Spread the love this holiday season with a gift that gives back!
The holidays are right around the corner, so look no further than Elmwood Park Zoo for the perfect, meaningful gift. Our unique animal-themed gift ideas are sure to bring your loved ones joy, and they also support the quality care and conservation efforts we value at Elmwood Park Zoo!
Looking for that otterly perfect gift? Make a one-of-a-kind connection when you sign up for an exclusive otter feeding with our adorable river otter, Rocky. Or come face-to-face with our giraffe boys, Dhrouba, Gerald and Mokolo! All of our unique encounters bring guests closer to our animals and last longer than most visitors get to experience. The cost includes zoo admission, so you may enjoy the zoo before or after your experience.
Elmwood Park Zoo’s favorite family tradition, Wild Lights, returns this holiday season! With new lights and decorative attractions, and with more animals on exhibit, this year’s Wild Lights is sure to be brighter than ever! Each night of Wild Lights features live entertainment, unique animal encounters, performances, holiday music, and a chance to see Santa himself.
Purchase A Membership
Become a part of our growing family! Purchasing a yearly membership is one of the best ways to support the Zoo. Members enjoy special year-round discounts on events and animal feedings, free admission, admission discounts on reciprocal zoos around the country, and discounts on other businesses in the community! You can also purchase a yearly membership for a gift, at any level.
adopt an animal
When you become a ZooParent your donation goes to the direct care and feeding of select animals in the zoo's collection. ZooParents provide funds for the zoo to purchase special toys, treats and even food— anything from crickets to bales of hay! Included with your package is also special email updates about your specific animal. Remember a portion if your gift is tax deductible. Our adopt packages are a perfect gift for the animal lover in your life.
Visit our Nature shop
Our Nature Shop is located at the front of the Zoo and is packed with animal-themed toys and gifts, as well as exclusive Elmwood Park Zoo merchandise and apparel for the whole family! Zoo admission is not required to enter the Nature Shop.