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Veterans Day Events, Celebrations and Discounts for Charlestown and area Service Men and Women

Pleasant Ridge Elementary Charlestown Veterans Day program, Friday Nov. 9th at 9:30am.

Charlestown Middle School Veterans Day Program

If you have a friend or family member who is a veteran that would like to attend, please RSVP using this link.

VFW Post 1427 Veteran’s Day Dinner

November 11th, 6:00 pm. Post 1427 is located at 350 Harrison Street, Charlestown. Veterans and their families are invited to attend.

Clarksville Veteran’s Day Ceremony

The Town of Clarksville will be hosting a special Veterans Day ceremony on Sunday, November 11th at 2:00 pm at the Veterans Place war memorial, located behind Clarksville’s town hall. The event will feature speakers, music, a flyover and 21 gun salute, as well as a special dedication for the 100th anniversary of WWI.

Louisville Veteran’s Day Parade

Friday, November 9th at 11 am. Parade will begin at Louisville Metro Hall, located at 527 West Jefferson. More info available at


The following chains honor our service men and women with specials on Veteran’s Day:

Texas Roadhouse — Free lunch for Veterans on Sunday, November 11th.

Rapid Fired Pizza – (Jeffersonville) Free one topping pizza for Vets and active military on Veterans Day.

Mission BBQ — Free sandwich and cake on November 11.

Goodfella’s Pizza (Henryville) – To show thanks to all of our Veterans, Sunday November 11th, we would like to offer a free meal (up to $10) for anyone who has served or is currently serving in the United States Armed Forces. We are forever thankful for you and all you have done by serving. 🇺🇸

Applebee’s — Veterans and active duty military receive a free meal from a limited menu, on November 11.

Buffalo Wild Wings — Veterans and active duty military personnel receive one small order of wings and a side of fries for free on November 11.

Chili’s — Veterans and active military service members get a free meal on November 11.

Cracker Barrel — Veterans get a complimentary slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake or a Crafted Coffee on November 11

Dunkin’ Donuts — On November 11, veterans and active duty military receive a free donut at participating locations.

Golden Corral — Golden Corral Restaurants’ Military Appreciation Night free dinner will be available on November 12, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Military retirees, veterans, active duty, National Guard and Reserves are all welcome.

Hooters — Veterans and active duty military get a free meal from a select menu at participating locations on November 11.

Logan’s Roadhouse — On November 11 between 3 and 6 pm, veterans and military personnel receive a free meal from the American Roadhouse Meals menu.

 Red Lobster — Veterans, active duty military and reservists get a free appetizer or dessert from a select menu on November 11 and 12.

Red Robin – Veterans and active duty military get a free Red’s Tavern Double Burger with Bottomless Steak Fries on November 11.


To honor those who are serving and who have served our country in military service, the Louisville Zoo is offering active and retired military and their dependents FREE general admission on Veterans Day, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018.

Those wishing to participate must simply have proof of military service (including but not limited to: U.S Uniformed Services ID Card, U.S. Uniformed Services Retired ID Card, current Leave and Earnings Statement (LES), veterans organization card (i.e., American Legion, VFW), photograph of yourself in uniform, wearing uniform, DD214 and citation or commendation) and present it at the Zoo’s admission windows.

In addition, on Nov. 11, 2018, active, retired military and their dependents (with a military identification card) will receive:

• 10% off gift shop purchases

• 50% off food and drink concessions

Active military receive free admission year-round at the Zoo. Active military dependents and retired military receive 10% off admission year-round. Military personnel are encouraged to check with the Leisure Travel offices at their bases in advance of their visit for other available discounts.

This page will be updated as more events and information become available. Please submit your event or info here!

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