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Toronto Bat Celebration

Join Toronto’s first-ever citywide bat celebration! Sign up for an event to learn all about our flying friends and how you can help protect them.

Toronto's First Ever Bat Bonanza

Join us for Toronto’s first-ever citywide bat celebration! From family-friendly bat walks to informative bat presentations, this festival offers so many opportunities to help you learn about the native bats that call Toronto home! Bust some common myths and develop an appreciation for these misunderstood yet important inhabitants of the wild urban landscape of the city.

Meet Toronto Zoo’s bat experts for an evening drink and experience the night sky come alive.

Guided by naturalists, learn about the bats that call High Park home at this family-friendly event.

Guided by a bat expert, learn about Toronto’s urban nighttime critters.

Meet Toronto Zoo’s bat experts for an evening drink and experience the night sky come alive.

Join Canada’s leading bat experts for a bat presentation and hike.

Meet Toronto Zoo’s bat experts for an evening drink and experience the night sky come alive.

Guided by naturalists, learn about the bats that call High Park home at this family-friendly event.

Meet Toronto Zoo’s bat experts for an evening drink and experience the night sky come alive.

Bat photos credit: Sherri and Brock Fenton

Wish to learn about bats from the comfort of your own home? Sign up for our online naturalist course The Wonderful World of Bats! designed by bat expert, Dr. Cylita Guy.

Through engaging content, expert insights, and practical resources, this course allows you to explore the basics of bat biology, bat species native to Toronto and Ontario, the challenges facing bat conservation, and lots more! Register today and don’t miss out on learning more about these misunderstood mammals!

Thank You to our Program Partners

The first Toronto Bat Celebration is made possible thanks to the successful partnership between Downsview Park, High Park Nature Centre and Toronto Zoo. We invite other nature organizations in the Greater Toronto Area to help in the growth of future iterations of this citywide celebration.