ZooBoo at the Indianapolis Zoo

202327sep(sep 27)12:00 am31oct(oct 31)11:00 pmZooBoo at the Indianapolis Zoo(September 27) 12:00 am - (October 31) 11:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Indianapolis Zoo, 1200 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46222-0309CategoryFall Fun,Zoo EventSeasonalFall Festival,Halloween

Event Details

Is regular October too humdrum, but haunted houses too creepy-crawly? Come to the Zoo for Halloween activities, amazing animals and pumpkins galore! ZooBoo is a fun family experience for itty-bitty ghouls and goblins as well as the bigger kids. October weather means active animals, colorful foliage and a new season to explore. Combine that with engaging, hands-free activities, spooktacular costumes and trick-or-treating, and you’ve got an unforgettable family tradition. Woo-hoo!

Best of all, ZooBoo is free for Zoo members and included with regular admission.

Indianapolis ZooBoo 2023 Days & Hours:

  • WEDNESDAY: 2-7 PM 
  • THURSDAY: 2-7 PM 
  • FRIDAY: 2-9 PM 
  • SATURDAY: 2-9 PM 
  • SUNDAY: 2-7 PM 

Closed Monday and Tuesday

Pumpkin Town

The Bicentennial Pavilion is home to a whimsical village where Mayor Jack who keeps guests on their toes with his boo-worthy jokes! Professor Pumpkin leads mystifying science demonstrations for little witches and wizards at Pumpkin School. While snakes, cats and other not-so-scary creatures scurry in Jack’s Barn, you can also see Caretaker Kris’ collection of spooky skulls.

More ZooBoo Fun

  • Meet Terra, a friendly witch, as she conjures up some Halloween magic at her cauldron
  • NEW spooky décor throughout Zoo grounds featuring ghouls and a larger-than-life spider
  • Trick-or-Treat Trail — including 7 treat stations in a NEW larger location in the Plains
  • Adult Trick-or-Treat Trail  — Friday and Saturday from 5-8pm (while supplies last)
  • Roller Ghoster — Indianapolis’ only roller coaster with a fun, Halloween twist!
  • Round-Go-Merry — the carousel that moves in reverse. Open until 7pm.
  • Spooktacular Train Ride — Enjoy a ride for a special view of the Zoo behind the scenes. Open until 7pm.
  • Every Saturday from 4:30-7:30pm, meet ballerinas from Swan Lake by the Indianapolis Ballet


September 27(wednesday) 12:00am - October 31(tuesday) 11:00pm(GMT-04:00)

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