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 PLUS many more exclusive unique experiences and perks. The philanthropic support provided by these remarkable patrons creates a foundation to further our mission of Celebrating and Saving Wildlife.
Start getting your MEGA DOSE of Vitamin Z* when you join the Renaissance Circle!
From special celebrations to habitat and animal debuts to private tours to exclusive educational experiences, there is a lot to do and enjoy with your annual membership. Share these new adventures and create great memories with your family and friends. Become a Member of the Renaissance Circle at the Detroit Zoo!
*Part of a complete childhood…for children of all ages!
Click here to join or renew Renaissance Circle
There are five levels of Renaissance Circle, each providing exclusive benefits:
- Invitation to one insider Zoo Experience, plus the annual Renaissance Circle Summer Picnic, Winter Holiday Celebration and Special Exhibit Openings throughout the year
- Behind-the-scenes golf cart tour for up to five people
- Advance purchase of “open” tickets for Zoo Boo that allow you to come any date and time you choose
- 15% discount at the Zoofari Market and Arctic Outpost gift shops
- Recognition at the Renaissance Circle Grotto, across from the Zoo’s iconic Rackham Fountain
- Free admission and parking for up to six people per visit to the Detroit Zoo and Belle Isle Nature Zoo
- Use of the exclusive Members-Only entrance at Detroit Zoo Admission Gates 9 and 10
- A one-year subscription to Habitat, the Detroit Zoological Society’s quarterly magazine, and Zmail, the monthly online newsletter
- Free or reduced admission at more than 100 reciprocal zoos across the country
- Acknowledgement in the Detroit Zoological Society Annual Report
Includes all Donor Circle Benefits plus...
- Invitation to attend two insider Zoo Experiences, plus the annual Renaissance Circle Summer Picnic, Winter Holiday Celebration and Special Exhibit Openings throughout the year
Includes all Ambassador Circle Benefits plus...
- Giraffe Experience for you and 3 guests
Includes all Curator Circle Benefits plus...
- Invitation to attend three insider Zoo Experiences, plus the annual Renaissance Circle Summer Picnic, Winter Holiday Celebration and Special Exhibit Openings throughout the year
$15,000 and above
Includes all Director Circle benefits plus…
- Spend a very special Day at the Zoo for you and one guest. Visit your favorite animals and attractions during a day custom designed just for you and your interests