Dates for 2019
Click the date to purchase tickets. For Zoothing Boo at the Zoo tickets, see below.
New event times: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Doors will open early at 10:30 a.m. for early bird ticket holders only.
General Admission Tickets
- Treaters: $15
- Akron Zoo member observers: $2
- Non-member observers: $12
- Non-member parking/shuttle fee: $3 per vehicle
IMPORTANT INFORMATION for buy tickets:
All guests must have a ticket to enter, including free MEMBER observers. Tickets are available online and at the Akron Zoo box office. Tickets are not available at Acme Fresh Market stores this year.
Akron Zoo member and early bird discounts will appear once tickets have been added to your cart. Please make sure to log in and then continue to check-out to view your discount.
We do have a new online system and all guests, including Akron Zoo members, will need to create a new account if you have not done so already after March 1. After creating an account, make sure you are logged in.
- Trick-or-treater: Anyone who wishes to collect treats from each treat stations, regardless of age.
- Observer: Anyone, including members, visiting the zoo who does not wish to trick-or-treat.
- Infant: Children under two who will NOT be trick-or-treating. Infants do require a ticket.
Adults may come in costume, however, adults are prohibited from covering their face with masks, face paint or other face coverings.
Teal Pumpkin Project
We offer non-food items for children with food allergies. Let the volunteers at the treat know that you're a Teal Pumpkin participant, and they'll have a special treat just for you!
Costume Character Meet and Greets
- 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.: Captain Herione
- 3 - 6 p.m.: Wayfinder Princess
- 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.: Pocket Monster
- 3 - 6 p.m.: Peter Pan
- 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.: M. Mouse
- 3 - 6 p.m.: Spider Hero
- 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.: Rapunzel
- 3 - 6 p.m.: Panther Hero
- 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.: Troll Princess
- 3 - 6 p.m.: Sci-Fi Hero
- 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.: Super Hero
- 3 - 6 p.m.: Mermaid Princess
Costume characters provided by Imaginos Productions, LLC.
Acme Community Cash Back Program
Zoothing Boo at the Zoo
Saturday, Oct. 19
9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
We'll be opening an hour early for people with special needs who don’t like crowds or loud noises to trick-or-treat. Event tickets are required. Tickets are separate from Boo at the Zoo general admission tickets. Limited number of tickets available.
*Please note: The train and carousel will open at 10:30 a.m. on Oct. 19.