No one makes holidays sparkle like your Toledo Zoo; it’s the area’s destination for family memories. The fun starts early and lasts all winter long! Visit the Zoo’s website, toledozoo.org, for more information about these and other upcoming events.
All Month Long
Holiday Parties – Book Yours Today
With exotic venues and award-winning catering options, your holiday party at the Zoo is tailor-made to suit your needs. Add a million-plus twinkling lights, carolers and everything else that makes the Zoo the area’s premier holiday destination, and you have a party like none other! Learn more at toledozoo.org/holidayparties.
Nov. 10 – 11
Fisher-Price® Little People™ Holiday Show
Enjoy a live musical show featuring Little People™ costumed characters. Join in lots of singing, dancing and special surprises as Little People friends discover the true meaning of holiday spirit. The Fisher-Price® Little People™ Holiday show is sponsored by Fisher-Price®.
Friday, Nov. 16
Join friends and family as the Zoo lights its 85-foot Norway Spruce with more than 35,000 LED lights – more lights than the famous tree in New York City’s Rockefeller Center. Last year, Travelocity named the Zoo’s “Big Tree” one of the top five holiday trees in the U.S.; come see why! The tree-lighting ceremony is presented by KeyBank. Learn more attoledozoo.org/lights.
Friday, Nov. 16 –Monday, Dec. 31
Lights Before Christmas
3 p.m. (closing times vary)
On top of more-than-a-million lights, enjoy hot chocolate and other holiday treats, carolers and ice-carving demonstrations on selected evenings, and (weather permitting) rides on the Safari Railway and African Animal Carousel. The Zoo is your Santa Claus destination, too, as the jolly old elf will hear children’s wishes in the Indoor Theatre through Dec. 23.TheLights Before Christmas is presented by KeyBank. Learn more at toledozoo.org/lights.
Friday, Nov. 23
Open for Holiday Shopping
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Start your holiday shopping with remarkable gifts you won’t find anywhere else. The Zoo offers gifts the animal lovers on your list will cherish, from one-of-a-kind jewelry and apparel to animal sponsorship, Zoo memberships and special event tickets.
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