Every November 11th, Veterans Day commemorates the signing of the armistice that ended World War I. It honors US military veterans and is distinct from Memorial Day, which serves as a day of remembrance for fallen soldiers.
Many retailers not only offer special discounts and freebies for veterans on Veterans Day, but also slash prices store-wide for a limited time. See where to look for the best deals and giveaways.
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What to expect from Veterans Day sales
Veterans Day deals usually come around for a short period of time in late October and early November, giving shoppers a chance to get a head start on holiday shopping. While many of the deals are geared towards active military members, veterans and their families, there’s still plenty of savings to go around.
Some of the best deals and discounts this time of year are usually in these four categories:
Online mattress brands are known to slash prices for holidays like Veterans Day, so be on the lookout for dollar amounts off your new mattress, free pillows and sheets and other discounts.
Lots of mattress brands also offer a military discount year-round, including:
Now’s a great time of year to start prepping your home for the holidays, before the rush of Thanksgiving and Black Friday starts. Pick up essentials or decorate your home with goods from JCPenney, Bed, Bath & Beyond, Kohl's and Macy's.
Look for deals on a little of everything from these stores, from small kitchen appliances and area rugs to small tech items and holiday decor.
Restaurants are known to give discounts and freebies to veterans on Veterans day. Just a few of the chains that usually offer discounts and free meals for Veterans Day include:
- Olive Garden
- Max & Erma’s
- LongHorn Steakhouse
- Red Lobster
While Veterans Day sales aren’t nearly as big as Black Friday deals, you can usually scoop up a bargain on smaller buys before the craziness of the holiday season officially kicks off.
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