“SPOOK-TACULAR” FUN FOR ALL AGES!General admission on sale now
2 to 6 p.m. Oct. 7-8, 14-15 and 20-22
Zoo Boo, presented by Corewell Health, returns to the Detroit Zoo for guests of all ages!
Explore the Zoo and experience festive pumpkin displays, strolling entertainment from jugglers and magicians and capture memories with themed photo opportunities all while visiting each of the trick-or-treating spots scattered throughout the Zoo!
The entire Zoo will be open, allowing you to visit your favorite animals and watch them enjoy a treat of their own. Special Halloween-themed enrichment activities will be taking place each day at various animal habitats! These activities are designed to simulate natural behaviors like foraging.
“FANG-TASTIC” FESTIVITIES INCLUDE:
- Strolling entertainment
- Trick-or-treating stations throughout the Zoo
- Halloween face painting
- Themed photo opportunities
- Education stations
- Habitat chats with Detroit Zoo animal care staff
- Seasonally-themed animal enrichment
- Access to the Zoo’s naturalistic habitats
- A showing of “SCOOB! 4-D Experience!”*
*Screenings take place every 20 minutes. Additional purchase required.
SCOOB! and all related characters and elements © & ™ Hanna-Barbera and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (s23)
WE’RE TAKING THE FUN TO THE NEXT LEVEL WITH SPECIAL THEMED WEEKENDS
Throughout the month of October, we will be decorating the park each weekend to honor your favorite nerdy pastimes, celebrate legendary movie monsters, and represent your favorite movie or book genres. Get in on the fun by dressing up to match each weekend’s theme!
NERD OUT IN NATURE
WEEKEND ONE: OCT. 7-8
We are kicking off Zoo Boo by celebrating whatever makes us nerd out! Whether it’s your favorite television show, boardgame or hobby, show us what brings you joy.
WEEKEND TWO: OCT. 14-15
This weekend is for legendary movie monsters! Walk like Frankenstein, howl like the Wolf Man or bring your own favorite monster to life on your trip to the Zoo.
MOVIES, BOOKS & MAKE BELIEVE!
WEEKEND THREE: OCT. 20-22
Embody your favorite action hero, dress the part for your go-to romantic comedy or solve clues like a mystery detective. Whether it’s a book or movie, everyone has their go-to genre. Share yours with us during the final weekend of Zoo Boo!
per person, ages 2 and older.
- Admission to Zoo Boo and all of the features
- Access to the entire Zoo
GENERAL ADMISSION INCLUDING THE THEATER + ADD ON
per person, ages 2 and older.
- All the features of Zoo Boo General Admission ($17-$24 value)
- 4D theater ticket to the “SCOOB! 4D Experience” ($8 value)
- Your choice of carousel or train ($5 value)
Sold as $8 add on to general admission ticket
Parking is $8 per car for all Zoo Boo attendees, including DZS members.
The more the merrier! Groups of 20 or more visiting Zoo Boo at the same time can receive $2 off each ticket. To take advantage of this special discount, contact Group Sales Manager Jenise Collins at email@example.com or (248) 336-5841.
All guests, ages 2 and older, require a ticket for entry. Space is limited, and prices vary subject to time and date. Tickets can be purchased either online or on site at Customer Care during daytime Zoo hours. All tickets must be purchased in advance; Limited number of walk-up tickets available on event days. The best way to guarantee your Zoo Boo experience is to purchase tickets in advance online.
From jugglers to magicians, we have the “spook-tacular” entertainment you’re looking for.
Trick or Treating
Fill up your reusable bag with a variety of snacks, toys and more at the many trick-or-treating stations throughout the Zoo.
Learn more about your favorite animals from the team members who work with them every day! If you’re lucky, you might even see the animals enjoy a Halloween treat of their own.
Themed Photo Opportunities
Grab the perfect family photo at one of our several fall- and Halloween-themed backdrops.
“SCOOB! 4-D Experience”
Join Scooby and the Mystery Inc. gang as they face their biggest, most challenging mystery ever: a plot to unleash a wild beast from a prehistoric underworld.
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