Riverbanks Zoo Offers Free Admission to Military Personnel on Veteran’s Day

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden will offer free admission to all military personnel on Friday, November 11.
In order to receive free admission, military personnel will be asked to show their military ID card at either the Zoo or Garden entrance.
In addition to the free admission, adult family members who accompany military personnel on Veteran’s Day are eligible to receive Riverbanks’ military discount. The discounted military rate is $10.75 for anyone over 12 years old.
Riverbanks also provides free admission throughout the year to Fort Jackson Basic Combat Training graduates who visit the Zoo in uniform on the day of their graduation.
For nearly 40 years, Riverbanks Zoo and Garden has connected individuals, families and groups with the world’s wildlife and wild places. It is the mission of Riverbanks to foster appreciation and concern for all living things. Riverbanks Zoo is located at

500 Wildlife Parkway, Columbia, SC29210
. The Botanical Garden entrance is at
1300 Botanical Parkway, West Columbia, SC29169
. The park is open daily from 9am to 5pm, except on Thanksgiving and Christmas days. Admission to both the Zoo and Garden is $11.75 for adults, $9.25 for children ages 3 – 12 and free for children 2 and under. Group rates and other discounts may apply. For more information, call Riverbanks at 803.779.8717, visit www.riverbanks.org or www.facebook.com/riverbankszoo.

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