Holiday Gifts for 2018

The Louisville Zoo Gift Shop can take you and your loved ones on an incredible wildlife adventure this holiday season. Our educational toys and books can help you and your little ones discover together the world of animals and creatures living on our planet.

From lions to lemurs, the Louisville Zoo has like-life plush sure to spark imaginations and fun play times. Watch your children as they learn and start to explore the role of animals in nature. Them them play zoo keeper and create their own zoo!


Have fun together through the gift of music! Our fair trade area features a vast collection of handmade musical instruments. You can enjoy hours of entertainment together playing beautiful handcrafted conga drums, karimbas, flutes and maraca shakers.


Need something extra special? Give them a one-of-a-kind gift that helps people and wildlife! These ornaments are hand stitched in small villages and adorned with sequins and other shining details to make the best collectible souvenir ornaments around. Plus, a portion of the proceeds are donated to help an endangered species.


Make their days a little wilder with Louisville Zoo notebooks, cozy throw blankets and reusable totes and tumblers — sure to bring a little more fun to their everyday routine!

There’s something for everyone at the Zoo! Present your Zoo Membership to receive 10 percent off all regular price purchases. The Main Plaza Gift Shop is open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission to the Zoo is not required to shop. Our friendly staff provides a relaxing environment to help you find the best way to brighten up someone’s holiday. Open all year except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day!