News: events

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 3, 2013

An awww-inspiring year: Lily the elephant turns 1

She was born big — with an outsize personality to match — and she's had a big impact on the Oregon Zoo's world famous Asian elephant herd and zoo visitors alike.... Read More

November 29, 2013

Winter break camps help kids connect nature, culture

Winter break is a great time for kids to connect with both nature and culture at the Oregon Zoo. This year's "ARcTic Adventure" day camps — held Dec. 30-31 and Jan.... Read More

November 22, 2013

Zoo to illuminate holidays with 1.5 million colorful lights

The Oregon Zoo invites visitors to brighten their holiday nights at ZooLights, where sparkling lights and brilliant hues transform the zoo into a winter wonderland.... Read More

November 12, 2013

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 6, 2013