Events for Members
New to being a Member? Want to take even more advantage of your Zoo membership? Consider attending one of these exclusive, exciting events. They fill up fast, so don’t delay when you see that register button! Members-only events include Zoobilee, Member Mornings, and other exclusive events.
2017 Member Mornings
February 4 Reptile and Amphibian House
March 4 Kipp Aquarium
April 1 Attwater’s Prairie Chickens – Brown Education Center lawn
May 6 Bears
June 3 Sea Lions
July 1 Animal Ambassadors – at the Children’s Zoo
August 5 African Painted Dogs
September 2 African Monkeys
October 7 Cheetahs
November 5 (First Sunday of the Month) Okapi
December 2 Lions
*Dates and animal habitat are subject to change
On the first Saturday of each month (except November), Members can enter the Zoo one hour before opening to the general public. Enjoy cooler weather and see the keepers prepare enrichment and animal areas all around the zoo.
Each month, a different Meet the Keeper Talk (Presented by Phillips 66) is featured at 8:30 a.m. exclusively for Zoo members. Hear from one of our Zoo’s experts and gain professional insight about the featured animals. Learn from the best in the field about what it really takes to care for the diverse animals that call the Zoo home!
This event is always FREE for Zoo Members, and there’s no need to RSVP – just show up and enjoy!
Zoobilee is a Zoo-wide annual bash to celebrate and thank our membership. It is typically held on two evenings in the late spring, when we close the zoo early for non-members. In addition to having the zoo open just for members, there’s tons of fun to be had, including activities and special treats.
Zoobilee 2016 was celebrated on May 12-13, 2016.
Save the date for Zoobilee 2017: April 6th and 7th!