Debbie's Deals: Memorial Day freebies and deals

Posted at 7:39 AM, May 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-28 19:48:10-04

On Monday, we mark Memorial Day, a day to remember those who died serving our country.

Several business are offering sales and deals on Memorial Day. Please read each offer carefully. Some are for Monday, some are valid all weekend. Some of the deals are valid for everyone, some are just for the military.

Let's start with the deals for the military:

McCormick & Schmick's

Veterans and active duty military get a free entree at McCormick and Schmick's on Monday at lunch or dinner from a special menu.  Reservations recommend. Military ID required. Learn more here.


LaMar's is offering active duty military and retired service men and women a free donut and coffee on Monday. No purchase necessary.


Active duty and veterans eat free with the purchase of a drink at Hooters on Monday. Free menu items vary by location. Dine-in only.

Mimi's Cafe

Mimi’s is offering veterans – active duty and retired military – a free entrée on holidays beginning with Memorial Day weekend through Veterans Day weekend by signing up at http://www.mimiscafé.com/eclub.aspx. Thanks to Tom for this deal.                

Veterans deal at JCPenney

Current and former military personnel, and their immediate family members, get a 5 percent discount from May 25-30 at JCPenney. Officials at JCPenney said, "The discount can be combined with additional coupons and special offers." Thanks to Kate for this tip.

Metro Express Car Wash

Metro Express Car Wash is offering FREE car washes to veterans and current military service personnel on Memorial Day from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Washes will be given rain or shine at Metro Express Car Wash, 4095 S Santa Fe Dr (Santa Fe @ Oxford) in Sheridan. Thanks to Mike for this tip.

Deals valid for everyone:

Boston Market

Get 25 percent off any family meal on Monday at Boston Market with this coupon. Thanks to Mallory for this tip.

Denver Brass free concert

Denver Brass will perform a free concert at the Colorado Freedom Memorial on Saturday at 2 p.m. Learn more here.

Bike & Trike trade-in deal

Toys R Us is offering a trade-in deal on bikes and trikes. Bring in any used bike or trike and get 25 percent off a new one. Don't have a bike or trike to trade in (maybe because you're planning to hand it down to another child?), then Toys R Us will still give you 15 percent off. Read more and get the coupons here. Offer ends May 31. Thanks to Charles for this tip.

Arc Thrift Store sale

Arc Thrift Stores is having a 50 percent off sale this weekend on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Officials said just about everything in the store – bathing suits, pool toys, sandals, shorts, sundresses, T-shirts, vacation must-haves, housewares, barbeque supplies, home décor, and more – is 50% off. Thanks to Lisa for this tip.


Get $5 off two dinner entrees at Outback Steakhouse with this coupon. Offer ends Sunday, May 29.

More sales:

There are lots of Memorial Day sales underway this weekend. Here are several lists from, ABC News,, and

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