With Veteran's Day fast approaching - November 11th, 2019 - we have compiled a list of places offering Veteran Day's deals locally and on a national level. This are available for most veterans and active service members!
While many businesses don't state that they require a military I.D. card, we recommend bringing yours just in case!
Experiences and Attractions:
- Museum of East Tennessee - Veterans, active duty military and their families can receive free admission from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Museum of Appalachia: Free admission to veterans and active-duty military.
- NASCAR SpeedPark Smoky Mountains: Free admission to veterans and active-duty military from Saturday, Nov. 9 through Monday, Nov. 11. Each member of the active military or veteran’s party will receive a $3 discount on regular-priced wristbands. Valid military I.D. required.
- State and national parks: It's a fee-free day, so anyone can visit parks for free.
Free food (participation may vary, check with your location):
- Applebee's: Free meal for veterans and active-duty military from a limited menu.
- Calhoun’s: Free entrée from a limited menu.
- Pilot Flying J: Free coffee and breakfast item for veterans and active-duty military from Nov. 8 to Nov. 11.
- Shoney's: Free breakfast bar for veterans and active-duty military from 6:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.
- Bob Evans: Free meal from a special menu for all veterans and active military; proof of service is required.
- Chili's: Free entrée from a special menu for veterans and active military members.
- Cracker Barrel: Complimentary slice of double chocolate fudge Coca-Cola cake or a pumpkin pie latte for veterans and active-duty military.
- Golden Corral: Free dinner for veterans and active-duty military from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
- Denny’s: Free Grand Slam Breakfast for veterans from 5 a.m. to noon.
- O'Charley’s: Free meal from a special menu for all veterans and active-duty military. You must show a military I.D.
- Red Robin: Free Red’s Tavern Double Burger and Bottomless Steak Fries for veterans and active-duty military.
- Dunkin Donuts: Free donut for active-duty military and veterans.
- Little Caesars: Veterans and active-duty military can get a free $5 lunch combo from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Other offers (at participating locations):
- Great Clips: Veterans can get a free haircut on Nov. 11, or they can get a free haircut card to use by Dec. 3. Not a veteran? You can purchase a haircut for yourself on Nov. 11 and get a free card to give to a veteran you know.
- Macy’s: Storewide online sale.
- Target: register for 10 percent off the entire purchase coupon from Nov. 3 to Nov. 11.