End of Summer Blast

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Join polar bears, red wolves, tigers and more in an all-weekend celebration jam-packed with cool activities – literally! Watch our animals play with icy treats and summery enrichments, and enjoy some of your own at the Kids’ Zone or cafe.

Then wander round to discover animals up close through animal encounters, keeper talks and the action-packed Wild Wonders Outdoor Theater show.

Find the complete schedule here.

End of Summer Blast gives you three days of non-stop summery fun.

And it’s free with admission or membership. Don’t miss out!


Aug. 31, Sept. 1 & 2; 9:30 am-6 pm


Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium
5400 North Pearl Street
Tacoma, WA 98407