News: events

Beervana gets brighter: Two nights of Brewlights at zoo

On Nov. 22-23, the zoo will host its third annual BrewLights: a ZooLights experience just for the 21-and-over crowd. Visitors can sample local beers, seltzers and ciders while strolling among forests of brightly lit trees and dazzling 3-D light sculptures. Read More
October 30, 2019

Zoo celebrates Pacific lamprey at World Rivers Day event

Sept. 29 celebration includes keeper talks and activities focused on world's waterways From the Columbia in Oregon to the Nile in Egypt, rivers sustain life. On World... Read More
September 24, 2019

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... 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