Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Celebrates Military Appreciation Week

September 5, 2019

Active and retired military personnel, and their household dependents, get 50% off admission

Colorado Springs, Colo. (Sept. 5, 2019) – Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s annual Military Appreciation Week is Monday, Sept. 9 through Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019. All active duty, veteran and retired military members and their dependents who live in the same household will receive half off the base Zoo admission.

Military Appreciation Week is the Zoo’s way of thanking military personnel for their service to our country, apart from the daily available military discount. To receive the discount, military personnel and their dependents will need to present a valid military ID at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s admission booth. Accepted IDs include: a valid military / retired military ID; a copy of form DD214; state driver’s license printed with veteran indicator or military identifier; or ID issued by the VA, VFW or American Legion. If a service member is deployed, dependents are still entitled to this discount with a valid ID.

Fast Facts

Military Appreciation Week at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
– Monday, September 9 through Sunday, September 15
– 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, with last admission sold at 4 p.m.
– Active, veteran or retired military and their immediate family in the same household receive half-off base Zoo admission
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Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s Military Appreciation Week is possible because of the generous support of our sponsors, Black Bear Diner, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Colorado Springs Pediatric Dentistry, Ent, and your Colorado Springs Toyota Dealers.

About Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Cheyenne Mountain Zoological Society was founded in 1926. Today, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, America’s only mountain zoo, offers comprehensive education programs, exciting conservation efforts and truly fantastic animal experiences. It is Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s hope that guests fall in love with animals and nature, and take action to protect them. Of the 233 zoos and aquariums accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is one of just ten operating without tax support. Cheyenne Mountain Zoo depends on admissions, membership dues, special event attendance and donations for funding.