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Zoo Boo

October 25, 2014

10:00 am - 6:00 pm

The Virginia Zoo

Important Update: Due to technical difficulties, our online ticketing service is not available. But don’t worry! There are plenty of tickets still available for ZooBoo and you can purchase them at the gate tomorrow.

Don’t miss one of our biggest events of the year: Zoo Boo, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday, October 25.

Zoo Boo offers families a safe environment to trick-or-treat, and enjoy hayrides, animal pumpkin encounters and more! Guests can also visit with our animals, as usual.

Members – $6
Non-members – $11
Children under 2 – FREE!

Zoo Boo Choo-Choo: $3
Hayride: $1

Costume contests @ 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Animal Pumpkin Enrichment:

  • 10:45: Tiger and Lion
  • 11:45: Asia Aviary and Moon Bear
  • 12:45: Aldabra Tortoise and Orangutan
  • 1:45: Squirrel Monkey and Tapir
  • 2:45: Bison and Elephant
  • 3:45: Meerkat and Bongo
  • 4:45: Siamang and Barnyard
  • 5:30: Red Panda (along the main pathway)

Rain date is Saturday, Nov. 1. Only Zoo Boo tickets and passes will be accepted; no other tickets, coupons, passes, vouchers or discounts can be used. No refunds.

We also need volunteers for ZooBoo!  To make the event truly spooktacular, the Zoo needs volunteers to assist with role playing, handing out treats, and other activities. Individuals and groups interested in volunteering should click here and fill out the form. If you have trouble accessing the form, you can fill out a paper copy of the registration and mail or fax it in.

Thanks to our generous sponsors:

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Chesapeake Pediatrics – Children’s Medical Group

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