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Experience Birmingham Weekend – $5 Off Admission to the Zoo!

July 16, 2021

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Visit the Zoo during Experience Birmingham Weekend to take advantage of discounted admission – $5 off admission tickets! In celebration of the City of Birmingham’s 150th anniversary, the Birmingham Zoo will be offering a $5 off discount on general admission prices, online and onsite, during the weekend of Friday, July 16 through Sunday, July 18. The Zoo is a proud partner of the City’s kick-off event, Experience Birmingham and welcomes residents to come and enjoy fun with the animals at their Zoo!

Incorporated on Dec. 19, 1871, Birmingham is the largest city in Alabama and the seat of Jefferson County. Residents are encouraged to discover or rediscover what the Magic City has to offer – from sightseeing, attractions, restaurants, and staple businesses. Birmingham is filled with wonderful family-friendly venues and activities. Guests to the Zoo can feed the giraffes and lorikeets, take a ride on the Red Diamond Express Train, and go for a spin on the Protective Life Carousel. Kids will love water play and cooling off at the Splash Pads.  *Animal activities, rides, and attractions are all an additional cost and weather dependent.


$5 Off Admission
*Offer valid only on Experience Birmingham Weekend (July 16-18, 2021) and cannot be combined with any other offers, discounts, or coupons.

PRICING *Plus tax
Adults – $12.95*
Children 2 – 12 years old – $7.95*
Senior Citizens 65 years+$9.95*
Military  $9.95  (Active/Retired/Veteran/Reserve Military includes spouses and dependents– must show military ID)
First Responders – $9.95  (EMT/Paramedics, Firefighters, Law Enforcement – Must show current valid ID or badge)
College Student  – $9.95 (Must show current and valid student ID) 

Friday, July 16
Saturday, July 17
Sunday, July 18

9am – 5pm

Experience Birmingham Weekend is in proud partnership with the City of Birmingham


*Ride, attractions, and activities are weather dependent

Children’s Zoo Splash Pads
9am – 4:45pm
Included in the price of admission for the day
Weather Dependent

Protective Life Carousel
10am – 4pm
Cost: $3.95 plus tax
Tickets sold at Carousel
Children under two, receive a free ride on the carousel with a paid accompanying adult.
Children two and older must have a ride ticket.

Red Diamond Express Train 
10am – 4pm
Cost: $3.95 plus tax
Tickets sold at Train Depot

Goat Walk
Children’s Zoo & Alabama Wilds

Lorikeet Aviary
Saturday & Sunday
10am – 3pm
Cost: $3.95 plus tax per feeder
Tickets sold at Aviary Tiki Hut Gift Shop
Weather dependent

Kiwanis Giraffe Encounter
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
10am – 12pm OR until sold out
Cost: $3.95 plus tax per person on the platform
Tickets sold at Giraffe Outpost Gift Shop
Face masks are required to participate in giraffe feedings and while on the platform
Weather dependent



July 16, 2021
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