Alumni, friends and families, join us for a day at the Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium! Tickets include admission and a meal as we feast on an animal style BBQ at the Red Wolf Picnic Pavilion. If you're already a Point Defiance Zoo member, tickets can be purchased for just the food and fun!

Please RSVP by Monday, Sept. 16 to secure your spot at the zoo!

Time Activity Location
1 p.m.

Ticket pick-up

Adult ticket - $20

Child ticket - $15

Zoo membership rate:

Adult ticket - $10 

Child ticket - $5 

Entrance to Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium 
3:30 p.m.

Meet at Red Wolf Picnic Pavlion 

Make your way to the Red Wolf Picnic Pavilion for the BBQ.

Red Wolf Picnic Pavilion
4 p.m.

Meal and program

Enjoy the food side of the fun and hear from Saints in the 253 Alumni members and learn how you can get involved as an alum.

Red Wolf Picnic Pavilion
5 p.m.

Go wild!

Enjoy the rest of the zoo and aquarium 'til close.

Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium 
6 p.m. Zoo closes  


Saints in the 253

Barb Hiatt '78

Meet Barb Hiatt '78

Barb Hiatt '78 is the Chair of the National Alumni Board and a leader in the Saints in the 253 alumni Chapter. Saints in the 253 is a developing alumni chapter in the Tacoma, WA region. They have a growing Facebook page which can be found here and meet regularly for alumni networking and socials. To learn more, check out the Facebook page and join us August 25 to hear from Barb and the Saints in the 253 at the zoo!