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Event Calendar

2020

Upcoming Events

Explore the Shore: CANCELED
JUN 5   11:15am - 12:45pm

This event is now canceled.

World Ocean Weekend: CANCELED
JUN 6 - 7   9:30am - 6:00pm

This event is now canceled.

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

This event is now canceled.

This event is now canceled.

Half-Price Dads’ Day: CANCELED
JUN 21   9:30am - 6:00pm

This event is now canceled.

Explore the Shore: CANCELED
JUN 23   12:45pm - 1:30pm

This event is now canceled.

Garden Tour: Backyard Pollinators
JUL 5   10:00am - 11:00am

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

Explore the Shore: CANCELED
JUL 7   12:45pm - 12:45pm

This event is now canceled.

Sharks & Rays!
JUL 11 - 12   9:30am - 6:00pm

Sharks and more sharks. Dive in.
Free with admission. July 11-12

This event is now canceled.

Explore the Shore: CANCELED
JUL 21   11:45am - 1:15pm

This event is now canceled.

World Tiger Weekend
JUL 25 - 26   9:30am - 6:00pm

Come roar with our tigers! Free with Zoo admission. July 25-26

Garden Tour: Plants Gone Wild
AUG 2   10:00am - 11:00am

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

This event is now canceled.

Explore the Shore: CANCELED
AUG 18   10:45am - 11:30am

This event is now canceled.

End of Summer Blast
SEP 5 - 7   9:30am - 6:00pm

Animals, ice and loads of fun!
Free with Zoo admission. Sept. 5-7

Garden Tour: Leafy & Fruity
SEP 6   10:00am - 11:00am

Leafy and fruity hors d'oeuvres.
Free with admission. Sept. 6

This event is now canceled.

Tacoma Resident Free Day
SEP 23   9:30am - 4:00pm

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

Wolf Awareness Weekend
OCT 3 - 4   9:30am - 4:00pm

Join the pack.
Free with admission. Oct. 3-4

Garden Tour: Savage Garden
OCT 4   10:00am - 11:00am

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

Zoo BOOze & Bites
OCT 16   6:00pm - 9:00pm

Sips, snacks and spirits.
A Zoo Society event. 21+ Oct. 16

Zoo Boo
OCT 17 - 18   9:30am - 4:00pm

Costumes, critters and games.
Free with admission. Oct. 17-18

This event is now canceled.

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

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

Garden Tour: Sensory Garden
NOV 1   10:00am - 11:00am

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

Tacoma Resident Free Day
NOV 8   9:30am - 4:00pm

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

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

Free for veterans and military Nov. 11

Zoolights
NOV 27 - JAN 3   5:00pm - 9:00pm

Magical lights and a holiday tradition.
Nov. 27-Jan. 3., 2021. $11-$13.

Garden Tour: Bamboo Paradise
DEC 6   10:00am - 11:00am

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

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We have no special upcoming events
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