Saturday, May 25

NC Zoo Offers Free Admission to Veterans for Military Appreciation Week

ASHEBORO N.C. -The North Carolina Zoo is offering free admission for military personnel and retirees and free admission for one accompanying guest during Military Appreciation week, from Nov. 7th and Nov 13th, 2022.

This special discount is available to active duty, reserve, veteran, and retired military personnel from all military branches and is only available for admission purchased on-site.

To receive the discount, please bring any of the following:

  • US Veterans ID
  • Military ID
  • DD-214 with Photo ID
  • State driver’s license with veteran indicator or military identifier
  • VA, VF, or American Legion issued ID

The Zoo hours during this week are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with the last admission being an hour before closing.

In a press release the Zoo says they “appreciate and salute all military personnel and the sacrifices made. The North Carolina Zoo thanks you for your service and welcomes you to the Zoo!”