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361A Old Finch Avenue
Toronto, ON Canada
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Toronto Zoo

June 2019

White Rhino Open House

Thursday, June 20 - Friday, June 21
Toronto Zoo, 361A Old Finch Avenue
Toronto, ON Canada
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Visit behind the scenes at the White Rhino Barn and meet our staff. Guests will gain entry to the white rhino barn for the suggested donation of a toonie. Visitors can come and meet some of our white rhinos up close and chat with the Savanna keeping staff about how we care for them throughout the year and be inspired by the rhino’s story. There will be a silent auction and rhino themed merchandise for sale throughout the weekend plus…

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National Indigenous People Day

Friday, June 21 - Sunday, June 23
Toronto Zoo, 361A Old Finch Avenue
Toronto, ON Canada
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The Toronto Zoo is celebrating National Indigenous People’s Day and 23 years of strong, vibrant cultures and traditions. The event is free with admission. Free admission will be provided to National Indigenous peoples with the presentation of a status card, Metis card, or an Inuit Health Branch Client Identification Number (N-Number) on Friday, June 21, Saturday, June 22 and Sunday, June 23, 2019. One admission per person. More details to come!

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Saving Species Day

Saturday, June 29 - Monday, July 1
Toronto Zoo, 361A Old Finch Avenue
Toronto, ON Canada
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Join us over Canada Day weekend (June 29 to July 1) from 11am - 3pm at the Americas pavilion to learn about all of our “Breed and Release” conservation programs and meet some of the endangered Canadian Species we are trying to save from extinction. The weekend will be filled with “meet and greets” with zookeepers, animal visitors and some of our program partners including Biologists from Wildlife Preservation Canada’s Shrike Recovery Program. The Toronto zoo strives to protect species…

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July 2019

Global Tiger Weekend

Saturday, July 27 - Sunday, July 28
Toronto Zoo, 361A Old Finch Avenue
Toronto, ON Canada
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Join the Toronto Zoo in celebrating Global Tiger Weekend! Our celebration not only focuses on the plight tigers are facing in the wild, but aims to build appreciation for this beautiful carnivore. Get to know our Sumatran tiger’s Hari and Kemala and enjoy activities such as: touch tables, educational games, extra enrichment opportunities, and a chance to meet our tiger keepers. Sumatran Tigers are critically endangered in the wild. Tiger’s only live in 7% of their historic range, and in…

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August 2019

Penguin Awareness Weekend

Saturday, August 3 - Monday, August 5
Toronto Zoo, 361A Old Finch Avenue
Toronto, ON Canada
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African Penguins are one of the S.A.F.E. species here at the Toronto zoo. Their numbers have plummeted over the past 100 years and are expected to become extirpated in the next 10-15 years. Join us from 11:00am - 3:00pm at the African Penguin exhibit where you can meet your lovable feathered friends. The day will be filled with special meet & greets, family activities, silent auctions and draws for unique penguin prizes. Don't forget to join us at 12:30pm for…

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World Lion Weekend

Saturday, August 10 - Sunday, August 11
Toronto Zoo, 361A Old Finch Avenue
Toronto, ON Canada
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World Lion Weekend is a global celebration for people to come together to pay tribute to the mighty lion while fulfilling a mission to do our part to save and protect these iconic species. Join us at the lion house to celebrate World Lion Day! We will be opening the doors to our lion house both days, Saturday, August 10 and Sunday, August 11, from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm to raise awareness and promote lion conservation. For a small…

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Bat Awareness Weekend

Saturday, August 17 - Sunday, August 18
Toronto Zoo, 361A Old Finch Avenue
Toronto, ON Canada
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Bats are amazing animals, and are entirely undeserving of their scary reputation. They also need our help! Half of Ontario’s beats are on the endangered species list. Join the team from the Toronto Zoo’s Native Bat Conservation Program in the Zoo’s front courtyard to learn the truth about bats, and the work we are doing save them. We hope to see you there. Even if you are scared of bats – we can change that. Activities include: Learn about the…

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Orangutan Awareness Weekend

Saturday, August 24 - Sunday, August 25
Toronto Zoo, 361A Old Finch Avenue
Toronto, ON Canada
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This event will focus on the impact of de-forestation and the palm oil issues as well as how the Zoo is supporting sustainable palm oil products. Guests can learn how they can help by changing some of their daily habits. Silent auction items and interpretive stations and keeper talks will also be part of this event. Funds raised will go to the Sumatran Orangutan Society. Saturday, August 24 and Sunday, August 25, 2019 Free with Admission 11am to 3pm Indo-Malaya…

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September 2019

International Vulture Awareness Weekend

Sunday, September 1 - Monday, September 2
Toronto Zoo, 361A Old Finch Avenue
Toronto, ON Canada
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Join the Toronto Zoo to celebrate Vulture Awareness Day. Vultures are an ecologically vital group of birds that face a range of threats in many areas that they occur. Populations of many species are under pressure and some species are facing extinction. The focus of International Vulture Awareness Weekend is to highlight the ecological importance of vultures and why we need to save them. Our awareness day offers many educational opportunities as well as hands on activities. Support an important…

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World Rhino Days

Saturday, September 7 - Sunday, September 8
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One event on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 12:00 am

Toronto Zoo, 361A Old Finch Avenue
Toronto, ON Canada
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The Toronto Zoo is celebrating World Rhino Day on four dates in 2019. Join us to connect with our amazing Greater One Horned and Whites Rhinos on two different weekends. Join keeping staff for an interactive behind the scenes experience at both rhino barns to honor World Rhino. More details to come. Saturday, September 7th, Sunday, September 8th AND Saturday, September 28th, Sunday 29th Ticketed event

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Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

Friday, September 13 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT
Toronto Zoo, 361A Old Finch Avenue
Toronto, ON Canada
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Join Toronto Zoo staff and your fellow citizens in taking action to clean-up communities in our own backyard and help wildlife! This event is located at the Rouge Park Beaches, 195 Rouge Hills Dr. Parking is free and pizza and drinks will be provided. Drop in anytime between 10am and 2pm. Please register by Friday, September 6, 2019 by emailing aap@torontozoo.ca. Every little bit helps, whether it is 15 min, an hour, or more! Friday, September 13, 2019 10am to…

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October 2019

Boo at the Zoo

Saturday, October 19 - Sunday, October 20
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Saturday, repeating until Sunday, October 27, 2019

Toronto Zoo, 361A Old Finch Avenue
Toronto, ON Canada
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Calling all costumed kiddies! For Boo at the Zoo weekends kids in costume (ages 12 and under) get FREE admission *when accompanied by an adult paying regular admission. Offer not valid with passes including Air Miles, City Pass, bulk tickets, etc. Boo at the Zoo (kids 12 and under in costume get in FREE*) Saturday, October 19 and Sunday, October 20 and Saturday, October 26 and Sunday, October 27, 2019

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