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.

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. The 2019 Blue Star Museums program will begin on Saturday, May 18, 2019, Armed Forces Day, and end on Monday, September 2, 2019, Labor Day.

California's Great America

Active or retired military members receive free admission on May 25­ through May 27. Additionally, military members can purchase up to six tickets for family and friends for just $24 each.

Carowinds

On May 26 and May 27, Carowinds will waive the regular admission fee for active military, retired military, National Guard, veterans with honorable or medical discharge and Reserve Officers’ Training Corps. Up to 6 immediate family members of military personnel can purchase tickets for only $39.99.

Cincinnati Zoo

All members of the military will receive free admission on Memorial Day.  The offer also allows military personnel to purchase up to six half-price admission tickets for members of their immediate family. Military personnel who qualify for the free admission ticket and discount offer for family members include active military, retired military, National Guard, veterans with honorable or medical discharge and Reserve Officers’ Training Corps with government issued ID.

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.

Dorney Park

On May 25 through 27, Dorney Park will waive the regular admission fee for active military, retired military, National Guard, veterans with honorable or medical discharge and Reserve Officers’ Training Corps. Up to 6 immediate family members of military personnel can purchase tickets for only $29.99. 

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.)

Kings Dominion

Active and retired military will receive free park admission on May 25 through 27. Their family members can purchase tickets online for $39.99. 

Kings Island

Kings Island is offering military personnel free admission May 24 through May 27. Qualifying military personnel can also purchase discount tickets at a special price of $35 per ticket for up to six family members at the park.

Michigan's Adventure

On May 26 and 27, Michigan's Adventure will waive the regular admission fee for active and retired members of the Armed Forces, National Guard and Reserve. Military personnel can purchase up to six discounted tickets for immediate family members for $27 each.

Rack Room Shoes

Rack Room Shoes offers a 10% discount off your entire purchase in stores on Memorial Day to anyone with a military ID.

Silverwood Theme Park

Military personnel and veterans receive free admission on May 25, 26 and 27. Their immediate family members (spouse and children) also receive a special discounted rate ($24.00 plus tax, ages 8-64, $19.00 plus tax, ages 3-7 and 65+, a savings of up to $14.00).

Twin Peaks

Twin Peaks is offering a free meal from a select menu on May 27 for active duty military and veterans.

Valleyfair

On May 24 through 27, Valleyfair will waive the regular admission fee for active military, retired military, National Guard, veterans with honorable or medical discharge and Reserve Officers' Training Corps. Up to six immediate family members of military personnel can purchase tickets for $37.

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 military and veterans receive complimentary admission to Worlds of Fun on May 18 (Armed Forces Day) and May 27 (Memorial Day). Military personnel can also purchase up to six discounted tickets for their immediate family.

Keep up with all military discounts

Whether you're an active duty service member, a military family member, or a veteran, stay on top of all the military discounts you're eligible for, from travel accommodations to auto and entertainment deals. Sign up for a free Military.com membership to get full access to all discounts.

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