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Boo Things to Do

Enjoy trick-or-treating for kids 11 and under in a storybook atmosphere! Say hello to Mumpkin the Giant Talking Pumpkin. Meet enchanting princesses and popular superheroes. Marvel at hundreds of artistically carved and lit pumpkins. Encounter the legendary Headless Horseman. Come join us for a party that just gets better around every turn!

Boo at the Zoo is rain or shine. Attractions are subject to regular Zoo maintenance and the cooperation of weather and animals. No refunds or exchanges. While you may catch a glimpse of a few party animals, many of our animal residents will not typically be on exhibit in the evenings so they can rest and maintain their regular schedules. See our Frequently Asked Questions.


Included with Boo at the Zoo admission! Take a spin on the carousel. Festive lighting and music are sure to get you in the Halloween spirit! See our Rider Policy.


Included with Boo at the Zoo admission! Journey back in time to Sleepy Hollow as you hear the famed tale of Ichabod Crane from one of the town’s guides. Don’t lose your head on this guided walk-through attraction when you spot the legendary Headless Horseman himself!


Included with Boo at the Zoo admission! Come view the intricate and beautiful webs of these beneficial insects. This popular 1,000 sq. ft. walk-through, free-crawling, spider house lets you stroll alongside REAL spiders and their webs without any barriers in a special guided tour.

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The spooky ice cream cone returns by popular demand! This pumpkin-spice cone with vanilla ice cream, purple sprinkles and topped with an Oreo cookie (Bomassa). Take the memories home with the pumpkin spice bundle: a spooky ice cream cone and pumpkin latte plush! Don’t forget to try our fried Oreo cookies and funnel cake fries (Wild Burger).

Age 21 and older? Unwind with an ice cold beer or glass of wine. There will be several craft beers on tap to choose from and frozen cocktails (Bomassa and Wild Burger). Feeling spooky? Try our Nightmare on Bourbon Street cocktail or the returning caramel apple cider. (Member discounts not valid on sale items or alcohol.)


Glow swords, bubble wands, cloth trick-or-treat bags ($2) and more will be available to add to your Halloween fun! Louisville Zoo members get 10% off select items.

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