Howling Time

For a howling time, Wolf Haven International, the wolf sanctuary located just north of Tenino offers a series of its Midsummer's Night program.

Tickets are now on sale for the popular Wolf Haven’s Midsummer’s Night program.

These can be purchased online under reservations at or by calling 360-264-4695 ext. 220. Maximum number of attendees will be 20 per event night, and they expect to be sold out soon.

A Midsummer’s Night offers guests the opportunity to see wolves, hear them howl, learn their stories, eat delicious food, walk through native prairie, camp overnight — and repeat in the morning. Twenty guests have an incredible opportunity to engage in a deeper way with our organization and support our mission.

“A Midsummer’s Night reflects the heart of what it means to be a sanctuary. At an animal sanctuary, our philosophy is that the animals always come first,” according to a news release. “The resident animals of Wolf Haven are given every opportunity to behave as naturally as possible in a protective environment. By keeping the group small, our guests can have a deeper, more intimate experience with our sanctuary, wolves, animal care staff and prairie — yet this will seem routine to our resident animals.

In addition, the sanctuary is reopening for visitors after the end of winter. After a month-long closure for Species Survival Plan breeding season, Wolf Haven reopens for regular guided sanctuary visits on Saturday, March 17. Scheduled visits are available Sthroughout March. Available time slots will go quickly. In April, Wolf Haven will switch to its longer spring/summer schedule. 

All Midsummer’s Night dates begin on Saturday nights:

• June 23

• July 21

• July 28

• Aug. 11 — adults only

• Aug. 25 — adults only, evening only (reduced price — no overnight camping)


• $100/person for adults

• $90/person for youth (ages 4-18 — this event is not recommended for young children)

• Special pricing for Aug. 25 evening-only event is $50/person for adults

Included with admission:

• Dinner

• An enrichment visit in the sanctuary with animal care staff

• A prairie walk

• Overnight camping (no overnight on Aug. 26)

• A continental breakfast

• Morning sanctuary visit.

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