Save Big With These 2022 Military Appreciation Month Discounts

Save Big With These 2022 Military Appreciation Month Discounts
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Editor’s note: This article by Heather Sweeney originally appeared on, a leading source of news for the military and veteran community.


Service members and families will be honored during Military Appreciation Month with a variety of discounts in 2022.  


Information on discounts will be added as it becomes available. Please check back frequently as the list is updated.


2022 Military Appreciation Month Discounts

Academy Sports + Outdoors

Current and former military members get 10% off their entire purchase both in-store and online May 1 through July 4.


Blue Star Museums

Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel, including the National Guard and Reserves, and their families. The 2022 Blue Star Museums program begins on Armed Forces Day (May 21) and ends on Labor Day (September 5). 


Brakes To Go

Brakes To Go is offering a 10% discount off brake services for the entire month of May for those who are currently serving in the military, or have previously served. Book an appointment and show a valid verification of your military service: military ID card, VA benefits card, or a veterans ID card.


Busch Gardens

Through the Waves of Honor program, former military personnel and up to three guests may enjoy one complimentary admission to Busch Gardens in Virginia or Florida. Veterans can also purchase up to six additional tickets at 50% off. These tickets are available online through May 15 and must be redeemed at the park by July 10, 2022.


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Cincinnati Zoo

All members of the military will receive free admission on Memorial Day. The offer also allows military personnel to purchase up to six half-price admission tickets for members of their immediate family.


Colonial Williamsburg

Active-duty military, Reservists, National Guard personnel, retired military and veterans receive complimentary admission once annually for themselves and up to three direct dependents on either Memorial Day weekend or Veterans Day weekend. 


Indianapolis Zoo

Current and former members of the military are admitted free on Memorial Day.


LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester

During the month of May, active-duty military, Reservists and veterans get free entry plus 50% off for their friends and family (up to four guests). This offer is valid online or at admissions.


Magic Springs Theme and Water Park

Magic Springs is saluting members of the military with free admission May 28 through June 12. Bring your military ID to any ticket window. Family members receive $36.99 admission when accompanied by a military member.


Mission BBQ

Veterans and active-duty military get a free sandwich the week of May 16. (Dates vary by service branch.)


Navy Federal Credit Union

Navy Federal Credit Union is celebrating Military Appreciation Month with special offers for its members. Open a Navy Federal cashRewards credit card and get $200 cash back when you spend $2,000 within 90 days of account opening, refinance your current auto loan from another lender and get a $200 bonus, or open a new EasyStart or Special EasyStart Certificate and get a $30 bonus after you make three automatic transfers.



QALO is offering a free ring from its U.S. Military Collection throughout May.


Rack Room Shoes

Rack Room Shoes offers a 20% discount off your entire purchase in stores on Memorial Day to anyone with a military ID.



Veterans receive one complimentary single-day ticket plus three complimentary tickets for guests to use at SeaWorld Orlando, SeaWorld San Antonio, and SeaWorld San Diego by July 10, 2022. Registration ends May 15, 2022. (The veteran must be present with their guests.)


Former military personnel may also enjoy 50% Off SeaWorld Orlando Single-Day Tickets (limit of six), All-Day Dining Deals (4 for $150) and a SeaWorld $20 T-Shirt (up to 33% off) to be purchased online during those dates.


Silverwood Theme Park

Military personnel and veterans with ID receive free admission to Silverwood Theme Park on May 28, 29 and 30, 2022. Their immediate family members (spouse and children) also receive a special discounted rate when purchasing tickets at Silverwood's front gate.


Sleep Number

Sleep Number is offering 20% off all Sleep Number 360® smart beds, all bases, and most bedding purchases through June 6, 2022. This offer is valid in store, online, Customer Sales Center or via Live Chat. 


Splashway Waterpark and Campground

Active military, veterans, and their immediate family members (spouse and children) can purchase discounted tickets or Season Passes at the gate with their valid ID on Memorial Day.


Sun Splash Family Waterpark

On Memorial Day, May 30, active and retired military members with ID receive one free admission ticket.



UFC GYM is offering a complimentary 30-day training period to active duty and retired military personnel. Service members may redeem the offer at select UFC GYM® and UFC FIT® locations through May 31. The complimentary training month is available to new members with a valid military ID. Classes and amenities may vary by location, so inquire at the location for details.



Walgreens offers veterans, service members and their families 20% off eligible regular price items with myWalgreens in store only May 27 through 30.


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