News release from the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo:
Celebrate “Wild Week” at the Zoo July 9-13
Have some fun and enjoy special opportunities at the zoo during Wild Week, July 9-13.
July 9 Monkey Monday: Wear a tail and receive $2 off admission!
Discount applies to each person wearing a tail around the waist area. Pony tails or pig tails (hair styled as a “tail”) do not count. Discount not redeemable for cash. May not be combined with any other discount or offer. Valid 7/9/12 only.
July 10 Tiger Tuesday: Wear stripes and receive a coupon for a free carousel ride!
Stripes must be appropriately visible. One free ride coupon per guest wearing stripes. Coupon valid through 7/31/12. Not redeemable for cash or tokens. May not be combined with any other discount or offer.
July 11 Whisker Wednesday Show us your whiskers (real or fake) and enter to win a Lion VIP Experience for yourself and up to three friends – a $450 value!
Whiskers can either be any obvious facial hair (mustache, beard, etc.) or any fake whiskers. One entry per person. One entry will be selected as the winner. Winner will help zoo keepers feed the lions. Lion VIP Experience must be redeemed by 10/14/12. Not redeemable for cash. May not be combined with any other discount or offer.
July 12 Giraffe Thursday: Wear a necktie and receive a coupon for a free giraffe feeding!
An acceptable “neck tie” includes a real necktie, a scarf, a bow tie, or other materials fashioned to look like a necktie. One free giraffe feeding coupon per guest wearing a tie. Coupon valid through 7/31/12. Not redeemable for cash or tokens. May not be combined with any other discount or offer.
July 13 Follow Us Friday: “Like” the zoo on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and enter to win a two-year Basic Zoo Membership – up to a $180 value!
One entry per Facebook “like” or Twitter “following” (one entry per person). Guests do not have to enter the zoo to register but need to present a screen shot indicating they like or follow the zoo. One entry will be selected as the winner. The winning entry will be announced on Facebook and Twitter. Not redeemable for cash. May not be combined with any other discount or offer.
The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo is northeast Indiana’s largest tourist attraction, hosting more than 500,000 guests annually. The zoo was voted Indiana’s #1 “Gotta-Do Summer Attraction” in 2012 and is consistently named one of the nation’s Top Ten Zoos for Kids by national media outlets.
As a self-supporting facility, the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo receives no tax dollars for operations. The zoo’s operations are funded by earned revenue and donations.
The zoo is open April 21-October 14, 2012. Admission is $13.50 for adults; $10.50 for seniors age 60+; and $8.50 for children ages 2-14. Babies age 1 and under and Zoo Society Members are admitted free.