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Gift Shop


Visit Our Gift Shop

The Akron Zoo Main Gift Shop is located inside the Barnhardt Family Welcome Center. We carry a wide range of items to commemorate your visit to the zoo and also stock practical items such as sunscreen, umbrellas and sunglasses to make your visit more enjoyable.

Something for Everyone

We have a souvenir or gift from everyone.  With a wide variety of plush animals, clothing, jewelry, toys and other items you will find something for everyone in your family or group. 

Your Purchases Matter

Your purchases provides support and enable the zoo to achieve our mission.  Thank You! 

Pop Up Shops

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! Available dates include:

  • 5/21- Seltzers n’ Shells
  • 5/27 - Members’ Night
  • 6/18 - Brew at the Zoo: Luau
  • 6/24 - Members’ Night
  • 7/16 - Brew at the Zoo: Red, White and Brew
  • 7/29 - Members’ Night
  • 7/30 - Tequila n’ Tigers
  • 8/13 - Wild for Wine
  • 9/10 - Brew at the Zoo: Goin’ on a Beer Hunt
  • 10/1 - Brew at the Zoo: Halloween Bash

If you are interested in becoming a pop up vendor, please fill out a vendor application below.

Vendor Application

 Questions? Our friendly gift shop staff are available during zoo hours to answer your questions at 330-375-2550 ext. 7210.