Woodland Park Zoo has something for everyone on your list, whether you're shopping for unforgettable zoo experiences or crafting the perfect DIY gift. You can also make a donation in the name of a loved one to support Woodland Park Zoo's animal care, education and conservation mission.


Shop for zoo gifts

Shop the ZooStore

Visit the ZooStore for unique gift ideas for everyone on your shopping list! We offer an array of items perfect for all the animal lovers in your troop. Plus, check out our wild assortment of ornaments in our Ornament Forest during WildLights!

Members receive a 15% discount in the ZooStore, December 5-7 and December 12-14, 2014 when you show your membership card. The discount is available during daytime and WildLights hours. 

Get ZooStore hours and locations


Give a zoo gift card

Gift cards may be loaded in any amount ($10 or more) and redeemed on grounds for zoo memberships, ZooStore purchases, admission tickets, ZooParent animal adoptions or at certain food service locations. Gift cards never expire and can be refilled and used over and over again! Gift cards purchased by December 12 will be mailed by December 19.

Or, purchase an eGift card! Choose from assorted holiday-themed images, customize your message and send it immediately, or schedule it to be emailed at a later date. 

Buy your gift cards online

Photo by Ryan Hawk/Woodland Park Zoo.

Adopt an animal with ZooParent

Animal adoptions are fun and they make great gifts! Show your support for Woodland Park Zoo's beautiful animals and make a difference—$5 from each ZooParent donation will directly support conservation efforts at the zoo and around the world! 

Or, pick up a giraffe adoption at either ZooStore today! As a ZooStore special only, you can purchase a giraffe adoption that includes a plush animal for $50.

Select an animal to start your ZooParent adoption



Buy a gift membership

It's the gift that gives all year long! Buy a gift membership and make the year more wild for your loved ones.

Give the gift of membership



Go behind the scenes for a Real Close tour

Is your loved one already a frequent zoo visitor or member? Then take their zoo experience to the next level with a behind-the-scenes Real Close tour. Go where only staff goes and see how the zoo operates! Winter tours explore the award-winning Northern Trail biome. Take a stroll behind the scenes to see the exhibits from the working side of the zoo, and learn how we care for, feed and train these magnificent animals.

Book a Real Close tour now



Explore Seattle with CityPASS

Save 47% and skip ticket lines at Seattle’s 5 best attractions. Seattle CityPASS includes admission to: Woodland Park Zoo, Space Needle, Seattle Aquarium, Argosy Cruises Seattle Harbor Tour, and Pacific Science Center OR The Museum of Flight. Valid 9 days.

Get your CityPASS now


DIY Sustainable Holiday Crafts

Our houses quickly fill up with waste during the holiday season with all of our shopping and party hosting. If you find your recycling bin overflowing, try some of these sustainable DIY holiday craft ideas that upcycle your waste to turn it into something fun and new! Decorate your home with these cute crafts, or give them as gifts.

Try these crafts at home with these helpful DIY instructions.


Burlap Gift Tag instructions

Magazine Tree instructions

Snow Globe instructions

Cork Tree Holiday Craft Bookmark Holiday Craft Twine Coaster Holiday Craft Reindeer Holiday Craft

Cork Tree

Corner Bookmark

Twine Coaster

Cork Reindeer




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