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Boo at the Zoo

Dress your little ghosts and goblins in their costumes for everyone's favorite non-scary Halloween event, Boo at the Zoo, presented by Acme Fresh Market. Bring your own bag or bucket to collect treats from 12 themed treat stations located throughout the zoo.

Tickets on sale in September

Dates for 2019

Oct. 12-13, 19-20 & 26-27

New event times: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Doors will open early at 10:30 a.m. for pre-sale ticket holders only. 


Pricing coming soon! 

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.

Ticket Definitions

  • 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. 

Presenting sponsor:

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.