Boo at the Zoo
Saturday, October 18 and Sunday, October 19 &
Saturday, October 25 and Sunday, October 26
11:00 am to 3:00 pm
It's time to get out your Halloween costumes and head out to the Toronto Zoo! All kids are eligible to take part in our "Critters and Costumes Parade" at 11:40 am and 2:40 pm daily, departing from the Waterside Theatre. Also on hand for the Boo fun is My Little Pony who will be at the Zoo's Courtyard Stage for meet and greets from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm (first come first served). Kids can also drop by the Play-Doh Play Centre next to the Courtyard Stage to create their very own Zoo animal or Halloween creation. Plus, the Jelly Belly Team will share Jelly Belly beans with families upon exit (while supplies last)! Best of all, up to two kids in costume (12 and under) get in free with purchase of full price adult admission ticket.*
*Free admission offer valid only for up to two children in costume with purchase of full price adult admission ticket.
Thursday October 30th
Join us as the sun goes down on the Zoo for an exciting evening of wolves! Through a short presentation learn more about the unique characteristics of these creatures, how they get their "special positions" in a pack and how they communicate through howling...
Giant Panda Jelly Belly Artwork
Friday, October 17 through Friday, October 31
Panda Interpretive Centre
Artists and candy-lovers unite! From October 17 - October 31 come and see a sweet Giant Panda portrait in the Zoo's Panda Interpretive Centre made out of none other than.... 11,000 Jelly Belly jelly beans! This cuddly bear is munching on a bamboo stick made of Lime, Green Apple and Watermelon Jelly Belly jelly beans. Our Giant Panda comes to life with Coconut, Cream Soda, Liquorice and Plum Jelly Belly beans. The creation of the portrait was broadcast live on the internet from the Jelly Belly Visitor Centre in California to celebrate National Jelly Bean Day 2014 with fans around the world.
Humphrey's 1st Birthday Celebration
Sunday, November 9, 2014
Tundra Trek-Main Polar Bear Exhibit 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Join us in celebrating Humphrey the polar bear cub's 1st birthday! Festivities will include a special keeper talk and birthday cupcakes. Don't forget to bring a special birthday card just for Humphrey!
If you wish to give Humphrey a birthday gift why not support the Toronto Zoo and Polar Bear conservation efforts by making a donation here:
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Card Collection. Free polar bear poster giveaway for those who drop off a birthday card.
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Metro Groceries Cupcakes!
First come, first serve and while supplies last.
Polar Bear Keeper Talk with special birthday treat for Humphrey
The Toronto Zoo's 29th Annual Remembrance Day Ceremony
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Waterside Theatre, Ceremony begins promptly at 10:55 am.
Veterans and the general public are invited to join in remembering and honouring the many wartime sacrifices that Canadians have made for their country. Admission for veterans and all guests attending the ceremony is free from 9:30 am to 11:00 am. The year round parking fee will be in effect except for VIP's, Veterans in uniform or with medals, crests or other military affiliation insignia, as well as any other persons in uniform, including serving members of the armed forces, police, fire, ambulance and TTC.
(Youth age 4 to 5)
Saturday November 15 and Saturday November 22
They're scaly, they're cold blooded, and they're down right 'cool'. Join us while we explore all different types of reptiles and find out how they survive in the wild...
On The Move!
(Youth age 6 to 10)
Saturday November 15 and Saturday November 22
Some run, fly, or climb, others hop and jump, and some just like to hang around. Come to the Zoo to learn about the different ways animals move around...
Panda Pyjama Party
Dates Available October - November
Pandas sleep for eight hours a day, and humans do too! Come spend a night at the Zoo and visit the pandas before they go to sleep for the night...
Careers in Wildlife
(Youth age 11 to 14)
Saturday October 18, Saturday November 15 and Saturday November 29
5000 animals! Who takes care of them all? The veterinarians and animal keepers of course! Have you ever wondered what it would be like to take care of a Sumatran tiger? ...
Holiday Drop and Shop
(Ages 4 to 10)
Our Gift To YOU!
Saturday December 6 OR Saturday December 13
This season the Toronto Zoo wants to make your holiday shopping easier with our Holiday Drop and Shop Program...
*Please note all events subject to change without notice.