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 this Memorial Day. 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 Monday, May 28 through Labor Day, September 3.
Ford Salutes Those Who Serve offers a discount on vehicles to military and first responders. This offer is valid at any time. Enter your zip code to find the nearest Ford dealer and learn details.
Sherwin-Williams: Military and veterans will receive an additional 10% off paints and stains during the month of May. Click this link for details.
Walgreens: Active military and veterans get 20% off regular priced eligible items with Balance Rewards Card on Monday, May 28.
Restaurant discounts for Memorial Day Weekend
Dairy Queen: Mix or match two medium dipped cones or medium sundaes for $4 after 8 pm.
Einstein Bagels : Beginning Saturday, May 26 until Monday, May 28, guests who present proof of local residence at participating locations will receive a buy-one, get-one offer on the company’s new Flavors Across America menu. The offer will return during Fourth of July week and Labor Day weekend.
Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse: Military veterans and active duty personnel will receive 50% off their meal on Monday, May 28. 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.
Long John Silver’s coupons (click the link, no need to register) for $2 off any variety platter and a free deep-fried Twinkie with platter purchase. The individual coupons state they cannot be used in combination with other discounts. The coupons are valid until May 27.
McCormick and Schmick’s : Military personnel, including Gold Star honorees, veterans and National Guard, enjoy a free entree on Monday, May 28.
Perkins Restaurant and Bakery (Ellensburg and Spokane). On any Monday from 11 am to 9 pm, enjoy a free slice of pie with purchase of an entree. Valid only at participating locations. Restrictions apply.
Red Lobster: Pick three of nine shrimp dishes to create your own Shrimp Trio for $15.99. Offer ends May 27.