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Events Calendar

St. Patrick's Day at the Zoo

March 17
9:30 am - 4:00 pm

See amazing animals of all kinds, talk to the keepers who care for them, and watch animals enjoy "lucky" treats in honor of St. Patrick's Day!

Enrichment schedule:

10:30 am Penguins get green toys and grassy browse for nesting.  Learn more here.

11:00 am Sharks get fed in the  South Pacific Aquarium - all 16 of them!

11:30 am Polar bears play wiith ice treats and green toys in the  Arctic Tundra habitat.

12:00 pm Meet a surprise animal at the Close Encounter at  Wild Wonders Outdoor Theater.


12:30 pm Tapirs luck out! Our keepers will treat them to a "pot of gold" filled with yummy carrots, bananas and yams in the dayroom at the  Asian Forest Sanctuary.

1:00 pm Elephants Suki and Hanako will stomp, slurp and suck on shamrock-shaped watermelons - yum! Find them in the  Asian Forest Sanctuary.

2:00 pm Our new octopus Oswald will get a special treat in the  North Pacific Aquarium.

2:00 pm Red wolves - chat with our keepers about how we care and protect  these beautiful animals.

Green Animals

Don't forget to look out for all the green-colored animals in our zoo!

(Hint: You'll find most of them in  Kids' Zone: frogs, tortoises, snakes, leaf insects...See how many you can spot in the  aquariums too!)


Event free with admission. Skip the lines and buy online.

buy online tickets - polar bear - on gray