Zoo Knoxville Memberships include unlimited visits to the zoo and free parking for an entire year.  


  • FREE admission and parking 362 days a year.
  • Special Invitations to exclusive events and private previews.
  • 50 percent discount on admission to more than 130 zoos and aquariums across the U.S. and Canada. Click here to view the 2020 Reciprocal List. (2021 list will update soon!)
  • 15% discount on daily Zoo-it-All wristbands. Good for unlimited Train and Carousel rides day of visit.
  • 15 % off general admission guest tickets.
  • 15 % discount at the Zoo Shop and all retail locations.
  • !5% discount at all restaurants and food stands.
  • Zoo Camp Discounts and early registration capabilities.
  • Discounts on after-hours events such as BOO! at the Zoo, Zoo Lights, and more.
  • $2 off rides on the “Fuzzy-Go-Round” Carousel.
  • $50 birthday party discount.
  • 15 % discount on facility rentals (Excluding weddings.)
  • 15 % discount on guest tickets.
  • $5 off admission to Dollywood and Dollywood Splash Country, including unlimited visits and up to four discounted admissions each visit
  • AAA members and active and retired military members receive $5 off memberships*

*AAA and military discounts available at the Zoo Knoxville membership booth only.

Membership Options

$170 Two-Named Adult Membership

Includes two named adults and up to 6 unnamed children or grandchildren. Children 2 and under are free.

$125 One-Named Adult Membership

Includes one named adult and up to 6 unnamed children or grandchildren. Children 2 and under are free.

$55 Individual Membership

Includes one named adult.

$45 Senior Membership

Includes one Senior ages 65 and over.

$30 Student Membership

Includes any college student with current valid college ID.


$250+ Circle of Friends

Become more connected to Zoo Knoxville and its mission. Our Circle of Friends is the perfect way to show your support of the zoo’s core programs—animal care, education and conservation—and enjoy very unique donor privileges. Circle of Friends memberships begin at $250 and include behind-the-scenes opportunities at $500 and above.



For information about Zoo Knoxville’s Affordable Access Membership Program, call 865-935-8546.

Already a pass holder? Take advantage of our upgrades:


Add one unnamed guest to your membership for just $50. The guest may not use the annual pass and must be accompanied by a primary member listed on the card. Limit one guest per pass. (Can’t be applied to child membership.)


Gift cards and upgrades are available by contacting our Membership Department at 865-637-5331 ext. 1011 or