Summer Kick-off Celebration

May 25 & 26

Be cool this long holiday weekend! Fill it with wild wonder, including watching Borealis, the male polar bear cub learn, play and explore! Don’t forget about the Aquarium Adventure Trail playground and splash pad, animal demonstrations and feedings, live animal shows, character appearances and more. From our polar bear family to your crew- it’s all about summer fun at the Toledo Zoo!



Schedule of events

All activities are FREE and included with Zoo admission

Saturday, May 25

10:30 a.m. Penguin Feed, Penguin Beach
11 a.m. Animal Show, Nature’s Neighborhood
Sponsored by Meijer
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. FREE Photo Opportunity with PJ Masks, Main Plaza
Laurel's Princess Parties, LLC
11 a.m. - 3 p.m. FREE Giant Games, Main Plaza
11:45 a.m. Rhinoceros Hornbills Keeper Talk, Aviary
1 p.m. Monarchs & Milkweed Demonstration, Nature’s Neighborhood
1:30, 2:30 & 3:30 p.m. Animal Spotlight, Nature’s Neighborhood
1:40 p.m. Meet a Diver, Aquarium
2 p.m. Keeper Talk, Flamingo Key
3 p.m. Tasmanian Devils Keeper Talk, Tembo Trail

Sunday, May 26

10:30 a.m. Penguin Feed, Penguin Beach
Keeper Talk, Africa! Overlook
Koala Keeper Talk, Aviary
11 a.m. Crocodile Keeper Talk, Reptile House
Animal Show, Nature’s Neighborhood
Sponsored by Meijer
11 a.m., noon & 2 p.m. Toledo School for the Arts Glass City Steel performances, Blade Plaza
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. FREE Photo Opportunity with Belle, Cinderella & Rapunzel, Main Plaza
Laurel's Princess Parties, LLC
11 a.m. - 3 p.m. FREE Giant Games, Main Plaza
FREE Face Painting courtesy of Toledo School for the Arts, Near Aquarium
11:30 a.m. Tasmanian Devil Enrichment, Tasmanian Devils
1 p.m. Monarchs and Milkweed Demonstration, Nature’s Neighborhood
Otters Keeper Talk, Tembo Trail
1:30, 2:30 & 3:30 p.m. Animal Spotlight, Nature’s Neighborhood
1:40 p.m. Meet a Diver, Aquarium
2:30 p.m. Orangutan Enrichment, Great Apes