Family Fairy Garden Class


Add Some Magic to Your February!

Create a magical, mini garden for a fairy for your home as your learn about the needs of all living things. In addition to the fairy garden, listen to a fairy tale and meet live Zoo animals.

Recommended for ages 3 to 10. Children must have an adult participating with them.

Cost per mini fairy garden with up to 3 people participating:

Members: $35

Non-members: $40

Members: $35

Non-members: $40

Saturday: 2/11 at 11:00 am

Sunday: 2/12 at 11:00 am



Couples Terrarium Building Class


Let Your Love Grow!

Looking for a fun date for Valentine's Day? Warm up the winter by exploring the Tropics in Toledo! In this hour-long class, you will take a guided tour of our Tropics greenhouse in the ProMedica Museum of Natural History, meet a live animal from the tropics, and build your own mini terrarium to brighten up your home.

Recommended for a pair of adult participants.


Cost is per mini terrarium with 2 people participating per terrarium:

Members: $35

Non-members: $40

Saturday: 2/11 at 1:00 pm

Sundays: 2/12 at 1:00 pm



Bird Walk for Beginners


Do enjoy walks in nature and want to learn more about the native birds that you see?  Join the Toledo Zoo’s Ornithologist on a free Bird Walk for Beginners.

This experience will visit different area parks to explore the birds that live there and learn basics in bird watching and identification. The Zoo will provide a limited number of binoculars, so you just need to bring yourself and a willingness to explore.

January 19 at 9:30 am – Manhattan Marsh

February 13 at 9:30 am – Belle Isle

March 12 at 9:30 am – Winter Garden Woods Bowling Green

Price: This program is free

Recommended for 12 years to Adult

Registration is recommended so that we can provide enough binoculars.



Family Tropics Tour and Mini Terrarium Building Class


Ready, Set, Grow!

Looking for some family fun to break up the cold of winter? Explore the Tropics in Toledo! In this hour-long class, you will take a guided tour of our Tropics greenhouse in the ProMedica Museum of Natural History, meet a live animal from the tropics, and build your own mini terrarium to brighten up your home.

Recommended for ages 5 and older. Children under the age of 12 must have an adult participating with them.

Cost per mini terrarium with up to 3 people participating per terrarium:

Members: $35

Non-members: $40

Friday: 2/17 at 1:00 pm

Saturdays: 2/18 and 2/25 at 1:00 pm

Sundays: 2/19 and 2/26 at 1:00 pm



Wild Family Encounters: South American Friends


From the Amazon rainforest to the Andes Mountains, come to the Zoo to explore the animals of South America. Meet ambassador animals up close including a chance to take a picture with our sloth.

Recommended for ages 5 and older. Children must have a registered adult participating with them.

Members: $20 per person

Non-members: $25 per person


Saturday, February 18 -11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Friday, February 24- 1:00 PM-2:00 PM

Sunday, February 26- 11:00 AM-12:00 PM




Saturday Fun Day - Rainforest Adventure


Spend the afternoon at the Zoo exploring the Tropics with all the many plants and animals that live there.

These four-hour long days start at 11am and end at 3pm. Kids will enjoy a pizza lunch and some fun outdoor Zoo activities including animal visits, games and activities.

Recommended for Ages 5-12


Members: $35 per child Non-members: $40 per child




Toledo Zoo and Aquarium
2 Hippo Way, Toledo, Ohio 43614
Main Line: 419-385-5721  •  Information Line: 419-385-4040