Veterans Day discounts and freebies around the Portland-area
Each Veterans Day we honor the military members, past and present, that have served in the armed forces.
As a thank you to those who've served our country, there are several restaurants and businesses offering free tokens of appreciation on Veterans Day.
The Oregon Zoo has free admission for veterans and their families on Saturday and Sunday from 9:30 am - 4:30 pm.
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum is offering free admission for the veteran and a guest on Friday, Nov. 10, and Saturday, Nov. 11.
Day-use recreation fees for federal recreation areas will be waived for veterans in Oregon and Washington on Saturday-Sunday, Nov. 11-12.
National Parks is giving all visitors free admission in honor of Veterans Day weekend on Saturday and Sunday.
The Oregon Coast Aquarium will honor veterans and active duty military personnel with free admission on Veterans Day. Admission is normally $22.95.
Washington State Parks is giving all visitors free admission in honor of Veterans Day weekend on Saturday and Sunday. A Discover Pass is not required to visit a state park for day use.
Wordstock, Portland's annual literature festival, will give free admission on Nov. 11 to all veterans and active-duty military personnel free in honor of Veterans Day weekend.
Applebee’s is giving veterans and active duty military receive a free meal from a limited menu, on November 11.
BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse is giving all service members a complimentary entree up to $12.95 by presenting a military ID or proof of service on November 10 and 11.
Buffalo Wild Wings is giving veterans and active duty military personnel one small order of wings and a side of fries for free on November 11.
California Pizza Kitchen is giving veterans and active militarya free entrée from a special menu on November 11.
Chuck E. Cheese's is giving military veterans one free personal 1-topping pizza on November 11.
Denny’s is giving active, inactive and retired military personnel a free Build Your Own Grand Slam on November 10, from 5 a.m. to noon
Famous Dave’s is giving former and current military personnel a free Two Meat Salute on November 11.
Hooters is giving veterans and active duty military a free meal from a select menu at participating locations on November 11.
IHOP is giving veterans and active duty military free Red, White and Blue pancakes on November 10 at participating restaurants.
IKEA is giving veterans a free entrée on November 11.
Joe's Crab Shack is offering veterans a free appetizer at participating locations on November 11.
Krispy Kreme is offering veterans and active duty military a free doughnut and small coffee on November 11 at participating locations.
Little Caesars is giving veterans and active military members a free $5 Lunch Combo from 11 am to 2 pm on November 11.
McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants is giving veterans and Gold Star honorees (parents and spouse) a free entrée from a special menu on November 5.
Olive Garden is offering active duty military and veterans a free meal on November 11.
Outback Steakhouse is giving all active and retired service members a free Bloomin' Onion and a beverage on November 11. Additionally, November 12 through November 16, military members will receive 20% off their check and, beginning November 17, military will receive 10% off their check.
Red Lobster is giving veterans, active duty military and reservists a free appetizer or dessert from a limited menu on November 11.
Red Robin is giving veterans and active duty military a free Red’s Tavern Double Burger with Bottomless Steak Fries on November 11.
Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery is offering veterans a free entrée at any location on November 11
Ruby Tuesday is offering veterans, active duty and reserve service members a free appetizer on November 11.
Shari's Cafe and Pies is giving current and former military a free pancake breakfast all day on November 11.
Sizzler is offering active duty military and veterans a free lunch from a limited menu on November 11 until 4 p.m.
Starbucks is giving veterans, active duty service members and spouses a free tall coffee on November 11 at participating locations.
Yard House is giving veterans and active duty military a complimentary appetizer on November 11.
Bed Bath and Beyond is giving veterans, active duty, Reserves, Guard and spouses 25% off their entire purchase November 9 through 12.
Firestone Complete Auto Care is offering veterans and active duty personnel an additional 15% off the lowest advertised price of any automotive service between November 10 through 13.
Great Clips is giving customers who come in for a service on November 11 a free haircut card to give to their favorite veteran. Veterans can also receive a free haircut or get the free haircut card. Haircuts are redeemable until Dec. 31.
Home Depot is offering a 10% discount to all veterans on November 11. Home Depot offers the 10% discount year round to for active duty and retirees
Meineke is offering all veterans a free Basic Oil Change at participating locations on November 11.
Sleep Number is giving active and veteran military members exclusive discounts on Sleep Number products. Save up to $700 on select Sleep Number mattresses through November 19.
Sport Clips is offering veterans and active duty service members free haircuts on November 11 at participating locations.
Target is giving active duty military, veterans, and their spouses and/or dependent children a 10% discount on their purchases – in-store and online at Target.com – from November 7-11.
Toys"R"Us and Babies"R"Us is giving customers with a valid military ID 15% off in-store purchases from November 4 through 11.
Walgreens is offering veterans and military personnel, as well as their family members, a 20% discount on November 11, if they bring their Wellness Balance card.
Menchie's Frozen Yogurt is offering a free six-ounce frozen yogurt all day on Saturday, Nov. 11.
Village Inn is giving free Inn-Credible V.I.B. breakfasts on Saturday, Nov. 11.
Chevys Fresh Mex is offering free Fresh Mex 3-Item combo from 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11.
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store is giving free Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake dessert on Saturday, Nov. 11.