DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - It's an event that typically draws the biggest crowds of the year at the Dallas Zoo. Thursday is Dollar Day.
Admission to the zoo is $1 (normally $17 for adults and $14 for youths and seniors), and visitors can enjoy hot dogs, snacks, soda and water for $1 each in the Wilds of Africa tunnel and near the flamingo pond in ZooNorth.
Other prices and events 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)
Visitors on Dollar Day can also experience the limited-run Dinos at the Dallas Zoo exhibit, which features more than two dozen massive, animatronic dinosaurs. The attraction is scheduled to run through Sept. 2. It is included with general admission.
The parking lots at the Dallas Zoo fill up especially fast on Dollar Day. Guests are urged to avoid traffic and parking issues and take the DART Red Line straight to the zoo's entrance.
The Dallas Zoo is open daily from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.