The Detroit Zoological Society’s Renaissance Circle is made up of caring individuals and families who enjoy all the benefits of a regular Detroit Zoo membership while providing generous support for the Detroit Zoological Society (DZS). The financial commitment provided by Renaissance Circle Members creates a foundation for DZS to further its mission of Celebrating and Saving Wildlife.
From special celebrations and private tours to exclusive experiences, there is a lot to do and enjoy with your annual membership. Share new adventures and create memories with your family and friends. Become a Member of the Renaissance Circle at the Detroit Zoo for as little as $125 a month.
There are five levels of Renaissance Circle, each providing exclusive benefits:
- Unlimited general admission to the Detroit Zoo and Belle Isle Nature Zoo for two adults, up to six named children 18 and under, and up to two unnamed guests per visit
- Discounted admission at more than 100 reciprocal zoos across the country
- Recognition at the Renaissance Circle Grotto across from Rackham Fountain
- Complimentary invitation for one adult Member and up to four guests to attend the following:
- Renaissance Circle Picnic
- Holiday Reception, celebrating the opening of Wild Lights
- Private “insider” golf cart tour
- Advance purchase of “good any day” tickets for Zoo Boo and Wild Lights that allow you to come any date and time you choose
- Advance registration for Summer Safari and advance ticket sales for Summer Zoomance, Wild Beasts Wild Wine and Zoo Brew
- 10% discount at the Zoofari Market and Arctic Outpost gift shops
- Exclusive members-only entrances at Main Admissions; seasonal members-only Rackham Fountain Entrance from Memorial Day to Labor Day
- A one-year subscription to Habitat, the Detroit Zoological Society’s quarterly magazine, and Zmail, the monthly online newsletter
- Invitation for two adult Members to attend the Members’ Annual Meeting
Includes all Donor Circle Benefits plus...
- Complimentary invitation for one adult Member and up to four guests to attend a special “insider” Zoo Experience, such as a habitat preview, zookeeper-led walking tour, exhibit opening or ground-breaking
Includes all Ambassador Circle Benefits plus...
- Complimentary invitation for one adult Member and up to four guests to meet and tour with a Zoo curator while getting to know your favorite animal up-close and personal
Includes all Curator Circle Benefits plus...
- Complimentary invitation for one adult Member and up to four guests to have a private tour and breakfast or lunch at the Zoo with the Executive Director/CEO of the Detroit Zoological Society
$15,000 and above
Includes all Director Circle benefits plus…
- Invitation for you and a guest to spend a very special day with a member of the Life Sciences staff while you both care for the Zoo’s animals (restrictions apply)