Veterans Day Deals 2013

This Veterans Day patriotic businesses across the country are honoring our veterans with discounts.

The list below only includes businesses that contacted the VFW directly regarding their Veterans Day discount. 


This Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11, Applebee’s restaurants will once again offer a FREE meal to veterans and active military to say Thank You to the neighborhood’s real heroes. Here are the details: 

  • All U.S. veterans and active-duty personnel with proof of current or former military service will be treated to a free meal from the Veterans Day menu at all Applebee’s in their respective neighborhoods on Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. 
  • The Veterans Day menu includes seven delicious dishes to choose from: Fiesta Lime Chicken, Three-Cheese Chicken & Sundried Tomato Penne, Double Crunch Shrimp, 7 oz. House Sirloin, Chicken Tenders Platter, Bacon Cheddar Cheeseburger and the Oriental Chicken Salad. 
  • Proof of service includes the following: U.S. Uniform Services Identification Card, U.S. Uniform Services Retired Identification Card, Current Leave and Earnings Statement, Veterans Organization Card, photograph in uniform or wearing uniform, DD214, Citation or Commendation. 

In addition to offering free meals on Monday, Nov. 11, the online Thank You Movement continues this year to ensure our heroes receive Thank You messages beyond Veterans Day. Applebee’s is encouraging guests to leave a message for our veterans and active military at Thank Yous can also be delivered on Facebook and Twitter by using the #thankyoumovement hashtag, and through YouTube. Veterans and active-duty troops can go online anytime to see and hear the heartfelt thanks of the people they serve. Initiated in 2011, the Thank You Movement has generated more than 4.5 million Thank You messages to date and is the largest ongoing military Thank You initiative in the nation. 


Bed, Bath & Beyond
buybuy BABY
Harmon Face Values
Christmas Tree Shops and That!
Cost Plus World Market

In honor of Veterans Day, Bed, Bath & Beyond is hosting a U.S. Armed Forces Appreciation Weekend, Nov. 9-11.  

Get 20% your entire purchase, in-store only at Bed Bath & Beyond, buybuy BABY, Harmon, Harmon Face Values, Christmas Tree Shops and That!, and Cost Plus World Market locations in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. 

 Military ID is required at time of purchase. Valid forms of ID include:  

      • U.S. Military Services Privilege & Identification card  (Active Duty, Dependents, Retiree, Guard/Reserve) 
      • VFW Membership Card 
      • DD 214 
      • Veterans Advantage Membership Card 
      • Veterans Administration Identification Card 
      • American Legion Membership Card 

Exclusions Apply:

Bed Bath & Beyond/ buybuyBaby /Harmon:  Valid for in-store use only.  Copies not accepted. Cannot be combined with any other discount,  Limit one coupon, Savings Certificate, special offer or discount (including price match) per item.  Coupon must be surrendered at time of purchase; any return of purchase will reduce your savings proportionally.  The discount cannot be applied to gift cards, shipping, or sales tax.    Offer excludes the following: Alessi, Arthur Court, Breville®, Britto™ Collection, Brookstone®, DKNY, The Elf on the Shelf®, kate spade, Kenneth Cole Reaction Home, KitchenAid® PROLINE, Kosta Boda, Le Creuset®, Lladró®, Miele, Monique Lhuillier,  Nambe®, Nautica®,  Nespresso, Orrefors, Riedel,  Shun, Swarovski, T-Tech, Vera Wang®, Victorinox Luggage, Vitamix, Waterford®, Wusthof®,  or Zwilling;  Baby Brezza®, Baby Jogger™, Babymel™, BÉABA®, Bugaboo, Bumbleride™, Clek, Destination Maternity®, The Elf on the Shelf®, Ergobaby™, Foundations®,  Maxi-Cosi®, Mountain Buggy, Oeuf, Orbit Baby™, Peg Pérego®, Petunia Pickle Bottom®, Phil & Teds®, Quinny®, Romero Britto™,  Stokke®, storksak®, Svan®, Under Armour®, UPPAbaby®, disposable diapers, wipes, formula, baby food or portrait studio services.Valid for 10% off Dutailier® products

Christmas Tree Shops and That!: Cannot be combined with Friends & Family discount.

Cost Plus World Market:  Must present valid US Military ID at time of purchase. Discount valid on current selling price. No discount on alcoholic beverages, gift cards and eGift Cards. Cannot be combined with the following discounts: World Market Credit Card discount, Decorators discount, World Market Explorer 10% enrollment discount, employee discount. No adjustments to prior purchases. No cash value or rain checks issued. Returns must be accompanied with original receipt. Returns will be credited as purchase price less the discount, and you will forfeit the discount. Valid at Cost Plus World Market stores. Not valid online. 


Cheeseburger In Paradise

Cheeseburger in Paradise will mark Veterans Day on Monday, Nov. 11 by extending a complimentary All-American Burger with fries to active and retired military personnel in appreciation of their courage and commitment to the well-being of the country. To take advantage of this offer, guests must dine in, purchase a beverage and present any of the following when ordering:  

•U.S. Uniform Services Identification Card 
•U.S. Uniform Services Retired Identification Card  
•Current Leave and Earnings Statement  
•Veterans Organization Card 

To find the Cheeseburger in Paradise Location nearest you please visit:


The National Park Service

The National Park Service will honor all military veterans with special events and free entrance to all 401 national parks for everyone during the Veterans Day weekend, November 9 through 11.

Hallowed places such as Saratoga, Fort McHenry, Vicksburg and the USS Arizona Memorial are among the 94 National Park Service battlefields, military parks, national cemeteries and military-related historic sites that commemorate the service and sacrifice of veterans throughout our country’s history. Additional national parks preserve American icons like the Statue of Liberty, Mount Rushmore and the Liberty Bell which have inspired generations of troops.

A full list of all National Park Service events can be found at

The National Park Service also provides active duty members of the military and their dependents with an annual national park pass, an $80 value, at no charge. Permanently disabled veterans can receive a free lifetime pass to all parks. The passes provides entrance to all national parks, national wildlife refuges, national forests, and many other Federal lands – more than 2,000 in all. The passes can be acquired at any national park that charges an entrance fee. Information about all national park passes is available at  

Olive Garden

Olive Garden invites veterans to enjoy a free meal from a special menu on Veterans Day. Family members dining with us will get 10% off. Bring your VFW membership card or DD214 and find the Olive Garden in your neighborhood at

Plus, current service members and dependents can also receive 10% off throughout the month of November in honor of Military Family Appreciation Month.



Shoney’s is offering a free All-American Burger to veterans and active-duty military service members on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, at participating restaurants, while supplies last. There is a limit of one per day, per military service member, and the offer is not valid in conjunction with any other offers.  

Shoney’s military guests will need to provide proof of military service. Offer is valid for Dine-in only and beverage, tax and gratuity are not included. 


Sport Clips Haircuts 

Sport Clips locations across the nation are currently raising funds for its Help A Hero campaign, which supports the new VFW “Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship” program. 

 On Veterans Day, November 11, 2013, $1 from every haircut service will go to Help A Hero. In addition, many Sport Clips locations will offer free haircuts to active duty U.S. service members and veterans this Veterans Day, with valid proof of service. For more information, contact your local Sport Clips and visit