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Events Calendar


August 3
See and learn all about sharks at our Sharks celebration! The aquariums will be bubbling with fun activities all day long. All special shark festivities are FREE with zoo admission. Shark Feed in South ... More event info »

Tacoma Public Library Summer Reading Celebration

August 17
The Zoo salutes young readers with a FREE day at the Zoo, in partnership with the Tacoma Public Library's summer reading program. Young readers who complete the Tacoma Public Library’s Summer Reading Program receive free admission to th... More event info »

Free Day for Seniors and People with Disabilities

August 20
The zoo invites seniors aged 65 and older and people with disabilities to a free day at the Zoo. More event info »

Explore the Shore

August 20
9:30 am
Become a citizen scientist for a day at Owen Beach at Point Defiance Park! Join Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium naturalists for low tide beach walks where we will identify tide pool animals and record their presence and location in order to a... More event info »

Tiger Cubs First Birthday

August 23 - August 24
Celebrate Berani and Dumai's first birthdays with us on Friday, Aug. 23 and Saturday, Aug. 24. Berani the Malayan tiger cub arrived at the Zoo on Oct. 10, 2012 to be hand-reared with Dumai, our Sumatran tiger cub born August 22, 2012. Be... More event info »