May is Military Appreciation Month. Since this is the month designated to show appreciation and thanks to the military family, do not feel one ounce of guilt asking if there is a military discount that your family can take advantage of. Here are some discounts specific for the month of May.
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To kick off military appreciation month, Blue Star Museums is back this year and runs from May 15, 2021 to September 6, 2021. This program offers free admission to museums across the United States to active-duty personnel, National Guard and their families.
Where to Adventure
If you are looking to adventure in your local area, check to see if there is a discount offered on Armed Forces Day, May 15, 2021, or on Memorial Day.
Don’t forget about the free annual pass America the Beautiful Pass from the National Parks to explore the National Parks across the United States.
Carowinds is offering free admission for active military, retired military, National Guard and reservists, as well as veterans who were honorably or medically discharged.
The Cincinnati Zoo is offering free admission on Memorial Day to the active-duty service member with up to six half-price admission tickets for the family members.
California’s Great America offers free admission May 23-May 25 to active or retired military members with a ticket deal for up to six additional tickets for friends or family.
Colonial Williamsburg offers complimentary admission to active-duty military, reservists, National Guard, retired military personnel and veterans and up to three direct dependents on Memorial Day Weekend.
Idlewild and SoakZone is offering free admission to military personnel on May 30 and 31.
Silverwood Theme Park is offering free admission to military personnel and veterans on May 29, 30 and 31 with a discounted rate for immediate family members.
The Indianapolis Zoo is offering free admission to current and former military members on Memorial Day, and a $2 discount off admission to non-military family members.
The Magic Springs Theme and Water Park is offering free admission to active and veteran military May 16-31, with a ticket deal for family members when accompanied by a military member.
Silverwood Theme Park is offering free admission on May 31 to active military, retired military, disabled veterans and military reservists, with up to 4 family members accompanying the military member receving a $3 discount.
The Sun Splash Family Waterpark is offering free one-day admission to active, retired, reserves and disabled veterans with discounted ticket admission for up to 4 accompanied family members.
Worlds of Fun is offering complimentary admission to Worlds of Fun on May 15 and May 25.
Where to Shop
Apple offers a 10% discount off their products throughout the year to active duty military through their online verification.
If you are in need of a new cell phone plan, AT&T offers a 25% discount off their wireless plan to military and veteran families, T-Mobile offers discounts to active duty and veteran families off their wireless plans, and Verizon offers a discount on their wireless plans with a discount varying based on plan type.
Big Lots is offering a 15% military discount to active-duty and veterans throughout the month of May both in-store and online.
Hylete is offering 40% off the training apparel on offer plus an extra 10% during the month of May.
Rack Room Shoes is offering a 20% discount on the entire in-store purchase on Memorial Day.
Looking for a new mattress? Sleep Number is offering a military discount of an extra $100 off all Sleep Number smart beds and adjustable bases from May 7 – May 31, in store, online, by phone and via Live Chat.
Don’t forget about Home Depot and Lowe’s as you prepare your home and garden for the summer season. Both stores offer a 10% discount year-round.
Where to Eat
Joe’s Crab Shack is offering 10% discount to service member and veterans for dine-in orders on May 25th.
McCormick & Schmick’s is offering service members and veteran’s 10% off their dine-in orders on May 25th.
Mission BBQ is offering a free sandwich to all active duty service members and veterans during Armed Forces Week, each day is designated for the branch of service. Sign up for their email alerts to learn which day.
Rubio’s Coastal Grill is offering a free adult entrée to military and veterans with the purchase of another adult entrée.
Is there a military discount or freebie you have found for the month of the military appreciation? Let us know! Find discounts that are offered year-round here.