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Boo at the Zoo

Boo at the Zoo

A family-friendly Halloween event! Join us for our 7th annual Boo at the Zoo. TRICK or TREAT your way around the zoo brought to you by local businesses. This is a safe and unique Halloween party you do not want to miss!

NEW THIS YEAR! BUY ONLINE & SKIP THE LINE! Purchase your tickets in advance online and get quicker access through a special Admissions area set up for season membership holders and online ticket purchases, so you can skip the general admission lines!


Event Details:

  • 3 Day Event (October 12, October 13 & October 14)
  • Costume Contests (Categories: Ages 0-2, Ages 3-7, Ages 8-12, Best Group)
  • Find the Golden Pumpkin Contest for your chance win a 2020 family season membership (2 Adult/ 2 Child)
  • Fun Zone in the amphitheater area
  • Trick-or-Treating

Costume Contest Times:

Costume contests will take place daily in the Safari Niagara amphitheater area. Each category will take place at the following times:

  • Ages 0-2: 12:00PM
  • Ages 3-7: 1:00PM
  • Ages 8-12: 2:00PM
  • Best Group: 2:30PM

Admission Details:

  • Children 12 & under in costume receive FREE admission with donation of a non-perishable food item
  • Adults receive special admission rate of $17.00 +HST with donation of a non-perishable food item
  • Regular pricing will be in effect for guests without a food donation
  • Season membership holders receive FREE admission

Additional Details:

  • NO coupons, discounts or special offers will be valid on event dates
  • The event will proceed rain or shine
  • The Gator Express Tram¬†will NOT be running on Boo at the Zoo event days
  • No Keeper Talks or Behind the Scenes Tours will take place on Boo at the Zoo event days
  • The only activities open on events days will be the Walk Through Budgie exhibit and the Carousel
  • Admission Gate will close at 3PM and no admittance will be permitted after this time

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