OPEN 9:30 A.M. TO 6:00 P.M. DAILY Support Your Zoo | About Us | Contact |

<< Return to Press Room


Woodland Park Zoo - Press Release


November 1, 2012

Bid on behind-the-scenes animal experiences and more at zoo keepers’ Holiday Silent Auction

Gigi Allianic, Caileigh Robertson
206.548.2550 |

The zoo keepers’ annual Holiday Silent Auction presents unique gifts ranging from behind-the-scenes experiences to artwork by animals. Join Woodland Park Zoo Friday, November 16 to guarantee your bids on the most desired holiday items.   

Photo Credit: Carolyn Sellar/Woodland Park Zoo


Behind-the-scenes jaguar tours, hippo feedings, and Family Farm animal experiences, what more could your loved ones ask for this holiday season?

Woodland Park Zoo presents its annual Holiday Silent Auction Friday, November 16. Enjoy sweets and treats at the afternoon bake sale, preview the auction and guarantee your bids on the most desired items before capping off the evening with dinner at the zoo.

The silent auction is held by the Puget Sound Chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers (PS-AAZK).


Friday, November 16

12:00-2:00 p.m. Bake/lunch sale, auction preview and guaranteed bids
4:00-8:00 p.m. Silent auction and bake/dinner sale


Woodland Park Zoo Education Center, located adjacent to the South Entrance at N. 50th St. and Fremont Ave. N. Free parking.


Entrance to the auction is free. Access to the zoo is not included and requires zoo admission. Parking is free after 4:00 p.m.

Fall/winter hours: 9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. daily. Admission: Adult (13-64) $11.75; Child (3-12) $8.50; Toddler (0-2) Free. Active, retired, and veteran U.S. military and their families, seniors and people with physical disabilities receive an admission discount. Zoo members receive free zoo admission year-round. Parking: $5.25.


Proceeds help support animal and habitat conservation projects around the world, the advancement of the zoo keeping profession and education outreach. PS-AAZK is a nonprofit volunteer organization made up of professional zoo keepers and other interested persons dedicated to professional animal care and conservation.

For more information, visit or call 206.548.2581.


Accredited by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums, award-winning Woodland Park Zoo is famed for pioneering naturalistic exhibits and setting international standards for zoos in animal care, conservation and education programs. Woodland Park Zoo is helping to save animals and their habitats in the Pacific Northwest and around the world. By inspiring people to care and act, Woodland Park Zoo is making a difference in our planet’s future. For more information, visit


Woodland Park Zoo saves animals and their habitats through conservation leadership and engaging experiences, inspiring people to learn, care and act.