Oct. 1-31

Hours

Sun., Mon., Wed., Sat. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Zoo closes at 5 p.m.
Thur. & Fri. 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., Zoo closes at 9 p.m.
Closed Tue.

This October, there’s a new way to fall into fun at the Toledo Zoo!

Join us for Harvest Fest —a fantastic fall festival included with general Zoo admission. It will feature giant pumpkin displays, pumpkin animal displays, seasonal food and beverage offerings and autumn-inspired activities — all among a vibrant display of beautiful fall flora.

Special Events

Sept. 30

Kick-off Harvest Fest with a wine-filled fall evening!

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Oct. 14

Sip. Savor. Save Species

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Oct. 20 & 21

Halloween fun for the little ones that delights without the fright!

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Oct. 22 & 23

The Zoo’s family-friendly trick-or-treat tradition!

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Pumpkin Stomp and Chomp

Oct. 29

The Halloween fun is for our animals as they discover pumpkins in their exhibits!

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Other Activities

Character Meet & Greets

Main Plaza from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Oct. 1 – Meet PJ Masks – Catboy, Gecko & Owlette

Oct. 2 – Meet Paw Patrol – Ryder, Skye & Chase

Oct. 8 – Meet Belle, Cinderella & Ariel

Oct. 15 – Meet Spiderman, Captain America,
Superman & Super Girl

Oct. 29 – Meet Maleficent, Evil Queen & Curella

Oct. 30 – Meet Bruno, Mirabelle & Luisa

Characters by Laurel’s Princess Parties, LLC

Bounce Houses

Open from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Oct. 1 – Inflatable Corn Maze, Ampitheatre

Oct. 8 – Zoo Bounce House, Main Plaza

Oct. 15 – Inflatable Corn Maze, Ampitheatre

Oct. 29 – Zoo Bounce House, Main Plaza

Singing and Dancing with Scarecrows,
Butternut & Squash
Oct. 1 & 15
Zoo grounds, Noon – 2 p.m.

Musical Entertainment

DC Taylor – Acoustic Duo
Oct. 1, 8 & 15
Noon – 3 p.m., Main Plaza

Pumpkin Carving Demos

Demos featured in Main Plaza

Oct. 1, 8, 15 & 29 –
Pumpkin Carving Demos from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Oct. 2, 9, 16 & 30 –
Pumpkin Carving Demos from 1 – 2 p.m.

Pumpkin Carving Classes

Carving classes held at Broadway Pavilion

Oct. 2, 9, 16 & 30 –
Pumpkin Carving Classes from
Noon – 1 p.m. & 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Pumpkin Carving Classes will be free with Zoo admission for members. Admission must be purchased for non-members.
Please register in advance.

Don’t miss Sturgeon Fest Oct. 8!

Garden Tours and Workshops

Family Education Classes

Animal Demonstrations

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