FAQs: Boo at the Zoo

Yes, pre-purchased tickets are required. Purchase them online here, beginning Sept. 12 at 9 a.m. Zoo Passes and previously purchased tickets are not valid for this special evening.

Yes, Zoo Pass members save 15% with code treat and their member ID. Zoo Pass discount must be applied at the time of purchase.

Please purchase carefully, as tickets are not refundable and honored only on the evening for which you purchased them.

Boo at the Zoo is held rain or shine, so refunds are not provided.

Costumes are encouraged but are not required! Adults are welcome to wear costumes — please remember this is a family-friendly event and we ask that all costumes are appropriate for small children and are merry, not scary.

Yes, there are 10 treat stops along the Trick-or-Treat Trail. Please remember your trick-or-treat bag (bags are not provided)! Allergy-friendly options are also available.

Yes! Decorations include scarecrows, Pirate’s Cove, the Candy Corn Farmer’s Market, and hundreds of carved pumpkins.

These animal buildings are open for Boo at the Zoo: Aquatic & Reptile Center, Dairy Complex, Florence Mila Borchert Big Cat Country, Primates of the World, Small Mammals Building, and Sterns Family Apes of Africa. For their health and safety, outdoor animals are not viewable.

Yes, food and beverages are available throughout the Zoo.

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