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Veterans Day Events, Freebies and Deals for Wichita

Veterans Day Events Freebies & Deals

Veterans and active-duty members of the U.S. military are worthy of our respect and gratitude every day (see Military Discounts in Wichita), but on Veterans Day we can do one better and take them out for a free meal, attend an event that honors them, visit one of the Wichita attractions that offer free admission […]

Free meal at Applebees for Veterans and Active Duty Military on Nov. 11

applebees free veterans day meal 2021

Applebees is giving all active military and veterans a free meal on Veterans Day, Friday, November 11, 2022. “For 14 years and counting, Applebee’s restaurants across the country have served 10.3 million free meals in honor of our nation’s heroes, and this year is no different.”  The free meal is available with proof of service […]

Free combo meal for veterans at Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers

Freddy's Frozen Custard, Wichita KS

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers has another awesome Veterans Day deal this year (2022).  The fast-casual restaurant that started right here in Wichita will give a free combo meal cards to any veteran or active-duty military personnel who visit a Freddy’s restaurant on Veterans Day, November 11, 2022.  The free combo meal cards will be […]

Free coffee for veterans, military, and military spouses at Starbucks on November 11

Starbucks Veterans Day Deal Wichita

Here’s a veterans day deal from Starbucks.  On November 11, veterans, active duty military, and military spouses can get a free “tall” 12 oz hot or iced coffee at Starbucks.  For Veterans Day 2022, Starbucks said it will donate $100,000 to Team Red, White and Blue (Team RWB), a nonprofit organization focused on veteran mental and physical […]

Wichita Veterans Day Parade

Veterans Day Parade

Wichita’s annual Veteran’s Day parade is scheduled for November 5, 2022. It’s one of the events in Wichita our family hardly ever misses. Veterans day is on November 11th so make sure not to miss the parade that’s on the 5th.  We’re also gathering information about numerous Veterans Day freebies and discounts in the Wichita area.  […]

Free Bricktown Brewery entree for military and veterans

Bricktown Brewery restaurant Wichita on West Tyler Road

    Add this to the list of Wichita Veterans Day specials. Bricktown Brewery will honor veterans and active military (with valid ID) on November 11th. Active and retired military may choose a free entree from a limited menu.  The offer is valid for dine-in only with military ID.  Bricktown Brewery has two restaurants in […]

Annual Veterans Day Program in Wichita

The granite and marble sign identifying Wichita's Veterans Memorial Park

The Wichita Veterans Day parade was last weekend, but the annual ceremony to celebrate and honor U.S. military veterans veterans is happening on Wednesday.  Veterans Memorial Park of Wichita will conduct its annual Veterans Day Program at the Park this Thursday, November 11, 2021 at 11 a.m.  The program will include the flag lined walkway, a […]

Red Robin serves free burger and fries for veterans — sign up by Nov. 1

One of the biggest days of the year for FREE food is just around the corner — Veterans Day, Nov. 11. As usual, veterans and military personnel can expect several deals, discounts and, most importantly, lots of FREE food to honor and celebrate the day. Red Robin is one of the first to announce its Veterans […]

DQ Veterans Day deal

free dq blizzard veterans day wichita ks

Two Dairy Queen locations in Wichita have announced an awesome deal for Veterans Day 2021. DQ on North Rock Road and DQ on East Central will be participating in the offer of a FREE medium Blizzard to active and former members of the U.S. military on Veterans Day. The free DQ Blizzard is available to […]

Great Clips: Free haircut for active military and veterans

Free haircuts for veterans on Veterans Day at Great Clips

Great Clips is celebrating Veterans Day  with a promo that’s a cut above the rest. On Nov. 11, the salon will give all veterans and active military members a FREE haircut (regularly $17, at most locations) — no buzz-cut required. Related: Free haircut coupon at new Sport Clips Haircut location in Wichita (through Nov. 22) This […]

Free admission to Kansas Aviation Museum for veterans and active military

KAM Kansas Aviation Museum photos

Active-duty military and veterans will get FREE admission to the Kansas Aviation Museum during the week of Veterans Day.   The museum will actually be closed on Monday, November 11, since it is always closed on Mondays. But the free admission is valid for all open days from November 10-16, 2019.  KAM is open Sunday […]

4 wings for $1 with entree purchase at Chick N Max Wichita

Chick n max wichita wings

Chick N Max in Wichita will have a Veterans Day promotion that everyone can enjoy (not just military or veterans) on Monday, November 11.  The Wichita-born fast-casual chicken chain will offer 4 of its smoked or fried wings for $1 with any entree purchase. (Limit one order per person.) This offer is available at all […]

Free appetizer or dessert for veterans at Red Lobster

Red Lobster Veterans Day Wichita, KS 2019

Take your favorite veteran out for seafood! In honor of Veterans Day, Red Lobster will be offering a free appetizer or dessert to veterans, active-duty military and reservists with a valid military ID  on Monday, November 11, 2020. You can see your choices below the picture.  Check out our roundup of Veterans Day events, freebies […]

Free Entrée for Veterans and Active Military at Chili’s on Nov. 11

Chili's free veterans day entree 2019

Chili’s will salute veterans and active-duty military on November 11, 2019 with a FREE entrée from a special menu. Your FREE entrée choices include: Chicken Crispers Margarita Grilled Chicken Bowl of Chili or Soup & Salad Chicken Bacon Ranch Quesadillas Just Bacon Burger Oldtimer with Cheese Cajun Chicken Pasta The free Veterans Day entrée promotion […]

BJ’s Restaurant honors military vets November 11

free veterans day meal at bjs brewhouse

In honoring past and present military members, BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse is offering a free meal for them on Veteran’s Day this year. BJ’s Brewhouse Free Meal for Military and Veterans On Monday, November 11, all current and former military can enjoy a free entree up to $14.95 and a free Dr. Pepper beverage. You just […]

Golden Corral Military Appreciation Night

Veterans Day at Golden Corral

Golden Corral will hold its annual Military Appreciation Night on Veterans Day, Monday, November 11, 2019 from 5-9 p.m. So far, Golden Corral has served over 5.4 million free meals to active duty and retired military heroes. Additionally, the restaurant and its customers have raised over $15 million for Disabled American Veterans. The free “Thank […]

Discount card available for Sedgwick County veterans

Veteran and military discount card for Sedgwick County residents

Sedgwick County has teamed up with the website VeteransBargains.com to offer a veterans and military discount card for Sedgwick County residents. The discount card will be available beginning Monday, July 8, 2019. What is the Sedgwick County Veterans Discount Card? Local businesses voluntarily offer veteran and military discounts that are listed on the VeteransBargains website. […]

Veterans Coming Home: Salute & Awards Banquet

Veterans Banquet KPTS Wichita

On Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Wichita Airport, KPTS-Channel 8 will recognize three outstanding veterans and one local business at Veterans Coming Home: Salute & Awards Banquet 2018. At the banquet, KPTS will recognize three veterans from South Central Kansas who served their country and are making a difference in […]

FREE Meal for Veterans at On the Border

On the Border Veterans Day meal - free Create Your Own Combo for military and veterans with ID

In Wichita, active duty military and veterans will receive a free meal at On The Border this Veterans Day. The Mexican Grill and Cantina is saying thank you to service members and veterans with a FREE “Create Your Own Combo menu,” the restaurant’s best-seller featuring many possible meal combinations, on November 11. Veterans and active duty military […]

Veterans Appreciation Concert at the Cotillion Wichita

Mark your calendars. This will be a great way to support our local veterans and enjoy some great (and inexpensive!) entertainment at the same time. Alpha One Drop Zone is putting on a Veterans Appreciation Concert and Dance at the Cotillion. Doors open at 6 p.m. on November 18, 2017, and 100% of the proceeds […]

Free Car Washes for Veterans on Veteran’s Day

Free car washes for veterans from Grace for Vets and local car wash businesses

View our annual roundup of FREE Veterans Day Meals and Deals in Wichita KS All U.S. Military Active Duty and Veterans can get free car washes again this year on Veteran’s Day, November 11, 2017. According to the Grace for Vets website, several local car washes are offering the free washes this year. The FREE car […]

Annual KFDI Christmas in a Box Packing Event

You are invited to help pack up donated items to send to deployed troops this Christmas. NCRI’S 6th Annual KFDI Christmas in a Box Packing Event will be held on November 10, 2017. You can help by donating items or helping pack boxes and addressing them to send overseas. If you choose to volunteer, you’ll […]

Donut Decorating Party at Hurts Donuts

Hurts Donut t-shirt coupon

Kids in Wichita will be out of school for Veterans Day on Friday, November 11, so Hurts Donuts is holding a party – a donut decorating party! For just $5 per person, all the supplies will be provided, including donuts and toppings, for you to decorate your own delicious masterpiece. Will it look too good […]