DATE: Saturdays and Sundays, October 7-22, 2023
TIME: 10:30 AM-4 PM

Gather your ghoulfriends, little ghosts, and goblins for this fun-filled family event. Check out the creatures, creepy crawlers, and more in your costumes at the Halloween-themed event that's perfect for family photo ops. All ages are in for a fang-tastic time, and the kids will leave with a sweet treat.
While there will not be a costume contest, showing off your creative costumes is encouraged! No guests over 13 are allowed in the zoo in full-body costumes with their head covered. This is to avoid confusion and for the safety of all guests. All activities are weather dependent and schedules/programming is subject to change.

BOO! at the zoo ACTIVITIES

Frightening Photo Ops:
Boo! At The Zoo photo spots: giant inflatables, photo frames, peekboards, and more! 
Howl-O-Scenes photo spot at the Beer Garden

Fall Activities from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.:
Pumpkin decorating at the Pumpkin Patch at the Beer Garden (onsite registration required)
Boo! Draw Wall near Nature Stage
Sweet Treat Stations throughout the Zoo

Exciting Entertainment:
Creepy Carousel*
Virtual reality 4D theater show Jinxed: a spooky carnival coaster simulator with dips, drops & thrills*

Magician at Nature Plaza (1-3 p.m.)

*Separate fees apply

Pumpkins to Animals Schedule
All pumpkin feedings occur at 10:30 a.m.
October 7: Brown bear & polar bears/Great Bear Wilderness
October 8: Capybara/Pachyderm House
October 14: Sloth bears & big cats/Big Cat Walkway
October 15: Nigerian dwarf goats/Hamill Family Wild Encounters
October 21: Brown bear & polar bears/Great Bear Wilderness
October 22: Gorillas/Tropic World: Africa

Zoo Chats Schedule
All chats will occur on each day of Boo! At The Zoo:
11 a.m. Screech Owl Chat/Hamill Family Play Zoo
11:30 a.m. Snake Chat/Feathers & Scales
1 p.m. Wolf Chat/Regenstein Wolf Woods
3:30 p.m. Rodrigues Fruit Bat Chat/Australia

All activities are weather dependent and schedules/programming are subject to change.