Military-Friendly Businesses in the DMV

Where Your Service is Always Appreciated


The DMV is one of the most military-friendly areas you’ll ever discover. It’s not hard to find local businesses offering a military or veteran discount or perk. Don’t be afraid to ask whenever you visit a new place. From local favorites to national chains, here are a few places that definitely know how to take care of our military members and veterans.


The International Spy Museum, Washington D.C.

Individual admission for those with a valid military ID is $15.95 (normally $21.95). Seniors, Fire & Law Enforcement are eligible to receive the same discounted price.

Washington Nationals Baseball, Washington, D.C.

The Nationals and have a special ticket offer to reward all active-duty, reserve, veteran and retired military personnel.

Ford’s Theatre, Washington, D.C.

Active-duty military members and veterans can receive 50% off on tickets to select theatrical performances at the historic Ford’s Theatre.


Bass Pro Shops, Hanover, MD

Bass Pro Shops offers a 5% discount to active duty military, reservists, and National Guard. Sign up and verify your status online or bring your military ID when you shop at your nearest Bass Pro store.

Six Flags America, Bowie/Mitchellville, MD

Six Flags America offers military appreciation days where military members receive free admission. Days vary by park and season. Tickets are available at discounted prices, varies by location, on military bases and installations through the MWR or ITT recreation offices. Quantities are unlimited with a valid military or DoD ID. Discounted tickets are NOT available at the parks.

The Winery Kent Island, Chester, MD

Wednesdays are military discount day at The Winery. Military customers can receive 10% off their total purchase. Please show valid military ID.

Westfield Annapolis Mall, Annapolis, MD

Annapolis Mall stores offering special savings to veterans and active military personnel. A valid military ID must be presented at time of purchase.


Bass Pro Shops, Ashland, VA, & Hampton, VA

Bass Pro Shops offers a 5% discount to active duty military, reservists, and National Guard. Sign up and verify your status online or bring your military ID when you shop at your nearest Bass Pro store. 

Busch Gardens Williamsburg, Williamsburg, VA

Any active duty, activated or drilling reservist, or National Guardsman and as many as 3 dependents are entitled to a free one time admission at SeaWorld’s Busch Gardens Theme Park. Military personnel must register to receive tickets. Limit one complimentary admission per year, per person to one park. 

Cabelas, Gainesville, VA, & Henrico, VA

Cabela’s: Active and retired military members can get a 5% discount at any Cabela’s outlet when they bring their military service ID. For online orders, sign in and verify through SheerID. For phone orders, call 1-800-237-4444 and provide valid proof of service. 

Colonial Williamsburg, Williamsburg, VA

Available to active-duty and immediate family members: visit the MWR/ITT offices at your military installation to obtain an exclusive Military One Day Plus Pass, or receive 10% off on Multi-day Tickets at our walk-up ticket windows. 

Great Wolf Lodge & Indoor Water Park, Williamsburg, VA

Great Wolf Lodge, with suites and an indoor water park offers up to 20% off for Armed Forces personnel. Book online using the offer code HEROES. A valid ID or badge is required at check in. Police, Fire and EMS workers can also take advantage of this discount. 

Kings Dominion Theme Park, Doswell, VA

Active and retired military can purchase single day general admission tickets for $36.99 per person. Up to 6 tickets can be purchased at the gate with a valid military ID. Admission is free on Military Appreciation Days, Memorial Day Weekend and 4th of July weekend. This is available to active duty and retired military with valid ID. Located near Langley AFB and Pope AFB.