The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium presents a merry-not-scary Boo at the Zoo, presented by Wendy’s® over 5 weekends in October 2021.
Join the Zoo Character Ambassadors and other costumed guests to celebrate the season! Boo at the Zoo takes place October 1-3, October 8-10, October 15-17, October 22-24, October 29-31, 2021.
Details are still tba for 2021. Below information is from 2020.
This family-friendly event also features Tommy C. Turtles Trick or Treat Trail, Cali’s Pirate Dance Party, Frogwortz Academy, Zoo Boo Choo Choo rolling through Vertebrate Village, plus animal encounters, character ambassadors, and many other exciting Halloween activities and demonstrations.
Go on Jama’s Jack-o-Lantern Journey seek-n-find to help find all of the character ambassadors pumpkins scattered throughout the Zoo. Help Jama Giraffe locate all of them to be entered to win a prize!
Wear a costume* and have a blast at America’s #1 Zoo! Special rides and attractions may be an additional cost to the zoo admission.
*Only adults accompanied by a child or children under 13 years of age will be permitted to wear costumes on zoo grounds and adults faces must be uncovered, because otherwise, that’s just creepy….
Boo at the Zoo Hours
October 1 –3, 8 – 10, 15 – 17, 22 – 24, 29 – 31
Fridays: 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. (Zoo opens at 10 a.m. Boo festivities begin at 5 pm)
Saturdays: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Sundays: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Heart of Africa and Congo Expedition will close at 5 pm each day.
Event is included with regular Zoo admission and with memberships. Parking is $10 for non-members. Advance tickets are not required, but encouraged to reduce the wait in line at tickets windows.
See more details about the Zoo discount days, special events, and more.
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