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Holiday Drop and Shop - OUR GIFT TO YOU!

Saturday, December 6 and Sunday, December 13, 2014

9:30 am to 3:30 pm


This season the Toronto Zoo wants to make your holiday shopping easier with our Holiday Drop and Shop Program. By enrolling in the Drop and Shop Program your child (ages 4-10) will receive a day of fun at the Toronto Zoo and you receive uninterrupted time to finish up your holiday shopping. Your child's day will be a wild mix of Zoo tours, animal encounters, a special visit to the Giant Panda Experience, festive crafts, games and more!


(per child): $40 Zoo Member, $50 Non-Member
And each additional sibling registered for the same day will receive a $10 discount!

Please note: Please provide your child with a nut free morning snack and lunch.

CLICK HERE to register



package features:

  • A colour portrait of "Bob the Sloth"
  • A beautiful package of four Holiday Note Cards featuring "Bob" enjoying the holiday season
  • An invitation to "Parents" Day, a free day at the Zoo for the animal "parent". (Invitation mailed at a later date).
  • Animal fact sheet and Newsletter
  • Animal "parent's" name on our recognition wall
  • Copy of Collections magazine (sent separately)
  • Partial charitable tax receipt (for the buyer of the gift)


and this is the best part!

We will include a coupon entering each animal "parent's" name into our draw for a chance to win a Behind-the-scenes Zoo tour, by limousine golf cart, for 4 guests. Tour will feature a one-on-one with "Bob" and his zookeeper.

Winner will be notified by e-mail or phone.

CLICK HERE to order your Holiday Packages today!

Or call at 416-392-9114 to order by phone.

Has someone on your shopping list asked for ...

Lions, Tigers and Bears? OH MY!

Why not throw in a zebra and a panda too? Give the gift of 5,000 animal 364 days a year with a

Zoo Membership.

It is the perfect gift for that hard to buy for family member!





Friday, December 26, 2014

10:30am, Front Entrance Courtyard

The Toronto Zoo is the place to be on Boxing Day! Join us for half price admission for everyone all day on December 26th. Meet in our front entrance courtyard at 10:30am to begin a guided walk through the NEW Eurasia Wilds to see what delightful seasonal treats await the Zoo's animals. Please bring a non-perishable item for the Daily Bread Food Bank and any old cellphones to help support great ape conservation. Happy Holidays! *Please note this is an outdoor event and subject to change without notice and all proceeds from this day go to the Endangered Species Reserve Fund.

*Please note all events subject to change without notice.

Celebrating 40 Years Of Saving And Protecting Species. 




9:30 am to 4:30 pm
Last admission's one hour before closing.
The Toronto Zoo is open year round (except Dec. 25th).


General Admission (13-64): $23
Seniors (65+): $18
Children (3-12): $14
Children (2 and under): FREE

Members: FREE

Prices include tax as applicable
Parking is $10 year round


For more information, contact Lesley Dean at (416) 392-5939.

Events and admission prices subject to change without notice.
For general information visit


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



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