Wednesdays from September 1 – October 27

On weekdays in September & October, seniors 60 and better enjoy…
• Free admission on Wednesdays in September and October!
• Free parking in the Anthony Wayne Trail parking lot
• Free small coffee & mini-muffin at Northern Ice concession stand (10 a.m. – 2 p.m.)
• 15% discount on merchandise in our gift shops
• 10% discount on Memberships
• $1 off either individual or family baskets at our Giraffe feed deck

Wednesday Animal Demo schedule (beginning September 8):
10:15 a.m. – Polar bear enrichment, Arctic Encounter
11:30 a.m.- Seal training demo, Arctic Encounter
1:30 p.m.- Meerkat enrichment, Tembo Trail
2 p.m. – Gorilla enrichment, Great Apes
2:30 – p.m. Elephant enrichment, Tembo Trail
In addition, enjoy animal meet & greets taking place 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the ProMedica Museum of Natural History.

September Events

September 1

The recently re-imagined ProMedica Museum of Natural History is all about biodiversity, or the variety of life in the world. Learn about the renovation that combined nostalgic and new from the Museum’s associate curator during a short presentation. Then, set off to explore! Presentation in the ProMedica Museum’s Great Hall at 11 a.m.

September 8

Join our Wild Toledo biologists as they discuss native landscaping and release migratory Monarch butterflies for their journey to over-wintering grounds in Mexico. Meet at the Conservatory in the gardens at 11 a.m.

September 15

Join us for a guided tour of the award-winning Aviary, home to birds from across the world, tamarins, sloths & more! Meet at the Aviary at 11 a.m.

September 22

Sept. 22: Win great “ZOO-venirs” as we present BINGO with a Zoo twist! Games in the Malawi Event Center, 10:30 a.m. to noon. Limited capacity, first come, first serve.

September 22

Enjoy the delightful melodies of Sweet Adelines Pride of Toledo International as they serenade us at noon in the ProMedica Museum’s Great Hall and then stroll Zoo grounds.

October Events

October 6

Check out the big band sounds of Jeff McDonald’s Swingmania Orchestra. Concert from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the Malawi Event Center.

October 13

Enjoy a guided tour of the Zoo’s WPA Reptile House. Learn about the history of the building while getting a close-up view of the Zoo’s reptile collection, including Baru, the largest Saltwater crocodile in North America. Meet in the Reptile House at 11 a.m.

October 20

Explore the mysteries beneath the water in the renovated WPA-era Aquarium during a keeper talk and Q & A with the Aquarium staff. Two options available: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Meet in the Aquarium.

October 27

Another chance to win great “ZOO-venirs” as we present BINGO with a Zoo twist! Games in the Malawi Event Center, 10:30 a.m. to noon. Limited capacity, first come, first serve.

Wheelchairs & motorized scooters available to rent.
Note: Caregivers who are directly responsible for assisting seniors during Senior Discovery Days are eligible for free Zoo admission. For groups of 10 or more, please pre-register with the Zoo’s Visitor’s Services Department by calling 419-389-6561 prior to your visit. This applies only to professional caregivers; regular admission rates will apply for volunteers and relatives of visiting seniors.