These great gifts will delight the recipient and also help support the Zoo!

2015-11-05 Zoo Elle Mona Gladys 1546Feed Your Favorite Animal

“Tis the season of giving. Donate to support the care and feeding of your favorite animals! Looking for a zoo-nique gift? Make a donation in a loved one’s name.

It’s a goodwill giving challenge! Would you like to provide food for an animal for a meal, a day, a week? Donate an amount (of your choice) to go toward the care and feeding of your favorite animal.

Feed your favorite animal
Toy DriveCK Giraffe

The Cincinnati Zoo is holding a toy drive for our friends at Rockdale Academy. Now through Dec. 10th we will be accepting new/unwrapped gifts for children between 4-12 years old at the gift shop in Vine Street Village. The Zoo gift shop has many great options but we also accept outside donations too! Browse the 2015 Holiday Gift Guide here.

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Fennec PupAdult Classes

For adult wildlife enthusiasts our in-depth adult classes provide thought-provoking learning along with a good time. From our photography classes to garden “how to” programs, come discover the wealth of knowledge and experiences that await you.

Purchase Classes
Animal Art

Masterpieces by elephants, goats, rhinos & red pandas. Order early to give the artists time to create art in time for holiday gift giving.
Purchase Animal Art 


Travel with the Zoo

Give the experience of a lifetime! Destinations scheduled for 2015 include Tanzania, Argentina and the Amazon (with optional extension to Lima, Cusco, Sacred Valley & Machu Picchu).

Book a Zoo Trip
bennettswallabyBehind-the-Scenes Experience

The perfect gift for the animal lover who has everything. Purchase a private behind-the-scenes experience!

Give This Experience 
Education Gift Certificates

Zoo Education Programs make a perfect gift. Let the gift recipient choose from our wide range of offerings for kids, families & adults.
Get Gift Certificates


entryplaza-31Pave the Way

Vine Street Village opened in spring 2009 and created a true sense of arrival for every Zoo visitor. Put your “footprint” on our new entry by purchasing a commemorative brick to be placed along the pathway into the Zoo.

Purchase Your Brick 
Donation to the Zoo

Support the care and feeding of your favorite animals by making a donation to the Zoo.

Donate to the Zoo
Holiday A.D.O.P.T

A.D.O.P.T. your favorite animal by making a donation.  Comes with an A.D.O.P.T.ion certificate and other bonuses for different levels of donation.

A.D.O.P.T an Animal
Zoo Membership

Who wouldn’t love a Cincinnati Zoo membership? This is truly a gift that keeps on giving.
Give a Membership  


takingrootTaking Root

Taking Root is a Program to assist with reforestation efforts throughout the Tri-State area. Each dollar of your donation represents one tree seedling that will be made available to volunteers during tree planting events in the coming year. We will provide you with an certificate you can even forward to the recipient!

Donate a Tree!