You do not have to wait until Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 23 to be thankful. You can begin to be thankful now for the many Free things you can get in November. Everybody loves to get something free or at a discounted rate. Freebies include food, haircuts, streaming services, admission to national parks, and other things you can use.

Special days

On November 1, Taco Bell offered a free Doritos Locos Taco. Since November 3 was National Sandwich Day, Subway offered a free sub with the purchase of one and a 30-ounce drink.

November 4 is a good time to sign your children up for ice hockey. Children from ages 4 to 9 can try out on ice rinks during companies' free ice hockey day. The kids will love it so much that they might want you to sign them up for more time at the rink after the free day is over.

On November 11, all members of the military can get a free haircut at any of the Great Clips locations. They can get a free cut either on that day, or they can get a card that can be redeemed anytime before December 31, 2017.

On November 11 and 12, there is free admission to all national parks in the United States. Since this is Veterans Day weekend, many are paying tribute to veterans by visiting the parks. Big families will save quite a bit since there is no admission fee.

Most restaurants nationwide will offer free meals on Veterans Day. Some of the restaurants include Denny's, Chipotle, IHOP, Applebee's, Bob Evans, Bonanza Steakhouse, Chuck E.

Cheese, Dunkin' Donuts, Famous Dave's, Hooters, Little Caesar Pizza, Outback Steakhouse, Red Lobster, Shoney's, TGI Friday's, and many others. Make sure you take your identification with you so you can get your free or discounted meal for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

Up until November 14, Amazon Music Unlimited is available for those who sign up for the plan. They will get a $30 credit. Log onto Amazon's website for more information about how you can take advantage of the service before the offer expires.

All month long

Sign up for a free 30-day trial of Sirius XM satellite radio to be delivered through your app, online, or on a variety of smart televisions. During the month of November, people who sign up might also be eligible for a free trial of Sirius XM for their vehicle.

Sling usually costs $20 each month for the basic package. Anyone who signs up for it for their smart television can get two free months after trying it free for seven days. It is a bargain for people who are looking for a streaming service.

The free things listed in this article are for nationwide services. Check online for other things you can get free in your own local area.

Usually, companies will offer something free in the food or entertainment categories.

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