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Military Discounts 2024

Orange County has many great places to eat, shop, and play that offer military discounts as a small thank you to military personnel and their families for their sacrifices. Here is a list of just a few of the businesses in Orange County that offer these Military discounts.

Military Discounts

Local, National & Online Military Discounts

24 Hour Fitness – $0 invitation to join and a $5 off monthly dues for active, reserve, and retired military and their spouses.

Aeropostale – Receive 10% off on all purchases, valid in any Aeropostale store nationwide.

Amazon – Amazon does not have an every day military discount but does typically have and Amazon Veterans Day Sale where great deals are available plus 20% or more off select items. You can also save with a Amazon Prime Basic, Low Income Prime Discount, Student Amazon Prime Discount, AWS Educate for Veterans and Subscribe & Save.

AMC Theatres – With military ID servicemembers receive a discount ticket at participating theatres.

American Giant – 25% off to all members of the military community — active duty, reservists, national guard, veterans, and military family members.

Anaheim – The city of Anaheim offers a 10% discount off all classes and programs for those who are residents in Anaheim. The discount is available for military, veterans, and their immediate dependents.

Apple – A 10% Apple military discount is available to current and veteran members of the US Military, National Guard and Reserve. Immediate family members who reside in the same household are also eligible.

Applebee’s – Applebee’s offers free meals to Veterans and active duty military on Veterans Day with proof of service.

Asics – 60% discount for military, first responders and medical professionals at their online store.

AT&T Wireless – 25% off on mobile phone services for active duty, reserves, National Guard, spouses and veterans get . Valid with ID or proof veteran status to any AT&T store.

Atomic Creamery – Atomic Creamery at Fashion Island in Newport Beach is veteran owned and operated. Military and first responders in uniform receive free ice cream, and those with a valid ID receive any item for $3.50.

Bad To The Bone BBQ – The San Juan Capistrano BBQ restaurant is offering a 10% discount to military members during the month of May in honor of Military Appreciation Month. The offer is available to all veterans and active duty military members through May 31st.

Bass Pro Shops – Active military, veterans, retirees, National Guardsmen and reservists receive a year round 5% discount with ID at checkout. Create a BassPro account and verify status to receive 5% off online. Bass Pro Shops Irvine is expected to open in late 2023 or early 2024.

Best Buy – At some locations there is a 10% off military discount but it is at the discretion of each individual location, typically 10% off, where available. Call ahead and ask as there is no corporate wide military discount or online discount.

Big 5 Sporting Goods – 10% off the entire purchase for active duty and reserves, retirees, veterans, their spouses and dependent children. Valid military ID or veteran status on driver’s license required. Good in-store only with many locations throughout Orange County.

Big Air – Guests with a valid military ID will receive $2 off the first hour of jump time.

Big Lots – 10% off everything, every day, in stores and online. Valid in-store with military ID, work ID, badge or veteran ID. Online use SERVICE10. This discount is available to all active military, veterans, or military family members.

Bonobos – 15% military discount for active-duty and veterans.

Boomers Irvine – 34% discount on Elite All Day Attraction Tickets on any operating day. A Valid ID is required at park entrance to receive admission. Offer is available to active and retired military, doctors, nurses, and first responders.

Bowers Museum – All active duty military receive free admission to Bowers Museum with a valid military ID. On Veterans Day, veterans also receive free general admission to the museum. Bowers Museum participates in the Blue Star Museums Program.

Budget Car Rental/Budget Truck Rental – Military members receive discounted rates on car rentals when booking a rental car online. Use offer code BCD V053905. US Military personnel, travelling with orders save 20% on truck rentals. Use discount code USMIO.

Discovery Cube – Military members receive 10% off with a valid ID on up to 4 tickets.

Cabela’s – Cabela’s offers a 5% discount year round to active military, veterans, retirees, National Guardsmen and reservists. Must show proper ID at checkout.

Casa Romantica – Casa Romantica offers free admission to all active duty military members with a valid ID. Casa Romantica is a cultural center and gardens in San Clemente that is the former home of the city’s founder, Ole Hanson. The estate is a historic site and hosts a variety of arts and cultural events throughout the year.

Coleman – U.S. military, veterans and families receive a 35% off discount and free shipping on orders over $49 with a Veterans Advantage membership.

Costco – Join Costco as a new member and receive a $20 digital Costco shop card. Offer includes active duty, veteran, and retired military members, as well as their spouse or a dependent.

CVS – 20% every time you shop online at, plus free shipping on online orders with a Veterans Advantage card.

Dave & Busters – Military and first responders save 15% off food and beverages all day every day for themselves and up to four guests.

Dell – Military and their families save 10% off PCs and electronics. Obtain coupon using your .Mil email address.

Disneyland® Resort – The Disneyland Resort is saluting active and retired U.S. military personnel and their families by offering 3- and 4-Day Park Hopper tickets at a discounted rate. Disneyland is the the Happiest Place on Earth with rides and attractions for the whole family.

Eddie Bauer – There is a 10% in-store discount available to active duty military, retirees, veterans, and family members with valid I.D.

Enfamil Infant & Toddler Nutrition – 10% off your Enfamil Shop purchases for military professionals, medical, teachers and first responders.

Fanatics – 10% off plus free shipping on orders over $40 to the military, first responders, and their spouses and immediate families.

Fandango – Discounted military tickets are controlled by each individual theater, not by Fandango. To see if any discounts are being offered for your theater for purchases made via Fandango, click on a red show time to begin the purchase process. All available ticket categories will be displayed on the subsequent page. Look for ticket categories labeled “military discount” or similarly named categories which would indicate a specially priced ticket. Not all theaters that offer military discounts are available through Fandango.

Game Stop – 10% discount off all new video game software and accessories, pre-owned software, hardware and accessories and collectibles in GameStop U.S. store locations for active and former military personnel.

Get Air Surf City – Get 10% discount off jump time and birthday parties with a valid Military ID.

Great Wolf Lodge Anaheim – The Great Wolf Lodge Howling Heroes program offers a discount of up to 30% off the best available rates. The discount applies to active, retired, and veteran military personnel, and fire, emergency medical service personnel, 911 dispatchers, police and correctional officers. A valid identification card is required and the eligible person must be present at check in to receive the discounted rates.

Hewlett Packard – Military members get up to 35% off computers and other special promotions. Visit the HP store by your branch of service: Air ForceArmyMarinesCoast GuardNavy.

Hilton – Receive exclusive savings for active & retired military, veterans and their families on leisure stays at participating hotels.

Home Depot – Home Depot offers a 10% discount up to $500 at all U.S. locations for active duty personnel, reservists, retired or disabled veterans and their immediate families. On Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day and Veterans Day can also get the same discount. Must present a valid military ID, veteran ID or driver’s license with veteran status indicator. Note: Veterans have reported receiving the 10% discount at some locations. It’s worth trying but they may say no.

John’s Incredible Pizza – John’s Incredible Pizza offers a 10% discount off of buffet and beverage purchases with a valid Military ID or Veterans ID. The discount is extended to all military service members, Veterans and their spouse and children. The discount is not applicable on merchandise, FunCards, or birthday parties. John’s Incredible Pizza has two locations in Orange County – Buena Park and Westminster.

Knott’s Berry Farm – Knott’s Berry Farm offers a special daily low rate for members of the military. Discounted military admission tickets can be purchased online. Knott’s Berry Farm is America’s first theme park, with fun for the whole family from the wild west Ghost Town to Camp Snoopy. There are many attractions and roller coasters with something to offer every level of thrill seeker. Learn more about Knott’s Berry Farm.

Kohl’s – 15% discount with a valid U.S. military ID in selected Kohl’s branches nationwide. Not all Kohl’s participate.

Lenovo – Active Military, Reservists, Veterans and immediate family members receive 5% off with TroopID, plus free shipping. APO/FPO/DPO shipping available.

Lowes – Active duty, retired and military veterans and their spouses receive a 10% discount on eligible items. Verify status online.

Lyon Air Museum – Veterans get into Lyon Air Museum for $10, a $3 discount off general admission. Located near the John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana, the museum houses a collection of rare aircraft and automobiles, including military vehicles, motorcycles, and the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress.

Lululemon – 25% off purchases in-store for all active duty military members, military spouses, and active emergency first responders.

Marriott Hotels – All Active-Duty Military Members are eligible for discounted rates when they are available.

Medieval Times – Medieval Times salutes the men and women of the military by offering two exclusive offers. Special military tickets with free Royalty Upgrades can be accessed from participating military bases in the United States, or tickets can be purchased at discounted rates online through the Medieval Times website with The military discount is available to Active Military, Veterans, Retirees, Military Spouses and their Immediate Family Members.

Michaels – Military members can enjoy 15% off entire purchase including sale items. Just sync your military status to your Michaels Rewards account and your discount will be automatically applied to in store and online purchases moving forward.

Microsoft – Active, former, and retired military personnel and their families receive up to 10% off select products on Office 365, Xbox One, PCs, PC gaming, accessories and much more.

Mission San Juan Capistrano – Mission San Juan Capistrano offers $1 off admission for military personnel and their families with a valid U.S. Military ID. They also offer free admission for military personnel and Veterans on the following holiday weekends: Martin Luther King Day, Presidents Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day and Veterans Day.

Nike/Converse – There is a 10% military discount at Nike and Converse for Active, veteran, retired, and reservist US Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Space Force and Coast Guard personnel.

North Face – 10% off for active, reservist, veteran and retired U.S. military personnel and to spouses and dependents of active personnel.

Oakley Standard Issue – Get exclusive eyewear deals and giveaways.

Old Navy – Every Monday Old Navy gives 10% off purchases with a valid Military ID. Show the ID at check-out for your savings.

Outback Steakhouse – Outback Steakhouse offers 10% off to servicemen and women, police officers, firefighters and first responders, with corresponding state or federal service ID, plus Military Personnel and their immediate family members with valid identification.

Pandora – Pandora offers 20% off Premium Military Plans and a 60-day free trial for qualified military personnel including active duty, retirees, reservists, veterans, and military dependents.

Pirate’s Dinner Adventure – Pirate’s Dinner Adventure in Buena Park offers an everyday low rate for military tickets with a valid military ID. The discounted tickets also include a free seating upgrade for Monday through Thursday shows. Tickets can be purchased online, but seat upgrades must be handled over the phone. Complete details are available on the website.

Pretend City Children’s Museum – Pretend City offers a military discount for military (active or veteran) and their immediate family members for $10.95 per person, a savings of $3 off regular admission prices. Pretend City in Irvine is a children’s museum with multiple hands-on activities and exhibits for kids.

Regal – Active duty military and retired military veterans can get discounted tickets.

Reebok – 50% off for military personnel, teachers, nurses, first responders, and government employees.

Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum – The Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda offers free admission to active military members year round and $17 admission to retired military with valid identification. The Library also participates in the Blue Star Museums program from Memorial Day to Labor Day and offers free admission for active military members and up to four guests.

Rock & Brews – Rock & Brews Buena Park offers 10% off food and beverage purchases to active and retired military personnel with a valid Military ID. Rock & Brews, founded by KISS members Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley and friends Michael Zislis and the Furano Brothers.

SeaWorld Entertainment – Active duty members and veterans can receive discounts on tickets at all locations.

Six Flags Magic Mountain – There is a free Military Appreciation Daily Ticket available to active, retired military members and veterans with valid military ID. Each valid ID is able to purchase discount daily admission tickets. – 10% in-store military discount in store. Show your ID at checkout
Offers a 10% military discount in stores. Simply show your ID at checkout.

Sterling BMW – Sterling BMW located on West Coast Highway in Newport Beach is offering special incentives to military members living in the United States. Eligible military personnel and their families can save on the lease or purchase of a BMW. For complete details contact the dealer directly through the online contact form.

Target – Target Circle members can add a veteran or military family status to their Target Circle profile for additional bonus offer. On Veterans Day, U.S. active-duty military personnel, veterans and their families receive a 10% military discount in-store or online between November 1-11.

Tiffany – 10% off engagement rings and wedding bands for active duty, reservists and veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces.

Texas de Brazil – Texas de Brazil offers a “Thank You” discount of 20% off dinner and lunch prices, including the salad area, for military members, veterans, law enforcement, firefighters, nurses, EMS & teachers. To receive the discount, a valid badge or ID must be presented and is valid for up to 4 people per table.

Universal Studios – Military discounts are available to Active Duty, Retiree, 100% disabled Veteran, Medal of Honor Recipient, Active Guard/Reserve, spouse/dependent ID card holder of those categories (or DOD NAF/GS employee, “if applicable”). You must be able to have access to a military base in order to purchase tickets.

Verizon – Military and veterans save up $25/month on all unlimited plans.

YETI – Military members and veterans are eligible to get 20% off on select YETI products. First responders, nurses and federal and government officials also qualify.

Events With Free Admission

Winter Fest – December-January

Sawdust Festival/Winter Fantasy – June Through September + November & December

Festival Of Arts – July & August

Orange County Fair – July & August

San Juan Capistrano Greek Festival – September

Oktoberfest – September & October

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