June 21 (last name A-K) - June 28 (last name L-Z) 6 to 8:30 p.m.Free for Members

To show our appreciation for your support and patronage, please join us for a special night that celebrates you, our valued Members, with lots of family-friendly fun.

  • Visit your favorite animals and observe their activity at twilight
  • Zookeeper talks
  • Live music and theater performances
  • Scavenger hunt
  • $1 hot dogs and $1 pop (while supplies last)

Two magical MemberFest nights: 

  • If your last name begins with A-K: Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 6-8:30 p.m.
  • If your last name begins with L-Z: Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 6-8:30 p.m.

Please note: The Zoo will close at 5 p.m. and be cleared of guests. It will reopen at 6 p.m. for MemberFest. Enter at the Main Entrance.

Thanks to you, together we are Celebrating and Saving Wildlife.

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  • FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

    I am unable to come on the night assigned to my last name. Can I come on the opposite night?

    Yes. Please join us on the night that is most convenient for you.

    Can I bring a guest and pay for them to attend?

    This event is for Members only. If your membership includes a guest (Individual Plus, Supporter or an Additional Unnamed Guest add-on) you may bring a guest.  Two guests are allowed with the Supporter membership.  Categories that do not include a guest will be unable to bring anyone not listed on the membership.

    If it is raining will the event be rescheduled?

    No, this is a rain-or-shine event.

    Will there be food available?

    Yes, you are welcome to purchase food on grounds at the Arctic Café, concession stands or our special $1 Hot Dog / $1 Soft Drink station in the Picnic Grove area.

    Is everything free?

    The special entertainment and zookeeper talks are free. The train is discounted to $2 per person/one way.

    Can I bring my nanny/caregiver with me if I have this add-on to my membership?

    Sorry, no. The nanny/caregiver add-on can only be used in the absence of the primary adult members.

    Will the gift shop be open?

    Yes, Zoofari Market will be open both evenings of MemberFest.  Members will receive a 20% discount on regular-priced merchandise.