Member Perks

Exclusively for members

We love our members! Thank you so much for being a member! After donating your fully tax deductible gift to Shedd, we do our best to thank you. Here are a few of the perks – complimentary admission and ability to pick your show times in advance, complimentary admission to Jazzin and our science pub series, special invites to member exclusive events and much more. We couldn’t accomplish as much with you, our member family, so thank you! We hope to see you at Shedd soon.

Just for members, receive 10% off in our online store with the promo code TREEFROG.

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Upcoming Promotions and Events

February is Member Appreciation Month!

In addition to our standard member savings, during February our members get even more! Throughout February, be sure to check out these exclusive offers:

Discounted Extraordinary Experiences must be purchased between February 1-28, 2017. Available for any Behind-the-Scenes Tour or Trainer for the Day experience from February 3 through April 30, 2017. No gift certificates available, a date must be chosen for the Extraordinary Experience at time of purchase. Membership must be active at time of use.

Member Events

Asleep with the Fishes Overnights - Spring into a new season with a sleepover at Shedd! At our Asleep with the Fishes overnights, you'll spend the night exploring the aquarium to learn about animals through a scavenger hunt, an aquatic presentation and our Amphibians special exhibit. Members receive $15 off each ticket! Overnights are on Jan. 27, Feb. 10, Feb. 24, Mar. 10, Mar. 24, and Apr. 7, 2017

Saturday, January 21, 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. “Winter Waddles” Member Event: Stop by the Polar Play Zone and learn more about our penguins with fun activities for the whole family!

Saturday, February 4, 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. “Love is in the Air…and the Water”  Member Morning Coffee: We love our members! Join us in Soundings Café for coffee and light refreshments at this event to kick off Member Appreciation Month! Activities will include crafts, games, and animal encounters!

Saturday, February 11, Time 9:30 a.m. “Ellie’s Anniversary” Marine Mammal Chat:  Join us for a special chat focusing on our newest rescued Sea Otter, Ellie, as she celebrates her one year anniversary here at Shedd. Q&A session follows presentation.

Saturday, February 18, 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. “Whale of a Time” Member Morning Coffee:  We welcome our members to join us in Bubblenet Café as we celebrate World Whale Day with light refreshments, crafts and fun games for the whole family!

Saturday, February 25 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Connection to the Collection: Rivers - Members are welcome to join us for an exclusive hour learning about the inhabitants of our Rivers exhibit.

Members communications

First Look!: Your exclusive inside scoop on a variety of animal stories and programs.
E-news: Monthly highlights of what's happening at Shedd.