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Veterans and active duty members of the United States military sacrifice so much to keep us safe, that we honor them and express gratitude for their service, not only on Veterans Day but throughout the year as well. Veterans Day Holiday is celebrated annually on November 11, which is the anniversary of the end of World War I. These fun things to do in Orlando seek to honor veterans and active duty service members with fun celebrations or free or discounted prices for Orlando attractions, restaurants, shops, and more. Read on for the top military discounts for Veterans Day 2021, Veterans Day Celebrations in Orlando and military discounts available all year. 

2021 Veterans Day Discounts

Boggy Creek Airboat Adventures

November 11-14 Active duty, reserves, and retired military receive a FREE 1/2 hour airboat tour and 50% off for up to four guests at Boggy Creek Airboat Adventures. Stick around for delicious, scratch made Boggy Bottom Barbeque, Native American show, and

Orlando Science Center

November 1 – 14: Veterans and active military personnel with military ID receive FREE admission and 50% off admission to the Orlando Science Center for family members. 

LEGOLAND Florida Resort

November 1 – 20, 2021 all military personnel active and veterans receive free admission to LEGOLAND Florida Resort and can purchase theme park tickets for up to six guests at 60% discount. Valid military ID is required and tickets must be purchased onsite. 

The Wheel at Icon Park 

November 11-14 – Active and retired military members can ride The Wheel at Icon Park for free with 50% off admission for up to four guests. The Wheel will be lit up in the pattern of the American Flag presenting a dazzling light show. 

large ferris wheel at icon park orlando lit up with red white and blue led lights

2021 Veterans Day Events

Orlando Science Center Wreath Ceremony

Thursday, November 11, 2021 at 11:00 am at the Red Tails Monument. 

City of Orlando Veterans Day Parade

Saturday, November 13, 2021 from 11:00am – 1:00pm. The parade starts at Orange Avenue and Robinson Street, goes south to Central Blvd, East on Central to Rosalind Avenue and North back to Robinson Street on Rosalind Ave. 

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Military Discounts Offered All Year

SeaWorld Orlando, Busch Gardens Tampa and Discovery Cove Orlando 

SeaWorld Orlando, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and Discovery Cove Orlando participate in the Waves of Honor military discounted or free admission tickets for Veterans and Active Duty Military personnel. Tickets must be purchased online and and must show a valid, active military ID at the front gate. 

The Escape Effect 

Military, medical, and first responders receive 20% off escape room games at The Escape Effect for the entire party. 

Gatorland Orlando & Gatorland Orlando Zipline 

Active and retired US Military receive free single-day admission with active, valid military I.D. at the Gatorland Admission Booth. Family members can receive 20% off single-day admission. Discounted Screamin’ Gator Zip Line tickets can be purchased through the local Info, Tickets & Tours (ITT) office on base. 

Crayola Experience 

Crayola Experience at the Florida Mall participates in the True Blue Heroes Annual Pass Program which offers active, retired, and veteran military personnel, law enforcement, firefighters, and emergency medical technicians a FREE bronze level annual pass. 

Capone’s Dinner and Show

Active or retired military personnel receive a special price of only $31.99 for each military member and one guest with the coupon from Capone’s website and military ID. Tickets must be purchased directly through the box office. 

LEGOLAND Florida Resort

Active duty members receive free admission with proof of active duty status at LEGOLAND Florida Resort. Veterans and Non-Active military receive deeply discounted tickets at the local ITT base or 10% off discount on 1 and 2 day tickets at the onsite ticket window with valid military ID. 

Wild Florida

Military and first responders receive 15% off all airboat tours and experiences and 50% off Gator Park Admission up to four guests at Wild Florida. Tickets and airboat tours must be purchased over the phone or at the admission desk to receive a discount with ID. 

Medieval Times

Military and veterans may receive a discounted rate or free Royalty upgrade with ITT tickets purchased on base for the show at Medieval Times. Tickets must be purchased through ID.me’s website for proof of military id. 

Museum of Illusions

Military discounted admission is available with valid ID receive discounts Monday-Friday at Museum of Illusions

Ripley’s Believe it or Not! Odditorium

Active military, veterans and first responders and their immediate families receive 30% off admission tickets at Ripley’s Believe it or Not! Odditorium. Tickets must be purchased onsite and valid ID is required. 

When booking your military tickets, remember to bring a valid military ID to show proof of active duty, veteran or retired military status. Remember it’s always worth asking if a military discount is available even if it’s not posted. Also, check what promotions are being offered to the general public to make sure the military offer is the best deal available. Always verify with the business directly for details, offer dates, and restrictions for using the military discount.  For other great discounts and coupons, check out our DEALS page.