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**

2023 Monthly Perks


January 2-31

2022 Member Ornament Giveaway


February 1-14

Zoodoption Discount

February 6

Early Access to Summer Camp Registration

February 11

Kiss & Tail Discount


March 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29

All members that have visited the week prior will be entered to win a 4 pack of tickets to bring their friends on a visit and an extra month of membership for themselves!

March 7

Early Access to Adult Night Tickets

March 25

Breakfast with the Animals Ticket Discount


April 1-30

Member Giveaway

April 13

Early Access to Bike Night Tickets

April 15

Adult Night Ticket Discount

April 21

Early Access to ZooGrooves Tickets

April 29

Early Access to Pride Night Tickets


May 1-31

25% off the NEW Behind-the-Scenes Tours, happening in May

May 25

Bike Night Ticket Discount

May 27 + 28

Member Mornings


June 1-30

Membership Swap: Hampton History Museum

June 2

ZooGrooves Ticket Discount

June 3+4, 10+11, 17+18 & 24+25

Member Mornings

June 10

Pride Night Ticket Discount

June 22

Member Night


July 1+2, 8+9, 15+16, 22+23, & 29+30

Member Mornings

July 1-31

Membership Swap: The Mariners’ Museum and Park

July 1-31

Member Giveaway


August 1-31

Membership Swap: Hermitage Museum & Gardens

August 1-31

Bonus Bring a Friend Ticket

August 3

Member Night

August 5+6, 12+13, 19+20, & 26+27

Member Mornings

August 11

Early Access to ZooGrooves Tickets

August 18

Early Access to Zoovies Tickets


September 2

Roar & Pour Member Giveaway

September 22

ZooGrooves Ticket Discount

September 29

Zoovies – FREE for Members

Orangutan eating a pumpkin

October 1-31

Y Membership Swap

October 1-31

25% off Bird of Prey Tours

October 6

Zoovies – FREE for Members

October 20

Adult Night Ticket Discount

October 21 & 22

ZooBoo Ticket Discount


November 1-30

10% off Zoodoptions

November 24-26

Bring a Friend Ticket


December 1-31

Military Aviation Museum Membership Swap

December 1-31

Nauticus Membership Swap

December 1-31

Ornament Member Giveaway


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.