News: events

Free July 4th admission for military, first responders

On Thursday, July 4, the Oregon Zoo will mark Independence Day by offering free admission for military veterans, active military personnel and first responders (active police, firefighters and EMTs), as well as up to four family members who accompany them. Families of deployed military personnel also will be given free admission. Read More
June 25, 2019

Travel the world with Oregon Zoo wildlife experts

This October, adventurers have two opportunities to travel alongside Oregon Zoo animal experts and learn how the foundation is helping the zoo save species and create a... Read More
June 13, 2019

Playing it safe: Oregon Zoo to host 'Safe Kids Day,' May 4

On Saturday, May 5, the Oregon Zoo will team up with Safe Kids Portland Metro, led by American Medical Response, to host its 20th annual Safe Kids Day at the zoo. Read More
May 3, 2019

Zoo to host meeting on NW condor reintroduction plan

California condors haven't soared through Oregon skies for more than a century, but a new plan could bring these majestic birds back to the Pacific Northwest as early as... Read More
May 2, 2019

Lions, tigers and beers oh my: Zoo Brew June 7 and 8

On Friday, June 7, and Saturday, June 8, the zoo will host over 40 breweries and cideries, live entertainment, giant lawn games and plenty of local food carts to create... Read More
April 29, 2019

Oregon Zoo cooks up Sunday brunch for moms

Moms generally love the idea of being served breakfast by the family on Mother's Day, but wouldn't it be even better to have someone else whip up some delicious food (... Read More
April 23, 2019