Various Military Discounts Available to Veterans in Northeast Florida:
(not in any particular order)
Jacksonville Zoo:
Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens offers a 10% discount on memberships to seniors 65 or older, military, and City of Jacksonville employees with a valid I.D. Conditions: One discount per purchase. Discounts are not available on Gift Membership Certificates, a la carte options, or Heart of the Zoo Society Memberships. Offers are only available at the time of purchase and cannot be applied at a later date.
To receive your military discount, email Please include a contact phone number where we can reach you to complete your discounted purchase via phone.

JaxParks Now Offering Military Discount For Hannah And Huguenot Park

June 11, 2021  
JaxParks Military Discount Flyer


JaxParks is now offering a Military Discount of 50% off admissions fees* for active duty military and veterans.

State issued Military ID, DD-214, or Veteran ID
(Must be presented at park entrance at time of admission)
Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park
500 Wonderwood Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32233
Huguenot Memorial Park
1 0980 Heckscher Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32226

Adventure Landing:

Adventure Landing, Jacksonville Beach, features go-karts, miniature golf, and laser tag as well as a roller coaster, arcade, batting cages, and more. Receive a 10% discount with military ID.

Bruster’s Real Ice Cream:

Receive a 15% off discount with a military ID. Bruster’s large variety of premium flavors and artisan desserts are made in-store, including handmade waffle cones, customized sundaes, candy-filled blasts, milkshakes, and customized cakes and pies.

My Gym:

My Gym offers programs and facilities designed to help children 6 weeks through 10 years of age develop physically, cognitively, and emotionally. Programs include structured, age-appropriate, weekly classes that incorporate music, dance, relays, games, special rides, gymnastics, sports and more. Get 50% off Lifetime Memberships for military families.

Jacksonville Museum of Science and History (MOSH):

Get $10 admission tickets for adults with military ID. In addition to its extensive collection of core exhibits, the museum also features traveling exhibitions and a planetarium. Check out the museum’s calendar for upcoming special events as well, like science and history boat tours and after-dark events.

Paintball Adventures:

Get half-off pricing for active and retired military members and discounted group rates. The park offers recreational paintball play every Saturday and Sunday and features five wooded fields, two sniper trails, multiple forts, a multi building complex, and numerous other fields. Choose from various types of paintball gun rentals (they have enough for 400 players) or bring your own and purchase the paint there. Reservations are available for "off” days.

Camp Bow Wow:

At Camp Bow Wow Jacksonville's Overnight Camp, a p​premier dog boarding service, dogs enjoy all-day play and sleep each night in individual cozy cabins on cots with fleece padding. You can even monitor your pet’s stay with a 24-hour webcam. Discounted pricing on full night stay for military members with valid ID.

Bounce Around Jax:

This party rental company offers everything you need for your next party, from inflatables (bouncy houses, obstacle courses, and water slides) and trackless train rides, to costumes and outdoor movie screens. They sell refreshment supplies and provide face painting services. Active or retired military receive 10% off with their "Heroes Discount.”

Alhambra Theatre and Dining:

Recently celebrating its 50th anniversary, the Alhambra Theatre is the nation’s longest continuously running professional dinner theater. With ongoing menu updates and renovations since 2009, the Alhambra offers a unique experience in dining and entertainment. Military personnel and visitors over age 60 receive $2.50 off ticket price.

Universal Orlando Resort:

Universal Orlando offers specially priced tickets to Leisure Travel offices at military bases for re-sale to active duty, retired military, and DOD personnel (ticket pricing determined by the local Leisure Travel offices). Active duty military with valid military IDs can receive a discount when purchasing multi-day tickets at the front gate tickets windows at the resort. The resort includes three theme parks – Universal Studios Florida, Universal’s Islands of Adventure, and Universal’s Volcano Bay water theme park (opening 2017) – along with on-site hotels.

Amtrak Train & Bus:

Active duty members receive 10% off tickets and veterans receive a 20% veteran discount with a Veterans Advantage Card. The station is located at 3570 Clifford Lane and serves the Silver Meteor and the Silver Star train routes that travel from New York City to Miami, as well as the Thruway Motorcoach bus line.

The Home Depot and Lowe’s:

Home improvements can get expensive fast. Take advantage of these two large stores’ 10% off, year-round discounts for active duty, active reserve, retired military, and immediate family. This discount is available in store only with a valid military ID.

Apple Computers:

You can access the military discount and veteran discount under the government purchase program, so you will need to sign up online and purchase items online. Check with your nearest Jacksonville location to see if you can pick up your purchase in-store.

AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile:

AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint offer active duty and veterans (and some reservists) their government employee pricing on phone service with a valid military ID or VA ID card. T-Mobile offers 15% Military Discount for active duty and veterans. Veterans should also bring a copy of their DD214.


A drug store plus, you can find everything from small house goods to snacks and candy to toys and office supplies here. Participating stores provide a 15% discount every Tuesday with a valid military ID or VA ID. Additionally, on Memorial Day, you can save 15% to 20% on select purchases.

Target Portrait Studios:

Several of the Target stores in Jacksonville have in-store portrait studios. Active duty, with military ID, can receive 50% of portrait collection, free traditional 8x10 print, free sitting fees, and $3.99 portrait sheets. You will have to check if they will also offer this to veterans.

Discounted Campground Fees:

The Florida Forest Service provides fee discounts for campground usage for active duty service members and honorably discharged veterans. For more information on these discounted fees, see the Fees on Florida Forest Service Managed Lands  pdf 64.2 KB] document, pages 1 and 2.

Expedited Concealed Weapons License Applications:

The FDACS Division of Licensing expedites Florida concealed weapon or firearm license applications submitted by active military members and veterans.

Active military personnel who want to apply for a concealed weapon license should include a copy of their Common Access Card or other form of official military identification with their applications. We will also accept a copy of service members' current orders as proof of active duty status. Honorably discharged veterans should submit a copy of their DD 214 long form with their applications. 

Learn more about applying for a concealed weapon license.

Licensing Fee Waivers for Military, Veterans and Spouses/Surviving Spouses:

Active duty military, honorably discharged veterans, military spouses or surviving spouses may be eligible for a waiver of the initial or renewal registration fees of some FDACS licensing programs such as pawnbroking, motor vehicle repair, and heath studio licensing, among others. The FDACS Division of Licensing does not provide fee waivers for concealed weapons applications.

Applicants must meet the licensing requirements of the specific industry and must submit a Military Fee Waiver Request Formapplication/pdf ]. The waiver request and required supporting documentation must be submitted at the time the applicant submits the registration application.

Call 1-800-HELP-FLA (435-7352) or 1-800-FL-AYUDA (352-9832) for more information regarding the military registration fee waiver. This waiver does not include examination fees or other incidental fees.

The following FDACS licensing programs are eligible for a fee waiver:

Operation Outdoor Freedom:

Operated under the Florida Forest Service, Operation Outdoor Freedom provides recreational and rehabilitative opportunities to wounded veterans on state forests, agricultural lands, and private lands throughout Florida at no cost. Learn more about Operation Outdoor Freedom.

Interested veterans can register for Operation Outdoor Freedom events on the Operation Outdoor Freedom Event Registration webpage.

To be eligible, applicants must be honorably discharged military veterans who are Purple Heart recipients or who have a service-connected disability rating of 30 percent or greater from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Veterans Preference for Career Service Positions:

Veterans preference is provided to applicants for career service positions within Florida state government, including FDACS.

Learn about current employment opportunities at FDACS.  

Information on the state of Florida veterans preference policy can be found in the State of Florida Job Candidate Program Manualapplication/pdf ] on pages 3 and 4.

Florida Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles Discounts/Programs:

Please visit for details.

Florida Department of Veterans Affairs:

See the 2021 Florida Benefits Guide here:

Discounts in St. Augustine Sites:

Anastasia Watersports, 850 Anastasia Park Dr.

Anastasia Watersports offers military personnel 10% off all rentals

Ancient City Tours, 12 St. George St.

Ancient City Tours offers military with ID $2 off regular admission.

Castillo de San Marcos, 1 S. Castillo Dr.

Castillo de San Marcos National Monument offers a free annual military pass for U.S. Active Military, Veterans & dependents with ID.

Classic Car Museum of St. Augustine, 4730 US 1 S

Classic Car Museum offers active military 10% off regular admission.

Cruisin' Tikis St. Augustine, 250 Vilano Rd.

Cruisin' Tikis offers active military 10% off regular admission.

Florida Water Tours, 107 Yacht Club Dr.

Florida Water Tours offers active military 25% off regular admission.

Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park, 11 Magnolia Ave.

Fountain of Youth offers military with ID $1 off regular admission.

Lightner Museum, 75 King St.

Lightner Museum offers $12 Admission for Military & Active Veterans.

Lincolnville Museum, 102 ML King Ave.

Lincolnville Museum offers active military 10% off regular admission.

Marineland Dolphin Adventure, 9600 Oceanshore Blvd.

Marineland Dolphin Adventure offers a Military Discount year round. Military Members (Active/Retired/Veteran) receive 50% off their ticket and any of their dependents receive 20% off. Valid on admission or any interaction programs. Promo codes for booking online are: MILITARY50 for the 50% off and MILITARY20 for the 20% off.

Medieval Torture Collection, 100 St. George St.

Medieval Torture Collection offers active military 10% off regular admission.

Old Jail Museum, 167 San Marco Ave.

Old Jail Museum offers Military and Veterans BOGO on admission

Old Town Cycle Cruise, 250 Vilano Rd.

Old Town Cycle Cruise offers active military 10% off regular admission.

Old Town Trolley Tours, 167 San Marco Ave.

Old Town Trolley Tours offers Military and Veterans BOGO on admission

Oldest Store Museum Experience, 167 San Marco Ave.

Oldest Store Museum offers Military and Veterans BOGO on admission

Oldest Wooden School House, 14 St. George St.

Oldest Wooden School House offers military with ID $1 off regular admission for up to four (4) people.

Potter's Wax Museum, 31 Orange St.

Potter's Wax Museum offers Military and Veterans BOGO on admission

Red Express Train Tours, 19 San Marco Ave.

Red Express Tours offers 30% off active and retired, spouses and children included.

Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum, 19 San Marco Ave.

Ripley's Museum offers 30% off active and retired, spouses and children included.

Sabrage St. Augustine Charters, 173 Shipyard Way

Sabrage St. Augustine offers active military 10% off on all charters

Schooner Freedom Charters, 111 Avenida Menendez

Schooner Freedom Charters offers active military 10% off on all charters

Sea Serpent Tours, 6550 SR 13 N

Sea Serpent Tours offers active military 20% off on all rentals and tours

Spanish Military Hospital Museum, 3 Aviles St.

Spanish Military Hospital Museum offers military with ID $2 off regular admission.

St. Augustine Scenic Cruise, 111 Avenida Menendez

St. Augustine Scenic Cruise offers active military with ID $4 off regular admission.

St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, 999 Anastasia Blvd.

The Alligator Farm offers a 10% discount for active military with ID.

St. Augustine Aquarium, 2045 SR 16

The St. Augustine Aquarium offers active military 10% off regular admission.

St. Augustine Boat Tours, 57 Comares Ave.

St. Augustine Boat Tours offers active military 10% off using the promo code "MILITARY"

St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, 81 Lighthouse Ave.

St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum offers veterans 10% off of daily admission & FREE admission to active military with ID and up to 3 dependents.

St. Augustine Sailing, 3076 Harbor Dr.

St. Augustine Sailing invites all veterans and active military personnel to share their passion for sailing by offering a 10% discount on their ASA Sailing Courses.

The Tasting Tours, 24 Cathedral Place

The Tasting Tours offers $5.00 off for military personnel.

Villa Zorayda Museum, 83 King St.

Villa Zorayda Museum offers $2.00 off of adult admission which also includes the use of our audio guided tour.

Witty Whisker Cat Café, 112 N Ponce de Leon Blvd.

Witty Whisker Cat Café offers a 20% discount for all military personnel and their families

World Golf Hall of Fame Museum, 1 World Golf Place

The Hall of Fame Museum offers military with ID $1 off regular admission.

World Golf IMAX, 1 World Golf Place

World Golf IMAX Theater offers military with ID $1 off regular admission.

Ximenez-Fatio House Museum, 20 Aviles St.

The Ximenez-Fatio House Museum offers 20% off All Military and active Military families.