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Aug 172017
 

zoo atlantaAttention, Zoo Atlanta fans: You have a few ways to check out the pandas & my favorite, the red panda, for free or on the cheap. For a limited time, you can snag discount tickets, no coupon code required.

Looking for a little something extra to do while you’re there? Head out for one of the special events, which are free with admission. On September 3, you can celebrate Ya Lun’s and Xi Lun’s first birthday. You can make cards for the twin pandas & participate in other festivities. Got a favorite critter? Visit on their “Day” for to learn more with interactive activities all about them–World Vulture day is August 26, Red Panda Day is September 16, and World Lemur Day is November 4, 2017.

The deals:

If you order in advance online, you’ll save on general admission tickets: They’re $22.99+tax & fees for ages 12+, $16.99+tax & fees for ages 3-11, and $18.99+tax & fees for seniors (age 65+) with ID. At the gate, general admission prices go up to $25.99+tax for ages 12+ and $17.99+tax for ages 3-11. College students and seniors (age 65+) with ID will receive a discounted rate of $21.99+tax at the gate. All active-duty, reserves, and retired members of the Armed Forces with ID will receive free admission at the gate; regular admission rates apply to family members and other guests.

Zoo Atlanta is located at 800 Cherokee Ave. SE, Atlanta.

–Jennifer Maciejewski