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of the must do zoo

Become a member
of the must do zoo

WELCOME BACK TO YOUR TOLEDO ZOO!

Please visit connect.toledozoo.org to access your digital membership card and view your membership expiration date. Please note: The Zoo will not be printing and sending new membership cards for any memberships extended due to the COVID-19 closure.

Questions, please contact the Membership department at membership@toledozoo.org or 419-385-5721 ext. 6002. Thank you for your support!

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Reopening FAQ

Learn more about our Experience Package add-on, unlimited family fun for a low price of $99!

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Membership Benefits

A membership to the open year-round Must Do Zoo pays for itself in just two visits!

Experience Package

Learn more about our Experience Package add-on, unlimited family fun for a low price of $99!

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Standard Membership

FREE ADMISSION

Unlimited year-round admission during regular Zoo hours

FREE PARKING

Valid in the Anthony Wayne Trail lot for one vehicle - a savings of $8 per visit! Members also receive a $2 discount for parking in the Broadway lot.

UNLIMITED LIGHTS BEFORE CHRISTMAS VISITS – NEW!

Enjoy Toledo's premier holiday event time and again with UNLIMITED weekend and weekday visits. Also, enjoy Free visits to our Christmas in July event!

RECIPROCAL ZOOS & AQUARIUMS

50% discounted admission to over 150 zoos and aquariums nationwide. A photo ID is required for each adult listed on the Membership card. Click here for a complete list of reciprocal zoos.

PRE-SALE CONCERT TICKETS

Exclusive pre-sale for members to purchase concert tickets. Restrictions apply and a working email address must be on file with the Zoo to recieve the announcement.

FREE MAGAZINE & E-NEWSLETTER

Members enjoy a subscription to our quarterly Safari magazine and weekly e-newsletter, The Feed (working email address must be supplied).

ZOO-WIDE SAVINGS

10% discount on food & beverage purchases* - NEW! ; 10% discount at all gift shops; Discount on ride passes for our train and carousel; discounts on educational classes and camps. Click here for more information on educational programs.
* excludes alcohol and promotional items

AFTER-HOURS EVENTS

Discounted tickets to Zoo wine tastings and select after-hours events.

MEMBERSHIP MEANS MORE

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President’s Circle Membership

Includes all of the Standard Membership benefits plus the following benefits:

20 GUEST PRIVILEGES PER YEAR
PRESIDENT’S CIRCLE DINNER
LIGHTS BEFORE CHRISTMAS PARTY
FREE PARKING IN THE BROADWAY LOT FOR ONE VEHICLE
RECOGNITION ON THE PRESIDENT’S CIRCLE RECOGNITION BOARD
RECOGNITION IN THE TOLEDO ZOO’S ANNUAL REPORT
ZOO DONOR TOUR OPPORTUNITIES

Quick Access

Below are some helpful links to more information about the Zoo’s membership opportunities.

Access your membership online

Click below to login to your Toledo Zoo portal, where you can access your digital membership card and much more!

Digital Membership

MEMBERSHIP FAQ

Not interested in a membership?

We offer a basic annual pass that only covers admission and parking.

Annual Pass

ANNUAL PASS FAQ

Reciprocal Zoos

As a member of the Toledo Zoo, your membership allows 50% discounted admission to more than 150 zoos throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico.

RECIPROCAL ZOOS
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Lose your card?

Card replacement is contingent on expiration date verification.
View your digital card and more at https://connect.toledozoo.org.
Only one physical card is issued. Lost cards can be replaced for $8 through any of the following methods:

Online

Your replacement card will be mailed to you within three to 10 days.

Replacement cards can only be issued for current enrollments. Transactions for replacement card requests on expired enrollments will be refunded.

Buy Replacement Card

By Mail

Please send $8 along with your name, address and telephone number to:

Toledo Zoo
ATTN: Membership Department
P.O. Box 140130
Toledo, Ohio 43614-0130

Replacements will be processed within 10 to 14 days.

At the Zoo

Replacement cards can be purchased at the Membership Sales window located in the Anthony Wayne Trail entry plaza daily between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Replacements will be processed within 10 to 14 days.

Access your membership online

Click below to access your digital membership card and more.

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Membership FAQ

2020 Events

25 Year Member Appreciation Day
Saturday, October 10

Zoo Donor Lights Before Christmas Party
Monday, November 30

Due to Covid-19 and limited hours of operations, Member Mornings have been temporarily suspended.

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Standard Membership Options

Choose the right membership category for you and your family!

Family

$116

LUCAS COUNTY RESIDENTS

$124

NON-LUCAS COUNTY RESIDENTS

Admits two named adults living in the same household and your unmarried children and/or grandchildren under the age of 21.

Add guests to your membership!

Only available for Dual, One Adult Family, Senior Grandparent, and Family categories.

Plus 1 Guest

Add to your membership unlimited free admission for one additional unnamed guest.

+$40

LUCAS COUNTY RESIDENTS

+$44

NON-LUCAS COUNTY RESIDENTS

Plus 2 Guests

Add to your membership unlimited free admission for two additional unnamed guests.

+$80

LUCAS COUNTY RESIDENTS

+$88

NON-LUCAS COUNTY RESIDENTS

One Adult Family

$106

LUCAS COUNTY RESIDENTS

$114

NON-LUCAS COUNTY RESIDENTS

Admits one named adult and your unmarried children and/or grandchildren under the age of 21.

Dual

(formerly individual plus)

$97

LUCAS COUNTY RESIDENTS

$105

NON-LUCAS COUNTY RESIDENTS

Admits two people: one named adult and one guest OR two named adults living in the same household.*

Senior Grandparent

$109

LUCAS COUNTY RESIDENTS

$117

NON-LUCAS COUNTY RESIDENTS

Admits two named grandparents living in the same household and unmarried grandchildren under the age of 21.

Single

$64

LUCAS COUNTY RESIDENTS

$72

NON-LUCAS COUNTY RESIDENTS

Admits one named adult.

Guest add-ons are not available for single memberships

*Limited to only one of the listed options – if you name two adults living in the same household, the membership is limited to their use only; if you list only one adult the second person can be a guest of your choosing on each visit.

President's Circle Membership Options

As a President's Circle member, you will receive all of the standard benefits listed above as well as the following benefits from the category you choose below.

PRESIDENT'S SILVER CIRCLE $300

You will recieve all of the standard benefits listed in the previous section above, as well as the following benefits:

  • 20 guest privileges per year
  • President's Circle dinner invitation
  • Lights Before Christmas party invitation
  • UNLIMITED FREE visits to our Christmas in July Event
  • FREE Parking in the Broadway Lot for one vehicle
  • Recognition on the President's Circle recognition board and annual report
PRESIDENT'S GOLD CIRCLE $500

You will recieve all of the standard benefits listed in the previous section above, as well as the following benefits:

  • One Zoo Donor Tour
  • 20 guest privileges per year
  • President's Circle dinner invitation
  • Lights Before Christmas party invitation
  • UNLIMITED FREE visits to our Christmas in July Event
  • FREE Parking in the Broadway Lot for one vehicle
  • Recognition on the President's Circle recognition board and annual report
PRESIDENT'S DIAMOND CIRCLE $1,000

You will recieve all of the standard benefits listed in the previous section above, as well as the following benefits:

  • Two Zoo Donor Tours
  • 20 guest privileges per year
  • President's Circle dinner invitation
  • Lights Before Christmas party invitation
  • UNLIMITED FREE visits to our Christmas in July Event
  • FREE Parking in the Broadway Lot for one vehicle
  • Recognition on the President's Circle recognition board and annual report
PRESIDENT'S PLATINUM CIRCLE $2,500

You will recieve all of the standard benefits listed in the previous section above, as well as the following benefits:

  • Three Zoo Donor Tours
  • 20 guest privileges per year
  • President's Circle dinner invitation
  • Lights Before Christmas party invitation
  • UNLIMITED FREE visits to our Christmas in July Event
  • FREE Parking in the Broadway Lot for one vehicle
  • Recognition on the President's Circle recognition board and annual report
CONSERVATOR'S CIRCLE $5,000

You will recieve all of the standard benefits listed in the previous section above, as well as the following benefits:

  • Four Zoo Donor Tours
  • 20 guest privileges per year
  • President's Circle dinner invitation
  • Lights Before Christmas party invitation
  • UNLIMITED FREE visits to our Christmas in July Event
  • FREE Parking in the Broadway Lot for one vehicle
  • Recognition on the President's Circle recognition board and annual report
DIRECTOR'S CIRCLE $10,000

You will receive all of the standard benefits listed in the previous section above, as well as the following benefits:

  • Four Zoo Donor Tours
  • President's Circle dinner invitation
  • UNLIMITED FREE visits to our Christmas in July Event
  • FREE Parking in the Broadway Lot for one vehicle
  • 20 guest privileges per year
  • Lights Before Christmas party invitation
  • Recognition on the President's Circle recognition board and annual report
  • Access to one premium, behind-the-scenes experience with an opportunity to hear Zoo insights from Zoo staff
  • Access to Conservation Events throughout the year
  • Opportunities to participate in field work with the Zoo's Wild Toledo conservation team

PRESIDENT'S SILVER CIRCLE - $300

You will receive all of the standard benefits listed in the previous section above, as well as the following benefits:

  • 20 guest privileges per year
  • President's Circle dinner invitation
  • Lights Before Christmas party invitation
  • Unlimited Lights Before Christmas admission
  • Recognition on the President's Circle recognition board and annual report
PRESIDENT'S GOLD CIRCLE - $500

You will receive all of the standard benefits listed in the previous section above, as well as the following benefits:

  • One Zoo Donor Tour
  • 20 guest privileges per year
  • President's Circle dinner invitation
  • Lights Before Christmas party invitation
  • Unlimited Lights Before Christmas admission
  • Recognition on the President's Circle recognition board and annual report
PRESIDENT'S DIAMOND CIRCLE - $1,000

You will receive all of the standard benefits listed in the previous section above, as well as the following benefits:

  • Two Zoo Donor Tours
  • 20 guest privileges per year
  • President's Circle dinner invitation
  • Lights Before Christmas party invitation
  • Unlimited Lights Before Christmas admission
  • Recognition on the President's Circle recognition board and annual report
PRESIDENT'S PLATINUM CIRCLE - $2,500

You will receive all of the standard benefits listed in the previous section above, as well as the following benefits:

  • Three Zoo Donor Tours
  • 20 guest privileges per year
  • President's Circle dinner invitation
  • Lights Before Christmas party invitation
  • Unlimited Lights Before Christmas admission
  • Recognition on the President's Circle recognition board and annual report
CONSERVATOR'S CIRCLE - $5,000

You will receive all of the standard benefits listed in the previous section above, as well as the following benefits:

  • Four Zoo Donor Tours
  • 20 guest privileges per year
  • President's Circle dinner invitation
  • Lights Before Christmas party invitation
  • Unlimited Lights Before Christmas admission
  • Recognition on the President's Circle recognition board and annual report
DIRECTOR'S CIRCLE - $10,000

You will receive all of the standard benefits listed in the previous section above, as well as the following benefits:

  • Four Zoo Donor Tours
  • President's Circle dinner invitation
  • Unlimited Lights Before Christmas visits
  • 20 guest privileges per year
  • Lights Before Christmas party invitation
  • Recognition on the President's Circle recognition board and annual report
  • Access to one premium, behind-the-scenes experience with an opportunity to hear Zoo insights from Zoo staff
  • Access to Conservation Events throughout the year
  • Access to private Facebook group where you can get live feeds from the field as conservation work is being done
  • Opportunities to participate in field work
    • Go out with Wild Toledo on a local trip (included)
    • Eco Tour (additional cost)

2019 Events

Zoo Donor Lights Before Christmas Party
Monday, November 25, 2019
5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Membership Add-Ons

If you're already a member but want even more opportunities, consider these membership add-ons below!

Experience Package

+$99


INCLUDES:

Unlimited free rides on our amusement rides including the Safari Railway, African Carousel, and Lights Before Christmas rides

Unlimited giraffe feed experiences

Unlimited Keet Retreat feeds

Unlimited Barnyard feeds

Free Little Boo and Pumpkin Path admission

Invitation to Zoo Friends’ Night

YPAC Membership

Young Professionals for Animals and Conservation

+$25

PER PERSON/YEAR

DESIGNED FOR:
Motivated and adventurous young professionals ages 21-40s with a passion to think globally and act locally on behalf of animals and the natural world

BENEFITS:
  • Four quarterly events
  • Local volunteer opportunities
  • Invitation to annual Zoo Donor breakfast and Zoo Friends night
  • Exclusive opportunity for advance ticket sales to annual Zoo Brew and ZOOtoDO events