MEMBERS— Take advantage of exclusive, FREE education programming for the month of September!
See below for applicable program information.
The following virtual programs are open to all members. An email will be sent to all membership email accounts the week of the program with the registration link.
Saturday, September 16, 10:30 a.m. — RED PANDAS!
Join us on International Red Panda Day to learn more about Red Pandas and what makes them important to the environment!
Saturday, September 16, 1 p.m. — WACKY WILD ANIMALS!
We will be learning about some animals with pretty peculiar features and learn why these features are important to their survival. We will meet some of these wacky animals that reside at the zoo and some that live in the wild too!
Wednesday, September 20, NOON — VIRTUAL ZOO TOUR!
The Rosamond Gifford Zoo is pleased to offer virtual tours of the zoo for special groups. Our Education team has a wealth of knowledge about the zoo and its animals, and we look forward to sharing it with you!
The following on-site programs are open to all members, but have *limited capacity* -- please register at your earliest convenience:
Saturday September 9, and Sunday September 10, 11:00 a.m. — ZOO TOURS!
The Rosamond Gifford Zoo is pleased to offer on-site tours of the zoo for special groups. Our Education team has a wealth of knowledge about the zoo and its animals, and we look forward to sharing it with you!
When every dollar counts, a zoo membership pays for itself in just a few visits. Become a member and you’ll see how the Rosamond Gifford Zoo is the best family entertainment value around!
With your membership, you’ll enjoy unlimited zoo admission for a full year, savings on special ticketed events, birthday party packages, zoo camps, educational programs, and more.
- Free admission 362 days a year (closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day)
- Discounted admission to more than 150 other AZA-accredited zoos and aquariums nationwide
- Discounts on education programs and zoo camps
- Discounts on purchases at The Curious Cub Gift Shop
- Discounts on purchases at the HoneyBee Café
- Discounted prices for zoo birthday parties and special events
- Subscription to our full color zoo publication, MyZoo Magazine (VIEW PAST ISSUES)
- Exclusive, FREE Elephant Twin-Themed Member t-shirt with every order! Additional member t-shirts available for purchase
Basic Level Memberships (starting at $42)
- Individual $42: One named adult
- Dual $58: Choose one of the following at time of purchase: two named adults OR one named adult PLUS one guest
- Family $75: Two named adults and their children or grandchildren between the ages of 3-18
- Family +1 $90 BEST VALUE: Same as above PLUS one guest per visit
Friends Level Memberships (starting at $145)
- Patron $145: All the benefits of a family membership, plus
- 1 free guest per visit
- 2 single-use guest passes
- Friends level member exclusive gift
- Recognition in the annual report
- Invitation to exhibit previews
- Supporting $265: All the benefits of a patron membership plus
- 1 additional free guest per visit (2 guests total)
- 2 additional single-use guest passes (4 passes total)
- Sustaining $375: All the benefits of a supporting membership plus
- 1 additional free guest per visit (3 guests total)
- Docent led tour of the zoo
Senior Level Memberships (For our members 62 and up)
- Senior Dual $48: Choose one of the following at the time of purchase: two named adults OR one named adult PLUS one guest (at least one named adult must be age 62 or older)
- Grandparent $65: Two named adults and children between the ages of 3-18 (At least one named adult must be age 62 or older)
Organization Membership ($145)
NEW! A membership opportunity for local organizations and their team members.
An organization membership is the perfect way to say “thank you” to your staff for their hard work and dedication throughout the year. Reward your team members with the many benefits of a zoo membership. Click here to learn more about this unique opportunity!
Premier Circle of Friends (starting at $500)
Combine the best of a Rosamond Gifford Zoo membership with essential support to the zoo and its programs by joining Circle of Friends!
Circle of Friends members support the zoo and our animals while enjoying exclusive benefits, including all the privileges of membership plus VIP animal encounters, additional guests per visit and more. Click here to learn more.