Military Appreciation Month Discounts

A Sailor greets his wife after returning home aboard the USS Wasp (LHD 1) as part of the Wasp Amphibious Ready Group (WSP ARG) homecoming from a deployment, Dec. 24, 2016. (U.S. Navy photo/Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Andrew Schneider)
A Sailor greets his wife after returning home aboard the USS Wasp (LHD 1) as part of the Wasp Amphibious Ready Group (WSP ARG) homecoming from a deployment, Dec. 24, 2016. (U.S. Navy photo/Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Andrew Schneider)

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

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 May 27-29.

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

All active duty service members and veterans get free regular admission to California's Great America now through May 29 with a valid military ID. Plus, each military guest will be able to bring up to six additional guests at a discounted rate.


Carowinds offers free park admission to any active, inactive or retired service men and women May 28 and 29.

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

Colonial Williamsburg offers free admission during Memorial Day weekend to all active-duty military, retired, veterans, reservists, National Guard and their direct dependents.


As a special thanks for your sacrifice and service, all military members receive an additional 15% off select Dell and Alienware PCs and electronics. Claim your coupon by 5/31. Redeem by 8/4.

Direct Energy

Direct Energy is lowering their already discounted military rates for a limited time. This Memorial Day Weekend (May 27-29), military families have access to exclusive, employee-only pricing.

Dorney Park Dorney Park in Pennsylvania offers free regular admission to any active or retired military personnel May 27 through 29. Military members can also purchase discount admission tickets for members of their immediate family (maximum of six). 

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 29.

Fogo de Chao

Fogo de Chao is offering 50% off a meal for any veteran or active duty personnel on Memorial Day, May 29. Up to three guests per military veteran/personnel will receive 10% off their meals.

General Motors

All active duty, Reservists, National Guard members, retirees, veterans within one year of discharge date and their spouses can receive $500 purchase bonus cash on eligible Chevrolet, Buick, and GMC vehicles through May 31.

Grizzly Industrial

Grizzly Industrial offers a 5% military discount from May 29 until June 18.

Hickory Tavern

Hickory Tavern is offering a free hamburger to all veterans and active duty military on Monday, May 29 at all 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 Monday, May 29, current and former U.S. military members get a free entrée from the Hooters Memorial Day Menu at participating Hooters locations.


JCPenney offers an extra 5% off military discount May 24-29 for current and former military members and their families. This offer is in-store only.

Kings Dominion

Kings Dominion is offering free park admission to any active or retired service members May 27-29.

Kings Island

Kings Island is offering military personnel free admission May 26 through May 29.

Knott's Berry Farm

Knott's Berry Farm offers active, retired, and veteran military personnel  free admission on May 27 through May 29, as well as up to 6 discounted tickets for $48 each.


Just in time for Military Appreciation Month, Lowe’s has updated their military discount to include veterans in their year-round 10% discount.

McCormick & Schmick’s

McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants are offering a complimentary entrée on May 29 to Gold Star honorees (parents and spouse), veterans and active members of the military and National Guard.

Michigan's Adventure

Michigan's Adventure is offering military personnel a free admission May 28 and 29. Military personnel may also purchase up to six additional tickets for immediate family members at $26 each.

Mission BBQ

Veterans and active duty military get a free sandwich the week of May 15. (Dates vary by service branch.)

Mystic Aquarium

Veterans and active duty members who visit Mystic Aquarium May 27 to May 29 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). Get 10% off at the gift store too!

Ninety Nine Restaurant and Pub

On Monday, May 29, veterans and active military can purchase any meal and enjoy a free entrée from the 9 Real Size Entrées for $9.99 Menu.

Perfectly Clear

Through July 4, get an increased military discount on Perfectly Clear Complete to 50% off.

Rack Room Shoes

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


During the week of Memorial Day -- May 26 to June 3 -- military can get 40% off regular price and 10% off sale price tools, work boots, watches, fine jewelry and sporting goods.

Silverwood Theme Park

Military personnel and veterans get free admission May 27, 28, and 29. Immediate family members also receive a discounted rate when purchasing tickets at Silverwood's front gate. They will also have special rates May 28th - June 9th.

Sleep Number

From May 15 to June 4, Sleep Number offers an additional $100 savings on all Sleep Number mattress sets, 25% off selected Sleep Number bedding and special financing. (In store only.)

Sun Splash Family Waterpark

Sun Splash Family Waterpark offers active duty military, Reservists and veterans free admission on Memorial Day, May 29.

Sweet Frog

All active duty and retired military receive a 15% discount every Monday in May.

Texas de Brazil

Veterans and active military get 20% off take-out orders and 50% off dinner on Monday, May 29. Valid up to 4 guests/table.


TOMS offers a 15% discount May 26 through 30 in honor of Memorial Day to all who serve our country.

Twin Peaks

Twin Peaks is offering veterans and active military personnel a free select meal on May 29.


Active duty and veterans will receive a free regular admission ticket into Valleyfair May 26-29. They can also purchase discount admission tickets for members of their immediate family.

Virginia Aquarium

The Virginia Aquarium offers active duty, dependents and retirees half off general admission on Sunday or Monday during the month of May.

Worlds of Fun Active duty, retired military, veterans and National Guard and Reserve receive complimentary admission to Worlds of Fun on May 29. Military personnel can also purchase discounted tickets for their immediate family.

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