special events

Sunset at the Zoo

July 8, 2015 - 05:00pm to 08:00pm
Enjoy activities for all ages, local music, food and brews with the chance to see crepuscular animals in action. Free for members, regular admission price for non-members. Gates are open 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., grounds are open until 8:30 p.m...

Endangered Species Day

May 16, 2015 - 09:45am to 03:00pm
2015 marks the 41st anniversary of the Endangered Species Act. Endangered Species Day is an opportunity for zoo visitors to learn about the importance of protecting endangered species and everyday actions they can take to help them survive. More than 50 endangered or thr...

Raptor Road Trip

February 6, 2016 - 09:00am to 02:00pm
Explore Sauvie Island in search of magnificent eagles, hawks and falcons that spend the winter here. On this special day devoted to raptors, naturalists and hawk experts host activities at four locations around the island...

Halloween Safari (ages 6-13)

October 25, 2014 - 05:00pm to 10:00pm
Celebrate Halloween and the mysteries of the nighttime zoo at this special evening event for children 6 to 13 years old.   Halloween Safari Come in costume for this special kids-only event and explore the mysteries of the dark with a guided safari of the zoo including vis...


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