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Ride The Rapid to Celebrate John Ball Zoo’s 125th Birthday

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We’ve partnered with FOX 17 to bring you budget-friendly and transit-friendly deals throughout Grand Rapids and the suburbs. This Thrifty Thursday take a walk on the wild side! We’re featuring John Ball Zoo as a must-visit destination. John Ball Zoo is celebrating its 125th birthday, and we want to get you there to join in on the fun! So why not take a ride with us to enjoy all Michigan’s oldest zoo has to offer?

Whether you’re seeking a relaxed day exploring the zoo at your own pace or an exciting event, there’s no shortage of events on the zoo’s calendar this spring and summer. However, if you and your family love the zoo, one of the best ways to enjoy it to the fullest extent is by purchasing a household membership. For just $80, you and your family can come to the park as many times as you want all year round. This pass also allows you to enter 140 other zoos across the country, as well as giving you discounts on various attractions.

Thrifty Thursday

–  The John Ball Zoo household membership admits one or two named cardholders AND any dependent children 19 years or younger into the Zoo FREE for one year from date of issue.
–  Unlimited visits
–  Discounts at gift shop, concession stand and experiences.
–  Sneak peeks at the new exhibits.
–  Two members-only events.
–  Free or discounted admission to over 120 other zoos & aquariums across the US.

Plan your trip today!

Written by The Rapid

The Rapid (Interurban Transit Partnership) is the authority that provides a variety of public transportation services for the Grand Rapids metro area and beyond. It is organized and operates under Michigan Public Act 196 of 1986.