• 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!

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Wild Parents
Sunday, April 10, 2016
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Parenting can be a tough job in the wild! Learn about how animals care for their young and how some parenting techniques can be wilder than ever!


A Share of the Pie: Charity Pie Night!
Friday, April 22, 2016
7 – 9 p.m.
Practical Art
5070 North Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85012
(Near the intersection of North Central Avenue and East Medlock Drive)

The featured charity will be the Phoenix Zoo! A $5 donation gets you a slice of a Vonceil’s Pies creation. A $10 donation or $25 purchase at the shop gets you as many in-house tastings as you’d like!

The delectable creations have previously included banana peanut butter cream and strawberry jalapeño. Bring your own plate or pick up a handmade one on the spot to keep things eco-conscious!

All donations and 10 percent of all sales will be donated to the Zoo.

Guardian Club and Antler Society New Member Breakfast
Guardian Club and Antler Society New Member Breakfast
Saturday, May 7, 2016
8:30 – 10 a.m.
Meet fellow Phoenix Zoo supporters and hear about the exciting projects that are happening throughout our organization. This is a great opportunity to introduce friends and family to the Zoo’s Guardian Club.


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The A B “Seas” of Sustainability
Thursday, June 23, 2016
6 – 8 p.m.
The Phoenix Zoo is a proud partner of Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch Program, dedicated to raising consumer awareness about the importance of buying seafood from sustainable sources. Bring your family and enjoy interactive activities relating to the role we play in protecting our oceans.