Upgrade Your One-Day Ticket to a Full Year of Unlimited Fun!


FAQ for members


Upgrading to a Zoo membership has never been easier or more affordable. Members receive numerous benefits that make visiting the Zoo even more enjoyable all year long.

Now through April 30, all new Zoo memberships are discounted 20%. Turn in Zoo tickets within seven days to apply the price of admission to your new membership.

Adult: $51.20
Child: $25.60
Guest Pass: $72

Did you know you can apply the price of admission from your visit to an annual Zoo membership? It’s simple, just visit Member Services or mail in your ticket and application form.
*One admission ticket per membership
*Membership must be purchased within seven days of your visit

Use promo code SPRINGTIME at checkout to save 20% on new Zoo membership.


Member Benefits

  • Unlimited admission to the Zoo every day during regular operating hours
  • FREE parking — save $5 each time you visit
  • $3 discount off one-day Zoo admission for your guests*
  • $1 off tickets for the Yellow Rose Express Train
  • $1 off tickets for the Country Carousel
  • 20 percent discount on tickets to Safari Splash
  • 10 percent discount at all merchandise locations (excludes rentals) and most food locations 
  • 50 percent discount at more than 100 zoos and aquariums across America.(See a list of participating AZA facilities.)
  • 25 percent discount on admission to Stingray Cove
  • FREE subscription to “Roar!” magazine and “Tracks” newsletter
  • 10 percent discount on birthday parties at the Zoo (maximum 30 people)
  • Discounts on Zoo education programs
  • Special invitations to members-only events
  • Discounts on Zoo special events such as Zoo RunBeastro and Boo at the Zoo

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

Due to the pandemic, we are unable to honor the AZA reciprocal membership discount at this time.

Click here for additional information on the Zoo's membership program.


Membership Prices

Become a Fort Worth Zoo member today and begin enjoying your tremendous savings. Your Membership more than pays for itself in just three visits.

Customize your annual Fort Worth Zoo Membership with these flexible options:

Adults - $64 $51.20
  • Ages 18 and older, residing in the same household.
  • Primary membership must be an adult member.
Children - $32 $25.60
  • Ages 3 to 17, residing in the same household.
  • Toddlers (2 and younger) are free with an adult.
  • A child membership can only be purchased in addition to an adult membership or if an adult is listed as a primary account holder.
Seniors - $52 $44.80
  • Ages 65 and older.
Students - $56 $44.80
  • Only valid with a current university ID.
  • All student memberships must be purchased in person at Guest Relations.
Guest Pass - $90 $72
  • Bring a different guest with you each time you visit.
  • Good for one guest per visit.
  • Must be used with valid member ID.

Your membership is valid for one full year from the last day of the month of purchase. For example, if you purchase a membership on March 10, 2021, it will be valid until March 31, 2022.

How to Join

Use our web membership form. Please allow 72 hours for processing.
Complete the application form and submit via fax, mail or in-person at the Zoo.
Fax your completed application to 817-759-7401 or call Member Services at 817-759-7333.
Visit Member Services, located at the front of the Zoo by the turnstiles.
Mail completed application with payment to:
Fort Worth Zoo
Attn: Membership
1989 Colonial Parkway
Fort Worth, Texas 76110
** Please allow seven days for processing. Prices subject to change.

Become a Donor Today!

All Annual Fund donors of $250 or more receive all the benefits of membership for two adults and up to four children, ages 3 to 17. Learn more here.

Membership FAQ:


When does my membership expire?

All memberships expire on the last day of the month of the following year. For example, if you bought a membership on March 8, 2021, it would not expire until March 31, 2022.

Do I still have to make a reservation to visit with my membership?

Yes, both members and nonmembers are required to make a reservation prior to visiting the Zoo. Click here to reserve your spot.

Can I renew my membership online, or do I have to do it in person?

You can renew your membership through our website ( or you can visit the Member Services office (located on the right-hand side of the entrance between the ticket booth and the turnstiles) in person.

Is my membership active from the date of purchase or when we get our membership cards?

Your membership is active immediately upon purchase, whether in-person or online.

Can a friend or family member use my membership card?

No, all members must have and use their own membership card. However, you can purchase an annual guest membership (which must be purchased with another adult, senior or child membership – it cannot be the only membership on the account), which can be used by an unlimited number of friends and family throughout the year.

What do I do if I lose my membership card?

On your next visit to the Zoo, stop by the Member Services office (located on the right-hand side of the entrance between the ticket booth and the turnstiles) to print a new membership card. Please note that there is a $10 replacement fee for new cards. If you’d like to access member benefits online but have lost your card and don’t know your member number, you can call the Member Services office at 817-759-7333.

Does my membership get me into other zoos?

The Fort Worth Zoo is a member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ Reciprocity Program, which means you can receive half off admission at more than 100 zoos and aquariums across North America. Always pack your membership ID card when you travel, and be sure to check the list of participating institutions, as they’re subject to change. 

*Because of the ongoing pandemic, institutions may have varying rules on whether or not they accept admission discounts.


The Fort Worth Zoo reserves the right to terminate or deny Membership at any time by advising the Member or prospective Member verbally and/or in writing. Cause for termination includes harassing the animals, staff or guests of the Zoo; inappropriate conduct or behavior, including, but not limited to, disruptive, abusive or violent behaviors; or for failing to comply with Membership terms and conditions or abusing privileges.

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