Come See the Original Creatures of the Night.
Don your costume, bring your trick-or-treat bag and get ready for the “wildest” Halloween event in town! Boo at the Zoo is a unique way for families to trick-or-treat and enjoy Halloween festivities in a safe environment.
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Highlights of Boo at the Zoo
BOO Animal Happenings
Check back closer to the event for details.
Nightly BOOtastic Animal Meet & Greets
NEW animals every 45 minutes PLUS an animal artifact station.
4:15 p.m., 5 p.m., 5:45 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 7:15 p.m.
Encounter Loft animal ambassadors until 8:30 p.m.
- Haunted House – ages 6 and up, strobe lights in use (Lodge at Moose Lake),
- Spooky Graveyard – (Scutes Family Gallery),
- Trick-or-treat at Spooky Treat Stations (throughout the Boo at the Zoo path),
- Boo carousel – $2 per person per ride (across from Grizzly Grill),
- Pirates Cove – (Australia Walkabout),
- Lighted Pumpkin Patch – (My Big Backyard),
- Sky Ride – $3 if purchased with BOO admission tickets at gate (be in line by 7:30 p.m.),
- Select animal exhibits are open, including giraffe, African lions, elephant barn, Monkey Pavilion, Scutes Family Gallery, Australia Walkabout, The Loft and the Goat Experience.
On-site parking is limited and is not guaranteed with advance ticket purchase.
If the Zoo’s parking lot is full, follow the signs to our free off-site shuttle parking lot.
For the safety of all guests, costume masks and costume weapons may not be worn by guests 12 years of age or older. Masks worn by guests 11 years of age and younger must have openings that allow the eyes to be seen and that do not obstruct peripheral vision. Balloons are restricted for costumes.
Support the Zoo’s efforts to reduce waste by bringing your own trick-or-treat bags!