Give Back

This year, for everyone’s health and safety, the zoos and aquarium can only accept toys for donation that have been purchased on site at the aquarium. Toy purchases from outside the parks cannot be accepted for donation.

WCS Toy Drive

Thank you for joining the New York Aquarium in our effort to collect toys for families of New Yorkers in need this holiday season. Toys will be distributed in conjunction with the Coney Island Alliance and Brooklyn Borough President to benefit families in need.

From November 27 through December 31 2023, toys can be purchased for donation at the New York Aquarium gift shop.

For every toy purchased as a donation, receive a voucher for one free general admission ticket to the New York Aquarium. (max. 4 vouchers per family). Vouchers will be valid for redemption from 1/1/2024 – 6/1/2024.

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