Boo at the Zoo

Akron Zoo's Popular Halloween Event
Posted on 10/22/2021
Boo at the ZooBoo at the Zoo returns to the Akron Zoo on Saturdays-Sundays, Oct. 16-17, 23-24 and 30-31 from 11 a.m.-7 p.m., presented by Acme Fresh Market. For this non-scary event, guests can wear a Halloween costume and trick-or-treat at 12 treat stations that are decorated throughout the zoo. Various costume characters from Imaginos Productions will be available for photo opportunities from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. each day. Attendees of any age may dress in costume, but adults are prohibited from covering their face with costume masks or face paint in all indoor buildings. Guests medically able to wear a COVID face mask should do so in all indoor buildings. The zoo is partnering with Teal Pumpkin Project for anyone with food allergies; request a Teal Pumpkin treat at each station to receive a non-food item. A special Zoothing Boo at the Akron Zoo will take place Oct. 30 at 9:30 a.m. for guests with different abilities to trick-or-treat without loud noises and crowds. Those tickets are separate from general admission, and a limited number are available. Get your tickets at or at the Akron Zoo box office. Tickets purchased online are available at a discounted rate, and online ticket holders will receive early entrance at 10:30 a.m. Online tickets are $13 for trick-or-treaters, $10 for non-members and $3 for parking/shuttle. Akron zoo members are free but require a ticket. Box office tickets are $15 for trick-or-treaters, $12 for non-members, $2 for members and $5 for parking/shuttle. Children under two years of age who do not wish to treat or treat are free but require a ticket. For more information, visit the website; or call 330.375.2550.
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