memorial day deals and freebies

In honor of Memorial Day, many businesses show their appreciation for those who have served and sacrificed by offering special deals and freebies for those in the armed forces.

Check out our roundup of the best Memorial Day deals and freebies in Boston in 2019. Many are exclusively for military members and veterans, but some deals are available for all.



Best Buy — Take up to 40% off appliance Top Deals through June 5th.

Costco — Military personnel can enjoy over $60 in freebies and bonus savings when they sign up for a new Costco membership.

Goodyear — Military can take advantage of free car care checks and 10% off Goodyear tires on Memorial Day.

Home Depot — Take up to 40% off appliances through June 5th plus special deals in other departments this month.

Lowe’s Home Improvement — Take up to 40% off appliances through June 5th.

Old Navy — Armed forces members can take 10% off when shopping at Old Navy.

Rosetta Stone — Learn a new language! Active US military and veterans can take 10% off Rosetta Stone products.

Sherwin Williams — All May, active and retired military can take an additional 10% off paints and stains.

Target — The retailer is offering 50% off on many furniture items through May 31st.

Walgreens — Military members with valid ID and a Walgreens Rewards card can get 20% off eligible store items May 27th.

Walmart — The retailer is offering Rollback pricing on grills, and they also have inflatable pools starting at only $20 through the end of the month.



99 Restaurants — Veterans and active-duty military can get a free entree with the purchase of a meal on May 27.

Boston Market — Boston Market is offering everyone a $29.99 meal deal this Memorial Day. The meal comes with an entire rotisserie chicken, half-rack of ribs, 4 sides, and 4 pieces of cornbread.

Dairy Queen — Have a sweet tooth? DQ has its 2 for $4 treat nights going on this summer. Get 2 medium dipped cones or sundaes for only $4 after 8 pm at participating locations.

Dunkin’ — Enjoy any small Coolatta for just $2 this Memorial Day.

Fogo de Chao — Veterans and active duty military can take 50% off their meal on Memorial Day.

Hooter’s — Active and retired military with an ID can enjoy a free entrée this Memorial Day.

McCormick & Schmick’s — Active members of the military, vets, and National Guard members with valid ID can enjoy a free entree at McCormick & Schmick’s on Memorial Day. We recommend making reservations.

McDonald’s — All during May, the fast-food chain has its 2 for $5 Mix and Match deals going on where you can get 2 popular menu items (e.g. Big Mac, Filet-O-Fish, 10-piece McNuggets, etc.) for 5 bucks.

Outback Steakhouse — On Memorial Day, veterans and active-duty armed forces can enjoy 20% off their meal with a valid ID.

Wendy’s — Frostys are only 50 cents this Memorial Day at Wendy’s.



Blue Star Museums — Blue Star Museums across the country give free admission to active duty military members all summer long through Labor Day. Boston Blue Star Museums include the Institute of Contemporary Art, Museum of Fine Arts, USS Constitution Museum, JFK Presidential Library and Museum, and more. Click here for the full list

Boston Zoo — Active duty military and veterans can save 50% off Boston Zoo admission with a valid military ID. This military deal is available year round.


Any other Memorial Day freebies and deals in Boston that you know about? Let us know by leaving a comment below.