Every week, in cities across the United States, thousands of tickets are available to veterans, service members, and family members of those killed in action, enabling them go to major sports games, concerts, and a whole host of other ticketed events. And all the tickets are free — except for a very small delivery fee — from the nonprofit Veteran Tickets Foundation, or Vet Tix.

October is full of fun opportunities, from football games to elaborate haunted houses. So before the chill of winter arrives, Vet Tix wants to help you get out in your community for some free fun with friends and family.

Below are 13 of the major events we are currently distributing tickets for in October, just some of the hundreds of events available at Every event included on this list has at least 100 donated tickets available for our veteran and military members.

Oct. 1–31 Seattle, Washington:Georgetown Morgue

Oct. 6 Pontiac, Michigan: Erebus: The World's Largest Haunted House – Four Story Haunted Attraction

Oct. 8 Atlanta, Georgia: Georgia State Panthers vs. Texas State football game

Oct. 8 Lewisville, Texas: Lewisville Gun Show, presented by Premier Gun Shows

Oct. 14 Scottsdale, Arizona: Totally 80s Live concert with Missing Persons, Bow Wow Wow and When In Rome II (18+ show)

Oct. 14 Fayetteville, North Carolina: TLC’s Long Island Medium Theresa Caputo

Oct. 15 Rogers, Arkansas: Korn and Breaking Benjamin: Nocturnal Underground Tour

Oct. 15 Long Beach, California: Monster Mash-Up Halloween Dance Party, presented by the Long Beach Symphony

Oct. 15 Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana Hoosiers vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers football game

Oct. 22 Tempe, Arizona: Arizona State Sun Devils vs. Washington State football game

Oct. 28 Fresno, California: Fresno State Bulldogs vs. Air Force football game

Oct. 28 New York, New York: Brooklyn Nets vs. Indiana Pacers basketball game

Oct. 30 Martinsville, Virginia: Goody's Fast Relief 500 – NASCAR Sprint Cup Race

Vet Tix works with sports teams, entertainers, donors and venues to help put veterans and service members (including Reserve and Guard) in empty seats at games and events across the nation. Since 2008, we’ve had the pleasure to distribute more than 2.3 million free tickets to nearly 450,000 Vet Tixers.

How do you get these tickets? To become a Vet Tix member and request tickets to these and hundreds of other events, visit 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.