Happy Memorial Day weekend! This is the time all of us in the U.S. remember the men and women who have served and sacrificed to defend our country. And we honor the 1,500,000 active-duty servicemembers and their families. One small way that businesses say thank you is by offering special discounts to military personnel, their families, and veterans.
There are sales and discounts for everyone this weekend, but we've rounded up a list of specials just for servicemembers. So enjoy the weekend, and enjoy these special discounts just for you!
Baja Fresh: 25 percent off May 24-27.
Bluestar Museums: Free admission for museums nationwide for active duty military personnel and their families from May 27 through Labor Day.
Charlie's Subs: Free subs at participating restaurants.
California's Great America: Free admission for active or retired military and vets; up to six family members can get tickets for $19.99.
Disneyland: Three-day Hopper tickets for $125 each.
Disney World: Four-day Hopper tickets for $156 each.
Home Depot: 10 percent discount for vets; 10 percent for active duty families year-round.
Jo-Ann Fabric: 20 percent off including sale and clearance items May 24-27.
Lowe's: 10 percent discount for vets; 10 percent for active duty families year-round.
Premium Outlets: National Military Appreciation Week. Various discounts offered at stores. Check information centers for more information.
Sam's Club: Get a $15 gift card when you enroll.
Shoney's: Free All-American burger for veterans and active-duty servicemembers May 27.
Twin Peaks: Active-duty servicemembers eat free on May 27.
Under Armour: Online 15 percent discount for military and veterans.
Walgreens: 15 percent off brand name items and 20 percent off Nice! and store brand items May 24-27.
Westgate Resorts: 31% off the best rate for 23 resorts in 11 destinations from May 24-May 27.
How are you observing Memorial Day this year?
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Going to baseball games
Riding bike rides in the nice weather
Playing outside after work/school
Going for walks outside