2022 Military Appreciation Month Discounts

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Machinist's Mate 2nd Class Skyler Record (left), from Salt Lake City, greets his spouse with the traditional first kiss after returning from deployment on the USS Nimitz, Mar. 7, 2021. (Sarah Christoph/U.S. Navy)

While many merchants still report offering discounts during this ever-changing time of closures and alternate schedules some may not be available. Always check with the company for full details on their hours and offerings.

2022 Military Appreciation Month Discounts

Service members and families will be honored during Military Appreciation Month with a variety of discounts in 2022.  

Information on discounts will be added as it becomes available. Please check back frequently as the list is updated.

Below are examples of Military Appreciation Month discounts offered in 2021.

2021 Military Appreciation Month Discounts

Academy Sports + Outdoors

Current and former military members get 10% off their entire purchase both in-store and online May 2 through July 5.

Blue Star Museums

Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel, including the National Guard and Reserves, and their families. The 2021 Blue Star Museums program begins on Armed Forces Day (May 15) and ends on Labor Day (September 6). 

Cincinnati Zoo

All members of the military will receive free admission on Memorial Day. The offer also allows military personnel to purchase up to six half-price admission tickets for members of their immediate family.

Colonial Williamsburg

Active-duty military, Reservists, National Guard personnel, retired military and veterans receive complimentary admission once annually for themselves and up to three direct dependents on either Memorial Day weekend or Veterans Day weekend. 

Colonial Williamsburg has also joined Blue Star Museums so active-duty military personnel and up to five family members can get one single day museum ticket to the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg from May 15 through September 6.

Crayola Experience in Easton, PA

Active, retired and veteran military members receive free admission May 28 through 31. Immediate family receives 25% off admission.

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill is honoring active military and veterans by treating them to a free lunch or dinner entree with the purchase of an entree on May 24.

HealthSource Chiropractic

Many of the HealthSource Chiropractic clinics will be running a special new patient offer for active-duty military and veterans during the month of May.

Home Depot

All veterans are eligible for Home Depot's 10% military discount on Memorial Day with a DoD-issued ID, a DD214 or a Veterans Driver’s License. (This discount is good for veterans on July 4th and Veterans Day as well.)

Idlewild and SoakZone

Idlewild and SoakZone offers free admission to military personnel on May 29, 30 and 31. You may also purchase discounted military admission for family members online (when it becomes available mid-May).

Indianapolis Zoo

Current and former members of the military are admitted free on Memorial Day. Plus, all non-military family members receive a $2 discount on day-of, on-site ticket purchases.

Joe's Crab Shack

Joe's Crab Shack is offering service members and veterans a military discount of 15% off on May 31. Dine-in only.

LaMar's Donuts

Active-duty military and veterans get a free donut and coffee at participating locations on Memorial Day, May 31.

Magic Springs Theme and Water Park

Magic Springs is saluting members of the military with free admission May 29 through June 13. Bring your military ID to any ticket window. Family members receive $10 off Main Gate Admission when accompanied by a military member.

McCormick & Schmick's

McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurants are offering service members and veterans a military discount of 15% off on May 31 when you dine in.

Mission BBQ

Veterans and active-duty military get a free sandwich the week of May 10. (Dates vary by service branch.)

Navy Federal Credit Union

Navy Federal Credit Union is celebrating Military Appreciation Month with special offers for its members. Open a Navy Federal cashRewards credit card and get $200 cash back when you spend $2,000 within 90 days of account opening, refinance your current auto loan from another lender and get $200 credited to your account, or open a new EasyStart or Special EasyStart Certificate and get a $30 bonus after you make 3 automatic transfers.


QALO is offering a free ring from its U.S. Military Collection to veterans and those in active service throughout May.

Rack Room Shoes

Rack Room Shoes offers a 20% discount off your entire purchase in stores on Memorial Day to anyone with a military ID.


Military veterans and their families get free admission to SeaWorld Orlando, SeaWorld San Antonio, and SeaWorld San Diego, April 27 through June 27. You must register the free single-day ticket(s) for yourself and up to three dependents online before May 16, and after registering, all tickets must be redeemed by June 27. Veterans and active-duty service members can also purchase up to six additional tickets at 50% off.

Silverwood Theme Park

Military personnel and veterans receive free admission on May 29, 30 and 31. Their immediate family members (spouse and children) also receive a special discounted rate when purchasing tickets at Silverwood's front gate.

Sleep Number

Sleep Number is offering a military discount of an extra $100 off all smart beds and adjustable bases May 11 to June 7. Redeemable in store, online (with promo code), by phone or Live Chat.

Splashway Waterpark and Campground

Active military, veterans and their immediate family receive 50% off tickets at the gate on Memorial Day.

Sun Splash Family Waterpark

On May 31, active or retired military, disabled veterans, and military reservists receive a free one-day admission, and up to 4 family members accompanying military personnel can receive a $3 discount.

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