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Safari through the grasslands and explore Garden City's favorite family destination: Lee Richardson Zoo!

Every membership to the Friends of Lee Richardson Zoo is packed with adventure and a full year's worth of drive-thru admission-free fun. Lee Richardson Zoo is committed to providing the highest quality care for our animal residents. Your gift directly supports efforts to enhance animal habitats and improve the quality of life for our animal ambassadors. 

Cheese, Fruit & Cracker Appetizers

Beef Brisket & Pulled Pork

Baked Potato 

Sweet "N" Smoky Beans

Texas Toast

Garden Salad


Beverage Assortment


Friends Annual Banquet 
February 15, 2020

To recap the previous year, Friends of Lee Richardson Zoo will hosts the "Annual Dinner Meeting" at the Finnup Center for Conservation Education.  Jared Bixby, Curator of Education from Sunset Zoo in Manhattan will share his experiences working with Wildlife SOL for the conservation of sloth bears in India.  Doors open at 5:30 pm for seating and appetizers.  Dinner served at 6:00 pm.  


$20 per person for FOLRZ members

$30 per person for non-members 

The main course catered by Rib Crib of Garden City.

I'm Wild about you!

Valentine's Day is just around the corner.  Let your sweetie know you're 'Wild' about them with a special zoo animal adoption or a zoo membership. 

14% off all FOLRZ memberships now through February 14th, 2020

Must use promo code "WILD" at checkout or mention the special when purchasing.

  • $25.80 Individual (one card) for one person.  ($30 value)

  • $43.00 Family (2 cards) for two adults and dependent children.  ($50 value)

  • $43.00 Grandparent (2 cards) for two adults and their grandchildren.  ($50 value)

  • $111.80 Patron (4 cards) for any combination of the previous levels to equal four cards.  ($130 value)

  • $206.40 Sustaining (8 cards) for any combination of the previous levels to equal eight cards. ($240 value)

Wild Hearts Adoption- $50 ($75 value)


  • One-year adoption of any animal on grounds

  • online one-year subscription to Zoo Gnus newsletter

  • adoption certificate

  • animal fact sheet

  • adoptive parent's name listed on recognition board in the zoo

  • Valentine's Day card (choose from 5 cute animal-themed cards)