How to Upgrade to Friends Plus

Donating the difference between your current membership and a $250 Friends Plus membership.

  • Click on your current membership level on this page
  • Check out all the awesome perks you’ll get for paying the difference!
  • Notice how easy it is to become a Friend!
  • Click on the teal button associated with your membership level.
Other Friends Perks:
  • Full membership for two adults plus two free guests each visit
  • Invitations to other FRIENDS only events
  • Quarterly Donor Newsletter
Don’t know your current membership?
  • Click here to log in to your account.
  • Once logged in, click “Manage My Account”
  • Click “View Your Account History”
  • Click “Your Membership History”

Still having trouble? Contact Heidi Paltzer: [email protected] or 952.431.9309.

You’re within spittin’ distance of an amazing summer at the Minnesota Zoo with llamas, rheas, guinea pigs, and more llamas!
Just donate the difference between your current membership and a $250 Friends Plus membership!

Upgrade to Friends Plus and receive:

  • Friends Plus Zoo membership** for the remainder of your current membership, including two free guests each visit.
  • Invitations to Friends events throughout the year, such as “Northern Trail Open House” the evening of Monday, July 29 and “Friends-only Snack with Santa” the evenings of December 5 or 11.
  • An adorable 12” llama plush

For more details abut Friends Plus memberships, visit .

Find Your Current Membership:
Household or Grandparent Plus Membership
Household or Grandparent Membership
Dual or Individual Plus Membership
Individual Membership
Donate the full $250 and receive:

Offer valid through September 7, 2020 or while supplies last, whichever is later.

**FYI: Paying the difference to upgrade to Friends Plus gives you Friends-level benefits until your current membership expires.  For example, if your current membership expires in three months and you upgrade today, you will receive only three months of Friends-level benefits before it’s time to renew.  Want a full year (or more) of Friends Plus benefits?
Upgrade for $250 now.