Member Month

Thank you for being a Santa Barbara Zoo Member!

Your support means a lot to us, so we’re celebrating YOU the entire month of October.

Take advantage of:

  • Exclusive Zoo experiences
  • Members-only Zoo discounts
  • Members-only savings at local businesses

We look forward to seeing you at the Zoo!

Not a Member? Join online today!

Behind-the-Scenes Experiences

Every week in October there are exclusive behind-the-scenes experiences just for Santa Barbara Zoo Members.  Each experience is available for a limited number of people (see below for more details). All participants must wear closed-toed shoes, schedule is subject to change, and some experiences are only suitable for guests at least 6 years of age.

Sign up online; spots are first-come, first-served. For more information, please contact Victoria by email or phone (805) 962-5339, ext. 114.

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♥ participants must be 6+ years of age 

Friday, October 4 at 1:00 PM
African Spurred Tortoise
6 people max.
Friday, October 4 at 2:00 PM
Anteater Behind the Scenes
6 people max.
Monday, October 7 at 11:00 AM
Lion Training Wall♠
6 people max.
Monday, October 7 at 2:00 PM
Porcupine Behind the Scenes
6 people max.
Friday, October 11 at 11:00 AM
Penguin Fish Toss
10 people max.
Friday, October 11 at 2:00 PM
Giraffe Behind the Scenes
8 people max.
Monday, October 14 at 2:00 PM
Amur Training Wall♥
6 people max.
Monday, October 21 at 2:00 PM
Giraffe Behind the Scenes
8 people max.
Friday, October 25 at 1:00 PM
Otter Behind the Scenes
6 people max.
Friday, October 25 at 2:00 PM
Penguin Fish Toss
10 people max.
Monday, October 28 at 1:00 PM
Eeeww! Behind the Scenes
6 people max.
Monday, October 28 at 2:00 PM
Island Fox Behind the Scenes♠♥
6 people max.
Monday, October 28 at 3:00 PM
Flamingo Feeding Experience
6 people max.

Zoo Deals

  • $100 off birthday party booked for any date in 2019-2020 as long as the reservation is made during the month of October 2019. Use promo code MEMPRTY when booking.

Valid for the month of October 2019. 

Local Deals for Members

Check out these great offers from local businesses. To participate, present your SB ZOO membership card and photo ID at the business.

  • Islands Restaurants; $5 off purchase of $25 or more
  • My Gym Ventura: two free weeks of classes, plus %50 off membership with enrollment
  • Sterling Silver Comics: 20% off purchases (consignment/sale items excluded)
  • Supercuts (Ontare Plaza only): 25% off  a haircut
  • Surf Connection: 10% off purchases

Valid during October 2019 only.