November 10th, 2013 by RichmondBargains

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There are many national Veteran’s Day freebies for members of the militarya list here (Starbucks, Applebee’s, etc.). Some other freebies to honor those who have served:

Flagstop – Free exterior washes to veterans and active military

Menchie’s – Free yogurt up to 6oz for veterans and active duty military with ID (Shops at Westgate)

Sugar Shack Donuts – Free donut today with proof of military ID or picture in uniform.

Cafe Caturra – We would like to honor our Veterans and current service men and women by offering a FREE entree to military personnel tomorrow, November 11.

Chick-fil-A Parham Road – Thank you to every man and woman that has put their life on the line for our freedom! Please come in for a free entree of your choice so we can show our appreciation!

Chick-fil-A Short Pump – Free Chicken Sandwich to honor our Veterans on Monday, November 11, 2013 from 10:30am-10pm. Please show Military ID when placing your order.

Chick-fil-A Chesterfield Towne Center – With humility and gratitude we are offering all Veterans a FREE Chick-fil-A Chicken Sandwich when they mention this offer. Thank you for your service!

Dairy Queen Tuckahoe Village – Happy Veteran’s Day!! Thank you for your service. Come by today to receive a FREE SMALL CONE OR CUP if you have served or are currently serving in any branch of the military.

Lift Coffee Shop & Cafe – The coffee is on us today Veterans…Thanks for your service!

Colonial Williamsburg – Active duty military, reservists, retirees, veterans, and their dependents receive free Colonial Williamsburg admission for the entire Veterans Day weekend—November 8–11, 2013.

(Discount) Wine Loft RVA – The Wine Loft would like to salute all of our Veterans, not just today, but everyday. A group of people who are and have been willing to pay the ultimate sacrifice for our Country, and for you. Today we raise a glass in your honor. Come in today and receive half off your bill as a sign of appreciation!

Thank you!

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November 4th, 2013 by RichmondBargains

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National ParksNo entrance fees Saturday, November 9 through Monday, November 11. Fee waiver includes: entrance fees, commercial tour fees, and transportation entrance fees. Other fees such as reservation, camping, tours, concession and fees collected by third parties are not included unless stated otherwise.

Virginia State ParksNo parking fees Monday, November 11. Parking fees will be waived at Virginia State Parks for everyone on Nov. 11 as a salute to Veterans. Many parks will still be featuring fall colors in mid-November and the weather is great for hiking and enjoying nature. All parks will feature special programming in honor of Veterans Day between Nov. 9 and 11. For a list of programs and when they will be offered, click here

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November 11th, 2012 by RichmondBargains

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I already linked up to some national deals for Veterans Day and swore I wasn’t starting a list. So here’s my un-list of some local specials…

Flagstop Car Wash – Veterans and Active Military can Enjoy a FREE CAR WASH on Sunday, November 11 Also, everyone else can save $4 on any car wash with coupon code 63872. The express wash is only $5, which *should* make it $1 after coupon!

Update: Car Pool Car Wash also offering a free wash to veterans on Sunday!

Chick-fil-A at Short Pump Crossing – To honor our Veterans, this Monday, 11/12/12 Chick-fil-A @ Short Pump Crossing is showing their support by offering a free chicken sandwich combo meal to all active & retired military veterans from 8am-8pm. Please show ID to redeem. We are offering the Chicken biscuit meal if you visit between 8-10:30am during our breakfast hours.

Daylight Donuts Richmond – As a small gesture of thanks to our Veterans and our active duty military, please stop by any time on Veterans Day for a FREE Donut and a FREE cup of coffee

Update: Chick-fil-A Chesterfield Towne Center – Happy Veterans Day! Tomorrow, Monday the 12th, we will be offering a Free Chick-fil-A Sandwich to all Military Veterans & Active Personnel. No purchase necessary, we’re able to be open for business because of your sacrifices.

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November 5th, 2012 by RichmondBargains

National Parks will waive entrance fees this Friday through Sunday, November 10-12, 2012, in honor of Veterans Day.

    Virginia parks included:
    Appomattox Court House National Historical Park
    Assateague Island National Seashore
    Colonial National Historical Park
    George Washington Memorial Parkway’s Great Falls Park
    Manassas National Battlefield Park
    Petersburg National Battlefield
    Prince William Forest Park
    Shenandoah National Park

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November 10th, 2011 by RichmondBargains

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(Photo: Hungry Mother State Park on Virginia State Parks Facebook page)

The final Fee Free Days at national parks in 2011 are this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Fees will be waived at the following national parks located in Virginia:

    Appomattox Court House National Historical Park
    Assateague Island National Seashore
    Colonial National Historical Park
    George Washington Memorial Parkway’s Great Falls Park
    Manassas National Battlefield Park
    Petersburg National Battlefield
    Prince William Forest Park
    Shenandoah National Park

Virginia State Parks will also offer free admission on Friday, November 11 (Veterans Day), which includes Chesterfield’s Pocahontas State Park.

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November 8th, 2011 by RichmondBargains

Veterans eat for free this Friday, November 11, as many restaurants honor their service with special Veterans Day offers.

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Applebee’sChoice of free signature entree for veterans and active duty military. Offer is valid for dine-in only. Traditional sides are included with the free entrees.

Outback SteakhouseFree Bloomin’ Onion and Coca-Cola beverage for military personnel, valid November 7th through 11th

Chili’sFree entree from 11am to 5pm Friday. Choose from a menu of 6 options or any lunch entree.

T.G.I. Friday’sBuy one entree, get one free for veterans or active duty on Friday

Famous Dave’s FREE Two Meat Salute on November 11. Choose two different meats served with corn bread muffin, corn-on-the-cob and your choice of one side.

Chick-fil-A Short Pump CrossingFree Chick-fil-A Chicken sandwich meal for veterans with ID from 11am to 8pm on Friday. Ask for the Veteran’s Day Special.

Update: Olive GardenFree entree from selected menu for veterans on Friday

Update: Chick-fil-A Westchester CommonsFree entree for active duty/veterans on Friday

Update: Chick-fil-A Parham RoadFree Chick-fil-A chicken sandwich with military ID on Friday

Update: Lift Coffee ShopFree cup of coffee to veterans

Update: Chick-fil-A Chesterfield Towne CenterFree chicken sandwich for current and former members of the military

Update: Chick-fil-A Hull StreetFree small peppermint milkshake coupon with any purchase

Golden Corral – Military Appreciation Monday November 14: Free dinner from 5-9pm (Note: NOT Friday)

Other businesses that offered military freebies last year included Moe’s of Glen Allen, Frostings, and Chick-fil-A Tuckernuck Plaza; I’ll update the list with details if I hear about them this year

Identification requirements vary – follow the links for more details. For more deals for vets, check out this thread on Slickdeals and The Military Wallet

Colonial Williamsburg extends a free admission offer to members of the military this weekend, November 11-13, with “Honoring Service to America” tickets.

From Friday through Sunday of Veterans Day weekend, Colonial Williamsburg offers free weekend-long admission tickets to active-duty military, reservists, retirees, veterans, and their immediate dependants.

The “Honoring Service to America” ticket provides admission to Colonial Williamsburg exhibition sites, art museums, and most daytime programs. It also includes free parking at the Colonial Williamsburg Regional Visitor Center, access to the short movie Williamsburg—The Story of a Patriot, and complimentary use of Colonial Williamsburg shuttle buses.

Thank you to my father-in-law, numerous friends, and everyone who has served or is serving to protect our country!

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November 8th, 2010 by Alison

Restaurants nationwide are honoring members of the military with free food this Thursday, November 11. (I.D. requirements vary – check the links for details)

Applebee’sChoice of free entree from menu of 7 choices for veteran’s and active duty military

Outback SteakhouseFree Bloomin’ Onion and non-alcoholic beverage for military personnel

Chili’sFree entree from a menu of 6 options

Uno’sFree entree free entrée or individual pizza with an entrée or pizza purchase of equal or greater value

T.G.I. Friday’sBuy one entree, get one free for veterans or active duty (Might be Thursday through Sunday)

Chick-fil-A on Parham RdFree Chick-fil-A Sandwich to all active & reserve military personnel in uniform or veterans w/ ID on Thursday

Moe’s of Glen AllenFree entree for veterans with ID (10839 Broad St)

The Boathouse – All Veteran’s that dine with us tonight, at either location, please present your military ID after you pay and you will be given a $25 gift card good on your next visit as our thank-you from The Boathouse

FrostingsFree cupcake for veterans

golden corral

Golden Corral – Military Appreciation Monday November 15: Free dinner from 5-9pm (Note: NOT Thursday)

(Not verified online – call to check!) Krispy Kreme – Free doughnut for all active duty military and veterans

Other discounts:

Famous Dave’s 10% off guest check for parties with a veteran or active military personnel

Dollar General10% total purchase discount for active duty, veterans, reservists, and their immediate families (via Young and Frugal in Virginia)

Some deals found through Slickdeals

Thank you to my father-in-law, numerous friends, and everyone who has served or is serving to protect our country!

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