Upcoming "special events" events

Bear Awareness Day

May 14, 2016 - 10:00am to 02:00pm
Zoo keepers are highlighting the zoo's bears this week with Bear Awareness Day on Saturday, May 14. There will be keeper talks, educational displays and special animal enrichment items...

Wildlife Live

June 13, 2016 - 11:00am to September 5, 2016 - 01:00pm
Summer days at the zoo offer an opportunity to experience zoo animals in a dynamic way. Discover wildlife up close after a brief flight show that will amaze and inspire you...

Senior Safari

September 20, 2016 - 09:00am 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. Senior Safari features animal talkers, birds of prey on display, pettable creatures, and a lunch special...

Otter Awareness Day

September 25, 2016 - 09:30am to 02:30pm
The Oregon Zoo will host Otter Awareness Day on Sept. 25, with activities aimed at connecting visitors with two of the most playful species at the zoo, while highlighting the critical role otters play in ecosystems...