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Boo At The Zoo

Presented by
Prairie Farms Dairy

Friday & Saturday, Oct. 18 & 19, 2019
6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Boo At The Zoo

2019 Halloween Guide
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Boo! The Milwaukee County Zoo invites you to a spooky Zoo visit this Halloween season. Boo at the Zoo, presented by Prairie Farms Dairy, returns Friday, Oct. 18 and Saturday, Oct. 19 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Boo at the Zoo will feature wicked family-friendly activities including a haystack maze, a Pumpkin Path, and temporary tattoos, plus so much more!

Boo at the Zoo tickets are required for this event, order here: https://shop.milwaukeezoo.org/#/SpecialEvents starting Sept. 4 at 8:30 a.m.

Enjoy these scarily fun activities:

  • Boo At The ZooNEW! Stroll on the Pumpkin Path to see intricately carved animals into pumpkins.
  • Travel through the Halloween Haystack Maze, constructed from haystacks, and visit with Halloween characters in the Otto Borchert Family Special Exhibits Building.
  • Get a spooky Halloween temporary tattoo in the Florence Mila Borchert Big Cat Country. Be sure to visit the cheetahs, Imara and Kira!
  • Have you always wanted to transform into another creature? Now’s the time! Face painting will be available.
  • Try your hand at coloring Peanut’s crown! It would be a great addition to your Halloween costume.
  • Learn all about our nocturnal animals. The Creatures of the Night talks are a must see!
  • Purchase a hauntingly sweet Halloween treat, caramel apples, in the Peck Welcome Center courtesy of the American Association of Zookeepers (AAZK).

Tickets are nonrefundable and good for the specific date purchased, parking is included in the ticket price. We anticipate this popular event selling out.

Boo At The Zoo
Adults: $10.25
Juniors (age 3 to 12): $8.25
Children (2 and under): Free
Parking: Included in ticket price
Zoo Pass Discount: $2 off with code BooPass2019 and member ID

Tickets are available online until 6 p.m. Friday and until 6 p.m. Saturday, OR until the event is sold out, whichever comes first.

All activities are free with Zoo admission unless otherwise noted. For more information on the event, please contact the Zoo at 414.256.5466. You’d be goul-ish to miss this thrilling event!

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

October 25 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
October 26 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Halloween Spooktacular is a safe and not-too-spooky
trick-or-treat event!

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