Celebrate Summer at the Toledo Zoo
The Toledo Zoo offers great reasons to be your family’s summer destination. Visit toledozoo.org for more information about these and other upcoming events.
Mon. Sept. 3, 2012 Animal Demonstrations Times vary
See your favorite Zoo animals chow down, all summer long! Experience animal-feeding demonstrations and enrichment throughout the Zoo; visit toledozoo.org/feedings for a complete schedule. Free with regular Zoo admission.
Now through Aug. 17 Summer Safari Camps Times vary
This summer, don’t just go to camp; go on safari. The Zoo offers wild opportunities for campers ages 4 through 14. Separate fee.
Fri. Aug. 3 Rock N Roar, presented by KeyBank 7 p.m. – midnight
The summer’s wildest dance party for the 21-and-up crowd is at our Africa! Overlook; enjoy live bands and a DJ, plus a cash bar and grill food stations. Advance tickets required; separate fee.
Sat. Aug. 11 Aquarium Bon Voyage 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
The Zoo’s Aquarium will close in October for renovations. Join us for a fun farewell and an exciting preview of what to expect when it reopens in 2015. Free with regular Zoo admission.
Tue. Aug. 14 Train Concert 7 p.m.
Train has won acclaim and multiple Grammy Awards since entering the music scene in 1994. Order tickets in person at the Zoo, at Ticketmaster locations or by phone at 800.745.3000.
Wed. Aug. 15 Watch It Grow Garden Tour 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Learn Zoo horticulturists’ secrets to creating stunning container gardens. Free with regular Zoo admission, no reservations needed. Meet at the Conservatory and wear comfortable walking shoes.
Wed. Aug 15 Moonlight Meanderings 7 – 9 p.m.
Families (children 5 & up) meander in the quiet moonlight beauty of an after-hours Zoo, accompanied by an Education tour guide. Separate fee.
Wed. Aug. 15 Dukes of September Concert 7:30 p.m.
This supergroup features Donald Fagen, Michael McDonald and Boz Scaggs. Order tickets in person at the Zoo, at Ticketmaster locations or by phone at 800.745.3000.
Fri. Aug. 17 Zoo Snooze – Trunk & Bunk 7 p.m. – 10 a.m. next morning
Sat. Aug. 18 Zoo Snooze – Trunk & Bunk 7 p.m. – 10 a.m. next morning
Pack your trunks! Your family or small group sleeps on the new Tembo Trail by the Hippoquarium® and learns what it takes to keep four larger-than-life elephants happy and healthy. Separate fee.
Aug. 23 Navy Day 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Celebrate our hard-working U.S. Navy with drill formations and other activities by uniformed sailors, plus a free Navy band concert at 4 p.m. Free with regular Zoo admission.
Fri. Aug. 24 Feast with the Beasts, presented by PNC 6:30 – 10:30 p.m.
Enjoy an upscale dinner prepared by the Zoo’s executive chef and catering staff, plus close-up encounters with animals of Tembo Trail. Separate fee.
Thu. Aug. 30 Fresh Beat Band Concert 6 p.m.
Nickelodeon’s popular preschool music group follows an enormously successful 2010 tour with a performance at the Zoo. Order tickets in person at the Zoo, at Ticketmaster locations or by phone at 800.745.3000.
For more information, please visit toledozoo.org or call 419.385.4040. Lucas County residents are admitted free of charge each Monday from 10 a.m. to noon. ID showing proof of residency is required.