2016 Veterans Day freebies and deals

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(WFLA) –– If you or a family member is a veteran, many restaurants and other businesses will be honoring them with discounts and freebies on Veterans Day, Friday Nov. 11, 2016.

Here’s a list of the deals we found-

  • World of Beer honors America’s heroes one beer at a time by  inviting all veterans and current servicemen and servicewomen to enjoy a free select draught beer by presenting a military ID, VA card or proof of service at World of Beer locations across the country.
  • JCPenney will offer a 5 percent discount from Nov. 10-13 to current and former military personnel and their immediate family members with valid military or VA identification provided in-store.  The discount can be combined with additional coupons and special offers including a $10 off $25 coupon with any form of payment or 20 percent off coupon when paying with a JCPenney credit card.
  • All active duty military, retired, prior service of the Armed Forces (includes Guards and Reserve), and dependents, can receive one free general admission ticket to The Florida Aquarium. Additional guests (up to 4 people) can receive a discounted $15 general admission ticket. Only redeemable at the Aquarium ticket office. *Must present Military ID DD-1172, Retired ID DD-2, Dependent ID, or copy of DD-214 w/ photo ID or state issued ID/driver’s license with the Veteran designation to The Florida Aquarium ticket booth on 11/11/2016.
  •  LEGOLAND® Florida Resort is offering all non-active duty military personnel free admission Nov. 1-20, 2016, plus a 50 percent discount on tickets for up to six guests during the same period. To receive free admission, U.S. veterans must present valid military ID or proof of veteran status at the theme park ticket windows on the day of their visit. This offer is not available online or by phone. On Veterans Day (Friday, Nov. 11) only, LEGOLAND Florida Resort will further honor veterans with a 10 percent discount on retail purchases and food and beverage items. To receive the Nov. 11 discounts, veterans with valid ID can request a wristband and flyer at the ticket windows. The discount only will be honored for those wearing the wristband.
  • HART will once again be offering free rides  to U.S. military veterans on Veterans Day, Friday, November 11, 2016.


  • Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida State Parks will be offering free admission at Florida’s 174 state parks for all families and visitors on Veterans Day, in recognition of all those who have served and are currently serving in our U.S. military.

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