Retailers and restaurants offer many discounts and freebies over the Memorial Day weekend. So we’ve gathered them together in a list below.
A few of the deals are only for military personnel or veterans, but most are available to anyone. Still others aren’t specifically for Memorial Day, but they are good this weekend.
Retailer discounts for Memorial Day Weekend
Ace Hardware: Ace Hardware pledges to give away 1 million free 8″ x 12″ American flags on Saturday, May 25, 2019. A second flag is donated to a local VFW Post to be used mark the graves of those who once served. No purchase necessary, while supplies last.
A Story Before Bed: This offer is available year round for military parents. Members of one of the branches of the U.S. Armed Forces who are deploying or already deployed are eligible to sign up for free recordings from A Story Before Bed.
Blue Star Museums: Participating museums across the country offer free admission for active duty military families from National Armed Forces Day on May 18 to Labor Day on September 2, 2019.
Fogo de Chao : Military veterans and active duty personnel will receive 50% off their meal on Memorial Day. Accompanying diners (up to 3) will receive 10% off their meals. Present your military ID to get this offer. Fogo de Chao offers a 10% discount for military personnel at any time.
Ford Salutes Those Who Serve offers a special discount on vehicles for customers who are military and first responders. This offer is valid at any time. Enter your zip code to find the nearest Ford dealer and learn details.
IHOP: Get a short stack of original pancakes for $1 from 7 am to 7 pm local time on Tuesday, May 21. The entire dollar goes to the Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation. IHOP hopes to raise $1 million to college scholarships for the children of servicemen and women that have passed in the line of duty. The dine-in deal is limited to one short stack per person while supplies last.
Outback Steakhouse: Service men and women, police officers, and firefighters will receive 10% off their meals all day, every day of the year. You must show valid military ID.
Red Lobster: Present your military ID on Mondays at Red Lobster and receive 10% off your meal. Restrictions apply.
Sherwin-Williams: Military and veterans will receive an additional 10% off paints and stains during the month of May. The offer is good in the US and Canada. Click this link for details.