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Event Calendar

2024

Upcoming Events

Sharks & Rays!
JUL 13 - 14   9:15am - 4:00pm

Learn about sharks, watch a shark feed, and play shark games!
Free with admission. July 13-14

Explore the Shore
JUL 21   11:00am - 1:00pm

Discover the world of low tide. Owen Beach, Point Defiance Park. Free.

Members’ Access Night
JUL 21   5:00pm - 7:30pm

Have fun after-hours. Free for members.
July 21.

Wild Cat Weekend
AUG 3 - 4   9:00am - 5:00pm

Meet our wild cats and join us in celebrating them!
Aug 3-4.

Garden Tour: Plants Gone Wild
AUG 4   10:00am - 11:00am

Meet our plants - and our horticulturalist.
Aug 4.

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

Have fun after-hours. Free for members.
Aug 16.

Explore the Shore
AUG 19   10:30am - 12:30pm

Discover the world of low tide. Owen Beach, Point Defiance Park. Free.

Bowling for Rhinos
AUG 21   6:00pm - 9:00pm

Bowling for Rhinos is designed to raise critical funds to help save rhinos and other animals in Africa and Asia.

End of Summer Blast
AUG 31 - SEP 2   9:00am - 5:00pm

Splashing, ice treats and fun!
Aug 31-Sept 2.

Garden Tour: Leafy & Fruity Hors D’oeuvres
SEP 1   10:00am - 11:00am

Meet our plants - and our horticulturalist.
Sep 1.

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

Meet our plants - and our horticulturalist.
Oct 6.

Zoo Boo
OCT 19 - 20   9:00am - 3:00pm

Costumes, animals, candy and fun!
Oct 19-20.

Garden Tour: Sensory Garden
NOV 3   10:00am - 11:00am

Meet our plants - and our horticulturalist.
Nov 3.

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

U.S. military veterans and active-duty enjoy free admission.
Nov 9-11.

Paws Up for Polar Bears
NOV 16 - 17   9:00am - 3:30pm

Celebrate Astra and Laerke!
Nov 16-17.

Zoolights
NOV 29 - JAN 5   4:30pm - 10:00pm

Magical lights and a holiday tradition.
4:30-10pm nightly Nov. 24 - Jan. 1.

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

Meet our plants - and our horticulturalist.
Dec 1.

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