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Military Appreciation Month deals and discounts

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Editor’s note: American Legion members and Sons of The American Legion members receive special discounts through their membership. Learn more about the deals offered at our special discounts page.

Here are some discounts for veterans and servicemembers for restaurants, retail and recreational opportunities during Memorial Day weekend. While these have been verified, check your local franchise to be sure that they are honoring the discounts and for more information.


Famous Dave’s Memorial Day Food Deal

This Memorial Day weekend, Famous Dave’s offers the Freedom Feast for only $55 and serves 4-5 people. There is also a double Freedom Feast that serves 8-10 people for $99.

The meal includes a whole BBQ Chicken, 1lb Texas beef brisket, 1lb Georgia chopped pork, 1 pint Dave’s cheesy mac and cheese, 1-pint creamy coleslaw, 5 cornbread muffins.

Fogo de Chao Memorial Day Food Deal

Veterans and active-duty military get 50% off all Fogo de Chao meals and 10% off the meals of up to three guests.

The Fresh Market Memorial Day Food Deal

The Fresh Market offers a Memorial Day Meal for $99.99 that serves 6-8 people with four 10 oz NY strip steaks, 4 boneless chicken breasts, 12 oz of The Fresh Market Anything Goes Sauce, a 28 oz vegetable grilling kit, 2 lbs Mediterranean pasta salad, 18 oz ultimate mixed berry cup, and a 16 oz patriotic cookie platter.

goPuff Memorial Day Food Deal

This Memorial Day weekend, get great deals on food, water, and alcohol delivered to your door within 30 minutes through goPuff.

Some of the deals we found include: 2 Pepsi 2-Liters for only $6, 2 Ice-cream items for only $7, $1 off Quick-Meals, and $0.20 off Stouffer’s products. All orders have a $1.95 delivery fee. 

Home Chef Memorial Day Food Deal

Not wanting to go out? Military personnel get their first meal kit delivered from Home Chef for 50% off — and then 10% off every meal kit afterward.

Hooters Memorial Day Food Deal

On Monday, May 31, Hooters is giving 20% off takeout orders. In the past they’ve also given active duty and veterans a free meal when dining in.

I Heart Mac & Cheese Memorial Day Food Deal

Order any catering tray on Monday, May 31, and you get to pick 12 free Mac Bites or two free Cups of Cookies added to your order, for free.

You’ll want to check with your local I Heart Mac & Cheese location to make sure this is happening at yours.

Jimmy John’s Memorial Day Food Deal

Jimmy John’s guests can get $5 off their order of $20 or more with the promo code 5OFF20 from May 31 to June 13. Promo code valid only online or on the app (iOS / Android). 

Joe’s Crab Shack Memorial Day Food Deal

On May 31, veterans and active-duty military get 15% off any meal when dining in store at Joe’s Crab Shack.

Johnny Rockets Memorial Day Food Deal

Servicemembers who show up to a Johnny Rockets in uniform get 50% off their entire order on Memorial Day.

Kona Grill Memorial Day Food Deal

Veterans and active-duty military get 20% off in-store dining at Kona Grill.

Krispy Kreme Memorial Day Food Deal

This Memorial Day weekend, May 29 to May 31, get a Double Dozen for only $13 at Krispy Kreme (reg. $28).

Logan’s Roadhouse Memorial Day Food Deal

From 3-6 p.m. May 31, Logan’s Roadhouse offers military veterans a free meal from their special menu on Memorial Day (with ID). Everyone else can pay the reduced price of $8.99.

Marie Callender’s Memorial Day Food Deal

On Memorial day (and every Monday throughout the year), veterans, active-duty military, and their families can get a free slice of pie with purchase of an entree at Marie Callender’s.

Miller’s Ale House Memorial Day Food Deal

Veterans and active-duty military with IDs get half off the price of an entree at Miller’s Ale House on Memorial Day.

Mission BBQ

Veterans and active-duty military get a free sandwich the week of May 16. (Dates vary by service branch.)

Red Lobster 

Military Monday (

Red Lobster hosts Military Mondays, which gives all active-duty military personnel 10% off their meal.


FAQs – Shoney’s (

Shoney’s discounts their meals 15% for all members of the military and first responders.


Academy Sports + Outdoors

Current and former military members get 10% off their entire purchase both in-store and online May 1 through July 4.

Sleep Number

Sleep Number is offering 20% off all Sleep Number 360® smart beds, all bases, and most bedding purchases through June 6, 2022. This offer is valid in store, online, Customer Sales Center or via Live Chat. 

Brakes To Go

Brakes To Go is offering a 10% discount off brake services for the entire month of May for those who are currently serving in the military, or who have previously served. Book an appointment and show a valid verification of your military service: military ID card, VA benefits card or a veterans ID card.


A 10% discount for all military members and families. 

Midas Total Care Care

Midas is offering a 10% military discount the entire month of May on most vehicles. Not valid with other offers. Stop by your local Midas Total Car Care in person or make an appointment online.

Navy Federal Credit Union

Navy Federal Credit Union is celebrating Military Appreciation Month with special offers for its members. Open a Navy Federal cashRewards credit card and get $200 cash back when you spend $2,000 within 90 days of account opening, refinance your current auto loan from another lender and get a $200 bonus, or open a new EasyStart or Special EasyStart Certificate and get a $30 bonus after you make three automatic transfers.


QALO is offering a free ring from its U.S. Military Collection throughout May.

Rack Room Shoes

Rack Room Shoes offers a 20% discount off your entire purchase in stores on Memorial Day to anyone with a military ID.


Walgreens offers veterans, servicemembers and their families 20% off eligible regular price items with myWalgreens in store only May 27 through 30.


Blue Star Museums

Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel, including the National Guard and reserves, and their families. The 2022 Blue Star Museums program begins on Armed Forces Day (May 21) and ends on Labor Day (Sept. 5). 

In honor of Military Appreciation Month, we proudly salute our military and their families with savings of 10% off PCs and electronics.

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.

Colonial Williamsburg

Active-duty military, reservists, National Guard personnel, retired military and veterans receive complimentary admission once annually for themselves and up to three direct dependents on either Memorial Day weekend or Veterans Day weekend. 

Indianapolis Zoo

Current and former members of the military are admitted free on Memorial Day.

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester

During the month of May, active-duty military, reservists and veterans get free entry plus 50% off for their friends and family (up to four guests). This offer is valid online or at admissions. Please note, the discount is available at this location only.

Magic Springs Theme and Water Park

Magic Springs is saluting members of the military with free admission May 28 through June 12. Bring your military ID to any ticket window. Family members receive $36.99 admission when accompanied by a military member.


Former military personnel may enjoy 50% Off SeaWorld Orlando Single-Day Tickets (limit of six), All-Day Dining Deals (4 for $150) and a SeaWorld $20 T-Shirt (up to 33% off) to be purchased online during those dates.

Silverwood Theme Park

Military personnel and veterans with ID receive free admission to Silverwood Theme Park on May 28, 29 and 30, 2022. Their immediate family members (spouse and children) also receive a special discounted rate when purchasing tickets at Silverwood’s front gate.

Splashway Waterpark and Campground

Active military, veterans, and their immediate family members (spouse and children) can purchase discounted tickets or Season Passes at the gate with their valid ID on Memorial Day.

Sun Splash Family Waterpark

On Memorial Day, May 30, active and retired military members with ID receive one free admission ticket.


UFC GYM is offering a complimentary 30-day training period to active duty and retired military personnel. Servicemembers may redeem the offer at select UFC GYM® and UFC FIT® locations through May 31. The complimentary training month is available to new members with a valid military ID. Classes and amenities may vary by location, so inquire at the location for details.



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