Save money. Have fun. Support the zoo!

Are you ready for a full year of wild adventures? Become a Potter Park Zoo member! Members receive free standard admission, discounts at our gift shop, concessions and much more. Best of all, you are making a lasting impact on wildlife conservation – for now and for years to come!


One named adult (one card)

One Adult Family

One named adult + children in household and/or grandchildren under 18 (one card)

Two Adult Family

Two named adults + children in household and/or grandchildren under 18 (two cards)

Basic Level Benefits

  • Unlimited standard admission* to the zoo for one year
  • Free or discounted admission to over 100 AZA accredited zoos and aquariums nationwide**
  • 10% Discount at the AniMall Gift Shop and Concessions throughout the zoo
  • Discounts on Sundown Safari Family Camping and Zookambi Summer Camp
  • E-mail newsletter, announcing exciting happenings throughout the year!
  • Membership renewal discount if you renew online***
  • Special “Members Only Party” at the zoo
  • Discounted admissions to Wine & Stein
  • Plus Additional member-only opportunities announces as they become available
*Standard admission refers to daily hours of operation on non-event days
**This discount is typically 50 percent 
***$5 off Basic; $10 off Deluxe; $15 off Premium 


Deluxe Level Benefits

  • All Basic member benefits PLUS
  • Free parking for one vehicle per visit at Potter Park Zoo
  • Free admission to Boo at the Zoo and Wonderland of Lights events


Premium Level Benefits

  • All Basic and Deluxe member benefits PLUS
  • 6 One-Time-Use Guest Passes
  • 15% Discount (instead of 10 %) at the AniMall Gift Shop and Concessions
  • Two e-tickets to Spring Wine and Stein
  • One Guided Tour for 4 people offered in April, June, August and September


Add on to any Membership

Unnamed Adult :  $15 each (up to 2 per membership)

  • “Unnamed Adult” card will be issued.
  • To add an UNNAMED GUEST CARD to an existing membership, please either call 517-342-2717 or visit the zoo’s Welcome Center.


NEW perk for all Potter Park Zoo Members! 

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