Salute to the Military

“The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding,
go out to meet it.” 

(Salt Lake City, UT) – Hogle Zoo is set to honor members of the United States
military this summer with Military Appreciation Days Tuesday July 1 through
Thursday 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.)

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

    Â·   Military Vehicles on display
    Â·   Drill performances by the Utah Wing Civil Air Patrol in the Main Plaza
    Â·   10 am flag ceremony performed by the Utah Wing Civil Air Patrol
    Â·   “Thank You Stars” that children can sign for a banner delivered to
         Hill Air Force Base Troops
    Â·  U.S. Flag trivia game with prizes donated by Colonial Flag.

The work of our military men and women is so very important, 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 216 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