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Boo at the Zoo

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BOO! The Milwaukee County Zoo invites you to a spooky Zoo visit this Halloween season. Kids and families will enjoy Boo at the Zoo, presented by Prairie Farms Dairy, Thursday, Oct. 20 through Sunday, Oct. 23 from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Boo at the Zoo (a walking event this year) will feature wicked family-friendly activities including a Trick-or-Treat Trail, live pumpkin-carving demos, dazzling light shows, plus so much more! Several of the animal buildings will be open just for this event!

Enjoy these fun not frightful activities:
- Trick or treat through “Adventure Africa” with 10 different sweet spots. Costumes are encouraged and all candy is made with sustainable palm oil. (Trick-or-treat bags are not provided.)
- Be dazzled by a light show and Halloween décor throughout the Zoo including Pirates Cove, the Candy Corn Farmer’s Market, and Spooky Hollow.
- Go Batty for Mad Science Milwaukee! Kids will surely enjoy some spooky science at these fun stations: Monster Design Lab, Dr. Van De Graaff’s Hair Salon, and Mad Scientist’s Laboratory.
- Ride the not-too-spooky North Shore Bank Safari Train turned Halloween-themed ride – a delight at night!
- Learn all about our animals! The Creature of the Night talks will be complete with Halloween-themed conservation connections.
- A variety of food and beverages will be available throughout the Zoo.

2022 Dates & Times

October 20-23

5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Cost & Discounts

Tickets are nonrefundable and honored only for the specific evening for which they were purchased.

Parking is included in the ticket price – a $15 value.
Adults: $13.50
Juniors (ages 3 to 12): $11.50
Children (2 and under): Free
Parking: Included in ticket price
Zoo Pass Discount: 15% discount with code treat and member ID

Tickets are available for purchase beginning Monday, Sept. 12 at 9 a.m. Tickets available online, and at a limited number; available until the night of the event or until the event is sold out. Zoological membership is not valid for Boo at the Zoo; the discount is only available online.

Closed Today

Nov. 30, 2022

Location

Milwaukee County Zoo
10005 West Blue Mound Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226

Milwaukee County

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Contact

Phone: 414-256-5466

Website: http://www.milwaukeezoo.org/events/boo.php

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Last Updated

Sept. 8, 2022, 10:33 a.m.

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