Our list of entertainment military discounts helps to ensure that you won’t break the bank for an afternoon of fun. Whether you’re enjoying a movie on your own or taking the whole family to experience something new, these discounts will help you save some money.
Aquarium of the Pacific – Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, CA provides discounted military tickets to military base MWR/ITT offices that can be pre-purchased. Military members without a pre-purchased ticket are eligible to receive a $3 discount on the ticket price for adults, and $1.50 off a child’s admission.
Birmingham Zoo – Birmingham Zoo offers discounted admission to the zoo for veterans and active duty military with valid ID every day.
Blue Star Museums – Blue Star Museums offers free admission to over 2,000 museums across America to the nation’s military, from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Blue Star Museum partners are located all over the country and include children’s museums, air and flight museums, science centers, historic sites, and more.
Brookfield Zoo – The Chicago Zoological Society is offering free admission for Brookfield Zoo to all active, reservist, and retired members of the military when they present a valid ID at the admission booth.
Carowinds – Carowinds Amusement Park in Charlotte, North Carolina offers free admission to the park for any active, inactive, or retired member of the United States military with a valid military I.D. during their annual military appreciation days.
Cedar Point – Cedar Point, an amusement park in Sandusky, Ohio, offers discounted military tickets with verification when tickets are purchased online. Military members may purchase up to six tickets at the discounted rate.
Cincinnati Zoo – The Cincinnati Zoo offers $3 off each adult admission and $2 off each child admission for tickets purchased in person every day with a valid military identification card. They also have military days on Memorial Day, July 4th, and Veteran’s Day with free admission for military members and half price tickets for up to six family members.
Cinemark – Cinemark theaters gives Active, Veterans, and Retired members with a valid ID, including dependents a box office discount. Discounts may vary at each location. Cinemark discounts are available all over the nation. Search the website to find a movie theater near you.
Columbus Zoo & Aquarium – The Columbus Zoo & Aquarium offers $2 off per ticket for up to six tickets for military members with a valid ID card. The Columbus Zoo opened in 1927 with a small collection of animals. The zoo was home to Colo the gorilla, the first gorilla born in captivity, where she lived until her death in 2017. Famed animal expert Jack Hanna became the director of the Columbus Zoo in 1978.
DISH: Active Duty military members and Veterans can now save over $500. Eligible subscribers will get access to specially-selected channels in the Stars and Stripes Pack, one free On-Demand movie each month, and TV anywhere you go with a DVR upgrade to a compatible Hopper family set-top box.
Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom – Dorney Park, an amusement park in Allentown, Pennsylvania offers discounted admission tickets for military members when purchased online with verification. Military members may purchase up to six tickets at the discounted rate. They also have an annual Military Days event around the 4th of July when they offer free admission for military members and discounted rated for family members.
Gilroy Gardens – Gilroy Gardens offers an everyday discounted ticket price at the rate of $30 per ticket for military members with valid identification. Tickets must be used on the day of purchase and up to six tickets may be purchased at the discounted rate. They offer free admission for military members during their Military Appreciation days on November 10th and 11th with discounted rates for family members.
Great Wolf Lodge – Great Wolf Lodge offers the Howling Heroes program which gives members of the military a 30% discount off the best available rates all year long. Military verification is required to receive the discount. Great Wolf Lodge is a popular resort hotel that includes an indoor water park.
Kings Dominion – Kings Dominion amusement park in Doswell, Virginia offers discounted single day admission tickets when purchased at the ticket booth with a valid military ID. Military members can purchase up to six tickets at the discounted rate. Kings Dominion also offers free admission to active and retired military members during their military appreciation events on Memorial Day and July 4th.
Kings Island – Kings Island amusement park in Ohio offers discounted tickets for military members online and at the ticket booth. Military members may purchase up to six tickets at the discounted rate with a valid ID. Kings Island also has free Military Appreciation days during the month of July.
Knott’s Berry Farm – Knott’s Berry Farm offers discounted rates on ticket prices for military every day. Discounted tickets can be purchased online through ID.me for $47. Tickets can also be purchased at the gate for a discounted rate of $52. Must have valid ID to be eligible for the military discount.
Legoland California – Legoland offers an exclusive military discount with a variety of options. Upon verification online, military members can purchase 3-day resort hopper admission for $84.99 that includes admission to the amusement park, the aquarium, and the water park. Single-day admission to Legoland only is also available at a discounted rate. Military discounts are extended to Active duty, Reserve, National Guard, Military Retirees, Veterans, and Dependents with valid credentials.
Legoland Florida – Legoland Florida offers free admission to the park for all active duty U.S. service members with valid identification. Discounted tickets are available for non-active military members and dependents through the military base Tickets & Travel office, and a 10% discount is available on ticket purchases made at the gate with a valid military ID. The 10% discount is also available at the Legoland Florida Hotel.
Major League Baseball – Many Major League Baseball teams offer discounted tickets to military members all season long. Dates and seating vary per team. Most teams have military discounts available and some offer special days to honor military members on the field.
Minnesota Zoo – The Minnesota Zoo offers a variety of discounts and promotions for members of the military including current, former, and retired members and family members of the US Military, National Guard, and Reserve in the United States (including Puerto Rico). Valid military ID or proof of military service must be presented to receive the discounts. Discounts include $2 off admission all year long plus free admission and parking during the Military Appreciation event from June 30 – July 8.
National Park Service – The National Park Service offers free annual passes for members of the military and their dependents. Take in the beauty of America, or learn more about the history of our great country at one of the many National Parks across the United States.
Pandora – Eligible military personnel can enjoy Premium Plan features at a 20% discount. For just $7.99 a month and a 60-day free trial, active duty, reservists, retirees, veterans, and military dependents will have access to unlimited skips and offline listening, personalized playlists and stations, ad-free listening and more.
Pirate’s Dinner Adventure – Pirates Diner Adventure in Buena Park is a live action dinner show complete with adventure on the high seas, pirate fights, and audience participation. They offer discounted military rates of $35 for adults and $30 for children (regular rates are $61.95 for adults and $36.95 for kids). Military admission is available for all show times and Monday through Thursday shows also receive upgraded seats.
Regal Cinemas – Regal Cinemas offers discounted movie tickets for military members, but the discount may vary by location. Military discount details are generally indicated on the ticket sale page for the movie time and location of your choice.
SiriusXM – SiriusXM offers a 25% discount (for the life of a subscription) to all Active and Veteran members and their families. SiriusXM offers subscription services for commercial free radio including music, talk, sports, comedy, news, and more plus you can now stream your SiriusXM account on your computer and phone.
SunSplash Water Park – SunSplash Water Park offers free admission to military members during special events for Armed Forces Day, Memorial Day, and July 4th. Military members must present a valid ID to receive the discount and family members are given a discount of $3 per ticket.
Tidal – Tidal offers the Military Premium subscription for $5.99 per month and the Military HiFi subscription for $11.99 per month, a discount of $4 – $8 per month. Tidal is an artist-owned global audio and video streaming platform owned by Beyonce, Alicia Keyes, Coldplay, Daft Pubk, Arcade Fire, Jack White, and more.
Universal Studios – Universal Studios offers military discounts at both the Hollywood and Orlando locations. Discounted tickets can be purchased from ticketing offices on the military base, or by calling (901) 874-6891. Military members who do not purchase tickets in advance will receive $3 off the price of admission at the time of purchase.
Valleyfair – Valleyfair, an amusement park in Shakopee, Minnesota offers military discounts for active, reserve, and retired members of the military. Online tickets can be purchased with the verification process through ID.me, and may also be purchased in person at the ticket booth with valid military identification or proof of service. Valleyfair also offers free admission to the park for military members on Memorial Day and 4th of July, plus discounted admission for up to six family members.
Waves of Honor – Waves of Honor offers free and discounted admission for active duty military and veterans. Theme parks and water parks participating in the promotions include all Sea World locations, Busch Gardens Tampa and Williamsburg, Discovery Cove, Sesame Place, and Aquatica Orlando. Discounts vary based on event and location.
Worlds of Fun & Oceans of Fun – Worlds of Fun & Oceans of Fun in Kansas City, Missouri offer complimentary admission to all active, reserve, and retired members of the military on Military Appreciation Days including Armed Forces Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, and Labor Day. Discounted tickets for up to six family members may also be purchased. Valid military identification or proof of service is required to receive the military discount. They also offer discounted tickets that can be purchased through military ITR offices.