Veterans Day 2022 – where to find events + deals in Huntsville

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Check out the Veterans Day 2022 events and restaurant deals in the Huntsville area. (City of Huntsville)

Veterans Day is Nov. 11, and in Huntsville, it’s a special day in particular, thanks to the longtime partnership between the community and ur military here in the Rocket City.

In addition to celebrations like the annual Veterans Day Parade or Veterans Day celebrations in our local schools in the Huntsville area, several businesses will offer deals for veterans and specials to celebrate the day.

Here’s a guide to local events, restaurant specials and more for Veterans Day:

Veterans Day 2022 events

Veterans Dinner

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Redstone Arsenal leadership and civil leaders will be on hand to host the Veterans Day Dinner Nov. 11. (U.S. Army Material Command via Facebook)

The Veterans Dinner is an annual event honoring our military, with food, music, cocktails, and the awarding of the Huntsville / Madison County Veteran of the Year and Veterans’ Organization of the Year.

The event also includes the induction of local veterans into the Huntsville / Madison County Hall of Heroes.

  • When: Nov. 10, 6PM
  • Where: Von Braun Center-South Ballroom

Veterans Day 2022 Breakfast

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The Veterans Day Breakfast is Nov. 11 at the Roundhouse. (Madison County Sheriff’s Office via Facebook)

The Veterans Day Breakfast includes a breakfast buffet and recognition of Blue Star families, Gold Star families and visiting Wounded Veterans.

Huntsville Veterans Day 2022 Parade

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Enjoy the Veterans Day Parade in Downtown Huntsville Nov. 11. (City of Huntsville)

The Veteran Day Parade is always a special event in the Rocket City, especially with the Department of Defense presence here in the city and Redstone Arsenal’s vital contribution to our country.

  • When: Nov. 11, 11AM
  • Where: Downtown Huntsville

Veterans Day Eats

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Starbucks is among several eateries offering Veterans Day specials. (Starbucks Huntsville via Facebook)


Take a trip to Starbucks for a special freebie. On Friday, November 11, all stores are giving away free tall (12 oz) brewed coffees to active and retired members of the military and their spouses.

When: Friday, November 11
Where: Find your nearest location

BJ’s Restaurant & Brew House

On November 11, current and former military members receive a free meal from a select menu. Dine-in only. BJ’s is located in the Birdge Street Town Centre.

When: Friday, November 11
Where: 401 The Bridge St #120, Huntsville, AL 35806

Chicken Salad Chick

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All Chicken Salad Chick locations will offer a free meal to veterans. (Chicken Salad Chick – Madison)

At all Chicken Salad Chick locations, veterans and active-duty military will receive a free meal Nov. 11.

When: Friday, November 11
Where: Find your nearest location

Olive Garden

Don’t miss your chance for Olive Garden’s unlimited breadsticks and more when you dine in this Veterans Day.

On Friday, November 11, active military and veterans get a free meal that includes a special menu entree, unlimited soup, salad and breadsticks.

When: Friday, November 11
Where: Find your nearest location

Red Robin

Veterans and active-duty military get a free Red’s Tavern Double when dining in on November 11. This classic burger also comes with free refills of Bottomless Steak Fries.

When: Friday, November 11
Where: Find your nearest location

Metro Diner

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Get a special discount at Metro Diner on Veterans Day. (Metro Finer Huntsville via Facebook)

Veterans and active-duty military receive 50% off a meal at all Metro Diner locations on November 11.

When: Friday, November 11
Where: Metro Diner, 975 Airport Road

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Michael Seale
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