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2023 Valentine's Day Gift Guide

This Valentine’s Day give a gift that is as wild as your love!

Annual memberships - Starting at $65

Give the gift of Zoo Boise all year long!

Did you know – Part of every admission goes directly to help protect animals in the wild.

Zoo Boise membership Benefits:

  • Unlimited admission to Zoo Boise for one year.
  • One year free or reduced admission to other participating zoos (please consult the AZA reciprocal list for more information).
  • Zoo Boise members also receive free admission to Zoo Idaho in Pocatello.
  • Subscription to our e-newsletter.
  • Exclusive pass holder entrance to signature events: Easter EGGstravaganza & Boo at the Zoo.
  • Discounts on other fun zoo events.
  • Discounts on education programs and purchases in the Zootique gift shop!

Zoo Boise memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Purchasing a membership for someone else?

Renew or Purchase Membership as a Gift Here

Purchasing a membership for your household?

Renew or Purchase Your Membership Here

If you’d like to pick up your gift, it must be scheduled with a Friends of Zoo Boise staff member at least 24 hours prior to pick up. Please send an EMAIL or call 208-608-7765 to schedule.

Adopt An Animal - Starting at $25

Add a member of our family to yours today! Become a part of our wonderful and wild zoo family.  As a zoo parent, you will have the satisfaction of knowing you’re helping Zoo Boise and making a contribution to the welfare of the many animals that call Zoo Boise home. Administered by the Friends of Zoo Boise, Adopt an Animal funds are used to provide special animal care, enrichment, special diets, minor exhibit improvements, and zoo keeper training.

A special Valentine’s Adopt An Animal package is available!

Purchase an Adopt An Animal Today

Adults Only Event Tickets

Wine Safari – Enjoy tastes of wine from around the world, while also experiencing VIP animal talks, tours, and experiences. Light appetizers will be provided.

Woo at the Zoo – Dinner, dessert, drinks, chocolate, and you’ll learn all the intimate secrets of exotic animal dating and mating.

Sunset at the Zoo – An evening of fun activities, up close animal encounters, and seasonal appetizers.

ZooLaLa – Take a tour of our zoo’s Lovers Lane as we delve into the dramatic love lives our animals. Includes dinner, dessert, a complimentary glass of champagne or sparkling cider, and a commemorative photo.

See the Entire list of events here

Name a Cockroach - Starting at $20

Can your love survive anything, just like a cockroach?

Show your love by naming a Zoo Boise cockroach after that special someone, your best friend, or your favorite family member. After purchasing, we will email you the certificate and add the name to our website. Cockroach names must be approved by Zoo Boise staff. The cost is only $20!

Name a Cockroach Today

Private Animal Experiences - Starting at $30

Zoo Boise offers a variety of different private animal experiences for your group to enjoy.

Learn More About Private Animal Experiences Here

Purchase a Commemorative Tile

This is your chance to have your name or someone specials name on a tile at the zoo. We have a special opportunity for you to purchase a wall tile that will be placed near the red panda exhibit at Zoo Boise.

Learn More and Purchase a Tile Here

Online Gift Shop - Toys, Books, Apparel, & Souvenirs

Find that perfect gift!

The Zootique Gift Shop carries a great assortment of fun and educational souvenirs, clothing, toys and more, with a wildlife and environmental theme. You don’t need to purchase a zoo admission ticket to visit the gift shop, just enter the gift shop from their door.

Friends of Zoo Boise members receive a 10% discount on all Zootique purchases! A portion of all sales go to support the Friends of Zoo Boise.

Click Here to Shop Online

Gifts for the Zoo Animals

The Zoo Boise animal residents have created an Amazon Wish List of what they’d like this Valentine’s Day.

View the Amazon Wish List Here