Military Appreciation Month discounts

Military Appreciation Month discounts

Servicemembers and families are being honored during Military Appreciation Month with a variety of discounts. Below are some highlighted offerings. Please check back frequently as the list is updated, at

Adventure Aquarium

Adventure Aquarium in Camden, N.J., is offering $10 tickets with military ID and 4 additional guests Memorial Day weekend (May 23-25).

Affinia Hotel Collection

Book your stay at any Affinia hotel in NYC or D.C. between now and Sept. 7, 2015, and receive up to 20 percent off. Plus they will donate $10 per reservation to Wounded Warriors Family Support.

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 from Memorial Day, May 25, 2015, through Labor Day, Sept. 7, 2015.

California's Great America

For Memorial Day weekend, all active and retired servicemembers, including veterans, get free park admission to California's Great America, May 23-25, 2015, with a valid military ID.

Carnival Cruise

Carnival Cruise Lines is offering discounts and onboard credits in honor of Military Appreciation Month for active-duty and retired military personnel. You must book between May 4, 2015, and May 31, 2015, and the offer is good on sailings between Aug. 1, 2015, and May 31, 2016.

Chef Geoff's

Chef Geoff's, a neighborhood favorite in the greater Washington, D.C., area, provides 10 percent off to active members of the military starting May 28, 2015.

Colonial Williamsburg

Active-duty military, reservists, retirees, veterans and their dependents receive free admission Memorial Day weekend.

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill is honoring active military and veterans by treating them to a free lunch or dinner entrée on Memorial Day, May 25, 2015.

General Motors

All active, reserve, retired and veteran military can receive the General Motors military discount on Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles until June 30, 2015.

Home Depot

All veterans are eligible for Home Depot's 10 percent military discount on May 25 with a DoD-issued ID, a DD-214 or a veterans driver’s license. (This discount is good for veterans on July 4 and Veterans Day as well.)

Homewood Suites and Home2 Suites

In celebration of National Military Appreciation Month, Homewood Suites and Home2 Suites by Hilton are providing 15 percent off for all military through Aug. 13, 2016, for military members and their families to escape and enjoy an adventure together.

King's Dominion

King's Dominion is offering free park admission to any active, inactive or retired servicemembers May 23-25, 2015.

Knott's Berry Farm

Knott's Berry Farm is offering active, veteran and retired military personnel complimentary admission during Memorial Day weekend, May 23-25, and up to six tickets may be purchased for family and friends at a discounted rate.


Lowe's honors all veterans on Memorial Day (as well as July 4 and Veterans Day) with a 10 percent discount.

McCormick & Schmick’s

On Memorial Day, May 25, 2015, participating McCormick & Schmick’s locations will offer active-duty servicemembers, National Guard and veterans receive a complimentary lunch or dinner.

McDonald's Gives Back

For the entire month of May, McDonald’s of Hampton Roads and Northeast North Carolina will donate a portion of all sales of the Quarter Pounder with Cheese and the all new Artisan Chicken Sandwich Extra Value Meals to the Virginia Wounded Warrior Program (VWWP). Local residents are encouraged to visit their area McDonald’s to help make a difference in the Hampton Roads military community.

Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach celebrates Military Appreciation Days during the month of May with a full schedule of activities and events. Army veteran J. R. Martinez is Grand Marshal for the Military Appreciation Days parade on Saturday, May 16, which is also is Armed Forces Day. On May 16, there is a family picnic, which is free for all military and veterans along with their families.


Sears Tools is offering a double discount on tools (40 percent for regular priced, 10 percent for sale priced) from May 21 to May 31.

Shades of Green, Walt Disney World

Shades of Green, the military resort on Walt Disney World property, is running a room rate discount, with room rates based upon rank category. The Military Appreciation Special is available on standard rooms only, May 8-20, 2015. To make reservations, call (888) 593-2242.


Shoney's is serving a free All-American Burger to all active-duty military and veterans on Memorial Day, May 25, 2015.

Twin Peaks

Twin Peaks will offer all military men and women a free menu item from their Military Appreciation Menu on Memorial Day, May 25, 2015.


Active-duty and veterans will receive a free regular admission ticket into Valleyfair. They can also purchase discount admission tickets for members of their immediate family.



All current and former military personnel, and families of active-duty, reserves, guard and retirees are welcome to a 20 percent off in-store discount May 23-25. Customers can visit to print a copy of the coupon and redeem it at any JCPenney store across the country. Those who use their coupon with their JCPenney credit card will receive 25 percent off their in-store purchase. JCPenney Portraits is also offering a May Military Month special with a valid military ID. The special includes a free sitting fee (regularly $9.95 per person) and 8X10 portrait (a $9.99 value), as well as 50 percent off digital photos.


To the active and veteran community: iCracked is offering up a 50 percent discount until 9 p.m. PST on May 26, at iCracked is a company that repairs mobile devices (Apple and Samsung products).  

Gander Mountain

Gander Mountain would like to celebrate Memorial Day by honoring those who serve our country. This Monday (May 25), all Gander Mountain stores will be giving a 10 percent discount for all active-duty members, reserves and veterans of the U.S. Air Force, Army, Navy, Marines, National Guard and Coast Guard; employees of municipal police and fire departments and state law enforcement agencies; and emergency medical technicians employed by public entities. Please bring identification showing current membership in one of these organizations with you to a store to receive your 10 percent off.


The Wigwam in Arizona has maintained a strong relationship with our neighborhood heroes for the past 85 years, and the tradition continues this summer with a special Everyday Patriots program for our country's heroes. This iconic Arizona resort is proud to honor them with room rates starting at $89 per night, with a reduced resort fee of $10, May 10 through Sept. 3, 2015.

To book your “Everyday Patriots” package, visit or call:

(623) 935-3811

and request promo code: PATRIOTS