Minnesota Zoo Media Contact

If you are a member of the press, please contact: Josh Le
Communications and Media Relations Manager
Minnesota Zoo
13000 Zoo Boulevard
Apple Valley, MN 55124
952.212.3428 direct
952.431.9300 fax
[email protected]

Apple Valley, MINN – November 10, 2016 – The Minnesota Zoo is honored to host annual Winter Military Family Appreciation Promotion, November 11, 2016 through January 2, 2017. Beginning Veteran’s Day, all U.S. military personnel (active, retired and civilian) will receive free admission and parking to the Minnesota Zoo and their family will receive half-priced admission. Additional promotional discounts will be offered at the Zoo’s gift store, food court and on-site IMAX Theatre.

“We are so honored and humbled to be able to host this Military Family Appreciation promotion,” says John Frawley, Minnesota Zoo Director and President. “We welcome the brave men and women who serve our country year-round at the [Minnesota] Zoo, especially during the holiday season so they can spend time and make amazing memories with their loved ones.”

Valid military ID or proof of military service is required.

The Minnesota Zoo is a year-round destination located in Apple Valley, just minutes south of Mall of America. Its mission is to connect people, animals and the natural world to save wildlife. For more information, call 952.431.9500 or visit mnzoo.org. The Minnesota Zoo is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and an institutional member of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA).