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Events Calendar

Zoo Boo

October 17 - October 18
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Put on your best costume and join us for a fun, fall-themed weekend at the Zoo. Come watch our animals enjoy special pumpkin enrichments and see how creative our keepers are at designing their jack-o-lanterns!

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Come in costume and enjoy a discount of $2 off general admission!

Animal Enrichments (Sat & Sun)

11:00 am - See sharks interact with spooky frozen gels. (Sat only)
11:00 am - Watch a diver carve a pumpkin underwater in the lagoon. (Sun only)
11:30 am - Polar bears receive treats made with pumpkins and ice.
12:30 pm - Tigers enjoy special pumpkin treats.
1:00 pm - Watch elephants smash pumpkins.
2:00 pm - See red wolves devour pumpkin treats.

Special Activities (Sat & Sun)

Ghoulish Golf: Try for a hole-in-one while maneuvering through a field of ghoulish pumpkins!
Jeepers Creepers: Try to identify the "scary" animal biofacts
Weird and Wonderful: Discover differences between insects and arachnids.
Pipe Cleaner Creepers: Create your own snake, spider, or chameleon out of pipe cleaners
Bat Scavenger Hunt: Try to find all the hidden bats in the lower North Pacific Aquarium
Close Encounters: Meet animals up close at the Wild Wonders Outdoor Theater stage at 1:30 pm.

scarecrow alley

Scarecrow Alley contest

Download the entry form

Show off your creative side and display an original scarecrow at the Zoo from October 17-31! All scarecrows will be entered in a voting contest. You could win tickets to Zoolights or to our sister zoo, Northwest Trek Wildlife Park. See the entry form for more details.

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Zoo Boo is presented by BECU.