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Hippo Awareness Weekend

Saturday, June 15 and Sunday, June 16, 2019
Free with admission
11am to 3pm
Pygmy and River Hippo Exhibits

The event will offer up education tables at each location to help educate our guests about the importance of conservation of hippos in the wild. There will be a fundraising table including a silent auction. Proceeds to go to Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiquesten Cote d'Ivoire (CSRS) and Wechiau Community Hippo Sanctuary.

Pygmy Hippo in the water at the Zoo

Hippos grazing at the Zoo


*Please note all events subject to change without notice.


Please be advised the Toronto Zoo will become a smoke-free property for our guests starting on May 1, 2019. Learn more here.

Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26, 2019
Please be advised that the Wildlife Health Centre Viewing Gallery will be closed for Doors Open Toronto and it will re-open on Monday, 2019-05-27. Those wishing to take part in Doors Open Toronto must enter via the Administrative Complex located at 361A Old Finch Ave. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Please note that the Zoo’s hours on Saturday, June 1, 2019 will be 10:00am to 7:00pm.

The Zoo is hosting a private event for SickKids Hospital from 8:00am to 10:00am.