Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

A little something for everyone on your list



Holiday gifts from Fort Worth Zoo

 Give the gift that keeps on giving all year – a membership to the Fort Worth Zoo! A Zoo membership includes more than just free admission. Members get access to exclusive events, discounts and more. When you give a Zoo membership, you are giving educational experiences and fun-filled memories – for a whole year! A Zoo membership includes …

  • Free admission
  • Free parking
  • $3 discount on guest tickets *some limitations apply
  • Discounts on food, attractions and merchandise
  • Special Zoo events and experiences




Holiday Adoption
Holiday gifts from Fort Worth Zoo

Add some cuddles under your tree this year by adopting our little trumpet boy, baby Brazos the Asian elephant. What better way to have a merry little Christmas than contributing to the care and feeding of the Zoo’s animals! You’re sure to win best gift award with this soft and fuzzy elephant.

Have another favorite Zoo animal? You can adopt it, too! Your adoption fees contribute to the care and feeding of the Zoo’s animals for one full year.




Zoo Camps, Overnights and Birthdays

Give the little ones on your list an experience they won’t forget at the Zoo! The Zoo’s camps, birthday parties and family overnights are the perfect excuse to get outside, get in touch with your wild side and make great childhood memories to look back on forever. Purchase a Zoo gift certificate for a specified dollar amount that can be used toward Zoo camps, overnights or customizable birthday parties.

All gift certificates are good for up to one year from date of purchase. 



Personalized Videos

Whether you are unable to be with your loved ones this holiday season or someone on your list has a noteworthy love for a specific animal, send a personalized message from their favorite Fort Worth Zoo animal! These 30- to 45-second videos will give an up-close and personal view of the chosen animal, a variety of fun facts and a special shoutout to your loved one.

You can expect your video in seven days from your order date. Choose from a list of available animals on our website.



Virtual Programs

With our virtual programs, let us bring the Zoo to you! We have a variety of virtual programs fit for family events, office holiday happy hours or classrooms. You pick the program, and we’ll bring the animals, zookeepers and fun facts for a unique opportunity to connect with wildlife. Options include:

  • Virtual Field Trip
  • Creature Feature
  • Virtual Storytime
  • Virtual Penguin Experience
  • Virtual Zoo Career Day or Zookeeper Career Chat

All gift certificates are good for up to one year from date of purchase. 



Stocking Stuffers

From Zoo mugs and water bottles to stuffed toys and animal-painted masterpieces – the Fort Worth Zoo’s got you covered. Browse the merchandise stands on your next Zoo visit to pick out a few special stocking stuffers for everyone on your list.







Who doesn’t love chocolate?! Fudge is a great gift year-round, but our holiday flavors are the best way to show appreciation to your hostess or fill extra space in a stocking. Made fresh daily, Fort Worth Zoo fudge is available in Toadally Texas Treats. Our special holiday flavors include red velvet, pumpkin pie, candy cane and eggnog.

Zoo merchandise, stocking stuffers and fudge must be purchased in-person at the Zoo.




Treat your family to a day at the Zoo

Customize a Zoo visit with admission tickets and Zoo Bucks.

  • Admission tickets for adults and children ages 3-12. (Age 2 and younger admitted free of charge.) Tickets valid through Dec. 31, 2022.
  • Parking pass
  • Zoo bucks can be used for giraffe feeding, meals, snacks, shopping or a train or carousel ride at the Zoo. Available in $1 denominations.

Orders only placed over the phone. Order by calling 817-759-7300. Gift packages may be mailed to your home (for an additional fee) or picked up at our administration office Monday through Friday through Dec. 21. Zoo bucks not valid for admission, parking or Kona Ice.

Consider a gift to the Zoo

Recently named one of the “World’s Greatest,” the Fort Worth Zoo develops extraordinary education programs and special wildlife experiences that would not be possible without supporters like you. During this season of giving, consider contributing to the Zoo’s Annual Fund to ensure the Fort Worth Zoo remains an important educational resource for the community and a powerful international conservation leader. Annual Fund members directly support the Zoo’s education and conservation programs.

With a donation of $250 or more, Annual Fund donors receive:

  • Complimentary Zoo memberships
  • Exclusive Annual Fund members-only event invitations
  • Recognition in annual publications