San Antonio Zoo, Kiddie Park closing early due to dangerous heat

The San Antonio Zoo and Kiddie Park are closing early this week as dangerous heat remains in the forecast. 

The San Antonio Zoo and Kiddie Park are closing early this week as harmful heat remains in the forecast. 

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As San Antonio responds to document-breaking large temperatures, the zoo and Kiddie Park are modifying hrs. Both of those will close a bit previously this week when the perilous heat persists. 

The San Antonio Zoo, which now owns and operates the beloved Kiddie Park, introduced on Monday, July 11, that both equally will near at 4 p.m. alternatively than 5 p.m. from Tuesday, July 12, via Friday, July 15, as “inclement warmth” carries on to bear down on the metropolis. The neighborhood forecast has highs more than 100 levels through the week. 

When the change will outcome the weekday functions, weekends are envisioned to have on with ordinary several hours, which are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., in scenario company want to try out acquiring out once the sunshine goes down. The 9 a.m. start time will not be effected by the heat-induced change. 

The zoo was a short while ago named the finest zoo in the point out by the Texas Journey Awards. The recognition will come on the heels of the zoo also having to start with location in Blooloop’s record of international best and No. 2 in the U.S. for animal welfare, education, and conservation. 

Brave plenty of to bear the heat? The zoo is offering several discounts to slash the rates on tickets. Friends who purchase a common grownup ticket on-line can get a kid’s ticket for no cost with promo code BOGO2022. There is also 50% off standard admission tickets for little ones with the promo code JULYJINGLE.