In honor of Memorial Day, here is a list of Memorial Day Deals in DFW including entertainment and restaurant offers, along with retail deals and even some nice free offers!
Memorial Day Deals ~ Entertainment, Restaurant, Retail Deals & Freebies
*Allen Summer Sounds: Allen Philharmonic at Joe Farmer Recreation Center
Free concert series in the natural amphitheater adjacent to Joe Farmer Recreation Center begins at 7 p.m. on Mondays, May 30-June 20. Light concessions available for purchase, but families are welcome to bring a blanket and picnic. Presented by the City of Allen and the Parks and Recreation Department.
* Arlington Center Stage Music Festival: The Polyphonic Spree / Pleasant Grove
The Downtown Arlington Center Stage Music Festival runs Memorial Day weekend, May 27-29, featuring free concerts in a family-friendly setting with open lawn seating.
7 p.m. – Local indie rockers Pleasant Grove
8:30 p.m. – Texas psych/pop music experience Polyphonic Spree
*Blue Star Museum
More than 2,000 museums, art centers and exhibits across America will be offering up FREE admission to all active duty military personnel and their families as part of the Blue Star Museum Program. These include children’s museums, fine art museums, history and science museums, and nature centers. Even sweeter, there is no limit on the number of participating museums that you can visit over the summer. Click here to view the participating museums.
*Dallas Memorial March / Carry the Load at Reverchon Park
The national relay Carry The Load will conclude at the Dallas Memorial March. The Dallas Memorial March was created as a way to raise awareness for our veterans and military families. The 20-hour and 16-minute walk will be at Reverchon Park in Dallas and this family-friendly event is a way to restore the meaning of Memorial Day and support our military heroes. Go online to sign up as an individual or as part of a team.
The national relay Carry The Load will conclude at the Dallas Memorial March. The Dallas Memorial March was created as a way to raise awareness for our veterans and military families. The 20-hour and 16-minute walk family-friendly event is a way to restore the meaning of Memorial Day and support our military heroes.
5.29.16 | 3:30 pm
5.30.16 | 3:30 pm
3505 Maple Ave. Dallas, TX 75219
Friday, May 27 – Families can enjoy Family Fun Friday in the Pecan Grove and a petting zoo and face painting from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Kindermusik is from 12 to 12:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 28 – Twice Upon a Time Storytellers Gene & Peggy Helmick-Richardson bring to life Abraham Lincoln, one of the Great Contributors in Gary Lee Price’s Bronze Statue exhibit.
Friday, Saturday and Sunday- Music of Joel Cross, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Monday, May 30 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.- Eddie Coker Children’s Concerts at the Martin Rutchik Concert Stage and Lawn, sponsored by DallasChild. Free with paid garden admission. Enjoy a petting zoo and face painting from noon to 4 p.m. and $2 hot dogs ,root beer floats, and patriotic music all day long.
Complimentary Admission all four days for all active and retired military personnel and first responders with valid photo ID at the ticket booth.
General admission is $15 for adults, $12 for seniors 65+, $10 for children 3-12, and free for Arboretum members and children 2 and under. Additional $3 per person for entrance into the Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden. On-site parking is $15; pre-purchased online parking is $8.
*Dallas Symphony Orchestra Memorial Day Concert and Fireworks Display at Flagpole Hill (May 30th 8p.m.)
The DSO’s 2016 Parks Concert Series begins with the popular Memorial Day Concert & Fireworks Display at Flagpole Hill across from White Rock Lake.
Rain Site: Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, 2301 Flora St., Dallas 75201
The Parks Concert Series presents relaxed, free and fun performances at different venues across the city, May 30 through June 14.
*Farmers Branch Liberty Fest Presents: Stars and Strings
The Farmers Branch Memorial Day fest features a concert by the Dallas Wind Symphony followed by a low-level fireworks show.
Gates open at 6:30 p.m. with plenty of family friendly pre-concert activities including tours of the park’s historic General Store, blacksmithing demos in the Log Culture Cabins, bounce houses, photo booths and concessions. Visitors can also pre-order a picnic basket prepared by Central Market.
Admission is free. Parking will be available at Metro Square Business Park, 12300 Ford Road, with free shuttle service to the park.
Saturday, May 28, 2016
Gates open at 6:30 pm
Farmers Branch Historical Park
2540 Farmers Branch Lane
Event Hotline: 972-919-1433
*Grapevine Gaylord Texan ~ Queen of Hearts Light Up the Night Party and 3D Light Show
SummerFest at Gaylord Texan hosts a free, Alice in Wonderland-themed 3D light show, Friday and Saturday nights, May 27-Sept. 3, and on Sundays night over Memorial Day, July 4th and Labor Day weekends (May 29, July 3 and Sept. 4).
The party starts at 9 p.m. in the Lone Star Atrium with strolling characters, balloon artists, music and more. The Breaking Through the Looking Glass 3D visual light show begins at 9:30 p.m. See the Mission Plaza walls magically transform into a live 3D canvas with spectacular Alice-themed imagery. Watch as the walls change shape, giant mushrooms appear and animals creep out from the shadows.
*Grandbury Cruisin’ Granbury
The Historic Granbury Merchant Association kicks off summer with a ’50’s themed festival dedicated to the era of cool cars and rock ‘n’ roll. There will be dancing, hot rods, arts and crafts, and music including a top notch Elvis tribute artist on Sunday evening, May 29, from 5-6:30 p.m.
Kids Zone attractions include a water runner bubble, bungee jumping, petting zoo, face painting and more.
On Saturday, May 28, Granbury’s Roller Derby team will be showing off their skating skills and everyone is invited to a street dance from 5 until 8 p.m.
The festival will also mark the importance of the holiday with a traditional Memorial Day ceremony on Monday, May 30, at 10 a.m. A Field of Flags will be open daily from 10 a.m. until dusk at 3602 E. Highway 377 (next to Taco Casa).
*Grand Prairie Memorial Day Observance at Grand Prairie Veterans Memorial
Monday, May 30th, 9:30-12:00
Join us as we honor all service men and women with a Memorial Day Celebration featuring an aircraft flyover, bag piper, a 21-gun salute and patriotic music. A free all-American lunch will be provided following the ceremony by local Rotary clubs.
*Grand Prairie Memorial Day at Lone Star Park
Enjoy live racing and a full day of family fun on Memorial Day at Lone Star Park including $1 hot dogs, soft drinks and popcorn, and $2 beer. Running of the Grade 3 $200,000 Lone Star Park Handicap.
Military Discount: To thank all veterans for their service, free general admission with military ID.
8:30 a.m. – Jockey’s & Java offers a free continental breakfast, tours of the barn and stable area, special guests and watching morning training on the track.
noon-1 p.m. – Jockey autograph and photo session
noon-4 p.m. – Expanded Family Fun Park with pony rides, petting zoo, zip line, bungee trampoline and more
noon-5 p.m. – Professor D party band covers favorite tunes in the Courtyard of Champions between races.
General admission if $5 and general parking is free.
*Hawaiian Falls- Military Free ALL Memorial Day Weekend at Hawaiian Falls
Hawaiian Falls will offer free admission to all military personnel at its North Texas water parks in Garland, The Colony, Mansfield and Roanoke from 10:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. Memorial Day weekend – Saturday, May 28; Sunday, May 29; andMonday, May 30. All immediate family members can purchase their day pass for a discounted price of $20.99.
To participate, individuals just need to show a valid military ID at the ticket window. This free admission applies to one individual admission for a military member on Saturday, May 28; Sunday, May 29; or Monday, May 30, 2016 only and cannot be combined with any other offers.
*Irving Memorial Day Ceremony at Veterans Memorial Park
Irving veterans will be remembered at a Memorial Day Service hosted by the Veterans Memorial Park Committee.
A ceremony will be held at the Veterans Memorial Park at the Wall of Commemoration, 644 Rock Island Road, following the program.
Former Irving Central Library Auditorium
801 W. Irving Blvd.
Irving, TX 75060
*Lakewood Memorial Day Block Party at Ginger Man (Lakewood)
Come out and enjoy the annual Ginger Man Lakewood Memorial Day Block Party benefiting the Guns and Hoses Foundation. Lakewood Brewing Company’s All Call will be featured with live music by Ryan Berg & The Velvet Ears.
Sunday, May 29 at 4 PM – 8 PM
*Perot Museum of Nature and Science
Beginning Memorial Day (May 30), military and first responders can enjoy free general admission plus discounted admission for family members through Labor Day (Sept. 5). The Community Partners Ticket Program returns offering $1 admission for qualified guests (details below). Also, a $10 late-afternoon special will be offered from 4-6 p.m.weekdays (May 30-Sept. 5).
SUMMER DISCOUNTS. The Perot Museum is pleased to offer complimentary general admission for veterans, active and retired U.S. military personnel and First Responders and $3 off general admission for members of their immediate families (up to six family members) Memorial Day through Labor Day (May 30-Sept. 5, 2016).
In addition, everyone can take advantage of $10 Museum general admission from 4-6 p.m. Monday–Friday (from May 30-Sept. 2), including First Thursday Late Nights.
To expand accessibility for families this summer, the Perot Museum’s Community Partners Ticket Offerprovides $1 general admission for individuals and families enrolled in qualified state and federally supported assistance programs. The offer is valid for up to seven immediate family members Memorial Day through Labor Day (May 30-Sept. 5, 2016). Find details at perotmuseum.org/summer.
*Plano Texas Pool ~ Memorial Day Swim Party and Remembrance
During this free, open-to-the-public event enjoy games, prizes, and the Texas Pool Cannon Ball contest. Raffle benefits the Texas Pool Foundation. The event will pay tribute to our nation’s fallen heroes at 3 p.m. during the National Moment of Remembrance with taps performed by the Youth Trumpet and Taps Corps.
Many CiCi’s Pizza stores offer military discounts.
$1 Off Individual Meal Coupon valid until 6/5/16
Many CiCi’s Pizza stores offer military discounts.
Select Fuddruckers locations offer a 15% discount with a military ID.
Hooters has a free entree for veterans and active-duty military personnel on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30, 2016.
Mimi’s guests can treat their favorite veteran to a free entrée on holidays beginning with Memorial Day weekend through Veterans Day weekend by signing up here. Members of Mimi’s eClub will receive a “free entrée with purchase” offer which they can use on the following holiday periods: Memorial Day (May 27 – 30), Flag Day (June 11 – 14), Independence Day (July 1 – 4), Bastille Day (July 14 – 17), Labor Day (September 2 – 5) and Veterans Day (November 11 – 13).
*McCormick & Smick’s
McCormick and Schmick’s will serve a free Memorial Day lunch or dinner meal to members of the U.S. Military, National Guard, and Military Veterans. Go here for details.
Outback Steakhouse has a coupon for $5 off two dinner entrees, good through Sunday, May 29, 2016
Pie Five Pizza Co. has free pizza for active military and veterans for Memorial Day on Monday, May 30, 2016. Must show military ID. Find a location HERE
All PDQ (People Dedicated to Quality) restaurant locations, including DFW’s Frisco, Plano and Murphy locations, want to thank all the vets and service personnel for all that they have given us this Memorial Day! May 30, Memorial Day, all vets and service personnel receive half off their entire order. Valid military ID is required. If you have any questions, please let us know. We hope that you share this news with your followers
Head on over to the iTunes store to get this highly rated Anthem USA app completely FREE for your iPad, iPhone or iPad (requires iOS 3.0 or later).
*A Story Before Bed
A Story Before Bed is giving away
FREE recordings to parents in the U.S. military who are spending time away from their kids. Go here for more details.
Veterans and active duty military can snag a FREE Welcome Home banner/sign, Jumbo Card, or Yard Sign – just pay shipping. Go here for more details.
Memorial Day Retail Sales
Clothing & Shoes
Amazon: Take up to 60% off a selection of men’s, women’s, and kids’ apparel, shoes, and accessories during Amazon’s Memorial Day Sale. Prime members qualify for free shipping, and non-members can spend $49 or more to qualify for free shipping; otherwise, shipping starts around $5. Discounted brands include adidas, Calvin Klein, Nine West, and Tommy Hilfiger. Deal ends May 30.
Boston Proper: SAVE an EXTRA 25% off select clearance items this weekend only
Cabela’s: Take up to 60% off a selection of men’s, women’s, and kids’ apparel, shoes, gear, and accessories at Cabela’s. Shipping starts at $5.95, but orders of $99 or more bag free shipping with coupon code “56MEM”. Coupon expires May 27 and sale ends May 30.
Carter’s and OshKosh B’Gosh: 50% off sitewide; extra 15% off no minimum via coupon code “DMCAR156”; 25% off orders of $40 via code “OKBG3025”; extra 25% off clearance items in-cart, Deal ends May 30.
Crazy 8: Save 70% on Markdowns when you take an additional 30% off plus Regular Priced Items are 50% off.
Joe’s New Balance Outlet: Memorial Day Sale! Save 10% off orders $50+ and 15% off orders $75+ (discount applies automatically at checkout) only at JoesNewBalanceOutlet.com! Offer valid 5/25-5/30. Some exclusions may apply.
Last Call: Extra 60% off select clearance items; free shipping on $99 via coupon code “LCSHIP”, otherwise shipping starts at $5. Sale ends May 25.
Macys: Save an Extra 20% off Memorial Day Sale + Free Shipping at $50 with code MEMDAY
New Balance: Available now through 5/31 customers can save 15% off all orders + Free Shipping with code VETERANS and 20% off with a purchase of full price apparel & shoes together with code REDWHITEBLUE exclusively at New Balance!
Old Navy: 50% off select men’s, women’s, and kids’ tank tops, T-shirts, polo shirts, shorts, swimwear, and more during Old Navy’s Memorial Day Sale. (Discount is applied automatically in cart.) Shipping adds $7, or earn free shipping on orders of $50 or more. Deal ends May 30.
Stride Rite: 40% off select styles via coupon code “MAY40”
Details: Cut 40% off select styles at the Stride Rite Memorial Day Sale. Plus, Stride Rite members qualify for free shipping. Infants’ shoes start from $14, girls’ from $12, and boys’ from $13.77. Deal ends May 31.
Memorial Day Sale: Take $30 off orders over $100 + Free ground shipping! Plus you can take 20% off 2 items or 25% off 3 items with the coupon code: THMAY
Lowe’s: Get up to 30% off select appliances, grills, lighting, tools, home improvement items, and more as part of its Memorial Day Sale. Shipping starts at $5.99; however, orders of $49 or more earn free shipping. Many items are also available for in-store pickup, and some larger items may have additional surcharges. Deal ends May 25.
Home Depot: Save up to 25% off on select grills, appliances, patio furniture, and more. Shipping is from $5.95, but orders of $45 or more qualify for free shipping, although larger items may incur additional fees. Deal ends June 1.
Mattresses and Furniture
Walmart: Save on a selection of mattresses, mattress toppers, bed frames, and more during its Memorial Day Mattress Sale. Prices start at $15, and shipping adds $4.97, but orders of $50 or more bag free shipping. Plus, select items may be available for in-store pickup.
Best Buy: Take up to 35% off a selection of appliances and vacuums at Best Buy during its Memorial Day Sale. Prices are as marked and shipping is $69.99 on larger items. However, large appliance orders of $399 or more qualify for free delivery, and small appliance orders of $35 or more bag free shipping. In-store pickup may also be available. Discounted items include refrigerators, ranges, washers, dryers, and microwaves. Deal ends June 8.
BuildASign: Save 30% on customized signs, magnets, decor, stickers, and more at BuildASign via the code mentioned above. As a bonus, the same coupon code bags free shipping on most orders, although some exclusions apply on items such as mugs and large signs. Deal ends May 31.
Shoppers can save more by buying more at Fisher Price Store’s Memorial Day Sale. Get $10 off orders $50+, $20 off $100+ and $50 off $200+ on great brands including Little People, Power Wheels, Loving Family, Bright Beats, and Imaginext.
Glasses USA: 50% off select items via coupon code “FREEDOM”. Prices start at $24 after coupon, and all orders qualify for free shipping. Some exclusions apply, including premium frames and clearance.
Perfumania: Cut up to 25% off at Pefumania during its Memorial Day Sale. Prices are as marked, and shipping adds $5.95, but orders of $55 or more qualify for free shipping. Deal ends May 30.
Sears: Up to 30% off select appliances; extra $5 off with coupon code “SEARS5OFF50”; extra $35 off via code “SEARS35OFF300”; extra $50 off via code “EXTRA50”.
Toys”R”Us: Save on a selection of toys, games, and more during the Toys”R”Us Red, White, and Blue Memorial Day Sale. Shipping will set you back $5.99, but orders of $19 or more earn free shipping. Additionally, many items are available for in-store pickup.
The Memorial Day Home Sale is in full swing at Sam’s Club! Find firecracker-hot deals on the brands you love. Plus save up to $1,200 with the Memorial Day Home Sale at Sam’s Club! Be sure to also check out their new Daily Deals!
Samsonite is offering 30% off sitewide! Use promo code SAVE30. This offer is valid from 5/24-5/30
Up to 30% off select appliances; extra $5 off with coupon code “SEARS5OFF50“; extra $35 off via code “SEARS35OFF300“; extra $50 off via code “EXTRA50“.
Save 40% off select styles via coupon code “MAY40“. Save 40% off select styles at the Stride Rite Memorial Day Sale. Plus, Stride Rite members qualify for free shipping. Infants’ shoes start from $14, girls’ from $12, and boys’ from $13.77. Deal ends May 31.
Target has many promotions going on for Memorial Day:
-Save up to 25% on Home Furniture, Decor, Bedding, Bath, Dining, and Kids Home
-Up to 20% off Women’s Activewear
-Stock Up Sale: Kids Clothes
Save on a selection of toys, games, and more during the Toys”R”Us Red, White, and Blue Memorial Day Sale. Shipping will set you back $5.99, but orders of $19 or more earn free shipping. Additionally, many items are available for in-store pickup.
Save on a selection of mattresses, mattress toppers, bed frames, and more during its Memorial Day Mattress Sale. Prices start at $15, and shipping adds $4.97, but orders of $50 or more bag free shipping. Plus, select items may be available for in-store pickup.
Retail Special Military Discounts
offers 15% off to active duty, reservists, National Guard, veterans, retirees, and military family members at Bonobos Guideshops or Bonobos.com.
While supplies last, Military members can save an additional 10% off all PC’s and tablets with this exclusive coupon.
In celebration of Memorial Day, Expedia.com is proud to offer military members including active duty, National Guard, reservists, retirees and veterans +gold status in our travel rewards program, Expedia+. Membership at the +gold tier, the highest membership tier, offers exclusive benefits such as complimentary amenities and room upgrades upon availability at more than 2,000 +VIP Access hotels, 30% increase in bonus points for booked trips, travel discounts and more. Beginning on May 30, 2016, military members can receive complimentary +gold status through Feb 28, 2018 by signing up for free.
General Motors is giving all active duty members, reserves, veterans and retirees a GM Military Discount through May 31st, 2016. Go here for more details.
Offers a 10% Military Appreciation discount on purchases in stores and online.
Veterans and active duty military can get 10% off your in-store purchase on Memorial Day weekend. Contact your local store for more details.
*LEGOLAND® Florida Resort:
Active duty U.S. service members receive complimentary theme park and water park admission year-round. Additionally, veterans, retirees, reservists, guard members and military family members can save up to 25 percent on theme park and water park tickets while receiving a second day free upon advance verification of military service.
During Memorial Day weekend, veterans and active duty military can snag 10% off your entire in-store purchase. Go here and scroll down to the “Military Discount” section for more details.
*Microsoft Home Use Program (HUP)
Provides active-duty servicemembers with the entire suite of Microsoft Office programs for only $9.95
A year subscription to Newegg Premier for free. In addition to the expedited shipping, free returns, exclusive deals and other perks Premier members receive, active duty military, reservists, veterans and dependents receive a 50% discount off of shipping when using an APO address.
Since its inception in 1998, PODS proudly extends moving & storage discounts to active duty service members, veterans, military retirees, reservists and members of the national guards. Call 866/556-9574 and mention you’re in the military to receive your 10% discount.
Get an extra 10% off of Rosetta Stone’s lowest pricing on award-winning language software
Active duty military, retirees, veterans, reservists, and the National Guard a $100 Reward Card in addition to a 15% military discount.
makes it possible for military families to enjoy story time together, regardless of how far apart they may actually be. Military families are eligible for a military plan for the app that gives them 50% off the regular price. Simply select “military plan” after downloading the app.