MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — With Veterans Day just around the corner, businesses and organizations across the country are announcing deals, discounts and freebies offered exclusively to our nation’s heroes this weekend.
Here are a few places where active military members and veterans can take advantage of a few offers for the holiday:READ MORE: Family Mourns 'Loving' And 'Gentle' St. Paul Man After Fatal Hit-And-Run
Mystic Lake Casino — Free brunch and Prime Rib dinner buffets for anyone with a valid military ID (Nov. 11, 2017).
National Parks — Free admission for all at Voyageurs, Isle Royale, Badlands and all other National Parks across the country (Nov. 11-12, 2017).
Chipotle — Buy one burrito, bowl, salad or order of tacos and get one free for anyone with a valid military ID (Nov. 7, 2017).
Famous Dave’s — A free meal of two meats, a corn muffin and a choice of a side is available to anyone with a valid military ID (Nov. 11, 2017).
Great Clips and Sports Clips — Many stores will provide free haircuts for active duty military & veterans. Click here for more information. (Nov. 11, 2017 at Great Clips and Nov. 11, 2017 at selected Sports Clips)
IHOP — Free stack of “Red, White & Blue” pancakes for those with a valid military ID (Nov. 10, 2017).
Applebee’s — Service members get to choose one of seven free entrees this Veterans Day (Nov. 11, 2017).READ MORE: Minnesota Gophers Beat Maryland 34-16
Bob Evans — Veterans can choose one of six free meals at participating stores (Nov. 11, 2017).
Minnesota Zoo — All through the end of the year, veterans can get free admission, free parking and half-price admission for family members at the Minnesota Zoo (Nov. 11, 2017 – Jan. 1, 2018).
Red Lobster — A free appetizer or dessert is available to anyone with a valid military ID this Saturday (Nov. 11, 2017).
Denny’s — A free Grand Slam is available for those with a valid military ID at Denny’s this Friday (Nov. 10, 2017).
Golden Corral — As part of Military Appreciation Night, veterans get a free meal (Nov. 13, 2017)
Hy-Vee — The popular grocery store chain is offering a free breakfast buffet to veterans at participating stores (Nov. 11, 2017).
Red Robin — Veterans can get a free burger and bottomless fries (Nov. 11, 2017).
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Dozens of other restaurants and business are offering freebies and discounts this Veterans Day weekend. For more offers, check out the list at Military.com.