Member Appreciation Month Highlights
- Week One: August 5-11
Grab one FREE Galápagos-themed key chain between 9-10 a.m. Keychains will be available while supplies last.
- Week Two: August 12-18
Bring a friend for FREE. One guest per membership.
- Week Three: August 19-25
Grab one FREE conservation bracelet between 9-10 a.m.
- Week Four: August 26-31
FREE unlimited rides on our Wildlife Carousel.
For more information about these benefits, see the FAQ below.
Become a Member and Save
Don’t miss out on the fun during Member Appreciation Month presented by TXU Energy! Visit the Zoo anytime and skip the reservations! As a member, you’ll enjoy FREE admission for 12 months while helping support animals here at the Zoo and in the wild. Your membership pays for itself in as few as two visits per year!
Share Your Recent Memories
Members, we want to hear from you! Starting in August, participate in our social media giveaway by sharing a recent Zoo memory on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter. Four lucky winners in August will win a Houston Zoo prize pack for sharing their story and be featured on our Fan Friday social media posts. Prize packs will include a reusable tote bag, giraffe feeding tickets, and more.
member appreciation month faqs
How do I get my free Galápagos-themed keychain?
Week of August 5-11
You will be able to receive it when you present your proof of membership through your digital or physical membership card upon entry. Keychains will be available while supplies last.
August 5: Keychains will be handed out during Member Morning presented by TXU Energy from 8-9 a.m.
August 6-11: Keychains will only be handed out between 9-10 a.m.
Do I need to reserve a ticket for my friend to come with me?
Week of August 12-18:
You can bring one extra friend that is not usually covered by your membership level. Simply tell our Admissions staff you are bringing your friend with you while they are scanning your digital or physical membership card at the gate.
How do I get my free conservation bracelet?
Week of August 19-25:
You will be able to receive it when you present your proof of membership through your digital or physical membership card upon entry. Note: Bracelets will only be handed out between 9-10 a.m.
How do I get unlimited rides on the Wildlife Carousel?
Week of August 26-31:
You will need to present your proof of membership through your digital or physical membership card to get unlimited rides on the Wildlife Carousel.