Dallas Zoo to Offer $1 Admission at Annual Event

Admission to the Dallas Zoo will cost just $1 on Tuesday, Aug. 13 for the zoo's annual Summer Dollar Day.

According to the zoo, the annual event is "our way of showing appreciation to our community for your support throughout the year."

Other dollar deals include:

• $1 seed stick to feed the birds in the Lacerte Family Children's Zoo

• $2 Endangered Species Carousel

• $2 T-Rex Express Mini-train

• $5 giraffe feedings

• $10 parking (limited)

Due to large crowds, the zoo encouraged people to take the DART Red Line straight to Dallas Zoo Station or ride shares to avoid the traffic and parking.

Extra misting stations, spray fans and water bottle refill stations will operate throughout the zoo.

During this time, guests can also experience Dinos at the Dallas Zoo with more than 24 massive, animatronic dinosaurs.

Zoo hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Parking is $10.

Back-to-School Weekend

On Aug. 17 and 18, guests who bring in new, unopened school supplies can get into the Zoo for just $6 per person.

The Zoo is collecting the supplies to benefit schools in Oak Cliff.

Teachers with a valid teacher ID will receive the discount, no donation required.

During the Back-to-School weekend, there will also be bounce houses, the teacher's lounge for teachers who show valid IDs, MedExpress booth in the Lacerte Family Children's Zoo, where you can bring your stuffed animals for a "check-up."

Here's a full list of the most requested school supplies.

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