Membership Perks

Whether you're a new Zoo Member, or have been part of our family for years, there are always new and exciting perks, specials, and offers for Members only.  Peruse the tabs below and find out why a Zoo Membership is truly a dynamic passport to fun.


Membership to the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium comes with quite a few perks. These benefits include:perks

• Free admission to the Zoo and Aquarium during regular business hours
• Free parking
• Discounted admission (50 percent off) to more than 100 other zoos

• Free Zoo Insider newsletter
• Discounts to educational classes and lectures
• Free admission to all daytime events like ZooBoo
• 10 percent discount at Zoo gift shops
• Special Members' evenings

Around the City
Members of the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium can also take advantage of unique opportunities and discounts around Pittsburgh.  Click the links in each offer for more details or to print required documents. Current discounts include:

To purchase tickets, you may visit the links below. Before you make your purchase,you will need to enter the new promo code 1516ZOO to see all valid performances and ticket prices offered under the Trust’s promo code. Offers to our performances will be continually added throughout the 15-16 season for purchase under this code. Shows may be added before notice of an offer is distributed. If you have any questions, please let us know.


Tickets may also be purchased for the entire Downtown Pittsburgh Cultural District at

Dinner packages are also available for Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, Blue Man Group and The Sound of Music, on sale now! For more details or to order visit:  

Citizens Bank Children’s Theater Series

The 2015-16 Series is packed with imaginative, live performances that are full of creativity and fun. Most performances debut at the Byham Theater and then travels to a location near you in the suburbs. Shows travel to community venues North, South, East and West of the city, and into Butler County. Special student matinees are available for most shows.

Cohen & Grigsby TRUST PRESENTS

Cohen & Grigsby Trust Presents, a programming division of The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, brings a diverse array of entertainment from live music to uproarious comedy to literary luminaries and world-famous artists. The great mix of performances promises something for everyone.

EQT Bridge Theater Series

The new EQT Bridge Theater Series will continue and expand upon the tradition that families begin when their children attend Children’s Theater Series shows at an early age. Targeting ages 7-15, the series will feature professional productions staged by national and international companies known for their quality and imaginative work. This season includes a mix of productions based on popular books, current issues and topics, and historical events. Shows present in Pittsburgh’s downtown Cultural District, including the Byham Theater, the Trust Arts Education Center, and the August Wilson Center.

Pittsburgh Broadway in Pittsburgh Series

The PNC Broadway in Pittsburgh series features new touring Broadway shows and revivals direct from New York City stages. The season regularly showcases current Tony® Award winning performances along with returning blockbuster events and time-honored classics. Season ticket holders enjoy great benefits such as priority seating access, easy ticket exchanges and dining discounts in the Cultural District.


Pittsburgh Dance Council

Incorporating diversity, balance and a high level of quality in all presentations and related activities, the Pittsburgh Dance Council is committed to expanding the visibility, appreciation and presentation of dance as an art form in the Greater Pittsburgh area and nurturing the field of dance on local, national and international levels.


Pittsburgh Musical Theater

Pittsburgh Musical Theater is a non-profit company producing quality musical theater at affordable prices.


Soul Sessions

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust is pleased to announce SOUL SESSIONS, a series of intimate concerts featuring some of the most talented, award-winning bands and vocalists today. The series includes Marsha Ambrosius followed by more great music with Eric Roberson, Maysa and Musiq Soulchild. The intimate setting of the August Wilson Center is the perfect venue to enjoy these soulful performances.

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