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This holiday season, give amazing with a gift card or annual membership to the Minnesota Zoo!  Visitors can explore an indoor rainforest that’s 78 degrees every day and home to everything from red pandas to pink flamingos. Touch a real-life shark in Discovery Bay or hit the outdoor trails where a world of wildlife plays in the snow. No matter what the weather brings, the Zoo has the perfect forecast—and the perfect gift—for fun this holiday season.

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Amazing stocking stuffers

Wildly flexible gift cards start at just $25 and may be used for admission and parking, membership, education programs and special events, or exchanged for Zoo Bucks to use in the Zoo’s gift shops and restaurants. No batteries or assembly required! 

Stuff your stockings today!

Adventures that last all year

Zoo memberships make great gifts for families, grandparents and individuals! Member benefits include free admission and parking, exclusive events, and discounts on merchandise and education programs all year. Plus, they support the Zoo’s animals, education programs and efforts to save wildlife.

Choose your membership level!
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THE GIFT THAT KEEPS ON GIVING

Spread holiday joy this season by making a tax-deductible donation to the Minnesota Zoo Foundation in honor of someone special. Your recipient will feel good knowing that your gift is helping to create special memories for everyone here at the Minnesota Zoo, and is saving wildlife all around the world.

HONOR SOMEONE TODAY

More Zoo Holiday Gift Ideas

Make the holidays come alive! There’s no better place to make holiday memories than at the Minnesota Zoo! Explore an indoor rainforest that’s 78 degrees every day and home to everything from red pandas to pink flamingos. Touch a real-life shark in Discovery Bay or hit the outdoor trails where a world of wildlife plays in the snow. No matter what the weather brings, the Zoo has the perfect forecast for fun all winter long.

SHOP TODAY
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More to Explore!

Explore an indoor rainforest that’s 78 degrees every day and home to everything from red pandas to pink flamingos. Touch a real-life shark in Discovery Bay or hit the outdoor trails where a world of wildlife plays in the snow. No matter what the weather brings, the Zoo has the perfect forecast for fun all winter long.

Bring the whole family to the Minnesota Zoo - Where Amazing Lives. All Winter Long.

Plan Your Visit Now

Event Spotlight:

Santa Saturdays

Dec. 2, 9, & 16, 11:30 AM – 1 PM

Looking for that perfect holiday photo? Bring your family and camera to the Zoo and meet Santa
 Learn More >

Winter Zoo Camp

Dec. 27-29

When school is out, turn to the Zoo for smart fun! Winter Camps are offered for kids age 4 through 6th grade. What better way to spend a day or two off from school than at the Minnesota Zoo?
 Learn More >

Ongoing Events:


Penguin Feeding
10 AM & 2:30 PM

Tropical Reef Dive Show
10:30 AM 

Wings Financial World of Birds Show
11 AM & 1 PM  
3 PM on weekends

Shark FeedingS
11:30 AM

Hawaiian Monk Seal Demonstrations
12 PM & 2 PM

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