County Executive Ryan McMahon Announces $1 Admission to Moms – and Dads – on Mother’s Day at Rosamond Gifford Zoo

Zoo will be open from 10:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.

Syracuse, N.Y. – In honor of Mother’s Day, County Executive Ryan McMahon announced that admission will be just $1 for moms AND dads on Sunday, May 12th.

County Executive McMahon said, “This is a great time to honor mothers as we have been welcoming lots of new animal babies to the zoo.” McMahon continued, “By also including our dads, we hope to make it easier for the entire family to enjoy our beautiful zoo on this special day.”

Zoo admission is usually $9 for adults, $5 for youth aged 3 to 17, $5 for seniors 62 and over, and free for children 2 and under. The zoo also offers free admission to U.S. veterans and active military.

On Sunday, May 12, Mother’s Day, all parents will be able to visit the zoo for a $1 admission fee. The zoo is open 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily, including holidays, with the exceptions of Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Days.

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