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**

2022 Monthly Perks


January 2-31

2022 Member Ornament Giveaway


February 12

Kiss & Tail Discount


March 17-20

Member Giveaway

March 26

Breakfast with the Animals Discount


April 1-30

10% off Zoodoptions

April 16

Adult Prom Discount

April 29-May 1

Bring a Friend Ticket


May 1 – 30

Children’s Museum of Virginia Membership Swap

May 10

Norfolk Tides Ticket Discount

May 12

Member Night

May 26

Bike Night Discount

May 28+29

Member Mornings


June 1-30

Science Museum of Virginia Membership Swap

June 4+5, 11+12, 18+19, 25+26

Member Mornings

June 9

Pride Night Discount

June 18

ZooGrooves Discount


July 1-31

Virginia MOCA Membership Swap

July 2+3, 9+10, 16+17, 23+24, 30+31

Member Mornings

July 23

ZooGrooves Discount


August 1-31

Hermitage Museum and Gardens Membership Swap

August 4

Member Night

August 6+7, 13+14, 20+21, 27+28

Member Mornings

August 20

ZooGrooves Discount


September 1-30

YMCA Membership Swap

September 3+4

Member Mornings

September 8-14

Early Access to ZooBoo Tickets

September 30

Member Night

Orangutan eating a pumpkin

October 7

Beastly Ball Ticket Discount

October 22 + 23

ZooBoo Ticket Discount


November 25-27

Bring a Friend Ticket


December 1

Member Exclusive Sip & Shop Gift Shop Event

December 1-31

Great Bridge Battlefield & Waterways Museum Membership Swap

December 1-31

Member Giveaway

December 2-4

Gift Shop Sale


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.