Veterans Day Discounts

veterans day discounts 2019

This Veterans Day, there are quite a few discounts out there for anyone currently serving, anyone who previously has served, and sometimes their families. You can make plans to go to an amusement park or spend the day at a local zoo or receive a free meal. Beyond amusement parks and restaurants, here are even more Veterans Day discounts for car washes, haircuts and even wedding gowns(!), that you won’t want to miss.

Veterans Day Discounts

Some of this year’s discounts haven’t been announced.  We have what the store’s discount for 2018 so that you can gauge what they may offer in 2019.  As we get closer to Veterans Day 2019, and they announce their discounts for this year, we’ll let you know!  Check back for the latest!

The following have been confirmed for 2019.

Veterans Day Updates

Amazon Prime

This year, Amazon is offering an amazing deal on Amazon Prime to veterans and active duty military. You can receive a year of Amazon Prime for $79. Regular price is $119 so this is a savings of $40. Already have an Amazon Prime account? You can still qualify and your subscription will just be extended for a year.

Once the year is over you would go back to standard pricing but maybe Amazon will have the same deal in 2020 too.

This is just for veterans and active duty military and not for dependents or family members, however, the whole family does benefit from using Amazon Prime.

Amazon Prime includes free two-day shipping on eligible items, free same-day delivery in eligible zip codes, Prime Now in eligible locations, free release-date delivery on eligible pre-orders, free no-rush shipping, Amazon Day, Prime Video, Prime Music, Twitch Prime, other shopping benefits, Prime Reading, Amazon First Reads, and Amazon Photos.

You will have to verify eligibility and can sign up here.


Target is offering a special coupon to all active duty, veterans and their families for a short period of time around Veterans Day, from November 3-11, 2019. The coupon is for 10% off either in-store or online at You will need to confirm your eligibility before you received the coupon, which you could do on Target’s website. After you confirmed it, you would receive the coupon in an email. The coupon was valid on most items with some exceptions.


In April of this year, Kohl’s announced their “Military Mondays” military discount. Every Monday, they offer a 15% in-store discount to service members and their families with proper military ID.

This Veterans Day they will be doubling this discount and offering a 30% discount from 11/7 through 11/11. This offer will be for veterans, active duty, and their families. They will also be giving out $10 in Kohl’s Cash for every $50 spent.

Famous Dave’s

At Famous Dave’s, a chain of barbeque restaurants, they are offering a “ 2 meal salute” which is a free two meat lunch combo with one side and a cornbread muffin. This offer is good at participating restaurants on November 11, 2019, dine-in only. Veterans and active duty with proof of service can qualify. Ribs could be excluded at certain locations.

Little Caesars Pizza

At Little Caesars Pizza, they are offering all US Armed Forces veterans, and active duty a free Hot-N-Ready lunch combo. The lunch combo is a 4-slice Deep! Deep! Dish pizza with pepperoni and one 20 oz soda. This offer is good at participating restaurants on Veterans Day November 11, 2019, from 11 am to 2 pm. You just need to show proof of service.

Joe’s Crabshack

At Joe’s Crabshack, an American chain of beach-themed seafood restaurants, you can receive 20% off on Veterans Day, November 11, 2019. This offer is for those with a valid military ID or service identification. Only valid on tables 4 people or less, and dine-in only. It is not eligible for alcoholic beverages.

Great Clips

At Great Clips, where you can get a haircut, veterans and current military members can receive a free haircut on Veterans Day, November 11, 2019. If you can’t stay for a haircut that day, you can also receive a free haircut card to come back on a later date. Non-military can also purchase a service on Veterans Day and get a free haircut card to give to a veteran they know. Haircut cards are redeemable until December 31, 2019, at participating locations.

The link for this promotion is no longer active.  Check back next Veterans Day!

RELATED: 25 Places To Find A Free Meal On Veterans Day


At Publix, a grocery store, veterans, active duty, and their families can save 10% on their groceries on Monday, November 11, 2019. This discount is for in-store purchases only and has some exclusions such as alcohol and tobacco. You must show your ID or proof of service.

Brides Across America

Brides Across America offers Operation Wedding Gown twice a year, during the 4th of July and Veterans Day. To qualify for this program, you would need to be a military bride or the fiancé of a military member, with plans to get married within the next 18 months. The service member has to have served on active duty within the last five years. The events are held nationwide and you would need to register beforehand.

Once you attend your event, you would find the right dress after you check in with your military ID. You can take home the dress that day. There will be a wide variety of gowns that have been donated by designers, salons, and individuals. Each location has a different amount of gowns and sizes. You are allowed to have one gown per bride, and any alternations will be the bride’s responsibility. The dresses are for personal use only.

There is a $40 tax-deductible registration fee that is paid when registering for the event. The fee covers administrative costs that are associated with running the event. Brides who are in financial hardship can contact Brides Across America about waiving the registration fee.

Grace For Vets – Free Car Washes For Veterans

Grace for Vets is a non-profit organization to help honor those who have served or are currently serving their country. They were founded in 2004, and offer free car washes each year on November 11th, Veterans Day. This is an international program that unites car wash industries each year by listing participating car washes that will be honoring veterans with a free car wash.

In 2018, 1,489 companies in 4 countries participated. There were 3,948 participating locations and 309,316 free car washes given out. The free car wash includes hand wash, self-serve, in-bay automatic, exterior service automatic, and full-service type car washes. You can find out your local participating car washes on their website.

Rack Room Shoes

At Rack Room Shoes, a shoe store, they normally offer a military discount every Tuesday to those with a military ID. On Veterans Day they also offer this discount. This discount is for in-store purchases only.

Sports Clips

From October 14th through November 11th, Sports Clips will be collecting funds in-store to give to the VFW to help ensure the VFW’s Sports Clips Help a Hero Scholarship. This scholarship is for service members and veterans for use at post-secondary schools and trade schools. In 2018, they collected $1.35 million for the program. In addition, many Sports Clips locations will offer free haircuts to active duty and veterans on Monday, November 11, 2019, with valid proof of service.


At Buckle, the clothing store, they are offering 10% off and free ground shipping with a minimum purchase of $129 to active duty, veterans, including national guard and the reserves, their spouses and dependents. This offer is from November 4-18, 2019. You would need to complete the one-time verification process.

Goodyear Auto Service

At Goodyear Auto Service and Just Tires, they are offering free car care checks and free tire installation with the purchase of tires to all active and retired members of the military. You can start scheduling appointments November 8-11, 2019 and can redeem through November 16, 2019.


Walgreens, a pharmacy chain store, is offering a 20% off discount to military and veterans on regularly priced items with Balance Rewards Cards and proof of service. This is valid from November 8-11, 2019. This is for in-store purchases only and the offer is not combinable with other offers and not valid on certain products such as alcohol, dairy, and tobacco.

Delta Sonic

Delta Sonic, a car wash company, is offering free Super Kiss Car Washes veterans and military personnel on Veterans Day, November 11, 2019.

Food Lion

At Food Lion, the grocery store, they are offering a 10% off military discount on Veterans Day, November 11, 2019, to active and retired military, veterans, and family members when they presented their MVP card and military ID. The discount had some exceptions such as alcohol, tobacco, and gift cards.

Academy Sports

At Academy Sports, a sporting goods store, they are offering a 10% discount between October 27th and November 11th, 2019. You can verify your military status online through and either buy online or print out to take to the store or show your military ID when checking out.

Texas Roadhouse

At Texas Roadhouse, a steakhouse, they are offering a free meal off their Early Dine Menu only from 11 am to 4 pm on November 11, 2019. This offer is available to veterans and active duty, with proof of military service. One per person.

Bed, Bath, and Beyond

At Bed, Bath, and Beyond, the home store, they’re offering a 25% off discount to active duty, veterans, and their family members in 2019 with a military ID or proof of service. This promotion is valid on in-store purchases only.

Kings Family Restaurant

At Kings Family Restaurant, a family restaurant, they are offering all active duty and retired military members a free meal, either breakfast, lunch, and dinner. You can choose from the Double Down Breakfast, Biscuits and Sausage Gravy, the Classic Burger, Hot Roasted Turkey Sandwich, and Kings Meatloaf Dinner. You can also add a slice of pie for $2. Offer valid on Veterans Day, November 11, 2019.

Buffalo Wild Wings

At Buffalo Wild Wings, a sports bar chain is offering Wings For Heroes. All past and present Armed Services members can receive a small or a 10-piece boneless wings, and regular fries, depending on the location with proof of service. This is for dine-in only and one offer per person.


At Denny’s, a family diner, they are offering a free Build Your Own Grand Slam to all veterans and military personnel from 5 am to noon on Veterans Day, November 11, 2019.

BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse

At BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse, all current and former military can enjoy a free entree up to $14.95 and a free Dr. Pepper on Veterans Day, Monday, November 11, 2019. This is for dine-in only and you must show your military ID or proof of service.

Yard House

At Yard House, an American sports bar chain, veterans and active duty can receive a complimentary appetizer on Veterans Day.

Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt and Treats

At Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt and Treats, all retired and active duty military receive free Froyo at participating locations. You can receive a free small cup of Froyo at Set Price locations or up to $3.30 off a cup of Froyo at Weigh and Pay locations on November 11, 2019, only.


At AMC theaters, where you can also get a discount on tickets, you can receive a free large popcorn with the purchase of a military movie ticket. This offer is valid from November 8-11, 2019. You will need to be an AMC Stubs Member. After you purchase a ticket after 4 pm, the free popcorn will be added to your account. If you don’t have an AMC Stubs account, you can sign up for free.

Chipotle Mexican Grill

At Chipotle, they are having a Military Appreciation BOGO deal on Monday, November 11, 2019. This offer is for active duty, retired military, service members and their families. Proof of military service is required. For in-restaurant orders only.

Black Angus

At Black Angus, a steakhouse, they are offering an “All American Steak Plate” for $9.99. The plate is an 8oz top sirloin with mashed potatoes, fresh broccoli, and a non-alcoholic beverage. Valid on Monday, November 11, 2019, only, with proof of military service.

Bubba Gump Shrimp Company Restaurant and Market

At the Bubba Gump Shrimp Company Restaurant and Market, military personnel and their families can receive 20% off of food and retail purchases national wide. They normally have a military discount of 10% off. You must show proof of service, and only valid for parties up to 4.


At IHOP, a family diner, you can get a free red, white, and blueberry pancake combo on Monday, November 11, 2019. This offer is for veterans and active duty. Beverages and gratuity not included, and proof of service is required. Dine-in only at participating locations.

Max & Erma’s

At Max and Erma’s, a casual family restaurant, they are offering veterans and active duty a free cheeseburger, endless fries, and a fountain drink on November 11, 2019. This offer is good at participating locations with proof of military service.

Ninety Nine Restaurant and Pub 

At Ninety Nine Restaurant and Pub, veterans and active duty can come for a free lunch. This offer is valid on November 11, 2019, from 11 am to 4 pm. Show your military ID, purchase any entree and receive a free lunch from their “9 real size entrees for $9.99” menu.


GameStop, for new and used games and more, has a brand new military discount. They are offering 10% off on all new video games, accessories, all pre-owned games, hardware and accessories, and all collectibles. This discount is for in-store only, with proper military ID. You can, however, verify online with This new discount started on Veterans Day 2019 and will be valid all year long. It does not apply to sales, clearance or other promotional items.

Veterans Day Discounts Not Yet Announced for 2019

The following discounts haven’t been confirmed for 2019 yet but were offered in 2018, and hopefully will be offered again this year.  We’ll update you when these discounts are announced.

Tractor Supply Co.

Tractor Supply Co. is a retail chain of stores that offers products for home improvement, agriculture, lawn and garden, livestock, and more. Last year in 2018, they offered a special 15% off their entire purchase to veterans, active duty, and their dependents on Veterans Day with a valid military ID or proof of service. This was valid at all of their locations.

We’ll update you when this year’s discount is announced.

Dollar General

At Dollar General, they offered an 11% off discount on qualifying purchases on Veterans Day. The discount was for all veterans, active duty, national guard, and reserves as well as their immediate family members. This discount was valid in-store and online when using a promo code. Some restrictions did apply.

We’ll update you when this year’s discount is announced.

Make sure to enjoy some of these Veterans Day discounts this year!

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Black Friday and Thanksgiving Deals On Installation

Halloween Military Discounts


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Julie Provost is a freelance writer, blogger, and owner of Soldier's Wife, Crazy Life, a support blog for military spouses. She lives in Tennessee with her National Guard husband and three boys.