Being a member of Friends of the Zoo
is a jungle of fun! Members are people who care about the Henry Vilas Zoo and provide much-needed support for the Zoo through their annual memberships.
Members of Friends of the Zoo
help the Henry Vilas Zoo:
2013 Limited Time Holiday Membership Offer
- Provide Education about the animal world
- Support Conservation of animals and their native habitat
- Enhance quality recreation and foster community pride
- Acquire animals and create and improve exhibits
- Keep the Zoo sustainable and forever free
Purchase a Friends of the Henry Vilas Zoo membership at the $100 or above level for a friend, loved one, or yourself by December 13, 2013 and the recipient will enjoy many great NEW membership benefits all year long as listed below, PLUS a 10-inch soft penguin plush and a certificate of support that can be customized for gift giving.
To purchase a membership and receive this offer now, please click here. or call the Friends of the Henry Vilas Zoo at (608) 258-9490 from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m Monday through Friday.
This special holiday offer is only available through December 13th, 2013.
2014 Membership Benefits
Friends of the Zoo
Members receive the following benefits:
List of free or discounted admission zoos and aquariums
New Enhanced Benefits for 2014
No matter what your level of giving, you may have noticed that in 2014 your membership will provide you with some great additional perks! Some NEW benefits will become active in January of 2014. Members who sign up between now and January will receive all of the benefits above and will receive temporary membership materials for use before January.
Join or Renew
Memberships start at just $25 per year. Become a member today and join us in support of our community's beautiful, free Zoo!
Purchase or Renew Your Membership Online
2013 Monthly Members-only Specials!
All members enjoy special deals each month at Zoo Concessions and at the Gift Shop.
- January - Buy one piece of jewelry, get the second at 50% off
- February - All polar bear items 20% off
- March - All lion items 20% off
- April - Buy one shirt get the second at 50% off
- May - Buy one hot dog get one free
- June - All giraffe items 20% off
- July - Buy one medium drink get one free
- August - Buy one ice cream cone get one free
- September - All red panda items 20% off
- October - All masks 20% off
- November - Take 40% off all regularly priced gift shop items on November 22nd, 23rd, and 24th
- December - 20% off store wide in the Zoo Gift Shop
Friends of the Zoo is Better Business Bureau Accredited