February Events at the Toledo Zoo

January 2, 2020

TOLEDO, Ohio – Go wild to stay warm this month with these exciting events at your Toledo Zoo.

Saturdays & Sundays
Cabin Fever Weekends

Bundle up and beat the winter blahs with unique Zoo experiences each Saturday, along with a full schedule of animal encounters, feeds and demonstrations each Sunday. For the full schedule of activities, visit toledozoo.org/cabinfever.

Feb. 1, 7, 8, 14, 22, 28, 29
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, visit toledozoo.org/snooze 

Feb. 7-23
Orchid Show: Stories and Species of the Victorian Era

Become immersed in beautiful blooms throughout the new ProMedica Museum of Natural History and Aquarium! Discover the vibrant colors, delightful scents and interesting backstories of rare and exotic orchids from around the world daily from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Show included with Zoo admission. For full schedule of events and activities, visit toledozoo.org/orchidshow.

Feb. 7
Once Upon a Vine

Enjoy an elegant evening of floral and fauna at Toledo Zoo for Once upon a Vine. This elegant evening includes custom cocktails, a five-course orchid inspired dinner handcrafted by some of the region’s best chefs, professionally paired wines and a short auction. Proceeds from this fabulously floral fundraiser benefit the Zoo’s mission. Reservations required. Seating is limited. Visit toledozoo.org/vine for more details and to make reservations. 

Sat, Feb. 8 & 22
Horticulture Make & Take Workshop

Bring the beauty and benefits of a garden indoors this winter when our horticulture staff provides all the materials and guidance needed to create a personalized terrarium. Reservations are required. Workshop is 10 a.m. – noon, kid-friendly and includes pastries and beverages. Register and learn more at toledozoo.org/workshop.

Tue, Feb. 11
Greenhouse Tour

Join the Zoo’s horticulture staff for a behind-the-scenes tour of our greenhouse facility to get a sneak peek at what the Zoo has planned for summer annual displays and take home some tips on how to start and grow healthy annuals, vegetables and indoor foliage plants. Tour meets at Ziem’s Conservatory at 10:30 a.m. Separate fee, pre-registration required. Member discounts apply. Tour is rain or shine. Visit toledozoo.org/gardens.

Fri, Feb. 14
Wine & Dine: Aquarium
Ages 21 & up may Wine & Dine for a Valentine’s Day date night in the beauty of the deep blue from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Advanced tickets are required. Separate fee; Zoo member discount applies. For more, visit toledozoo.org/wine.

Sat, Feb. 15 and Fri, Feb. 21
Will Zoo Be Mine? Overnight

This Valentine’s Day weekend, join us for an exclusive adult-only overnight experience that you and your friends are sure to enjoy!  This program includes special access tours, delicious food, drinks and sleeping in the Aquarium. For more information, visit toledozoo.org/snooze.

Sat, Feb. 15
Happy Hearts Day
Bring your sweetie and watch the animals enjoy their holiday-themed enrichment treats! This event is free with Zoo admission and takes place 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. throughout the Zoo. For the full schedule, visit toledozoo.org/valentine.
Mon, Feb. 17
Camp for a Day
Have the kids spend their day off school at the Zoo! From 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. they will explore all about how the Zoo keeps its animals happy and healthy. Separate fee, pre-registration required. Available for ages 5 – 12. Zoo member discount applies. To register or learn more, visit toledozoo.org/camps.

Thu, Feb. 20
2020 Winter Symposium

From 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. the Zoo will present an educational symposium about the Great Lakes in the Malawi Event Center. This event is free and open to the public, but pre-registration is recommended. Learn more at toledozoo.org.

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