Boo at the Zoo Drive-Thru!

Visit Website Add to My Favorites

In 2021, Boo at the Zoo will once again be a re-imagined 1.5-mile drive-thru Halloween experience. Guests will ride on Zoo pathways through themed areas, carved pumpkins, light shows and enjoy Boo at the Zoo all from the comfort of their cars.

New this year - Bring your trick-or-treat bags! Guests can trick-or-treat from their vehicles! Tasty treats will be handed-out along the route.

Food stops will be available to purchase snacks and treats.

This event is a merry-not-scary ride, appropriate for kids of all ages, and kids at heart.

Advanced, online tickets are required, and available beginning Sept. 15 at 8 a.m.

Boo at the Zoo Drive-Thru is a fundraiser, and guest participation directly supports the Milwaukee County Zoo and the 2,200+ animals in our care.

Animals are not viewable during these evenings.
Restrooms will be open for emergency use only.

Face Mask Requirements
Face masks are required if emergency use of the bathroom is necessary.

What are the rules of the road?
- Speed limit is 4 mph.
- You must always remain in your vehicle.
- Please leave a safe distance from the car directly in front of you.
- Passing is not permitted.
- Vehicle size is limited to 20 feet in length and 8 feet high.
- Smoking and alcoholic beverages are not permitted.
- Loud noises, horn honking is not permitted.
- This event is for motorized vehicles only.
- Guests must comply with seatbelt and child restraint laws.
- All other vehicle laws apply while at Boo at the Zoo Drive-Thru.

2021 Dates & Times

October 14-17, 21-24

5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.*
Timed entry every 30 minutes
*Last car admittance is at 9 p.m.

Cost & Discounts

General Admission: $55/carload*
Zoo Pass Members: $50/carload* (discount code is BooPass2021)
*A carload is the number of people which cannot exceed the number of seatbelts.

Advanced, online tickets only. Tickets will not be available at the Zoo.
Tickets are nonrefundable and not transferable to a different day or time.
Because of the nature of this experience, entry is only at the purchased time.

Closed Today

Dec. 6, 2021


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

Milwaukee County

Google Maps directions


Phone: 414-256-5466




  • Snack Bar

How to Find Us


Google Maps directions

Event map

Last Updated

Sept. 15, 2021, 9:48 a.m.

  • Nearby Events

    September 24 - September 26 

    Wheelchair Accessible

    Harvest Fair

    West Allis

    Celebrate 28 years of Harvest Fair, September 24-26, 2021! Enjoy free live entertainment on several stages, including local artists, Bank Five Nine Amphitheater headliners with nightly entertainment presented by Bud Light, and Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Shows presented by WaterStone Bank. Find activities the entire family will love include Harvest Fair …


    Family Friendly, Festival/Party

    October 1 - November 2 

    Disney Halloween Hideout

    West Allis

    This home display features some of the most devious villains Disney has ever created. Come see them scheming to take over Halloween through the windows. This is an elaborate fun yard display for children of all ages. Jack Skellington and Sally along with a few others join the display this …


    Family Friendly, Halloween House/Yard Display

    October 1 - October 30 

    Novak Manor

    West Allis

    We are a home haunt that offers a fun free activity for all ages throughout October. You can walk or drive by the yard any evening. On Fridays and Saturdays from 6-10pm there will be live actors in the yard. On those nights the garage and backyard will also be …


    Family Friendly, Haunted Attraction, Halloween House/Yard Display, ...

    View All Nearby Events

December 6th, 2021 3:27 p.m. CST 14