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Memorial Day at the Zoo 2022

May 28 - May 30

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Spend Memorial Day with the animals at your Birmingham Zoo!

Birmingham Zoo Offers Free Admission to Military and Dependents in Honor of Memorial Day Weekend 2022

Birmingham Zoo will be open on the Memorial Day holiday, Monday May 30th, from 9am-5pm. In honor of the holiday, all veterans, active and retired military, including their dependents (up to six) will receive FREE admission to the Birmingham Zoo throughout Memorial Day weekend, Saturday, May 28 through Monday, May 30, with proof of valid military identification. Complementary admission is provided by Trinka Davis Foundation.

Zoo guests can enjoy seasonal favorites and special activities including the Junior League of Birmingham Hugh Kaul Children’s Zoo and Splash Pads, animal encounters at the Coca-Cola Predator Zone, Giraffe Feedings* at the Kiwanis Giraffe Encounter, and rides on the Red Diamond Express Train*. Meet and feed the Zoo’s beloved lorikeets in the Lorikeet Aviary*,  and enjoy a Red Diamond Sea Lion Training Demo as we welcome the summer season!

*All rides and various activities are an additional cost – plus tax and are weather dependent. See for updates and ride schedules.


Saturday, May 28 – 9am-5pm

Sunday, May 29 – 9am-5pm

Monday, May 30 – 9am-5pm

9am- 5pm

FREE admission for veterans, active and retired military, including their dependents (up to 6).
Guests must show proof of military service (military ID card, dependent ID card, driver’s license with designation, etc.) to redeem the offer.
*This offer is exclusive for Memorial Day weekend 5/28-5/30/2022. Cannot be combined with any other offers, discounts, or coupons.

Memorial Day military discount offer is only available onsite at the Zoo’s ticket booth. *Offer is NOT available online. 


Memorial Day at the Zoo 2021 is made possible by our Presenting Sponsor the Trinka Davis Foundation.



May 28
May 30