• Guardian Club
  • Guardian Events

The Guardian Club is comprised of philanthropic individuals who are committed to animal conservation, education and the future of a financially strong Phoenix Zoo.

Guardian Club levels of donation:

Director Circle             $1,250 – $2,499
President Circle           $2,500 – $4,999
Chairman Circle          $5,000 – $9,999
Maytag Circle               $10,000 or more

Benefits for Guardian Members:

  • Complimentary daytime admission for family and guests when accompanied by Guardian member
  • Complimentary Safari Train, Carousel and Camel rides and admission to Stingray Bay
  • Donor appreciation dinner at ZooLights
  • 10% discount at Zoo snack bars and 15% on venue rental
  • Donor recognition on Zoo grounds
  • Invitations to exclusive Guardian events, exclusive Zoo previews and Black Tie events
  • Voting Privileges in the Arizona Center for Nature Conservation and invitation to the ACNC Annual Meeting

All Memberships Include These Additional Benefits:

Admission Benefits

Discount Benefits

  • 10% off merchandise and souvenirs at Zoo gift stores
  • Discount on Zoo admission tickets, Giraffe Encounter, Stingray Bay, Carousel, Safari Train and Camel ride tickets
  • Advance ticket offers and discounts for Zoo events
  • Discount on birthday parties, camps and educational programs
  • Rental discounts on strollers, wheelchairs and boats

Additional Benefits

  • Subscription to Wild Times, the official Zoo magazine
  • Monthly e-mail updates and news from the Zoo’s zNews
  • Exclusive invitations to Members-Only events and exhibit premieres
  • Advance notice of Zoo events and happenings
  • Members-Only Preview Nights of ZooLights (admission fees apply)
  • Special Zoo Member subscription rate for Raising Arizona Kids Magazine
  • Full or partial tax deduction and support for a great non-profit organization while enjoying your wonderful Zoo all year!

Visit our Membership Page & Become a Guardian Club Member Today!


Guardian Club and Antler Society ZooLights Reception
Sunday, November 22, 2015
6 – 9 p.m.

Join us for this annual preview of ZooLights, while enjoying delicious food and drinks with fellow Phoenix Zoo supporters.


Arizona Center for Nature Conservation Annual Meeting
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
5 – 8 p.m.

Hear a “year in review” of strides and accomplishments made by the Phoenix Zoo in 2015; followed by a reception with our Board of Trustees and Staff.


Coffee and Conservation
Saturday, December 12, 2015
8:30 – 10 a.m.

The Phoenix Zoo is proud to be one of only a handful of facilities to exhibit California condors. Come enjoy your morning coffee and learn about these amazing birds and how they have been able to recover from the brink of extinction.


zHarmony: Courtship in the Animal Kingdom
Thursday, February 11, 2016
6 – 8 p.m.

Fancy dances, bizarre behaviors, and even some trickery; animals have some wild ways they exhibit interest in the opposite sex. Join the Phoenix Zoo and learn about what some animals will do to find their match!

Note: due to mature subject matter, this is recommended as a 21 and over event.