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Event Calendar

2018

Upcoming Events

Zoolights
NOV 23 - JAN 6   5:00pm - 9:00pm

Magical lights and a holiday tradition.
Nov. 23-Jan. 6. $6-$12.

Garden Tour: Soils!
JAN 6   10:00am - 11:00am

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

Tacoma Resident Free Day
JAN 13   9:30am - 4:00pm

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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

Sharks!
JUL 13 - 14   9:30am - 6:00pm

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

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

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

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

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

Tacoma Resident Free Day
OCT 27   9:30am - 4:00pm

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

Garden Tour: Urban Giants
NOV 3   10:00am - 11:00am

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

Veterans’ Appreciation Days
NOV 9 - 11   9:30am - 4:00pm

Free for veterans and military Nov. 9-11

Tacoma Resident Free Day
NOV 14   9:30am - 4:00pm

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

Garden Tour: Bamboo Paradise
DEC 1   10:00am - 11:00am

Meet our plants - and our horticulturalist.
Free with admission. Dec. 1.

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