Member Perks and Events

Exclusively for members

We love our members! Thank you so much for being a member! Here are a few of the perks – complimentary admission, complimentary admission to Jazzin' and our science pub series, special invitations to exclusive members events and much more. We couldn’t accomplish as much without you, our member family, so thank you! We hope to see you at Shedd soon.

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

Have a question? Email us!

Access Benefits

Supporter
• Access for one member
• Cardholder must be present on the day of visit to receive access to member benefits.

Partner
• Access for two people
• One cardholder must be present on the day of visit to receive access to member benefits

Family
• Access for two adults and all household children 18 and under
• One cardholder must be present on the day of visit to receive access to member benefits

Advocate
• Access for two adult cardholders, two adult guests and all household children 18 and under
• One cardholder must be present on the day of visit to receive access to member benefits.

Sponsor
• Access for two adult cardholders, three adult guests and all household children 18 and under
• One cardholder must be present on the day of visit to receive access to member benefits.

For info on higher membership levels and a full list of member benefits, please see our Become a Member page.

Member Events

Cold Waters, Warm Hearts - Sunday, June 19, 7 p.m.: Kurt Heizmann, assistant supervisor in our Marine Mammals department, will speak about his many experiences as a member of Shedd's Animal Response Team. After Kurt’s presentation, we hope you’ll stay for Jazzin’ at the Shedd. Enjoy jazz, food, drinks and fireworks over the lake. RSVP for Cold Waters, Warm Hearts here.

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.