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Woodland Park Zoo - Press Release

**CALENDAR ADVISORY**

October 30, 2012

Zoo honors U.S. military and veterans with free zoo admission on Veterans Day, November 11


Gigi Allianic, Caileigh Robertson
206.548.2550 | woodlandparkzoopr@zoo.org

Woodland Park Zoo extends free admission to all active, veteran and retired U.S. military personnel and their spouses with valid service ID on Veteran’s Day, November 11. Up to four accompanying family members with valid ID will receive $5 off regular zoo admission.   

Photo Credit: Ryan Hawk/Woodland Park Zoo

WHAT

They serve, they defend, they protect, they sacrifice, and Woodland Park Zoo salutes them. In honor of those who put themselves at risk in service to their community and country, the zoo extends free admission to all active, veteran and retired U.S. military personnel and their spouses with valid service identification on Veterans Day, November 11, 2012.

Woodland Park Zoo also recognizes the families and friends of our military with a special offer: up to four accompanying family members with valid ID will receive $5 off regular zoo admission on Veterans Day. Veterans Day discounts cannot be combined with other offers or zoo discounts.

Ongoing Military Discount

Woodland Park Zoo offers regular military discounts at the zoo gates year round: active, retired, and veteran U.S. military and their families receive $5 off each zoo admission purchased at any zoo gate (must show valid military ID). 

WHEN

Veterans Day discounts are available Sunday, November 11, 2012 during regular zoo hours, 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The ongoing military discount extended to military personnel and military will continue year round.

WHERE

Admission discounts can be redeemed at either zoo admission gate: West Entrance located at Phinney Ave. N. between N. 55th and N. 56th Sts. and South Entrance located at N. 50th St. and Fremont Ave. N.

COST

Veterans Day admission is free to all active, veteran and retired U.S. military personnel and their spouses. Must show valid service ID to redeem discount. Up to four family members accompanying heroes with valid ID will receive $5 off admission during the event.

INFO

Fall/winter hours: 9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. daily. Admission: Adult (13-64) $11.75; Child (3-12) $8.50; Toddler (0-2) Free. Active, retired, and veteran U.S. military and their families, seniors and people with physical disabilities receive an admission discount. Zoo members receive free zoo admission year round. Parking: $5.25.

 

Accredited by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums, award-winning Woodland Park Zoo is famed for pioneering naturalistic exhibits and setting international standards for zoos in animal care, conservation and education programs. Woodland Park Zoo is helping to save animals and their habitats in the Pacific Northwest and around the world. By inspiring people to care and act, Woodland Park Zoo is making a difference in our planet’s future. For more information, visit www.zoo.org.

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