Boo at the Zoo 2012
October 20 & 21
October 27 & 28
Zoo admissions gate open 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Zoo grounds close at 5 p.m.
Regular Zoo admissions apply.
New this year! Boo Den - Our KidsZoo boardwalk is the new location for this Boo at the Zoo favorite! Visitors of all ages will enjoy this merry, not scary "haunted habitat." Presented by LUBA Workers' Comp.
Hay Maze - It's the International Year of the Bat, and to celebrate the Hay Maze is batty! Wander through our merry, not scary hay maze and discover what a group of bats is called. $1 per person and proceeds benefit your Zoo! Presented by McDonald's.
Spooky Train Ride - No visit to the Zoo is complete without a ride on the Cypress Bayou Railroad. Our track is decorated with friendly ghosts and ghouls. $2 per person.
Safari Snapshot Photo Booth - Say cheese! Albemarle Foundation is graciously sponsoring our photo kiosk this year at Boo. Visit the photo booth, strike multiple poses and enjoy a beautiful, full-color photo. It's the perfect memento of your day at Boo at the Zoo. $5 per photo; includes 3 poses.
EdZooCation Station - Our Wildlife Safari Amphitheatre is transformed for this event into a hands-on animal extravaganza! Don't miss our shows at 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Between shows we'll have our volunteers and Zoo Educators available for games and more information about Year of the Bat. The EdZooCation Station is graciously presented by Capital One Bank.
AAZK Booth - Visit the Baton Rouge Chapter of American Association of Zoo Keeper (AAZK). This year at Boo at the Zoo, AAZK is raising money for Bowling For Rhinos, their national philanthropy. Stop by to talk with our Zoo Keepers, learn about the amazing things they do for rhinos and take your chance at their ring toss game. $1 per try; all proceeds benefit AAZK philanthropy projects, continuing education and professional development.
Boo at the Zoo 2012
Q: When is Boo at the Zoo?
A: Oct. 20, 21, 27 & 28
Q: What are the hours for Boo at the Zoo?
A: Admissions are open 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Zoo grounds close at 5 p.m.
Q: How old do you have to be to trick-or-treat?
A: Treats are for children ages 2-12.
Q: Is parking free?
A: Parking is free. The parking lot often fills up for Boo at the Zoo. Deputies will assist directing traffic, but please "bear" with us. Cars will be permitted to enter as soon as spots become available.
Q: Is your event scary?
A: Boo at the Zoo is a merry, not scary Halloween event. The Hay Maze, Boo Den and other attractions are not scary and are suitable for young children.
Thank you to our wonderful event sponsors: