Fall Family Fun

Fall Family Fun

Celebrate the Autumn season with us and #Fall4TBZ 🧡🐢

From Saturday, October 17th through Saturday, October 31st we invite your family to visit the Zoo in your Halloween costume! Follow the Zoo Clues on your visit to complete our Scavenger Hunt
Don’t forget to snap a pic of your favorite animal and share with friends!
Can’t make it? Follow us on Instagram and Facebook and check back here for activities to celebrate Halloween@Home 🎃

**Please note, due to the current environment we are unable to host our Safe Howl-O-Ween trick-or-treating event this year.**


Download the Scavenger Hunt to follow on your Zoo visit


Join us for a hauntingly good Facebook Live on Friday, October 23rd and Friday, October 30th at 2pm.


Bring Halloween and the Zoo to your home with a mask craft. Download the pdf below and choose from a giraffe, jaguar or a special TBZ template! Will you wear yours as a mask or hat?!

Halloween Masks Template

We would love to see photos of you and your creation, please share them with us on our Twitter, Instagram and  Facebook! #halloween@home



Halloween Keeper Contest

Our Animal Keeper Departments are facing off with a Halloween themed animal enrichment contest. Check out our Facebook for some videos from the day of and be sure to follow up before Halloween to vote for your favorite!



Ready for a little boo at the zoo?  Add on our Halloween-themed Spooky Storytime to your Zoo visit! Or just join us for our storytime program!

Spooky Storytime is a fun, family event; wear your favorite Halloween costume and enjoy a spooky story read by a not-too-scary costumed character. Does not include zoo admission. Pre-registration required.

Spooky Storytime dates:  10/17, 10/18, 10/24, 10/25, and 10/31. Seatings at 10:30am and 1:30pm

Reserve your spot today: 2020 Spooky Storytime

Happy Halloween!


Scavenger Hunt, Halloween costumes encouraged, Spooky Storytimes, FB LIVES, and other @ home activities


Saturday, October 17 – Saturday, October 31


Included in Zoo Admission

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