Free Admission for all Active Duty, Retired Military Personnel and Veterans on Thursday, November 11

In honor of Veterans Day, Riverbanks Zoo and Garden will offer free admission to all service men and women when they present their military ID card.

Family members who accompany military personnel and veterans are eligible for the Riverbanks' military discount price. Discounted tickets will be $10.75 for adults, $9.25 for children ages 3-12 and free admission for children 2 and under.

In addition to recognition on Veterans Day, Fort Jackson Basic Combat Training graduates who come to the Zoo in uniform the day of their graduation receive free admission.

"We are grateful to the dedicated service men and women who do so much for our country," said Satch Krantz, executive director of Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. "This is just a small token of our appreciation."

Riverbanks is located at 500 Wildlife Parkway in Columbia. The Botanical Garden entrance located at 1300 Botanical Parkway in West Columbia. The park is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., except for Thanksgiving and Christmas day.

Check out many other discounts and free admissions being offered posted by our Facebook fans and the dozens of military discounts posted on our website.