Free Friday: Veteran’s Day Freebies

Disclaimer: Feel free to look at previous Free Friday posts to see if you can find any other freebies that are still active, but only this week’s freebies are new. Many older ones will be expired.

This weekend we remember and celebrate Veterans across our nation for Veteran’s Day on Sunday, November 11. The freebies listed under ‘Veteran’s Day Freebies’ (below) are only for veterans and/or active duty military service men and women, with proof of Military ID. So spread the word to everyone you know that has served or is serving in our military, and treat them to a free meal. These Free Friday freebies are sure to make everyone’s weekend even better! has brought together as many Free Friday freebies as we could find, all for you! Check them out and see what swag you can get this weekend!

Veteran’s Day Freebies:

As always, we appreciate and thank all of the men and women who have proudly served our country.

FREE Meal at Applebee’s: On Sunday, November 11th, veterans and active duty military can enjoy a free Applebee’s Signature Entrée. Available for dine-in only at participating locations. Check out the Applebee’s Veterans Day Signature Menu for more info.

FREE Meal and Beverage at California Pizza Kitchen: On Sunday, November 11, and Monday, November 12, all veterans and active military with valid ID or proof of service will get a free meal and non-alcoholic beverage at California Pizza Kitchen locations. Find a CPK location near you.

FREE Meal at Chili’s: On Sunday, November 11, Chili’s is offering military veterans past and present a free meal from their Dine-in limited menu. The offer is only available fro 11am-5pm. You must be able to show proof of military service. Beverages and gratuity are not included. Find a Chili’s location near you.

FREE All You Can Eat Pancakes at Denny’s: Denny’s is honoring all active, inactive and retired military personnel with free All You Can eat Pancakes from 6am to 2pm on Monday, November 12. Visit Denny’ to find your nearest location.

FREE Dinner at Golden Corral: On Monday, November 12, Golden Corral will have their 12th Annual Military Appreciation Monday dinner from 4pm-9pm. Any person who has served in the US Military will receive a free meal at Golden Corral. It’s a great opportunity to renew old friendships, make new friends or simply enjoy the evening as Golden Corral’s special guest. Find a Golden Corral location near you.

FREE Doughnut at Krispy Kreme: All active-duty, retirees and veterans can get a free doughnut at Krispy Kreme. This offer is only available at participating locations. So please call ahead to make sure the Krispy Kreme location near you is participating in this promotion.

FREE Small Slurpee at 7-Eleven: On Sunday, November 11, from 11am to 7pm, all current and former military members can get a free small Slurpee with military ID or proof or service. Find a 7-Eleven near you.

FREE Entree at Olive Garden: On Sunday, November 11th, active duty military and veterans can get a free entree (from a special menu) at Olive Garden locations. The free entrees include freshly baked garlic breadsticks, and your choice of soup or salad. Find an Olive Garden near you.

FREE Lunch at T.G.I. Friday’s: On Monday, November 12, all current and past military personnel will get a free lunch at participating T.G.I. Friday’s locations. You must either wear your uniform (if permitted), present your military ID or other proof of service. Find a T.G.I. Friday’s location near you.

FREE Lunch at Texas Roadhouse: On Monday, November 12th, all active, former or retired military personnel will get a free lunch and choice of drink at Texas Roadhouse locations. See their special Veterans Menu and find a location near you.

FREE Lunch at Sizzler: On Monday, November 12th, until 4pm, all veterans and active duty military can choose from one of 3 free lunch entrees at Sizzler. Proof is required. More info and participating locations.

FREE Red’s Tavern Double Burger and Steak Fries at Red Robin: On Monday, November 12th, guest with a military ID or proof of service will get a free Red’s Tavern Double Burger and Bottomless Steak Fries at participating Red Robin locations. Find a location near you.

FREE Appetizer at Red Lobster: On Sunday, November 11th, vets with military ID or proof of service make choose from select list of appetizers. Find a Red Lobster location near you.


FREE cup of Coffee from Seattle’s Best Coffee: Head on over to Seattle’s Best Coffee on Facebook and give their page a thumbs up (‘Like’). You can opt for a free coffee sample in the mail, or a free cup of coffee at one of their stores. If you want to receive a free sample in the mail, fill out the required info, and check your mailbox in 6-8 weeks for your freebie. If you prefer a fresh cup at one of their stores, check the list of participating locations near you, and stop by on Nov. 23rd to enjoy a free 1 ounce cup of delicious brewed coffee.

FREE Premium Chicken Sandwich at Sonic: When you purchase one premium chicken sandwich at Sonic, you receive another one for FREE. Print this coupon for your free premium chicken sandwich. Hurry, the coupon expires November 10th!

FREE Cup of Folgers Coffee: The best part of waking up… is to a free cup of coffee from Folgers. ‘Like’ the Folgers Facebook page and fill out the required information. Choose between Traditional Blend or Vanilla Biscotti Ground Coffee, and click on ‘Submit’. Expect your free sample of Folgers Gourmet Coffee to arrive in six to eight weeks.

FREE Meals at IKEA: Every Monday, you can get free breakfast at IKEA until 11am. On Tuesdays, take the kiddos into your local IKEA, where kids (12 and under) get a free combo meal from 11am to close (valued at $2.49). If you want to eat at IKEA three days in a row, then stop by on Wednesday so you can get a free dessert ($2.99 value) with the purchase of any hot entree ($4.99 and up).

FREE Pretzel Sample at Auntie Anne’s: Every Saturday from October 13 through November 10, Auntie’s Anne’s will have their Sampling Saturdays. This is the last weekend to visit your local Auntie’s Anne’s location and get your free sample!

FREE Pinkberry: Get some FREE fro-yo from Pinkberry when you sign up for a Pinkcard Loyalty Program. You’ll receive such perks as a free small pinkberry with topping when you register your card, and free pinkberry on your birthday! Find a Pinkberry location near you to sign up for your Pinkcard today!

FREE Stuffed Pizza Rollers from Pizza Hut: Sign up for the Pizza Hut email program, Pizza Party, and new members will receive free stuffed pizza rollers with their next online order.

FREE GODIVA Chocolate: Want free GODIVA chocolate every month? then join the GODIVA Rewards Club to receive great perks, such as a FREE piece of chocolate every month! Just visit a GODIVA boutique and provide your Rewards Club number, phone number or email address to confirm membership and eligibility. Another great perk is if you spend $20 in any given month, you get a free gift the following month. This will be especially awesome with the upcoming holiday season, and need for gifts of delicious chocolate!

FREE Papa John’s Pizza: It’s NFL season, and that means pizza and wings! For 17 weeks, Papa John’s is giving away 120,000 FREE Pizzas. If you sign up for the Papa Johns Papa Rewards program, you’ll be enrolled for the chance to win a FREE Pizza. If you’re already a Papa Rewards member, then you’re automatically enrolled, but if you’re not, register now for your chance to win a FREE Pizza. If you’re chosen as a winner, you’ll receive a promo code sent to your account email address. Visit for more details.

FREE Drink at Starbucks: This freebie is great for those that order drinks for their coworkers or bosses. It’ll also come in handy this weekend, if you’re picking up Starbucks on the way to visit friends and family. It’s called the “Starbucks Runner Reward”. When you buy four drinks at Starbucks, you’ll get the fifth drink for free! You can download the form here to make ordering easier.

FREE Appetizer or Desert at Chili’s: Going with the trend, this is another freebie that you redeem through Facebook. “Like” Chili’s on Facebook and fill out the form to join their Free Appetizer or Desert Fan Club. Once you’ve submitted your info, you’ll be taken to a page where you have the option to either print the coupon, or email it to yourself. You can also locate the Chili’s nearest you, and share the freebie with friends!

FREE “Creation” from Cold Stone Creamery: Sign up for the My Cold Stone Club and get a buy-one-get-one-free “Creation” coupon in your inbox right away. You’ll also get another coupon emailed to you on your birthday!

Hair Care

FREE Aveeno Nourish+ Shampoo: Get this Aveeno freebies by using your Facebook profile. ‘Like’ Aveeno’s Facebook page, and scroll down until you see a green button, ‘FREE SAMPLE’. Fill out the required information, and expect to receive your free sample in the mail in 4-6 weeks.

FREE Kids Haircuts at JCPenney: Every Sunday, starting November 4th, kids can receive a free haircut at JCPenney salons nationwide. I recommend calling your local JCPenney salon location and making an appointment, since this will be a very popular freebie.

Skin Care & Makeup

FREE Maybelline Dream Fresh BB Cream from Walmart: If you haven’t gotten on the bandwagon with the new skincare/makeup trend, BB creams, then now’s your chance. BB stands for Beauty Balm, and it combines skincare and makeup to perfect skin in 1 simple step. Get your free sample of Maybelline Dream Fresh BB cream by going to Click on ‘Get a Free Sample’, fill out the required info and short survey, and expect your free sample to arrive in 4 weeks.

FREE Sample of the Calico Minerals 3-Step System: If you want to revitalize your skin, try this 3-step system from Calico Minerals. It harnesses the power of the Dead Sea’s 26 minerals, to reveal amazing, supple, radiant skin. Simply fill out this form and allow 4-6 weeks to receive your freebie in the mail.


FREE Sample of Finish Quantum with Powerball Dishwashing Tablets: If you have signed up for this freebie in the past, you may not be able to sign up again. Click here and fill out the form to receive your free sample in the mail in 4-6 weeks.


FREE Family Photos at JCPenney: The Holidays are coming up, and that means family photos plastered on holiday cards to give to relatives. Take some of the hassle out of family photos with this free offer from JCPenney. All month long, get free sitting fees, a free 8×10, and a free digital copy emailed to you of your family photo session. Appointments will undoubtedly fill up quickly, so hurry and book your free family photo shoot today!

FREE Photo Prints and Portraits from Walmart: Walmart has a great Pre-Holiday deal on photos! You can get free wall portraits and photo bundles at Walmart pictureme! portrait studios. Hurry, these offers end Nov. 10th, so print these offers now!

FREE Photo Prints and Portraits at Babies R Us: Babies R Us Kiddie Kandids Portrait Studio has a great pre holiday deal on photo prints and portraits as well. Check out the free photo offers now.

FREE Photo Bundles at Sears Portrait Studio: Take advantage of these great free photo bundles from Sears Portrait Studio. Book your appointments soon, this pre-holiday deal is for 3 weeks only!


FREE Music from Pepsi: Download FREE NFL Theme Songs from Pepsi Music. Get popular tracks from artists like Kelly Clarkson, Wiz Khalifa, Aerosmith, Travie McCoy and more


Free Sample of BOSS Orange Fragrance for Men: If you want to try a new fragrance, request this free sample of BOSS Orange for Men. Fill out the form, and expect your sample to arrive in 6-8 weeks.

FREE Michael Kors Gold Rose Edition Fragrance Sample: This is a limited edition fragrance from Michael Kors, so the samples will probably go quickly. ‘Like’ the Michael Kors Facebook Page, and fill out the form to request your free sample of the Michael Kors Gold Rose Edition fragrance. It’s described as ‘Elegance, bottled’.


FREE 7-Day Membership to Gold’s Gym: This offer is still valid, so if you’re looking to start a new gym and get your fitness on track, then sign up for a 7-Day FREE VIP Membership at Gold’s Gym.

FREE Swole Sports Nutrition Sample Pack: Keep your summer fitness routine going strong with a free Swole Sports Nutrition Sample Pack from SwoleSports. Visit and fill out the quick form to receive your sample pack by mail.


FREE Sample of Centrum Flavor Burst Chews: Everyone needs their vitamins. Even adults. Get your free sample of Centrum Flabor Burst Chews, by filling out the required info on this form, and you’ll receive your freebie within 6-8 weeks. You’re one step closer to living a healthier way of life.

FREE Airborne Samples: It’s almost cold season, so it’s time to get prepared. Get 4 free samples of Airborme today, so you’ll be ready to face the Fall and Winter healthy! ‘Like’ the Airborne Health Facebook page and click on ‘Get 4 FREE Samples!’. Just fill out the required information, answer their short survey, and look out for your samples to arrive in the mail. You’ll get the New Airborne Hot Soothing Mix, the Airborne Plus Energy, Airborne Chewables, and Airborne Effervescent.

FREE Airborne Samples from Walmart: In addition to the free Airborne Sample you can get from the link above, you can also snag 4 more Airborne freebies from Just fill out the required info and click submit to receive 4 more free Airborne samples.


FREE Sample of SmartyPants Gummy Vitamins:
FREE Beech-Nut Toddler Welcome Kit: If you’ve got a toddler at home, then sign up to get a free Beech-Nut Stage 4/Stage 5 Toddler Welcome Kit. When you sign up, you’ll also receive their FREE monthly eNewsletter with great tips and advice for having little ones. Please allow 3-5 weeks for delivery.

FREE Kids Haircuts at JCPenney: Every Sunday, starting November 4th, kids can receive a free haircut at JCPenney salons nationwide. I recommend calling your local JCPenney salon location and making an appointment, since this will be a very popular freebie.


FREE Natural Balance Delectable Delights Dog or Cat Stew from PetCo: Treat your pet to a delectable delights dog or cat stew. Print this coupon to get one free, (up to a $2.99 value) at any petco store. Sales tax is not included in the coupon, which expires 11/30/2012.


FREE Business Card Sample from MOO: If you’re looking to market yourself or your business then you need great business cards. Don’t want to commit to an order of 250 and be unsatisfied? No problem. With the MOO Business Card Sampler, you go through the same process as a normal order, but you’ll be sampling just 10 cards. It’s quick, easy and FREE. They’re the same professional quality as a paid order, the only difference is that a small MOO logo is included on the cards.

Enjoy all of the freebies we’ve found for this installment of Free Friday, they’re sure to help break the monotony of the school and work week, and make the weekend that much better!

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