Upcoming "special events" events

Animal activities

September 4, 2018 - 09:45am to May 27, 2019 - 03:00pm
Every day, visitors can watch the zoo's most popular residents interact with the people that care for them. Daily activities 9:45 a.m. Mountain goat talk 10:45 a.m. Species Conservation Lab talk in the Nature Exploration Station 11:00 a.m. Condor talk 11:00 a.m...

Howloween

October 20, 2018 - 09:30am 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...

Howloween

October 21, 2018 - 09:30am 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...

Howloween

October 27, 2018 - 09:30am 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...

Howloween

October 28, 2018 - 09:30am 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...

Veterans Day

November 11, 2018 - 09:30am to 04:00pm
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 the zoo...

Veterans Day

November 12, 2018 - 09:30am to 04:00pm
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 the zoo...

ZooLights

November 21, 2018 - 05:00pm to 09:00pm
It wouldn’t be the holidays in Portland without a visit to ZooLights. As you walk around the zoo, you’ll see a dazzling display of more than a million and a half lights, and experience your zoo in a whole new light...

Turkey Trot

November 22, 2018 - 08:00am to 10:00am
Get ready for Thanksgiving dinner with a four-mile fun run or walk through Washington Park, ending inside the zoo...

Pages