Zoo Salutes Military Families


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POWELL – In honor of those serving our country, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is hosting “Military Family Free Dayz” from July 1 through 7, 2017. During this Fourth of July week, members of the military, both past and present, and their immediate family are welcome to enjoy free admission to the Zoo and discounted admission to Zoombezi Bay.

Active-duty service members and veterans will need to present their military ID or other proof of service to receive this special admission offer. Parking is $10 per vehicle, and immediate family is defined as active or non-active duty military personnel, their spouse/domestic partner and any children living in the household.

Discounted admission to Zoombezi Bay is $22.99 per person for the service member, as well as for their immediate family members. This special offer is only available at the Zoo’s entrance. For more information, please visit ColumbusZoo.org.

About the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

Home to more than 10,000 animals representing over 600 species from around the globe, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium leads and inspires by connecting people and wildlife. The Zoo complex is a recreational and education destination that includes the 22-acre Zoombezi Bay water park and 18-hole Safari Golf Course. The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium also operates the Wilds, a 10,000-acre conservation center and safari park located in southeastern Ohio. The Zoo is a regional attraction with global impact; annually contributing $4 million of privately raised funds to support conservation projects worldwide. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, the Columbus Zoo has earned Charity Navigator’s prestigious 4-star rating.

About Zoombezi Bay

Zoombezi Bay is a 22.7-acre water park that features 17 state-of-the-art water attractions, including the themed water slide, SoundSurfer, the multi-level play structure, Baboon Lagoon, a wave pool, an action river, a lazy river, a kiddie play pool and more. Admission to Zoombezi Bay includes the Columbus Zoo ,and proceeds from the water park support the Zoo’s operation and mission. Please visit www.zoombezibay.com for more information.

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