Boo at the Zoo

Boo at the Zoo is BACK! Three Days of Kids FREE!

October 22, 23, 24  |  9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Boo at the Zoo is BACK! The family-friendly Halloween event returns Friday, October 22, Saturday, October 23, and Sunday, October 24 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day. Best of all, all kids 12 and under in costume will receive FREE admission for all three days!*

Enjoy your Zoo magically transformed into a living storybook! We invite you to be our guest as you meet some of the most royal princesses in the land, explore treasure with a real-life mermaid, and meet a pirate as you set sail on the Pirate Expedition Cruise. Plus, enjoy watching a professional pumpkin carver create masterpieces!

Enjoy trick-or-treating around the Zoo, visiting fun education stations, and watching animals interact with pumpkin enrichment!

All the fun is included in regular Zoo admission! Purchase tickets online now or buy at the door the day of the event!

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9:30 a.m. - Creepy Crawly Spotlight in Safari Canyon Theater
10:00 a.m. - Lions ~ Halloween Enrichment at the lion exhibit
10:30 a.m. - Seated Safari, Sponsored by Naples Daily News in Safari Canyon Theater
11:00 a.m. - Alligator Pumpkin Patch Feeding, Sponsored by Devoe Subaru of Naples & Gator Country 101.9
11:30 a.m. - Spooky & Swoopy Spotlight in Safari Canyon Theater
12:00 p.m. - Giraffes & Gourds Keeper Talk at giraffe exhibit
12:30 p.m. - Magic Show in Safari Canyon Theater
1:00 p.m. - Pythons & Pumpkins Keeper Talk at the python exhibit

Character meet and greets with the princesses, pirate, and mermaid will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Entertainers like the juggler, face painter, and pumpkin carver can be seen throughout the event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.


*Free Child Admission: Every child in costume will receive free admission to Naples Zoo. (Kids ages 12 and under.) For this family-friendly event, only adults accompanied by children are permitted in costume.

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