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Fourth of July at the Zoo 2021

July 4, 2021

Spend the Fourth of July with the animals at your Birmingham Zoo! In honor of  Independence Day, the Zoo will be offering FREE admission to veterans, active and retired military, including their dependents on Sunday, July 4. Guests must show proof of military service (military ID card, dependent ID card, or driver’s license with veteran’s designation) at the ticket booth to receive free entry into the Zoo. Online reservations are not required for guests with military ID.

Your Zoo also offers Military service members: active, retired, and their dependents a discount on Birmingham Zoo Memberships! Click here or stop by our Membership booth for pricing, more information, and to purchase or renew your Military Family Membership!

 

WHEN
Sunday, July 4

TIME
9am- 5pm

OFFER
FREE admission for veterans, active and retired military, including their dependents.
*This offer is exclusive on the Fourth of July only. Cannot be combined with any other offers, discounts, or coupons.

HOW TO REDEEM
Fourth of July military discount offer is only available onsite at the Zoo’s ticket booth. *Offer is NOT available online.
*Guests must show proof of military service (military ID card, dependent ID card, driver’s license with designation, etc.) to redeem the offer.

 


RIDES & ATTRACTIONS

  • Red Diamond Express Train
  • Protective Life Carousel
    • Weather Dependent 
    • Time  10:00am – 4:00pm
    • Cost Single tickets are $3.95 (plus tax) for ONE (1) RIDE, per person.
    • Tickets  Sold and purchased onsite at each ride location ONLY.
      • Guests cannot purchase ride tickets at the front gate nor online.
      • Unlimited Ride Wristbands are not available for purchase.
      • One (1) ticket per person, per ride, for ages 2 years and up
    • Family Plus Member Ride Wristbands cannot be reserved online
      • FPM wristbands but will be available onsite at the Zoo when you arrive.
      • Show Member card to receive wristbands onsite.
    • Ride tickets are for daytime operation only and are not valid for special events.
      • One ticket per person per ride, ages 2 years and up.
      • Children under 2 years old must be accompanied by a paying adult on the train and carousel.
      • Children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult chaperone on the train.
    • Limited Capacity & Cleaning
      • The train and carousel will be operating at limited capacity to ensure riders are at safe distance from one another.
      • In addition, the train and carousel will be thoroughly disinfected and cleaned after each ride.
    • PLEASE NOTE
      • Ride tickets are non-refundable but are date-transferable up to one year after the purchase date.
      • Zoo Discounts for rides cannot be combined with any additional coupons, specials, or offers.
  • Splash Pads
    • OPEN 
    • Time  9:00am – 4:45pm
      • No additional cost – Included with the general admission for the day
      • Weather Dependent

 


ENCOUNTERS & EXPERIENCES

  • MyEyeDr. Lorikeet Feedings & Aviary
    • Weather Dependent 
    • OPEN  
    • Time  10:00am – 3:00pm
    • Cost  $3.95 per feeder (not per person) – plus tax
    • Tickets  Sold and purchased onsite at the MyEyeDr. Lorikeet Aviary Tiki Hut Gift Shop ONLY
      • Guests cannot purchase feeding tickets online nor at the front gate
  • Kiwanis Giraffe Encounter & Feedings
    • Weather Dependent 
    • OPEN  
    • Time  10:00am – 12:00pm OR until sold out
    • Cost  $3.95 per feeder (not per person) – plus tax
    • Tickets  Sold and purchased onsite at the Giraffe Encounter Outpost Gift Shop ONLY
      • Guests cannot purchase feeding tickets online nor at the front gate
      • Face Masks  All visitors are required to wear face masks on the giraffe platform and to participate in giraffe feedings.
  • Goat Walk 
    • Weather Dependent 
    • Time  9:30am
    • Included with the price of daily admission and Members receive free daily admission
    • The Goat Walk is an exciting experience and enrichment activity/exercise for our goats and is not interactive for guests, but is viewable from the walking paths around Alabama Wilds. Please note, the route of the goat walk varies and goats may be walked through certain areas restricted to guests.

 


Fourth of July at the Zoo 2021 is made possible by our Presenting Sponsor the Trinka Davis Foundation.


 

Details

Date:
July 4, 2021
Event Category:
https://www.birminghamzoo.com/event/july-4/


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