Military Discounts in Kansas City: Guide Updated for 2021
Our city celebrates and appreciates military members & families, so naturally there are many military discounts in Kansas City.
If your family is a military family you will definitely want to take advantage of these deals! Find discounts on sporting events, family entertainment, restaurants & other fun things to do together.
We’ve separated out the discounts based on where you’re looking to save.
Check out the military discounts offered year-round..
Where are Military Discounts in KC?
Find each category below – click to jump to that section, or just look through the entire guide!
We hope your family is able to find fun savings around town. If you know of other discounts around KC, drop them in the comments at the bottom so they can be added to the list!
Fun Things to Do & Attractions:
Sunset Trails offers 15% off of any of services with a valid military ID. (Lessons, camps, parties, trail rides, petting zoo)
This means you can book a birthday party for 15% off if you have a valid military ID. If you’re looking for savings, this is a great option!
Veterans & active duty military tickets are $4 off regular admission price any day of the year. All you need to do is show your valid military ID for the discount!
Receive 10% off attraction tickets any day of the year, as well as 10% off base birthday parties at Urban Air Lenexa or Urban Air OP. This offer is valid for active duty, veterans, national guard and reserves!
Shining Light Music offers a 10% off discount for military members. All you need is a valid military ID!
- “Patrons using this discount must present a valid military ID upon ticket pick-up.
- Reservations made with this discount are limited to 4 tickets per transaction.
- Reservations must be made by phone or in person.
- Discount not eligible for parking or Dining Experience reservations.”
Create a Paint, Glaze & Fire
The ceramics studio offers a 15% discount for all military personnel. In addition, they wave the studio fees!
Your will need to show either your active ID or the standard ID with veteran label.
Pre-sale for Military Families is always the day before the sale starts – Wed, July 15th with entrance times starting at 3 pm.
Here is a link to the tickets an image you can use to get in FREE!
Save $1 on admission to the museum with Military tickets. You can also receive discounted annual memberships with a valid ID. Must show ID for discoutn.
Active & retired military can save 20% on tickets. You MUST contact the box office to purchase. You cannot recieve discount with online purchases. Call 816-931-8993 for more info/to purchase.
Military members can purchase up to four 1/2 price tickets using 1 military ID. Must present ID at Gate C ticket counter for discount. There are also some excluded dates, so be sure to check the website.
Present your military ID on any visit for a $49 ticket. If you purchase tickets online before hand, you can get an even better discount for military personnel.
In addition to their military discounts, they also hold Military Days which provide a FREE ticket for retired, active duty & reserve duty military. Each year there are 4 dates; Memorial Day, Labor Day, Independence Day & Armed Forces Day. Discounted tickets are also available for purchase (up to 6 additional people).
Just present your military id for $3 off regular admission for you & up to 5 others! Must be a valid id card.
We’re proud to offer 10% off your entire purchase for our customers who serve or have served in our country’s Armed Services.
ALL veterans, active duty, military and reserve personal are eligible for this discount. You just need a valid military ID.
Stores with Military Discounts
All active & retired military is eligible, including, “US Army, US Navy, US Air Force, US Marine Corps, US Coast Guard, Reserves or the National Guards and their spouse and/or or dependent children,” according to their website.
Active duty military & veterans can receive 15% off your entire purchase, excluding sale items.
You can show your valid military ID at checkout or create an online account to use in store.
** Home Depot also offers a military discount, but there are massive inconsistencies in their military discount policies. (reported by customers across the country) So, we chose not to include them to avoid confusion & checkout issues. We recommend contacting your local Home Depot to learn about their policy.
It is worth noting nearly ALL military customers online reported Lowe’s military discount is easier to use and a better discount. There are reports that Lowe’s offers military discounts on the SALE price of items (if they are on sale). However, Home Depot will not offer military discounts on sale items.
Restaurants with Military Discounts in Kansas City:
Nurses, doctors, military servicemen & women, fire fighters, first responders AND police officers receive 10% off their entire check (minus alcohol). This deal is valid every day, but must show valid state, federal or medical ID.
This discount also extends to immediate family members.
Any military, police officer or fire fighter can receive 10% off on food at Carrabba’s. Not valid on alcohol, but does include immediate family members!
You must show a valid military ID, state ID, federal ID OR photograph in your service uniform.
** They also offer periodic freebies for servicemen in addition to military discount. Check this link to see what free item you can receive now!
Red Lobster (On Mondays for Active Military Only)
Active duty military receive 10% off your purchase at participating locations on MONDAYS ONLY. You must present valid military ID and mention before pay.
Chuck E. Cheese (Discounted Menu Items)
Instead of a percentage discount, there is a special military menu with discounted food items! All you need to do is show your, “Common Access Card, Uniformed Services ID Card, or Dependent ID Card, to be eligible for any of our special military discount food offers.”
Eligible for active duty military, National Guard, Reservists AND retired service members & their families.
Current deals include
- The Alpha: large 1-topping pizza, 4 drinks, and 45 Play Points for $33.99
- The Bravo: 2 large 1-topping pizzas, 4 drinks, and 100 Play Points for $57.49.
Participating locations will give 10% off your entire check when you show proof of service. This offer is valid for active duty military, as well as veterans.
You can show your valid military ID or VetRewards card to prove eligibility.
Other Places with Military Discounts:
Military families can receive 15% off lice treatments at Lice Clinics of America. You just need show to your ID!
Active duty military will receive 10% off storage rental. Just show your valid military ID when purchasing!
Active duty, veterans & retired military receive 10% off storage pods. Check info online for details & how to claim.
Military members can receive free delivery or 20% off their order with their special discount code.
Active duty & retired military can receive 25% off their order with code MILITARYUSA.
2020 Veteran’s Day Specials:
For Veteran’s Day, veterans and active duty military get FREE general admission. (Must be used between Saturday, November 7th through Sunday, November 15th, 2020.)
Admission will be HALF OFF to everyone on Wednesday, November 11th.
Veterans and active duty military can get a FREE meal on Wednesday, Nov. 11th to celebrate Veteran’s Day!
This deal is only good for dine-in and up to $12 per meal.
On Veteran’s Day active duty military and veterans can get a free donut AND coffee!
Veterans can get a free meal dine-in OR carry out on Veteran’s Day!
The meal is a Georgia Pork Sandwich AND side, good for any military personnel retired or active duty. You must show valid proof of service at time of pick up.
From 11 am to 2 pm veterans AND military personnel can get a free meal that includes 4 slides of pizza and a drink!
From Thursday, Nov. 12th to the 30th veterans and active military can get a FREE burger and fries. You MUST be a member of their royalty program. The offer will be uploaded automatically to your app dashboard if you are a Red Robin Royalty member.
This offer is good for dine-in OR carry out!
On Wednesday, Nov 11th veterans and active duty military can get a FREE meal. Only one meal per person and you must show proof of service at the time of purchase.
Veterans eat for free all week long at Incredible Pizza Company KC! Just show your military ID and use this coupon to take advantage of the deal.
On Veteran’s Day active duty, veterans, reserve personnel and military spouses can get a FREE coffee at Starbucks!
Choose from meals on a special menu just for Veteran’s Day! All active duty military and veterans can take advantage of this free meal. You just have to show proof of service!
Active duty military and veterans can choose a FREE meal from their limited menu on Veteran’s Day! This deal is for dine-in only and does not include tip or beverage.
From 11 am to 2 pm you can grab a FREE meal voucher at Texas Roadhouse! You must show proof of service, but you can use the voucher that day or a future date!
Veterans can get a free meal at Bob Evans in Kansas City! There will be a special menu on Nov. 11th, so stop by to get yours.
Just show your ID card, retired card, LES, veterans organization card or even a photograph of you wearing your uniform to claim! * Dine-in only. Beverages and tax are not included.
November 11th, veterans and active duty military can get a FREE burger or flatbread. It’s only good for dine-in meals and you must show proof of service to get the deal.
Every Casey’s location is participating in providing FREE cup of coffee to veterans and active duty military on Veteran’s Day!
Veterans and active duty military can get a free meal with the purchase of an entrée!
This is only good for dine-in and you must present ID.
This year, Golden Corral will provide a free meal card that is good until May 31st, 2021. Stop by your local Golden Corral to get your card!
Wednesday, November 11th veterans and active duty military can save $10 off $30 purchase or more.
From 6 am to 10 am on Veteran’s Day you can pick up a free curbside breakfast.
Veterans and active duty military can receive a free appetizer or dessert of their choice on Wednesday! You must show military ID or proof of service for the offer.
Veterans and active duty military can get a free appetizer on Veteran’s Day!
Deals BEFORE Veteran’s Day
On SUNDAY, Nov. 8th veterans can get a 1/2 priced meal of their choice. They strongly recommend making a reservation, but this deal is also good for walk-ins.
You can find even more military discounts on Deal Hack’s complete guide!
We hope your family finds some great deals to save some money & spend some time together!
If you know of any other military discounts or discounts for nurses, doctors, first responders or police officers, drop them in the comments so we can make this resource even better for the families that serve our country!
From our family to yours, iFamilyKC,