Each year the Oregon Zoo gets into the holiday spirit of Halloween, and this year is no different:
The Annual Squishing of the Squash takes place first on Friday, October 29 2010 at 10:30am, in the elephant area. The elephants will get to take out their frustrations on a huge pumpkin. Sure, it doesn’t make up for the miseries the IDA tells us they experience, but it provides zoo visitors with some great photograph opportunities! This event is free with your paid zoo admission.
And then Howloween at the Zoo takes place Saturday and Sunday October 30-31 2010, from 11am to 4pm.
Kids love trick-or-treating, and the Oregon Zoo provides a fun and safe setting for this Halloween tradition. Trick-or-treaters in their various costumes will participate in an exciting scavenger hunt leading them to activity stations around the zoo. Goodie bags filled with candy and prizes will be given out for completed hunts at the zoo’s exit.
Howloween activities are also free with zoo admission. Visit the Oregon Zoo website for more information.