Thanksgiving Point offers discounted admission throughout August | News, Sports, Jobs


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This undated photo shows a feathered Utahraptor sculpture on Dinosaur Island in Ashton Gardens at Thanksgiving Point in Lehi.

Thanksgiving Point will host appreciation weeks for local organizations throughout the month of August.

“Through August Appreciation Weeks, Thanksgiving Point thanks those who make a significant contribution to the success of our community,” said a Thanksgiving Point press release. “During certain weeks, neighboring school districts, Lehi residents, and those who serve our country may visit our venues at a discounted rate.”

August 1-6 is Neighborhood School District Appreciation Week, during which all faculty and staff from Alpine and Jordan school districts and their immediate families are eligible for discounted admission to all Thanksgiving Point venues. Educators and staff must bring proof of identity in the form of an email invitation from their district and a current school ID card to receive a discount.

August 8-13 is Lehi City Appreciation Week, during which all Lehi City residents and their immediate families are eligible for discounted admission. Residents must provide proof of residency in the form of a Utah driver’s license or utility bill with a current Lehi address.

A Military Appreciation will be held August 15-20, where all active duty military veterans and their immediate families are eligible for discounted admission. Military personnel must present military or veteran identification at the time of ticket purchase.

Tickets to the Butterfly Biosphere, Museum of Ancient Life, Museum of Natural Curiosity, and Dinosaur Island at Ashton Gardens in Thanksgiving Point typically range from $17 to $24 per person, but increase during Appreciation Weeks in August Reduced $10 per person. Farm Country tickets are $5, a 50% discount. Tickets must be purchased in person to receive discounts.

Adults receiving WIC and SNAP benefits may purchase tickets for $3 per person per venue upon presentation of an electronic transfer card for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

Children of families receiving WIC or SNAP benefits have free year-round admission to Thanksgiving Point through the Museum for All program, a signature program of the Institute of Museum and Library Services administered by the Association of Children’s Museums will Encourage people to visit museums regularly.

“Thanksgiving Point has been a nonprofit organization in Lehi for over twenty years and during that time has developed many programs to help curious children grow,” the press release reads. “The Museums for All program welcomes children with families with SNAP or WIC benefits for free.”


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