You’re invited to join the Zoo or renew your membership as a member of our Keeper Circle – an exclusive opportunity allowing you to make a charitable gift to your Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden while enjoying unique membership benefits that connect you to the Zoo in brand new ways.  Your tax-deductible contributions help keep us one of the top-rated Zoos in the country and support the Zoo’s vision “to inspire every visitor with wildlife every day.”

Keeper Circle memberships begin with gifts of $275. Join or upgrade your membership today!

All Keeper Circle Donor levels include the benefits of a Gold Membership (year-round membership, parking, unlimited rides, six 4D Theater passes), plus special events and added benefits scaled by level. 

Guidelines for all Keeper Circle Donor Card Holders:

  • Membership is for two adults sharing the same household.
  • Dependent unmarried children/ grandchildren age 18 and under can be included on the card.
  • Named cardholder must accompany all guests.  Card is non-transferable.
  • Parking is included for one vehicle, per membership, per day.

Membership Categories

Keeper Circle $275-$499

  • Unlimited FREE admission to the Zoo for your family and up to 4 additional guests (named cardholder must accompany all guests)
    • FREE parking
    • FREE unlimited rides on the Zoo Train and Conservation Carousel 
    • 8 FREE guest passes
    • 6 FREE passes to the 4-D Special FX Theater
    • FREE subscription to our quarterly e-newsletter
    • Discounts at all food and gift shop locations
    • Invitations to exclusive Keeper Circle member only early morning and evening Zoo adventures


Keeper Circle Silver $500-$749

  • All the benefits of the Keeper Circle plus 10 FREE guest passes

Keeper Circle Gold $750-$999

  • All the benefits of the Keeper Circle plus 12 FREE guest passes

Thank you for supporting your zoo!

Learn more about supporting your Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, including information on our Andrew Erkenbrecher Society for distinguished donors, Leaving a Legacy through a planned gift, Corporate Sponsorship and our A.D.O.P.T. an Animal Program.