Free stuff on Veterans Day – Thank you for your service

 

All of the deals below are available to active duty military members and veterans, unless otherwise noted. Proof of service is necessary to cash in on most of the deals.

Restaurants

Applebee’s is offering a free meal from a limited menu all day November 11. Learn more and see the menu.

Bar Louie is offering a free entree all day November 11. Read more.

Bonefish Grill is offering free Bang Bang Shrimp all day on November 11.

Boston Market is offering a free brownie or cookie with any purchase to active duty military members, veterans and their families. The deal is good all day November 11. Find a location near you.

Buffalo Wild Wings is offering a free small order of 10-12 traditional or boneless wings and a side of fries. The deal is good all day November 11. Learn more.

California Pizza Kitchen is offering a free entree from a limited menu all day November 11. Learn more and see the menu.

Carrabba’s Italian Grill is offering a free appetizer. The deal is good from November 7 through November 13. Read more.

Chili’s is offering a free entree from a limited menu all day November 11.

Chipotle is offering buy-one get-one-free burritos, bowls, salads, and tacos to veterans, active duty military, and military spouses with ID. The deal is good from 3 p.m. to close on November 11. Learn more.

Cracker Barrel is offering a free slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake all day November 11. Learn more.

Denny’s is offering a free Build Your Own Grand Slam from 5 a.m. to noon November 11. Learn more.

Freddy’s is offering a free combo meal. Active duty military members and veterans can get the meal on November 11, or pick up a coupon November 11 to use anytime before November 30.

Golden Corral is offering a free dinner from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. November 14. Learn more.

Hooters is offering a free dish from a limited menu all day November 11. You must purchase a drink to get the deal.

IHOP is offering free red, white and blue pancakes from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. November 11. Learn more.

Krispy Kreme is offering a free doughnut and small coffee to all veterans. Valid at participating locations only. Read more.

Little Caesars is offering a free $5 Hot-N-Ready lunch combo from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. November 11.

LongHorn Steakhouse is offering a free appetizer or dessert to anyone showing proof of military service. No purchase is required. Guests dining with veterans will also receive 10 percent off.

Mimi’s Cafe is offering a free entree from a limited menu with the purchase of a non-alcoholic drink all day on November 11.

Olive Garden is offering a free entree from a limited menu all day November 11.

Outback Steakhouse is offering a free Bloomin’ Onion and beverage all day November 11. They’re also offering active duty military, veterans and their families 15 percent off their checks from November 12 through December 31. Read more.

Panera Bread is offering a free bagel with cream cheese and brewed coffee all day November 11. Learn more.

Red Lobster is offering a free appetizer or dessert from a limited menu to thank veterans, active duty military and reservists. The deal is good all day November 10 and 11. Learn more and see the menu.

Red Robin is offering a free Red’s Tavern Double Burger with bottomless steak fries all day November 11. Learn more.

Ruby Tuesday is offering a free appetizer (up to $10 value) all day on November 11.

Starbucks is offering a free tall coffee to veterans, active duty military and military spouses all day on November 11.

Texas Roadhouse is offering a free lunch from a limited menu. The deal is good from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. November 11. Learn more and see the menu.

TGI Fridays is offering free lunch menu item to veterans and active duty military personnel who show their military ID from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., up to a $12 value. Find a location near you.

Village Inn is offering a free Inn-Credible V.I.B Breakfast November 11. Learn more.

Services

Great Clips is offering free haircuts to veterans and active duty military personnel all day November 11. Get a haircut that day or pick up a free haircut coupon to use later. In addition, every civilian who gets a haircut November 11 will be given a free haircut coupon to give to an active duty military member or veteran. The coupon is valid through December 31 with proof of military service. Learn more.

Meineke is offering a free basic oil change all day November 11. Participating locations only. Learn more.

Red Roof Inn is offering 15 percent off stays for the entire month of November. Learn more.

Premier Car Wash Greenville is offering exterior car washes for veterans free of charge from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Veterans Day. The business is located at 910 Pendleton St.

Whatta Wash Car Wash is offering free car washes for all veterans and active military with military ID. This special lasts from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Veterans Day. They will receive the Sparkle Special wash package at both Spartanburg locations at 2414 Reidville Road and 2171 E. Main Street.

Shops

Dollar General is offering an 11 percent discount on all qualifying purchases in store and online November 11. The deal is good for active duty military members, veterans, and their families. Learn more.

Gordmans is offering a $10 Gordmans Savings Card with any in-store purchase on November 11. Veterans and active duty military will also get 15 percent off their entire purchase that day.

Lowe’s is offering a 10 percent discount to active duty military members, veterans, and their families. The deal is good from November 10 through November 16. Read more.

Sleep Number is offering an additional $100 off all Sleep Number beds, plus 20 percent off bedding collection items. The deals are good from now until November 14. Learn more.

Walgreens is offering a 20 percent discount all day November 11. Customers must have a Balance Rewards card, and only select regular-price items are eligible. Read more.

Activities

The National Park Service is offering free admission to everyone, regardless of military status, on Veterans Day. Entrance fees, commercial tour fees, and transportation entrance fees will be waived. Learn more.

Lemans Karting in Greenville will give veterans and active-duty service members a 20 percent discount off any Time Attack sessions by showing if they show an ID at the front desk.

Local

Upstate Salute Free Concert: Military veterans employed by GE, GHS, Michelin and the Greenville Drive are hosting SC Veterans Upstate Salute at Fluor Field at 5 p.m. today. This free event will include a Tracy Lawrence concert, 21-gun salute, fireworks and opportunities for veterans to learn about services that can help. There is no cost to attend, but registration is required at upstatesalute.com.

Greenville Veterans Day Ceremony: A ceremony honoring veterans starts at 10 a.m. at Greenville County Square on University Ridge. American Legion Post 3 Past Commander Chuck Rouse will emcee the ceremony.

Spartanburg Veterans Day Parade: The Veteran’s Day Parade will be held in downtown Spartanburg. It starts at 4 pm at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church at 445 S. Church Street and will end at the Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium.  It’s sponsored by the Veteran’s of Foreign Affairs Office. “VETERANS DAY”… HONORS ALL WHO SERVED… IN THE U-S ARMED FORCES. ITS OFFICIAL OBSERVANCE… IS ON THE -11TH- DAY… OF THE -11TH- MONTH… MARKING THE ANNIVERSARY… OF THE END OF WORLD WAR ONE.

Easley Vet Day: American Legion Post 52 and Robinson Memorial Gardens, 1425 Powdersville Road, Easley, SC 29642 will host their yearly Veterans Day Ceremony November 11, 2016 11:00 am. Marine Reserve (Battle Director) Colonel Dwight Schmidt is our scheduled speaker. He is a veteran of Afghanistan and Iraq. When on duty he flies F-18’s. This year we will recognize veterans of Desert Storm, Afghanistan and Iraq.

Asheville Vet Day: The Charles George VA Medical Center will honor Veterans on Veterans Day, November 11 with a ceremony at the Charles George VA Medical Center. Beginning at 11 a.m., the ceremony will feature keynote speaker Nicholas Warr, a former Marine, Vietnam Veteran and author. Some highlights of the ceremony will include a releasing of doves and a 21 gun salute. Everyone in the community is invited to attend.

GHS Veterans: More than 100 people will gather outside of the main entrance to Greenville Memorial Hospital at 11 a.m. Veterans Day to recognize GHS employees who served and those who sacrificed their lives for the United States. GHS’ annual Veterans Day Ceremony is organized by GHS employees, and veterans groups from across the community also take part. The community is welcome. The event includes speeches, a 21-gun salute, antique military vehicles. GHS will also unveil donations made to the Blue Star Mothers for their holiday collection drive.

Lander University’s Veterans’ Day Ceremony on Friday, Nov. 11, at 2 p.m. District 14 House Representative Mike Pitts will be the featured speaker during Lander University’s Veteran’s Day ceremony on Friday, Nov. 11. The program, which is free and open to everyone, begins at 2 p.m. in the Josephine B. Abney Cultural Center Auditorium and will be followed by a reception for attendees. Veterans will also be admitted free to that day’s 4:30 p.m. Volleyball Military Appreciation Game (Lander vs. Augusta) and the 8:30 p.m. Basketball Military Appreciation Game (Lander vs. Brevard in the Bearcat Classic Tournament).

Free Day at the Lake: Day use fees will be waived at Hartwell and J. Strom Thurmond projects for veterans, active and reserve component service members, and their families on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, as a small token of appreciation for bold sacrifices. The waiver covers fees for boat launch ramps and swimming beaches. The waiver does not apply to camping and camping-related services, or fees for specialized facilities such as group picnic shelters. Other agencies that manage recreation areas on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lands are encouraged, but not required, to offer the waiver in the areas that they manage.

 

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