The Akron Zoo Gift Shop, located inside the Barnhardt Family Welcome Center, carries a wide range of items to commemorate your visit to the zoo!
Something for Everyone
With a wide variety of plush animals, clothing, jewelry, toys and other items, you’re sure to find a great souvenir or gift for everyone in your family or group! We also stock practical items to make your visit more enjoyable, including sunscreen, umbrellas and sunglasses.
Your Purchases Matter
When you make a purchase at the Akron Zoo Gift Shop, you are helping to provide support for animal care, education and conservation, both in our park and around the world. It is because of you that we are able to further the zoo’s mission. Thank You!
Questions? Our friendly gift shop staff are available during zoo hours to answer your questions at 330-375-2550 ext. 7210.
Do you make or sell products? Looking for a fun venue to sell your wares? The Akron Zoo would like to invite you to apply to be a pop-up shop during our many special events throughout the year!
Pop-up shops will have the opportunity to sell items during normal zoo hours and event hours! If you are interested in becoming a pop-up vendor, please fill out a vendor application below. Available dates include:
- March 17 - Shamrock 'N Roll
- May 13 - Seltzers and Shells
- June 10 - Brew at the Zoo
- June 30 - Member's Night
- July 8 - Tequila and Tigers
- July 28 - Member's Night
- August 12 - Wild for Wine
- September 9 - Bourbon and Bears
- October 7 - Brew at the Zoo
- November 11 - Pints and Penguins
The booth fee is $125 and includes a tent, 1-8' table and two chairs.
You can purchase unique art, paw-painted by an Akron Zoo animal ambassador! Paintings make great gifts, and each purchase helps to support conservation, education and animal care at the zoo!