Veterans Day Ceremonies & Events


Veterans Day California Theme Parks, Parks Free Admission

Knott's Berry Farm Buena Park, CA
November 3 - 21, 2019 and December 2 - 19, 2019 Active, Retired and Veteran U.S. Military Personnel may receive free admission to Knott's Berry Farm for themselves and one guest

Gilroy Gardens Gilroy, CA

Free Admission for Military November 9-11, 2019.
To honor the military men and women for their dedication and service, all active or retired military members get free admission for themselves, and up to 6 additional tickets to the park for $30 each. One complimentary admission per ID. Tickets are valid on date of distribution only. Military Any Day Discounts Military members may purchase up to 6 discounted tickets for $30 each at the Front Gate on all public operating days during the regular season. Not valid for Gardens@Night. Tickets are valid on date of distribution only.

Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, CA
In celebration of Veterans Day, the Aquarium of the Pacific honors veterans and military personnel. In celebration of Veterans Day, the Aquarium of the Pacific honors veterans and military personnel. These individuals are invited to enjoy the Aquarium with free admission in honor of Veterans Day from November 9-15, 2019. The Aquarium is open 9 a.m. to 6  p.m. Admission is FREE for active military and veterans when ID is shown at the ticket window. Friends and family will need to buy tickets at your local MWR/ITT office or receive $3 off adult and $1.50 off child admissions by showing a Military ID card at our ticket window. From November 1 - 30, 2019. Veterans, Retirees, and Active Duty receive $20 admission with military ID and $8 off adult and $5 off child admissions for up to 4 guests. Show your military ID at the ticket windows to receive discount.

SeaWorld San Diego Free Admission Veterans and Guest
Must pre-apply online at seaworld website: san-diego/tickets/military-discount-veteran/

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Vallejo, CA

 Heroes Days at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Saturday, November 9 through Monday, November 11, 2019. In honor of  the men and women who serve our country both in our local communities as well as abroad, the park will be hosting Heroes Days. To show appreciation, the park offers active military members, veterans & first responders free admission when visiting during Heroes Days. Additionally each eligible hero may also bring up to three guests for half price each plus city fee. All participants must present proper First Responder ID, Military ID, or DD-214 at time of purchase. Each day local heroes are celebrated with special demonstrations and activities along with the park's thrilling collection of rides and attractions.

Legoland California  Carlsbad, CA california/legoland-california/buy-tickets/tickets/military-discounts/

Claim Your Exclusive Military Discount! In thanks for your service to our country, LEGOLAND California Resort offers an exclusive online Military Discount on theme park tickets and hotel stays when you verify your Military Service! Active and retired military personnel may also visit any Military Ticket Office on base. Otherwise, active Military Personnel receive 10% off admission tickets at any LEGOLAND California ticket booth with a valid Military ID.

Universal Studios Hollywood Universal City, CA

Discount options to all active and retired U.S. military personnel all year long!  These special military rates are not available at the Universal Studios Hollywood box office.

To qualify, you must be Active Duty, Retiree, 100% disabled Veteran, Medal of Honor Recipient, Active Guard/Reserve, spouse/dependent ID card holder of those categories (or DOD NAF/GS employee, if applicable). You must be able to have access to a military base in order to purchase tickets. Tickets for these specially priced offers must be purchased in advance and can only be obtained from participating Military Ticket Offices throughout the United States. It is recommended to call the closest military ticket office ahead of time. A military or U.S. Government I.D. is required for purchase. If you do not pre-purchase your tickets before arriving to the park, you are still eligible for a discount as an Active Duty, Retiree, 100% disabled Veteran, Medal of Honor Recipient, Active Guard/Reserve, spouse/dependent ID card holder of those categories (or DOD NAF/GS employee, if applicable). Present your valid Military or US Government ID at the ticket booth in order to receive $3  discount off General Admission tickets. Updated date 10/10/19

Free National Parks Admission Nov. 11
in honor of veterans

Cabrillo National Monument
Death Valley National Park
Joshua Tree National Park
Lassen Volcanic National Park
Lava Beds National Monument
Muir Woods National Monument
Pinnacles National Monument
Sequoia National Park
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area
Yosemite National Park

Medieval Times Buena Park Military Salute Buena Park

"We Support The Military Medieval Times" is honored to salute the men and women of our armed forces and their families by providing exclusive offers and discounted tickets. Military tickets can be purchased in two ways: 1. At participating military bases throughout the United States free Royalty upgrade included. 2. Via to qualify for discounted ticket rates.

Pirates Dinner Adventure Buena Park
Must call (866) 439-2469 and mention code: PDAVET19

Veteran's Day Special 2019 November 10 & 11, 2019 Only
Veterans and Active-Duty military receive complimentary admission with the purchase of an adult ticket.
Other guests pay: Adult: $30 & Child: $25
Use code PDAVET19 at the time of purchase. Must provide ID with proof of status as a current or former member of the military at time of check-in.
One complimentary military admission with a paid adult admission. Tax and applicable fees are additional. Taxes are additional for the complimentary admission. Reservations required. Gratuity not included, will be charged for parties of 10. May not be combined with any other discount, promotion, prior purchases, voucher, or group reservation. Subject to availability. Valid on November 10 & November 11, 2019


There will be over 100 parades and events for Veterans on November 11 and surrounding days. Here is a partial list of events for various cities throughout California.

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