Veterans Day 2018: Deals, discounts and freebies

Businesses across the country are offering a salute to those who serve our country on Veterans Day.

Veterans Day is observed annually on November 11 to honor military veterans and those who are actively serving our country in the United States armed forces. Since Veterans Day lands on a Sunday this year, the observed holiday will be Monday Nov. 12 for most federal employees.

The entire weekend is full of deals. All discounts apply to both active-duty military personnel and veterans on Veterans Day unless otherwise specified.

Be sure to bring along proof of military service. Some exclusions apply.

Here's who is offering freebies and deals for Veterans Day:


Receive a free meal from a limited menu, on Nov 11.

Arizona Humane Society

All veterans and active military members receive 50% off pet adoption fees at any of the five locations in the Valley.

Brides Across America

Brides Across America holds a wedding gown giveaway for military in partnership with bridal salons across the country in November. Qualifying brides register to attend the event at a participating bridal salon by completing the registration form and paying a $40 fee. Attend the event and select one of the designated gowns on display.

Enterprise Car Sales

Active duty military members, veterans and their dependents get a Firestone Prepaid Maintenance Package with any used vehicle purchase during the month of November.

Grace for Vets

Car washes from around the world who join this program offer free car washes to veterans and service members on November 11.

Great Clips

On November 11, veterans and current military members can visit a Great Clips salon on November 11 to receive either a free haircut or the free haircut card to use at a later date. Non-military customers can purchase a service on Veterans Day and get a free haircut card to give to a veteran you know. Haircuts are redeemable until Dec. 31.

Home Depot

Home Depot offers a 10% discount to all veterans on November 11. Home Depot offers the 10% discount year round to for active duty and retirees.

Maricopa County Animal Care and Control

MCAA will be open on Veterans Day from 11am-3pm offering free pet adoptions to veterans for adult cats and dogs. Puppies, kittens and highly desired breeds will be half price. This deal will be offered at both east and west shelters.

Native Girll & Wings

All military veterans will receive one free menu item (valid up to $11.99) at any location.

Rack Room Shoes

Military personnel and their dependents get a 10% discount off entire purchase on November 11.

Pullano's Pizza & Wings

Veterans will be served a complimentary Italian dinner of their choice. Dine in only from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Veterans Day.


Veterans can get a free lunch and beverage on November 11 until 4 p.m.

Sport Clips

Participating locations are offering veterans and active duty service members free haircuts on November 11.


Veterans and their spouses can get a free tall coffee on Sunday and Monday.

Taco Guild

Military members receive a free order o chips and salsa plus a $25 gift card to be used in the future. Dine-in only.


Veterans will receive a free Chili Dog, small fries and a small Pepsi on November 11 at participating locations.