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Zoothing Howl-O-Ween Celebration


Zoothing Boo at the Zoo

Saturday, Oct. 24
5:30 - 7 p.m.

A special hour for people with special needs who don’t like crowds or loud noises to enjoy Howl-O-Ween Celebration. Tickets are separate from Howl-O-Ween Celebration general admission tickets. Limited number of tickets available. 

Dress up in costume and explore your Akron Zoo decorated for a non-scary Howl-O-Ween Celebration, presented by Acme Fresh Market. Enjoy themed selfie stations throughout the park, meet some of your favorite mascots and receive a goodie bag at the end of your fang-tastic adventure! 


  • Akron Zoo member adult: Free
  • Non-member adult: $10
  • Akron Zoo member child: $7
  • Non-member child: $13
  • Infants (under two)*: Free
  • Non-member parking/shuttle fee: $3 per vehicle 

*Infants will not receive a treat bag. 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION for buying tickets: 

All guests must have a ticket to enter, including free member observers. Tickets must be purchased in advance. and must have a reserved time slot to enter. Tickets are not available at Acme Fresh Market stores this year. 

To avoid overcrowding, tickets are available via time ticketing. The half-hour time period selected for your tickets is the time you must enter the park. Entry will only be available during your time slot. Early or late admission cannot be allowed.

All guests, ages 10 and older, are required to wear a COVID face covering at all times when in the Akron Zoo. All our COVID-19 safety precautions will be in place during the event. 

Adults may come in costume, however, we ask that adults do not wear scary costumes.

Akron Zoo member 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, 2019. After creating an account, make sure you are logged in. 

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