In appreciation for Lucas County voters’ levy support, Lucas County residents receive free Zoo admission Zoo on Tuesday, December 24, 2013. ID showing proof of residency is required; on December 24, the Zoo is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
At the Zoo, you’ll see amazing animals, enjoy the Zoo’s famous hot chocolate, and maybe even finish up that last-minute shopping. Christmas Eve at the Zoo is a great way to wind down from the hectic holiday rush. The Lights Before Christmas is closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
The Zoo is Santa’s headquarters through Monday, December 23, but even after Santa returns to the North Pole, the Lights shine through December 31. When you visit, check out the new outdoor ice rink and the walk-in snow globe (back by popular demand), sponsored by Taylor Automotive Family.
Then – on Tuesday, December 31 -- ring in 2014 at Noon Year’s Eve, the Zoo’s family-friendly celebration, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. For a full schedule of Toledo Zoo events, visit the Zoo’s website at toledozoo.org.
In December, the Toledo Zoo is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily (closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day) and is located on the Anthony Wayne Trail (US 25), four miles south of downtown Toledo. The Lights Before Christmas runs through December 31, starting at 3pm daily; closing hours vary. For more information, visit toledozoo.org or call 419.385.4040.