This Fourth of July and Independence Day weekend, many attractions and sports teams are paying tribute to our brave military service men and women by offering some awesome and extremely generous military discounts. And of course, you also have your awesome, everyday, travel, retail, attraction, and restaurant discounts to choose from too!
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Fourth of July Military Discounts
Like most military discounts, in order to take advantage of these Fourth of July military discounts, be sure to have a valid military ID with you.
Best Deal Magazines
- Take an Additional 16% Off at Best Deal Magazines. Enter Coupon Code 160708 During Checkout. Offer expires 7-8-2018.
- Deal of the Day – Colorado Homes & Lifestyles Magazine Just $4.99 for 1 Year at Best Deal Magazines, July 5th Only – A Retail Value of $44.55 – Order Now! Use Coupon Code 160708 and Save an Additional 16%!
(Cratejoy) Independence Day Deals! Subscription boxes
4th of July Sale – Save 20% off Sitewide at foreo.com. (excludes Luna Mini 2 & UFO) – Valid 7.1 – 7.6.18 Use Code: FOURTH18
- Happy Independence Day! Get 20% off all regular priced orders at Frank And Oak. Code: USA20. *Valid June 29, 2018, 9:00am ET to July 5, 2018, 8:59am ET. Excludes 3rd party items, gift cards, Style Plan & sale items. Online only. US customers only.
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- 50 percent offer portrait purchase. Click here for more details.
- Get a Free Box Spring and $100 Gift Card with purchase of Serta iComfort Blue Fusion 100 Firm Queen Mattress Set. Valid 6/22-7/12. (JCPenney)
Johnston & Murphy
Save Big This 4th of July with 25% Off Women's Suits. Shop Now at Macys.com! Valid 6/28 Through 7/8!
Promotion below starts 7/4/18 – 8/31/18
- Up to 25% Off With code SUMMERSAVE (Mountain Steals)
- The North Face – Up to 50% Off Past Season Favorites (Mountain Steals)
(Puritan's Pride) Extra 15% off 4th of July Sale- Up to 85% off and Free shipping on orders over $35. Code: JULY418 Valid 6/30 – 7/5.
- 4th Of July Sale At Quiksilver – Extra 25% Off On-Sale Styles. No Code Needed. Excludes Snow. Valid July 1 – July 5. Shop Now.
- 4th Of July Sale At Roxy – Extra 25% Off On-Sale Styles. No Code Needed. Excludes Snow. Valid July 1 – July 5. Shop Now.
Under Armour – A Special Independence Day Gift for Those Who Protect Our House: 10% off for Veterans & Service Members. Click here to start shopping using this Under Armour military discount.
Travel & Tourism
Palms Casino Resort (Las Vegas)
- Palms Casino Resort Exclusive! $49, with a free upgrade + VIP Passes to Ghostbar. Book Now (exp: 7/30/18)
- For more Las Vegas military discounts and deals, click HERE.
All Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas Hotels – For A Limited Time, Save An Extra 5% Off Room Rates! Book Now!
- Hotels.com: Save big NOW on all hotel bookings with Up to a $100 Cash Back Rebate with code REBATES18! Book by 12/31/18, Travel by 3/31/19.
- Celebrate Independence Day and Save up to 40% off!
Birmingham Zoo (AL)
The Birmingham Zoo invites families and friends to come out and join in all the fun the Zoo has to offer over the Fourth of July holiday. In honor of this holiday, the Zoo is giving FREE admission to veterans as well as all active and retired military and their dependents. Bring your proof of military service (military ID card, dependent ID card, driver’s license, etc.) to take part in all the fun the Zoo has to offer.
Blue Star Museums is a partnership among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, Joining Forces, MetLife Foundation, and museums across the country. Participating museums across the country offer free family admission for active duty military families from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Thousands of museums, art centers, and exhibits are offering free admission to all active duty, National Guard and Reserve military personnel and their families.
Veterans and military can go to the SeaWorld site WavesofHonor.com and book free admission for themselves and up to three guests to Busch Gardens and SeaWorld locations. Free tickets are available now through July 4, 2018, for SeaWorld Orlando, SeaWorld San Antonio, SeaWorld San Diego, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, and Busch Gardens Williamsburg.
California’s Great America (Santa Clara, CA) will celebrate the July 4th holiday weekend with fireworks set to lively patriotic music at 9:45 p.m. in the skies above Flight Deck. Additionally, current and past military members will be honored with free park admission (with valid ID) on July 4, 2018, and can bring up to 6 guests for just $23.99 each.
Visit Carowinds, June 30 – July 8, 2018, as they pay tribute to our brave military service men and women by offering FREE park admission to any active, inactive or retired United States Service men and women with a valid military I.D.
Cedar Point honors the brave men and women who have fought for our freedom and continue to protect our country with free admission into Cedar Point. Military Personnel (Active, retired, honorably discharged military members) receives FREE military admission into Cedar Point and Cedar Point Shores July 4th with proper ID. You are also able to purchase up to 6 additional discounted Cedar Point tickets ($44.00 + tax each) for family and friends. You will need to show one of the following valid forms of ID: Active Duty ID. Retired Personnel ID, VA ID or a copy of DD-214 discharge papers with photo ID.
All members of the military — active and retired — will receive FREE admission to the Zoo on July 4 and Veteran’s Day. The offer also allows military personnel to purchase up to six (6) half-price admission tickets for members of their immediate family.
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium (Ohio) is offering free admission and discounted Zoombezi Bay admission to military and their immediate family, June 30 through July 8.
Dorney Park outside Allentown, Pennsylvania, offers free regular admission to any active or retired military personnel July 1-4, 2018. Military members can also purchase discount admission tickets ($29) for members of their immediate family (maximum of six).
Funderland Amusement Park (Sacramento, CA)
Military members and their families will receive FREE Unlimited Ride Wristbands on the Fourth of July! (*Valid Military ID Required)
Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park (Gilroy, CA)
This is Gilroy Garden's way of thanking military men and women for their dedication, service, and sacrifice while defending our freedom, way of life and for protecting this country we call home. Active Duty and Retired Military personnel get FREE ADMISSION to the park, on June 30-July 4, 2018, when presenting a Military ID—one complimentary admission per ID.
They also offer a special Military Any Day Discount. Active Duty Military personnel and guests may purchase a $30.00 General Admission (day-time) at the Front Gate on ALL public operating days during the regular season, good for up to six (6) people. Tickets are valid on date of distribution only.
Kings Dominion (Doswell, VA)
Kings Dominion will be decked out in red, white, and blue this Independence Day! Celebrate all weekend long with energetic performances from local military bands and dazzling extended firework shows each evening, plus all of your favorite rides. Kings Dominion is also honoring service members by offering FREE admission to the park, June 30 – July 4th, for active and retired military as well as veterans with honorable or medical discharge. Valid ID required.
Kings Island (Kings Island, OH)
Kings Island is offering free admission to active and retired members of the U.S military during the Fourth of July holiday, July 1 through July 4. In addition to free admission, military can also buy admission at a special price of $34 each for up to six family members at the park.
Knott’s Berry Farm & Knott's Soak City Waterpark (Buena Park, CA)
Show your Military I.D. card at the Knott's Berry Farm ticket booths to save on Knott’s Berry Farm Regular admission tickets! Show your ID to purchase Knott’s Berry Farm Regular admission tickets for only $52. Save time and receive an additional discount by purchasing your tickets in advance online.
U.S. Service Members receive FREE admission to LEGOLAND® Florida Resort & Water Park, no restrictions or blackout dates. This offer is not available online. To redeem this offer, please bring a valid military ID to any LEGOLAND Florida Resort ticket window.
- NON-ACTIVE DUTY/FAMILY MEMBERS AND VETERANS: Deeply discounted tickets are available at each military base's Information, Tickets and Travel (ITT) office that include a 2nd day FREE! Check with your local office on base for pricing.
- AT THE GATE TICKETS: Save 10% on 1 and 2-day tickets with valid military ID.
LEGOLAND Hotel Military Discounts*: Please click HERE to save 10% on your LEGOLAND Hotel reservation. Valid military ID is required at check-in, discount subject to availability.
Lincoln Zoo (Lincoln, NE)
July 1, 2, 3 & 4 | 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Active, Retired military and Veterans get free admission all weekend and the entire family can explore the Zoo and learn about animals that are native to America. Stop by the Safari Cafe for great deals each day. Plus, the first 100 children entering the Zoo each day will receive a FREE 4″ x 6″ American flag!
Mystic Aquarium (Mystic, CT)
Mystic Aquarium is offering free admission for United States Military Veterans and Active-Duty Service Members, July 1-31, 2018, with Military ID Card, DD214 or Veterans Administration card.
Family members with a U.S. Military Dependent ID receive a discounted admission rate of $20.99 per adult and $15.99 per youth (13-17) and $13.99 per child (3-12) when each person shows their U.S. Military Dependent I.D.
Valley Fair (Shakopee, MN)
Valleyfair is honoring our hometown heroes with Military Days during the Fourth of July Week (June 30 – July 4). Any member of the armed service, active or veteran, will receive a free regular admission ticket into Valleyfair. Along with free admission, members of the military will be able to purchase discount admission tickets for members of their immediate family (maximum of six) at a special military discount price of $35.00 plus tax per ticket. A valid military ID must be presented at a Valleyfair ticket window to receive this offer.
Wild Adventures Theme Park (Valdosta, GA)
FREE admission offer, July 1-4, for active and retired members of the military. This offer is only available at the front gate ticketing area of the park and is not eligible for Second Day Free or Season Pass Upgrade.
Must show your Military ID to receive a free ticket. Friends and family members accompanied by a Military member receive a discount on admission of up to $10, available at the park.
Worlds of Fun/Oceans of Fun (Kansas City, MO)
Worlds of Fun wants to thank the men and women who have served and who are currently serving in our country’s military. Veterans of the American Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard will receive complimentary admission to Worlds of Fun on:
- Tuesday 7/4/18 (Independence Day)
- Monday 9/3/18 (Labor Day)
Complimentary tickets available for active duty, retired or reserve military with honorable or medical discharge and government issued ID.
Food & Beverages
(GourmetGiftBaskets.com) 4th of July Sale! Save 10% Sitewide with Code FIREWORKS! Offer Valid Thru 7/12!
(zChocolat!) Receive FREE Shipping on entire production line with no minimum order in U.S. by entering Coupon Code: INDEPENDENCEDAY at check out! Only valid on all orders received on July 4 & July 5, 2018.
The National Independence Day Parade features marching bands, military and specialty units and patriotic floats. It's a great start to a full day of Fourth of July events. The parade starts at 11:45 a.m. on Constitution Avenue and 7th Street.
“A Capitol Fourth” is a free, 90-minute concert and features the National Symphony Orchestra. The concert is held on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol. Gates open at 3 p.m., and the concert begins at 8 p.m. (The PBS program is broadcast live (8:00 p.m. ET). The majority of PBS stations replay “A Capitol Fourth” immediately after the show concludes. In most areas this is from 9:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. EDT, but check local listings.)
The National Archives, home of the original Declaration of Independence, kicks off their Fourth of July celebration at 10 a.m. with a ceremony that includes a presentation of colors, patriotic performances and a reading of the Declaration of Independence. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., family activities are scheduled, including appearances by Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, and other historical figures.
One of the largest Independence Day fireworks display is held on the National Mall. Fireworks begin at 9:09 p.m. and last 17 1/2 minutes. Fireworks will be launched from the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool, and will be visible from many locations in D.C. and Virginia.
The 40th Annual Macy's 4th of July Fireworks returns with its 25-minute display fired from five barges on New York City’s East River. It will be broadcast on NBC at 8 pm EST. Click here for a list of performers.
Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest will take place at the corner of Surf and Stillwell in Coney Island on July 4th.
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