Father’s Day Celebration and BBQ

Sunday, June 19

Image of a male gorilla

Treat Dad to a great time at the Zoo. All fathers are admitted at the Zoo gates for free when they arrive with their child / children and we also have a popular barbecue that dads and families can enjoy. Reservations are required for the BBQ, please see info below.

BBQ Info

Treat Dad to a memorable BBQ lunch at the Toledo Zoo! BBQ tickets include admission to the Zoo, a buffet style BBQ meal, and animal demonstrations.

Remember to purchase a BBQ ticket for Dad too!

Note: Parking is not included. Zoo members receive free parking – $7 per vehicle for non-members.

BBQ Time



Nairobi Pavilion

BBQ tickets cost

Adults $20, Child (2-11) $15, Infants Under age 2 Free*

Non-Members:*Price includes admission
Adults $25, Child (2-11) $20, Infants Under age 2 Free*

*The Zoo has a limited number of Highchairs; you must request one at the time of your reservation in order to ensure one is available. When ordering online tickets, enter a comment in the notes section to let us know that you are requesting a highchair.

Make your reservation today!

Reservations require pre-payment.
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Please direct any questions about this event to Group Sales: 419-385-5721 x6001.

BBQ Menu

BBQ pulled chicken Sandwiches
Pasta salad
Potato salad
Corn on the cob
Kettle chips
Assorted cookies
Assorted Pepsi Products, Iced Tea, White Milk and Water

Plus family-friendly activities & games!

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