On Sunday October 16, 2016 from 8:45 am to 11:15 am, Friends of High Park Zoo will host a cheering station for the Scotiabank Waterfront Marathon, where the Zoo’s neighbours and supporters can celebrate and cheer on the runners. Pledges made in support of High Park Zoo’s champion runners will support High Park Zoo and […]
Honey Match Fundraiser FHPZ is excited to announce that our Honey Match fundraiser reached its goal! $40,000 will go towards improving Honey’s home. Thank you again to both the Honey Family and Griggs Family Foundations for their generous donations of $10,000 each in matching funds. Our final total and the winner of our art draw […]
Summer is heating up and so is our Honey Match fundraising initiative! All donations made by our July 17th deadline will be matched by the Honey Family and Griggs Family Foundations, up to a total of $20,000. Help us raise the funds we need to improve the Zoo and Honey’s home! Donations can be made […]
It Starts With A Plan, A Master Plan On Thursday January 28, 2016 at High Park Forest School following months of collaboration with our stakeholders, Friends of High Park Zoo unveiled its High Park Zoo Master Plan. Click here for more details Master Plan Page.
One of North America’s oldest zoos, High Park Zoo, is planning a face lift and we want you to be a part of it. For over 120 years, the free admission High Park Zoo has been one of the jewels of Toronto. As part of the development of a new Master Plan for High Park […]
Friends of High Park Zoo has launched “I Love High Park Zoo”, a video that captures the unique spirit of the zoo. Directed by Simone Stock, Vice Chair of Friends of High Park Zoo, the video stars some of the animals and the families who love frequenting the oldest free zoo in North America. Check […]
FHPZ Partners with visual artist Leanne Davies to reproduce High Park Zoo peacock artwork – Starry Night Flyer #Roncesvalles (2015) Postcards and Posters available at the Llama Pen (for a suggested donation of $1 and $3) Limited edition Giclée prints for sale (a portion of the proceeds donated to High Park Zoo) Meet Leanne in […]
Presentation & Round Table Discussion Date: Thursday, October 15th, 2015 7:00 to 8:30 PM Location: High Park Forest School, Colborne Lodge Drive, Toronto, ON One of North America’s oldest zoos, High Park Zoo, is planning a face lift and we want you to be a part of it. For over 120 years, the free […]
Friends of High Park Zoo has installed a new exhibit to showcase the Zoo’s rich history, from the early days to present day. There are 18 pieces in total in three locations at the Zoo. Stop by for a visit to take a look!
THANK YOU!! The funds raised have been matched thanks to the generous support of the Honey Family Foundation and the Griggs Family Foundation. Your donations will help refurbish the Llama Pen (Honey’s Home).
FRIENDS OF HIGH PARK ZOO’S: VISION To ensure there is always a free community zoo in High Park for families to enjoy. MISSION To enhance High Park Zoo for the benefit of all visitors by leading activities that engage the community, while promoting education, awareness and fundraising for the Zoo. VALUES Accountable […]
Donate – Volunteer – Visit DONATE: Donations to support High Park Zoo can be made through Toronto Parks and Trees Foundation online, onsite or by mail. Online: http://www.torontoparksandtrees.ca/Projects/Current-Projects/High-Park-Zoo Onsite: Donation Stations in High Park are located outside: the Llama Pen and the Grenadier Café. By Mail: Please make cheques payable to Toronto Parks and Trees Foundation […]
Established in the 1893 for deer, the Zoo’s animal paddocks have always been a popular attraction. Today, over 120 years later, the Zoo’s eleven paddocks are home to a variety of animal species from around the world including bison, llamas, peacocks, reindeer, highland cattle, wallabies, emus and sheep. The Zoo is free to the public […]