October 23 @ 9:00 am 5:00 pm EDT

bird sitting next to pumpkins

ZooBoo is coming! Get ready for your favorite Halloween tradition at the Zoo. With visitor safety as our first priority, ZooBoo will provide a safe environment for all ages to enjoy the spirited holiday featuring several activities:

• Pumpkin enrichment with the animals
• Animal Ambassador pop-ups at the ZooLive! Stage
• Pick-your-own pumpkin patch sponsored by Harris Teeter
• Costume contest with prizes
• Ghost stories with the Ghostbusters and costume character appearances
• Interactive, contactless activities including a scavenger hunt and Frankenstein’s Dance Field
• Mother’s Nursing Area sponsored by IKEA

Gift Shop and Africa Restaurant open

Members: $6  //  Non-Members: $18 (under 2 is free)

Train rides, $2 per person

While the pumpkin enrichment and animal pop-up schedule will not be posted, activities will be scheduled throughout the day. No matter what time your entry, visitors will be sure to see some fun!

Advance reservations are required, no walk ups permitted. 

Click here to volunteer for ZooBoo!