13 May Events With Free Tickets For Vets And Service Members

The St. Louis Cardinal’s official mascot, Fredbird shakes the hand of Command Sgt. Maj. Roy Ward, command sergeant major Fort Leonard Wood during the St. Louis Cardinals annual Military Appreciation Day pre-game event.
U.S. Navy photo

Baseball games across America. A major polo competition in Texas. A Chris Brown and Fabolous tour stop in Oregon. These are just a few of the hundreds of events that the nonprofit Veteran Tickets Foundation, Vet Tix, can send you to in May.

Since 2008, Vet Tix has provided veterans, service members, caregivers and family members of those killed in action with more than 2.8 million free tickets to major sports games, concerts, and a diverse mix of other ticketed events.

Below are 13 of the hundreds of events currently available at VetTix.org.  

Baseball and Other Sporting Events

May 2 Los Angeles, California: Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Francisco Giants – MLB

May 5 Minneapolis, Minnesota: Minnesota Twins vs. Boston Red Sox - MLB

May 6 Austin, Texas: The 2017 Victory Cup - Polo

May 10 Miami, Florida: Miami Marlins vs. St. Louis Cardinals - MLB

May 11-13 Las Vegas, Nevada: Professional Bull Riders - Las Vegas Elks Helldorado Days

May 13 Raleigh, North Carolina: NLFC 7 - Next Level Fight Club - Mixed Martial Arts

May 17 San Diego, California: San Diego Padres vs. Milwaukee Brewers - MLB

May 27 Harrison, New Jersey: New York Red Bulls vs. New England Revolution - MLS - Military Appreciation Game

May 28 Cleveland, Ohio: Cleveland Indians vs. Kansas City Royals - MLB

Concerts of Note

May 4 Memphis, Tennessee: Future - Nobody's Safe Tour

May 5 Pensacola, Florida: Newsboys - Love Riot Tour

May 10 Portland, Oregon: Chris Brown - Party Tour With Fabolous, O.t Genasis and Kap G

May 11 Tulsa, Oklahoma: Tim McGraw and Faith Hill - Soul2Soul World Tour

To become a Vet Tixer and request tickets to these and hundreds of other events, which are free except for a very small delivery fee, visit VetTix.org to create a free account. Once you’ve created an account and verified your military service, you can review hundreds of upcoming events across the country.

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