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UPDATE: Events and deals for Veterans Day

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Veterans Day is Tuesday, November 11, and many businesses are offering free or discounted food and services to say thanks to the men and women who have served our country.


  • The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Concert at 7 p.m. at Memorial Auditorium
  • A Veterans Day Program at Chattanooga National Cemetery Pavilion at 11 a.m.
  • A Veterans Day Program at Pope Student Center at Dalton State at 9 a.m.
  • Veterans Day Program at East Ridge City Hall at 11 a.m.


  • Applebee's -- Veterans and active duty military receive a free meal from a limited menu, on Veterans Day, Tuesday, November 11.
  • Chili's -- Visit a participating Chili's on Tuesday, November 11, 2014, to get your Veterans Day free meal if you are a veteran or on active military duty. You'll need to show proof of military service to get your Veterans Day free meal.
  • Denny's -- Active, inactive and retired military personnel get a free Build Your Own Grand Slam on Tuesday, November 11, from 5 a.m. to noon at participating locations.
  • Einstein Bros Bagels -- Any veteran can stop by their local Einstein Bros Bagels on Tuesday, November 11 and get a free coffee. No purchase is required to get the free coffee, but you do need to show military ID. They get a 10% discount everyday.
  • Golden Corral -- Golden Corral Restaurants' Military Appreciation is actually Monday, November 17, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Military retirees, veterans, active duty, National Guard and Reserves are all welcome.
  • Hooters – Veterans and active duty military get a free meal up to $10.99 in value with a drink purchase at participating locations on Tuesday, November 11.
  • IHOP -- On Tuesday, November 11, participating IHOP Restaurants offer veterans and active duty military free Red, White and Blue pancakes from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Krispy Kreme – Krispy Kreme is offering a free doughnut and small coffee to all veterans on Tuesday, November 11 at Knox locations.
  • O'Charley's -- Veterans and active duty military can stop into an O'Charley's location and get a free meal from their new $9.99 menu on Tuesday, November 11. Be sure to bring military ID or proof of service for this free meal in case you're asked for it.
  • Olive Garden -- On Tuesday, November 11, all veterans and current service members get a free meal from a limited menu. Must bring military ID or proof of service.
  • Orange Leaf -- All veterans and active-duty military personnel can get a free cup of froyo at any Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt location on Tuesday, November 11, for Veterans Day. Proof of service is required to take advantage of this offer, such as dressing in military uniform or showing military ID, honors, or badges.
  • Outback Steakhouse -- All active and former service members receive a free Bloomin' Onion and a beverage on November 11. Outback is also offering active and former service members 15% off their meals Nov. 12 through Dec. 31.
  • Red Lobster -- Veterans, retired and active-duty military personnel receive a complimentary appetizer from a limited menu from Monday, November 10 to Thursday, November 13. Must bring military ID or proof of service.
  • Red Robin --Veterans and active duty military get a free Red's Tavern Double Burger with Bottomless Steak Fries on Tuesday, November 11.
  • Shoney's - Free All-American burger to veterans and troops.
  • Starbucks-- Starbucks will be giving out free tall brewed coffees to veterans, active duty military, and their spouses on Veterans Day.
  • Texas Roadhouse -- Texas Roadhouse locations nationwide will offer veterans a free lunch on Tuesday, November 11 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Offer is good for active duty, retired or former U.S. military.
  • Cracker Barrel -- a complimentary Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola® Cake dessert and opportunity to buy retail items from the Red, White & Blue collection from Nov. 1-11 with 10% of all proceeds donated to the USO.


  • Bass Pro Shops - During November and December, Bass Pro Shops will offer customers an opportunity to donate $1, $3, or $5 to AMVETS or the USO.
  • Bed Bath and Beyond -- Veterans, active duty, Reserves, Guard and spouses get 20% off their entire purchase November 8 through 11.
  • Great Clips – On Tuesday, November 11, customers who come in for a service can get a free haircut card to give to their favorite veteran. Veterans can also receive a free haircut or get the free haircut card. Haircuts are redeemable until Dec. 31. http://www.greatclips.com/promotions/veterans-day
  • Pilot Flying J - Pilot has pledged to donate 10 percent of its proceeds from the sale of coffee and hot beverages on Veterans Day to the Fisher House Foundation.
  • Publix -- Active and retired military personnel and their families get a 10% discount on Tuesday, November 11.
  • Rack Room Shoes -- Military personnel and their dependents get a 10% discount off entire purchase on Veteran's Day, November 11.
  • Sleep Number -- From October 14 through November 16, Sleep Number is providing special offers for current and past military personnel. Save $400-$700 on selected Sleep Number mattress sets. http://www.sleepnumber.com/military?cm_sp=Vetsday-_-Specials-_-Featured-bed-Main-military
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