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Candice Rennels | (405) 425-0298 | crennels@okczoo.org
 


OKC Zoo News Releases

OKC ZOO OFFERS CYBER SALE DISCOUNT ON GENERAL ADMISSION THIS WEEKEND, FEB. 14-17

Weekends are made for adventure, and the Oklahoma City Zoo has one for you! This holiday weekend – Valentine’s Day, Friday, February 14, through President’s Day, Monday, February, 17, the OKC Zoo is hosting a special CYBER SALE to encourage Oklahomans to get outside and explore all the Zoo has to offer!

Enjoy 25% off of general Zoo admission when you buy online at okczoo.org and use the promo code OKCZOO25. The Zoo is also excited to introduce its new online ticketing platform to guests. In addition to offering an improved user experience – particularly on mobile devices – the new site is completely fee-free. To apply the coupon code to your online order, simply select the date of your visit, the number of tickets wanted, then click “Place Order”. Below the Payment Information section, there is a Coupons area. Select “Add a Code”, enter OKCZOO25 then click “Apply”. This will automatically apply the discount to your order.  

This cyber savings is available online only and cannot be combined with any other promotions. Skip the lines when you buy online. Zoo guests can proceed directly to the turnstiles to present their online tickets, continue into the park!

THINGS TO “ZOO” THIS WEEKEND…

Experience fan-favorites such as the sea lion presentation, endangered species carousel, giraffe feeding, Stingray Bay, Explori-keet (Lorikeet) Adventure and more!

On Saturday, February 15, the Zoo is hosting a bird tour at 11 a.m. as part of the Great Backyard Bird Count, a global-citizen science project that asks people to count birds to create a real-time look at wild populations. Fun for families and individuals–all ages welcome. Meet in the Zoo’s entry plaza to join the tour, led by Wildlife Diversity Biologist, Mark Howery, from the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation.

See the Zoo like never before with the Binocular Borrow program presented by Dean McGee Eye Institute. Borrow a pair of binoculars during your visit at no cost. To participate, bring a valid photo ID to the Zoo’s Guest Experience office and complete a quick form. One valid photo ID is required for each pair of binoculars.

Go behind-the-scenes with your favorite species! Wild Encounters offer the opportunity for groups of 10 or less to meet our expert animal caretakers and engage with the Zoo’s grizzlies, Indian rhinos, Asian elephants and California sea lions. These exclusive up-close and personal experiences go fast. Advance reservations are required. Call (405) 424-3344 to reserve your experience.

 

Let your heart go wild this weekend with a visit to Zoo! The Oklahoma City Zoo is a proud member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, the American Alliance of Museums, Oklahoma City’s Adventure District and an Adventure Road partner. Hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Regular admission is $12 for adults and $9 for children ages 3-11 and seniors ages 65 and over. Children two and under are admitted free. Stay up-to-date with the Zoo on FacebookTwitter and Instagram and by visiting Our Stories. To learn more about these and other happenings, call (405) 424-3344 or visit okczoo.org.

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EDITOR’S NOTE: For art associated with this advisory, click here.

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