News: events

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

On Tuesday, Dec. 1, the popular brother-and-sister pair turn 31 — quite old for polar bears — and keepers will throw a birthday party at 10 a.m. that day with treats... Read More

November 25, 2015

Zoo set to illuminate holidays at annual ZooLights

A holiday tradition is back. Beginning Friday, Nov. 28, at 5 p.m., more than 1.5 million brightly colored lights will illuminate the Oregon Zoo during its 27th... Read More

November 17, 2015

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. 26. The Thanksgiving Day tradition, organized by the Oregon Road... Read More

November 13, 2015

On Veterans Day, zoo offers free admission for military

The Oregon Zoo will mark Veterans Day by offering free admission for military veterans and active military personnel, as well as family members who accompany them to... Read More

November 3, 2015

Wildlife workshop at zoo aims to get the lead out

The workshop aims to provide an interactive forum where Northwest hunters and wildlife professionals can learn about and discuss the effects of lead on the area's... Read More

November 1, 2015