Rosamond Gifford Zoo

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Zoo Boo

Zoo Boo Tickets are needed for trick-or-treaters only. Parents or caregivers that do not wish to trick-or-treat are not required to have a Zoo Boo Ticket.
Please Note: Admission to the zoo is not included in Zoo Boo ticket price.

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Advance Sale Tickets:
Members: $7
Non-Members: $8

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Day Of Tickets:
Members: $8
(Ticket link will be active on Zoo Boo days only)

Purchase Now

Day Of Tickets:
Non-Members: $9 
(Ticket link will be active on Zoo Boo days only)

Make sure your membership information is up to date by creating an account with our new online registration form below.

Saturdays and Sundays
October 9-31
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

One of the Rosamond Gifford Zoo’s most beloved family events is back with a safe, fun “kooky not spooky” daytime Halloween celebration. The zoo becomes a kid-friendly haunt with trick-or-treat stations, creepy crawly animal encounters, keeper chats, games, activities and photo ops. Wear your costumes and bring your treat bags for this adorably awesome event!

Themed Weekends
October 9-10: Animals
October 16-17: Witches & Wizards
October 23-24: Super Hero
October 30-31: Your favorite costumes!

Download a social story that outlines the Zoo Boo experience before your arrival

Social stories help set expectations for the event in a simple text and visual format. They are usually designed to benefit individuals who are neurodivergent but can be beneficial to anyone wanting to know more about what to expect at an event.


Volunteer Opportunities

Come dressed in costume an lend a helping hand at the zoo. You can help with a cemetery clue game, run a craft station, come dressed as a fortune teller, supervise games, be a mascot (penguin, frog or elephant), lead a dance party or hand out treats or bags. Whatever you choose it will be a howling good time!

Shifts are 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. or 12:30-4 p.m. Choose one or both!

Questions? Contact Kim Coons, Director of Education and Volunteer Services
(315)435-8511 x8569 or [email protected]


Sponsorship Opportunities

For more information, to sponsor or participate, please contact Heidi Strong, Director of Development at [email protected]  or (315) 435-8511 x8526