If you are a veteran or active duty military member, thank you for your service, this list is for you.
Thursday, November 11th, 2021 is Veterans Day. One way businesses thank our service members for their sacrifice is by offering free or discounted meals and/or services. 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. You can also take advantage of their holiday eGift Card programs beginning November 4. Buy $50, Get $10, or Buy $100, Get $25 + 20% OFF VIP Card Program.
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.
California Pizza Kitchen: On Thursday, November 11th, all Veterans and Active Military are invited to dine with us and receive a complimentary beverage + choice of one entrée from a specified menu. Upsells and additions may not be included in the promo. View the menu at the link.
You can join CPK in support of DAV (Disabled American Veterans) November 8th – 10th, 2021.
Visit any California Pizza Kitchen, and we will donate 20% of ALL Food and Beverage Sales* to DAV just by mentioning this fundraiser, downloading a flyer or showing a social media post to your server. Purchases include dine-in, take-out, catering, and online orders at cpk.com when you enter PROMO CODE: DAV at checkout.
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: For Thursday, November 11th. Vets can visit Claim Jumper for a FREE entree off their Veterans Day menu, dine in only.
Cracker Barrel: 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 11 – 14, 2021) on qualifying, in-store purchases. The 2021 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. See the link for verification instructions.
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 Thursday, 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: In honor of Veterans Day, can visit their local participating Dickey’s in-store to receive a free Pulled Pork Classic Sandwich! Valid In-store, and Online/ App for Carryout, with Code VETFREE.
*Dunkin’: *Not yet updated for 2021. On Wednesday, November 11, veterans and active duty military will get a FREE donut of their choice. No purchase necessary. For the second year in a row, Dunkin’ is teaming up with A Million Thanks, a nonprofit organization that supports active, reserve, and Veteran military by sending millions of letters of thanks and encouragement directly to service members.
Famous Dave’s: 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:On Veteran’s Day, Thursday, November 11, 2021 – Veterans and current military personnel will receive a card for a free Freddy’s Original Double combo meal that is valid through November 30th. *No purchase is 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 Veterans Day, Thursday, November 11 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 Thursday 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: The International House of Pancakes is famous for its Red, White, and Blue pancakes, and usually those pancakes are free for active and former military on Veterans Day, November 11. Just check the website or social media for 2021 information.
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).
Lucille’s Smokehouse BBQ– 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 a select 1/2 price entree on *Sunday, November 7. Valid military ID is required. The offer is for dine-in only.
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.
Red Lobster– In honor of Veterans Day, and to thank veterans, active duty military and reservists for their service, Red Lobster is offering dine-in guests a free appetizer or dessert on Thursday, November 11. Guests only need to show a valid military ID or proof of service to redeem this offer.
Red Robin– This year, veterans and active military must also be members of the restaurant’s Red Robin Royalty loyalty program. Qualifying members can enjoy a FREE Red’s Tavern Double Burger and Bottomless Steak Fries anytime, from November 1 to 14. The offer will automatically be loaded to the member’s account. Plus, this year, the offer is available for dine-in and to-go.. Proof of service is required, dine-in only. You must sign up for their rewards program by November 1st!
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– Twin Peaks will show their appreciation to armed forces on Monday, November 11 with select comped-menu items.
White Castle: White Castle is celebrating Veterans Day by offering a free Combo Meal #1-#6 or Breakfast Combo Meal to all veterans and active duty service members who dine at a participating White Castle restaurant. The special offer is valid on Thursday, 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 2021. 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.
2021 Veterans Day Deals and Events
BikeBerry.com: A special offer to all our heroes, first responders and healthcare workers in the United States. Enjoy extra 10% OFF on any bike accessories storewide with no minimum purchase, valid until Dec 31, 2021. This includes:
- Active Duty Service Members, spouses and dependents
- Retirees of U.S. Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, Navy, and National Guard
- Military Veterans
- This deal is valid for healthcare workers, first responders, and travel. See the link.
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.
Car Washes– Grace For Vets provides a free car wash to all veterans. Their mission is to honor those who have served or are currently serving their country with a FREE car wash each year on November 11. There are 5 stations in our area. For participating Las Vegas area locations, click here.
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.
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.
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 10th, 2021. 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, 2021, 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 November 1 and 13, 2021, 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 Oct 31-November 13, 2021.
Tiny Toes Play Zone– In honor of Veteran’s Day, they are giving away a 4-hour play zone rental to one military family. You must show valid military ID. To enter you must: Follow them us on Instagram, Liking their Veteran’s Day post, and tag 3 friends.
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. On Veterans Day, True REST Float Spas across the country will be closed to the public and open for free floats to veterans only. 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-
Veterans Day Ceremony City of Henderson– The 2021 Veterans Day Ceremony will be held November 6th 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 9:45 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 2pm.
All Veterans Day deals below have not yet been updated for 2021:
Fogo de Chao: A 50% Veterans Day discount is available for all veterans and active duty military over Veterans Day weekend (Nov. 8-11). Valid military ID is required for the offer. Additionally, up to three guests dining with them receive 10% off their meal.
Gordon Biersch– Gordon Biersch will thank active duty service members and veterans in uniform or with Military ID with a FREE entree on Monday, November 11. The special menu includes 7 oz. Top Sirloin, Beer-Battered Fish & Chips, Cajun Pasta and Märzen BBQ Burger. And from November 11 – November 17, Gordon Biersch is also donating $0.25 from the sale of each pint of their Vet’s IPA to a local veteran’s charity. Each Gordon Biersch location will also host a tapping party on Monday, November 11.
Little Caesar’s– Offering all United States Armed Forces veterans and active military a FREE $5 HOT-N-READY® Lunch Combo November 11th 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.
On the Border: Simply present proof of military ID or service on November 11th, and enjoy a FREE Combo Meal. Choose from menu items such as Seasoned Ground Beef tacos, Chicken Tinga tacos, Chicken Tortilla Soup, Seasoned Ground Beef with chile con carne enchilada, Spinach & Mushroom with sour cream sauce enchilada. All are served with Mexican rice and beans, plus endless chips & salsa. Proof of service is required.
Rubio’s Coastal Grill– This Veterans Day, Monday, November 11, Rubio’s Coastal Grill invites military and veterans to enjoy one free adult entree, with the purchase of another adult entree. Simply bring military ID and show the coupon at any participating Rubio’s location.
5th Annual VASNHS Car Show & BBQ– On November 9th, the VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System will hold its 5th Annual Car Show & BBQ from 10am-2:30pm. This event will be held at their facility at 6900 North Pecos Rd. and will include a car show, free BBQ, a kids zone, a health and services fair and appearances by Count’s Kustoms and Miss Nevada.
Honor a Veteran this November 11th, and be sure to share all of these great deals with someone you love.