News: events

Zoo caps off season with 'End of Summer Party'

It's tough to say goodbye to a Portland summer, but the Oregon Zoo is doing it in true Rose City style — with live music, food carts, local brew and even the Unipiper.

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September 14, 2018

Performers invited to participate in ZooLights

ZooLights is a longstanding and beloved Portland tradition, with thousands of visitors most nights. During the festival, the zoo is ablaze with the glow of more than... Read More

September 13, 2018

Keep calm and carrion: Zoo marks Vulture Day

The Oregon Zoo will celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day on Saturday, Sept. 1, showcasing California condors, turkey vultures and other "master recyclers,"... Read More

August 31, 2018

Tickets for Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts are going fast

Tickets for the zoo's 2018 summer lineup are available at zooconcerts.com and they're going quickly.

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June 22, 2018

Carpe P.M.: Zoo extends hours for 'Twilight Tuesdays'

Twilight Tuesdays take place the third Tuesday of the month from June through August (June 19, July 17 and Aug. 21). Each event features animals that are active at... Read More

June 19, 2018

Zoo marks train birthday with 60¢ rides

The Oregon Zoo is inviting visitors to ride the rails for 60 cents on Saturday, June 9, as its original train — the sleek, retro-modern Zooliner — turns 60 years old... Read More

June 8, 2018