Veterans Day Ceremonies and FREE services - WECT, weather & sports Wilmington, NC

Veterans Day Ceremonies and FREE services

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - The New Hanover County Veterans Council will celebrate and honor Veterans Friday at 11:00am at the National Cemetery on Market Street.

At 12:00pm a special ceremony to honor Veterans will take place in Tabitha's Courtyard at Cape Fear Community College at the downtown campus.


Veterans Day is Friday.  Each year, businesses step up to find ways to honor those who served our country.

We are compiling a list.  If you have one to add, email us in the newsroom at


Free meal
Free meal on Friday, normal hours
Vets and active duty show proof of service

Free meal on Friday, 11am-5pm
Vets and active duty show proof of service

Golden Corral
Military Appreciation Dinner, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14
No ID required

10 free wings with purchase of drink
All Day, Friday
Vets and active duty show proof of service

Olive Garden
Free meal on Friday, normal hours, limited menu
Proof of service required

Outback Steakhouse
Free Bloomin' Onion and Coca-Cola
November 7th-11th

South Beach Grill
Wrightsville Beach
Free meal Friday evening

Texas Roadhouse
Greenville, Jacksonville, Wilmington
Free lunch on Friday, 11am-2pm
Must provide proof of service including military or VA card or discharge papers

Buy one entree, get one free
Vets and active duty show proof of service


Free car wash
Buff Master's Hand Car Wash & Detail Center
1202 South College Road
Friday, 9am-5pm

Free car wash
Cruiser's Car Wash & Detail Center
325 South College Road
3835 Oleander Drive

Free haircuts
Diamond Cutz Hair Salon
1915 North County Drive
(910) 762-1155
Friday, appointments recommended - walk ins welcome

Free HUGO cane
Sam's Club
November 9th-11th

Free Day at National Parks
Areas managed by the National Park Service will not charge fees
November 11-13


Paradise Bodyworks & Day Spa
15% discount to all active duty, retired and all veterans
Friday and Saturday
Only applies to service $60 or more

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