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Boo At The Zoo

Sponsored by
Prairie Farms Dairy

Friday & Saturday, Oct. 13 & 14, 2017
6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Boo At The Zoo

Visit the Zoo for a ghoulishly fun event and enjoy the leaves changing color, the crisp air and countless exciting activities. Celebrate the Halloween season at the Milwaukee County Zoo, as Prairie Farms Dairy presents “Boo at the Zoo,” on Friday, October 13 and Saturday, October 14, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Enjoy these wicked, family-friendly activities:

  • Boo At The ZooTravel through the Halloween Haystack Maze, constructed from haystacks and Halloween characters at the Lake Evinrude Deck.
  • Take a spooky spin on the North Shore Bank Safari Train, transformed into the Raven’s Rail, and travel through the Zoo from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. (weather permitting).
  • Get a hauntingly spooky Halloween temporary tattoo in the Florence Mila Borchert Big Cat Country. Be sure to visit our popular African lions, Themba and Sanura.
  • Visit the Peck Welcome Center to purchase a sweet Halloween treat, caramel apples, courtesy of the American Association of Zookeepers (AAZK).
  • Experience a unique and entrancing Dancing Light Show among all of your favorite family farm animals in the Northwestern Mutual Family Farm.
  • Spread your wings and fly down to the Small Mammals Building to learn about bats and their importance from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Help bats that are losing their natural habitats by learning how to build a bat house in your backyard. Color a paper bat and place it in a bat house in the Aquatic & Reptile Center.
  • Watch as the Kohl’s Wild Theater team joins Jonathan Batfield and Count Hibernacula for a musical that teaches why bats are important to humans and what we can do to help them in Wisconsin. Showings are at 6:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 8:15 p.m.

Reduced admission rates are offered for Boo at the Zoo on both Friday and Saturday evenings:

Adults: $9
Juniors (age 3 to 12): $7
Children (2 and under): Free
Parking: $7

Zoological Society membership is valid for “Boo at the Zoo.”

Visit again next weekend for the Zoo's
Halloween Spooktacular!
Sponsored by Prairie Farms Dairy

October 20 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
October 21 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Don’t miss this safe trick-or-treat event at the Zoo.
Call (414) 256-5466 for reduced rates and information.

PumpkinClick here for a list of Frequently Asked Questions about the Zoo’s Halloween events.

For further details about all Zoo Halloween activities, please contact the Zoo at 414.256.5466.