January Events at the Toledo Zoo

December 5, 2019

TOLEDO, Ohio – Start the New Year off right at the must do Zoo!


Cabin Fever Weekends

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

Jan. 1

The Zoo is open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on New Year’s Day.

Jan. 2 & 3
Winter Camps (Ages 5-12)

Need some kid-free time to make returns or just cure that cabin fever? Drop off your child at the Zoo from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. for a winter adventure that promises exciting exhibit tours, amazing animal visitors, cool crafts and goofy games. Separate fee; member discount applies. For full details and online registration, please visit toledozoo.org/camps.

Jan. 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25, 31
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 

Jan. 11
Horticulture Make & Take Workshop: Healthy Houseplants

Let our horticulture staff help you improve the health of your home and humans by creating a custom houseplant arrangement in a decorative glazed ceramic planter. No experience necessary but space is limited. Reservations required. Workshop is 10 a.m. – noon. Register and learn more at toledozoo.org/workshop.

Jan. 17
Wine Tasting: The Great Hall of the Museum

Ages 21 & up enjoy a delectable array of wines, hors d’oeuvres, live music and socializing in the new ProMedica Museum of Natural History from 7 – 9 p.m. Advanced tickets are required. Separate fee. Member discounts applyFor more information, please visit toledozoo.org/wine.

Jan. 18 – 20
Free Lucas County Admission

In appreciation of Lucas County’s continuing support, Lucas County residents are admitted free to the Zoo from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. this Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend. Valid proof of residency required.

Jan. 20
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 animals built for the extreme cold weather. Bundle up and check out our penguins, polar bears and other cool animals. Separate fee, pre-registration required. Available for ages 5 – 12. Zoo member discount applies. To register or learn more, please visit toledozoo.org/camps.

Jan. 24
Paint with a Penguin

Enjoy a delectable mix of wine, hors d’oeuvres and a paint class featuring expertise from our African Penguin artists in residence. Great for a friends get together or a unique date night. You deserve it! Tickets are $75/person for Zoo members and $85/person for non-members. Parking is complimentary in the Broadway lot. Purchase tickets at toledozoo.org/penguinpaint

Jan. 25
Horticulture Make & Take Workshop: Windowsill Herb Garden

Bring your summer garden into your kitchen window and learn how to care for and grow fragrant herbs for cooking all winter long. Chalkboard plant labels will also be provided. No experience necessary but space is limited. Reservations required. Workshop is 10 a.m. – noon. Register and learn more at toledozoo.org/workshop.

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