Veterans Day Celebrations and Discounts

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With Veterans Day quickly approaching here is a list of celebrations and discounts around the upstate.


Veterans Day Parades

· Anderson - November 10 at 3 p.m.

· Chesnee - November 9 at 2 p.m.

· Columbia - November 11 at 10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

· Spartanburg – November 7 at 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

· Westminster – November 11 at 5 p.m.


Veterans Day Events for Families

· Veterans Day Celebration at Shannon Forest Campus – November 8 at 8:30 a.m.

· SC Veterans Upstate Salute at Fluor Field- November 10 at 3 p.m.

· Veterans Day Encampment at Kings Mountain – November 9


War Memorials, Monuments, Museums and Battlefields to Visit on Veterans Day

· Springwood Cemetery (410 N. Main Street, Greenville)

· Major Rudolf Anderson Memorial (Swamp Rabbit Trail in Cleveland Park)

· Korean War Veteran’s Memorial (Lake Conestee Nature Park, Mauldin)

· Vietnam Veterans Memorial (Cleveland Park, Greenville)

· Cowpens National Battlefield (Cowpens, SC)

· Revolutionary War Battlefield at Musgrove Mill (Clinton, SC)

· Kings Mountain National Military Park (Blacksburg, SC)

· The Museum & Library of Confederate History (Greenville)


Discounts and Free Admission for Veterans and Military Personnel

· Chimney Rock State Park – November 9 – 11.


Restaurants with Free or Discounted Meals for Veterans Day

· Arby’s – Free roast beef classic sandwich.

· Applebees- One free meal from a limited menu.

· Backyard Burgers – Free burgers.

· Bonefish Grill – Free appetizer with purchase of an entrée.

· Buffalo Wild Wings – Free order of small boneless or traditional wings and a side of fries.

· California Dreaming – Free meal.

· Chili’s – Free meal.

· Chophouse 47 – Free meal.

· Chuck E. Cheese’s – Free individual 1-topping pizza.

· Cracker Barrel – Free crafted coffee or a slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake

· Dunkin Donuts – Free doughnut.

· Fatz Southern Kitchen – 25% off the whole month of November.

· Grimaldi’s Pizzeria – 15% off bill on Veterans Day. Alcohol excluded from discount.

· Golden Corral – Free dinner from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

· IHOP – Free pancakes from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

· Krispy Kreme – Free doughnut and small coffee.

· Little Caesar’s Pizza – Free $5 lunch combo from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

· Longhorn Steakhouse – Free appetizer and desserts.

· Olive Garden – Free entrée from a special menu.

· On the Border – Free meal from the Create Your Own Combo menu.

· Outback Steakhouse – 10% discount off order.

· Red Lobster – Free appetizer or dessert.

· Red Robin – Free Red’s Tavern Double Burger and Bottomless Steak Fries.

· Texas Roadhouse – Free special veterans lunch menu including beverage and sides.

· TGI Fridays – Free meal.

· Twin Peaks – Free meal from a special menu.


Stores with Discounts or Free Items

(Not all locations are participating so call your local store to find out.)

· Great Clips – Free haircut or get a card to receive one free haircut any other day this year. Non-military can get a free haircut card to give to their favorite veteran.

· Home Depot – 10% discount

· Lowe’s – 10% discount

· Publix – 10% discount

· Rack Room Shoes – 10% discount every Tuesday for military and dependents.

· Sport Clips – Free haircut


If you get a chance to speak with a veteran thank them for their service and sacrifices.

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