Military Appreciation Month

Military Appreciation Month Discounts

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Service members and families are being honored during Military Appreciation Month with a variety of discounts. Below are some highlighted offerings. Please check back frequently as the list is updated.

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Adventure Aquarium

Adventure Aquarium in Camden, NJ is offering $10 tickets with Military ID and 4 additional guests Memorial Day weekend. (May 23-25). 

Affinia Hotel Collection

Book your stay at any Affinia hotel in NYC or DC between now and September 7, 2015 and receive up to 20% off. Plus, they will donate $10 per reservation to Wounded Warriors Family Support.

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, May 25, 2015 through Labor Day, September 7, 2015.

Brick House Tavern + Tap

On Memorial Day, May 25, 2015, all active duty and retired military members and their families will receive 20% off food at any location.

And from May 21 through July 5, 2015, a $5 donation will earn guests a coupon for a complimentary appetizer of their choice with the purchase of an entree; a $10 donation will earn guests a coupon for a complimentary entrée with the purchase of another adult entree of equal or greater value. All coupons are dine-in only and one coupon is allowed per ticket. Coupons are valid from July 6, 2015, through Aug. 2, 2015. offers all military personnel $20 off an order of $300 or more all summer 2015.

California's Great America

For Memorial Day weekend, all active and retired service members, including veterans, get free park admission to California's Great America May 23-25, 2015 with a valid military ID.

Carnival Cruise

Carnival Cruise Lines is offering discounts and onboard credits in honor of Military Appreciation Month for active duty and retired military personnel. You must book between May 4, 2015 and May 31, 2015 , and the offer is good on sailings between August 1, 2015 through May 31, 2016.

Chef Geoff's

Chef Geoff's, a neighborhood favorite in the greater Washington DC area, provides 10% off to active members of the military starting May 28, 2015.

Colonial Williamsburg

Active duty military, reservists, retirees, veterans, and their dependents receive free admission Memorial Day weekend.

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill is honoring active military and veterans by treating them to a free lunch or dinner entrée on Memorial Day, May 25, 2015.

General Motors

All active, reserve, retired and veteran military can receive the General Motors military discount on Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles until June 30, 2015.

Grizzly Industrial

Grizzly Industrial is offering an extra 5% off purchases from May 25 - June 12, 2015 on in-store, online and phone purchases.

Home Depot

All veterans are eligible for Home Depot's 10% military discount on May 25 a DoD-issued ID, a DD214 or a Veterans Driver’s License. (This discount is good for veterans on July 4th and Veterans Day as well.)

Homewood Suites and Home2 Suites 

In celebration of National Military Appreciation Month, Homewood Suites and Home2 Suites by Hilton are providing 15% off for all military through August 13, 2016 for military members and their families to escape and enjoy an adventure together.


On Memorial Day, May 25, 2015, Hooters honors the nation's best with 10 free boneless wings with a drink purchase.

King's Dominion

King's Dominion is offering free park admission to any active, inactive or retired service members May 23-25, 2015.

Knott's Berry Farm

Knott's Berry Farm is offering active, veteran and retired military personnel complimentary admission during Memorial Day Weekend, May 23 through May 25, and up to six tickets may be purchased for family and friends at a discounted rate.


Lowe's honors all veterans on Memorial Day (as well as July 4th and Veterans Day) with a 10% discount.

McCormick & Schmick’s

On Memorial Day, May 25, 2015, participating McCormick & Schmick’s will offer active duty service members, National Guard and veterans a complimentary lunch or dinner.

McDonald's Gives Back

For the entire month of May, McDonald’s of Hampton Roads and Northeast North Carolina will donate a portion of all sales of the Quarter Pounder with Cheese and the all new Artisan Chicken Sandwich Extra Value Meals to the Virginia Wounded Warrior Program (VWWP). Local residents are encouraged to visit their area McDonald’s to help make a difference in the Hampton Roads military community.

Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach celebrates Military Appreciation Days during the month of May with a full schedule of activities and events.  Army veteran J. R. Martinez is Grand Marshal for the Military Appreciation Days parade on Saturday, May 16, which also is Armed Forces Day.  On May 16, there is a family picnic, which is free for all military and veterans, along with their families,   Click here for more details.

Red Robin

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. offers all veterans, retired, active duty and military spouses, who are also Red Robin Royalty members, a FREE appetizer with any purchase of at least $10 between Saturday, May 23 and Monday, May 25.


Sears Tools is offering a double discount on tools (40% for regular priced, 10% for sale priced) from May 21 to May 31.

Shades of Green, Walt Disney World

Shades of Green, the military resort on Walt Disney World property is running a room rate discount, with room rates based upon rank category. The Military Appreciation Special is available on standard rooms only, May 8-20, 2015. To make reservations, call (888) 593-2242 or click here.


Shoney's is serving a free All-American Burger to all active duty military and veterans on Memorial Day, May 25, 2015.

Twin Peaks

Twin Peaks will offer all military men and women a free menu item from their Military Appreciation Menu on Memorial Day, May 25, 2015.


Active duty and veterans will receive a free regular admission ticket into Valleyfair. They can also purchase discount admission tickets for members of their immediate family. 

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About Military Appreciation Month

Military Appreciation Month The Senate first passed a resolution in 1999 designating National Military Appreciation Month, which encourages U.S. citizens every May to observe the month in a symbol of unity, and honor the current and former members of the armed forces, including those who have died in the pursuit of freedom and peace.
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