Many businesses thank veterans and active military members by offering them a free meal or other gift on Veterans Day, which is Thursday, November 11th, 2021. If you’re a member of the military, please check out this list, and see if there’s a deal that you might be able to take advantage of.
If you’re not a military member, you probably know one. Why not share this information and also thank them as well?
Not all of these deals take place exactly on Veterans Day, so make sure to read all the details. But unless otherwise specified, these freebies and deals are for veterans and active duty military and take place Thursday, November 11, 2021.
Also, make sure to read this whole post, because it includes events like Veterans Day ceremonies, parades and festivals.
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Free and discounted food and drink
This will be a huge list. We will add deals as we hear about them.
Check back soon.
Other Freebies and discounts
Grace For Vets: Free car wash for veterans and military members on Thursday, November 11, 2021. Auto Bell is participating.
Veterans Day Events
Carolinas’ Veterans Day Festival
This new festival at Truist Field takes place Thursday, November 11th, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. It’s a free festival, open to the public. It will include an all-abilities bootcamp workout, a Kids Zone with inflatables, a veterans business expo, and will conclude with a skydiving demonstration, the presentation of the National Colors and a community awards ceremony,
Salute to Veterans Parade
The annual Veterans Day Parade will take place on Saturday, November 6th, 2021, at 11 a.m. The parade will start at North Tryon Street at 10th Street, and end at South Tryon at 3rd Street.
Veterans Day Parade Ceremony in Huntersville
The parade and ceremony will take place on Saturday, November 13th, 2021. The parade will start at 10 a.m., and the ceremony will follow at 11 a.m. at Veterans Park, 201 Huntersville-Concord Road, Huntersville.
Salute to America: A Veterans Day Celebration
Charlotte Concert Band, a volunteer community band, is presenting a free outdoor concert on November 6th, 2021, at 7 p.m., at Cabarrus Brewing Company. The concert by the 600-member band will celebrate our veterans and all who have served.
Veterans Day Program in Cornelius
The Veterans Day program in Cornelius will take place Thursday, November 11th, 2021, at 11 a.m. at the Veterans Monument at Rotary Plaza, 20017 NC-115, Cornelius, behind the Cornelius Town Hall.
Warbirds Over Monroe Air Show
Warbirds Over Monroe Air Show takes place Saturday, November 6th and 7th, 2021, starting at 9 a.m. each day, at the Charlotte-Monroe Executive Airport, 3900 Paul J. Helms Drive, Monroe. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for youth age 12-18, $5 for current and former military service men and women, and free for children under age 12.
Town of Waxhaw Veterans Day Ceremony
The annual Waxhaw Veterans Day ceremony takes place at the Waxhaw Military Wall of Honor, 100 E. North Main Street, Waxhaw, on November 11th, at 11 a.m.
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