Veterans Day 2019
Monday, November 11th is Veterans Day. Puyallup Area Mom’s would like to extend a heartfelt THANK YOU to all the men and women who have bravely served their country. If you would also take a moment out of your day and say thank you to someone who has served. The sacrifice they’ve made for our country is extraordinary and needs to be honored.
There are a couple of events in the Puyallup Area this weekend and on Monday to honor Veterans in our area. Find more details on those events as well as discounts, sales and closures this Veterans Day.
All government facilities, non-retail businesses or services (banks, offices, etc.), public libraries, and community centers. Post offices are closed and there is no mail delivery. Paid street parking is free on Federal holidays. Some public transportation operates on reduced service, especially commuter routes. Others may operate on regular or holiday schedules (see Public Transportation below).
Most retail stores, shopping malls, grocery stores, drug stores, gas stations, restaurants, movie theaters, parks, and golf courses are open. Some stores may have reduced hours. Some locally owned stores and restaurants may close for the day. Garbage collection is normal. Ferries are on regular schedule.
Below are just some of the MANY discounts and freebees that are available to Veterans this weekend.
Applebee’s: Free meal from a special menu, Nov. 11, multiple locations available
McDonalds: Free extra value meal, Nov. 11, multiple locations available
Buffalo Wild Wings: Free small order of traditional or boneless wings, Nov. 11.
BJ’s Restaurant: Free entrée up to $12.95, Nov. 11
Red Robin: Free Red’s Tavern Double Burger, Nov. 11
Little Caesars Pizza: Free lunch combo, Nov. 11
7-Eleven: Free small Slurpee drink, Nov. 11
Olive Garden: Free meal from a special menu, Nov. 11
Denny’s: Free Grand Slam breakfast from 5 a.m. to midnight, Nov. 12
Farrelli’s Pizza: Free personal pizza, Nov. 11
Taco Time: Free soft taco combo meal, Nov. 11
Starbucks: Free Tall Coffee for Veterans and Spouses
Great Clips: All visitors receive a free haircut card to give to their favorite veteran and veterans can receive a free haircut or get the free haircut card Nov. 11
Sport Clips Haircuts: Free haircut, Nov. 11, plus $1 for every haircut will be donated to the “Help A Hero” scholarship campaign, helping servicemembers and veterans take the next step toward civilian careers through education.
Menchies: (multiple locations) Veterans and servicemen and women receive their first 6 ounces of frozen yogurt FREE on Veterans Day, Monday, November 11.
U.S. National Park Service: Free admission to most day-use recreation sites, Nov. 11, go online to find a national forest or grassland near you.
Northwest Trek Wildlife Park: Free admission, plus families get half off Nov. 10 -12, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., 11610 Trek Dr. E., Eatonville
Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium: Free admission, plus families get half off Nov. 10-12, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma
Museum of Glass: Free admission for veterans plus up to four guests, Nov. 11, 10 a.m. to 5p.m.; Nov. 12, noon-5 p.m. Featuring the Healing in Flames exhibition created by the Hot Shop Heroes Program, 1801 Dock St., Tacoma
LeMay – America’s Car Museum: Free admission, Nov. 11, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 2702 E. D St., Tacoma