Zoo Membership Benefits

Special monthly discounts, offers and rewards throughout the year!
Virginia Zoo Membership Plans include year-round access to the Zoo, free or discounted admission to Zoo events and other exclusive Membership benefits.

Year Round Benefits

  • Free Daily Admission
  • Three Zoo Review newsletters & a yearly calendar
  • 10% discount in Virginia Zoo Gift Shop
  • 10% discount in African Village Cafe and Beastro restaurants
  • Discounts or specials for Zoo education programs, family programs – including our very popular summer camps
  • 50% off admission to over 150 other zoos and aquariums nationwide**

2021 Monthly Perks


January 2-31

Free Member Giveaway


February 6-9

Members Only Pizza Deal

February 12-15

Bring a Friend Member Ticket


March 1-31

Zoo Member O’Connor Brewing Discount

March 15-21

Luck of the Zoo Member Dippin’ Dots Discount

March 31

Member Exclusive Virtual Concert


April 1-30

Hermitage Membership Discount

April 24

Breakfast with the Animals Discount


May 6-9

Member Early Bird Access to Late ‘til 8 Tickets

May 15 + 16

Member Giveaway


June 1-30

Norfolk Botanical Garden Member Swap

June 5 + 6

Member Mornings

June 11

Late ’til 8 – Members FREE

June 19

Breakfast with the Animals Discount

June 19 + 20

Hurrah Players present Disney’s The Jungle Book Discount

June 25

Late ’til 8 Adults Only Discount


July 1-31

Virginia MOCA Member Swap

July 3 + 4

Member Mornings

July 9

Late ‘til 8 Family Night Discount

July 23

Late ‘til 8 Family Night Discount


August 1-31

YMCA Membership Swap

August 6

Late ‘til 8 Adults Only Discount

August 7 + 8

Member Mornings

August 20

Late Till 8 – Members FREE


September 1

Member Early Access to ZooBoo Tickets

September 4 + 5

Member Mornings

September 6

Member Giveaway

September 11

GrowlFest Member Giveaway


October 1-31

IKEA Membership Swap

October 1

Member Early Access to ZooLumination Tickets

October 1

Adults Only Zoo Night Discount

October 2 + 3

Member Mornings

October 15-18

Half off Train Rides

October 23 + 24

ZooBoo Ticket Discount


November 6 + 7

Member Mornings

November 17

ZooLumination Member Sneak Peek Walk-thru Night

November 19-30

ZooLumination Ticket Discount

November 26-28

Bring a Friend Ticket


December 1-31

Member Giveaway

December 1-31

ZooLumination Ticket Discount

December 3-5

Gift Shop Sale

December 4 + 5

Member Mornings


All benefits are subject to availability, change or cancellation without prior notice. Must present valid Virginia Zoo MEMBERSHIP CARD for benefits. Discounts not redeemable for cash, non-transferable and limited to one-time use.