Members receive discounts at the gift shops in the
Don't miss out on all the amazing benefits of being a
Zoo Member! If you're considering
giving a Zoo membership or Animal Amigo as a holiday gift for
family and friends, make sure to purchase your membership before
Dec. 13 and an Amigo before Dec. 16 to ensure it arrives before
Our redesigned gift shop offers fun and unique gifts with a wild flair! The store is
30 percent larger than the old space and its shelves are fully
stocked with everything from educational items, like books and
board games, to plush toys, both large and small, to Zoo apparel
and so much more! You won't find these high-quality items anywhere else. Plus, each purchase
the Zoo's mission of animal conservation!
NEW: Dolphin Tail Pendants
If you're looking for a truly one-of-a-kind gift or just
something special for yourself, check out these dolphin tail
pendants. These beautiful silver pendants were created
especially for the Indianapolis Zoo and each one is an exact
replica of the tail, called a fluke, of one of our dolphins.
Each one is engraved with the name of the dolphin it represents,
and pendants are available for China (pictured), Indy, Jett,
Kalei, Kimo, Nova, Ripley and Taz.
You'll find these and other great items throughout the store. The
rich and elegant décor inside our gift shop gives lets you feel like
you've been transported to a far away land,
complete with rustic
woods, luxurious carpets, rock and adobe wall treatments and
life-size elephant statues. If some of the decorative pieces
look familiar, that's because many of the woods and other items
have been recycled or repurposed, like the fencing from the old
Petting Zoo that now lines the wall in the Conservation Corner!
LED lighting makes the space energy efficient as well as warm
To find out more about
what's in our store, visit the Zoo or call
Shop for some of your favorite Indianapolis Zoo and zoo-related
merchandise from our new online gift store. You'll find
great items, including fun toys and games, attractive apparel,
animal-related books, artwork and plush, environmentally
friendly items, and much more. Zoo merchandise makes
wonderful gifts and helps support the conservation mission of
the Indianapolis Zoo. No lines, no waiting. Shop now!
The E. Andrew Steffen Gardener's Pride Gift Shop is located
just inside the entrance of White River Gardens. This wonderful
store provides the people of greater
Indianapolis with the opportunity to immerse themselves in a
shopping environment filled with original collections of gifts
and accessories for every home and garden. Operating hours normally are 9am to
closing (crowd dependent).The casual gardener will find plenty
of gardening “toys” and home décor items, as well as a wide
variety of fun, garden-themed merchandise.
Discerning gardeners will find the tools and information
(books) necessary to achieve a high level of gardening success.
Green thumb or not, the Shop’s selection of books, stationary,
artwork, candles and soaps (bath and body accessories), apparel,
children’s toys and games, and souvenirs offer something for
everyone in the family. Gardening is the top leisure activity in
the United States. If you or someone you know has a passion for,
or even a casual interest, in gardening, Gardener’s Pride is the
place in Indianapolis you should shop.
Next time you need a special gift for the gardener in
your life, remember White River Gardens and the Gardener’s Pride
Gift Shop. Every purchase made provides critical financial
support for the ongoing operations, as well as the important
conservation and educational initiatives, of the Indianapolis
Zoo. Thank you for shopping at Gardener’s Pride.
Photo by Jason Wright