Discounts & Promotions Military & First Responders – Year round: $5 off adults and child admission. Valid military, fire or police ID is required to obtain discount. Tickets must be purchased in person and cannot be combined with any other discounts. B105 Military Days at the Zoo We offer FREE admission to all members of the military on Memorial Day, July 4th and Veteran’s Day. All members of the military — active and retired — will receive FREE admission to the Zoo on Memorial Day, July 4 and Veteran’s Day. The offer also allows military personnel to purchase up to six (6) half-price admission tickets for members of their immediate family. Military personnel who qualify for the free admission ticket and discount offer for family members include active military, retired military, National Guard, veterans with honorable or medical discharge and Reserve Officers’ Training Corps with government issued ID. Since Military ID must be verified in person, we’ve saved spots throughout the day to accommodate those eligible for this offer, so reservations are not required. All other guests and members need reservations to enter. Thank you for your service! AAA AAA – Discounts available through local AAA only. This discount is not available at the Cincinnati Zoo ticketing windows. Group/Corporate Discounts Group/Corporate Discounts – These discounts are offered online only and can be accessed here. Reciprocal Membership Discounts Reciprocal Membership Discounts – The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden welcomes members of Zoos and Aquariums across the country! Members of participating institutions may enjoy half off the standard general admission price or half off the standard general admission portion of packages. Offer is valid for anyone on the visiting membership and must be presented in person with matching ID at the ticketing window to receive offer. This offer cannot be combined with any other discounts. A full list of participating institutions can be found here. *Please note: discounts must be applied on the date of visit and time of sale. Discounts may not be applied retroactively.