Give the Gift of the Zoo!

Give the gift that keeps on giving — a membership to the Saint Louis Zoo! At the $79 Patron level, the recipient will enjoy these exciting benefits:

Plus, it includes the 2021 collectible holiday ornament ​featuring the reticulated giraffe,** which is only available with gift memberships.

If you are interested in purchasing a gift membership at a higher level, you will still get the ornament, while supplies last. Check out the complete list of membership levels and benefits.

** Prices include shipping and handling for locations within the contiguous United States.

Membership Levels



  • To ensure December 24 delivery, online orders are accepted through December 7.

Order a Holiday Membership Online

By phone: 

  • Call (314) 646-4771, option 2, daily during regular business hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • To ensure December 24 delivery, phone orders are accepted through December 7.

In person: 

  • Visit a Welcome Desk at the North or South entrances of the Zoo.
  • On-site purchases are welcome through 1 p.m. on December 24.

Order Deadlines

To ensure Dec. 24 delivery:

  • Online and phone orders are accepted through Dec. 7. 
  • Purchases made in person at a Zoo Welcome Desk are available through
    1 p.m. on December 24.


A gift recipient must be at least 16 years old in order to hold a Zoo membership. For recipients under the age of 16, the membership must be in the name of a parent or guardian. The greeting card that accompanies the gift membership can be addressed to a child under age 16 by including his or her name in the “Notes” section of the order form.