Member Perks

Exclusively for members

Your membership unlocks hidden adventures and opportunities for you to engage with Shedd. From our special members events, to our exclusive members-only communications, we bring you the inside scoop because your dollars support the work that we do within our walls and around the world. Learn more about what a Shedd membership has in store for you!

Don't forget to check out our 2014 Members Guide!

Upcoming Promotions and Events

Holiday Breakfast at Shedd
Join us for breakfast, a screening of The Polar Express 4-D Experience and a meet-and-greet with Santa. Afterwards, you can explore Shedd's children's exhibit, Polar Play Zone, and finish your special day with reserved seats to the Holiday One World show. Three dates are available: Dec. 7, 13 and 20, and members get an exclusive discount! Get more details here. 

Shedd Members Ghirardelli Discount
From now until Dec. 31, 2014, Shedd members will receive 10% off their purchase at Ghirardelli store in both the Chicago and Pleasant Prairie locations. Members need to show valid Shedd Member ID. 

Matching Gift Program
Double your impact during the holidays with our matching gift program! Learn more here.

Member Events

Keep a watchful eye on your e-mail throughout the year for updated information on exclusive member events! You can always check back here for the latest details as well.

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.
Members guide: Annual publication with beautiful photos and inspiring stories about the impact of your support.