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Member Events

Is your membership about to expire? Don’t miss out on these upcoming member events and renew your membership today online or by calling 323/644-4747, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

August 5
Members Appreciation Morning
8:30–10 a.m.

Explore the Zoo before it opens to the public, when the Zoo’s residents are at their best! This special early-morning access is available to members at all levels. RSVP is required.

To RSVP for this event, phone 323/644-4770. Please bring your membership card and photo ID for entry. Guest passes will not be honored.

August 131
Members Appreciation Month

August will be brimming with fun members-only extras like “buy one, get one free” offers at our concession stands, additional discounts at the International Marketplace (Monday through Fridays only), the chance to win tickets to our Hippo Encounter, and much more.

August 26
Members Only Night: Zoorific Picnic
6–9 p.m.

This exclusive summertime event debuted last year and was such a hit, we’re making it an annual tradition! Check your e-mail inbox for details coming soon.

Public Events

Members receive discounts on most ticketed events, and discount codes are distributed via Zooscape emails, Calendar emails, and event-specific emails. If you are a member and need your discount code, please fill out the form below. (Click to expand.)

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July 21
Roaring Nights: Country Night
Adults Only

This hoedown features the music of Country Thunder and Gold Rush Country, linedancing demonstrations, and games.

August 4
Brew at the L.A. Zoo

Spend a summer evening sampling beer from local craft and microbreweries, live entertainment, and delicious pub-style food while visiting many of the Zoo’s animal residents.

July 1622
National Zoo Keeper Week

During the third week of July, zoos across the country celebrate National Zoo Keeper Week. Join us in thanking our amazing keepers at the L.A. Zoo!

August 12 & 13
World Elephant Day

Visitors will have a rare opportunity to explore our state-of-the-art Elephants of Asia exhibit with barn tours and demonstrations of daily enrichment activities.

November 12
L.A. Zoo Photo Day

This fantastic opportunity for photographers of all ages and skill levels is presented jointly by Paul’s Photo and GLAZA.

Member Tours

Docent-led tours are available to GLAZA members only and are free for everyone eligible on your membership. No confirmations will be mailed. Please make reservations at least two weeks in advance by phoning 323/644-4244.

All tours meet at the waterfall near the entrance to the International Marketplace at 10:30 a.m., unless stated otherwise

August 5
Some Like It Hot

Learn how our Zoo residents cope with sweltering summer weather.

September 2 & 10
Animal Academics

It’s back to school time for human children, but how do animals learn? Find out how animal parents pass along life lessons to their offspring.

October 7 & 8
Fangs a Lot!

When you think of fangs, vampire bats and snakes probably come to mind-but monkeys and some deer? For some information you can sink your teeth into, join us for a tour with some bite!

November 4 & 12
Beastly Feast

If zoo animals got together for a Thanksgiving feast, what might be on the table. Find out what foods some of your favorite animals are thankful to find on their plates.

December 2 & 10
Winter Wonderings

Who hibernates in winter? How do animals stay warm when the weather turns cold? Learn how animal behavior changes even in our mild California winter weather.

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