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Event Calendar

2022

Upcoming Events

Botanical garden tour: Vanishing Flora
JAN 1   10:00am - 11:00am

Meet our plants.
Free with admission. Jan. 1

Garden tours: Plant Journeys
FEB 5   10:00am - 11:00am

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

Love at the Zoo
FEB 11 - 12   9:00am - 3:30pm

Feb. 11-12!
Animals. Enrichments. Feel the love.

Garden Tour: Soils!
MAR 5   10:00am - 11:00am

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

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

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

City Nature Challenge
APR 28 - MAY 7   

Get outside. Watch nature. ID and discover.
Free. All ages. Puget Sound area. Apr. 28 - May 7

Wild Wonders & Budgies Opening
MAY 6 - 7   9:00am - 5:00pm

The new Wild Wonders Outdoor Theater show and Budgie Buddies are back! Opening Weekend: May 6

Garden Tour: Living Fossils
MAY 7   10:00am - 11:00am

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

Garden Tour: Deserts & Baja
JUN 4   10:00am - 11:00am

Meet our plants.
Free with admission. June 4

Members’ Access Night
JUN 22   5:00pm - 7:30pm

Have fun after-hours.
Free for members.

Pride Celebration
JUN 24 - 25   9:00am - 5:00pm

Celebrate Pride and our LGBTQIA+ community at the Zoo!
June 24-25.

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

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

Members’ Access Night
JUL 16   5:00pm - 7:30pm

Have fun after-hours.
Free for members.

World Tiger Weekend
JUL 29 - 30   9:30am - 4:00pm

Time to roar!!! Meet our tigers.
Free with admission. July 29 - July 30

Garden Tour: Plants Gone Wild
AUG 6   10:00am - 11:00am

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

Members’ Access Night
AUG 8   5:00pm - 7:30pm

Have fun after-hours.
Free for members.

End of Summer Blast
SEP 2 - 4   9:00am - 5:00pm

Splashing, ice treats and fun!
Free with admission. Sept. 2-4

Garden Tour: Leafy & Fruity
SEP 3   10:00am - 11:00am

Meet our plants.
Free with admission. Sept. 3

Garden Tour: Savage Garden
OCT 1   10:00am - 11:00am

Meet our plants.
Free with admission. Oct. 1

Zoo Boo
OCT 14 - 15   9:30am - 3:00pm

Costumes, animals, candy and fun!
Free with admission. Oct. 14-15

Garden Tour: Sensory Garden
NOV 5   10:00am - 11:00pm

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

Veterans’ Appreciation Day
NOV 11   9:00am - 3:30pm

U.S. military veterans and active-duty are invited to enjoy the wonder of Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium at no charge during Veterans’ Appreciation Day on Nov. 11.

Garden Tour: Bamboo Paradise
DEC 3   10:00am - 11:00am

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

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