Military Appreciation Month Discounts

Capts. Laura and Bryan Watson, 4th Force Support Squadron operations officer and 336th Fighter Squadron pilot, kiss during a deployment homecoming, April 11, 2018, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. (U.S. Air Force photo/Shawna L. Keyes)
Capts. Laura and Bryan Watson, 4th Force Support Squadron operations officer and 336th Fighter Squadron pilot, kiss during a deployment homecoming, April 11, 2018, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. (U.S. Air Force photo/Shawna L. Keyes)

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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Birmingham Zoo

Active duty, retired military, veterans and their dependents get free admission to the zoo May 26-28.

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 or retired military members will receive free admission to California’s Great America on Saturday, Sunday and Monday of Memorial Day weekend (May 26­-May 28).


Carowinds offers free park admission to any active, inactive or retired member of the military for their Military Days on May 27 - 28.

Cincinnati Zoo

Military personnel, including active military, retired military, National Guard, veterans with honorable or medical discharge and Reserve Officers’ Training Corps with government issued ID, 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, activated or drilling reservists, National Guard personnel, and up to three direct dependents. Keep in mind that active-duty, activated or drilling reservists, and National Guard personnel must select one complimentary day per year.


Dell offers an additional 10% off for members of the military and veterans. Claim your coupon by June 15.

Dorney Park

Dorney Park in Pennsylvania offers free regular admission to any active or retired military personnel May 26 through 28. Military members can also purchase discount admission tickets for members of their immediate family (maximum of six). 

Dutch Wonderland

Active and retired military personnel receive free admission on May 28. Complimentary admission is available at the gate only. Active and retired military personnel may purchase tickets for the other members in their party at their summer military rate of up to $11.00 off regular-priced One-Day Royalty, Senior, and Senior Plus admission.

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill is honoring active military and veterans by treating them to a free lunch or dinner entree with the purchase of an entree on Memorial Day, May 28.

Fogo de Chao

Fogo de Chao is offering 50% off a meal for any veteran or active duty personnel on Memorial Day, May 28. Up to three guests per military veteran/personnel will receive 10% off their meals.

Food Lion

Food Lion offers active or former U.S. military personnel an extra 10% off your entire grocery bill on May 28.


Military families get a 40% discount on one-day admission tickets and free parking during Military Appreciation Weekend, May 18 - 20.

Hickory Tavern

Hickory Tavern is offering all veterans and troops a 20% discount off its entire food menu, all day on May 28.

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 28, current and former U.S. military members get a free entrée from the Hooters Memorial Day Menu at participating Hooters locations.

Kings Dominion

Members of the military and veterans get free admission and discount tickets for their families May 26 - 28.

Kings Island

Kings Island is offering military personnel free admission May 25 through May 28. Qualifying military personnel can also purchase discount tickets at a special price of $34 per ticket for up to six family members at the park.

Logan's Roadhouse

Logan's Roadhouse will offer a free meal from their American Roadhouse Meals menu to service members on May 28 from 3 – 6 p.m.

McCormick & Schmick's

McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurants are offering a complimentary entrée on May 28 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 27 and 28. 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 14. (Dates vary by service branch.)

Mystic Aquarium

Veterans and active duty members who visit Mystic Aquarium May 26 to May 28 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

On Monday, May 28, veterans and active military can purchase any meal and enjoy a free entrée from the 9 Real Size Entrées for $9.99 Menu.

Outback Steakhouse

Outback is offering a 20% off Heroes Discount from May 24 through May 28.

Pancho's Mexican Restaurant

Veterans and active duty service members will receive a 20% discount on Tuesday, May 1, and a 10% discount throughout the month of May.

Silverwood Theme Park

Military personnel and veterans get free admission May 26, 27, and 28. Immediate family members also receive a discounted rate when purchasing tickets at Silverwood's front gate.

Sleep Number

From May 10 to June 3, 2018, Sleep Number is offering an exclusive military offer of $100 off your purchase on top of any sale pricing.

Sweet Frog

All active duty and retired military receive a 20% discount every Monday in May.

Texas de Brazil

Texas de Brazil offers 50% off for veterans and active duty military and 20% off for up to an additional 7 guests for lunch or dinner on Memorial Day, May 28.


Active duty and veterans will receive a free regular admission ticket into Valleyfair May 25-28. They can also purchase discount admission tickets for members of their immediate family.

Virginia Aquarium

On Sundays and Mondays in May, anyone who shows a valid military ID will receive 50% off the purchase of an Aquarium admission.

Worlds of Fun

Active duty, retired military, veterans and National Guard and Reserve receive complimentary admission to Worlds of Fun on May 28. Military personnel can also purchase up to six discounted tickets for their immediate family.


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