Independence Day Slideshow

Independence Day

  • Marines with Marine Wing Support Squadron 374 enjoy the fireworks presentation atop a Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement during the Twentynine Palms Independence Day celebration at Luckie Park, July 4, 2015. (U.S. Marine Corps photo/Pfc. Levi Schultz)
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Independence Day Military Discounts

Marines with Marine Wing Support Squadron 374 enjoy the fireworks presentation atop a Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement during the Twentynine Palms Independence Day celebration at Luckie Park, July 4, 2015. (U.S. Marine Corps photo/Pfc. Levi Schultz)
Marines with Marine Wing Support Squadron 374 enjoy the fireworks presentation atop a Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement during the Twentynine Palms Independence Day celebration at Luckie Park, July 4, 2015. (U.S. Marine Corps photo/Pfc. Levi Schultz)

On July 4, 1776, the thirteen colonies claimed their independence from England, which eventually led to the formation of the United States. Today, we can celebrate this freedom with discounts that span a number of products and services.

The following is a list of military discounts offered for Independence Day 2017. Please check back frequently as the list is updated.

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Affinia Hotel Collection

Book your summertime stay at any Affinia hotel in NYC and receive up to 25% off. Plus, they will donate $10 for every reservation made to Operation Homefront.

Birmingham Zoo

Active duty, retired military, veterans and their dependents get free admission to the zoo July 1 through 4.

Blue Star Museums

Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s military, from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

California's Great America

Current and past military men and women will be honored with free park admission July 1-4 and can bring up to 6 guests for a discounted price.

Carowinds

Carowinds offers free park admission to any active, inactive or retired service men and women July 3, 4 and 5.

Cincinnati Zoo

All military members will receive free admission on July 4.  Military personnel can also purchase up to six half-price admission tickets for members of their immediate family.

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is offering free admission and discounted Zoombezi Bay admission to military and their immediate family, July 1 through July 7.

Dorney Park

Dorney Park in Pennsylvania offers free regular admission to any active or retired military personnel July 1 through 4. Military members can also purchase discount admission tickets for members of their immediate family (maximum of six).

Funderland

Funderland Amusement Park in Sacramento, CA is offering military members, veterans and their families a free day of rides on July 4.

Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park

Active duty and retired military personnel get free admission to Gilroy Gardens July 1-4.

Home Depot

All veterans are eligible for Home Depot's 10% military discount on July 4 with a DoD-issued ID, a DD214 or a Veterans Driver’s License.

Kings Dominion

Kings Dominion is offering free admission for active duty military and veterans June 30 through July 4. They are also offering discounted tickets for dependents.

Kings Island

Kings Island is offering active duty military members and veterans free admission July 1 through 4. They are also offering discounted tickets for up to six family members.

Michigan's Adventure

Michigan's Adventure is offering military personnel a free admission July 4. Military personnel may also purchase up to six additional tickets for immediate family members at $26 each.

Mystic Aquarium

Veterans and active duty members who visit Mystic Aquarium July 1 through 31 will receive free general admission. Dependent family members receive a discounted admission rate of $20.99 per adult, $15.99 per youth (13-17) and $13.99 per child (3-12).

Ninety Nine Restaurant and Pub

All veterans and active duty military receive a free appetizer with any meal on July 4.

Rack Room Shoes

Rack Room Shoes offers a 10% military discount off entire purchase with military ID on Independence Day.

Sun Splash Family Waterpark

Sun Splash Family Waterpark offers active duty military, Reservists and veterans free admission on July 4. A $3 discount is available for up to 4 family members accompanying military personnel.

Valleyfair

Valleyfair is offering free admission during their Military Days July 1 through 4 for active duty military and veterans. Discounted tickets are available for up to six immediate family members.

Worlds of Fun

Active duty, retired military, veterans and National Guard and Reserve receive complimentary admission to Worlds of Fun on July 4. Military personnel can also purchase discounted tickets for their immediate family.

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