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Dallas Zoo Introduces New Ticket Pricing, Discounts

Timothy L Barnes /

Beginning April 1, the Dallas Zoo is implementing a new seasonal ticket pricing plan.

The new plan sets general admission ticket prices for weekdays and weekends that will change throughout the year, based on seasonal attendance. This means that ticket prices will be higher for the days and times when the zoo estimates the highest attendance. Prices will be lower when the zoo usually has lower attendance.

Also beginning in April, tickets for the first Tuesday of every month will be $8 for general admission.

The new plan and discount day means that ticket prices will not be raised across the board, and it will help families plan, budget and schedule their trips.

“Most of our guests are familiar with ticket prices that flex due to demand, and with this move, the Dallas Zoo is joining many leading zoos, aquariums, museums and other attractions in implementing this type of pricing model,” said Gregg Hudson, Dallas Zoo president and CEO, in a statement. “Guests who have flexibility in when they plan to visit can pick a date and possibly save.”

Advance online ticket purchases for a timed entry into the zoo are still required. Tickets are on sale on the zoo's website for up to 30 days in advance. Those who buy tickets on April 1 and afterward will see the new ticket rates for general admission.

More information about the Dallas Zoo's ticket policy can be found on their website.

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