Veterans Day deals and events in the metro - - Jackson, MS

Veterans Day deals and events in the metro

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Jackson and surrounding areas will be celebrating those who have served our country in uniform on Veterans Day. 


  • Ridgeland High School veterans day event: Happening at 9 a.m. The Patriot Guard and the National Guard will parade into the school at 8:45. The Mayor, Gene McGee will be attending. Veterans from the community, and others are welcome. 
  • Veterans Day wreath laying: Happening at 9:30 a.m. on the front lawn of Hinds County court house.
  • National guard wreath laying ceremony- 10:00 -11:00 a.m., at the Mississippi war memorial on 120 N. State Street
  • The Mississippi National Guard will host a Veteran's Day Memorial and wreath-laying ceremony at 10:00 a.m. at the Mississippi War Memorial in Jackson. Maj. Gen. Janson D. Boyles, adjutant general of Mississippi, is scheduled to be the event's guest speaker. The MSNG 41st Army Band will provide music and entertainment during the event.
  • Jackson Public School veterans day event: November 10, 10:30 a.m. at Callaway High (601 Beasley Road)
    Guest Speaker: Reverend Dr. Kelvin Murriel, from Cascade United Methodist Church; Atlanta, GA


Applebees: Free meal from a special menu Saturday at any of the nearly 1,800 locations.

Backyard Burger: Free Classic Burgers Saturday for veterans and active duty personnel in uniform or with a valid ID. The chain also offers a 20% discount to service men and women year-round.

Bonefish Grill: Free Bang Bang Shrimp appetizer.

Buffalo Wild Wings: Free small order of traditional or boneless wings with a side of fries.

Cracker Barrel: Free slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake.

Dunkin Donuts: Free doughnut of choice, while supplies last.

Hooters: Free meal from special menu.

Krispy Kreme: One free doughnut and a small cup of coffee at participating locations. No ID is required.

Olive Garden: Free meal from a select menu.

Red Lobster: Free appetizer or dessert.

Starbucks: Free tall coffee for any veteran, active duty military and military spouse Saturday. 


Great Clips: Veterans and active duty get a free haircut on Veterans Day or pick up a free haircut card to use through Dec. 31. Also non-veterans who get a haircut Saturday get a free haircut card to give to a veteran.

Babies R Us: 15% off in-store purchases through Saturday.

Bed Bath and Beyond: 25% off entire purchase Nov. 9-12 in-store only.

Dollar General: 11% discount in-store and online with promo code VET17 on Saturday.

Home Depot: 10% discount.

Jo-Ann Fabric: 10% discount for military service members and their families year round.

Lowe's: 10% discount.

Michaels: 15% discount for military families every day.

Toys R Us: 15% off in-store purchases through Saturday.

Walgreens: 20% off eligible regular-price items Saturday for all veterans, military and their families with Balance Rewards card and proof of military service.

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