Our annual Halloween tradition is back at the Bronx Zoo. We have family-friendly activities and have taken all safety precautions for you to have a great experience. Come dressed in your Halloween best and enjoy!
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Magic & Mind Reading
Our popular magician is back with an animal-inspired magic & mind reading show, sure to thrill and delight the entire family.
Grizzly Corner, every 30 min. 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.*
Extinct Animal Graveyard
Stop by the eerie graveyard of animal species that are no longer with us and learn how to prevent it from happening in the future.
Astor Court, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Delight in amazing costumed entertainment by our stilt walkers and Halloween-themed puppets. Join in the fun and make sure you’re showing off your Halloween best!
Astor Court, 12 & 2 p.m.
(Character photo op to follow)
Pumpkin Carving Demos
Watch as expert artists create giant animals out of pumpkins. Shout out your favorite species during speed carves and see if they can create it!
Enjoy some Halloween treats and discover some of our animals’ favorite snacks along the way
Mouse House Lawn, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Walk among hundreds of expertly carved pumpkins and try to find your favorite
Butterfly Patio, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Search for your favorite "masked" and "costumed" animals in our MASKerade scavenger hunt!
*Shows run approximately 15 minutes long to allow for sanitization in between sets. Seating is socially distanced and show capacity is limited.
Enjoy two puppet adventures at our Wildlife Theater. Experience the magic of dinosaurs or sharks and discover they're not as scary as you think.
LOCATED AT ASTOR COURT*
Dinosaurs the Musical!
Go back in time in this puppet show with Cope and Marsh as they discover that dinosaurs share a lot of the same survival strategies as modern animals.
10:30 a.m., 12:45 p.m., 2:45 p.m.
The Adventures of SuperShark
Join our new superhero SuperShark and learn about an animal that lives in our own backyard, sharks and all the things we can do to protect their ocean home. By the end of the show you will become an ocean superhero too!
11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m.
*Shows run approximately 15 minutes long to allow for sanitization in between sets. Seating is socially distanced.