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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.

December 7 & 8
Long Winter’s Nap

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.

January 4 & 12
Who’s New at the Zoo?

Happy New Year! Meet our newest residents and learn more about them.

January 26 (8:30 a.m.)
Winter Wonders Garden Tour

In the heart of winter, many succulents are in bloom. Join us for an exploration of the Zoo’s dramatic desert plant collection and other early blooming plants.

February 1 & 9
Zoo-Pid Cupid

Strong, healthy male seeks attractive, young female. Live out of state? No problem! How do Zoo animals find the perfect mate? Learn how matchmaking works in the Zoo world.

Member Events

Young boy reaching out to touch a snake.

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.

December 7 (8:30–10 a.m.)
Member Appreciation Morning

Be the first to experience the Zoo as it wakes up! This exclusive morning is in honor of you- our members-who make the Zoo the special place that it is. Join us for an exclusive early morning for members-only. To RSVP for this event please phone 323/644-4770

Please bring your membership card and photo I.D.
Guest passes will not be honored.

December 7 (8–10 a.m.)
Breakfast with Santa

For an additional fee, enjoy a special breakfast with Santa Claus during Member Appreciation Morning. In addition to an exclusive engagement with Santa from 8 to 10 a.m., your ticket includes a delicious breakfast buffet (served 8-9:45 a.m.) and unlimited rides on the Tom Mankiewicz Conservation Carousel until 11 a.m. with your wristband. Space is limited. Other activities include face painting, holiday crafts, photo opportunity and flurries of snow.

Children under the age of 2 are free.

This event is for GLAZA Members. Check your email for your access code.

Public Events

Gorilla Opening Presents

Holiday Gift Guide 2019

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

Girl looking at lights

L.A. Zoo Lights

Through January 5 This not-to-be-missed nighttime holiday light experience features more light animals than ever before, spectacular new additions – both hand-crafted and high-tech – and returning favorites.

Behind the Scenes Tours

Weekends 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.

Member Discount Codes

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