Memorial Day Weekend is not all about partying and a day off from work. It’s about honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Here’s a complete list of area happenings!

Saturday May 25th 2019:

The 24th Annual Memorial Luminaria is happening at the Fredericksburg National Cemetery, 1013 Lafayette Blvd in Fredericksburg from 8-11pm.

There will be a service of Luminary at the Fredericksburg Confederate Cemetery, 1100 Washington Ave. in Fredericksburg starting at 6pm.

Monday May 26th 2019:

The Fredericksburg National Cemetery Memorial Day Ceremony in Fredericksburg and the Spotsylvania National Military Park, 1013 Lafayette Blvd. will be holding a special event that will feature guest speakers from the military to honor those who have fallen. The event will take place starting at 12 noon.

If you’re looking from deals & freebies this Memorial Day Weekend, then you’re in luck:

Certain businesses are offering free meals or discounts on Monday to those who’ve served.

Here’s some places you can check out this weekend!

  • Applebee’s- restaurants are offering active, retired military service members and their families to dine and get 10% off their bill
  • Chuck E. Cheese’s- Military families, active-duty, national guard and retired service members get special deals when they show common access card, uniformed services ID card or Dependent ID Card
  • Hooters- veterans and active military eat free from a special menu! They offer a daily 10% military discount and 20% military discount every Tuesday at certain locations
  • Outback Steakhouse- 20% off!
  • Foot Locker- save 20% on most online purchases verifying military service
  • Home Depot- active military get 10% everyday discount
  • Kohl’s- 15% off when a valid military ID is shown
  • Lowe’s- 10% off purchases every day
  • Michael’s- 15% off military families
  • Nike- 10% military discount at
  • Pep Boys- 10% discount every day for active, retired, valid military with ID

Have a safe and Happy Memorial Day Weekend!

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