Veterans Day deals in the Rockford area

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STATELINE, Ill. (WIFR) - Businesses throughout the area will be honoring veterans with discounts or free items and services this weekend. Here is a list of some places in the area saluting veterans from USA Today.

Early Deals
- Denny's: Free Build Your Own Slam from 5 a.m. to noon all active, inactive and retired military personnel.

- IHOP: Free stack of Red, White and Blue pancakes or patriotic pancake combo from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Veterans Day Deals
- Applebee's Neighborhood Grill: Free meal from a special menu.

- Buffalo Wild Wings: Free small order of traditional or boneless wings with a side of fries.

- Chili's: Free meal from a special menu.

- Chuck E. Cheese: Free personal one-topping pizza for veterans, active duty personnel and eligible dependents. You will need to bring a military ID, proof of service and promo code 5500.

- Circle K- Free Polar Pop with the Veterans Day deal on Circle K's mobile app with military ID.

- Cracker Barrel: Free slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake.

- Dickey's Barbecue Pit: Free sandwich, savory side and a Big Yellow Cup for veterans from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

- Dunkin' Donuts: Free doughnut of choice.

- Famous Dave's: Free two meat combo.

- Hy-Vee: Free breakfast from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.

- Little Ceasars: Free Hot-N-Ready lunch combo from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

- LongHorn Steakhouse: Free appetizer or dessert. Guests dining with veterans get 10% off their meals.

- Olive Garden: Free meal from a special menu.

- Outback Steakhouse: Free Bloomin' Onion and non-alcoholic beverage.

- Panera Bread: Free breakfast until 10 a.m. Coupon for a free pastry to use on a later visit after 10 a.m.

- Perkins: Free Magnificent Seven meal.

- Red Lobster: Free appetizer or dessert.

- Red Robin: Free Red's Tavern Double Burger with bottomless fries.

- Starbucks: Free tall coffee for any veteran, active duty military and military spouse.

- Texas Roadhouse: Free meal from a special menu and choice of non-alcoholic drink.

- TGI Friday's: Free lunch menu item up to $12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. plus a coupon for $5 off your next meal.

Other Veterans Day deals
- Great Clips: Free haircut on Veterans Day or you can pick up a coupon for a free haircut to use through December 31. Non-veteran customers will receive a coupon to give to a veteran.

- Hair Cuttery: A free haircut certificate will be donated back to a veteran in the area for every customer who gets a haircut Saturday.

- Sports Clips: Free haircuts to service members and veterans with military ID.

- Babies R Us: 15% off in-store purchase through Saturday.

- Bed Bath and Beyond: 25% off entire in-store purchase November 9-12.

- Dollar General: 11% discount in-store and online with code VET17 on Saturday.

- Home Depot: 10% discount.

- Lowes: 10% discount.

- Old Time Pottery: 10% discount for veterans, military personnel and family members.

- Target: 10% discount on in-store and online purchases for veterans, active military, spouses and dependent children. Register for the discount at

- Toys R Us: 15% off in-store purchases through Saturday.

-Walgreens: 20% off eligible regular-price items Saturday for veterans, military and their families with Balance Rewards card and proof of military service.