Member Specials

Special offers change periodically and are not guaranteed past any dates/times listed below. Many thanks to our partners for making some of these program available to Louisville Zoo members.

Stage One

Stage One presents Lilly's Plastic PurseZoo Member Discount! Receive up to 30% off to
StageOne Family Theatre’s Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse
Lilly is the queen, she likes everything! This precocious little mouse loves school, she loves her boots, and she loves her new purple plastic purse. When everyone is too busy with her new baby brother to admire her new purse, Lilly learns some hard lessons in patience, and the downside of being selfish. Perfect for ages 4-8, Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse is a delight for the whole family! In partnership with Stage One Family Theatre, Zoo Members can save up to 30% off single tickets using your special promo code: ZOOFRIENDS to purchase tickets for $15 (Adult rate) and $10 (Children 12 and under.)  For tickets, call 502.584.7777, go to, or visit the Kentucky Center Box Office.

Performance Dates
Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse
May 9 and 16, 11 a.m. & 2.p.m.*
Kentucky Center, Bomhard Theater
*May 9, 11 am – Sensory Friendly Performance

Zoo Adventure Ropes Courses

Members get a discount on the super fun ropes courses. For more information, click here

Newport Aquarium

$3 off full price adult or child admission
(Offer valid through 12/31/2015)
Current Louisville Zoo Members can receive $3.00 off full price adult or child admission to the Newport Aquarium when you present your valid Louisville Zoo membership at the Newport Aquarium ticket window. This offer can not be combined with any other coupons or discounts, is not valid for online ticket purchases and is not redeemable for cash.

You’ll be amazed at all there is to see and do at the Newport Aquarium. You’ll experience the most amazing collection of aquatic creatures around including our extremely rare Shark Rays Sweet Pea and Scooter – stars of the first Shark Ray Breeding Program in the world. You can go behind the scenes for a Penguin Encounter where you can touch our playful African penguins. You can even pet sharks. Visit for more info.

Louisville MEGA Cavern

The MEGA Cavern is owned and operated by Louisville Underground, a separate for-profit organization. The entrance is located near the Zoo and K-Mart off Taylor Ave.

Louisville Zoo members can receive:

  • $2 off the price of a Louisville MEGA Cavern Tram Tour
  • $10 off Mega Zips Monday – Thursday.

Not valid with other discounts, special offers or Early Bird Specials. Ask for promo code ZOOMEMBER – valid online and with phone reservations.

One discounts is offered for each person covered on your membership. Just present your card at the MEGA Cavern ticket office at 1841 Taylor Avenue to receive your discount. Not valid with other promotions or discounts. Phone 502-855-6342 for details.

Join the Norton Healthcare Get Healthy Walking Club for ZooWalkers

March 1 – October 31
Mondays-Sundays from 8-9:15 a.m. and exit the Zoo by 9:30 a.m.
For more information and restrictions about the program, click here.

Walk your way to better health! Thanks to the generosity of Norton Healthcare, this wonderful program is free and benefits include the Best Foot Forward Kit, route and distance information for the Zoo and other sites, and quarterly issues of Get Healthy magazine.

Call to register: 502-629-1234 or for information on other Norton Healthcare Get Healthy Walking Club activities throughout the year.