13 Places Giving Away Free Food & Deals on Memorial Day 2018

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By: Victor Padilla Posted: 4:17 PM, May 29, 2018 Updated: 3:08 PM, Jun 25, 2018

Memorial Day weekend is all about honoring our vets, but it’s also when stores offer some sweet shopping deals. After firing up the grill and eating yourself into a coma, visit these shops and restaurants for freebies and savings you can’t turn down.


1. Marie Callender’s

The only thing better than dessert is free dessert! Marie Callender’s is sweeting up your Memorial Day dining with a complimentary slice of pie when you order an entrée. Just a heads up that  some dessert items are excluded from this offer.


2. Ace Hardware

Ace Hardware is getting into the patriotic spirit by handing out 1 million 8 x 12’’ flags to customers across stores – absolutely free! They’re also honoring fallen soldiers by donating second flags to mark veteran graves at local Veterans of War posts. Get your free flag on Saturday, May 26.


3. Kohls

Looking to break a sweat without breaking the bank? Kohls is slashing up to 70% off Nike apparel. Clearance items include pants, hats and hoodies.


4. Denny’s

Dining on a dime? Save dollars at Denny’s, where you’ll get 20% off your bill at select locations.


5. Hooters

Here’s a deal that’s sure to be a hoot! Hooters is offering veterans and active duty members a free item from their Memorial Day menu. Diners can choose from the 10-piece traditional wings, 10-piece boneless wings, Buffalo chicken Sandwich, Buffalo chicken salad, or Hooters burger.


6. Jersey Mike’s

There’s no substitute for a good sub! Through Memorial Day weekend, Jersey Mike’s is giving away a free drink and side of chips when you purchase a regular or giant sandwich. Now that’s what we call sublime savings!


7. Macaroni Grill

Here’s another grill you can eat from this weekend – Macaroni Grill, that is! The Italian restaurant is cutting 40% off your check when you dine with a party of four or five. So leave your tongs at home, and treat your family out to eat.


8. Outback

If you’re serving our country, Outback will serve you in return. The steakhouse is granting a 15% discount to active duty military and their families on Memorial Day.



Memorial Day weekend will be full of furniture deals – but this one includes a free meal! IKEA will feed you a free meal from their food court when you purchase $100 worth of goods.


10. Einstein Bagels

Einstein Bagels is offering a “buy one, get one” deal from their Flavors Across America menu. Flavors include the Green Chile Bagel, Mac & Cheese Bagel, and more. All you have to do is show proof of local residence at checkout. The offer is available from May 26 to May 28 at participating locations only.


11. Lowe’s

Veterans can take advantage of a 10% discount at Lowe’s on Memorial Day. And the best part? Lowe’s offers this discount all year long!


12. Calvin Klein

If you’d rather skip the stores and do some online shopping, Calvin Klein is the place to buy. The designer is offering 40% off online orders!


13. Home Depot 

Home Depot also shows its love for veterans on Memorial Day – and every day of the year! Stop by for a 10% discount at checkout.


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