Check out freebies, deals, discounts for Veterans Day 2018

Places offering special deals on Veterans Day

Veterans and active-duty military members will have the chance to receive discounts at various businesses over Veterans Day weekend.
Veterans and active-duty military members will have the chance to receive discounts at various businesses over Veterans Day weekend. (Getty Images)

With Veterans Day upon us, there are lots of business around the state offering discounts for veterans and their families throughout the weekend.

The actual day, it's worth noting, is on Sunday.

Here are some weekend deals we found on the website, although participation may vary. Call or check online with the restaurant or attraction you're planning on visiting to make sure that you'll receive the promotion that you're anticipating.

For a full list, click or tap here.

54th Street Grill & Bar (San Antonio, Frisco, Lewisville, Rector Irving, San Marcos, Forth Worth) - Free entree up to $12 on Veterans Day (Sunday) for veterans and active-duty military members who dine inside.

The Alamo  - Free tours and giveaways for all military members and veterans on Sunday.

Bombshells Restaurant & Bar (Austin, Dallas, Houston, Spring) - Free meals for veterans of any branch of the U.S. armed forces on Monday from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. There will be 20 percent discount on meals for veterans' families and active-service military members.

Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden - On Veterans Day Weekend (Saturday-Monday), all active- duty and retired military personnel enjoy complimentary admission (with valid military ID).

LA Burger (Carrollton, Irving, Richardson, Keller) -  Order one free burger per veteran with proper identification.

Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library (Austin) - Free admission to all visitors on Veterans Day on Sunday. The library will also be offering free admission to veterans on Monday.

McAlister’s Deli (Copperas Cove, Killeen, Wichita Falls) - On Sunday, all men and women of the military receive a complimentary entrée, drink and dessert.

METRO Houston - All veterans and active military service personnel ride free on METRO on Monday.

Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt (San Antonio) - All veterans and active duty military will receive free froyo on Sunday when they show their military ID. 

Paramount Dental (Round Rock) - During the month of November, veterans are offered a 30 percent discount that applies to all treatment except for implants and Invisalign, which will have a separate special promotion.

Space Center Houston - Members of the military, police, fire and emergency medical technicians will receive free admission for the entire month of November by showing their public service, military IDs or badges.

Texas Parks & Wildlife (Austin) - Active-duty and retired military members entrance fees are waived for all day users on Sunday. Standard facility fees and camping/overnight fees still apply.

Village Creek State Park (Lumberton) - Active-duty military members and veterans receive free park entrance on Sunday. Camping and other activity fees still apply.

The Wash Tub (San Antonio, New Braunfels, San Marcos, Schertz, Kerrville, Round Rock) - Will offer free car washes for veterans and active military on Sunday and Monday, upon presentation of a military ID. 


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