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    Boo at the Zoo

  • Recurring daily
  • Dates:
    October 21, 2016 - October 23, 2016
  • Time:
    5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
  • Admission:
    General Admission $20 members, $30 non-members (plus small parking fee); At the gate $25 members, $35 non-members
  • Location:
  • Address:
    3001 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20008
  • Phone:

Ghouls and ghosts of all ages will enjoy the eerie entertainment stage with a DJ spinning Halloween hits along with magicians and jugglers, and be sure to try your luck in the spooktacular scarecrow field!

Treat stations will include goodies for all ages, including adult treats like craft beer and food tastings. Other treats include all the chocolate you could desire with Twix, Snickers, Milky Way, M&Ms, Three Musketeers, and healthy options from Benito's Chips and Honest Tea.

 Event Highlights

Superheroes, Zombies, and Princesses will all enjoy:

  • A commemorative Boo at the Zoo trick-or-treat bag
  • 40+ treat stations
  • Live entertainment
  • After-hours access to animal houses and exhibits, including:
    • Small Mammal House
    • Great Ape House
    • Reptile Discovery Center
    • Think Tank
    • Great Cats Circle
    • Elephant Community Center
    • Kids Farm
    • Bird House
    • Asia Trail (David M. Rubenstein Family Giant Panda Habitat will be closed)
  • Animal experiences and Zoo education stations
  • Rides on the Speedwell Conservation Carousel (additional charge)