Events


Upcoming


Father's Day BBQ

Sunday, June 16th 11:30am - 2pm
Animal demonstrations and kids crafts will take place during event, along with a special appearance by Captain America & Wonder Woman from Laurel's Princess Parties





Zoo Brew

Friday, July 26th 8 - 11 P.M.
It’s the most wonderful time for a beer! Join us for the first Christmas in July themed Zoo Brew. Tickets includes 15 samples, live entertainment and holiday decorations.
The 21 and over crowd can sample craft brews from several local microbreweries and distributors on the historic south side of the Zoo.
Whether you prefer sours or stouts, pale ale or porters, IPAs or imports, Zoo Brew has the perfect pick to please your palate.

Additional samples available for purchase. Light snacks provided.

All Zoo Brew attendees must be 21 or older. Valid ID will be required. Toledo Zoo reserves the right to refuse entry to any individual or party who does not comply with this policy. Refunds will not be issued for tickets purchased for any party that is under age 21 or cannot provide valid ID at the time of entry.






Horticulture


Root for Trees!

Tuesday, June 18

Small, medium or large, we will talk about them all! Learn about the value of trees and how they can benefit both your finances and your health. Discuss the placement and how to properly install the correct tree for your yard. Find out which parts of which tree are edible to humans, animals and birds. From deepest root to tallest branch, this tour will cover it all.

Duration 10:30 a.m. - Noon



Stop and Smell the Roses

Tuesday, July 16th

If you have ever wanted to know how to grow roses at home, then this is the tour for you. This tour of the Sarah A. Coley Rose Garden will focus on the cultural practices you need to know to keep your hybrid tea roses, climbers and heirlooms vigorous and blooming all season long. Both novice and experienced rose gardeners welcome!

Duration 9am - 11am



Landscape Maintenance: Know All the Dirt

Tuesday, August 20

Have you ever wanted to know what to do to keep your landscaping vigorous and beautiful throughout the year? This tour will start with the basics and cover everything from proper pruning, watering, mulching, soil conditions and dead-heading. Discussion of correct timing and best way to prune trees, shrubs and perennials will help ensure the most blooms and all season interest in your landscape. With all this knowledge, having an attractive yard is easier than you think!

Duration 10:30 a.m. - Noon



Shrubs Large to Small, Learn about Them All

Tuesday, September 17

Let us help determine the right plant, for the right place and how to help it grow over time. Learn what variety of shrub to plant and where to plant it to create your desired landscape. From deciduous to evergreen, discover the standouts that will highlight your yard. There will also be a special emphasis on the proper care of Hydrangeas and several other newbie shrubs and cultivars too.

Duration 10:30 a.m. - Noon




Wine Tasting


Wine Tasting - June / Museum of Science

Friday, June 7, 2019 Wine Tasting at the Museum of Science from 7pm - 9pm.

Come enjoy the finer things in life at a Wine Tasting. Each evening is spent at a different location at the Zoo. At each event you will enjoy a delectable mix of wine tasting, hors d’oeuvres, live music, and socializing. Bring your friends for a fun evening for all, or make it a romantic couple’s night out. You deserve it!

Duration 7pm - 9pm




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