If you are a veteran or active duty military member, thank you for your service, this list is for you.
Friday November 11th, 2022 is Veterans Day. One way businesses thank our service members for their sacrifice is by offering free or discounted meals and/or services and FREE CAR WASHES! Thats a great one here in Vegas. There are deals multiple days, so be sure to check the dates, as well as the times they are offered. Be sure to have your proof of service with you as most businesses require it for these discounts.
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Veteran’s Day Restaurant Deals
Applebee’s- FREE meal for veterans on Veterans Day, Thursday, November 11th. *This offer varies by location, so check with your neighborhood Applebee’s before heading out. There are many entrées to choose from. Military ID or proof of service required. And when dining at Applebee’s on November 11, these special guests will receive a $5 bounce back card to redeem for dine-in, To Go or delivery within three weeks. Locations.
BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse – On Thursday, November 11, all military members who dine-in restaurant receive a complimentary entree from a select menu, plus a free Dr Pepper beverage by presenting a military ID or proof of service at any BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse location nationwide.
Bonefish Grill: The fresh fish experts at Bonefish Grill are offering a Heroes Discount offering 10% off all service members, veterans and first responders’ checks all day, every day with show of valid ID.
Boston Market: Present the coupon at the link and get a $5 Pot Pie on Friday, November 11. This is open to all customers.
California Pizza Kitchen: Vets can grab a slice of this Veterans Day offer from California Pizza Kitchen. On Nov. 11, veterans and active military enjoy a FREE non-alcoholic beverage and choice of an entrée from a prix fixed menu. View the select Veterans Day menu here.
Carrabba’s Italian Grill: is offering all service members, veterans and first responders 10% off any visit to their local restaurant on Veterans Day and year-round with valid ID.
Chili’s Restaurants : Chili’s founder, Norman Brinker, proudly served in the U.S. Navy. On November 11th, Chili’s offers a special menu for veterans a FREE entree at the restaurant’s many locations across the United States. Valid ID is required. Contact your local Chili’s for more information or check the link for participating restaurants. Chili’s loves to support the troops and has established ongoing relationships with a number of organizations helping our nation’s veterans. Learn more at the website.
*Claim Jumper: Not yet updated for 2022. For Thursday, November 11th. Vets can visit Claim Jumper for a FREE entree off their Veterans Day menu, dine in only.
*Cracker Barrel: Not yet updated for 2022. Cracker Barrel has a long history of supporting America’s armed forces and their families on Veterans Day and throughout Military Family Appreciation Month (November). This year, Cracker Barrel will be offering multiple deals, including:
On Veterans Day (Thursday, Nov. 11), U.S. military veterans can receive:
- A complimentary slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake, with purchase, in-store and online (a new offering this year!)
- For online orders, use promo code VETSDAY21
From Nov. 2-15, Cracker Barrel will offer:
- 25% OFF Everyday Military Apparel, both in-stores and online, in celebration of Military Family Appreciation Month.
- Assortment includes items such as T-shirts, sweatshirts, mugs and more in four U.S. Armed Forces branches, including Air Force, Army, Marines and Navy
Dollar General: Dollar General proudly recognizes veterans, active-duty military, National Guard and Reserve and their immediate family members for their sacrifices in serving our country. To extend additional thanks, Dollar General is offering an exclusive 20% in-store discount for four days (November 10 – 14, 2022) on qualifying, in-store purchases. The 2022 Veterans’ Day promotion joins an ongoing 11 percent discount to the military community and their families, which is offered the second Wednesday each month of the year. Be sure to add your coupon every month before heading to the store. The next month’s coupon will be available to add the day after our monthly event.
Denny’s: A FREE Build Your Own Grand Slam breakfast from Denny’s is available for all veterans, active, non-active or retired military personnel from 5 a.m. to noon on Friday, November 11. Diners will need to show a valid military ID or DD 214. The offer is for dine-in only.
Dickey’s Barbeque Pit: Vets and active-military members can make a pit stop on Veterans Day at Dickey’s Barbecue Pit for a meaty offer. The popular barbecue restaurant is giving them a FREE pulled pork sandwich with promo code VETFREE. The offer can be redeemed in-store for carryout or online for pick-up.
Dunkin’: Dunkin’ is honoring the devoted members of the military with a free donut on us for Veterans Day. They are giving all retired and active military a small thank you for their huge service – a free donut of their choice on Friday, November 11 at participating Dunkin’ restaurants nationwide.
*Famous Dave’s: Not yet updated for 2022. Get a FREE Georgia Chopped Pork Sandwich and side on Wednesday, November 11th in honor of Veterans Day. Use code VETERAN at checkout on famousdaves.com/menu. Not valid for phone-in or delivery orders.
Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers: Vets can get a full meal at Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers and not just on Veterans Day. Veterans and active military can stop by on Nov. 11 and pick up a FREE Freddy’s Original Double combo meal card. The card is valid Nov. 11 to 30. No purchase necessary to receive or redeem the card.
Golden Corral:Golden Corral will once again return to their Military Appreciation Night Dine-In celebration. Military Appreciation Night will be held on Monday, November 14 from 5pm – close and will be once again honoring our military heroes with a free “thank you” meal.
Hard Rock Cafe: All Veterans will receive a Free Legendary Burger all day long on Friday, November 11th. Active and Retired Military Members (with Valid I.D.) will receive a complimentary Legendary Burger. This offer can be combined with your Hard Rock Cafe 15% Military Discount so bring your family and friends!
Hooters: On Thursday, November 11, all veterans who present a military ID or proof of service and purchase a beverage at any participating Hooters location nationwide will receive a free entrée from the Hooters Veterans Day Menu (available for dine-in only).
IHOP: All military veterans can hop over to IHOP on Veterans Day for a fluffy freebie. On Nov. 11, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. (local time), the popular diner is serving them a FREE stack of Red, White & Blueberry Pancakes.
Krispy Kreme: This Veterans Day, Krispy Kreme will honor and celebrate veterans with a special in-shop offer: a free doughnut of choice and small brewed coffee, no purchase necessary. Veterans can stop by Krispy Kreme shops or drive-thrus to redeem the offer (limit one per guest, must present ID).
Little Caesar’s– Offering all United States Armed Forces veterans and active military a FREE $5 HOT-N-READY® Lunch Combo November 11th in store from 11am-2pm. You must provide proof of service to receive this promotion and it promptly ends at 2pm. Click the link for more information and to search for a store near you.
*Lucille’s Smokehouse BBQ– Not yet updated for 2022. Dine with Lucille’s on Veterans Day, Thursday, November 11 to receive a free Lucille’s Original Pulled Pork Sandwich and one swoon-worthy side. Offer is available for takeout phone orders and dine-in. Must show proof of service. Present your military ID card or proof of service.
McCormick & Schmick’s: Veterans of the U.S. Military, National Guard, Gold Star parents and Gold Star spouses are invited to dine on select 1/2 price entree on *Sunday, November 13, 2022.. Valid military ID is required. The offer is for dine-in only. See the menu at the link.
Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt– All veterans who visit their stores on Veterans Day on Thursday, November 11, will receive their first 6 oz of froyo FREE. It’s our way of saying “thank you” for serving!
Outback Steakhouse: Heroes discount. All servicemen and women, with 10% off their entire check all day, everyday with a valid state or federal service ID, plus Military Personnel and their immediate family members.
Pilot Flying J: In celebration of Veterans Day, Pilot Company is inviting all active duty and retired military members to enjoy a free meal* at any of its more than 750 participating U.S. travel centers. Additionally, as part of the company’s long history of giving back, Pilot Company is teaming up with the Call of Duty Endowment on an in-store round-up campaign to help veterans transition to successful careers after the military.
Qdoba Mexican Eats: To show our gratitude, we’re offering all Veterans and Active Duty Military 50% off any entrée when you visit us in-restaurant this upcoming Veterans Day, 11/11/22. Simply show your Military ID at the register to redeem.
Red Lobster– In honor of Veterans Day, and to thank veterans, active-duty military and reservists for their service, Red Lobster® is offering guests a free Walt’s Favorite Shrimp, Fries, and Coleslaw, featuring six hand-breaded, butterflied and lightly fried shrimp, served with cocktail sauce, as well as crispy French Fries and Coleslaw.
Red Robin– This Veterans Day, Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Brews is proudly giving back to our country’s courageous military men and women. On Friday, November 11th, Red Robin is inviting all veterans and active-duty military to enjoy a FREE Red’s Tavern Double burger served with Bottomless Steak Fries.
Smashburger: In honor of Veterans Day, Smashburger is offering all service members and veterans a FREE burger or sandwich this coming Friday at participating locations. Please see the link for participating locations, there are only four in Las Vegas.
Sprouts: Sprouts Farmers Market is offering veterans, active-duty and retired military members 10% off groceries — from November 11 to 13.
Starbucks: On Veterans Day, November 11, Starbucks will offer a free tall (12-oz) hot brewed coffee for veterans, military service members and military spouses at participating U.S. Starbucks stores. Starbucks will also donate 25 cents for every cup of hot brewed coffee sold nationwide on November 11 to military nonprofits Team Red, White & Blue and Headstrong to support the mental health and wellbeing of military communities.
*Twin Peaks– Not yet updated for 2022. Twin Peaks will show their appreciation to armed forces on Monday, November 11 with select comped-menu items.
Wendy’s: In honor of Veterans Day, Wendy’s is thanking those who have served or are currently serving in the U.S. Military with a FREE breakfast combo offer* from 6:30am-10:30am with valid military ID or a Veterans Advantage card.
White Castle: All veterans and active duty service members will be treated like kings and queens at White Castle on Veterans Day. The fast-food chain is offering vets a FREE Combo Meal (choose from #1 to #6) or Breakfast Combo Meal on Nov. 11.
Yard House: Veterans and active duty military are invited to enjoy a FREE appetizer on November 11 at Yard House.
*Yogurtland: Not yet updated for 2022. Get a Free 8 oz. cup at Las Vegas Yogurtland locations to all Veterans and active military. Please present your valid military ID at Vegas locations only.
2022 Veterans Day Deals and Events
Veteran’s Day Campground Beautification Event: Saturday, November 12, at 8:30 am. Celebrate Veteran’s Day by volunteering! Join Lake Mead National Recreation Area park staff to help cleanup and beautify the campground by raking, trimming, and cleaning campsites. Plan for 3.5 hours. Limited to 25 volunteers. Please see the link to register in advance.
Caesar’s Entertainment: This year, all Caesars Entertainment resorts (including properties in locations like Las Vegas, Lake Tahoe and more), will offer up to 40% off the best available rate for veterans and active-duty military! 2022 Veterans Day Military Hotel Offer Details:
- Offer: Up to 40% off the best available rate (Las Vegas seems to be 30%)
- Booking Window: Monday, November 7 – Sunday, November 13
- Travel Window: For future stays at Caesars Entertainment properties. Blackout dates apply.
- To Book: Book directly through www.caesars.com/book
Custom Envy: As a small token of appreciation to show just how grateful they are, Custom Envy is offering an extra 15% discount on their personalized products. To receive your discount code, head to the page at the link and follow the instructions. Only one discount/promo code will be accepted upon checkout.
FREE Car Washes
Ultra Clean Express Wash– FREE top wash for Veterans on November 11. Must show ID. Locations:
5140 W. Cheyenne Ave.
2710 E. Desert Inn Rd.
11281 S. Eastern Ave.
Discovery Children’s Museum– DISCOVERY Children’s Museum will offers all veteran and active, retired or military dependents will receive $10 admission to the Museum every day. Discount applies for up to three family members.
National Park Fee Free Days– National Park Service offers Fee Free Days this Veterans Day Wednesday, November 11th. This weekend is free to everyone, however active duty military are eligible for free annual passes. Lake Mead National Recreation Area is on this list. Check here for parks near you.
Goodyear Auto Service and Just Tires: All active, former and retired military members and first responders are encouraged to take advantage of Goodyear’s free inspections on tires, brakes and batteries, and will receive an additional 10% off tires and services. Eligible guests who present a valid ID can schedule car care check appointments between Nov. 10 and 14 and redeem service through Nov. 17. You can learn more about the Veterans Day promotions and book an appointment here.
Great Clips– Veterans and current military members visit a Great Clips salon on November 11th and receive a FREE haircut that day or a haircut card to use at a later date. Non-veterans who receive a service can receive a free haircut card or purchase a haircut card to give to a veteran. Free haircut cards will be valid until December 9th, 2022. Click here to find a salon near you.
Sport Clips– Haircuts for Heroes- Sport Clips locations will offer FREE haircuts to active duty U.S. service members and veterans on Veterans Day, November 11, 2022, with valid proof of service. Thank you for your service! See link for participating locations near you.
Red Roof Inn– Red Roof offers military personnel, both active and retired, a 10% discount with promo code “VP606732” all year round. Veterans can also join Veterans Advantage, which is free and offers members additional exclusive military discounts, including a 20% discount every day at Red Roof with code VP 544993 year round.
Target– In honor of Veterans Day (November 11), between October 30 and November 12, 2022, Target is offering all U.S. active-duty military personnel, veterans and their families a 10 percent discount off the guest’s full basket, some exclusions apply. The 10% discount is now available for two-time use and still applies to the guest’s entire basket.
- To receive the offer, guests must first demonstrate eligibility by registering at www.target.com/circle/military. Guests do not need to wait until Nov. 1 to verify eligibility.
- After eligibility has been verified, an exclusive, one-time use 10% Target Circle offer will be available for the guest to use in-store or online through November 12, 2022.
True Rest Float Spa– On Thursday, November 11, True Rest Float Spa will offer a free, 60-minute float to any active-duty military member and/or veteran. True REST Float Spa designates the 11th day of every month U.S. Military Appreciation Day, and offers a free, 60-minute float to any active-duty military member or veteran. For more information or to book your free float asap, visit TrueRest.com/free-
Walgreens– Walgreens is offering Military and Veterans 20% off eligible regular price items with myWalgreens in store only November 11-14, 2022. Offer valid for veterans, military and their families from 11/11/22 thru 11/14/22 only, with myWalgreens® membership and proof of service.
Veterans Day Ceremony City of Henderson– The 2022 Veterans Day Ceremony will be held November 5th at 10am, at the Water Street Plaza Ampitheater. The event pays tribute to our patriots and military heroes and includes a presentation of the names being added to the Henderson Memorial Wall, recognition of veterans’ organizations, presentation of colors and a special musical performance by the Henderson Symphony Orchestra.
We also invite you to visit the Henderson Veterans Memorial Wall which remains open to visitors.
The Henderson Memorial Wall was dedicated in November 1994, and local veterans are honored annually at Henderson’s Veterans Day Ceremony. Constructed as a tribute to local war veterans, names will be added to the panel of the wall honoring several hundred Vietnam veterans, both living and deceased, as well as the panel reserved for all deceased war veterans who resided in Henderson prior to 1980. In 2006 a section of the wall was added to recognize Henderson residents who are “Killed in Action” or die from enemy action including terrorism and receive a Purple Heart. The Memorial Wall is located at 240 S. Water St., adjacent to city hall.
Veterans Day Parade– The annual Veterans Day Parade in Downtown Las Vegas will take place November 11th. The parade on Fourth Street will begin at 10 a.m. According to CNN, this annual parade is one of the largest veteran parades in the country, the largest west of the Mississippi and second only to New York City. It features dozens of floats, performers, local groups, local officials, musicians and more.
Veterans Day Ceremony at the Plaza– Immediately following the parade, there will be a special ceremony to recognize four United States Marine Corps veterans and three current members of the Nevada Army National Guard. The ceremony will begin at 1:30 pm.
Veterans Resource Fair: Saturday, November 12 from 11 am to 2pm. In attendance will be representatives from many different veterans associations who can provide you with the latest information on housing, drug and alcohol assistance, benefits, and more. AARP will host a barbecue and we’ll have a free raffle too! Shuttle service provided from Downtown Senior Center. Heritage Park Senior Facility- 300 S. Racetrack Rd.
Honor a Veteran this November 11th, and be sure to share all of these great deals with someone you love. Please check out our post on Military Discounts Around Vegas.
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The five “local” car washes are between 2-3 thousand miles away.
Summer Allgood says
Thank you John. I did not verify each car wash, and yes, their map was terribly outdated. I did, however, find 3 area car washes that are honoring the FREE Veterans Day wash. I hope there is one near you.