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Food and Beverage Update

Rain Forest Food Pavilion will be closed from January 6 to April 9, 2020 for a refresh. It will reopen on April 10, 2020 as 1899 Grove, with expanded grab-and-go offerings. In the meantime, we’ve got you covered for food and beverage!

During the refresh, you can find tasty treats and meals at the following locations:

  • Gather + Graze Café and Wild Cup: Open daily during zoo hours
  • Pizza kiosk: Monday through Thursday from 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. and Friday through Sunday during zoo hours.

ROSE PRUNING DEMONSTRATION

Woodland Park Zoo Rose Garden

Saturday, March 14, 2020
12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.


The Seattle Rose Society is hosting its annual rose pruning demonstration at the beautiful Rose Garden at Woodland Park Zoo.

Gain insight into the world of roses and how to care for them, and get answers to your questions by rosarians. Learn where and how much to cut and how to use your tools properly for correct cuts, and discover the varieties of roses and pruning techniques.

The Rose Garden offers a splendid setting for flower lovers to stroll the grass pathways circulating through 2½ acres of rose displays. The garden's extensive array of bush roses, hybrid teas, floribundas, grandifloras, and climbers blend elegantly with the garden's formal architectural design to create a memorable showcase landscape.

BUNNY BOUNCE

Bunny Bounce

Easter Baskets for the Animals


Saturday, April 11, 2020
9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Hop, skip and jump to Woodland Park Zoo for the 18th annual Bunny Bounce presented by KinderCare, featuring amazing egg hunts for children ages 1–8, crafts, bunny encounters and eggs-citing zoo programs throughout the day. Space may be limited. Each egg hunt is open on a first-come, first-served basis. Orangutans, lemurs, grizzlies, and more nibble on specially made Easter baskets lined with flowers, berries and other favorite treats. The special treats are part of the zoo’s excellent animal care program to help enrich the lives of the zoo’s animals. The safe activities help encourage natural animal behavior, keep animals mentally and physically stimulated and provide extraordinary experiences for zoo visitors.

 

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