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 unsafe warmth continues to be in the forecast. 

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As San Antonio responds to history-breaking superior temperatures, the zoo and Kiddie Park are altering several hours. Both of those will near a bit previously this 7 days although the harmful warmth persists. 

The San Antonio Zoo, which now owns and operates the beloved Kiddie Park, announced on Monday, July 11, that both will close at 4 p.m. fairly than 5 p.m. from Tuesday, July 12, as a result of Friday, July 15, as “inclement warmth” proceeds to bear down on the city. The neighborhood forecast has highs in excess of 100 levels in the course of the week. 

Whilst the shift will influence the weekday functions, weekends are expected to carry on with typical several hours, which are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., in situation visitors want to consider finding out at the time the solar goes down. The 9 a.m. start time will not be effected by the warmth-induced shift. 



The zoo was just lately named the greatest zoo in the point out by the Texas Vacation Awards. The recognition will come on the heels of the zoo also getting 1st position in Blooloop’s list of global finest and No. 2 in the U.S. for animal welfare, training, and conservation. 

Brave more than enough to bear the warmth? The zoo is supplying various bargains to lower the costs on tickets. Company who acquire a conventional grownup ticket online can get a kid’s ticket for cost-free with promo code BOGO2022. You can find also 50% off conventional admission tickets for kids with the promo code JULYJINGLE.