We have a big list of Kansas City Veterans Day freebies, discounts, and events for Friday, November 11, 2022 (unless otherwise noted).
We’ll be adding more Veterans Day deals for 2022 as they come in, so check back often.
Keep in mind that a lot of these are national deals that are only good at participating locations. You may want to call and confirm before making a special trip.
Most deals are good for veterans and active military personnel. To take advantage of them, you’ll need to show a valid military or veteran’s ID. The requirements will vary by restaurant/organization, so don’t forget to click on the links for more details and read the fine print.
Some restaurants and other businesses announce Veterans Day offers at the last minute, while others plan ahead. Read on to see what we’ve found so far for Veteran’s Day around Kansas City in 2022.
Don’t forget to scroll all the way down to see our day-by-day schedule of Veterans Day deals and events in Kansas City.
If you have a local business that is offering a Veterans Day deal or any ongoing military service discount, drop us a note at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Check back often. We keep adding to this list of restaurants, stores and other places offering freebies and discounts in Kansas City on Veterans Da yup through November 11.
2022 Kansas City Veterans Day Food & Drink Freebies
The following restaurants, coffee shops and bars are offering free meals, desserts and other savings in Kansas City for Veterans Day in 2022. Check back because we keep adding to this list up through November 11.
For more everyday savings and discounts, see our post Military and Community Hero Discounts in Kansas City Offered Year-Round.
This Veterans Day, 7-Eleven is offering a FREE Quarter-Pound Big Bite 100% all-beef hot dog in honor of veterans. The offer is available in-store and via delivery through the 7NOW app on November 11.
Veterans and active duty military receive $10 off any entrée at 54th Street Grill & Bar on Veterans Day – Friday, November 11.
The offer is for dine-in only. Proof of military service is requested.
Kansas City 54th Street Grill & Bar locations can be found in Blue Springs, Independence, Kansas City, MO (Creekwood Commons and Zona Rosa), Lee’s Summit, Liberty, Olathe and St. Joseph.
All veterans, active and retired military service members are invited to enjoy a FREE Patriot French Toast Combo and coffee at Another Broken Egg Cafe when dining in on Veterans Day.
The offer is good at the Overland Park location for dine-in only, while supplies last. No purchase necessary.
For 15 years, Applebee’s has served more than 10 million meals on Veterans Day in honor of our nation’s heroes.
On November 11, veterans, active service members, reserves and National Guard can enjoy a FREE dine-in meal at Applebee’s from an exclusive menu. Military ID or photograph in uniform is needed.
These special guests dining on November 11 will also receive a $5 bounce Back Card to redeem for dine-in, To Go or delivery within a three-week window. There is a limit of one card per party, per table, per visit.
The exclusive Applebee’s Veterans Day menu includes choices of:
6 oz. Top Sirloin
Double Crunch Shrimp
Fiesta Lime Chicken
Chicken Tenders Platter
Classic Bacon Cheeseburger
Oriental Chicken Salad
Three-Cheese Chicken Penne
On November 11 Arby’s is giving veterans and active-duty military a FREE Classic Roast Beef Sandwich.
The Veteran’s Day offer is available at participating locations in Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois (Greater STL Area), Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Washington and Wyoming.
No deal confirmed yet for 2022. From 2021: Veterans Day is this Thursday and Bamboo Penny’s, a Thai restaurant in Leawood’s Park Place center, is honoring the day by offering all veterans and active military 50% off any lunch or dinner entrée when they show their military ID. Good for dine-in only on Nov. 11.
BIBIBOP Asian Grill
No deal confirmed yet for 2022. From 2021: BIBIBOP Asian Grill is grateful for those who serve our country! This Veterans Day, the restaurant is providing a FREE bowl to every veteran and active military personnel when they visit any store nationwide. To claim their one FREE bowl, veterans and active military personnel can present a military ID or identify as a veteran/active military personnel. This offer is only valid in-stores on November 11th, 2021. All BIBIBOP Asian Grill locations will be partaking in this promotion, including the ones around Kansas City.
A FREE meal awaits veterans and active duty military members on Veterans Day at Bob Evans Restaurants. The chain is featuring a special menu with seven hearty selections to choose from.
The offer is for dine-in only. See more details here.
Honoring Veterans Day on November 11, Bonefish Grill is offering a FREE order of the restaurant’s Bang Bang Shrimp – crispy shrimp tossed in a signature creamy, spicy sauce – with a soft beverage to service members, veterans and first responders with show of ID.
Available all day on November 11, no purchase required. Year round, Bonefish Grill offers a 10% off Heroes Discount to service members, veterans and first responders.
Local Bonefish Grill restaurants are found in Kansas City North and Leawood.
Brew Lab in Downtown Overland Park is offering a FREE beer to Veterans with the purchase of any entree or adult beverage.
The offers is good on November 11.
Buffalo State Pizza Co. & Bar – Crossroads
No deal confirmed yet for 2022. From 2021: Buffalo State Pizza Co. in the Crossroads District is offering all Veterans and active duty military a FREE slice of pizza on Veterans Day. Just show a proof of military ID or uniform.
Buffalo Wild Wings
No deal confirmed yet for 2022. From 2021: Veterans can just “wing it” on Veterans Day at Buffalo Wild Wings. The restaurant is offering all past and present armed services members a FREE order of 10 boneless wings and fries. The offer is available for dine-in or takeout.
Callsign Brewery in North Kansas City is treating all Veterans to $2 off all craft beers purchased on November 11.
The local brewery is also making a special tribute with the release of “The Oath” India Pale Ale.
No deal confirmed yet for 2022. From 2021: Veterans and active military can stir things up on Veterans Day at Caribou Coffee. The Midwest-based coffee shop is pouring them a FREE small hot brewed coffee on Nov. 11.
No deal confirmed yet for 2022. From 2021: Service members (both past and present) can get energized on Veterans Day at Casey’s. The convenience store is serving them a FREE small cup of coffee on Nov. 11.
Veterans and active duty military members heading to Chili’s on Veterans Day can enjoy a FREE entrée from a special menu featuring pasta, soup, salad, chicken and more.
Active-duty military and veterans receive a FREE personal pizza with one topping at Chuck E. Cheese. The offer promo code is #5970.
Chuck E. Cheese restaurants are found locally in Overland Park, Olathe, Independence and Kansas City, MO.
As a heartfelt thank you, Cici’s Pizza invites all Veterans and Active-Duty Military to enjoy a FREE buffet on Veterans Day. Tax and beverages are excluded.
The Veterans Day offer is only good for dine-in on November 1. Must present valid ID to confirm service.
Cici’s Pizza can be found in Mission, Liberty and Topeka.
All Circle K convenient stores that serve coffee will be thanking Veterans and active military for their service with a FREE medium coffee on Veterans Day.
To redeem the special deal, current and former service members can customize their ideal cup of coffee at Circle K’s self-serve station and tell an associate they are a Veteran or military member to get their perfect cup for no charge.
Coco Bolos Mexican Grill & Cantina
No deal confirmed yet for 2022. From 2021: Coco Bolos in Overland Park is celebrating American heroes. All veterans, first responders and active military members can receive a FREE meal on Veterans Day Nov. 11. Pick three tacos of your choice along with rice and beans.
No deal confirmed yet for 2022. From 2021: Veterans can enjoy a sweet treat at Cracker Barrel on Nov. 11. The restaurants is serving them a FREE slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake with purchase on Veterans Day. The offer is available in-restaurant and online with promo code VETSDAY21.
This November, Denny’s gives back to our nation’s heroes with the continuation of a long-standing tradition: a FREE Grand Slams for all military personnel on Veterans Day.
Denny’s signature breakfast entrée – the Grand Slam – is one of the brand’s most popular offerings and includes two delicious and fluffy buttermilk pancakes, two bacon strips, two sausage links and two eggs cooked any way.
The offer is valid for dine-in only at participating locations from opening time until noon with a valid military ID or DD 214.
Denny’s has numerous locations around Kansas City, including Independence, Merriam, Overland Park, Raytown and Kansas City, MO.
On Friday, November 11, veterans and active-duty military can visit a local Dickey’s Barbecue Pit restaurant and receive a FREE Pulled Pork Classic Sandwich with a military ID or valid proof of service. The offer is good for in-store dining, online or app carryout with code VETFREE.
One per person, not valid with any other offer or discount.
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit restaurants are located in Liberty and Kansas City, MO.
Dunkin’ celebrates Veterans Day by showing its appreciation and support for those who truly keep America running. In a sweet salute to the brave members of the armed forces, on November 11, veterans and active duty military are invited to participating Dunkin’ restaurants nationwide for a FREE donut of their choice, no purchase necessary.
Limit one per guest while supplies last. No ID required. Offer available in-store only.
Dunkin’ locations can be found throughout Kansas City, including Overland Park, Lenexa, Shawnee, Olathe and Kansas City, MO.
On November 11, veterans can sip on a complimentary coffee at Einstein Bros. Bagels. The bagel shop is pouring them a FREE iced or hot coffee (any size) with any purchase on Veterans Day.
Famous Dave’s is offering a FREE Georgia Chopped Pork Sandwich and a side to veterans and active-duty military personnel on November 11. Must present valid proof of service when ordering or picking up.
For online orders, use code VETERAN to claim the offer.
Kansas City Einstein Bros. stores are located in Kansas City, MO, Roeland Park, Prairie Village and Overland Park.
Fareway Meat Market expresses appreciation to all Veterans, active duty military, Reserve and National Guard service members with an in-store discount valid on November 11.
To receive 15% off store purchases at the Olathe or Kansas City, MO locations, customers are asked to show their military ID at checkout or identify branch of service. Select items like tobacco, gift cards and lottery tickets are excluded.
Veterans and active-duty military are served FREE regular spaghetti with meat or marinara sauce at Fazoli’s on November 10 and 11.
Fazoli’s has local stores in Overland Park, Shawnee, Belton, Lee’s Summit, Independence, Blue Springs and Belton.
Take your favorite Veteran or currently serving member of the military out for dinner at Firebirds Wood Fired Grill in Lee’s Summit or Overland Park.
On Friday, November 11 Firebirds Wood Fired Grill has a BOGO FREE entrée special where your service member (current or former) eats for FREE.
Fogo de Chão
No deal confirmed yet for 2022. From 2021: On November 11 in honor of Veterans Day, Famous Dave’s is offering a free Georgia Chopped Pork Sandwich and side at all locations to all active and retired military personnel. The promotion will be available for Dine In and To Go orders. When ordering online, guests will choose the sandwich and enter the coupon code “VETERAN” at checkout on famousdaves.com/togo. Veterans must show valid proof of service at pickup.
A FREE meal is offered for all veterans and active military members at the Fox and Hound Grill + Bar on November 11. Choose any entrée from a specially designated menu.
Kansas City’s only Fox & Hound location is in Overland Park.
Here’s a Veterans Day deal that can be used on or beyond November 11.
The Wichita-based company is handing out vouchers for a FREE Freddy’s meal combo to all veterans and active duty military members when they stop by a location on Veterans Day. The voucher can be used anytime during the month of November 2022.
Freddy’s is found throughout Kansas City in Merriam, Raytown, Overland Park, Kansas City, MO, Kansas City, KS and Lenexa.
Golden Corral’s annual Military Appreciation Night event is back with a dine-in celebration on Monday, November 14 beginning at 5 pm.
Read our full post for more details and the nearest Golden Corral locations in Kansas City.
No deal confirmed yet for 2022. From 2021: Active and retired military members can toast on Veterans Day at Gordon Biersch. The restaurant & brewery is offering them 10% off their check.
Hen House Markets
No deal confirmed yet for 2022. From 2021: Veterans can stop by a local Hen House Market grocery store on Veterans Day (Nov. 11) and Nov. 12 to receive a FREE slice of Tippin’s pie. Just head to the bakery with some sort of veterans ID for the treat. Selection varies by store.
Active-duty and retired military will receive a FREE entrée from a select menu at Hooters on Veterans Day with the purchase of a beverage.
Heroes can choose from the following dishes: Buffalo Chicken Salad, Buffalo Chicken Sandwich, Grilled Chicken Sandwich, Hooters Burger or 10-Piece Boneless Wings.
Stop by a local Hooters in Independence, North Kansas City, Overland Park and Kansas City, KS.
In honor of Veterans Day, local Hy-Vee storesare hosting a FREE breakfast for Veterans, military members and their families from 6 to 10 a.m. on Friday, November 11.
In addition to the FREE breakfast, veterans and active service members will receive 15% off grocery purchases all day. Shop in-store or Hy-Vee Aisles Online and use promo code HOMEFRONT15 at checkout.
Find your nearest HyVee store in Kansas City.
No deal confirmed yet for 2022. From 2021:Veterans and active-duty military members can stop by Insomnia Cookies on Veterans Day for a sweet deal. The cookie shop is offering them a FREE 6-pack of cookies with any in-store purchase on Nov. 11.
No deal confirmed yet for 2022. From 2021: On Veterans Day KC Thai restaurant is offering veterans and active-duty military 50% off any lunch or dinner entrée. The offer is good for dine-in only. Just show your military ID to redeem.
Kolache Factory is offering FREE breakfast to not just Veterans but all military this Friday, November 11, 2022. All eligible personnel can show government-issued photo ID or DD 214 to enjoy one FREE kolache of any kind and one cup (any size) Katz coffee. This offer excludes croissants, Polish varieties and espresso drinks.
The Veterans Day offer is good a Kolache Factory locations nationwide from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. In Kansas City, you’ll find Kolache Factory in Shawnee and Overland Park.
No deal confirmed yet for 2022. From 2021: Veterans can leave the grilling to Kona Grill on Veterans Day. The restaurant is offering them 20% off their check on Nov. 11.
Krispy Kreme is celebrating veterans the sweetest way possible – by offering a FREE doughnut and coffee on November 11.
No purchases is necessary to take advantage of this in-store Veterans Day deal on November 11. Fritters are excluded from the choice of doughnuts, but coffee (size small) can be hot or iced.
Customers can redeem this offer by visiting one of these participating Kansas City Krispy Kreme shops:
10390 Metcalf Ave
Overland Park, KS 66212
8805 Shawnee Mission Parkway
Merriam, KS 66202
Veterans and active-duty military personnel can start the morning off right with a FREE coffee and regular donut at this Kansas City institution.
Veterans and active military get a FREE Lunch Combo in stores at Little Caesars from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Veterans Day.
The FREE combo includes a 4-slice Detroit-Style DEEP!DEEP! Dish pizza and a 20-ounce Pepsi product.
Little Caesar’s Pizza can be found in Kansas City on both sides of the state line.
On November 11, Logan’s Roadhouse is inviting active and retired service members to enjoy a FREE meal on Veterans Day — from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
The select Veterans Day menu includes the following: Bayou Shrimp, Chicken Tenders, Chopped Steak, Pork Chop, Pulled Pork Plate and Steak Tips, as well as a side — choose from chips, cole slaw, corn, fries, green beans, mashed potatoes or rice.
Local Logan’s Roadhouse restaurants are in Overland Park and Independence.
Veterans Day is an opportunity for McCormick & Shmick’s to honor those who have served our country.
Veterans of the U.S. military and National Guard, Gold Star parents and Gold Star spouses are invited to enjoy a select entrée at 50% off on November 13. Reservations recommended.
Kansas City’s McCormick & Schmick’s is located on the Country Club Plaza.
This Veterans Day McDonald’s stores in the Kansas City, Lawrence and St. Joseph areas are offering FREE breakfast to all veterans, active duty military and military families as a small token of appreciation for their service to our country.
All former, active duty and military families can receive a FREE meal during breakfast hours on November 11. The breakfast includes a choice of an Egg McMuffin, Bacon Egg Cheese Biscuit or Sausage Biscuit. All options include an any size soft drink, tea or premium roast coffee, and a Hash Brown.
The offer is valid with military ID.
On Friday, November 11, 50% of all sales on Minsky’s Angus Burgers are donated to the E3 Ranch in Fort Scott, Kansas. E3 provides veterans with a place to rest and recharge with others who have served.
Mr. Brews Taphouse
No deal confirmed yet for 2022. From 2021: On Thursday, Nov. 11, Mr. Brews will donate 10% of the day’s proceeds to Folds of Honor, a nonprofit organization that provides educational scholarships to spouses and children of America’s fallen and disabled service members.. Additionally, from Nov. 8-12, guests who donate $2 to the nonprofit will receive a $5 bonus buck to spend on their next visit.
Veterans receive a FREE appetizer at Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom on November 11.
Local shops include Olathe, North Kansas City, Independence, Kansas City, MO and Lawrence.
On the Border
No deal confirmed yet for 2022. From 2021: Veterans can spice up Nov. 11 at On The Border. The Mexican restaurant is serving them a FREE Pick 2 Combo meal on Veterans Day.
For Veterans Day, Orange Leaf is offering veterans and active military $2 off any item. Offer valid on Friday, November 11.
Locally, you can visit Orange Leaf in Overland Park.
Show your military ID or wear your military form at a local participating Panera Bread restaurant on Friday, November 11 and receive a FREE pastry or bakery item and cup of coffee.
Limit one offer per person.
There are several Panera locations in Kansas City, including Independence, Overland Park, Lenexa, Leawood, Shawnee, Prairie Village, Mission and Kansas City, MO.
Veterans and active duty military can enjoy 50% off any entrée at QDOBA Mexican Eats when visiting in person on Veterans Day. Just show military ID at the register when ordering to redeem the offer.
Locally QDOBA is found in Overland Park, Raymore and Kansas City, MO.
Present a valid military ID on November 11 at local QuikTrip stores and get a FREE small self-serve ho drink or Big Q.
Limit of one per customer.
Perkins Restaurant and Bakery is saluting members of the armed forces this Veterans Day with a complimentary meal. On November 11, active duty, retired military and veterans enjoy a FREE Magnificent Seven entrée. The meal includes two (2) eggs, two (2) Applewood smoked bacon strips and three (3) buttermilk pancakes.
Perkins Restaurant and Bakery has locations in Gladstone, Lee’s Summit, Independence and Gardner.
All active-duty and retired military veterans can fly over to Pilot Flying J on Veterans Day for a meal on the house.
The travel center is offering them a FREE $12 meal credit via its app from November 11 through 13, only after they have been authenticated through a third-party service.
Veterans and active duty military receive 50% off an adult buffet at Pizza Ranch. in Independence, MO. The offer is good at the Kansas City, MO and Independence, MO locations from Monday, November 7 – Friday, November 11.
Diners may be asked to present military ID or proof of service to receive discount.
For Veteran’s Day, PJ’s Coffee is offering veterans and active-duty military a FREE 12-oz. hot coffee or cold brew iced coffee on November 11.
PJ’s Coffee is found locally in Platte City.
Veterans, active-duty military and reservists can enjoy a FREE Walt’s Favorite Shrimp meal from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on November 11.
See full details about this Red Lobster Veterans Day offer.
Red Robin is back offering a FREE Tavern Double burger with unlimited fries on Veterans Day.
See more details on this tasty offer from Red Robin.
On Veterans Day, all veterans, active military members and first responders are invited to enjoy a FREE meal when dining in at Rock & Brews in Prairie Fire in Overland Park.
Choices include a strawberry fields salad or BBQ pulled pork sandwich. The offer is available all day on November 11 with valid ID or proof of service.
November 11 to 30, Schlotzsky’s is offering FREE chips and a small drink with an entrée purchase (sandwich, salad, pizza, flatbread, calzone or pick 2) to veterans and active-duty service members.
Locations in Kansas City include Overland Park, Olathe, Raymore, Lee’s Summit and Blue Springs.
In honor of Veterans Day, Smashburger is offering all service members and veterans a FREE burger or sandwich Friday, November 11 at participating locations. This is an in-store promotion that is only valid with a Military ID.
Fortunately for Veterans in Kansas City, the Olathe Smashburger is one of the participating locations.
Smoke Brewing Company in Lee’s Summit says thanks with a FREE beer for Veterans on November 11.
Stop by at 209 E. Main Street.
Starbucks believes veterans and military spouses make our communities stronger. They’re offering FREE hot or iced coffee in U.S. stores on November 11.
The deal is good for veterans, military members and their spouses.
Everyone can celebrate veterans at Taco John’s on November 11.
The fast-food Mexican restaurant is offering a FREE Small Beef Taco Combo Meal — two Crispy Beef Tacos, a beverage and choice of side.
To get the deal, enter promo code VETERAN22, under the “More” tab in the Taco John’s app. Customers must be a Bigger Better Rewards member and show QR code in-restaurant or apply offer to an in-app order.
Taco John’s locations are found in Olathe, Bonner Springs and Independence.
Thai House Restaurant
No deal confirmed yet for 2022. From 2021: Show military ID when dining in at Thai House Restaurant on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, to get 50% off any lunch or dinner entrée. The offer is good to any veterans or active-duty military.
No deal confirmed yet for 2022. From 2021: Texas Roadhouse will honor veterans and active military with a special “drive-up” giveaway on Veterans Day. On Nov. 11, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the restaurant will distribute meal vouchers in the parking lot. The voucher is valid is through May 30, 2022 and can be redeemed for a FREE entrée from a select menu. The event is drive-thru only. However, vouchers can be redeemed, when the restaurant is open for dinner.
Veterans and active U.S. military members can spice up Veterans Day at Torchy’s Tacos. The fast-casual taco chain is offering any taco on the menu for FREE as well as their choice of a FREE fountain drink or iced tea.
The offer is only available for dine-in and pick-up orders placed by phone or in-person – online or deliver orders are excluded. Must present military ID or proof of service.
Kansas City diners can enjoy Torchy’s in Overland Park, Olathe and Kansas City, MO.
Travel Centers of America continue its tradition of inviting all active-duty military, veterans and reservists to enjoy a FREE dine-in meal on Veterans Day November 11 at company-owned quick-service and full-service restaurants nationwide. Proof of military service needed to redeem the offer.
Travel Centers of America is also teaming up with Mobil Delvac to donate $50,000 to Folds of Honor for educational scholarships to children and spouses of fallen and disabled American military service members and first responders.
The chain is also launching a Round Up campaign. From November 1-30, 2022, guests at participating TA, Petro and TA Express locations have the opportunity to round up their purchase to the nearest dollar, with the difference being donated directly to Special Operators Transition Foundation. This group assists SOTF veterans with transition from military service to a new career.
For Veterans Day, Twin Peaks is offering a complimentary Veterans Day Lunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Veterans enjoy a FREE meal from a select menu.
Veterans and active military can enjoy a FREE 2-2-2 Breakfast anytime of day at Village Inn on November 11.
There is a local Village Inn at 5500 Broadmoor Street in Mission, KS.
The Wendy’s family consists of many veterans, including its very own founder, Dave Thomas, who was a veteran himself when he opened the first Wendy’s restaurant.
To thank all of those who have served or are currently serving in the U.S. Military, the popular fast-food restaurant is offering them a FREE any size breakfast combo — during breakfast hours on November 11. Valid military ID or Veterans Advantage card needs to be presented when ordering.
Most Wendy’s locations serve breakfast from 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. but we recommend confirming before you head out to claim the offer.
On November 11, all Veterans receive 15% off their total bill at Wolfepack BBQ in North Kansas City inside Callsign Brewing, 1340 Burlington Street.
Veterans also have the option of skipping the discount for themselves and having the funds applied to helping local veterans organization Team Fidelis.
There’s a FREE appetizer on the table at Yard House for Veterans and active military members. The variety is amazing with more than 20 items to choose from, including firecracker shrimp, chicken wings, nachos, fried cheese curds and more.
See the full selection and details for this dine-in offer.
2022 Kansas City Veterans Day Attractions & Service Discounts & Freebies
The following attractions, businesses and entertainment venues are offering deals and freebies on Veterans Day.
Many brave souls make their way through Kansas City’s West Bottoms District of haunted attractions: The Beast, Edge of Hell, and Macabre Cinema throughout the Halloween season. For the final weekend, half-price admission is offered to everyone (all souls) as a salute to our nation’s U.S. veterans, healthcare workers and first responders.
The Beast and Edge of Hell open on both nights at 7:30 p.m. Macabre Cinema opens for encore shows on both evenings at 8 p.m.
Admission ranges from $17.50 up to $75 for a variety of options, including VIP entry and combo haunts.
It’s recommended you get there before 10 p.m. because once the line goes through, these nationally acclaimed haunted houses in Kansas City close until next year.
Bed Bath & Beyond
No deal confirmed yet for 2022. From 2021: Vets can stock up on savings at Bed Bath & Beyond for Veterans Day. From Nov. 11 to 13, the popular big box retailer is hosting its “U.S. Armed Forces Appreciation Event” — save 25% on an entire purchase online or in-store.
In honor of Veterans Day, Dollar General is offering an exclusive 20% in-store discount for four days (November 10 – 13, 2022) on qualifying, in-store purchases.
Eligible customers should first complete a military credential verification process online and then add the discount as a DG Digital Coupon.
The 2022 Veterans Day promotion joins an ongoing 11% discount to the military community and their families, which is offered the second Wednesday each month of the year.
This Veterans Day season, Goodyear Auto Service invites the U.S. military and first responder communities to enjoy special discounts at locations in Kansas City and nationwide, as well as take advantage of the free car care checks currently being offered.
All active, former and retired military members and first responders are encouraged to take advantage of Goodyear’s FREE inspections on tires, brakes and batteries, and will receive an additional 10% off tires and services.
Eligible guests who present a valid ID can schedule car care check appointments between November 10-14, 2022 and redeem service through November 17, 2022.
Grace for Vets is coordinating a FREE car wash for Veterans and military personnel on November 11.
The complimentary service is available at various participating car washes around Kansas City. For participating locations, visit here.
This annual promotion gives FREE haircuts (normally priced around $20) to veterans and active military members, as well as a way for civilians to thank a military hero they know.
Eligible military members can take advantage of this offer beyond Veterans Day. See here for details.
All U.S. veterans get FREE admission to the Kansas City Automotive Museum on Friday, November 11. This is a savings of $8.
The Kansas City Automotive Museum is open on Veterans Day (November 11) from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
See here for more details about the museums interactive displays and a rotating showcase of cars and racing heritage.
To show appreciation to all veterans and active-duty military members the Missouri State Parks program is offering two promotions for Veterans Day.
Camping: Eligible visitors camping at a Missouri State Parks campground on Friday, November 11, 2022, receive a voucher for a FREE night of camping. The veteran must be staying the night of Friday November 11, and show identification of veteran/active-duty military status at check-in to receive a free camping coupon. Missouri State Parks will accept several types of identification.
Tours: Veterans and active military members are also invited on free tours of Missouri state historic sites Friday, November 11 – 13, 2022 with valid identification. Check mostateparks.com for a list of sites and current hours.
National Parks: Veterans Day, November 11, is the last of the Free Entrance Days at National Parks throughout the country for 2022.
The FREE admission deal is not limited to veterans; the National Park Service invites all visitors to remember our veterans by visiting any National Park Service site for free on Veterans Day.
While many Olathe city facilities are closed on Veterans Day, the Olathe Community Center is open for regular business hours November 11. Military personnel are welcome to visit the Community Center FREE with ID.
The Olathe Community Center is located at 1205 E. Kansas City Road in Olathe, KS.
For four decades, the Pharaoh Cinema 4 in Independence has offered big screen entertainment. On Friday, November 11, veterans and active duty military get FREE admission to a movie as thanks for their service to our country.
Just present military ID at the box office to claim this Veterans Day offer.
No deal confirmed yet for 2022. From 2021: Everyone can honor Veterans Day by seeing one of the most critically-acclaimed military movies in recent years, American Sniper, on Nov. 11 at Regal Cinemas. The film shows at select theaters. Get tickets for just $5, as well as $5 combo (small popcorn & small soft drink) — open to all Regal Crown Club members.
Sport Clips is doing double duty to support our nations heroes on Veterans Day in 2022.
Veterans and active duty military members can come in for a FREE haircut at any participating location. The chain will also donate $2 for every haircut service provided on that day.
Find more details and participating Sport Clips stores here.
In appreciation for their service, Target is offering veterans and active military 10% off two separate purchases made from October 30 to November 12, 2022.
To receive the offer, you must sign into your Target Circle account, verify military status and apply the offer before checking out in stores or online. Certain exclusions apply on purchases.
To celebrate the service and commitment of the nation’s military and honor the men and women who serve the country, Walgreens offers a four-day in-store discount to all veterans and active duty military personnel as well as their family members.
On Friday, November 11 through Monday, November 14, veterans, military and their families receive 20% off regular price eligible store items at any Walgreens drugstore nationwide. A myWalgreens membership is requred.
Some items, including alcohol, newspapers, etc. are excluded from the offer. Ask in store for specifics.
Westlake ACE Hardware stores offers a single complimentary knife sharpening with ReSharp November 10 – 13 in stores. Just present military ID or documentation for the freebie.
Limit one per customer. Blades must be 2.5″ or longer with no serrations, waves or scalloped blades. Check with store associates for more details.
Veterans Day Weekend (November 11-13) is a prime time to visit the World War I Museum and Memorial in downtown Kansas City.
All weekend, admission is FREE for veterans and active-duty military. Everyone else gets in for half price. See full schedule of Veterans Day events at the museum.
For more everyday deals saluting Veterans, active duty military members, their families and community heroes like firefighters, police officers and EMTs, check out our post Military and Community Hero Discounts in Kansas City Offered Year-Round.
2022 Kansas City Veterans Day Events
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November 5, 2022
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
City Park – Ottawa, KS
The Ottawa, Kansas Veterans Day Parade starts at 10 a.m. with a ceremony at the memorial on the corner of 4th Street. The parade procession begins at 10:45 a.m. Activities at the City Park (515 S. Main Street) include food, booths, display tours and the USO Show.
November 5, 2022
Downtown Belton – Belton, MO
The Belton Veterans Day parade happens Saturday, November 5. The procession begins at 11 a.m. in the bank parking lot at Hackberry and Main Streets and continues to Main Street and Cherry.
November 9, 2022
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Aspiria Campus – Overland Park, KS
Civic and municipal groups of Overland Park partner with local companies to honor local Veterans. See more details about this FREE event.
November 10, 2022
8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Matt Ross Community Center – Overland Park, KS
Veterans are invited to enjoy a FREE breakfast November 10. Families and the public can join. See here for more details about registration.
November 11, 2022
Rawhide Harley-Davidson – Olathe, KS
The Central Midwest Chapter of HOG hosts a Veterans Day ride on Friday, November 11. Meet up is at Rawhide Harley-Davidson in Olathe. From there, the group will travel to Hy-Vee for breakfast and then on to Leavenworth to watch the Veterans Day parade that begins at 10:30 a.m.
This CMC HOG Veterans Day ride is open to chapter members, National H.O.G. members and other guests. Participants must sign a release to join the ride.
November 11 – 13, 2022
8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
World War I Museum Museum and Memorial – Kansas City, MO
The World War I Museum and Memorial commemorates Veterans Day with a FREE public ceremony, special on-site activities (many are also FREE) and admission specials.
Veterans and active duty military can visit the museum for FREE all weekend November 11 – 13. Family, friends and the general public can enjoy half-price admission on these same days.
See our post for full details and schedule of Veterans Day Weekend events at the World War I Museum and Memorial.
November 11, 2022
Downtown Leavenworth – Leavenworth, KS
What is traditionally the largest Veterans Day parade west of the Mississippi is happening once again in downtown Leavenworth.
November 11, 2022
Lenexa National Guard Armory – Lenexa, KS
The Johnson County Veterans Day Observance Ceremony is back in person to honor all veterans from all Armed Forces for their military service.
November 12, 2022
9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Fort Osage National Historic Landmark – Sibley, MO
Commemorate brave men and women who have served our country with a Salute to Veterans celebration at Fort Osage National Historic Landmark, 105 Osage Street, Sibley, MO. Cannon and musket firing are part of the activities.
Admission is FREE for veterans, active-military members and kids under 5. Adults are $8. Seniors and kids are $4.
November 12, 2022
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Rawhide Harley Davidson – Olathe, KS
Free lunch and beers are offered to heroes by Rawhide Harley-Davidson, 725 N. Rawhide, Olathe, KS on November 12. The offers extends to veterans, active-duty military, first responders and healthcare professional.
Calendar of Kansas City Veterans Day Discounts, Freebies & Events
2019 Kansas City Veterans Day Food & Drink Freebies
Ameristar Casino: The Buffet at Ameristar Casino Hotel Kansas City is treating veterans to a FREE buffet on Monday, Nov. 11. Choices are limitless with American, Asian, Italian, Barbecue, salad and dessert food stations. The Buffet is open for lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and for dinner from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Applebee’s: Once again, Applebee’s is honoring its tradition of serving a FREE meal to veterans and active duty military on Veteran’s Day (Monday, Nov. 11, 2019). They also have an ongoing drink-of-the-month special.
Arogsy Casino: Terrace Buffet at Argosy Casino is offering veterans a FREE buffet on Veterans Day Monday, Nov. 11. Just present valid military ID and mychoice card at lunch (11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.) or dinner (3 p.m. to 9 p.m.).
Bonefish Grill: On Monday, Nov. 11, a FREE appetizer, including the popular Bang Bang Shrimp, is available to all veterans and active or retired military service members. A valid military ID is needed to receive the deal. Kansas City has Bonefish restaurants in Leawood, KS and Kansas City North, MO, but the offer is good nationwide if you happen to be out of town on Veterans Day.
Brew Lab: Veterans can belly up to the bar for a FREE beer at Brew Lab in downtown Overland Park. The freebie is good on Veterans Day Monday, Nov. 11.
Brewery Emperial: This local brewery at 1829 Oak Street in the Crossroads District is saluting veterans with a FREE appetizer and buy-one-get-one FREE beers on Monday, Nov. 11. Just show valid military ID for the deal. It’s also Chicken Wing Monday so anyone can get buttermilk fried wings and fries for $8. While you’re eating and drinking, say thanks to Nicki the bartender because she’s a veteran as well.
Carrabba’s Italian Grill: All veterans, active military, police officers and firefighters can get a FREE order of calamari with any purchase all weekend Nov. 8-11. Carrabba’s also offers an everyday 10% military discount.
Chili’s Restaurants: On Nov. 11, Chili’s offers a special menu for veterans and active military to eat for FREE at the chains participating restaurant’s across the United States.
Chipotle: Show your military ID at a participating Chipotle and take advantage of a buy-one-get-one-FREE entree offer on Monday, Nov. 11. The offer is open to U.S. military members, including active duty, reserve, National Guard, retired, veteran and spouses). There is a limit of one FREE menu item per U.S. military ID. Dine-in only.
Dolce Bakery: Those who have served our country can get a FREE made-from-scratch cookie, cupcake or roll on Veterans Day Monday, Nov. 11 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. at this Prairie Village-based bakery. Just show your military ID to claim the offer. Also, Dolce offers a 10% discount every day in store to all active military and veterans.
Fogo de Chao: A 50% Veterans Day discount is available for all veterans and active duty military over Veterans Day weekend (Nov. 8-11). Valid military ID is required for the offer. Additionally, up to three guests dining with them receive 10% off their meal.
Gordon Biersch: Active duty service members or veterans in uniform or with valid military ID, can choose a FREE entree from a special menu on Nov. 11. The chain is also donating 25 cents of every Vets IPA pint sold to local veterans charity Nov. 11-17.
Hooters: All active duty and retired military eat FREE at Hooter’s on Monday, Nov. 11. The Veterans Day menu includes six of Hooters’ most popular entrées including: 10-Piece Traditional Wings, 10-Piece Smoked Wings, 10-Piece Boneless Wings, Hooters Burger, Buffalo Chicken Salad and Buffalo Chicken Sandwich.
HopCat Kansas City: HopCat Kansas City in Wesport is saying thanks to veterans and active duty military members with a FREE meal and soft drink on Monday, Nov. 11. No other purchase necessary. Military ID or proof service required to claim the offer. Good for dine-in only. Veterans, first responders and active-duty military services members receive 10% off food purchases at HopCat Kansas City every day with ID.
Little Caesars Pizza: From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Veterans Day (Monday, Nov. 11), veterans and active military members can receive a free $5 HOT-N-READY lunch combo from participating Little Caesars. The combo includes four slices of Little Caesars deep dish pizza and a 20-ounce drink.
McDonald’s: To show appreciation for the men and women who have served, and continue to serve, our country, all active and retired military personnel who are in uniform or present a valid military ID in the lobby of a local McDonald’s will receive a FREE sandwich. The offer is good at any McDonald’s restaurant in the Kansas City metro area, including St. Joseph, Mo., on Monday, Nov. 11 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. There’s a limit of one FREE sandwich per qualifying person.
On the Border: All active and retired members of the U.S. military are invited to visit their nearest On The Border restaurant on Nov. 11 to receive a FREE dine-in combo meal served with rice and beans.
Transport Brewery: This local brewery at 11113 Johnson Drive in Shawnee, KS is offering 50% off beverages all day on Monday, Nov. 11 to veterans and active duty military with proof of service.
2019 Kansas City Veterans Day Attractions Discounts & Freebies
Amazon Prime Membership: Act fast! Veterans and active duty military members can receive an Amazon Prime membership for $79 per year. That’s a $40 savings off regular price.
AMC Theatres: AMC Stubs members get a FREE large popcorn when they purchase a military-priced movie ticket (showing after 4 p.m.) on Veterans Day Monday, Nov. 11. If you’re not an AMC Stubs member, it’s FREE and easy to join.
Chicken N Pickle Kansas City: FREE open play all day for all active and retired military; 10% of all purchases to a Veterans Without Orders.
JOCO Home + Remodeling Show: On Friday, Nov. 1, active military personnel, veterans, fire, police and first responders receive FREE admission.
Kansas City Zoo: The zoo is hosting Military Appreciation Days Nov. 9-11, 2019. FREE admission is granted to veterans and retired or active duty military personnel.
Main Event: All active-duty and retired U.S. military personnel are invited to enjoy a complimentary entrée and 30 minutes of game play at any center nationwide on Nov. 11. Honored guests can also enjoy a free entrée from a special menu featuring Bacon & Cheddar Burger, Jumbo Wings & Fries Combo, 10¢¢ Ultimate Sausage & Pepperoni Pizza, Classic Cobb Salad, Crispy Chicken Tender Sandwich and Chicken Tenders & Fries.
National Parks: FREE entry for everyone — even if you’re not a veteran or active military member — at all its parks on Veteran’s Day, November 11.
National World War I Museum and Memorial: General admission is FREE to veterans and active duty military members Nov. 8-11, 2019. The public receives half price admission all weekend. There are a variety of special exhibits and activities happening in the museum and on the grounds throughout Veterans Day Weekend.
2019 Kansas City Veterans Day Service Discounts & Freebies
B&Bs for Vets: Veterans are eligible for one free night at participating bed and breakfasts in the U.S. and Canada. The offer is good for one night on Sunday, Nov. 10. Visit the link for lodging near you or your destination. it looks like the closest locations from Kansas City are Eureka Springs, Ark., Hermann, Mo. and Caledonia, Mo. You must book directly with the business, and valid ID is required.
Great Clips: This annual promotion gives FREE haircuts to veterans and active military members, as well as a way for civilians to thank a military hero they know. Eligible military members can take advantage of this offer beyond Veterans Day. See here for details.
Lowe’s: Lowe’s offers 10% off eligible purchases every day to veterans, active military personnel and retirees. You have to sign up online for the Lowe’s personal shopping card to qualify for the discount, and the discount will be linked to your MyLowe’s account. More details available here.
Phoenix Natural Wellness Lenexa: Veterans get 20% off all purchases through Nov. 11, 2019. This is double the standard discount of 10%. Store is located at 13342 College Blvd. in Lenexa, KS.
World Market: U.S. military, their spouses and veterans get 25% off all in-store purchases at World Market Nov. 9-11, 2019. Alcohol is excluded. Valid military ID is required at the time of purchase.
2019 Kansas City Veterans Day Events
Bunker Labs Kansas City Chapter Launch: Bunker Labs, a national non-profit dedicated to helping veterans and their spouses start their own business, celebrates the official start of the Kansas City chapter with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Nov. 19. Registration is requested for this FREE event happening from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at The Black Archives of Mid-America (1722 East 17th Terrace, Kansas City, MO).
Club 27 Veterans Appreciation Breakfast: Club 27 restaurant at at Sykes/Lady Overland Park Golf Club is serving a FREE breakfast buffet of scrambled eggs, sausage, hash browns, assorted pastries, coffee and orange juice station. RSVP online.
Johnson County Veterans Day Ceremony: Local women veterans receive a special salute at this year’s Johnson County Veterans Day observance at 11 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 11.
Leavenworth County Veterans Day Celebration and Parade: Four days of celebration culminating with the largest Veterans Day parade west of the Mississippi.
Leavenworth Tunnel Tours: The last chance of the year to experience this underground history opportunity. All ticket proceeds benefit the Leavenworth VFW.
Lee’s Summit Veterans Day Parade: Jack Ray Post 5789, Veterans of Foreign Wars, is hosting a community parade to honor veterans of all military services on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. The parade begins at noon at the Lee’s Summit High School parking lot.
National World War I Museum and Memorial: Tribute will be paid to our country’s veterans during a ceremony on the museum and memorial grounds at 10 a.m. on Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11. At 2 p.m., a dedication ceremony will be held to commemorate more than 100 new Walk of Honor bricks.
Overland Park Veterans Day Celebration: The City of Overland Park and Sprint are hosting at variety of activities at the Sprint Campus from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7.
Three Dog Bakery Veterans’ Day Check Donation: Join Three Dog Bakery at their Leawood, KS store for a 9:30 a.m. check presentation to F.I.S.H. (Friends in Service to Heroes) to help purchase service dogs for veterans in need. Light refreshments follow the presentation. For sales made at their bakeries and retail stores, Three Dog Bakery’s Corporate Office will match up to 15% for an additional donation to F.I.S.H. The Leawood store is located at 4322 W. 119th Street.
Veteran’s Appreciation Coffee: This FREE event from the Olathe Parks and Recreation Department includes coffee, juice, pastries and a discussion with Vietnam veteran John Reichley. Registration required by Nov. 7.
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