Thanks for a wonderful event!
We hope everyone enjoyed our all-new ZooBoo! The spooktacular fun is done for 2017, but look for next year's details coming soon.
This year, we offered lots of wild, new ways to celebrate fall — from spooktacular activities to amazing animals and pumpkins galore! New for 2017, ZooBoo
presented by Central Indiana Honda Dealers was bigger than ever before!
This year, we've added four additional days to include Thursdays for the first time, plus an an all-new Halloween experience awaits inside Pumpkin Town presented by Macy's.
Fall is one of the best times to visit. The Zoo opens at 9am, so come out early to enjoy mild temperatures and active animals out all day. View our ZooBoo Map to discover all the Halloween fun throughout the Zoo!
Pumpkin Town presented by Macy's
The Bicentennial Pavilion will be transformed into a whimsical village where Mayor Jack bestows fun all around.
Thrills and smiles are hiding around every corner of the mirror maze inside the Candy Corn Factory presented by Metro PCS.
Guests can also visit not-so-scary Halloween critters in Jack's Barn, or visit the cats being fostered by our friendly witch. Through our partnership with the Humane Society of Indianapolis, guests can learn about adopting these adorable animals after ZooBoo ends.
Little witches and goblins can make crafts at Pumpkin School.
Plus, there will be music, dancing and the little ones' favorite Pumpkin Bowling presented by Universal Windows Direct.
Additional ZooBoo Activities
Kids can take a fun dash down Broomstick Alley presented by State Farm, located in the Kroger Splash Park.
Rides will feature a festive twist, including the Round-Go-Merry — the carousel that moves in reverse — and the Spooktacular Train, which offers an enchanted ride with a special treat at the end.
The animals offer the perfect backdrop for all the family-friendly fun.
With more mild temperatures, animals are typically more active during the fall.
Enjoy Halloween-themed animal enrichment and extra animal chats throughout the celebration. View our ZooBoo Map for the full schedule.
Even the elephant herd will be getting into the Halloween spirit with the pumpkin splattering fun of the Elephant Pumpkin Smash presented by Sam's Club!
Trick-or-Treating in Plains
The Trick-or-Treat Trail presented by Peyton Manning Children's Hospital at St. Vincent includes five treat stations, presented by Chili's and Golden Corral, FedEx and Visit Fort Wayne.
Kids are encouraged to wear their favorite, wild costumes and bring a reusable bag to collect treats. For the safety of all guests, masks and full makeup are only allowed for children ages 12 and under.
Allergy-friendly snacks are available upon request.
We proudly provide only items that are palm-oil free, contain sustainable palm oil or are produced by a member of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil, which is working to make orangutan-friendly palm oil readily available. Find a great orangutan-friendly Halloween candy list here, plus, our friends at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo have a great app to help you on the go.
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