Stomp into Dino Days:

Roar, Explore, and More!

Looking for a fun summer activity the entire family can enjoy? Join us July 5-14 for the highly anticipated return of DINO DAYS! Transport yourselves back to the ‘Age of Dinosaurs’ and relish in a time of prehistoric wonder.

This year, in addition to our Dino Gardens featuring our 5 HUGE animatronic dinosaurs, we’re excited to announce the return of the DINO-MITE Fun Zone! Get ready for a 50 ft. Jurassic World inflatable obstacle course and other dino-themed activities.

Brand new this year, Southwest Pet London is hosting a Reptile Zoo, where you can meet and learn about a variety of fascinating reptiles. Plus, Bob the Fossil Guy will be here with his amazing fossil exhibit, and we’ve added some exciting fossil workshops for hands-on learning and exploration!

So, mark your calendars. We look forward to seeing you for a roaring good time!


No Advance Registration Required.



Meet the Dinosaurs in our Dino Garden

July 5-14

10:00am – 4:00pm

$10.00 per Person
Tickets are available at entry.

*Includes entry into Dino-Mite Fun Zone.

Step into the enchanting realm of our ‘Dino Gardens,’ where you’ll be awestruck by an incredible collection of five animatronic dinosaurs with lifelike motions and thunderous roars. As you wander through our carefully designed landscape, you’ll be transported to the ancient past, all while revelling in the beauty of our lush gardens.


Unleash the Dino Adventure

July 5-14

10:00am – 4:00pm

$10.00 per Person
Tickets are available at entry.

*Includes entry into Dino Garden.

Welcome to the ‘DINO-MITE Fun Zone’ – an exciting addition this year, brimming with dino-inspired activities tailored to delight kids of all ages. Embark on an adventure as you take on the challenge of our 50-foot Jurassic World Obstacle Course, or channel your inner archaeologist while digging for fossils. It’s an experience filled with endless enjoyment and discovery!


Unearth the Past: Fossil Exhibit Experience

July 13 & 14

11:00am – 3:00pm

Free to Public

Get ready to encounter some of the world’s most fascinating reptiles at our Reptile Zoo, hosted by Southwest Pet London! From slithering snakes to exotic lizards, this is a chance to see these amazing creatures up close and learn about their unique habitats and behaviours.


Help Us Feed the Need in Our Community

July 5 & 14

10:00am – 4:00pm

Tickets: $5.00 EA. or 3 for $10
Tickets for purchase at checkouts.

Support the St. Thomas Elgin Food Bank and be entered for a chance to win our ULTIMATE Summer Family Fun Prize Pack! This amazing prize pack is worth over $500 and includes gift certificates and complimentary passes from local businesses and attractions. Let’s come together to feed the need in our community!

  • (4) Adventure Farm Day Passes from Clovermead.
  • (1) Family Day Pass from the London Children’s Museum (good for a family of 2 adults and up to 4 children).
  • (4) Golf Passes and Golf Cart Rental from Belmont Golf Club.
  • (2) Water Park passes from East Park London.
  • (4) Passes to the Fun Farm from Great Lakes Farms, plus (1) small and (1) large bag of apples.
  • (1) Family Pass from Reptilia London.
  • (4) Outdoor mini golf passes from Putting Zoo.
  • (4) Cosmic Bowling passes from Heritage Lanes Bowling.
  • (2) Indoor mini golf passes from Railway 1856 Ultimate Mini Golf.
  • (2) Tickets to attend a summer show of your choosing from the Port Stanly Festival Theatre.
  • (1) Family Day Pass from Gay Lea Dairy Museum.
  • (1) Adult VIP Pass, (1) Child VIP Pass & (2) Coupons for 2 for 1 Admission from Reptilia London.
  • ($100) Gift Certificate from Crock A Doodle.
  • ($100) Gift Certificate from GT’s On The Beach.
  • ($75 value) Lavender Products from Sparta Lavender Farm.
  • ($50) Gift Certificate from Lotus Thai Restaurant.
  • ($50) Gift Certificate from Boston Pizza St. Thomas.
  • ($50) Sweet Treats from Sweet Spot Candy Shop.
  • ($25) Gift Certificate from Quai Du Vin.
  • ($25) Gift Certificate from Why Not Cookies Cafe.
  • ($15) Gift Certificate from Caps Off Brewing Co.
  • ($10) Gift Certificate from Opa’s Pretzels.
  • and MORE!

A HUGE thank you to our generous supporters! To learn more about each business, click on their logo. Show them some love by visiting their websites or giving them a like and follow on social media.


Look the Part: Bring Out Your Inner Dino

July 6, 7, 13 & 14

11:00am – 2:30pm

$5.00 per Person
Purchase Tickets at Dino Bites Snack Bar.

for a Arm or Half Face design.

Transform into your favourite dinosaur or choose a whimsical design with our Dino Days Face Painting! Let the talented artist from Giggle Time create a masterpiece on your face or arm, making your visit unforgettable. Roar with delight and bring out your inner dino!


Satisfy Your Jurassic Hunger!

July 6, 7, 13 & 14

11:00am – 4:00pm

See each truck for menu & pricing.

Satisfy your Jurassic hunger with mouthwatering offerings from our local food trucks! Come support these amazing local culinary talents and indulge in delicious treats. Do us a favour—follow these incredible businesses on social media and show them some love!

Learn more about these amazing trucks and their offerings.
Click the logos below to discover more!

Located in our Dino-Mite Fun Zone at the front of the garden centre.