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Make Moms Day With A Free Trip To The Zoo

Media Alert: Wednesday, April 25, 2012


April 25, 2012

Jennifer Wilson
Communications Manager

WHAT:            Mother’s Day Promotion at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.
WHO:            All mothers visiting the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium with a paid child admission.
WHEN:           Mother’s Day, May 13, 2012 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
WHERE:       Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
WHY:              Make mom smile this Mother’s Day with a family trip to the Zoo! All moms get in free with a paid child’s admission. Children of all ages can treat mom to a fun-filled day and satisfy her sweet tooth, as the first 1,000 moms through Zoo turnstiles will receive free chocolate candy compliments of Anthony Thomas and Sunny 95.
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The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is open 363 days a year 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. after Labor Day.  General admission is $14.00 for adults, $9.00 for children ages 2 to 9 and $10.00 for seniors 60+.  Children under 2 and Columbus Zoo members are free. The Zoo was named the #1 Zoo in America by USA Travel Guide and is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium has earned Charity Navigator’s prestigious 4-star rating. For more information and to purchase advance Zoo admission tickets, visit