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NEW Event!

Tequila and Tapas

Fri, May 5

Malawi Event Center and Africa Overlook
6-9 p.m.

Celebrate the taste of Cinco de Mayo at Toledo Zoo’s newest event! Sample various tequilas along with professionally-paired small plates. Discover your new favorite cocktail while roaming different stations indoors and out. Tickets include admission, parking, six tequila and food tasting samples, entertainment and more!

Event is rain or shine. Tickets are non-refundable. All participants must be age 21 or older. Valid ID required. Toledo Zoo reserves the right to refuse entry to any individual or party who does not comply with this policy. Refunds will not be issued for tickets purchased for any party that is under age 21 or cannot provide valid ID at the time of entry.


  • Sweet potato black bean empanada with sweet corn aioli
  • Barbacoa beef street taco with chopped onion, cilantro, and queso fresca
  • Fried mahi taco with mango salsa
  • Chicken mole tostadas with cotija cheese and cabbage slaw
  • Pork carnitas with salsa verde or tomatillo pico
  • Street corn cups
  • Desserts include: Tres leche, churros and margarita cupcakes