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Boo at the Zoo 2022
October 23, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 5:00 pm, repeating until October 30, 2022
Many sessions sold out. Possible traffic delays so please plan accordingly. We appreciate your patience. Have fun!
October 1-2, 6-9, 13-16, 20-23 and 27-30, 2022 (Thursdays – Sundays)
Party starts at 5 p.m. Route closes at 10 p.m.
Special Tickets Required for all guests ages 3+
41 YEARS OF DELIGHTFUL, NOT FRIGHTFUL FUN!
Special Ticket Required. A Louisville tradition for over 40 years, Boo at the Zoo, presented by Meijer, transforms your Zoo into a living storybook, complete with some of your favorite characters brought to life, fun music and a safe place for trick-or-treating for kids 11 and under. Your party ticket includes all rides, attractions and parking — giving you the merry you love without any scary add-ons. Parking is easy and convenient in the Zoo’s lot and FREE for party guests.
ALL THE FUN FOR ONE GREAT PRICE
Your favorite Boo at the Zoo attractions are all included with your admission! Your party ticket includes:
- Over one mile of themed fun
- 20 treat booths along the way
- The Spooktacular Carousel
- Photo opportunities with storybook characters, princesses and superheroes
- Our free-crawling “Not-So-Itsy-Bitsy” Spider House
- Virtual Halloween Costume Contest
- The Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow experience
- Plus, you help to save wildlife and wild places!
RESERVE TICKETS BELOW
TICKETS ON SALE!
Your party ticket includes all rides, attractions and parking.
Boo at the Zoo is rain or shine, no refunds or exchanges. To help manage attendance, all tickets must be purchased in advance on our website.
While you may catch a glimpse of some of our animals, most of the Zoo’s animal ambassadors will not be viewable in the evenings so they can rest and maintain their regular schedules.
TICKET PURCHASING TIPS
|More information for members and non-members on how to purchase tickets in our webstore.|
THINGS TO DO
|This party gets bigger and better around every turn! Take a photo with your favorite princess or superhero. Encounter the Headless Horseman. Take a spin on the Spooktacular Carousel. Hang out with ACTUAL spiders!|
VIRTUAL COSTUME CONTEST
|Join our Virtual Halloween Costume Contest!|
Show off your awesome Halloween costumes for 2022 in our Facebook comments. Extra points for animal costumes!
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
|Candy is a sweet treat but sometimes our treats can cause serious problems in animal habitats. Learn how to make your Halloween more wildlife-friendly with sustainable palm oil candy.|
Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022
Meijer Anytime Tickets
|Get tickets that are valid for ANY Boo at the Zoo night at a discounted price from Meijer!|
This popular FUNdraiser provides critical support every year to the Zoo’s animal care programs, botanical gardens, visitor experiences and conservation education. Thank you — you help make it possible!