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Pumpkin Bash and Trick-or-Treating
Pumpkin Promenade sponsored by Umpqua Bank

Saturday, October 29, 2011 9:30 AM - Sunday, October 30, 2011 2:30 PM

Saturday and Sunday
October 29 and 30, 2011
9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Trick-or-treating in Pumpkin Promenade sponsored by Umpqua Bank

One child 12 years and under in costume FREE with each paid adult!

Pumpkins for the animals, trick-or-treating, live entertainment, and more are in store for little goblins and ghosts at Woodland Park Zoo's family friendly Pumpkin Bash. Discover a repertoire of animal behavior as hippos, bears, elephants, monkeys, and other animals crunch, smash or stomp on pumpkins! The pumpkins are a part of the zookeepers; ongoing efforts to help enrich the lives of the zoo's animals, promote natural animal behavior, keep animals mentally and physically stimulated and engage zoo visitors.

Enrichment Schedule:
Jaguar - 10:00 a.m.
Siamangs - 10:00 a.m. (Sat. only)
Lion-tailed macaques - 10:00 a.m. (Sun. only)
Hippos - 10:30 a.m.
Orangutans - 10:30 a.m. (Sat. only)
Ocelots - 11:00 a.m.
Willawong Station - 11:30 a.m.
Sloth bears - 11:30 a.m.
Komodo dragons - 11:30 a.m.
Grizzlies - Noon (Sat. only)
Malayan sun bears - 12:15 p.m.
Anoa - 1:00 p.m. Sat./2:00 p.m. Sun.
Gorillas - 1:00 p.m./1:20 p.m. (Sun. only)
Penguins - 1:30 p.m.
Tigers 1:30 p.m. (Sat. only)
Snow leopards - 1:30 p.m. (Sun. only)
Otters - 1:30 p.m (Sun. only)
Elephants - 2:00 p.m.
African wild dogs - 2:00 p.m. (Sun. only)
Lemurs - 2:00 p.m. (weather permitting)
Meerkats - 2:30 p.m. (Sat. only)
Lions - 2:30 p.m. (Sun. only)

Free with zoo admission or membership.

Fees: Free with zoo admission or membership. One child 12 years and under in costume FREE with each paid adult

Contact: webkeeper@zoo.org
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presented by BECU

November 12, 2021 – January 30, 2022
4:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Closed Mondays (except for January 10, 2022)

An immersive experience featuring large scale animal and nature scape lanterns representing wild places from around the globe! Explore the zoo like never before with a brand-new lantern festival unlike any in the Northwest! WildLanterns presented by BECU offers a larger-than-life, immersive experience that will “wow” anyone, no matter their age!

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Year of the Tiger

Year of the Tiger

Tuesday, February 1, 2022, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Lunar New Year is celebrated across the globe and 2022 is Year of the Tiger! What better time to harness some positive energy into protecting this endangered species?

Join Woodland Park Zoo in celebrating tigers with talks and programs centered around its resident Malayan tigers, Azul and Bumi.

Swing by a discovery station and enjoy hands-on activities, bio-facts, and fun stories and games highlighting tigers and their habitats.

10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Tiger Discovery Station
10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Yummy Box food truck in West Plaza
10:30 a.m. – noon Rain or Shine Play Time
11:00 a.m. Tiger Talk and Enrichment
noon–2:00 p.m. Tiger Discovery Station
2:00 p.m. Tiger Talk
3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Tiger Discovery Station

Year of the Tiger activities will be held at the tiger exhibit or conservation action center in Banyan Wilds, where zoo-goers can be inspired to learn how they can help save wildlife and the forest.

Our Mission

Woodland Park Zoo saves wildlife and inspires everyone to make conservation a priority in their lives.

Land Acknowledgment

Woodland Park Zoo recognizes that these are the lands of the Tribal signatories of the Treaty of Point Elliott. We acknowledge their stewardship of this place continues to this day and that it is our responsibility to join them to restore the relationship with the living world around us.

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