No tricks, just treats at Boo at the Zoo
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No tricks, just treats at Boo at the Zoo

The Fort Worth Zoo will host its 27th annual Halloween celebration Boo at the Zoo for one weekend only on Oct. 26, 27 and 28, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The family-friendly event will offer entertainment throughout the entire Zoo and plenty of treats to satisfy any sweet tooth.

This year’s Boo at the Zoo, presented by Central Market, will offer treat stations and Halloween-themed entertainment throughout the park. In addition to trick-or-treating, guests of all ages will enjoy a live animal stage show at the Outdoor Learning Theater, a kids’ craft zone, carnival games, musical entertainment and a day packed with Wild Encounter keeper chats. Zoo guests and members will receive six Boo at the Zoo treat 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 also invited to submit decorated pumpkins for the Boo at the Zoo pumpkin patch. Participants of any age can transform pumpkins into works of art using paint, stencils, accessories – whatever they can conceptualize and create. Because we don’t want your pumpkin to rot, please do not carve. Pumpkins selected by the Zoo’s panel of judges will be featured at the event alongside creations from Zoo staff.

Boo at the Zoo is free with admission - $14 for adults, $10 for children ages 3 to 12, $10 for seniors ages 65 and older, and free for children 2 and younger. The event is free for Zoo members. More details can be found at