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

CK Giraffe

Toy Drive

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!

NEW! Custom Photo Products

bonobocardprintforpurposeThis year Zoo supporters can order note cards, postcards, wall posters, etc… using your own photos or a library of our favorite Cincinnati Zoo animal photos. 25% of each purchase you make in the Print for a Purpose Zoo web store will go directly to help the Zoo. Order Photo Products


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! 


Fennec PupPhotography Classes
The Zoo is a great place to learn to be a shutterbug! During this 4 part series, Brian Jorg, Zoo Horticulturist and professional photographer, will walk you through the fundamentals of SLR digital photography and how to apply this new knowledge to photographing wildlife and landscapes. This is the perfect holiday gift!

Purchase the series, or just one class today! 

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


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


Zoo Shop
The Zoo Shop, located in Vine Street Village, carries a wide range of items to commemorate your trip to the Zoo and also stocks practical items to make your visit more enjoyable!  


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

Donate to the Zoo


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


flowersLandscaping Series

Our Landscaping for the Homeowner Series (or individual classes), taught by our expert horticulture staff, makes a great gift.

Purchase Landscaping Classes

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