All around Oklahoma City this weekend, museums, restaurants, attractions and much more are honoring Veterans and thanking them for their service. Here's 10 ways Oklahoma City is giving back and how you can take advantage of these specials -
1. Free Sandwich at Rock & Brews
Rock & Brews wants to celebrate the local Veterans, Armed Forces and First Responders by offering a FREE Pulled Pork Sandwich and Fries on Friday, November 10 to show their appreciation. Pets are welcome on their patio if you're in the mood for some fresh air while you dine!
2. Veterans Day Ceremony at Oklahoma City Community College
On Friday, November 10, Oklahoma City Community College is having a Veterans Day Ceremony. West Point Graduate and Army Aviator Major Mark Reisweber will serve as the keynote speaker. Also in attendance, Pearl Harbor Survivor and World War II Pilot Lt. Colonel William Patrick Bonelli will be the Guest of Honor. The event is located in the college's Visual and Performing Arts Center (VPAC) Theater. There will be a reception in the Sarkeys Foundation Atrium immediately following the ceremony
3. Military Appreciation Day at iFLY
Join iFLY for their first-ever Military Appreciation Day on November 13. All military, active-duty, veterans and immediate family members get the two flight package and a free digital video for $39.95. The package includes two flights for one guest, a rental flight suit, helmet and goggles, training with a certified IBA instructor, In-flight personal assistance, a personalized certificate, and a bonus digital video and photo for free.
4. 45th Infantry Division Museum Ceremony
Oklahoma City is home to the 45th Infantry Division Museum which offers one of the largest collections of Military Firearms and admission is always free. The museum will offer their annual Veterans Day ceremony at 10am on Saturday, November 11 starting at 10am with the Governor's band and keynote speaker.
5. Free Admission to the OKC Zoo
In honor of Veteran’s Day, the Oklahoma City Zoo will offer free admission to all active duty, active reserves and retirees. Military ID or proof of service is required.
6. Remington Park Racing Casino Free Play
All veterans, active military and government (federal, state & municipal) will receive $10 in Casino Free Play once they play $10 while using their Club Remington Card. To get a Club Remington Card, visit the Club Remington counter and present your valid military or government identification. The Veterans’ Day play $10, get $10 Free Play begins at 8am.
7. Free Food & Play at Main Event
This Veterans Day, Main Event Entertainment is honoring our nation's men and women in uniform with Play and Eat FREE. On Saturday, Nov. 11 from open to 5 p.m., all active-duty military and veterans can enjoy a delicious, complimentary entrée and then play games for free with a $10 FUNcard!
8. Free Food at Bricktown Brewery
Bricktown Brewery will honor active and retired military (with valid ID) on Friday, November 10th and Saturday, November 11th with a free Bricktown Burger or a free Chicken Sandwich with Spicy Mayo.
9. Receive $109 Rate at the Skirvin Hilton + Food Discounts, too!
Looking for a place to rest your head while in OKC? Veterans will receive $109 room rate every Sunday in November. Also, enjoy 25% off food in Park Avenue Grill for veterans on Veterans Day.
10. Save and Explore the West
Explore America's premier museum featuring Western history, art and culture in Oklahoma City's Adventure District at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. On Veterans Day, receive $2 off standard admission for military members. More than 10 million visitors from around the world have toured this unique museum to gain a better understanding of the West.