San Antonio Zoo offering $8 admission Wednesday for Bexar County residents

Locals days offer steep discounts on zoo admission

Timothy the hippo at San Antonio Zoo

SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Zoo is hosting another locals day for Bexar County residents on Wednesday.

Locals can hit up the No. 1 zoo in Texas on Feb. 15 for just $8. Admission is regularly $23.50 for adults and $18.57 for children ages 3 to 11. Children ages 3 and younger are free.

Discounted admission tickets can be purchased online with proof of Bexar County residency.

Acceptable forms of proof include an ID or utility bill with Bexar County resident address, according to the zoo.

If there are multiple people in the party who are trying to get discounted tickets, each person will need to provide proof of Bexar County residency.

Upcoming locals day events are:

March 31

April 22

May 24

June 21

July 29

August 12

September 4

October 20

November 24

December 4

“This deep discount is the zoo’s way of showing gratitude towards residents of San Antonio; allowing for even more people to learn how the zoo combines conservation, animal care, and education in securing a future for wildlife,” zoo officials said in an email announcement.

San Antonio Zoo is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., seven days a week.

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Mary Claire Patton has been a journalist with KSAT 12 since 2015. She has reported on several high-profile stories during her career at KSAT and specializes in trending news and things to do around Texas and San Antonio.