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Easter Weekend at the Toronto Zoo
Monday, April 22 @ 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating until Monday, April 22, 2019
It’s Easter Weekend, spring has sprung and the folks and animals ate the Zoo are ready to get outside and play! There will be special on-site animal encounters, daily Meet the Keeper Talks, the chance of catching a glimpse of our Veterinarians at work in the Wildlife Health Centre, Animal Enrichment, Outreach Animal Encounters at Discovery Zone and Greenhouse Tours and more!
As well the Zoo will be celebrating Earth Day all weekend long with fun earth facts at our Meet the Keeper Talks and a free eco-bag offer when you spend $30 or more at the Zootique or Greenhouse Gift Shops while supplies last. On hand for the Easter fun will be the Easter Bunny and “Benny” the Toronto Zoo Wildlife Care Outreach Bunny all in the Special Events Centre on Friday, and Saturday!
Hop on over and enjoy this holiday weekend with your friends at the Toronto Zoo.
Fun With The Easter Bunny | Friday and Saturday only at the Special Events Centre from 10 am to 2 pm
The Easter Bunny will be making daily appearances and he’s bringing spring-themed activities for the whole family to enjoy including Plant a Spring Flower, Decorate a Cookie and crafts. As well “Benny” the Toronto Zoo Wildlife Care Outreach Bunny will be on hand for meet-and-greets throughout the day.
Please note: Decorate a Cookie activity is for children 12 and under and while supplies last. The Toronto Zoo will offer a limited gluten-free option however we are unable to offer peanut-free options. We encourage those wishing to participate in the cookie decorating to bring a take-home container and bag for the Spring Flower activity.
Easter Activities All Weekend
Who Gets the Golden Egg? | Attending a Wildlife Care Keeper Talk this Easter Weekend? Listen carefully and ask questions as one lucky guest with the best question will receive a golden egg redeemable at the Zootique Gift Shop for an Easter Plush. One egg per talk. No cash value.
Adventures on the Tundra Air or the Conservation Carousel | Feel the spring breeze in your hair! Both will be open, weather dependent, throughout the weekend.
Wildlife Health Centre | This state-of-the-art facility is the first of its kind in Canada and further enhances the Toronto Zoo as a centre of excellence in high-quality animal care through veterinary and reproductive sciences, nutritional physiology, and conservation and wildlife research. Open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Who knows, you may catch a glimpse of our Veterinarians at work!
Greenhouse Tours | Take in a free tour and a chance to see some of the Zoo’s most beautiful flowers and plants at our Greenhouse on Friday and Saturday 10 am to 4 pm.
Daily Meet the Keeper Talks | Choose from a number of Meet the Keeper Talks and learn about each animal’s conservation status and how you can help the animals in the wild by helping to protect our Earth. All in celebration of Earth Day! Also don’t forget to listen carefully for your chance to be awarded the Golden Egg and win an Easter Bunny plush!
Easter-themed Enrichment Treats For the Animals | The animals will be enjoying a special Easter-themed enrichment schedule this holiday weekend. Watch as the animals are provided natural challenges such as a exploring for food, puzzles and feedings. Enrichment is important at the Toronto Zoo and we work hard to ensure that the animals provided a year-round enrichment opportunity.
The Zoo is free to children two years of age and younger.