(Salt Lake City, UT) – Hogle Zoo is set to honor members of the United States military this summer
with Military Appreciation Days Wednesday July 1 through Friday July 3.
On these days, military personnel, veterans, and their immediate families
(spouse and dependent children) get free Zoo admission. (Military
or veteran ID required for free admission.)


honor of Independence Day, Hogle Zoo will also hold Salute our Military Day Friday
July 3
from 10 am to 3 pm. There will be several military branches on
grounds, as well as veteran groups. Other Salute our Military Day activities


  • Free American flags for the first 500 kids in
    the Main Plaza, courtesy of Colonial Flag
  •  Interactive demonstrations with Military HMMVV
    (Humvee), five-ton transport vehicle and satellite radio equipment from Hill
    Air Force Base
  •  23rd annual Army Rock and Roll Band
  •  10 am flag raising ceremony and hourly drill
    performances throughout the day by the Utah Wing Civil Air Patrol in the Main Plaza
  •  Information from the Fort
    Douglas Museum
    and the Utah
    Division of Veteran Affairs


work of our military men and women is important, so please join us on this fun
and special day in honoring them. For more information, contact Community
Relations Coordinator Holly Braithwaite at (801) 584-1729 or email at


About the Association
of Zoos & Aquariums:

Utah’s Hogle Zoo is one of only 218 institutions
accredited by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA).  Look for the AZA logo whenever you visit a
zoo or aquarium as your assurance that you are supporting a facility dedicated
to providing excellent care for animals, a great experience for you, and a
better future for all living things.  AZA
is a leader in global wildlife conservation, and your link to helping animals
in their native habitats. For more information visit


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