Veterans day is a day where we as a country remember those who have fought and are currently enlisted. We truly thank you for your service.

As a token of their own appreciation, businesses around Acadiana will be offering retired, active and reserved military members discounts and freebies.

November 10 & 11

Academy Sports and Outdoors

Academy is offering a 10% discount off their entire purchase both in-store and online at to active service members, veterans, and their families.

November 11

Bonefish Grill

This Veterans Day, the fresh fish experts at Bonefish Grill are honoring and thanking the brave with a complimentary Bang Bang Shrimp. All active and retired service members with a valid military ID will receive a free appetizer at all Bonefish Grill locations. Visit to find a location near you. You will need to show proof of military service (military or VA card, or discharge papers).

Breaux Bridge Veterans Day Celebration – Relocated

The Veterans Day celebration in Breaux Bridge organized by St. Bernard Catholic Church has been moved due to weather concerns on Sunday.  The Breaux Bridge Veterans Park location will change to the St. Bernard School Gym located at 251 E. Bridge Street. All program times will remain the same.

The ceremony begins at 9:00 a.m. and will continue through 11:00 a.m.

Texas Roadhouse

Texas Roadhouse invites veterans and active members of U.S. military across the country to enjoy free lunch November 11. For the eighth year, every Texas Roadhouse location across the country will participate in the free lunch event to honor our armed forces.

All veterans – including all active, retired, or former U.S. military – can choose one of 10 entrees from our special Veterans Day menu, including a 6-ounce sirloin and two made-from-scratch sides plus a choice of any Coca-Cola product, sweet tea/iced tea or coffee during lunch. Proof of service includes military or VA card, or discharge papers.

Texas Roadhouse appreciates the men and women of our armed forces. Each year, we honor their commitment to protecting our nation by hosting a free lunch for all active and retired military.

Texas Roadhouse is located at 5620 Johnston Street in Lafayette.

St. Joseph Dedication

St. Joseph Hospice will have a dedication honoring the deceased veterans on 11/11 at 1:30 pm at The Carpenter House, 923 W. Pinhook.

Landry’s Seafood

Landry’s Seafood is offering 10% off for all veterans and active duty military, as well as up to 4 guests November 11th and 12th. To receive the discount, diners must show proof of service. This offer excludes alcoholic beverages and is valid for dine-in only.

November 12


Nothing says “Thank You” like an incredible breakfast and Shoney’s is going to prove it, as the iconic all-American restaurant brand will thank the nation’s veterans and troops with a FREE All You Care To Eat, Freshly Prepared Breakfast Bar when Veterans Day is being observed as a federal holiday: Monday, November 12, 2018, from open – 11 am. The only Shoney’s in Acadiana are in Jennings and Morgan City and both confirmed they are offering this free deal.  You will need to show proof of military service (military or VA card, or discharge papers).

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