News: events

ZooLights to close Dec. 10, reopen Thursday Dec. 11

With ZooLights off to its most successful start ever, the Oregon Zoo will pause to catch its breath Wednesday, Dec. 10, closing to the public for one evening to host... Read More

December 10, 2014

Bright lights, big savings: 2-for-1 deals for ZooLights

The Oregon Zoo is looking to make people's holidays a lot brighter without making their wallets a lot lighter.

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December 1, 2014

Zoo marks b-day of oldest male polar bear and his twin sis

On Monday, Dec. 1, the popular brother-and-sister pair turn 30 — quite old for polar bears — and keepers will throw a birthday party at 10 a.m. that day with treats... Read More

November 25, 2014

All aboard! Free rides this weekend as zoo train returns

The Washington Park and Zoo Railway will take on its first passengers in more than a year this weekend. Officially, the train won't resume operations until ZooLights... Read More

November 20, 2014

Lace up Thanksgiving morning for zoo's annual Turkey Trot

The Oregon Zoo invites runners and walkers of all ages to its annual Turkey Trot on Thursday, Nov. 28. The Thanksgiving Day event, organized by the Oregon Road... Read More

November 17, 2014