Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Sacramento Zoo Deals - updated 2014

Sacramento Zoo deals and coupons.

Update May 2014: Groupon has a zoo deal today: Sacramento Zoo Deal

2014 Sacramento Zoo Discounts, Deals and Coupon updates:

Update Jan 2014: Museum Day 2014 includes discounted zoo admission

Update Dec 2013: Groupon has a zoo deal today: Sacramento Zoo Deal

Update 11/14/13 - Get My Perks has re-posted the following deal: $25 for a Family Four Pack to the Sacramento Zoo including 4 Admission Tickets, 6 ride vouchers and 10% savings at the Zoofari Market and Kampala Cafe.

Update 9/25/13: Living Social Deal: Sacramento Zoo Deal

Update 6/6/13:  Get My Perks currently has the following deal: Save 50% on a weekday outing to Funderland Amusement Park.

Here are some ways to get into Land Park's Sacramento Zoo at a discount in 2012:

  • Get half price admission to the Sacramento Zoo and Fairytale Town (and brave the crowds) on Museum Day. Museum Day comes once a year; this year's event was in February and included free or half price admission to over 27 museums, including the Crocker and the Railroad Museum. 
  • Wells Fargo Wednesdays in July 2012 at the Sacramento Zoo – up to 4 children receive free entrance into the zoo with 1 paying adult, plus free train and carousel rides. July 11, 18 and 25. 
  • The Sacramento Entertainment Book has Sacramento Zoo free admission coupons.You can get a 2012 Entertainment Book for $15 at this point in the year...
  • The newest phone book has $2 off Sacramento zoo coupons. 
  • Last August, Target sponsored a free day at the Sacramento Zoo in exchange for bringing an unwrapped toy to donate. Keep an eye out for a free or discounted day this summer.
  • Occasionally there will be a Groupon or other daily deal site offering admission for a discounted price. 
  • Last year, the Zoo and Fairytale Town offered free admission on Christmas Eve. 
  • Last year in November, in recognition of Veteran's Day, all military personnel, veterans, and their families received a 50% discount with a valid military identification card.
  • The Sacramento Gold Card entitles you to Buy-one-Get-one-Free admission to the Zoo (and many other local discounts). You can obtain a SCVB Gold Card through participating hotels. If you know someone staying at a local hotel, see if they can pick one up for you.
  • Check in to the Zoo on Foursquare, and show the Visitor Services office to receive a free carousel ticket.

Normal Sacramento Zoo prices (as of June 2012) :

General Admission          $11.25
Senior Admission             $10.50
Children Ages 2-11          $7.25
Children Ages 0-1             Free

Sacramento Zoo Summer Hours:

June: Open Daily
9am to 4pm
Jun 14, 21, 28: Open until 8pm
Jun 23: Closing at 1:30pm

July: Open Daily
9am to 4pm
Jul 5, 12, 19, 26: Open til 8pm
Jul 28: Closing at 1:30pm
August: Open Daily
9am to 4pm

If you know of any other Sacramento Zoo discounts or coupons, please comment!

    Image source: Vintage postcard showing the hyperbolic paraboloid structures in front of the Sacramento Zoo. "Gateway to the William Land Park Zoo." Sacramento, California. Fritz Vibe Postcard Service, Sacramento, Cal. Via atomicpear on Flickr. 

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    1 comment:

    1. Occasionally the City of Sacramento utility bills include coupons for 50% off zoo admissions for up to six people. I received one a recent bill and used it last weekend. If you're signed up for e-statements, you won't get it.

      A Facebook check in is also good for a free carousel ride.