Memorial Day Freebies


Here is a list of freebies available on Memorial Day/weekend. Some are available to anyone, some are only for military. If you know of a deal not on the list, please leave a comment.

24 Hour Fitness – Free club access for you and a friend May 22-25. Restrictions apply. See local club for details. – Free access to over 200 million military records through 5/25/15.

Cedar Fair Amusement Parks – Free admission for military at Cedar Point, California’s Great America, King’s Dominion, King’s Island, Knott’s Berry Farm, Carowinds, Dorney Park, Valleyfair, World’s of Fun, and Michigan’s Adventure.

Colonial Williamsburg – Active duty military, reservists, retirees, veterans, and their dependents receive free Colonial Williamsburg admission tickets during Memorial Day weekend, May 22-25.

Marie Callender’s – Free Magnificent Six breakfast on 5/25 to those who present a valid military ID or proof of service.

McCormick & Schmick’s – Free lunch or dinner entrée to active duty military, national guard, and veterans on 5/25/15.

Shoney’s – Free All American Burger to all active duty military and veterans on 5/25/15.

Target Portrait Studio – Free 8×10 with no sitting fee through 5/31/15 for military. Must present this coupon along with your military ID.

Texas de Brazil – Print a coupon for a free dessert with purchase of a regular lunch or dinner on 5/25/15.

Free Motorcycle Riding Lessons for Military/Veterans

Harley-Davidson announced that it is offering all current and former U.S. military FREE Riding Academy motorcycle training. The new “Learn to Ride” program, open to active-duty, retired, reservists and veterans, begins on Armed Forces Day, May 16, and runs through Sept. 13, 2015.

All stateside military can take advantage of this offer by visiting a Harley-Davidson dealer or going to If Riding Academy is not available in a particular area, Harley-Davidson will issue a Harley-Davidson gift card totaling the cost of the certified motorcycle safety program.

Those currently deployed outside the U.S. can also submit the “Learn to Ride” form by Sept. 13 and will receive a voucher for free motorcycle safety training that is good through 2016.

Free Admission to Blue Star Museums – Military

Beginning May 25th, more than 2,000 museums across America will be offering up FREE admission to all nation’s active duty military personnel including National Guard and Reserve and their families (up to 5 members) as part of the Blue Star Museum Program. These include children’s museums, fine art museums, history and science museums, and nature centers. Ends 9/7/15. Click here for more information.

Free Theme Park Admission – Military

Waves of Honor program offers any U.S. active duty military, activated or drilling reservist, or National Guardsman to one complimentary admission per year to either SeaWorld (Orlando, San Antonio, San Diego), Busch Gardens (Tampa, Williamsburg), Sesame Place (Langhorne) or Aquatica (San Diego), or Adventure Island (Tampa). Admission is also FREE for up to 3 direct dependents. Click here for more information and to register.