Veterans Day is Thursday, November 11. It's a day where we celebrate and honor the men and women who have served in the military and fought to protect the freedoms that we hold dear as Americans.

My grandfather fought in World War II, my father is a Vietnam era Veteran, and my older brother served in the National Guard. I have many friends currently serving around the world. Needless to say, I was raised with a respect for members of the military and those that have put their lives on the line so that we can live in the greatest country in the world.

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I want to say thank you to the men and women that have served our country, and those that continue to do so.

Many businesses in Bozeman are showing their appreciation for Veterans on Veterans Day by offering special discounts.

With help from a Facebook post by Joe Schumacher-Codding, Director of Veterans Services at Montana State University, we put together a list of Veterans Day deals in the Bozeman area.

2021 Veterans Day Deals in Bozeman

  • Olive Garden: All Veterans and Current Service members get a free meal from a limited menu.
  • Mr. Burritos: Free meal for all Veterans in uniform and with Military ID.
  • Applebee's: Veterans and active-duty military receive a free meal from a limited menu.
  • Famous Dave's: All Veterans and Current Services members get a free meal from a limited menu.
  • Outback Steakhouse: All Veterans and Current Service members get a free "Bloomin Onion" or a draft beer.
  • Bozeman Hot Springs: Everyone with a military ID gets to swim for $5. Nov. 8 - Nov. 12.
  • Rib and Chop House: 25% off on Veterans Day, partnering with Dog Tag Brewing to provide dinner and beer specials.
  • Buffalo Wild Wings: Free small order of traditional or boneless wings with a side of fries.
  • IHOP: Free stack of Red, White and Blue pancakes or a patriotic pancake combo from 7:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. on Friday.
  • Great Clips: Free Haircut or free haircut card to be used before December 31st.
  • Bed Bath & Beyond: 25% off entire purchase Nov. 9-12.
  • Jo-Ann Fabric: 10% discount Nov.r 9-12.
  • Home Depot: 10% discount
  • Lowes: 10% discount
  • Target: Nov. 11-13, 10% discount.
  • U.S National Park Services: Free Veterans Day Admission
  • The Mint (Belgrade): Veterans Eat for Free
  • Starbucks: Free Tall Hot Brewed Coffee
  • Mackenzie River Pizza: 25% off for Veterans

2021 Veterans Day Events

  • Breakfast at American Legion Post #14: 225 E. Main St. Bozeman, Montana. 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
  • Veterans Day Services at Sunset Hills Cemetery:11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • FREE Veterans Day concert put on by the MSU University Band: Reynolds Recital Hall in Howard Hall at MSU. 7:30 p.m.

2021 Veterans Day Events: Saturday, November 13

  • Suicide Prevention Training: Featuring Colonel Glen L. Bloomstrom at E – Free Church of Bozeman. 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Kickoff Bobcat Football vs. Idaho at Bobcat Stadium (standing room only). Kickoff at 1:00 p.m.
  • 2021 Marine Corps Ball at the Best Western Gran Tree Inn. 5:30 p.m. Tickets are required.

If you know of any Veterans Day deals or events that aren't included above, please let us know!

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