Dress up and take the kiddies to explore your zoo in the wildest way possible - Halloween style! Zoos put on a variety of ghoulish actives your family will be talking about for months!
Los Angeles, California
Boo is Back for two weekends. Enjoy costumes, trick-or-treating, pumpkin carving, arts and crafts, pumpkin patch, Campfire Cathy's interacting show of spooky tales, and more! October 19-20 & 26-27 from 10am-4pm.
Two nights only October 30 & 31, Sacramento Zoo is hosting Halloween! Trick-or-treat around the lake at over 25 stations, enjoy a magic show, costume dance party and ghoulish games8 Ride the Spooky Train or Creepy Carousel!
The 29th annual Boo At The Zoo and Boo After Dark offers more than 25 trick-or-treat stations, creepy crawly animal demonstrations and exciting family-friendly entertainment under the canopy of the beautiful fall foliage of Denver Zoo. Boo After Dark is October 25, and Boo at the Zoo October 26 & 27.
Weekends until Oct 27 enjoy Halloween, Brevard Zoo style with mystical performances, costume contests, Mystical Mansion Ball, Boo Choo Train and more! Friday through Sunday evening October 18-20 & October 25-27.
Join Zoo Boise Saturday October 26 for characters, costume contests, trick-or-treating, pumpkin patch, face painting, and more!
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Enjoy “merry-not-scary” fun at the Wild Zoo Halloween! See zoo animals while you explore Treat Trails, navigate the Mystery Corn Maze, meet Broomhilda the Witch, dance the Monster Mash, and much more! October 18-20, 24-27 & 31 from 1-6pm.
Dress up and wander 5 trails of trick-or-treating! Enjoy the Pumpkin PlayZone inside the Nature Exploration Center featuring a straw bale maze, pumpkin games & more!
The last two weekends in October, dress up in your favorite costume and visit over 20 treat stations!
Magical Halloween fun happening in Louisville! Meet your favorite storybook characters, princesses, pirates, superheros and more! Visit Mumpkin the Giant Talking Pumpkin and wander through Pumpkinville, USA with its hay maze and hundreds of glowing pumpkins. Trick or treat, take pictures with T-Rex and stroll through Sleepy Hallow every weekend in October!
New Orleans, Louisiana
Two weekends of Halloween filled fun including trick-or-treat houses, ghost train, scary and non-scary haunted house, and more! Friday and Saturday nights at 5pm on October 18-19 & 25-26.
Battle Creek, Michigan
ZooBoo is the Binder Park Zoo's largest annual fundraiser and allows the park to feed and care for the animals throughout the winter. Trick-or-treat and enjoy the Haunted Africa Safari. October 11-27.
Join Jackson Zoo for carnival rides, costumes and trick-or-treating for Boo at the Zoo October 25-26 and Harvest Festival October 27.
Kansas City, Missouri
Spooky not scary decorations up for Halloween activities including pedal tractor rides, trick-or-treating, monster mural, boneyard graveyard, and the Monster Bash Mash! October 19-20 9:30am-5pm.
New York City, New York
October weekends at the Bronx Zoo feature hay mazes, costume parades, musical theater, magic shows, and Dinosaur Safari! Weekends through November 3.
HallZOOween's happening at the Cincinnati Zoo weekends in October (though the 27th). Enjoy trick -or-treat stations, animal encounters, theater of illusion, Hogwarts Express Train Ride, and a Scare-ousel.
Howloween's happening! Bring your kiddies to partake in a scavenger hunt and trick-or-treating through the zoo Saturday and Sunday October 26 & 27. Saturday night, explore the park by dark with the Halloween Safari, carmel apple making, games, costume parade and stories!
Two spooky weekends of October 19-20, and 26-27 features a not-so-scary Extinction Graveyard, Scarecrow Scavenger Hunt, costume parade and more!
Providence, Rhode Island
Join the Rogers William Park Zoo every night through November 3 for a breathtaking display of over 5,000 jack-o-lanters! The Spooky Zoo is October 26 & 27 and features trick-or-treating, magic, music, games, creepy crawly animal encounters and pumpkin treats for the animals! Kids in costume get half off admission!
Boo at the Zoo is a 12 night not-so-scary Halloween family fun event featuring devilishly good music and games at the Monster Mash tent in The Clayton Family Kids Cove, your favorite costumed characters throughout the zoo, and the only "haunted" carousel in East Tennessee, the Scary-Go-Round.
There is also a Spirit of the Night 21+ person event Tuesday, October 29.
Join the cast of Wizard of Oz for two weekends of ghoulish fun of games, face painting, costume contests Friday and Saturday Nights Oct 18-19 and 25-26 from 5:30-8:30pm.
One child in costume free per adult! Pumpkins for the animals, trick-or-treating and more! October 26 & 27 from 9:30am-2:30pm.
Be Green and bring your own reusable bags for trick or treating!
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