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World Giraffe Day

Friday, June 21, 2019
Giraffe exhibit, African Savanna
11:00am to 3:00pm
Free with admission

We can’t think of a better way to spend the longest day of the year than celebrating the world’s tallest land mammal!

World Giraffe Day features interactive and educational activities about giraffes and why saving and protecting this vulnerable species is so important. See our Wildlife Care Team engage Kiko and Mstari with a training demonstration, enrichment items, and browse throughout the day. Special for June 21, participate in our social media challenge to help us spread awareness of the plight of giraffes. Details at the event. Free with Zoo admission.

Giraffe 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.