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:

  • Free parking for six visits
  • 36 member tickets (redeemable for Zooline Railroad, Dinoraurus* and Sea Lion Show)
  • 10 percent discount in Zoo gift shops and on food purchases at the Zoo
  • stlzoo member magazine
  • Zoo calendar
  • Member e-newsletters
  • Free or discounted admission to participating AZA zoos and aquariums  throughout the country

Plus, it includes the 2020 collectible holiday ornament ​featuring the Nile hippopotamus, which is only available with gift memberships.

If you are interested in purchasing a membership at a higher level, please check out the complete list of membership levels and benefits.

Membership Levels

*Opening Spring 2021


By phone: 

  • Call (314) 646-4771, option 2, during regular business hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  • To ensure December 24 delivery, phone orders are accepted through December 6.

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, 2020.


  • To ensure December 24 delivery, online orders are accepted through December 4.

Order a Holiday Membership Online

Mail-In: To ensure December 24 delivery, mail-in orders must be accepted by December 4.

December 24 Shipping Deadlines:

  • Mail-In: December 4
  • Phone: December 4
  • Online: December 4

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.