Be a Member :: Membership Levels & Benefits

Membership Levels & Benefits

All levels of Dallas Zoo membership include:

  • Free admission 364 days a year
  • Free parking*
  • Subscription to Focus, the Dallas Zoo member magazine
  • Invitations to members-only events
  • Personalized membership cards
  • Reduced admission to 150+ zoos nationwide
  • 10% discount at the Zoofari Market gift shop
  • 10% discount at the Prime Meridian Café, Wilds of Africa Grill, and Serengeti Café
  • Discount on summer camps and educational sessions


INDIVIDUAL-PLUS: $89 ($79 tax-deductible)
Free admission for one adult all year, plus one guest any time, free parking*, and two free Endangered Species Carousel tickets.

FAMILY: $99 ($84 tax-deductible)
Free admission all year for one or two named adults in the same household and their children or grandchildren (under 18), free parking*, and four free Endangered Species Carousel tickets.

FAMILY-PLUS: $119 ($104 tax-deductible)
Same as Family, plus one guest any time, and six free Endangered Species Carousel tickets. This level of membership can also be used to include a nanny or babysitter for the member’s children.

FAMILY PASSPORT: $160 ($115 tax-deductible)
Same as Family-Plus, plus VIP coupon book ($50 value), Kids Club! membership, invitations to exclusive events such as Morning Feeding, and unlimited** free rides Endangered Species Carousel.

PATRON: $250 ($206 tax-deductible)
Same as Family Passport, plus a special wildlife gift and invitations to VIP events.

SPONSOR: $500 ($447 tax-deductible)
Same as Patron, plus a special Family Gift Membership package.

CONTRIBUTOR: $750 ($677 tax-deductible)
Same as Sponsor, plus two member T-shirts.

CURATOR: $1000 ($867 tax-deductible)
Same as Contributor membership, plus four member T-shirts, complimentary membership in the Adopt-An-Animal program, and four guest admission passes.

* Zoo parking is free for members. Parking is available on a first-come basis and, on busy days, is not guaranteed. Your valid membership card and photo identification must be presented to the parking attendant in order to utilize the free parking benefit.

** Unlimited rides are valid on the Endangered Species Carousel only. All other special attractions, events, or rides may incur an additional fee.


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. Kids Club! membership, which is included in Family Passport and above memberships, includes exclusive special events and discounted admissions.
Each participating institution hosts a complimentary event each year targeting families with children between the ages of 2 and 7 years old. For more information, reach out to or call 469.554.7400.