Cartoon image of animal familes at the Toronto Zoo
Celebrate Family Day at Your Toronto Zoo!
Saturday, February 17 to
Monday, February 19

We're kicking off our 50th Anniversary year at Your Toronto Zoo, and what better way to spend some quality time together this Family Day Long Weekend!

Blue’s Clues meet and greet

February 17, 18 & 19
Celebrate Family Day at Your Toronto Zoo with everyone’s favourite character, Blue! Stop by the Learning & Engagement Centre (beside Zootique) for a family-friendly meet-and-greet. High-five, hug, and grab a photo with this classic character!

  • 11:00-11:30am
  • 12:00-12:30pm
  • 1:00-1:30pm
  • 2:00-2:30pm

Please contact [email protected] with any questions

Orchid Oasis

February 17 to March 17
Greenhouse - Open Daily

Join the Zoo's Horticulture team in celebrating the annual bloom with hand-picked orchids in the newly-updated Greenhouse! Running from Family Day Weekend through the end of March Break, be sure to visit this floral spectacle!

While visiting Orchid Oasis, be sure to enter the ‘in-person attendee exclusive contest’! Simply find the QR code amongst the orchids, scan, and submit for your chance to win a Greenhouse prize pack including a 30-minute Behind-The-Scenes Tour with a Zoo Horticulture Staff and a retail prize pack!

Toronto Zoo Sumatran Orangutans Mother Sekali and baby Wali

Join the Toronto Zoo Membership family and experience 365 days of family fun at your Toronto Zoo! From Saturday, February 17 to Monday, February 19 enjoy a 10% discount on NEW memberships so you can experience the wonder of wildlife with your family! Use code FAMILY online here or stop by in person at the membership office.*

*Must be a new membership, cannot be combined with other discounts or offers.


Make this Family Day extraordinary with an exclusive Wild Encounter! This special experience offers a rare opportunity to do something different from your typical zoo day, getting up close and personal with your favourite animals.

Book Now!

And embark on a unique adventure at the Toronto Zoo!

White rhino and baby at the Toronto Zoo

*Please note our white rhinos and baby are not currently visible.

Wilding Rhino Conservation Fund

To honour your Toronto Zoo’s growing white rhino family and the arrival of #TZTankPuppy, the Toronto Zoo Wildlife Conservancy created the Wilding Rhino Conservation Fund to support organizations committed to protecting wild rhino populations.

This fund will further your Toronto Zoo's conservation impact worldwide, with 100% of funds raised supporting white rhino conservation projects in the wild (“in-situ”).

Donate Today! 🦏

White rhino and baby at the Toronto Zoo

*Please note our white rhinos and baby are not currently visible.

The Toronto Zoo strives to provide experience and events that are accessible to all guests. Accommodation requests by guests for experiences and events are always welcome and every effort will be made to provide optimal support for the needs of guests with disabilities.

Please note all events subject to change without notice.