April Events at the Toledo Zoo

October 2, 2018

TOLEDO, Ohio — Let the holiday festivities begin! Join in all the seasonal fun at your Zoo!

Through Nov. 4
Luminous Nights

More than 500 hand-crafted Chinese lanterns illuminate the Zoo during this after-dark fall festival! The spotlight will shine on Asian culture with the addition of professional live performances on the weekends sponsored by Medical Mutual, community cultural activities during the week and themed food and beverage options! More details, including admission prices, hours and activities can be found at toledozoo.org/luminousnights

Nov. 2, 3, 9, 10
Overnights and Snooze at the Zoo

Spending the night at the Zoo is a wildly good time for families, groups and schools. During the overnight adventure, guests make enrichment for our animals, tour the Zoo, meet animals up close and enjoy delicious meals. Each Snooze lasts from 6:30 p.m. – 10 a.m. the next day. Separate fee, pre-registration required. For more information, including pricing and available dates, visit toledozoo.org/snooze

Sun, Nov. 4
Girl Scout Day

Girl Scout Day is the chance for girl scouts of all ages to fulfill badge requirements while also exploring the Zoo! In addition, there will also be exclusive classes, animal encounters and guided tours just for girl scouts! More information, including badges, pricing and registration procedures, is available at toledozoo.org/scouts.

Tue, Nov. 6
Camp for a Day

Children ages 5-12 can enjoy their day off from school at Vote for Animals Camp! From 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. campers will meet the reptiles, mammals, birds, amphibians and fish that rely on human support to survive. More information, including pricing and registration, is available at toledozoo.org/camps.

Wed, Nov. 14
Kegs for Kirtlands

Join the Toledo Zoo AAZK chapter and YPAC for Kegs for Kirtlands at Black Cloister from 7-10 p.m.! This event benefits Wild Toledo’s Kirtland’s Snake Initiative and the Zoo’s AZK chapter. Admission includes a custom “Kegs for Kirtlands” glass and a select complimentary pour of beer. At 8 p.m., guest speaker Dr. Matt Cross, conservation biologist, will talk about the Kirtland Snake program. toledozoo.org/kegs

Thu, Nov. 22
Zoo CLOSED for Thanksgiving

Fri, Nov. 23
Tree-lighting Ceremony

The “Big Tree,” an 85-foot Norway spruce decorated with more than 35,000 LED bulbs, will light up the night sky to kick off the 2018 season of Lights Before Christmas presented by KeyBank. The Lights shine nightly from Fri, Nov. 23 – Sun, Dec. 31. Learn more at toledozoo.org/lights.

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