Membership Benefits

  • Unlimited admission during regular Zoo hours
  • Free admission to Stingray Bay
  • Discount on giraffe feeding at Twiga Terrace
  • A 10% discount at all Fresno Chaffee Zoo gift shops and cafés
  • Digital ZooNews magazine and exclusive content
  • Discounted rates on Education programs
  • Monthly Member Perk
  • Free -OR- Discounted admission to over 120 AZA reciprocal zoos and aquariums nationwide
  • Discounted rates on birthday parties and special events
  • Reciprocal Zoo List

Fresno County residents receive $10 off any level of membership with zip code verification (may not be combined with other discounted offers). Discount can only by applied with phone and in-person orders (discount not available online). Discount not valid on gift memberships. This discount is made possible through Measure Z. 

Auto-renewals will only apply to the base-level cost of memberships and will exclude any add-ons and/or Fresno County resident discount. If you would like to purchase the Extra Adult add-on or apply the Fresno County resident discount to your membership, please email our Membership Department at, call us at (559) 498-5921, or visit our Membership Center during your next visit.

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Young Fresno Chaffee Zoo Society

Join the next generation of supporters and experience the zoo in a whole new way. The Young Fresno Chaffee Zoo Society invites young families, professionals, and philanthropists between the ages of 21 to 40 years old to be part of a new exclusive donor club. As a member, you’ll get a unique perspective and contribute to our growth as a world class zoo.

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Patron Benefits

Build on the civic legacy of community support to continue building a world-class zoo that provides expert animal care to the animals at the Zoo while also working to conserve species in their natural habitats. Patrons receive benefits like annual unlimited admission during regular Zoo hours and numerous exclusive benefits like a behind-the-scenes tour only available to Patrons. Click on the tabs below to choose the appropriate contribution for you, and become a Fresno Chaffee Zoo Patron today!

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Corporate Membership Program

Support the Zoo in a meaningful way while providing your organization with exclusive benefits!

If you have any questions, please call our Membership office at 559-498-5921.

Memberships are non-refundable and non-transferrable. Misuse may result in forfeiture.

A portion of your membership could be considered tax-deductible subject to general limitations applicable to your personal circumstances. Please visit or contact your financial advisor for tax-deduction eligibility.