Veteran's Day this year is Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018! Here's a list of places that will offer veterans a free meal or freebie on this special day in Florence, SC! (Many are even for active-duty military men and women.) This holiday is always special to my family because my husband is a Navy veteran. Thank you all for your service!
  1. Shoney's is offering a free All You Can Eat breakfast to all past and present military from 6AM - 11AM. 
  2. Buffalo Wild Wings is offering a small order of wings and fries to veterans for dine-in on Veteran's Day. Must present acceptable proof of military service, which include: permanent or temporary US military ID cards, a DD 214 or veteran's card.
  3. Little Caesar's Pizza is offering a free $5 lunch combo for veterans and active military only between 11am - 2pm (lunch only). 
  4. Cracker Barrel is offering a free double chocolate fudge Coca Cola dessert to veterans. Dine in only. 
  5. Dunkin Donuts is offering one free donut to all active duty or retired military personnel all day long. Must show proof.
  6. IHOP is offering free red, white and blue pancakes for veterans and active-duty from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. 
  7. Great Clips: On November 11, veterans can get a free haircut, or present your military ID and get a coupon for a free haircut, which can be redeemed anytime before Dec. 31, 2018
  8. Red Lobster is offering active and past military members a free appetizer or dessert from a special menu. Offer will be valid on Sunday, November 11 and Monday, November 12.
  9. Ruby Tuesday is offering a free appetizer to past and present military. 
  10. Ripley's Aquarium in Myrtle Beach (1.5 hours from Florence, SC) usually offers a great special for veterans. Last year they offered Veterans $5 admission and their family members only paid 50% of regular tickets each. (Offer may change slightly year to year.) Babies under 2 are always free.
  11. Golden Corral also offers a free meal to Veterans but not on Veteran's Day. They will have their special free-all-you-can-eat buffet offer to veterans on Mon., Nov. 12th, 2018 from 5pm - 9pm. 
  12. Alligator Adventure in Myrtle Beach is offering retired and active military free entry from Nov. 9th - 12th, 2018 and families of veterans 50% off. 
  13. Starbucks Is Offering Free Coffee For Military 11/11. Veterans, Active Duty And Military Spouses, Enjoy A Free Tall (12 OZ) Hot Brewed Coffee On Veteran's Day.
  14. Chuck E. Cheese's is offering a free personal 1-topping pizza for active duty, national guard, retired and veterans with valid Military ID or proof of military service. 
Note: Tell your veteran to be prepared to show military ID or PROOF of military service to any of these places to get their freebie!!! Other websites may have outdated information from previous years that are not offered anymore so be careful. FlorenceMom.com will continually add offers and freebies to this list for our veterans as they are announced.  Hope you and your family will have a great Veteran's Day!

In Florence, you can visit the Florence Veterans Park (601 Woody Jones Blvd.., Florence, SC 29501) located right next to the Florence Center. It is located behind their large parking lot.