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Member Events

Special Events

Check out the Zoo calendar and keep your eye on your email for the latest special events and exhibits.

Member Appreciation Morning – Saturday, October 14, 2017 | 8-10 a.m. 

You’ve shown your support, now it’s time for us to say thanks. Enjoy crafts Keeper Chats, special Zoofari Market discounts, and more! All current members are invited to this annual celebration. 


Kids Club is a joint program of the Dallas Zoo, Dallas Museum of Art, Perot Museum of Nature and Science, Crow Collection of Asian Art, Nasher Sculpture Center, and Trinity River Audubon Center. Complimentary invitations to Kids Club events are included in Passport and higher memberships. To join or upgrade your membership, please call 469.554.7400 or email


Dallas Museum of Art – Saturday, November 4, 2017 | 9-11 a.m.

Join the Dallas Museum of Art for a morning filled with color exploration that celebrates their fall shows. Take part in interactive activities, view our newest exhibitions, and create your own work of art to take home.



November Member Mornings

The Zoo opens an hour early every Saturday and Sunday in November from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. exclusively for our members and their guests. Snag a great parking spot and enjoy members-only programming. Say “good morning” to the animals and our keepers, make a craft, and see how our animals start their day. See below for the special keeper chats planned for each Saturday and Sunday:

  • Saturday, November 4, 2017 – 8:30 a.m.

    • Lemur Keeper Chat – Lemur Lookout
  • Sunday, November 5, 2017 – 8:30 a.m.

    • Mandrill Keeper Chat – Mandrill Habitat
  • Saturday, November 11, 2017 – 8:30 a.m.

    • Animal Encounters – Zoo North Breezeway
  • Sunday, November 12, 2017 – 8:30 a.m.

    • Penguin Keeper Chat – Penguin Cove
  • Saturday, November 18, 2017 – 8:30 a.m.

    • Savanna Predator Keeper Chat – Lion Habitat
  • Sunday, November 19, 2017 – 8:30 a.m.

    • Meerket Keeper Chat – Meerkat Habitat on Gorilla Trail
  • Saturday, November 25, 2017 – 8:30 a.m.

    • Crocodile Keeper Chat – Nile Crocodile Habitat
  • Sunday, November 26, 2017 – 8:30 a.m.

    • Elephant Keeper Chat – Elephant Habitat