Member Benefits

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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!

Members are not required to make advance reservations. But if you prefer to make a reservation, visit the  Member News & Resources page to learn how to plan your zoo fun! 

Express Member Entrance

When you visit, enter through the exclusive member entrance.

Exclusive Member Events

Visit the Member Events page to see the dates and details of member-only events.

Free Admission to General Events

There are many events that are included with zoo admission which means that your membership gets you in free!

Discounted Admission to Other Zoos

More than 150 AZA-accredited zoos and aquariums offer a discount with your Sacramento Zoo membership. Visit the Reciprocal List for more information. Be sure to contact them before your visit for details and restrictions.

If you are a member of another zoo and would like to reserve discounted tickets, call 916-808-5888.

Discounts OR PRE-Sale Access to Zoo Events & Programs*

Sacramento Zoo members receive discounts to some of our most popular fundraising events as well as educational programs.

Zoo members also have pre-sale access to the annual on-site Summer Camp.* (Member Duo level and above. Not included in Individual level membership.)

*Some events and programs may be canceled or rescheduled due to COVID-19

Discounts ON Snacks & Souvenirs

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

Become a Green Member

Green members only receive electronic copies of renewal notices and other mailings. 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.

Giraffe Encounter with happy members