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Great Holiday Offers
at the Louisville Zoo!

Gift of Membership ─ The Perfect Gift!

Memberships make great gifts! They're easy, VERY popular for families and nature lovers, and they make a world of difference to the Louisville Zoo and endangered wildlife. Make a wise purchase and take advantage of a SPECIAL HOLIDAY OFFER: purchase any NEW Gift Membership by Dec. 31 and you receive $5 off and get an adorable plush polar bear toy. Details...

Gift Shop Great Finds!

The Louisville Zoo Main Gift Shop, conveniently located at the main entrance of the Zoo, should be a stop on your holiday shopping trip. You will find a great selection of authentic Fair Trade items, holiday ornaments, apparel, educational toys and books, jewelry and assorted plush animals. 

Shoppers are not required to pay admission just to shop. Louisville Zoo members always enjoy 10% off regularly priced items. The gift shop hours are daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day).

Special Offer:  
Dec. 1-24, 2014. All shoppers can take 10% off regular priced Polar items (excluding plush); Louisville Zoo Members receive an extra 10% (total 20%)

As you shop for family and friends, we ask that you consider donating a plush animal $17.99 (regularly $36) to Kosair Charities (no limit on number purchased). Animals collected through the end of the year will be delivered to Kosair Charities on behalf of the Louisville Zoo members and patrons.

For more information on the Gift Shop, click here.

A Gift to Our Animals

Come help the animals celebrate the holidays with the Enrichment Tree! The local chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers (AAZK) proudly presents the Enrichment Tree. It is just like the Angel Trees you see at the mall, but you get to help the animals at the zoo get fun and exciting new toys to enrich their daily lives! Starting early December, there will be a tree on the Zoo’s front plaza decorated with paw print tags. Each tag lists a Zoo animal, and a toy they would enjoy. Simply purchase the item, and return it to the Zoo’s receptionist desk by Dec. 31. Items are large and small and can fit anyone’s budget.

For the Person Who Has Everything

We all have that one person who is really hard to buy for. Make your gift fun and meaningful!

Adopt an Animal that lets you inspire friends and family to get to know their animal better and help support their care. Take advantage of a Special Holiday ADOPTS Offer through Dec. 22.

Treat them to a Behind-the-Scenes VIP Tour which starts at $250 per exhibit area, valid for a year and scheduled at a time convenient for the recipient. Zoo members even enjoy a $50 discount.

Honor a friend, family member or a special customer or client with one of the following engraved gift ideas:

  • Add a name to the Zoo’s Tree of Life located in the Islands exhibit.  Choose from a Louisville Stoneware leaf, butterfly or bird.
  • Have a bench engraved near our beautiful Etscorn Garden, located close to the giraffe and rhino exhibits.

To learn more about these personalized options click HERE or contact the Development Office at 502-238-5615

NEW E-Gift Card

Can’t decide what to buy? Everyone enjoys a gift card that allows them to pick something they would enjoy. E-Gift Cards will be available online soon valid for 12 months after activation. You designate the amount to pre-load and your gift recipient can redeem the E-Gift Card for admission, rides and attractions, memberships, education programs, ADOPTS, concessions and gift shop purchases. More Details...