Every year it seems more and more business get involved in offering free or heavily discounted products for veterans. Which, of course, is a great thing!

A full list of offers from across the country is listed here.

Below you'll find a partial list of Rockford-area businesses that are taking part.

Applebee’s
At participating Applebee’s on 11-11-2015, Veterans and Active Duty Military can select a free meal from a limited menu for Veteran’s Day. Provide proof of service required.

Buffalo Wild Wings Free Wings
On Veterans Day, Wednesday, November 11, 2015 from 4:00 pm-7:00 pm Veterans and active-duty military personnel visiting their local Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant will receive one (1) small order of traditional or boneless wings and a side of fries for free.

Chili’s Free Meal
Veterans and active-duty military receive a free meal on Veterans Day from a special Veterans Day menu. Must show proof of military service.

Denny’s All You Can Eat Pancakes
On Wednesday, Nov. 11, from 5 a.m. to noon all active, inactive and retired military personnel at all participating Denny’s restaurants nationwide will receive a free Build Your Own Grand Slam breakfast.

Golden Corral
On Wednesday November 11, 2015, Golden Corral offers a free sit-in “thank you” dinner for Military veterans, retirees, and active duty members.

Little Caesars
Free Crazy $5 Hot-n-Ready lunch combo from 11am-2pm at participating Little Caesars Pizza locations for US Veterans and Active Military on 11.11.2015. Must present a valid military ID.

Outback Steakhouse Free Bloomin’ Onion® and a beverage
All active, retired military and veterans get a free Bloomin’ Onion® and a beverage on Veterans Day. Must have valid identification. There is also a military discount of 15% off the total check from November 12th thru December 31st, 2015, valid for military members and their families.

Red Robin Free Burger and Fries
All Veterans and Active Duty Military get a free Tavern Double Burger and Bottomless Steak Fries on Veterans Day.

TGI Fridays Free Lunch
Veterans and active duty military service members are invited to have lunch from T.G.I Friday’s lunch menu. Offer good only on Wednesday, November 11, 2015, 11 a.m.-2 p.m at all participating  locations.  All veterans and active military personnel must show valid military I.D.