Veterans and active-duty members of the U.S. military are worthy of our gratitude every single day, but on Veterans Day, we reflect, show respect and honor them even more.
On Veterans Day, Wednesday, November 11, and throughout the month of November, veterans are appreciated with special events, tributes and FREE entry to local attractions and restaurant discounts. Share this list of Orlando Veterans Day discounts with the veterans in your life.
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- FREE entry to U.S. National Parks on Veterans Day.
- Harry P. Leu Gardens is offering FREE admission on Wednesday, November 11 for all veterans and current military.
- The Central Florida Zoo: FREE admission for active and retired military members. The deal runs through Wednesday, Nov. 11 (Veteran‘s Day). Immediate family members will receive 25% off single-day admission, so they can join in on a wild day of fun.
- The Wheel at ICON Park: Active and retired military members can hop aboard The Wheel for FREE all month long. Plus, bring up to four guests and they’ll save 50% on admission as well.
- SeaWorld Orlando: Military veterans and active duty military can receive discounts through the Waves of Honor program. You must get the tickets through the Waves of Honor site – this offer is not available at the gate.
- Gatorland is offering FREE admission from Nov. 11 to Nov. 30, 2020 for all veterans, active and retired military personnel with ID presented at the admission gate, plus 20 percent off for up to four family members.
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Offers don’t usually cover gratuity and tax. In addition, proof of military status is required for most offers, so be prepared to show ID verifying your service. If you know of any deals we left out, please comment below.
Participation may vary, so be sure to check with your local restaurant to confirm that they’ll be offering the Veterans Day special.
Terralina Crafted Italian and Paddlefish at Disney Springs are pleased to offer all active duty military personnel and veterans a 35% discount on their entire food and beverage total at both restaurants during the month of November.
Bob Evans: Veterans and active duty military can enjoy a comforting meal. The restaurant is offering a special menu of seven homestyle favorites available to veterans and active duty military for FREE. For more information, click here.
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.: All military personnel, including veterans and their families, will receive 20% off their bill. The discount requires this coupon.
Buffalo Wild Wings: The restaurant is offering a FREE order of 10 boneless wings and fries for all past and present armed services members this Veterans Day. The offer is available for dine-in or takeout and proof of service must be shown for redemption.
Car Wash: Grace For Vets is coordinating a FREE car wash for veterans and military personnel on Nov. 11, thanks to participating car wash locations across the country. For participating locations, click here.
Chili’s: Chili’s founder, Norman Brinker, proudly served in the U.S. Navy. The popular restaurant is offering a special menu for veterans to eat for FREE from a select menu. For more information, click here.
Cracker Barrel: All military veterans will receive a FREE a slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake, while dining at the restaurant on Veterans Day.
Denny’s: All veterans get a FREE Build Your Own Grand Slam breakfast from 5 a.m. to noon. Hours vary by location. Dine-in only. Available for active, non-active or retired military personnel with a valid Military ID or DD 214.
Dollar General: Veterans, active duty military members, members of the National Guard and Reserve and their immediate family members will receive 11% off on qualifying purchases in all store locations or online by using promo code MILITARY11.
Dunkin’: Veterans and active duty military can enjoy a FREE donut of their choice at the donut shop.
Great Clips: Veterans and active duty personnel can get a FREE haircut on Nov. 11 or pick up a card for complimentary cut for a later date (valid through Nov. 11.) Others who get a service on Veterans Day will get card to give a veteran for a complimentary cut. Review our post here.
Golden Corral: For the safety of its honored guests and communities, the chain’s Military Appreciation Event will look a little different this year. Active or former military members who have served in the U.S. Military can pick up a promotional card during the month of November redeemable for a FREE “Thank You” Meal from Nov. 1 to May 31, 2021. For more information, click here.
Huey Magoos: FREE meal for one veteran or active military when you buy one meal and two drinks. All day on Nov. 11.
Little Caesars: Veterans and active military get a FREE $5 HOT-N-READY Lunch Combo, which includes four slices of DEEP!DEEP! Dish pepperoni pizza and a 20-ounce Pepsi product. The offer is available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt: Veterans receive their first 6 ounces of frozen yogurt and toppings for FREE on Veterans Day at the yogurt shop. If you swirl more than 6 ounces, just pay the difference.
Outback Steakhouse: Active military and veterans receive a FREE Bloomin’ Onion and Coke product on Veterans Day.
Panera Bread: is honoring all veterans and active military members with a free You Pick Two on Veterans Day, Wednesday, November 11, 2020 only.
Red Lobster: In honor of Veterans Day, Red Lobster is offering a FREE appetizer or dessert to veterans, active duty military and reservists. Customers only need to show a valid military ID or proof of service to redeem this offer.
Red Robin: This generous Veterans Day offer of a FREE Tavern Double Burger and bottomless fries is back for 2020. However, this year, you must be a member of its loyalty club and registered by Nov. 5. Get all the details in our post about Red Robin’s Veterans Day offer.
Sport Clips: The salon is offering FREE haircuts to active duty U.S. service members and veterans on Veterans Day, with valid proof of service. To find a participating location, click here.
Starbucks: On Veterans Day, the ubiquitous coffee chain is offering veterans, military service members and their spouses a FREE tall hot brewed coffee.
Target: In honor of Veterans Day, between Nov. 1 and 11, the popular retailer is offering all U.S. active-duty military personnel, veterans and their families 10% off their full basket. Some exclusions apply. To receive the offer, you must first demonstrate eligibility by registering here. After eligibility has been verified, an exclusive, one-time Target Circle offer will be available for the customer to use in-store or online.
TooJay’s Deli: a free entrée from a special menu on Wednesday, November 11 for both Veterans and active duty.
Walgreens: Veterans, military and their families receive 20% off eligible regular price items — from Nov. 11 to 15. Balance Rewards card or myWalgreens and proof of service are required. For more details, click here.
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