Zoo Snooze – Fridays and Saturdays, March 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30 and 31. Spending the night at the zoo is a wildly good time. During the overnight adventure, guests make enrichment for the animals, tour the zoo, meet animals up close and enjoy delicious meals. Each Snooze lasts from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 a.m. the next day. Separate fee. Preregistration required. For more information, visit toledozoo.org/zoo-snooze.
Animal Tales: Down on the Farm – Tuesday, March 6 through Wednesday, March 21. Preschool-aged children are invited to attend this three-week educational series all about animals found on a farm. Classes are one hour long and include a live animal, fun craft, games and stories. More information, including cost, is available at toledozoo.org/family-programs. Member discounts apply.
Garden Tour Series: Come Grow With Us – Tuesday, March 13. Join the zoo’s horticulture staff for a behind-the-scenes tour of the zoo’s greenhouse facility, home to a unique variety of plants suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. Guests will also get a sneak peek at what the zoo has planned for summer annual displays and take home some tips on how to start and grow healthy annuals, vegetables and indoor foliage plants. Tour meets at Ziem’s Conservatory at 10:30 a.m. Separate fee, preregistration required. Member discounts apply. Tour is rain or shine. Please visit toledozoo.org/gardentours.
Online Coupons – through Friday, March 16. During the first weeks of March, the zoo is offering discounted admission coupons to make family fun even more affordable. The 25 percent off coupon is available online at www.toledozoo.org and is valid weekdays (Monday through Friday) March 5-9 and 12-16. Guests must present the coupon (printed or digital) at the entry gate to receive the discount. The coupon is not valid with any other offers and does not apply to groups of 20 or more.
Kids’ Night Out – Friday, March 23. Parents, enjoy a night off while zoo staff watches the kids. Drop children ages 5-12 off at 6:00 p.m. and pick them up by 9:00 p.m. While at the zoo, kids will enjoy games, crafts and the chance to meet a live zoo animal. Pizza will also be provided. For more information, including pricing and registration, please visit toledozoo.org/family-programs. Member discounts apply.
Wine Tasting – Friday, March 23. Ages 21 and up enjoy a delectable array of wines, hors d’oeuvres, live music and socializing surrounded by the cool beauty of the Arctic Encounter from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Advanced tickets are required. Separate fee. Member discounts apply. For more information, please visit toledozoo.org/wine.
Teddy Bear Care Fair – Saturday, March 24. Bring a favorite stuffed pal and zoo volunteers will make sure it’s fixed up and fit for another year of fun. Visitors and their stuffies can also enjoy keeper and vet talks, animal feeds and demonstrations, puppet shows, activities and more. This event runs 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and is free with zoo admission. Additional information available at toledozoo.org/teddybear.
Garden Tour Series: Come Grow With Us – Tuesday, March 27. Join the zoo’s horticulture staff for a behind-the-scenes tour of the zoo’s greenhouse facility, home to a unique variety of plants suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. Guests will also get a sneak peek at what the zoo has planned for summer annual displays and take home some tips on how to start and grow healthy annuals, vegetables and indoor foliage plants. Tour meets at Ziem’s Conservatory at 10:30 a.m. Separate fee, preregistration required. Member discounts apply. Tour is rain or shine. Please visit toledozoo.org/gardentours.
Spring Break Camp – Tuesday, March 27 through Thursday, March 29. Need something fun for your children to do that keeps the learning going while on spring break from school? Sign them up for Spring Break Camp at the Toledo Zoo. Campers ages 5-12 will enjoy spending the day exploring animal exhibits, seeing live animal demonstrations and playing fun games. Each day has a different interactive theme and campers are welcome to sign up for one or more days. More information, including cost and daily themes, is available at toledozoo.org/camps.
Animal Egg Hunt – Friday, March 30. Visitors can enjoy watching their favorite zoo animals discover what enrichment treats the Easter Bunny left in their exhibits. This event runs from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and is free with zoo admission. For the full schedule of activities, visit toledozoo.org/egghunt.
Breakfast With the Bunny – Friday, March 30 and Saturday, March 31. Bring the whole family to the zoo for the complete spring experience from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Begin with an egg hunt, then sit down in the Malawi Event Center for a breakfast buffet, get pictures taken with the bunny, meet a new animal friend and enjoy fun crafts and activities. Reservations required. Separate fee. Contact Group Sales at (419) 385-5721, ext. 6001 to make reservations. Member discounts apply. For additional information, visit toledozoo.org/bunny.
Visit the Toledo Zoo’s website, www.toledozoo.org, or call (419) 385-4040 for more information about these and other upcoming events.