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Member Tours

Docent-led tours are available to GLAZA members only and are free for everyone eligible on your membership. Please make reservations at least two weeks in advance. Meet in front of Reggie’s Bistro at 10:30 a.m., unless stated otherwise.

July 14
L.A. Zoo “Big Five” Safari

Africa is home to the Big Five: lion, African elephant, Cape buffalo, leopard, and rhinoceros. Come and meet our L.A. Zoo Big Five—you might be surprised!

August 17 (8-10 a.m.)
Wings of Summer Bird Walk

Have you met your wild neighbors? The Los Angeles Zoo is home to a variety of native birds. During this morning bird walk on Zoo grounds, we’ll introduce you to your avian neighbors and maybe spot an exotic visitor or two.

Member Events

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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 1 – 31
Member Appreciation Month

To show our appreciation to our members, we’re offering extra incentives and benefits during the month of August—stay tuned for more details!

August 4 (8:30 – 10 a.m.)
Member Appreciation Morning

Early morning is the ideal time to see many of the Zoo’s residents at their best, and GLAZA offers four opportunities a year for our members at all levels to explore the Zoo before it opens to the public. 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 23 (6 – 9 p.m.)
Members-Only Night: Zoorific Picnic

To express our appreciation for your support of the Zoo through your Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association membership, you are cordially invited to our second annual members-only picnic. This exclusive event is open to GLAZA members at all levels and features a DJ dance party, strolling costume characters, a game zone, face painting, and more! Please watch your inbox for an invitation with more details and RSVP information.

Public Events

Behind the Scenes Tours

Weekends Get a fun, informative peek into how we care for the 1,400 animals and 270 species that call the Zoo home. From preparing food to designing the perfect habitat, you’ll learn the inside story in ways few ever have.

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Roaring Nights

July 19 Talk about wild life: Our musical summer series (21+) delivers fun, fascinating explorations at the intersection of music, culture, and nature.

Brew at the Zoo

August 2 “L.A.’s most unique brew fest,” now in its ninth year. Sample local craft brews as well as ciders, wines, and more while enjoying music and animal fun after hours at the L.A. Zoo.

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