Detroit Zoo Events


Memberfest @ Detroit ZooWho has the best members in town?

We do! The Detroit Zoological Society invites you to attend our annual MemberFest. Come visit your favorite animals up close and observe all of their extra activities at twilight. To show our appreciation for your support and patronage, we have planned an array of family-friendly activities for this members-only event.

To ensure a magical evening for everyone, we have twoMemberFest nights.



  • Musical Performances
  • Live Entertainment
  • Keeper Talks
  • Great Animal Viewing Opportunities
  • Free Tauber Family Railroad Rides
  • Arts and Crafts
  • A Free Ride on the Carousel For Every $10 Spent on Concessions 
  • 20% Discount on Regular-priced Merchandise at the Gift Shops


 To ensure a magical evening for everyone, we ask that you plan on attending on the following night:

If your last name begins with A-L,
then plan on attending
DATE: Monday, August 4, 2014
TIME: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
If your last name begins with M-Z,
then plan on attending
DATE: Tuesday, August 5, 2014
TIME: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Please be aware that when you attend MemberFest, the Zoo closes at 5 p.m. The park is cleared of guests and re-opens at 6 p.m. for the event.

We look forward to showing you our appreciation during this special event. If you have questions, please call  (248) 541-5717 and press 9.