Enjoy Halloween Festivities at “Zoo Boo”

If your family is looking for a Halloween destination with all of the fun, but none of the fright, “Zoo Boo” is the place for you!

Held the first three weekends in October, the Detroit Zoo’s “Zoo Boo” offers a diverse selection of festive Halloween attractions. Live entertainment acts include daring acrobatics, magic acts, and extreme pumpkin carving demonstrations.

Guests of all ages are invited to wear their costumes* and collect some sweets by trick-or-treating along the pumpkin-lined “unlucky” 13-station trick-or-treat trail.

Event Highlights

  • “Altogether Ooky” Movies
  • Haunted Reptile House
  • “Unlucky” 13-Station Trick-or-Treat Trail
  • Hands-On Spooky Science Laboratory

Admission Information

Dates: October 6-8, 13-15, and 20-22.
Cost: $10 online / $14 at the gate; children under 2 years old are free. Attendees are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance. Walk-up tickets are only sold from 6:45 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. on Zoo Boo dates.
Parking: On-site parking is $7 per car

For more fantastic zoo events year round, follow along with the Detroit Zoo on their website, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

*Balls, inflatables, stickers, frisbees, and balloons are prohibited on zoo grounds and should not be used as part of your costume.


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