Boo at the Zoo!

Enjoy this fun, family-friendly Halloween tradition, with activities for all ages! Hundreds of Jack-o’-lanterns will guide you through the spooky treat stations. Take a ride on the Fright Night Express and the Endangered Species Carousel. If you or a group would like to volunteer to pass out treats at Boo at the Zoo, please call 217/421-7435 for available nights. 

2018 Boo at the Zoo Dates

  • October 12, 13, & 14
  • October 19, 20, & 21
  • October 25, 26, 27, & 28

 

DatesHours
Weekdays: October 12, 19, 25 & 265:30 - 8 p.m.
(Not-so-spooky rides from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.; Spooky rides start at 6:30 p.m.) 
Saturdays & Sundays: October 13, 14, 20, 21 & 27, 283 - 8 p.m.
(Not-so-spooky rides 3 – 6:30 p.m.; Spooky rides start at 6:30 p.m.)
Closed on October 29, 30 & 31
AdmissionTrainCarousel
$5.00 (treats)$2.75$2.25
$4.00 (no treats)$2.25 (FOZ)$1.75 (FOZ)
Under age 2 and not collecting treats: Free

 


PJ Party with Santa

Kids aged 3 – 10 can bring a pillow, wear PJ’s and visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus while they make an ornament, decorate cookies, and enjoy an animal presentation!

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156560-183 - 10Sat.December 81 - 3 p.m.
156560-243 - 10Sat.December 85 - 7 p.m.