2013 Weekly Media Send Outs
Toronto Zoo Weekly Feature - Thursday, 2013-09-12
Kids, 12 and Under, Receive FREE* Admission on Weekends and School Holidays!
Until Monday, October 14, 2013
The Toronto Zoo is proud to announce a new initiative to encourage kids, 12 and under, to visit the zoo and receive free admission* on weekends and school holidays. This initiative takes effect on Friday, September 13, 2013 and will run until Monday, October 14, 2013 which includes the Thanksgiving Weekend.
The Toronto Zoo is open year round, with the exception of Christmas Day, and we have a lot to offer with our award-winning indoor pavilions and animals, on exhibit year-round, including the giant
pandas, Arctic wolves, polar bears, orangutans, Western lowland gorillas, to name a few. The
Toronto Zoo plays a major role in many conservation and species survival initiatives at home and
abroad throughout the year and visitors can learn about these and other initiatives during a visit to the zoo.
CLICK HERE for the full Press Release.
*Kids, 12 and under, must be accompanied by an adult. NOT valid for school groups.
Saturday, September 14 and Sunday, September 15
White and Indian Rhino Exhibits
9:30am to 4:00pm
Toronto Zoo has 2 of the 5 species of rhinos that exist on the planet and their wild cousins need our help. Come out and be a part of the Zoo's conservation efforts and #helptherhinos. Learn about rhinos and their habitats and their role in their environments. Enjoy special Keeper Talks at 12:00pm and 2:00pm (Indian Rhino) and 1:00pm and 4:00pm (White Rhino).
Saturday, September 21
Our annual fundraiser run/walk for the Zoo! Open to all runners, walkers, and fitness folk of all ages and abilities. Bring the whole family for a day of fitness, fun and fundraising. Support the Toronto Zoo and invite your friends, family and colleagues to pledge a runner! For further information and start times CLICK HERE.
Saturday, October 5 & Sunday, October 6 and Saturday, October 12, Sunday October 13 & Monday, October 14
Crisp fall air, vibrant colours and fun for all ages; the Toronto Zoo is the place to be this October! We are celebrating the changing of the season with a new fall event with interactive and themed activities, educational programs, tours, keeper talks and enrichment programs with the animals. There is something for everyone in your family including Fall Foliage Tours, Photography-The Zoo and You-sessions, Preparing Your Garden For Winter and Tundra Trek Tours.
Bear Necessities: Ice. Food. Cubs. - Keep Voting!
The Toronto Zoo is proud to be selected as one of the project's in Shell's FuellingChange Initiative and YOU can help! In the running to win $100,000, the Bear Necessities project will support polar bears through Toronto Zoo's conservation, education and research programs.
Visit our Bear Necessities page at www.fuellingchange.com
for exciting updates, photos and video of Hudson - a Toronto Zoo superstar! Vote NOW at www.fuellingchange.com
Toronto Zoo's Mobile Giving Has Launched in Support of Conservation!
The Toronto Zoo launched its Mobile Giving program in early August - and YOU can help support the Zoo with a simple text message. Making a $5.00 donation to support conservation at the Toronto Zoo is an easy as texting ZOOPANDA to 41010. A one-time donation will be added to the donor's mobile phone bill. Call #416-392-9105 for more information!
JOKE OF THE WEEK:
- What do you call a panda bear with no teeth?
- A gummy bear.
Looking to add some adventure to your next Corporate Event?
Why not bring your herd to the wildest venue in town-The Toronto Zoo.
CLICK HERE for full details on our extensive Corporate Events Package or to book your event today!
Current Zoo Hours: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, daily. Last admissions one hour before closing.
The Toronto Zoo is open year round (except Dec. 25th).
General Admission (13-64 incl): $28
Seniors (65+): $23
Children (3-12): $18
Children (2 and under): FREE
Promotion: Kids, 12 and Under, Receive FREE* Admission on Weekends and School Holidays!
Until Monday, October 14, 2013
Prices include tax as applicable
Parking is $10
For more information, contact Lesley Dean at (416) 392-5939.
Events and admission prices subject to change without notice.
For general information visit torontozoo.com.
Toronto Zoo is accredited by CAZA (Canada's Accredited Zoos and Aquariums). Look for this logo whenever you visit a Canadian zoo as your assurance that you are supporting a facility dedicated to providing excellent care for animals, a great experience for you, and a better future for all living things. For more information, visit caza.ca.