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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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Affinia Hotel Collection

From Memorial Day through Labor Day, book your summertime stay at any Affinia hotel in NYC and receive up to 30% off and free Wi-Fi. Plus, they will donate $10 for every reservation made to Operation Homefront.

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 30, 2016 through Labor Day, September 5, 2016.

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 28-30, 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 by May 31, 2016, and the offer is good on sailings between August 1, 2016 through April 30, 2018.


Carowinds offers free park admission to any active, inactive or retired service men and women May 29 and 30.

Cincinnati Zoo

Active and retired military receive free admission on Memorial Day.  The offer also allows military personnel to purchase up to 6 half-price admission tickets for members of their immediate family.

Colonial Williamsburg

Military families receive free Colonial Williamsburg admission, May 27 through May 30, 2016 during their Honoring Service to America 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 30.

Fogo de Chao

Fogo de Chao is offering 50% off a meal for any veteran or active duty personnel on Memorial Day, May 30. Up to three guests per military veteran/personnel will receive 10% off their meal.

General Motors

All active duty, reservists, retirees, veterans and their spouses can receive the General Motors military discount on Chevrolet, Buick, and GMC vehicles through May 31, 2016.

Hickory Tavern

Hickory Tavern is offering a free meal to all veterans and active duty military on Monday, May 30, 2016 at all 24 locations.

Home Depot

All veterans are eligible for Home Depot's 10% military discount on Memorial Day with 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.)


On Memorial Day, May 30, 2016, all veterans and active-duty military personnel can enjoy a free entrée from the Hooters Memorial Day Menu at any Hooters location.

Kings Dominion

Kings Dominion is offering free park admission to any active or retired service members May 28-30, 2016.

Kings Island

Kings Island is offering military personnel free admission May 27 through May 30, as well as discounted tickets for six family members.

Knott's Berry Farm

Knott's Berry Farm offers active, retired, and veteran military personnel  free admission on May 28 through May 30, as well as up to 6 discounted tickets for just $32 each.

Logan’s Roadhouse

Logan’s Roadhouse is offering a 15% discount from Armed Forces Day, May 21, through Memorial Day, May 30.


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

McCormick & Schmick’s

McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants are offering a complimentary lunch or dinner entrée on May 30 to active duty, National Guard, and veterans.

Michigan's Adventure

Michigan's Adventure is offering military personnel a free admission May 29 and 30, 2016. Military personnel may also purchase up to six additional tickets for immediate family members at $25.00 each.

MOD Pizza

Veterans and active duty military get a free pizza or salad at MOD Pizza on May 30.

Mystic Aquarium

Veterans and active-duty members who visit Mystic Aquarium Saturday, May 28 through Monday, May 30 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).

Pie Five

On May 30, every Pie Five location will offer a free personalized pizza to veterans and retired or active duty military.

Rack Room Shoes

Rack Room Shoes offers their regular year-round Tuesday 10% military discount on Memorial Day.


Sears Tools is offering a double discount on tools (40% for regular priced, 10% for sale priced) from May 26 to May 30.

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, April 30th - May 2nd & May 15th - 17th, 2016. To make reservations, call (888) 593-2242 or click here.


Shoney's is serving a free All-American Burger and fries to all active duty military and veterans on Memorial Day, May 30.

Sun Splash Family Waterpark

Sun Splash Family Waterpark offers military discounts during the month of May. For Armed Forces Day (May 21) and Memorial Day weekend (May 28 through May 30), the park offers free admission for military.


On each Monday through May 31, 2016, anyone with a valid military ID is invited to enjoy a 15% discount off at any sweetFrog location.

Twin Peaks

Twin Peaks is offering veterans and active military personnel a free meal from the Memorial Day menu on May 30, 2016.


Active duty and veterans will receive a free regular admission ticket into Valleyfair May 27-30, 2016. They can also purchase discount admission tickets for members of their immediate family. 

Virginia Aquarium

The Virginia Aquarium offers half off general admission on Sunday or Monday during the month of May 2016.

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