free stuff for vets
This weekend for Veterans Day 2012, vets and active military will be able to enjoy a large array of freebies including free food, accommodations, theme park admittance and more. Some places that aren’t giving items away are doing special discounts in honor of the holiday.
Many restaurants are participating in free entrees for the veterans. Most of the participants require a military ID and provide a free entree, but not a drink or gratuity. Applebees, Chilis, Denny’s, and Olive Garden are among the long list of restaurants participating in the promotion.
Accommodations for veterans entitling them to one free room for the night are being provided by Bed and Breakfast Inns, which has over 600 locations to choose from. Other inns are offering discounts when showing an ID
Several free activities are available for the military on Veterans Day. The Brevard Zoo is offering free admission on Veterans Day. Universal Orlando is offering three-day park-to-park tickets for the weekend.
Applebee’s – free meal, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012: There will be 7 entrées to choose from, beverage and gratuity not included. Military ID or proof of service required
BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse- Veterans and those on active military duty will be able to get a free lunch entree or a one-topping mini or individual pizza.
California Pizza Kitchen, Nov. 11-12, 2012. Free meal and non-alcoholic beverage for veterans and active military with valid ID or proof of service.
Carrabba’s– FREE appetizer of choice on November 11-12, 2012 in celebration
of Veterans Day, no purchase necessary. Proof of service required.
Chili’s – Sunday, Nov. 11 2012. offer is available from 11am – 5pm on November 11, 2012 at participating Chili’s in the U.S. only. Dine-in from limited menu only; beverages and gratuity not included. Veterans and active duty military simply show proof of military service.
Denny’s Nov. 12 2012. Free all you can eat pancakes from 6 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 12 for all active, retirees, and veterans with a valid military ID or proof of military service. Offer available in every Denny’s nationwide.
Einstein Bagels Free Bagel- Receive a classic or signature bagel on Sunday November 11, 2012.
Golden Corral – Free meal, Monday Nov. 12: If you are a veteran, retired, currently serving, in the National Guard or Reserves, you are invited to participate in Golden Corral’s Military Appreciation Monday dinner. For more information visit http://www.goldencorral.com/military/.
Great American Cookies® is honoring the brave men and women serving our country this year with a free cookie giveaway. On Sunday, November 11, patrons, either in uniform, carrying their military ID or proof of service, who stop by a Great American Cookies location will receive a free regular cookie of their choice. greatamericancookies.com
Hooters – Free Meal, Sunday, Nov. 11 2012. Hooter’s is serving up a free meal to military veterans all day on Veterans Day. Offer good for all veterans and active duty military personnel. Get 10 Free Wings – Boneless or Regular, drink purchase required. Offer valid at participating Hooters only; open to all active duty and military veterans with valid military ID or proof of military service. For more information, visit, www.HootersVeteransDay.com.
Krispy Kreme – Free doughnut, Nov. 11, 2012. Available only at participating Krispy Kreme stores. Offer available to all active-duty, retirees & veterans. Be sure to call ahead to verify your local Krispy Kreme is participating.
Little Caesars® Pizza, Monday, Nov. 12, 2012. Free Crazy Bread® with proof of military status or proof of service at participating stores nationwide. Call ahead to verify participation.
LongHorn Steakhouse, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. Complimentary Texas Tonion and non-alcoholic beverage. Offer good for Veterans and active-duty military members. Proof of service required.
Marlow’s Tavern Veterans’ Day– Free Appetizer for Veterans and Active Military all day (with valid ID) Live music starts at 7 p.m.
O’Charley’s is offering veterans and active duty military personnel a complimentary meal on Monday, November 12 With their military I.D. or other proof of service, servicemen and women will receive their choices of meal from the O’Charley’s “$9.99er” menu. For more details on the O’Charley’s Veterans’ Day promotion, or to find an O’Charley’s location near you visit www.ocharleys.com or visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ocharleysfans.
Olive Garden, Free entrée, Nov. 11, 2012. Offer good for veterans and active duty military, on Sunday, November 11th during regular business hours. Chose from a special menu; all entrées inlcude freshly baked garlic sticks and choice of soup or salad. Offer good in US and Canada, proof of service required.
Outback Steakhouse – A week of Free Bloomin’ Onion Nov. 11-12, 2012. A free Bloomin’ Onion and a Coca-Cola product. This offer is available to Military Personnel with ID. Also receive 10% off your purchase from Nov. 13-Dec 31, 2012.
Red Lobster – Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. Free Appetizer on Veterans Day with military ID or proof of service. Vets may choose from a select list of appetizers.
Red Robin, Monday, Nov. 12, 2012. Free Red’s Tavern Double and Bottomless Steak Fries for all Red Robin guests with a military ID or proof of service.
Sizzler Restaurants, Nov. 12, 2012. Free lunch served until 4pm. Choice of 3 entrees. Valid with proof of military service.
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