First and foremost, I want to thank our servicemen and women for putting on that uniform and defending our country! Freedom is most certainly not free. Before we dive into all of these wonderful Memorial Day freebies, discounts, and deals, take a minute to read my post ‘The True Meaning of Memorial Day” Then, come back here to see what you can save on!
General Motors/Chevy Military Discount – Are you looking to purchase a new car? Head to your local GM Dealership and ask about the Military Personnel Discount on makes from Cadillac, Buick, Chevrolet and GMC. #chevysalutes
Forever 21 – Memorial Day Military 15% OFF Discount (with valid military id)
24 Hour Fitness – work out for free on Memorial Day. You also receive a 10% membership discount.
Baja Fresh – show your Military ID and receive 25% off your purchase. This deal is available May 20-26, 2014.
Blue Star Museum – Active Duty military and their families receive free admission to the Strawberry Banke Museum (Portsmouth, NH) and several other Blue Star Museum. Find out if there are any participating museums in your neck of the woods.
Boston Market – All active duty and veterans receive a 10% discount during the entire month of May! Plus, everyone can print this Boston Market coupon to receive 50% any family meal purchase. Monday, May 26 only!
California’s Great America Free Admission – On Memorial Day Weekend, May 24 -26, active or retired U.S. service men and women, including veterans, with a valid military I.D. will receive free admission. They can also purchase for up to six (6) family members tickets for just $19.99.
On Saturday Boomerang Bay opens, Sunday there will be a fireworks extravaganza and on Monday there will be color guard presentation and an all-you-can-eat BBQ ($14.99).
Cincinnati Reds Tickets – The Convergys Tickets for Troop program offers active military free Reds tickets and half price tickets to their spouse.
Home Depot - 10% discount for Veterans (a 10% discount is offered all year to Active Duty and immediate family members as well)
Lowes – 10% discount for Veterans (a 10% discount is offered all year to Active Duty and immediate family members as well)
Hooters – Show your military id to receive 10 FREE Chicken Wings when you purchase a drink on Memorial Day, May 26. This offer is available for active duty, veterans and their spouses!
King’s Island (Cincinnati, OH) – All members of the military — active and retired — will receive free admission to Kings Island Memorial Day Weekend May 23-26 and during the Fourth of July holiday July 3-6.
Knott’s Berry Farm – Knott’s Berry Farm salutes your service with free admission to Knott’s Berry Farm and Knott’s Soak City May 24 – 26, 2014. Just show your valid Military I.D. at the ticket booth to get your free admission ticket. Additional discounted tickets can also be purchased at the ticket booth or at your Military ticket office. Free ticket offer good for one ticket per valid Military I.D.
Legoland CA – Active military, National Guard and reservists are eligible to get discounts (including a second day free) to the LEGOLAND Legends of Chima Water Park. LEGOLAND for Memorial Day weekend, May 24, 25 and 26.
SeaWorld - Military personnel can sign-up for the SeaWorld Waves of Honor program which will get then a free one-day admission (plus three children) to any SeaWorld affiliated park.
Shoney’s – Receive a FREE All American burger on Memorial Day, May 26.
A Story Before Bed (free, recorded readings for deployed parents and children)
Our Military Kids – grants for sports, fine arts, camps, and tutoring programs
VetTix.org – FREE tickets to sports events, concerts & more
Birdies for the Brave – FREE PGA Tour or Champions Tour Admission
Here’s to the Heroes (Hero Salute) – Free one time admission at either SeaWorld®, Busch Gardens®, Adventure Island®, Water Country USA®, or Sesame Place® for military personnel and as many as three direct dependents
National Parks – Free admission (this is actually offered all year long)
GreenCare for Troops – families of those deployed can sign up to have their lawn taken care of for free
For the kiddos (and great for teachers)!
- Free Memorial Day clip art
- Flag and stars coloring page
- Memorial Day coloring page
- American Flag coloring page
- Memorial Day American flag and balloons coloring page
- Memorial Day American flag ribbon
- Free printable American flag for Memorial Day
Special thanks to The Frugal Find for some of these deals