Thursday, October 17 and Friday, October 18

10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

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To help us with our green initiatives, please bring a bag, plastic pumpkin, or other container for trick-or-treating.

Little Boo is the pre-school pirates’ and princesses’ chance to delight without the fright! Toddlers and preschool aged children are invited to wear their Halloween costumes to trick or treat throughout the Zoo and enjoy puppet shows, strolling magic, character meet & greets, crafts and games sized just for them.

Ghoulish Games, Strolling Magic & Spooktacular Play Area (10 a.m. – 3 p.m)
Main Plaza 

Artistic Pumpkin Carving Demonstrations by Ice Creations (11 a.m. -2 p.m.)
Near playground

Puppet Shows (Noon, 1 & 2 p.m.)
Natures’ Neighborhood

Photo Opportunities (10 a.m. – 3 p.m.): Thu- Snow Queen, Vamperina & Elena, Fri- PJ Masks, Moana, Maui, Mulan & Ariel
Near playground
Characters provided by Laurel’s Princess Parties, LLC

Jack-o-lantern Express – $2.50 per person

Featuring Halloween storytime train rides

*Please note, parking rates still apply

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Member Children

(ages 11 and under)


per person

Non-Member Children

(ages 11 and under)


per person

Non-Member Adults


per person

Non-Member Seniors

(ages 60+)


per person

Teal Pumpkin Project

For Little Boo and Pumpkin Path, the Zoo will be taking part in the Teal Pumpkin Project™ and offering non-candy treats at select stations this year. This movement was launched as a national campaign by Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) in 2014 and raises awareness of food allergies and promotes inclusion of all trick-or-treaters throughout the Halloween season. At select candy stations, we will offer non-food treats as an option so all can enjoy the event safely and be able to receive a treat at EVERY station. These stations will be signified with a teal-painted pumpkin and signage. For more information on the Teal Pumpkin Project™, visit their website at