2019 Military Appreciation Month Discounts

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Capts. Laura and Bryan Watson, 4th Force Support Squadron operations officer and 336th Fighter Squadron pilot, kiss during a deployment homecoming, April 11, 2018, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. (U.S. Air Force photo/Shawna L. Keyes)
Capts. Laura and Bryan Watson, 4th Force Support Squadron operations officer and 336th Fighter Squadron pilot, kiss during a deployment homecoming, April 11, 2018, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. (U.S. Air Force photo/Shawna L. Keyes)

Service members and families are being honored during Military Appreciation Month with a variety of discounts in 2019. Below are some highlighted offerings. 

Please check back frequently as the list is updated.

Academy Sports + Outdoors

Current and former military members and their immediate families get 10% off their entire purchase both in-store and online May 12 through May 27.

AMC Theatres

Military, veterans and their dependents get a free large popcorn May 24 through May 27 at participating theatres.

Bad to the Bone BBQ 

Bad to the Bone BBQ in San Juan Capistrano, California is offering a 10% discount on all food purchases throughout the month of May.

Birmingham Zoo

Active duty, retired military, veterans and their dependents get free admission to the zoo May 25 through 27.

Blue Star Museums

Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s military. The 2019 Blue Star Museums program will begin on Saturday, May 18, 2019, Armed Forces Day, and end on Monday, September 2, 2019, Labor Day.

Busch Gardens

Through the Waves of Honor program, former military personnel and up to three guests may enjoy one complimentary admission to Busch Gardens in Virginia and Florida. Tickets must be obtained online by June 9 and redeemed at the park for visitation by July 15, 2019.

California's Great America

Active or retired military members receive free admission on May 25­ through May 27. Additionally, military members can purchase up to six tickets for family and friends for just $24 each.

Carowinds

On May 26 and May 27, Carowinds will waive the regular admission fee for active military, retired military, National Guard, veterans with honorable or medical discharge and Reserve Officers’ Training Corps. Up to 6 immediate family members of military personnel can purchase tickets for only $39.99.

Cedar Point

Military members get free admission during Memorial Day weekend (May 24 to 27). All active, retired or honorably discharged military members are eligible, plus up to six Cedar Point tickets can be purchased for immediate family members at the military discount rate. 

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. Military personnel who qualify for the free admission ticket and discount offer for family members include active military, retired military, National Guard, veterans with honorable or medical discharge and Reserve Officers’ Training Corps with government issued ID.

Colonial Williamsburg

Colonial Williamsburg offers free admission during Memorial Day weekend to all active-duty military, retired, veterans, activated or drilling reservists, National Guard personnel, and up to three direct dependents. Keep in mind that active-duty, activated or drilling reservists, and National Guard personnel must select one complimentary day per year.

Crayola Experience in Easton, PA

All active, retired and veteran military members receive free admission throughout May. Your immediate family receives 25% off admission.

Dorney Park

On May 25 through 27, Dorney Park will waive the regular admission fee for active military, retired military, National Guard, veterans with honorable or medical discharge and Reserve Officers’ Training Corps. Up to 6 immediate family members of military personnel can purchase tickets for only $29.99. 

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 Memorial Day, May 27.

Fogo de Chao

Fogo de Chao is offering 50% off a meal for any veteran or active duty personnel on Memorial Day, May 27. Up to three guests per military veteran/personnel will receive 10% off their meals.

Food Lion

On May 27, Food Lion stores will offer a 10% MVP discount to all active military personnel and veterans.

Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park

Active or retired military members get free admission for themselves, and up to 6 additional tickets to the park for $30 each, May 25 through 27. 

Goodyear Auto Service

Active duty military and veterans who schedule an appointment from May 23 to 27 for service before June 13 will receive a free car care check, including checks on tires, brakes, alignment and brake/power-steering fluid, as well as 10% off of Goodyear tires.

HealthSource Chiropractic

HealthSource Chiropractic is giving active and former military members free exams and x-rays throughout May at approximately 250 clinics nationwide. 

Hersheypark

Military families get a 40% discount on tickets and free parking during Military Appreciation Weekend, May 17 through 19.

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.)

Hooters

On Monday, May 27, current and former U.S. military members get a free entrée from the Hooters Memorial Day Menu at participating Hooters locations.

Hyundai

From May 17 through June 3, active duty, Reservist/National Guard, veteran, and retired U.S. military personnel get an additional $1,000 credit toward a new Hyundai vehicle.

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.

Just Tires

Active duty military and veterans who schedule an appointment from May 23 to 27 for service before June 13 will receive a free car care check, including checks on tires, brakes, alignment and brake/power-steering fluid, as well as 10% off of Goodyear tires.

Kings Dominion

Active and retired military will receive free park admission on May 25 through 27. Their family members can purchase tickets online for $39.99. 

Kings Island

Kings Island is offering military personnel free admission May 24 through May 27. Qualifying military personnel can also purchase discount tickets at a special price of $35 per ticket for up to six family members at the park.

LaMar's Donuts

Active duty and retired military get a free donut and coffee at participating locations on Memorial Day.

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Boston

During the month of May, LEGOLAND Discovery Center Boston will be offering free admission to all active duty, reserves, and military veterans while offering 50% off Walk Up Admission for their friends and families.

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Philadelphia

During the month of May, LEGOLAND Discovery Center Philadelphia will be offering free admission to all active duty, reserves, and military veterans while offering 50% off Walk Up Admission for their friends and families.

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester

During the month of May, LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester will be offering free admission to all active duty, reserves, and military veterans while offering 50% off Walk Up Admission for their friends and families.

Logan's Roadhouse

Logan's Roadhouse will offer a free meal from their American Roadhouse Meals menu to active duty service members and veterans on May 27 from 3 – 6 p.m.

Magic Springs Theme and Water Park

Magic Springs is saluting members of the military (active and veterans) with free admission April 27 to May 27. Family members are $35.99 plus tax May 11 through 27 when accompanied by a military member. 

McCormick & Schmick's

McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurants are offering a complimentary entrée on May 27 to Gold Star honorees (parents and spouse), veterans and active members of the military and National Guard.

Michigan's Adventure

On May 26 and 27, Michigan's Adventure will waive the regular admission fee for active and retired members of the Armed Forces, National Guard and Reserve. Military personnel can purchase up to six discounted tickets for immediate family members for $27 each.

Mission BBQ

Veterans and active duty military get a free sandwich the week of May 13. (Dates vary by service branch.)

Mystic Aquarium

Mystic Aquarium is offering free admission for veterans and active-duty service members May 25 to 27. Family members receive $10 off general admission when each person shows a dependent ID.

Navy Federal Credit Union

Navy Federal Credit Union is celebrating Military Appreciation Month with the launch of special offers, including $25 when you open a new Active Duty Checking account and select digital combined statements, $250 cash back when you refinance your current auto loan with Navy Federal from another lender and more.

NY Waterway

Service men and women in uniform or those who have a valid military ID showing their active duty or veteran status can ride free on all NY Waterway ferry routes during Fleet Week, May 22 through 28. 

Ninety Nine Restaurant and Pub

On Monday, May 27, veterans and active military can purchase any meal and enjoy a free entrée from the 9 Real Size Entrées for $9.99 Menu.

Oregon Zoo

On May 27, military veterans and their families, active military personnel and their families, and families of deployed military personnel get free admission. The zoo store will also be offering a 10% discount and all zoo restaurants will be offering a 10% discount to veterans, active military personnel and their families.

Outback Steakhouse

Outback is offering a 20% off Heroes Discount from May 23 through May 27.

Rack Room Shoes

Rack Room Shoes offers a 10% discount off your entire purchase in stores on Memorial Day to anyone with a military ID.

Rubio's Coastal Grill

On May 27, active duty military and veterans get one free adult entree, with the purchase of another adult entree with coupon.

Schlitterbahn Waterparks

Members of the military are admitted free during American Heroes Week May 27 to June 2, 2019 to all Schlitterbahn Waterparks. Tickets for spouses and dependent children are available for 40% off the gate price.

Sherwin-Williams

In honor of Military Appreciation Month, military and veterans save an additional 10% on Paints & Stains during the month of May. 

Silverwood Theme Park

Military personnel and veterans receive free admission on May 25, 26 and 27. Their immediate family members (spouse and children) also receive a special discounted rate ($24.00 plus tax, ages 8-64, $19.00 plus tax, ages 3-7 and 65+, a savings of up to $14.00).

Sleep Number

Through June 2, Sleep Number is offering an exclusive military offer of $100 off your purchase on top of any sale pricing.

Sun Splash Family Waterpark

On May 27, 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 off general admission.

Texas de Brazil

Texas de Brazil offers 50% off for veterans and active-duty military and 20% off for up to eight guests of the veteran or active-duty military personnel May 27 through 29.

Twin Peaks

Twin Peaks is offering a free meal from a select menu on May 27 for active duty military and veterans.

Valleyfair

On May 24 through 27, Valleyfair will waive the regular admission fee for active military, retired military, National Guard, veterans with honorable or medical discharge and Reserve Officers' Training Corps. Up to six immediate family members of military personnel can purchase tickets for $37.

Virginia Aquarium

On Sundays and Mondays in May, anyone who shows a valid military ID will receive 50% off the purchase of an Aquarium admission.

Worlds of Fun

Active duty military and veterans receive complimentary admission to Worlds of Fun on May 18 (Armed Forces Day) and May 27 (Memorial Day). Military personnel can also purchase up to six discounted tickets for their immediate family.

Keep up with all military discounts

Whether you're an active duty service member, a military family member, or a veteran, stay on top of all the military discounts you're eligible for, from travel accommodations to auto and entertainment deals. Sign up for a free Military.com membership to get full access to all discounts.

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