Experience the Must Do Zoo

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Experience the Must Do Zoo

Past Events

Please note, the dates of these events have occurred in the past. Check our events page for upcoming events.

Wild About Art
July 8, 15, 22, 29, 2018
On-grounds art fair featuring regional artists and animal painting demos

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Music Under the Stars
July 8, 15, 22, 29, 2018
Enjoy a free cocnert from the Toledo Symphony

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Yark Subaru Rock n Roar
July 27, 2018
The summer’s wildest dance party

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Garden Tour Series
July 24, 2018
Plants for Animal Exhibits

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ADA Day
July 23, 2018
Celebrate the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act by visiting vendors who specialize in services for the disabled.

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Sundae Funday
July 15, 2018
Sample a variety of frozen treats in this new family-friendly event

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Garden Tour Series
July 10, 2018
Underused Native Plants

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Garden Tour Series
June 26, 2018
Stop and Smell the Roses

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Live Nation Concert
June 24, 2018
Barenaked Ladies: Last Summer on Earth tour featuring Better than Ezra and KT Tunstall

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Father’s Day BBQ
June 17, 2018
Treat Dad to a cookout at the Zoo

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Father’s Day Celebration
June 17, 2018
All Dads accompanied by at least one child receive free admission.

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PNC ZOOtoDO
June 15, 2018
Party with a purpose in your black tie and tennis shoes. PNC ZooToDo presented by Skylight Financial Group.

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Garden Tour Series
June 12, 2018
Planting for Small Spaces

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Wine Tasting: Africa! Overlook
June 8, 2018
Wine down on the wild side at the Toledo Zoo’s Wine Tasting Series

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Lucas’ 7th birthday celebration
June 2, 2018
Watch as Lucas the African Elephant receives his giant birthday gifts

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Feline Fine for Summertime!
May 26-27, 2018
Summer Kick-off Celebration

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Live Nation Concert
May 25, 2018
Steve Martin & Martin Short

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Medical Mutual Dart Frog Dash
May 19, 2018
Walk or run to save endangered species at the Toledo Zoo

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Wine Tasting: Malawi
May 18, 2018
Wine down on the wild side at the Toledo Zoo’s Wine Tasting Series

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Mother’s Day Brunch
May 13, 2018
Enjoy a brunch buffet in the Malawi Event Center. Two seatings available.

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Mother’s Day Celebration
May 13, 2018
All Moms accompanied by at least one child receive free admission

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Cinco De Mayo Celebration
May 6, 2018
Enjoy a true Mexican fiesta complete with music, dancing and crafts

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Party for the Planet
April 21, 2018
Bring your recyclables and learn how to live greener at the Toledo Zoo

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Wine Tasting: Malawi
April 21, 2018
Wine down on the wild side at the Toledo Zoo’s Wine Tasting Series

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Breakfast with the Bunny
March 30 & 31, 2018
Bring the whole family to the Zoo for the complete spring experience from 9 – 11 a.m., including an egg hunt, breakfast buffet, pictures with the bunny and more!

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Animal Egg Hunt
March 30, 2018
Visitors can enjoy watching their favorite Zoo animals discover what enrichment treats the Easter Bunny left in their exhibits.

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Garden Tour Series
March 13 & 27, 2018
Come Grow With Us

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Teddy Bear Care Fair
March 24, 2018
Bring your favorite stuffed pal and Zoo volunteers will make sure it’s fixed up and fit for another year of fun!

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Wine Tasting: Arctic
March 23, 2018
Wine down on the wild side at the Toledo Zoo’s Wine Tasting Series

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Once Upon A Vine
February 23, 2018
Enjoy an elegant yet whimsical evening at the Zoo learning about native plants and pollinators in Nature’s Neighborhood, along with a five-course dinner and expertly paired wines.

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Wine Tasting & Dinner: Malawi
February 10, 2018
Wine down on the wild side at the Toledo Zoo’s Wine Tasting Series

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Vanimal-tine’s Day
February 10, 2018
Bring your sweetie and watch the animals enjoy their holiday-themed enrichment treats!

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Wine Tasting: Aquarium
January 19, 2018
Wine down on the wild side at the Toledo Zoo’s Wine Tasting Series

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Noon Year’s Eve
December 31, 2017
Celebrate 2018 at noon!

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Lights Before Christmas
November 17 – December 31, 2017
Make your annual visit to the #1 Best Zoo Lights in the nation!

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Tree Lighting Ceremony
November 17, 2017
Kick-off Lights Before Christmas when we illuminate the “Big Tree!”

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Luminous Nights
September 29 – October 29, 2017
Enjoy over 500 illuminated lanterns spread throughout Zoo grounds

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Pumpkin Stomp & Chomp
October 27, 2017
Watch as our animals receive pumpkins for Halloween

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Pumpkin Path
October 20 & 21, 2017
Trick-or-treating and more Halloween fun for everyone

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Little Boo
October 18 & 19, 2017
Pint-sized trick-or-treating fun for preschoolers

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Zoo Brew
October 6, 2017
Sample a variety of craft beers throughout the Zoo

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Enrichment Day: Prowl & Play
September 15, 2017
See our enrichment program in action through animal demos & keeper talks

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Day of Honor / Grandparents’ Day
September 9, 2017
First responders and Grandparents receive free admission

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