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2019

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Garden tour: Vanishing Flora
FEB 3   10:00am - 11:00am

Meet our plants.
Free with admission. Feb. 3

Love at the Zoo
FEB 9 - 10   10:00am - 4:00pm

Find Love at the Zoo this February.
Free with admission. Feb. 9-10

Tacoma Resident Free Day
FEB 24   9:30am - 4:00pm

Welcome - enjoy our Zoo!
Free today for Tacoma residents with ID.

Party for Polar Bears
FEB 28   5:00pm - 9:00pm

Party to help polar bears.
Dystopian State Brewing Co, 611 S. Baker St., Tacoma.

Garden tours: Plant Journeys
MAR 3   10:00am - 11:00am

Meet our plants - and our horticulturalist.
Free with admission. March 3

Tacoma Resident Free Day
MAR 7   9:30am - 4:00pm

Welcome - enjoy our Zoo!
Free today for Tacoma residents with ID.

St. Patrick’s Day at the Zoo
MAR 17   9:30am - 4:00pm

Lucky treats, green animals and plenty of fun.
Free with admission. March 17.

Welcome - enjoy our zoo!
Free today for seniors and those with disabilities.

Garden Tour: Deserts & Baja
APR 7   10:00am - 11:00am

Meet our plants - and our horticulturalist.
Free with admission. April 7

Welcome - enjoy our zoo!
Free today for seniors and those with disabilities.

Wild Wonders & Budgies Opening
MAY 4 - 5   9:30am - 5:00pm

Budgies and a live animal show. Perfect!
Opening May 4-5.

Garden Tour: Living Fossils
MAY 5   10:00am - 11:00am

Meet our plants - and our horticulturalist.
Free with admission. May 5

Half-Price Moms’ Day
MAY 11   9:30am - 5:00pm

Moms get half-price general admission.
All day May 11.

Welcome - enjoy our zoo!
Free today for seniors and those with disabilities.

World Ocean Weekend
JUN 1 - 2   9:30am - 5:00pm

Sharks, fish and everything ocean.
Free with admission. June 1-2

Garden Tour: Backyard Pollinators
JUN 2   10:00am - 11:00am

Meet our plants - and our horticulturalist.
Free with admission. June 2.

Half-Price Dads’ Day
JUN 16   9:30am - 5:00pm

Bring Dad for half-off general admission.
Father's Day, June 16

Welcome - enjoy our zoo!
Free today for seniors and those with disabilities.

Garden Tour: Plants Gone Wild
JUL 7   10:00am - 11:00am

Meet our plants - and our horticulturalist.
Free with admission. July 7

Sharks & Rays!
JUL 13 - 14   9:30am - 6:00pm

Sharks and more sharks. Dive in.
Free with admission. July 13-14

Welcome - enjoy our zoo!
Free today for seniors and those with disabilities.

World Tiger Weekend
JUL 27 - 28   9:30am - 6:00pm

Come roar with our tigers! Free with admission. July 27-28

Garden Tour: Sensory Garden
AUG 4   10:00am - 11:00am

Meet our plants - and our horticulturalist.
Free with admission. Aug. 4

Welcome - enjoy our zoo!
Free today for seniors and those with disabilities.

End of Summer Blast
AUG 31 - SEP 2   9:30am - 6:00pm

Animals, ice and loads of fun!
Free with admission. Aug. 31-Sept. 2

Garden Tour: Leafy & Fruity
SEP 1   10:00am - 11:00am

Leafy and fruity hors d'oeuvres.
Free with admission. Sept. 1

Welcome - enjoy our zoo!
Free today for seniors and those with disabilities.

Tacoma Resident Free Day
SEP 25   9:30am - 4:00pm

Welcome - enjoy our Zoo!
Free today for Tacoma residents with ID.

Garden Tour: Savage Garden
OCT 6   10:00am - 11:00am

Meet our plants - and our horticulturalist.
Free with admission. Oct. 6

Zoo Boo
OCT 12 - 13   9:30am - 4:00pm

Costumes, critters and games.
Free with admission. Oct. 12-13

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