Please note: Your Toronto Zoo is currently accepting corporate Zoo Day and event bookings, but our event offerings may differ from what is included below. Please contact groupevents@torontozoo.ca for more information. Please note that event offerings are subject to change without notice.

Birthday Parties & Family Celebrations – Private event bookings are currently unavailable due to limited Event staff resources. Families are welcome to celebrate at the Zoo on their own within the gathering limits and following all public health guidelines. Please visit Toronto Zoo – Welcome Back to purchase your admission tickets for your visit.

For virtual Zoo experiences, including tours and Meet & Greets with an animal, please visit Zoo to You or contact programs@torontozoo.ca for more information about available virtual experiences.

EVENT TYPES

ADMISSION RATES

VENUES

ADDED VALUE

WILD ADDITIONS

CATERING

ZOO INFORMATION & FAQ

ACCESSIBILITY

POLICIES & PROCEDURES

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NEW Zoo Connectionz

Looking for a special birthday message from the Zoo? Or want to make your next virtual meeting WILD with a special animal appearance? Check out these amazing virtual Zoo opportunities!

SIMBA EAST & SIMBA WEST PICNIC SITES


 

Simba East Picnic Site

Simba West Picnic Site

Capacity*

30

30

Rate**

$250.00 + HST

$325.00 + HST

Availability

Late April to October

Late April to October

Indoor/Outdoor

Outdoor

Outdoor

Accessible***

Yes
Please Note: Areas of uneven terrain

Yes
Please Note: Areas of uneven terrain

Location

African Savanna – Adjacent to Simba Safari Lodge Restaurant

African Savanna – Adjacent to Simba Safari Lodge Restaurant

Walking Distance From Entrance

20 minutes

20 minutes

Seating

Picnic Tables

Picnic Tables

Audio-Visual

Not Available

Not Available

Electricity

Available

Available

Accessible Washrooms

Adjacent to Picnic Site

Adjacent to Picnic Site

Features

  • Grass picnic site
  • Private area surrounded by shrubs and fencing
  • Shaded
  • Stone and gravel pathway
  • Recycling, compost, & garbage bins
  • 40’ x 20’ tent – sheltered on three sides
  • Grass picnic site
  • Private area surrounded by shrubs and fencing
  • Shaded
  • Stone and gravel pathway
  • Recycling, compost, & garbage bins

Looking for a bigger venue?
Simba East and Simba West can be combined to create a larger picnic site
Rate: $565.00 ($500.00 + $65.00 HST)

*Venue capacities are dependent on event set-up requirements. Larger groups can be accommodated through multiple seatings.
**Rates subject to change without notice. Venue rentals are from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, unless otherwise noted. Premium surcharges may apply for extended rentals and/or after-hour events.
***For more information on accessibility, please refer to Toronto Zoo - Accessibility.