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.

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Highlights of Boo at the Zoo


  • 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),
  • Pirate’s Cove(Australia Walkabout),
  • Lighted Pumpkin Patch(My Big Backyard),
  • Photo Opportunities – If you’ve got it, haunt it! Perfect selfie spots are everywhere at Boo at the Zoo. See if you can find our special year-specific banners and tag your posts: #BOOCMZOO
  • Sky Ride – $3 at Sky Ride ticket booth (be in line by 7:30 p.m., last ride at 8 p.m.),
  • Giraffe and Budgie feeding experiences.

Select animal exhibits are open, including

African Rift Valley giraffe building
African lions
Australia Walkabout Budgie Buddies and wallaby building
Encounter Africa elephant/rhino barn
Goat Experience
The Treehouse in My Big Backyard
The Loft
Scutes Family Gallery
Water’s Edge: Africa

Restaurants & Gift Shop open during Boo at the Zoo

Grizzly Grill
Pizza with a View
Elson’s Place
Cozy Goat (beverages only)
Thundergod Gift Shop

Covid-19 Information

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is following Colorado state guidance regarding wearing masks in public. To see the current guidance, please visit

Costume Requirements

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 not allowed inside the Zoo (even as part of a costume) for the safety of our animals and wild animals.

Trick-or-treat bags

Support the Zoo’s efforts to reduce waste by bringing your own trick-or-treat bags!
Forget your bag? CMZoo treat bags are available at the admissions booth for $2.

Tickets & Discounts

Tickets will be on sale closer to the event.

Refund Policy

– Online tickets can be refunded or exchanged up to two weeks prior to ticketed event date. (For example, tickets purchased for Oct. 17 can be refunded through Oct. 3 only.)
– Boo at the Zoo is an all-weather event; snow, rain or shine. No refunds or exchanges for inclement weather.

Military Discount

**Military discount is offered to all active duty, veteran and retired military personnel any day of the year. Bring any of the following to validate your discounted tickets purchased online for you, your spouse and your dependents living in the same household:
– A valid military / retired military ID
– A copy of your DD214
– Your state driver’s license printed with veteran indicator or military identifier
– Your ID issued by the VA, VFW or American Legion
– A military spouse ID, if the military member is not present
This discount cannot be combined with other offers. A valid military ID is required upon admission.

Senior Discount

***Senior discount – must bring a valid ID showing their age of 65+ to validate their discounted senior tickets at the gate.

Questions regarding tickets: 719-633-9925

To Reserve Member Boo eTickets

– You won’t be able to renew your Membership during the nights of Boo at the Zoo at the gate.
– Membership will be validated at the gate to confirm eligibility for member discount.

To renew online now:
  • Visit our Membership page.
  • Sign-in (or register if you don’t have an online account) to apply your membership discount by using the orange SIGN-IN button at the top right of the buy tickets page.
  • Your member discount will appear in the final shopping cart, once your tickets have been chosen.

Tips while getting member Boo etickets:

  • Are you registered online, but forgot your member login / password?:
    Click the orange SIGN-IN button at the top right of the Boo Tickets shopping cart page, and choose the ‘forgot my password’ option. Enter the email you registered with, and you will receive a link to reset the password for login. If you do not receive a reset email, you likely haven’t registered as a member. You can do that before reserving your tickets to receive your discount by registering HERE.
  • If you cannot remember the email you registered with, please email [email protected], and we will be happy to send you that information.
  • Who qualifies for the member Boo etickets?
    Anyone who is listed on a current membership can get fully discounted member tickets.
    — For an Individual Plus membership, the primary card holder and his/her guest is included.
    — For a Family or Grandparent membership, the one or two adults and any children listed on the card are included.
    — For Family Plus/Grandparent Plus and higher, any “Plus” people are included (x1 for Family Plus/Grandparent Plus, x2 for Conservator and higher).
    — Third Adults can also get the member ticket if they are listed on the membership.
  • Additional guests who are not included on the membership must purchase a non-member Boo ticket.

For membership questions, please call 719-424-7893 or 719-424-7830 or email [email protected].

Treat Station & Sponsor Info

– If you are interested in sponsoring Boo at the Zoo, please contact Jenny Koch 719-424-7814 or email [email protected].
– If you are interested in a Spooky Treat Station at Boo at the Zoo, please contact 719-424-7847 or email [email protected].