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Upcoming Activities

Candlelight Tour 2019

Oct 4 & 5; 7-9 pm
Fort Nisqually
Campfires and candlelight provide illumination for this magical evening walking tour of Fort Nisqually Living History Museum. Guests eavesdrop as more than a hundred historica…

Hoot ‘n’ Howl

Oct. 11 & 12, 18 & 19; 5-9 pm
Northwest Trek Wildlife Park
Come in costume, take a nighttime tram ride through the Free-Roaming Area, play games and go trick-or-treating during the spookiest event of the year. Fri-Sat, Oct. 11-12 and…

Zoo Boo

October 12 & 13; 9:30 am-4 pm
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium
Go Boo at the Zoo! Come in costume for a weekend featuring fall-themed decorations around the grounds and special treats for the animals. More information here.

Pumpkin Chomp ‘n’ Stomp

Oct. 26 & 27; 9:30 am-3 pm
Northwest Trek Wildlife Park
We all love pumpkins – and our animals do too! Watch them chomp, stomp, roll and play all day long. Learn More…

Norpoint Turkey Trot 5k

Thursday, Nov 28, 2019
9:00 am
Center at Norpoint
Join us Thanksgiving morning for the Norpoint Turkey Trot, Tacoma’s original and largest Turkey Trot! The event is ?stuffed? with holiday activities and features a 5k ru…

Norpoint Turkey Trot 2-Mile

Thursday, Nov 28, 2019
9:00 am
Center at Norpoint
Join us Thanksgiving morning for the Norpoint Turkey Trot, Tacoma’s original and largest Turkey Trot! The event is ?stuffed? with holiday activities and features a 5k ru…

Norpoint Turkey Trot Kids’ Dash

Thursday, Nov 28, 2019
9:00 am
Center at Norpoint
Join us Thanksgiving morning for the Norpoint Turkey Trot, Tacoma’s original and largest Turkey Trot! The kids dash is fully supervised and stays on the community center…

Zoolights

Nov. 29-Jan. 5; 5-9 pm (closed Dec. 24)
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium
November 29-January 5 (closed Dec. 24) 5-9 pm See the Zoo transformed into a colorful winter wonderland with over 700,000 lights. The holiday spirit comes aglow in this magica…

Santa Visits the Conservatory

Saturday, Dec 7, 2019
10:00 am
W.W. Seymour Conservatory
Join us for this much anticipated visit from Santa. Memorialize the holidays in the beauty of the Conservatory with a professional photograph with Santa (separate fee for phot…

Victorian Holiday Festival

Saturday, Dec 14, 2019
10:00 am
W.W. Seymour Conservatory
Frolic and folly at our annual Victorian Holiday Festival honoring Tacoma’s historic Victorian-styled Conservatory. Staff and volunteers will be dressed in beautiful cos…