Twenty-fourth annual Boo at the Zoo is sure to be sweet
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Twenty-fourth annual Boo at the Zoo is sure to be sweet

Fort Worth Zoo is preparing for its family friendly Halloween event

FORT WORTH, Texas – The Fort Worth Zoo’s family friendly Halloween celebration is back, skipping the tricks and offering even more treats throughout the park for one weekend only on Oct. 23, 24 and 25, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

This year’s Boo at the Zoo, presented by Central Market, will offer more treat stations in additional areas of the park and more Halloween-themed animal enrichment activities than ever before. In addition to trick-or-treating throughout the Zoo, guests of all ages will enjoy a live animal stage show at the Outdoor Learning Theater, a pumpkin patch, all-new family entertainment and a day packed with Wild Encounter keeper chats.

Zoo guests and members will receive six Boo at the Zoo coupons at the Zoo’s main ticket booth at no additional cost. Coupons can be redeemed at treat stations throughout the entire park. Additional coupons are available for purchase.

The community is invited to submit decorated pumpkins for the Boo at the Zoo pumpkin patch. Participants of all ages can transform a pumpkin into works of art using paint, stencils, accessories – whatever they can concept and create. Pumpkins selected by the Zoo’s panel of judges will be featured at the event alongside creations from zookeepers and local celebrities.

Boo at the Zoo is free with admission—$12 for adults, $9 for children ages 3 to 12, $9 for seniors ages 65 and up, and free for children 2 and younger. The event is free for Zoo members.

The nationally acclaimed Fort Worth Zoo has been ranked the Best Zoo in Texas by Yahoo Travel, the No. 5 zoo in the nation by USA Travel Guide, the No. 1 attraction in the DFW Metroplex by Zagat survey and a top 10 zoo or aquarium by FamilyFun magazine and TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Awards. The Zoo is home to more than 500 animal species and a world-famous reptile collection, housed in the Museum of Living Art (MOLA). The institution’s focus on education and conservation is second to none, enhancing the lives of more than 1 million visitors a year.


For further information, contact:

Alexis Wilson, Communications Director

Avery Elander, Public Relations Manager