Face Painting

Add even more fun to your Turtle Back Zoo visit with some wild face painting! Up to 40 different designs available from safari animals to superheroes, we can transform our guests into just about anything. Master face painter, Becky McDonald and friends are at the zoo every weekend May through September and are also available for zoo birthday parties all year round.

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Memorial Day – Labor Day
Every Day

Labor Day – Memorial Day

**Occasional weekday holidays included


Tattoo  $5
Face Paint   $8 – $10

Turtle Back Zoo

The Essex County Turtle Back Zoo is temporarily closing to the public effective March 14, 2020 following the lead and directive of our state health and government officials as a measure to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus in our community.Learn more