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! You can drop in for a quick visit with your favorite animal, or just stop by for some ice cream!

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 Evenings in the summer, Member Shopping Days during the holidays and Fit4Mom workouts each month.

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 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.

Discounts OR PRE-Sale Access to Zoo Events & Programs

Sacramento Zoo members receive discounts to some of our most popular fundraising events such as Wine & Brew, Ice Cream Safari and Boo at the Zoo, as well as pre-sale access to our in-demand Mother’s Day and Father’s Day events..

Members also receive discounts on educational programs like Family Overnight Safaris and Little Peeps.

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 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.

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