Holiday Gift Guide

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!



Animal Encounters

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.

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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.

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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.


Call us at 800.652.4143 or email