For Those Who Serve- Memorial Day 2012

A few freebies for our moms and dads in uniform:

Prince William County Historic Sites are part of the Blue Star Program for Museums, which offers Military Families free admission to over 1,500 museums nationwide from Memorial Day (May 28) through Labor Day (September 3). Any holder of a CAC, DD Form 1173 ID, or DD Form 1173-1 ID, National Guard and Reserve members PLUS up to five family members.

The Virginia Renaissance Faire honors “past and present members of the Armed Forces” this weekend (Memorial Day) by providing a free admission with Military ID.  Dependents and friends are asked to pay the regularly low $9 ticket price.

Manassas Park Community Center will be offering 15% off ANY membership (single, dual, family) to active, inactive and retired military who sign up this weekend. These memberships include Signal Bay Waterpark.

(Not sure how family-friendly this is, but…) All active duty military and veterans can get 10 free wings (boneless or traditional) at Hooters all day on Monday, May 28th with a drink purchase.

Kings Dominion offers free admission to active, inactive, or retired US Military service men and women with valid ID on May 26/27 and July 3/4.

Shenandoah Caverns provides a free Adult Combination ticket to active or retired service members with valid ID.  Their admission is already buy one adult ticket get one child free.

Colonial Williamsburg will be offering a “Honoring Service to America Ticket”, which is free admission for the entire historic area.  These tickets are valid for active cut, reserve, retirees, veterans and their families.  The service member need not be present (if you are the family of a deployed service member) but valid ID is required.  A Memorial Day Commemorative Program begins at 10am on May 28th.

NOT on Memorial Day- but the Potomac Nationals do a Military Appreciation Night on June 22nd.  Ticket distribution is via the USO.