Free Tram admission in August for first responders, those who protect our communities

PALM SPRINGS — For the entire month of August, all qualified first responders receive free admission to the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway as part of “First Responders Days.” In addition, up to four of their guests receive 25% off of their regular tram fares.

“We are very happy to resume ‘First Responders Days’ here at the Tram,” Tramway General Manager Nancy Nichols said in a prepared statement. “It is our honor to welcome those who so courageously protect and serve our communities. We truly hope they enjoy their visits along with their families and friends.”

Qualifying first responders include:

  • Fire and police personnel
  • California Highway Patrol
  • County Sheriff Officers
  • Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs)

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This program runs Aug. 1-31, 2022, with tickets (only) available at the Tramway’s Valley Station on the day of visit.


About Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway is the world’s largest rotating tram car. Opened in 1963, the Tram’s 80-passenger cars travel along the cliffs of Chino Canyon from the Valley Station (elevation 2,643 ft.) to the Mountain Station (elevation 8,516 ft.) in approximately 10 minutes. For more information, please call 888-515-TRAM or 760-325-1391, or visit

Image Sources

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