Military Appreciation Night - May 18, 2021

Military Appreciation Day is back for its 7th consecutive year at the Twin Cities Auto Show with expanded hours - The Twin Cities Auto Show is open 10am-9pm on Military Appreciation Day!

On Tuesday, May 18th, all active military and veterans will receive free entrance to the Twin Cities Auto Show courtesy of Toyota! Guests and family members accompanying military professionals will receive $7 off gate admission. 

On Military Appreciation Day,  The Twin Cities Auto Show will make a donation on behalf of the Greater Metropolitan Automobile Dealers Association to the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) of Minnesota.  This donation and other celebrations of the men and women who have served will occur in the Military Neighborhood. 

The DAV has more than 1 million members and 1,900 chapters throughout the U.S. DAV empowers veterans to lead high-quality lives with respect and dignity. It is dedicated to a single purpose: fulfilling our promises to the men and women who served. The DAV of Minnesota Foundation is a charitable non-profit that enables Minnesota veterans to gain access to programs that help them succeed.


 The DAV of Minnesota

The DAV of Minnesota is looking for volunteers for their Transportation program. 

DAV Volunteer drivers ensure that every veteran has access to the medical care that they have earned.   Each day, a cadre of volunteers all over Minnesota drive veterans from their home to medical appointments at no cost to the veteran.

Be a part of a volunteer team that helps keep the promises made to our men and women who served.  Over the last year, DAV of Minnesota drivers transported 25,701 veterans, drove a total of 1.1M miles and donated more than 55,000 hours of time.

Whether it is one hour a day, or one day per month, volunteer today at


Inspired by your courage and commitment, Toyota is offering a $500 rebate to eligible U.S. military personnel. This rebate can be used toward any new Toyota vehicle purchased or leased through your Toyota dealer and Toyota Financial Services.

Because the sacrifices don’t stop at the front lines Toyota also extends the Military Rebate offer to household members of eligible U.S. military personnel, including Gold Star families.

The Military Rebate offer is available to:

  • U.S. military personnel (active-duty and inactive reserve)
  • Household members of eligible U.S. military personnel (including Gold Star families)
  • U.S. military retirees (within 1 year of retirement)
  • U.S. military veterans (within 1 year of discharge)

To take advantage of the rebate, you must:

  • Provide verifiable proof of military status or active service at the time of purchase/lease. The proof can be any one of the following:
    • Leave and Earning Statement OR
    • Military ID card OR
    • DD Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty
  • Receive a qualifying salary
  • Receive credit approval by Toyota Financial Services through a Toyota dealer


$500 rebate offered by Toyota Motor North America and may be applied toward finance or lease contracts on new Toyota vehicles through participating Toyota Dealers and Toyota Financial Services, dated between April 1, 2021 and July 6, 2021. To qualify for the rebate, at the time of purchase or lease you must (1) be in current active duty status in the U.S. military (Navy, Army, Air Force, Marines, National Guard, Coast Guard and active Reserve) OR a U.S. military inactive reserve (i.e., Ready Reserve) that is part of the individual Ready Reserve, Selected Reserve and Inactive National Guard; OR a retiree of the U.S. military, or a U.S. military veteran within two years of their discharge date; OR a household member of an eligible U.S. military personnel, including Gold Star family members; AND (2) provide verifiable proof of military status or active service; (3) receive a salary sufficient to cover ordinary living expenses and payment for your new vehicle; and (4) receive credit approval from and execute a finance or lease contract through a participating Toyota dealer and Toyota Financial Services. Not all applicants will qualify. On lease contracts, rebate must be applied toward the Amount Due at Lease Signing or toward the Capitalized Cost Reduction. On finance contracts, rebate must be applied toward the Down Payment. Limit one rebate per finance or lease transaction per eligible U.S. military personnel or eligible household member. Offer not combinable with the College Graduate Rebate Program, the iFi Program, and the Lease-End Refi Program. Vehicle must be taken out of dealer stock. Terms, conditions and restrictions apply. Program is not available in AL, FL, GA, HI, NC, and SC. Rebate terms may be more generous in your local area. Ask your participating dealer about the military rebate terms in your area. Must pay sales tax. Void where prohibited by law. Not redeemable for cash.



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