menu item for lunch or dinner.

Grub Burger Bar
Discounted meal - Nov. 11
Applies to: Veterans and active military
Get 50% off a meal plus a free Caramel Apple shake.

Hooters
Free meal - Nov. 11
Applies to: Veterans and active military
Receive a free meal from Hooters Veterans Day menu. Guests can also purchase 2016 Hooters Calendar for troops overseas.

IHOP
Free meal - Nov. 11
Applies to: Veterans and active military
Enjoy free Red, White and Blue Pancakes from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

JCPenney
Extra discount - Nov. 4-11
Applies to: Current and former military personnel and their immediate family members
Receive an extra 5% off purchases.

Johnny Carino's
Free meal - Nov. 11
Applies to: Veterans and active military
Get a free meal from the Veterans Day Menu featuring 19 entrees.

Krispy Kreme
Free doughnut and coffee - Nov. 11
Applies to: Veterans and active military
Get a free doughnut and small coffee.

LaMar's Donuts
Free doughnut and coffee - Nov. 11
Applies to: Veterans and active military
Enjoy a free doughnut and 12 oz. coffee from LaMar's Donuts.

Legoland Florida
Free admission - Nov. 1-22
Applies to: Veterans
This promotion runs for more than three weeks, offering free park admission for military veterans, plus 50% off tickets for up to six guests.

Little Caesars
Free meal - Nov. 11
Applies to: All US Armed Force veterans and active military
Receive a free $5 Hot-N-Ready Lunch Combo between 11am and 2pm.

Manhattan Bagel
Free meal - Nov. 11
Applies to: Active, former and retired military personnel
Enjoy a free bagel and cream cheese.

Marie Callender's
Free meal - Nov. 11
Applies to: Veterans and active military
Receive a free Magnificent Six breakfast.

Max & Erma's
Free meal - Nov. 11
Applies to: Veterans and active military
Get a free "Best Cheeseburger in America" 3-course combo meal.

McCormick & Schmick's
Free meal - Nov. 8
Applies to: Veterans
Choose a free entree from the special Veterans Day menu.

McGrath's Fish House
Free meal - Nov. 11
Applies to: Veterans and active military
Enjoy a free meal from a select menu.

Meineke
Free service - Nov. 11
Applies to: Veterans and active military
Get a free basic oil change.

Old Chicago
Free beer - Nov. 11
Applies to: Veterans and active military
Enjoy a free pint of craft beer from participating locations of Gordon Biersch, Old Chicago, Rock Bottom and all CraftWorks restaurants.

Olive Garden
Free meal - Nov. 11
Applies to: Veterans and active military
Free entree from special menu plus 10% off for family members dining with veterans.

On The Border
Free meal - Nov. 11
Applies to: Veterans and active military
Receive a free meal from the Create Your Own Combo menu, with over 150 possible meal combinations.

Orange Leaf Yogurt
Free froyo - Nov. 11
Applies to: Veterans and active military
Get a free cup of frozen yogurt (up to 11 oz.).

Outback Steakhouse
Free starter - Nov. 11
Applies to: Veterans and active military
Get a free Bloomin' Onion and Coca-Cola beverage on Wednesday. Starting Nov. 12 and continuing through Dec. 31, active and retired military and their families get 15% off their check.

Perkins
Free meal - Nov. 11
Applies to: Veterans and active military
Enjoy a free Magnificent Seven entree.

Pizza Schmizza
Free meal - Nov. 11
Applies to: Veterans and active military
Get a free window slice between 1pm and 4pm.

Primanti Bros.
Free starter - Nov. 11
Applies to: Veterans and active military
Receive a free Primanti Bros. sandwich from 4pm to close.

Ponderosa Steakhouse
Free meal - Nov. 11
Applies to: Veterans and active military
Free buffet on Nov. 11 from 4pm to close (beverage not included). For every Pepsi fountain beverage purchased, 5 cents will go to Wounded Warriors Family Support.

Red Lobster
Free appetizer or dessert - Nov. 9-12
Applies to: Veterans, reservists and active military
Choose from 11 appetizer options or 5 dessert menu items.

Red Robin
Free meal - Nov. 11
Applies to: Veterans and active military
Not only do you get a free Red’s Tavern Double burger, you also enjoy free Bottomless Steak Fries at participating locations.

Red Roof Inn
15% off - All of Nov.
Applies to: Veterans and active duty
Rest your head at a Red Roof Inn for 15% off the regular rate.

Rock & Brews Restaurant
Free meal - Nov. 11
Applies to: Veterans, active duty and first responders.
Enjoy a free pulled pork sandwich from the restaurant founded by KISS members Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons.

Ruby's Diner
Free meal - Nov. 11
Applies to: Veterans and active military.
Choose between a free Cinnamon Roll French Toast Combo for breakfast, or free Rubyburger for lunch or dinner.

Shoney's
Free meal - Nov. 11
Applies to: Veterans and active military
Sign up to receive a coupon for a free All-American burger and fries on Veterans Day.

Sizzler
Free meal - Nov. 11
Applies to: Veterans and active military
Your choice of a free lunch from three entree options, plus free coffee, tea or fountain drink, when you dine before 4 p.m.

Spaghetti Warehouse
BOGO coupon - Nov. 9-11
Applies to: Everyone
Visit the Spaghetti Warehouse Facebook page to print your BOGO coupon for one of several popular entrees. The restaurant encourages patrons to use the deal to treat a veteran or military member to a free dinner, or dine in honor of those who serve or have served.

Sport Clips
Free haircut - Nov. 11
Applies to: Veterans and active military
Visit any participating location for a haircut on the house. For every hair care service provided on Nov. 11, $1 will be donated to VFW's "Sports Clips Help a Hero Scholarship" program.

Starbucks
Free drink - Nov. 11
Applies to: Veterans, active military and their spouses
Enjoy a free tall (12 oz.) brewed coffee.

Texas Roadhouse
Free meal - Nov. 11
Applies to: Veterans and active military
This is a complete free lunch, including your choice of sides and soft drink.

TravelCenters of America
Free meal - Nov. 11
Applies to: CDL Veterans
Veterans who are also licensed truck drivers can receive a free meal (up to $15 value) on Nov. 11 at participating TA and Petro sit-down restaurants.

Twin Peaks
Free meal - Nov. 11
Applies to: Veterans and active military
Receive a free item from the Annual Veterans Day Appreciation Menu.

US National Parks
Free admission - Nov. 11
Applies to: Anyone
Enjoy yourself in the great outdoors with free admission to national parks across the country.

Village Inn
Free meal - Nov. 11
Applies to: Veterans and active military
Start the day off right with your choice of free pancakes, waffles or French toast.

Wienerschnitzel
Free meal - Nov. 11
Applies to: Veterans and active military
Enjoy a free chili dog and Pepsi product.

World of Beer
Free beer - Nov. 11
Applies to: Veterans and active military
Receive a free pint of draft beer from participating locations.

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