May is National Military Appreciation Month and veterans, servicemembers and their families are being honored with free admission, discounts, deals, and sales. May is a busy month with Memorial Day, Military Spouse Appreciation Day, Armed Forces Day and much more during the month of May.
2018 National Military Appreciation Month Discounts for Veterans, Retired Military, and Active Duty Military and Families.
Updated daily as new offers are announced!
Birmingham Zoo – Birmingham, AL
For Memorial Day weekend the Zoo is giving free admission to veterans as well as all active and retired military and their eligible dependents. Offer valid May 26-28, 2018.
Blue Star Museums – Free Admission to over 2,000 museums
More than 2,000 museums across America offer free admission to active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day. There are also Blue Star Theatres, a program offering discounted or complimentary movie admission to all military personnel and their families, as well as veterans.
California’s Great America Free Admission – Santa Clara, CA
Over Memorial Day Weekend, May 26-28, 2018, all active or retired military members will receive free admission to Great America. This offer is valid Saturday, Sunday, and Monday of Memorial Day weekend, with valid ID.
Carowinds – Charlotte, NC
Free park admission to any active, inactive or retired member of the United States military with a valid military I.D. May 27-28 and July 2-8, 2018.
Cincinnati Zoo – Cincinnati, OH
Free admission to all members of the military on Memorial Day, July 4th and Veteran’s Day. The offer also allows military personnel to purchase up to six (6) half-price admission tickets for members of their immediate family. Includes active military, retired military, National Guard, veterans with honorable or medical discharge and Reserve Officers’ Training Corps with government issued ID.
Colonial Williamsburg – Williamsburg, VA
Colonial Williamsburg is offering free admission to all U.S. military active duty, reservists, retirees, veterans, national guardsmen, and their immediate dependents over Memorial Day weekend, May 25 through May 28th. A commemorative march and ceremony will also be held at 10:00 a.m. on Memorial Day.
Sidewalk sales will occur worldwide through May 31, 2018. In conjunction with May’s Military Appreciation Month every commissary worldwide will have a weekend two- or three-day outdoor (weather permitting) sidewalk sale, offering extra savings including special deals on some case and club pack items. Check here for your local commissary’s sidewalk sales Some military exchanges will hold sales events in conjunction with commissaries.
Dorney Park – Allentown, PA
Military Days at Dorney Park are Memorial Day weekend (May 26-28) and Fourth of July (July 1-4). Military personnel who qualify for the discount include active military, retired military, National Guard, veterans with honorable or medical discharge and Reserve Officers’ Training Corps.
Dutch Wonderland – Lancaster, PA
Active and retired military personnel receive free admission on Memorial Day (May 28, 2018).
Firebirds Wood Fired Grill
Treat a #HERO to a free meal this Memorial Day. Dine with a veteran or active duty service member on Monday, May 28 and their lunch or dinner is our treat.
Fogo de Chão
Share a meal on Memorial Day with Veterans and Active Duty Personnel in your life and they will enjoy 50% off their meal. Up to three guests per military veteran or personnel will also receive 10% off their meal.
10% off Memorial Day discount to all active or former U.S. military personnel. To receive your discount, present your military ID and MVP card at checkout.
Free Admission – Many other local places are providing free admission to active duty military and veterans this Memorial Day weekend. Call ahead to confirm. Parks, zoos, aquariums, amusement parks, museums, concerts, local events and others may also provide free admission and discounts to military family members and dependents over Memorial Day weekend.
Hersheypark – Hershey, PA
Hersheypark salutes families with 40% on one-day admission tickets and receive free parking during Military Appreciation Weekend, May 18 – 20
A 10% discount is offered in-store to ALL military veterans on Memorial Day. A year-round 10% discount is available at all U.S. locations to active duty personnel, reservists, retired or disabled veterans, and their immediate dependents. You must present a valid military ID. Unfortunately, Home Depot does not accept state ID cards with veterans designation (some locations may). Some limitations may apply.
On Monday, May 28, all veterans and active-duty military personnel recieve a complimentary meal on Memorial Day from a select menu.
King’s Dominion – Doswell, VA
Free admission on May 26-28, 2018 to all active, retired and veterans. Present either a DD214 or government issued ID for admission.
King’s Island – King’s Island, OH
Free admission to active and retired members of the U.S military during the 2018 Memorial Day holiday weekend, May 25th – 28th. Free admission tickets will be issued to active military, retired military, National Guard, veterans with honorable or medical discharges, and Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadets with government issued ID.
All Veterans receive a 10% discount on Memorial Day. This is not to be confused with the Everyday 10% Military Discount which is available to those who are currently serving, Retired Veterans, or VA Recipients and their immediate family. See link for official rules.
McCormick & Schmick’s
On Memorial Day Gold Star honorees (parents and spouse), veterans and active members of the US military and National Guard can enjoy a free entree.
Michigan’s Adventure – Muskegon, MI
Free admission for veterans and military personnel of the Armed Forces, and National Guard and Reserve on Armed Forces Appreciation Days on May 27 and 28, 2018. In addition, military personnel may purchase up to six additional tickets for immediate family members at $26.00 each at the front gate.
Morris 4×4 Center
10% site wide + free shipping on orders over $75 with promo code HEROES10. Valid until 5/28.
Mystic Aquarium – Mystic, CT
Free admission for U.S. Military Veterans and Active-Duty Service Members May 26 to 28 with Military ID.
Ninety Nine Restaurant and Pub
Veterans and active duty military can purchase any meal and enjoy a free entrée from the 9 Real Size Entrées for $9.99 Menu. Valid on Memorial Day, Monday, 5/28/18.
From 5/24 to 5/28 20% off for servicemen, veterans, police, officers and firefighters.
Outdoor Bound – Outdoor & Tactical Gear
20% off with promo code Military18 for veterans, active-duty, guard, reserves and dependents plus first responders.
In honor of Military Appreciation Month, Military and Veterans save an additional 10% on Paints & Stains during the month of May. Those eligible for the discount must be currently serving, a reservist or have served in the military, including ROTC, the Royal Canadian Navy, Canadian Army or Royal Canadian Air Force, OR be the spouse of someone currently serving. Please show valid military issued ID.
Silverwood Theme Park – Althol, ID
For American Heroes Weekend all military personnel, veterans, police officers and firefighters (identification required) receive free admission to the park on these special event days and their immediate family members (spouse and children) also receive a special discounted rate.
Though June 3 Sleep Number is offering the military an additional $100 off any sale price.
All active and retired military will receive 20% off FROYO, every Monday in May, with proof of valid ID. #militaryappreciation #militarymonday
Texas de Brazil
50% off for Veterans & Active Duty Military and 20% off for up to an additional 7 guests on Memorial Day 2018. Discount valid for no more than 8 guests total per table/reservation. Valid for lunch or dinner on Memorial Day, May 28th.
Through May 31, anyone on the T-Mobile One Military plan can get a Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+ or S8 Active at half the regular price. This is in addition to the newly announced permanent military discount program T-Mobile ONE Military.
Under Armour Online Military & Veteran 10% Discount & Free Shipping
Veterans and active duty service members receive 10% off with a valid TroopID. See here for details on how to get a TroopID and receive the 10% discount.
Virginia Aquarium – Virginia Beach, VA
On Sundays and Mondays in May, anyone that shows a valid military or veterans ID will receive 50% off the purchase of an Aquarium admission.
Walgreens is offering a Memorial Day 20-percent discount to all veterans, active duty military personnel and their immediate family members, including the families of those who lost their lives in service to our country.
Worlds of Fun – Kansas City, MO
Active duty and veterans of the American Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard receive complimentary admission to Worlds of Fun on the following holidays:
Armed Forces Day (Saturday, May 19, 2018)
Memorial Day (Monday, May 28, 2018)
Independence Day (Wednesday, July 4, 2018)
Labor Day (Monday, September 3, 2018)
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