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Give the wild ones in your life the gift of adventure with year-long access to the Fort Worth Zoo! A membership provides unlimited Zoo admission, plus added perks like free parking, discounts on education programming, early ticket access to beloved Zoo-wide events and exclusive access to special member-only offerings, as well as discounts on in-park attractions and merchandise. Plus, a Zoo membership supports conservation efforts both locally and around the world – a gift that gives back! 

Membership gift certificates can be activated at any time between now and Sept. 30, 2023, when purchased this holiday season. Give now and enjoy later! 



Membership includes:

Unlimited admission to the Zoo all year long 50% discount on admission at more than 100 zoos and aquariums across America
FREE parking – save $5 each time you visit FREE subscription to Fort Worth Zoo publications
$3 discount on Zoo admission for your guests* 10% discount on birthday parties at the Zoo
$1 off tickets for the Yellow Rose Express Discounts on Zoo education programs
$1 off tickets for the Country Carousel Special invitations to members-only events
20% discount on tickets to Safari Splash Discounts and early ticket access for Zoo-wide special events
10% discount at all merchandise locations (excludes rentals) and most food locations Early communication for major Zoo announcements

*Not valid on half-price Wednesdays or for special events; may not be combined with other discount offers; limit six tickets per visit, please.

Purchase Gift Membership  


Looking for a creative way to present a membership that will truly surprise and delight? Give them something to find under the tree with a holiday baby giraffe adoption package! Check out the details below.

The Fort Worth Zoo is a 501c(3) nonprofit organization and payments for memberships may be tax-deductible as a charitable contribution. Please consult your tax advisor.

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Giraffe yourself a merry little Christmas and holiday season by adopting one of the Zoo's newest giraffe calves! This sweet gift is perfect for under the tree and includes a giraffe plush, a photo of the new calves, a personalized adoption certificate and a holiday-themed coloring kit, all packaged in a festive animal carrier box.

Not only does this unique gift spread holiday cheer and celebrate the recent arrivals, but it also directly supports the care and feeding of the Zoo’s animals, including the new giraffe calves.





Adoption packages include:

One giraffe plush
Photo of giraffe calves
Personalized adoption certificate
Giraffe fact sheet
Holiday-themed coloring kit
Fort Worth Zoo publication
Festive and ready-to-gift animal carrier box

Before ordering, please refer to the shipping and pick-up information below. Shopping locally? Skip the shipping and pick up your adoption package at the Zoo's administration building. 

Orders begin processing: Thursday, Dec. 1

Order deadline for shipping: Monday, Dec. 19, at noon

Order deadline for pick-up: Wednesday, Dec. 21, at noon

Pick-up deadline: Friday, Dec. 23 at 5 p.m.


Adoption orders placed after noon on Wednesday, Dec. 21, will be processed on Tuesday, Dec. 27.

The Fort Worth Zoo is unable to guarantee USPS delivery dates. 


Purchase Adoption Package  


Purchasing a membership as well? Place their membership gift certificate inside their adoption package for a surprise that will truly make spirits bright! 

Looking to adopt a different animal this holiday season? Click here

The Fort Worth Zoo is a 501c(3) nonprofit organization. The amount of a donation that is deductible for tax purposes is limited to the excess of any money donated over the value of goods or services provided by the Fort Worth Zoo. For more information, please contact Lindsey Douglas ( 
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