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Holiday Gift Guide 2019

Gorilla Opening Presents

Give a gift to warm the heart AND make a difference for animals!

Girl looking at lights

L.A. Zoo Lights Tickets – $11 and Up

Through January 5, 2020

Make unforgettable holiday memories as you explore this wild wonderland of light under the stars at the beautiful L.A. Zoo.

People celebrating New Year's Eve

L.A. Zoo Lights: Family New Year’s Eve

Tuesday, December 31
Adults $69 (13+) and Children (2-12) $45

Celebrate the new year in style with express entry to L.A. Zoo Lights, a dinner buffet that includes soft drinks and dessert, a carousel ride, games, dance party, live broadcast of the Times Square ball drop, and more.

Find unique, hand-crafted gifts from local artisans at our Winter Wild Weekends, Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., November 30 through December 22. Learn More >

Holiday ADOPT Package – $65

This year’s holiday ADOPT package features festive reindeer and the endangered Asian elephant. Priced at $65, this package includes a personalized ADOPT certificate, a photo-factsheet of your adopted animal, a window decal, and your choice of an eight-inch reindeer or Asian elephant plush animal. All our resident animals are available for ADOPTion, and all gifts are fully tax-deductible! Proceeds support the 40-plus international conservation projects in which the Zoo participates, helping to save rare and endangered species.

Condor Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes Tours – Starting at $75


Get a fun, informative, insider’s view at how we care for Zoo residents, and how this very important work helps us save animal species here at home and around the world.

L.A. Zoo Lights Overnight Adventure – $85

November 23/24, December 7/8, December 14/15, January 4/5

Includes a guided tour of L.A. Zoo Lights, meals (dinner, snack, and continental breakfast), indoor overnight “camping,” a beastly bedtime story, morning animal encounters, and more.

Keeper Bryan Martinez Training Blind Sea Lion Budd

Exclusive Animal Viewing and Keeper Talk – $250

Support your Zoo’s mission of connecting people with wildlife and make a donation to our annual fund by December 31.

When you make a year-end gift of $250 or more, you and one guest will be invited to join us for a special viewing at the Zoo. Your VIP invitation will enable you to enter the Zoo before regular hours to enjoy an exclusive keeper talk, animal viewing, and continental breakfast.

Safari Society – $1500+

Are you looking for a greater degree of involvement with the Los Angeles Zoo? Then the Safari Society is a perfect fit for you!

Safari Society participants are part of the ‘inner circle’ of L.A. Zoo supporters who enjoy special access to exhibits and programs plus a range of activities customized to meet their needs and interests. Joining the prestigious Safari Society entitles you to one year of exclusive benefits and privileges, including all the perks available to Zoo members.

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