Local businesses, restaurants offer Veterans Day deals - WKRN News 2

Local businesses, restaurants offer Veterans Day deals

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Monday is Veterans Day, and many local businesses and restaurants are offering deals and freebies as a way to say thank you.

The following list is merely a few of the many places finding small ways to give back.

- Krispy Kreme is offering a small coffee and doughnut.
- Applebee's has put together a free Thank You Meal menu
- California Pizza Kitchen is giving a free pizza to dine-in patrons
- Frist Center for the Visual Arts are offering free admission
- Tennessee State Parks are offering one free night of camping and a complimentary round of golf

Most businesses simply require that customers show military identification.

To read a full list of businesses and restaurants offering deals, meals and freebies, visit MilitaryBenefits.info.

Nashville is also set to host it's annual Veterans Day Parade Monday, leading to road closures downtown.

Beginning at 9:30 a.m., West End Avenue at 18th Avenue continuing to Broadway at 3rd Avenue will be closed, along with the Broadway exit of Interstate 40.

Commerce Street between 2nd and 4th avenues and 3rd Avenue from Church Street to Korean Veterans Boulevard will be closed at 10:30 a.m. to allow for dispersal of parade elements.

The parade is scheduled to begin its 10-block route at 11 a.m. from Broadway at 13th Avenue and will conclude on Broadway at 3rd Avenue.

This year's grand marshals are country music singer Connie Smith and retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Bill Burleigh.

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