Upcoming "annual events" events

Senior Safari

September 20, 2016 - 09:30am to 03:00pm
On the third Tuesday in September, the Oregon Zoo will host its annual free day for seniors age 65 and older. Seniors can bring in a guest for free. Come see why the zoo isn't just for kids...

Squishing of the Squash

October 28, 2016 - 10:30am to 11:30am
The Oregon Zoo's annual Squishing of the Squash, in which some of the world's largest land animals demolish some of the area's largest pumpkins, will be held Friday, Oct. 28, at 10:30 a.m. The Squishing of the Squash is a precursor to the zoo's Howloween celebration...

Howloween

October 29, 2016 - 10:00am to 03:00pm
Most kids love to trick-or-treat, and Oregon Zoo provides a fun and safe setting for this Halloween tradition! Costumed trick-or-treaters learn about wildlife on a fun and educational scavenger hunt throughout the zoo...

Howloween

October 30, 2016 - 10:00am to 03:00pm
The zoo provides a fun and safe setting for this Halloween tradition! Costumed trick-or-treaters learn about wildlife on a scavenger hunt throughout the zoo...

Thanksgiving Walk at Oxbow

November 20, 2016 - 10:30am to 12:30pm
Enjoy and celebrate the gifts of nature at Oxbow Regional Park with Metro naturalist Dan Daly, Deerdance School's Terry Kem and others. Walk along the Sandy River as you focus on opening your senses and noticing how wildlife respond to the changing season...