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Benefits of Being a Member

Thank you for being a Sacramento Zoo member!.

Free General Admission

Your membership allows free general admission for a whole year! You can drop in for a quick visit with our favorite animal, or just visit as many times as you like!

Express Member Entrance

When you visit, enter through the exclusive for member entrance. On busy weekends, you’ll love your shorter express line.

Exclusive Member Events

Visit the Member Events page to see the dates and details of member only events like the Member Evening, Member Appreciation Mornings and Member Shopping Days during the holidays.

Free Admission to General Events

There are many events that are included with zoo admission which means that your membership gets you in free! I Heart Sacramento Zoo, Earth Fest, Star Wars Day, Red Panda Day and Holiday Magic are all free! The Member Event calendar lists all events that are including in your membership.

Discounted Admission to Other Zoos

More than 150 AZA-accredited zoos and aquariums offer a discount when you show your valid Sacramento Zoo membership card. Visit the Reciprocal List for more information.

Quarterly Zoo Newsletter

The Maagizo newsletter is packed full or animal news, photos, stories and important updates. We also email updates approximately twice a month with current news and upcoming events.

Discounts to Zoo Events & Programs

Sacramento Zoo members receive discounts to some of our most popular fundraising events such as Wine & Brew, Ice Cream Safari, Boo at the Zoo and more.

You also receive discounts for programs like Family Overnight Safaris and Little Peeps as well as on items like zoo keys and lanyards.

Zoo members also have pre-sale access to the high-demand Summer Camp classes. *Member Duo level and above. Not included in Individual level membership.

Discounts for Snacks & Souvenirs

Show your valid membership card at the Zoofari Market gift store and at Kampala Cafe for 10% off your purchase. *Some restrictions apply

Become a Green Member

Green members only receive electronic copies of renewal notices, quarterly newsletters and other mailing. Help us save money on postage and printing cost as well as saving paper! To become a green member, email the Member & Visitor Services Office or call 916-808-5888.

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