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


  • 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.
  • Invitations to exclusive private previews and events
  • 15 % discount on food and concessions
  • 15 % discount at the Zoo Shop
  • $30 Zoo Camp Discount
  • Discounted Boo! at the Zoo tickets
  • Discounted Zoo Lights tickets
  • $1 off rides on the “Fuzzy-Go-Round” Carousel
  • $50 birthday party discount
  • 15 % discount on facility rentals
  • 15 % discount on guest tickets
  • 20% OFF general admission ticket to any Ripley’s Attraction in Gatlinburg and Sevierville, TN
  •  $5 off Navitat Canopy Adventures for up to four people at Ijams Nature Center
  • $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

$140 Family Membership

Includes up to 2 adults and 4 children of a single household.

$47 Adult Membership

Includes one named adult.

$21 Child Membership

Includes one child ages 4-12. Children under 4 are free.

$36 Senior Membership

Includes one adult ages 65 and over.


$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.


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