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San Antonio Zoo holding Mandalory Day with buy one get one admission, costume contest

First 500 guests will receive gift

The San Antonio Zoo will host Mandalory Day on Saturday.
The San Antonio Zoo will host Mandalory Day on Saturday. (KSAT)

A galactic weekend is in store for the San Antonio Zoo as it will host its first Mandalory Day on Saturday.

The themed day, a fun spin-off of the “The Mandalorian" on Disney+, will honor the rulers of the skies: birds.

Buy one get one admission, normally $19.99 for adults and $16.99 for children ages 3-11, will be available from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Admission for children under 3 years old is free.

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The first 500 guests will receive a free commemorative button, while the first 100 guests will receive a free Lory Landing feeding, according to the zoo.

The San Antonio Zoo will host Mandalory Day on Saturday. The first 500 guests will receive a free Mandalory Day button.
The San Antonio Zoo will host Mandalory Day on Saturday. The first 500 guests will receive a free Mandalory Day button. (KSAT)

A costume contest for those dressed as their favorite movie character will kick off at 1 p.m.

Here is the full schedule:

  • 10:30 a.m.: Bush Dog Chat: Meet Chewy, Vader, & Obi
  • 11:00 a.m.: Baby Komodo Dragon Chat: Meet our dragons
  • 11:30 a.m.: Spectacled Bear Chat: Meet Curt
  • 12:00 p.m.: Wookie Walk: Take a stroll with the Wookies
  • 12:30 p.m.: Bush Dog Chat: Meet Chewy, Vader, & Obi
  • 1:30 p.m.: Python Chat
  • 1:30 p.m.: African Wild Dog Chat

The San Antonio Zoo is hosting the Star Wars-themed day amid the popularity of “The Mandalorian” and ahead of the Dec. 20 premiere of “The Rise of Skywalker."

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