Holiday Giving Ideas

Looking for unique gifts to spread that holiday cheer?
We’ve got you covered.

Did you know your purchases on Amazon can help the Zoo? 
The AmazonSmile program, through, donates 0.5 percent of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the Phoenix Zoo when you select our charitable organization (Arizona Center for Nature Conservation). Connecting your account is easy– in just a few minutes, you’ll be on your way to helping the Zoo, while enjoying your Amazon purchases!
1. Memories| ZooLights

This year, ZooLights shines with millions of lights, a three-story lighted tree, hundreds of glimmering light displays, lakeside Music-in-Motion shows and more! Purchase tickets online and save $2 per ticket! Members save even more!

General Tickets  Member Tickets

2. Fun & Education| Camps & Programs for Kids & Adults

The Phoenix Zoo offers a variety of hands-on, educational camps and programs for children, teens and adults. Programs such as Lunch with a Keeper and Photography Walkabouts provide unique experiences for everyone. Be sure to check out all of our options and see which one is right for you!

Kids  Adults

3. Jewelry| Charity Charms

Check out these “Charming” bracelets! Handcrafted from stone beads and recycled pewter ZOO charms. Phoenix Zoo charm jewelry is available at Desert Marketplace gift shop and Zoo special events. Bracelets and charms may also be ordered by calling 602.286.3800 X7342 or email the Phoenix Zoo Auxiliary at 
  ***Each bracelet may vary as stones of the earth vary
4. A Year of Fun| Membership

Becoming a Phoenix Zoo member opens a world of wonder all year long! Not only do you enjoy all the member benefits, you also give the Zoo a brighter future. We have membership packages to fit any lifestyle. Become a member of the Zoo online, by calling 602.914.4393 or by visiting our membership booth at the Zoo.

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5. Sponsor an Animal| Wildlife Champions
You can give a gift that makes a difference to the big cat lover in your life this holiday season! When you sponsor a cat like a lion, tiger, or cheetah, you’ll be making an impact on real animals all around the globe. You can also choose between other animals such as giraffes, elephants, orangutans and more!

Sponsor an Animal

6. Your Personal Guide| Discovery Tours

The Discovery Tour is a 90-minute guided tour through the Zoo in one of our eco-shuttles. You’ll be able to hop on and off the cart for closer viewing and for photo opportunities throughout the tour. Discovery Tours only visit the guest viewing areas of exhibits and does not include behind-the-scenes areas.

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7. Online Shopping| Clothing, Novelties and More

Desert Marketplace is the spot for one-of-a-kind souvenirs to remember your visit to the Phoenix Zoo. You’ll find clothing for kids and adults, hats, jewelry, artwork, toys, books, stuffed animals and so much more!

Desert Marketplace is open during normal Zoo business hours, or you can shop online!

Shop Online


8. Inspire| Gift a Donation
Have a “hard to shop for” person on your list? Consider a gift to honor them! This holiday season help someone create a lasting connection to wildlife and empower them to take positive action for animals. (And it’s tax-deductible too!)

Donate Today