Get ready to unleash the Halloween spirit! On October 21-22 and 28-29, BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo is thrilled to present its spooktacular annual event – Boo at the Zoo! This beloved family tradition is back and better than ever, promising a ghoulishly good time for all ages.
Step into a world of enchantment as the Baton Rouge Zoo transforms into a Halloween wonderland. Whether you’re a ghost, goblin, or a little ghoul, this event is tailor-made for family fun.
- Hand-painted fall and Halloween-themed photo ops throughout the Zoo
- Festive animal enrichments
- Ed-Zoo-Cation Station
- AAZK Dunk Booth for Conservation
- Children’s Entertainment at the Capital One Pavilion
- Mini-Pumpkin Patch, provided by Capital City Produce
- Halloween Goodie Bags at the end of your visit
It’s sure to be a good time for all ages!
Food will be available for purchase at the Flamingo Cafe and Food Court at the Capital One Pavilion, provided by Rice and Roux and The Funnel Factory.
Saturday, October 21
Sunday, October 22
Saturday, October 28
Sunday, October 29
Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: Is parking free?
A: Parking is free, but the parking lot often fills up for Boo at the Zoo. Deputies will assist in directing traffic but please “bear” with them. Cars will be permitted to enter as soon as spots become available. It’s best to get there early!
Q: Is your event scary?
A: Boo at the Zoo is a merry, not scary, Halloween event. The Hay Maze & other attractions are not scary and are suitable for young children.
Q: Can we bring our own snacks and beverages?
A: Outside snacks and beverages are not allowed inside the Zoo, but feel free to enjoy your Zoo favorites at the Flamingo Cafe, or try out the Food Court with everything from quesadillas and fried pickles to funnel cakes and smoothies!
So, mark your calendars for October 21-22 and 28-29, and don your favorite Halloween costume. Boo at the Zoo is an event you won’t want to miss.