Wild Adventures offering free weekend admission to Lowndes, area residents

Sep. 19—VALDOSTA — Wild Adventures Theme Park in Valdosta is offering complimentary admission this weekend to first responders, utility service workers and anyone who lives in a county eligible to receive Hurricane Idalia public assistance from FEMA.

"Hurricane Idalia had a significant impact on our community and was devastating for many Florida and Georgia families," said Adam Floyd, director of sales and marketing. "This weekend, we want to offer those families an opportunity to get away from the aftermath of the storm and create some positive memories with each other."

Wild Adventures' Hurricane Idalia Recovery Weekend is this Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 23 and 24. To receive free admission, first responders and utility service workers can show proof of employment such as a paystub or work ID at one of the park's ticket booths. Residents of counties eligible for Hurricane Idalia FEMA assistance can present proof of residency such as a valid driver's license or utility bill.

Area counties eligible for the offer include Lowndes, Berrien, Brooks, Clinch, Colquitt, Cook, Echols, Lanier, Thomas and Tift.

For more information about Hurricane Idalia Recovery Weekend, including frequently asked questions about the offer, visit WildAdventures.com/HurricaneIdalia. Parking is $18 per vehicle, per day.