Military discounts for 4th of July
A.C. Moore: 15 percent off total regular and sale price purchase with valid ID every day.
Advance Auto Parts: 10 percent off regularly priced items for in-store purchases for active-duty, reserve and retired status members, all veterans receiving VA benefits, spouses and dependent children up to 18 with proof of military status.
Bass Pro Shops: 5 percent everyday military discount.
Active duty, retired military, veterans and their dependents get free admission to the zoo on July 4.
Blue Star Museums: Through Labor Day, active military and their families get free admission to more than 2,000 museums.
Busch Gardens: Through Wednesday, Busch Gardens parks, which include SeaWorld parks, are offering free admission for active duty and veterans and three free guest tickets. Sign up online at www.wavesofhonor.com as these offers are not available at parks.
Current and past military men and women will be honored with free park admission July 1-4 and can bring up to 6 guests for a discounted price.
Carowinds offers free park admission to any active, inactive or retired service men and women June 30 to July 8.
Active, retired or honorably discharged military members will receive free park admission on July 4. Military members can also purchase up to 6 additional tickets for family and friends for a discounted price.
All military members will receive free admission on July 4. Military personnel can also purchase up to six half-price admission tickets for members of their immediate family.
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is offering free admission and discounted Zoombezi Bay admission to military and their immediate family, June 30 through July 8.
Dorney Park in Pennsylvania offers free regular admission to any active or retired military personnel July 1 through 4. Military members can also purchase discount admission tickets for members of their immediate family (maximum of six).
Fogo De Chao: Complimentary dining for children age 12 and under, with the purchase of a full-priced adult meal. The one free kids meal is available Saturday, June 30th through Wednesday, July 4th. Mention FOGO4th to receive the 4th of July offer.
Ford: Through July 9, active duty and veterans get a bonus cash discount up to $1,000 on eligible cars, which is a special event from the general Ford Military Appreciation program. Learn more and sign up for verification at www.fordsalutesthosewhoserve.com.
Funderland Amusement Park in Sacramento, CA is offering military members, veterans and their families a free day of rides on July 4.
Active duty and retired military personnel get free admission to Gilroy Gardens June 30 – July 4.
Home Depot: All military veterans get a 10 percent discount on July 4 and there’s also a year-round 10 percent discount for active duty personnel, reservists, retired or disabled veterans and immediate dependents. Valid military required.
Jo-Ann Fabric: 10 percent discount for military service members and their families year round.
Kings Dominion is offering free admission for active duty military and veterans June 30 through July 4. They are also offering discounted tickets for dependents.
Kings Island is offering active duty military members and veterans free admission July 1 through 4. They are also offering discounted tickets for up to six family members.
Major League Baseball
Most major league (minor-league too) offer military discounts year-round and even deeper discounts or free admission around independence day. Additionally, there are typically military tributes during this time as well.
Michaels: 15 percent discount for military families every day.
Veterans and active duty members who visit Mystic Aquarium July 1 through 31 will receive free general admission. Dependent family members receive a discounted admission rate of $20.99 per adult, $15.99 per youth (13-17) and $13.99 per child (3-12).
Nike: Active, veteran, retired and reservists, spouses and dependents of active personnel get a 10 percent military discount at Nike.com and Nike, Converse and Hurley stores. To get the discount online, verification of eligibility is required and a military ID is required to get in-store savings.
Old Time Pottery: 10 percent military discount every day to active, retired military and their immediate families.
O’Reilly Auto Parts: In-store discount of 10 percent off retail price for most items for active duty, reserve members, retired service members and veterans with valid ID. Immediate family members of active duty or veterans are eligible for discount if they have a government issued dependent ID card (DD form 1173 or 1173-1).
Outback Steakhouse: Through Wednesday, active military, veterans, police officers and firefighters with valid state or federal identification get 20 percent off. There’s also a 10 percent every day Heroes Discount for servicemen and women, police officers and firefighters.
Pep Boys: 10 percent discount every day for active and retired military with valid military or veteran ID.
Rack Room Shoes: 10 percent military discount on July 4 and every Tuesday throughout the year with a valid military ID.
SeaWorld: Through July 4, SeaWorld parks, which include Busch Gardens, are offering free admission for active duty and veterans and three free guest tickets. Sign up online at www.wavesofhonor.com as these offers are not available at parks.
Sherwin-Williams: The company offers a year-round 15 percent military discount for active military, veterans reservists and their spouses.
Tractor Supply Co.
On Wednesday, July 4, veterans, service members and military dependents with a valid military ID or other proof of service can receive 15 percent off their entire purchase at all Tractor Supply locations.
TA Travel Centers: Veterans & Active Military Eat Free on July 4th
Active military and veterans are invited to their favorite Country Pride or Iron Skillet restaurant on July 4 to enjoy a free meal. Just show your proof of service at a participating Country Pride or Iron Skillet restaurant and enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner on us! It’s our way of saying thank you for your service. We look forward to serving you on July 4.
Valleyfair is offering free admission during their Military Days June 30 through July 4 for active duty military and veterans. Discounted tickets are available for up to six immediate family members.
Walgreens: With a free store loyalty card and valid military ID or proof of service, vets, active duty and their families get 20 percent off regular price items Wednesday
Veterans or active military members will receive complimentary admission to Worlds of Fun on July 4, with the option to purchase up to six discounted tickets for immediate family members.