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2022 Veterans Day Events Plus Theme Park & Attraction Deals In Orlando

Veterans Day is this Friday, November 11, and many Central Florida businesses including the theme parks and attractions are honoring former and current service members with events, deals, and specials.

2022 Veterans Day Events & Deals In Central Florida

The highlight of this year's veterans day is the 22nd Annual Veterans Day Parade, here in downtown Orlando.

The parade begins at 11am on Saturday, November 12, traveling along Orange Avenue, Central Boulevard and Rosalind Avenue in Orlando.

This year’s parade will open with a tribute to those who have fought for our country and defended our freedom, led by Mayor Dyer and local veterans.

The parade’s theme is celebrating the 80th anniversary of the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps (WAACs) and Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVEs).

Mayor Jerry Demings and other officials will honor veterans at the Orange County’s Veterans Day Flag Raising Ceremony.

The ceremony is 11 – 11:30 a.m. November 11 at 201 S. Rosalind Ave. in downtown.

2022 Veterans Day Events & Deals In Central Florida

Theme Park Discounts

Walt Disney World

Walt Disney World has deals on up to five multi-day tickets for both former and active duty military personnel until December 16. Either a service member or their spouse may purchase the tickets, and buyers are instructed to contact their nearest participating ITT or MWR office to do so.

Even with these special passes though, reservations are necessary to visit Walt Disney World theme parks.


SeaWorld Orlando & Busch Gardens Tampa

Through SeaWorld Orlando’s Waves of Honor program, a veteran or their spouse (but not both) may purchase one-day tickets for themselves and three guests at 50% off.

These tickets must be bought at, and additional tickets may be purchased at an on-base ITT or MWR office.


Universal Orlando Resort

Universal Orlando offers a variety of ticket options and vacation packages at reduced cost for both former and active duty service members, as well as hotel bookings, sold at most military ITT or MWR offices.



For LEGOLAND Florida, veterans can find discounted tickets at their local ITT office that include a second day free. At the gate however, veterans will be offered a 10% discount on one and two-day tickets. Additionally, military families can book a stay at a LEGOLAND Resort hotel for rates as low as 195 dollars per night.


ICON Park Orlando Military Partners

Attraction Discounts

ICON Park Orlando

ICON Park’s partners at the U.S. Army will be onsite at the entertainment destination with several large military vehicles to take pictures and interact with guests in support of Veterans Day. When the sun sets, guests can see all of The Wheel’s 64,000 LED lights create the American flag. Plus, all retired military veterans and first responders can receive a free ticket to The Wheel and 50 percent off for one guest ticket. Active military can receive up to four complimentary tickets to The Wheel.


Museum of Illusions Orlando

Military members can receive $21.99 admission, a $5 discount

Madame Tussauds Orlando

Offers a 10 percent military discount all year long

SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium

Offers a 10 percent military discount all year long

Brother Jimmy’s

Offers 10 percent off for military members year round

Sloppy Joe’s

Veterans can receive 20 percent off their final bill Nov. 11 to 13

Buffalo Wild Wings

All veterans and active military members can redeem 10 free boneless wings and fries on Nov. 11 and a 10 percent military discount year round

Ole Red

Offers 10 percent off for veterans and active military throughout the year (excludes alcoholic purchases)

Tapa Toro

Military personnel receive 10 percent off food and beverage

Tin Roof

Offers a 15 percent military discount all year long

Gordon Ramsay Fish & Chips

Offers 10 percent off for veterans and active military throughout the year (excludes alcoholic purchases)

iCafe De Paris

BOGO alcoholic beverages and 15 percent discount on menu items for military personnel Nov. 11 to 13

Shake Shack

Offers a 10 percent military discount

Build-A-Bear Workshop

Veterans and active military receive 10 percent off purchases

In order to receive any of the military discounts listed above, you must present a valid military ID at time of purchase.


Kennedy Space Center Visitors Complex

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will welcome both former and current U.S. service members for free from Nov. 7-13.

Tickets for up to four guests may also be purchased at the visitor complex Will Call windows for 50% off.


Orlando Science Center

At the Orlando Science Center veterans can enjoy complimentary admission through Nov. 20, with 50% off for their families.


Bok Tower Gardens

Free admission for Retired military on November 11. Active duty military with proper I.D., including Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, Marines, National Guard, and Reserve members, receive free Gardens general admission every day of the year, with up to four additional friends and family members admitted at half-price.


Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens

All veterans and active military get in the Zoo FREE on Friday, November 11 and Saturday, November 12. Veterans and active military members will also get buy-one-get-one tickets for up to 6 tickets (buy 3, get 3)


Orlando Auto Museum at Dezerland Action Park

Active and retired military and service personnel will receive free admission on November 11. Guests accompanying military members can purchase tickets for 50 percent off retail price.


Crayola Experience, Florida Mall

Offers a free Blast Off Bronze annual pass to military members (including active, retired and veterans), law enforcement, firefighters and EMTs. This includes unlimited visits for one year, 20 percent off on-site purchases and discounted tickets for friends and family.


Harry P. Leu Gardens

Offering free admission to veterans and active-duty military on Nov. 11.


2022 Veterans Day Events & Deals In Central Florida


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