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Member Week at ZooLights

  • FONZ members on conservation carousel during ZooLights

FONZ Member Week

FONZ members enjoy a full week of exclusive perks at ZooLights, from Dec. 3 through Dec. 10, including a set of coupons for tubing, train, carousel rides, and an exclusive glow-in-the-dark wristband. Plus, FREE parking* all week! Renew or upgrade your membership during ZooLights and get a free panda tote bag!

*Members must present their membership card and matching photo ID to redeem parking, and to receive coupon pack and member giveaways. Coupons and giveaways are available at any guest services information booth while supplies last. All offers are only applicable Dec. 3 through Dec. 10. Parking during all other weeks of ZooLights is half-off for members.

FONZ Members-only Lounge

On the two Saturday evenings during Member Week of ZooLights, Dec. 3 and Dec. 10, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., the Elephant Community Center will be transformed into the FONZ Member Lounge. Inside this exclusive space, FONZ members can warm up while enjoying complimentary drinks, festive goodies, a special view of the elephants, and interpreter talks.

Please note: A FONZ membership card and matching photo ID are required for admission. Location subject to change in the event of inclement weather or animal care needs.

During all other weeks of ZooLights, members receive half off the full price for parking. Additionally, members receive a discount and first access to BrewLights and Date Night tickets. BrewLights will take place on Dec. 1 and Date Night is Dec. 8.

Getting to and from ZooLights

Members get FREE parking* all week during member week! Parking during all other nights of ZooLights is half-off for members. All parking is available on a first come first served basis. We recommend arriving early or taking public transportation on busy weekend nights. Event sponsor, Lyft, is offering rideshare services for ZooLights guests. Lyft will be available at the Connecticut Avenue and Harvard Street entrances for pickups and drop offs.

Lyft will be providing up to $30 in ride credit for new users. Enter coupon code ZOOLIGHTS in the Promo tab of your app to enjoy $15 off your first two rides.