Upcoming "special events" events

Animal activities

September 2, 2016 - 10:45am to May 18, 2017 - 03:00pm
Every day, visitors can watch the zoo's most popular residents interact with the people that care for them. Daily activities 10:45 a.m. - River otter activities 11 a.m. - Swamp monkey feeding at African Rainforest 11:30 a.m. - Sea otter feeding 12:30 p.m...

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...