13 January Events With Free Tickets For Vets And Service Members

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U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Caitlin Bevel

2017 looms on the horizon. Many things will change in the New Year, but one thing will happily stay the same: the nonprofit Veteran Tickets Foundation, Vet Tix, will continue to provide veterans, service members, caregivers and family members of those killed in action with free tickets to major sports games, concerts, and a diverse mix of other ticketed events.


Below are just 13 of the hundreds of events currently available at VetTix.org. Every event included on this list has at least 100 donated tickets available for our veteran and military members.

Jan. 2 Arlington, Texas: Cotton Bowl Classic – Western Michigan Broncos vs. Wisconsin Badgers – NCAA Football

Jan. 4 Notre Dame, Indiana: Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Louisville Cardinals – NCAA Men's Basketball

Jan. 5 Tempe, Arizona: Arizona State Sun Devils vs. Colorado Buffaloes – NCAA Men's Basketball

Jan. 9 Newark, New Jersey: New Jersey Devils vs. Florida Panthers – NHL

Jan. 12 New York, New York: Brooklyn Nets vs. New Orleans Pelicans – NBA

Jan. 13 Rosemont, Illinois: Professional Bull Riders – Chicago Invitational

Jan. 13 Dallas, Texas: Who's Bad – Tribute to Michael Jackson

Jan. 14 Kansas City, Missouri: Invicta FC 21, Anderson vs. Tweet – Women’s Mixed Martial Arts Presented by Invicta Fighting Championships

Jan. 14 Ledyard, Connecticut: Gladys Knight and the Whispers

Jan. 18 Auburn Hills, Michigan: Detroit Pistons vs. Atlanta Hawks – NBA

Jan. 21 Independence, Missouri: Missouri Mavericks vs. Quad City Mallards – ECHL

Jan. 25 New York, New York: Brooklyn Nets vs. Miami Heat – NBA

Jan. 27 Dallas, Texas: Bricks in the Wall – The Sights and Sounds of Pink Floyd

How do you get these tickets, which are free except for a very small delivery fee?

To become a Vet Tixer and request tickets to these and hundreds of other events, visit VetTix.org to create a free account. Once you’ve created an account and verified your military service, you can review these 13 notable events, plus hundreds of other upcoming events across the country.

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