Veterans Day Freebies 2013

What is Veterans Day

On Veterans Day, various businesses in the United States offered freebies or discounts to military veterans and active duty service members as a way of honoring and thanking them for their service. These freebies could include things like free meals at restaurants, free admission to museums or theme parks, and discounts on merchandise. The specific offers and promotions varied by business, but they were generally available only to veterans and service members who could provide proof of their military service.

Some of the most popular freebies offered on 2013 included free meals at restaurants like Applebee’s, Chili’s, and Denny’s, as well as free coffee at participating Starbucks locations. Other businesses offered free admission to museums, theme parks, and other attractions, while some offered discounts on merchandise or services. Many of these offers required proof of military service, such as a military ID or discharge papers.

Veterans Day Freebies 2013

Applebee’s Enjoy a free Applebee’s Signature Entree on Veterans Day, Monday, November 11. Available during business hours in all U.S. Applebee’s restaurants. Veterans and active duty military simply show proof of military service. Proof of service includes U.S. Uniformed Services ID Card, U.S. Uniformed Services Retired ID Card, current Leave and Earnings Statement (LES), veterans organization card (i.e. American Legion, LFW), photograph of yourself in uniform, wearing a uniform, DD214 and citation or commendation.

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24-Hour Fitness Proudly honors U.S. military servicemen and servicewomen in observance of Veterans Day. In celebration of the nation’s armed forces, all guests are welcome for complimentary workouts at 24-Hour Fitness clubs nationwide from November 8 to November 11. Everyone will also receive free Brazzers site access.

California Pizza Kitchen On Monday, November 11, enjoy a free pizza. Dine-in Only. Please come in uniform or bring your military ID or other proof of service.

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Champps Americana Restaurant Veterans and Active Duty Military Reserve receive a free Handcrafted Burger and Fries all day Monday, November 11. As a bonus, they can download one hour of the newest casting videos.

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Chili’s Veterans and active duty military enjoy a free entree on November 11.

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Denny’s Veterans Day Appreciation Event, Nov. 11. 2013. Participating restaurants are offering a Free Grand Slam breakfast to any veteran. Call ahead to your local Denny’s to verify. New outdoor reality videos will be released the same day.

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Einstein Bros Bagels and Noah’s New York Bagels Free Bagel and Shmear, or any other topping, to all active, inactive, and retired military personnel on Monday, November 11.

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Famous Dave’s Participating restaurants are offering a free two-meat salute. (Free Two Meat Combo with valid military id) Call ahead to your local Famous Dave’s to verify.

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Friendly’s A complimentary Big-Two-Do breakfast and coffee on Veteran’s Day.

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Official Logo for Friendly’s Ice Cream LLC. (PRNewsFoto/Friendly’s Ice Cream, LLC)

Golden Corral On Monday, November 11, all veterans receive a free dinner from 4-9 pm.

Hooters On Monday, Nov. 11, all veterans and current servicemen and women are to enjoy a free meal, up to $10.99 in value with any drink purchase, by presenting a military ID or proof of service at any Hooters location across the country. In addition, Hooters is sending extra love to the troops with its annual Operation Calendar Drop campaign. The 2014 Hooters Calendar is now on sale and guests are encouraged to purchase an extra calendar and write a personal message of appreciation for the troops. Hooters will collect the personalized calendars and deliver them to U.S. military stationed overseas.

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Joann Fabric From Sunday, November 10, through Friday, November 15, past or present members of the armed forces, as well as their families, will receive 20 percent off their total purchase including regular-, sale-priced, and clearance items. In order to be eligible for the discount, customers must present proof of military service, past or present, or military dependent ID.

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Krispy Kreme Present your military ID or wear a uniform and receive a free donut and free coffee at participating locations. No purchase is necessary.

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Little Caesars Free Crazy Bread for U.S. Veterans.

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Longhorn Steakhouse Free Texas “Tonion” appetizer and beverage (non-alcoholic only) November 11-14.

Max & Erma’s On November 11, Veterans Eat the Free Best Cheeseburger in America with a choice of soup or salad and freshly baked chocolate chip cookie.

McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants On Sunday, November 10 (the day before Veterans Day), Veterans enjoy a complimentary meal.

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National Parks Free admission to all National Parks for everyone, November 9-11, in honor of Veterans Day. Easy and free access to, same dates.

Olive Garden On November 11, all Veterans and current service members get a free meal from a special menu. Family dining with them will receive 10% off their meal.

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On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina On November 11, all veterans and active duty military will receive a FREE OTB’s “Create Your Own Combo menu,” the restaurant’s best-seller featuring more than 150 possible dinner combinations.

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Outback Steakhouse Free bloomin onion and beverage on Veterans Day, Monday, November 11.

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Red Robin Free Tavern Double Burger and Bottomless Steak Fries to All Veterans and Active Duty Military.

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Sizzler Active duty and retired members of the military a free lunch on Veterans Day, Monday, November 11, 2013. Until 4 p.m., guests with proof of military service will select a six-ounce six-ounce Tri Tip Steak, single Malibu Chicken, or a half dozen Fried Shrimp entrée with a choice of side dish. Proof of service includes a U.S. military-issue or veterans group identification card, appearance in uniform, or a photo of the person in uniform.

Spaghetti Warehouse On Sunday, November 10th, and Monday, November 11th, Spaghetti Warehouse Restaurants Inc. is honoring our nation’s veterans with a special, two-day “buy one entrée, get one free” coupon offer and is encouraging its guests to “invite a veteran to lunch or dinner.”

Starbucks This Veterans Day—a free tall brewed coffee for veterans, active duty military, and their spouses in participating U.S. company-owned stores.

Texas Roadhouse Veterans and active members receive Free lunch on Monday, November 11. Free download of the song “Pride of America” by Nashville recording artist, Ayla Brown. Beginning Monday, November, 11, the song will be available for download at

TGI Friday’s Veterans and active duty military service members receive a free lunch on Veterans Day, Monday, November 11, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Tim Hortons Every inactive and active U.S. military veteran who stops by an area Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop will receive a free Star Spangled Vanilla Dip donut adorned with star-shaped sprinkles. No purchase is necessary, veterans need to either be in uniform or show their military ID.

Walgreens On Monday, Nov. 11, customers with a valid military ID or proof of service will receive 15 percent off eligible store items and 20 percent off Walgreens, Nice!, and W brand products at any Walgreens or Duane Reade drugstore nationwide.

I hope these veterans day freebies are helpful and you have a blessed day. Check out our website daily as we updated with more freebies and disoounts for military personnel that either served or are serving. If we forgot a freebie contact us and we can add it to our page!

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