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End of Summer Blast

August 31, 2024 - September 2, 2024
9:00AM - 5:00PM
Splashing, ice treats and fun! Free with admission.

Chill Out

Ready for summer fun?
(We thought so.)
Join animals around the Zoo & Aquarium in an all-weekend celebration jam-packed with cool activities - literally! Watch our animals enjoy icy treats and summery enrichments.
Splash like an otter
Or a frog, or a fish.
Then have a splash yourself on our lilypad fountain! Climb on the playground, slide like a penguin and meet our tiny critters. Don't forget to feed the goats!
Kids' Zone
Cool off in the Aquarium
with some cool creatures.
Stop by the Tidal Touch Zone in the Pacific Seas Aquarium and get an anemone hug around one finger. Feel the rough texture of sea stars, the spikiness of sea urchins, and the hardness of crab shells. You’ll feel like you’re at the beach!
Tidal Touch Zone

Enrichment & Animal Encounter Schedule

All free with admission or membership.
10am (Sunday)Plaza
Leafy & Fruity Garden Tour
10:00am-12:00pm, 1:00-4:00pmBudgie Buddies Aviary
Visit the Budgie Buddies Aviary and interact with these friendly, colorful birds
10am - 4:30pmKids' Zone
Meet the goats
10:30am (Sunday)Pacific Seas Aquarium
Northwest Waters Dive Talk
11amAsian Forest Sanctuary
Keeper Chat - Watch animals like tigers snack on ice treats and enjoy enrichments
11am (Saturday & Sunday)Pacific Seas Aquarium
Baja Bay Habitat - Sea turtles will enjoy ice blocks for enrichment
11:30amArctic Tundra
Polar Bear Keeper Chat - Meet the keepers and watch the polar bear twins enjoy special ice enrichments
11:30am (Sunday)Pacific Seas Aquarium
Octopus will receive ice blocks to explore
12pm & 3pmWild Wonders Outdoor Theater
See the final few live animal shows of the season
12:30pmRocky Shores
Marine Mammal Keeper Chat – Watch marine mammals munch on ice treats and enjoy enrichments
1:00pmElephant Habitat
Elephant Keeper Chat – Watch Suki enjoy ice treats, watermelon, and enrichments during a keeper chat
1:30pmAsian Forest Sanctuary
Clouded leopards will enjoy icy treats
1:30 pmCritter Corner
Meet smaller animals up close during Critter Corner near the muskoxen habitat
2:15pmRocky Shores
Sea Otter Feed - Keepers will give colorful ice treats and ice piles for the otters
3:30pmArctic Tundra
Muskoxen Feed - Watch the muskoxen chow on watermelon and other icy snacks
All dayKids' Zone
Meerkats - It's beach day with the meerkats! Visit their new beach setup at their habitat.

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