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Now through Sunday, January 4th

The kids are on holiday break so why not enjoy some family time at the Toronto Zoo. With over 10K of scenic walking trails, indoor and exotic pavilions, animal encounters and more the Toronto Zoo is the place to be this holiday season! Join us for daily animal encounters in our Panda Interpretive Centre at 11am and 2pm* and don't forget to visit our new indoor giraffe house, penguin chicks, and the newly opened Eurasia Wilds. Happy Holidays from our WILD family to yours! Please note that our penguin chicks may be off exhibit periodically due to feeding time, check ups and swimming lessons. Yes, it is true-penguin chicks need to learn how to swim!

CLICK HERE to see video of the 

Zoo's African Baby Penguins!

*Subject to change without notice


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 the Toronto Zoo is open year round except Dec. 25th.



The Toronto Zoo is open 364 days a year and is the destination for winter adventure! With our interactive map, planning your winter escape has never been easier. Scroll over each animal exhibit and pavilion to plan your trip today. The Toronto Zoo has so much to offer, even in the cold, including six warm tropical pavilions full of exotic animals at every turn, daily keeper talks and 10 km of scenic winter trails.

Only ONE day left!

In the spirit of the holidays, we are celebrating with a



Christmas Countdown on our Facebook page! Become our Facebook friend and keep your eyes peeled daily now through till Christmas Eve for fantastic discounts, giveaways, and special announcements



December Enrichment Extravaganza


'Twas the month of Christmas,
And all through the Zoo,
The keepers were busy,
Enriching our reindeers for you!

Come our to the Tundra Trek every Saturday in December at 1:30pm to watch our Reindeer get
special holiday themed treats and meet their keepers.

Celebrating 40 Years Of Saving And Protecting Species. 



9:30am to 4:30pm
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.
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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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